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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... »

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,... »

Oscar Nominee For Best Editing – Hank Corwin, Editor of Vice

February 21, 2019 | By
Oscar Nominee For Best Editing – Hank Corwin, Editor of <em>Vice</em>

In Adam McKay’s Vice, former Vice-President Dick Cheney’s life is dramatized in non-linear fashion, jumping around to anachronistic points in the story. “What we did was find these emotional moments that complemented synergistically what was happening,” explained editor Hank Corwin of his work on Vice. For his efforts, Corwin was nominated for the Oscar... »

Academy Scientific & Technical Awards

February 18, 2019 | By
Academy Scientific  & Technical Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held their annual Scientific and Technical Awards formal dinner at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills on February 9, 2019 to honor the men, women, and companies whose discoveries and innovations have made a major impact in lasting ways to the motion pictures industry. A highlight of the Academy... »

Society of Camera Operators Awards Winners

February 5, 2019 | By
Society of Camera Operators Awards Winners

The Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards show, which honors the art and craft of camera operating and production crew, was held on January 26, 2019 at the Leows Hollywood Hotel. The Awards show featured a beautiful red carpet, and the black-tie ceremony was streamed live. The best of the best in the industry was... »

Top Honors to Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

February 5, 2019 | By
Top Honors to Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards celebrated the best editing of the year in film, TV and documentaries at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel with over 1000 in attendance. Outstanding editing was recognized in 11 categories of film, television and documentaries.Comedian Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, served as the evening’s master of... »

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