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The International Cinematographers Guild to Host a Production Panel “Shooting VR for Post” at the VRLA Trade Show, April 14

March 15, 2017 | By
The International Cinematographers Guild to Host a Production Panel “Shooting VR for Post” at the VRLA Trade Show, April 14

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) has announced that they will host a production panel at the Virtual Reality Trade Show and Conference (VRLA) on Friday, April 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Time TBD) The session, which is part of the VRLA’s professional programming, will be moderated by Michael Chambliss, a technology... »

HOBO Audio Launches 360 VR Division; Forms Strategic Alliance With Two Creative Studios

March 14, 2017 | By
HOBO Audio Launches 360 VR Division; Forms Strategic Alliance With Two Creative Studios

HOBO, the audio post studio, has announced that it has launched a 360 VR division and formed alliances with production/post production studios East Coast Digital and Hidden Content, both based in New York, to offer clients a full service approach to 360 VR content creation – from concept through production, post, music and final... »

The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 Announces the “Drawing Down the Moon” Exhibition Showcasing Seymour Klate

March 10, 2017 | By
The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 Announces the “Drawing Down the Moon” Exhibition Showcasing Seymour Klate

Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 has announced its “Drawing Down the Moon” show featuring the art of Seymour Klate (1919-1992) and 31 other artists. The ADG is hosting the opening reception, free to the public, in the heart of the NoHo Arts District on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. –... »

AutFest, the First Annual Film Festival Dedicated to Autism Awareness, Announces its April 22-23 Program Lineup

March 8, 2017 | By
AutFest, the First Annual Film Festival Dedicated to Autism Awareness, Announces its April 22-23 Program Lineup

AutFest, the first film festival solely dedicated to an autistic audience and filmmakers, today announced its official program selections for its first annual film festival celebrating autism awareness “from spectrum to screen.” Presented by The Autism Society, AutFest will screen over 10 feature films and short films that promote autism awareness and/or are made... »

The Sound of Winning: “Hacksaw” Mixer Kevin O’Connell on HIs Oscar

March 7, 2017 | By
The Sound of Winning: “Hacksaw” Mixer Kevin O’Connell on HIs Oscar

Given the news cycle of the 21st century, it can be easy to forget that some shocks can still be good ones. But that’s how sound mixer — and maestro — Kevin O’Connell describes the state he was in when we last saw him, backstage in the press room at the Oscars. After achieving... »

Moët Moment Film Festival Awarding $25K Grant for 60-Second Film

March 6, 2017 | By

Moët & Chandon champagne has announced the Moët Moment Film Festival, giving filmmakers the chance to win $25,000—plus the opportunity to get their work in front of industry professionals who will provide mentoring. Launched in 2016 to celebrate Moët’s longstanding position as the “official Champagne of the Golden Globes,” the contest—nicknaming itself “The Minis”—is an annual competition that aims to award and... »

Oscars 2017: Moonlight Becomes Them

February 27, 2017 | By
Oscars 2017: <em>Moonlight</em> Becomes Them

One could write about the just-concluded Oscars from a Below the Line standpoint — the lack of La La Land tsunami, for example, and the interesting spread of awards — or from an Above the Line vantage, talking about the remarkable Mahershala Ali being the first Muslim actor to ever win an Oscar, for... »

August Wilson’s Widow Constanza Romero-Wilson Speaks about Oscar-Winner Fences

February 27, 2017 | By
August Wilson’s Widow Constanza Romero-Wilson Speaks about Oscar-Winner <em>Fences</em>

Adapted by writer August Wilson from his own play, the screenplay for Fences attracted key cast members from the Broadway revival, most notably star-director Denzel Washington and Best Supporting Actress winner at the 2017 Oscars, Viola Davis. In an emotional acceptance speech, Davis recounted her days with her siblings portraying various characters at her... »

Complete List of 2017 Oscar Winners

February 26, 2017 | By

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE WINNER CASEY AFFLECK Manchester by the Sea NOMINEES ANDREW GARFIELD Hacksaw Ridge RYAN GOSLING La La Land VIGGO MORTENSEN Captain Fantastic DENZEL WASHINGTON Fences ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE WINNER MAHERSHALA ALI Moonlight NOMINEES JEFF BRIDGES Hell or High Water LUCAS HEDGES Manchester by the Sea DEV PATEL Lion... »

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