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The 10th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

February 8, 2020 | By
The 10th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony on February 6, 2020 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for... »

Oscar Contender: Sound Mixing and Editing Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

February 7, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Sound Mixing and Editing <em>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood</em>

For production sound mixer Mark Ulano, the journey he has taken on Quentin Tarantino’s films has been a decidedly unique experience, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was no exception. “He is very old school,” Ulano said about Tarantino, noting that the universe in which you operate on a film with this director... »

Oscar Contender: Joker Cinematographer Lawrence Sher

February 6, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: <em>Joker</em> Cinematographer Lawrence Sher

Cinematographer Lawrence Sher drew inspiration and influence from the 70s and 80s, but also supplanted in a multi-tiered dimension of cinematography through lighting, camera placement, camera movement, lensing, and color within Joker. The main goal was to connect the audience into the character and the journey that Arthur (Joaquin Phoenix) takes. The film played... »

Band Pro: Sony FX9 Now Shipping

February 6, 2020 | By
Band Pro: Sony FX9 Now Shipping

The FX9, Sony’s full-frame 6K sensor camera with Fast Hybrid AF, Dual Base ISO and S-Cinetone colour science, is shipping now at Band Pro. The Sony FX9 has 4K imagery with the creative freedom made possible by oversampling a huge high resolution full-frame sensor. Capture every detail from the scene with shallow depth of... »

Oscar Contender: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Production and Costume Design

February 4, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: <em>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood</em> Production and Costume Design

When Oscar-nominated production designer Barbara Ling first read Quentin Tarantino’s screenplay for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, she had the reaction one might glean from reading a novel. “When you finish it, you are gob-smacked,” Ling said of Tarantino’s script, laced with both fictitious and real characters. “He has all of these asides... »

The 24th ADG Awards Winners

February 3, 2020 | By
The 24th ADG Awards Winners

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Parasite and Avengers: Endgame won trophies for period film, contemporary film and fantasy film, respectively, at the Art Directors Guild’s (ADG) 24th annual Awards on Saturday at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. Additional ADG Award winners this year included Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 4 in the animated feature category,... »

The 2020 WGA Awards Winners

February 2, 2020 | By
The 2020 WGA Awards Winners

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) handed out its top awards of the year in concurrent ceremonies on both the East and West Coasts on Saturday night, with big winners including Parasite and Jojo Rabbit on the film side, and Succession and Barry in TV. Ana Gasteyer hosted the Los Angeles ceremony at the Beverly... »

UCLA TFT: 10th Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel

February 1, 2020 | By
UCLA TFT: 10th Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel

Brian Kite, Interim Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, and Professor Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Ph.D., founding director of the UCLA TFT David C. Copley Center for Costume Design, have announced the 10th annual Sketch to... »

ICG Publicists Awards to Honor Anthony & Joe Russo, Ava DuVernay and Don Mischer

January 31, 2020 | By
ICG Publicists Awards to Honor Anthony & Joe Russo, Ava DuVernay and Don Mischer

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) will host their 57th Annual Publicists Awards Luncheon, announcing winners honoring excellence in publicity and promotion campaigns for motion pictures and television programs, on February 7, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Anthony and Joe Russo, who helmed Marvel Studios’ critically acclaimed Avengers: Endgame, are set to receive... »

Oscar Contender: Best Make-Up 1917 Naomi Donne

January 31, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Best Make-Up <em>1917</em> Naomi Donne

When director Sam Mendes first contacted makeup and hair designer Naomi Donne about his World War I film, 1917, her natural reaction was immediate agreement to participate. However, Mendes’ film came with a caveat: the action would be staged as if the entire movie was one continuous shot. “We would rehearse for months, and... »

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