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FilmLA: On-Location Filming

April 22, 2019 | By
FilmLA: On-Location Filming

In FilmLA’s latest report, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles has declined 9.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019 due to a simultaneous decrease in Feature, Television and Commercial production. In all, area filmmakers logged 8,843 Shoot Days (SD) from January through then end of March. Despite the drop in production, FilmLA’s Research... »

ADG Screening Series: Mary Poppins

April 17, 2019 | By
ADG Screening Series: <em>Mary Poppins</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will launch the original Oscar-winning Disney film Mary Poppins (1964) at the Egyptian Theatre on Sunday, April 28th at 5:30pm. Titled “Production Design: Designers On Design,” the annual screening series will be highlighting the work of renowned production designers and their... »

NAB 2019: Television Broadcasters Announcement

April 9, 2019 | By
NAB 2019: Television Broadcasters Announcement

At the 2019 NAB Show, a broad coalition of broadcast television station groups – including both network owned-and-operated stations and affiliates, as well as public broadcasters – announced plans to deploy Next-Gen TV in the 40 largest U.S TV markets by the end of 2020. Included in this announcement: Fox Television Stations, NBCUniversal Owned... »

ATSC New President Madeleine Noland

April 5, 2019 | By
ATSC New President <em>Madeleine Noland</em>

The Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. has named Madeleine Noland as the new ATSC President effective May 15th of this year. She will succeed Mark Richer, who announced his plan to retire after leading the standards development organization for 20 of its 35 years. Noland, senior technology and standards advisor for LG Electronics, currently... »

Prime Time Softball League

April 3, 2019 | By
Prime Time Softball League

After many rain delays, Prime Time Softball Leagues Brooklyn Nine-Nine and For the People played against each other on March 16th for the 2018 Championship, with Brooklyn Nine-Nine winning the game with 18 to 17 as the final score. In a great game, with many lead changes, a walk off home run in the bottom of the seventh... »

Havana Film Festival New York

April 1, 2019 | By
Havana Film Festival New York

The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) is an internationally recognized film festival celebrating Latin American cinema. HFFNY features more than 25 films from the most exciting cinematic talent from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Spain and the United States. The films chosen each year reflect strong cultural and social identities... »

American Documentary Film Fund

April 1, 2019 | By
American Documentary Film Fund

The American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs, an annual 7-day event, will be sharing the American Documentary Film Fund with independent American filmmakers who will participate and compete for financing for new projects as well as works-in-progress. An amount up to $50,000 may be awarded or distributed in any given year. A panel... »

California Film Commission: Indie Filmmakers Panel Discussion

March 21, 2019 | By
California Film Commission: Indie Filmmakers Panel Discussion

The California Film Commission (CFC) is hosting a panel discussion to learn the Indie Producer’s secret weapon: film commissions. This event will take place on Thursday, March 21 at 7pm at the Cabo Wabo Cantina (Hollywood & Highland Center). This event is free and RSVPs are not required. The restaurant will have food and... »

Ed Helms to Narrate Disneynature’s Penguins

February 27, 2019 | By
Ed Helms to Narrate Disneynature’s <em>Penguins</em>

Actor Ed Helms is diving in this spring as narrator of Disneynature’s upcoming theatrical feature Penguins. Penguins, the Disneynature film to be released in IMAX® as the label, celebrates 10 years since its first feature film hit theaters. The film continues Disneynature’s conservation tradition: for every ticket sold opening week (April 17-23, 2019), Disneynature will... »

Oscar Contender – Kate Biscoe, Makeup for Vice

February 22, 2019 | By
Oscar Contender – Kate Biscoe, Makeup for <em> Vice </em>

When makeup department head Kate Biscoe first read the Vice script, she realized, in order to organize the project, spanning six decades with multiple recurring characters, the film would be a formidable challenge. “Researching and breaking down the script was time consuming but not difficult,” she stated. “However, we would not be shooting sequentially,... »

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