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Academy Award Nominated Best Animated Feature – The Breadwinner

February 9, 2018 | By
Academy Award Nominated Best Animated Feature – <em>The Breadwinner</em>

Nora Twomey’s adaptation of the well-known young adult novel, The Breadwinner, by Deborah Ellis tackles the ferocious concept of living under the Taliban’s rule through the eyes of an 11-year-old girl, forced to grow up quickly to take care of her family after her home is raided and her father imprisoned. Twomey’s direction of... »

Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

February 2, 2018 | By
Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

  Michael Kramer is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist for film, television, and video games. Within the past few years, Michael has become a highly recognizable name in the animation composition realm. He’s best known for his work on the Disney XD animated series, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, for which he earned... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces Student Recognition Award Finalists

December 5, 2017 | By

Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists For The Cas Student Recognition Award Los Angeles, CA 1 December 2017– Five finalists from schools across the country have been invited to attend the 54th Annual CAS Awards, on February 24th, where the recipient of the CAS Student Recognition Award will be revealed and presented with a $2500... »

Contender: Composer Carter Burwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

December 1, 2017 | By
Contender: Composer Carter Burwell – <em>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</em>

When her daughter’s murder remains unsolved, Mildred, a grieving mother (Frances McDormand), posts a contentious message directed at the town’s esteemed chief of police (Woody Harrelson), on three roadside billboards leading into her small town. Director, Martin McDonagh stages the darkly comedic drama in a rural Americana world, where everybody knows everyone else; a... »

Director Luke Korem on the documentary Dealt

November 14, 2017 | By
Director Luke Korem on the documentary <em>Dealt</em>

Director Luke Korem is no stranger to sleight of hand magic. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Korem’s father was a professional magician in the 1980’s, which influenced Korem to performed magic himself until he was a teenager. It was also through his father that Korem was introduced to Richard Turner, one of the world’s... »

Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – Breathe

November 10, 2017 | By
Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – <em>Breathe</em>

Nitin Sawhney has had a year that most artists only dream of: winning the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award, having his latest CD turned into a fully choreographed production that will be touring globally, and scoring two films, Breathe, released October 13, and The Jungle Book, premiering in 2018. Both films were directed by... »

Netflix Acquires Millarworld

August 7, 2017 | By
Netflix Acquires Millarworld

Netflix Inc. has announced that it has acquired Millarworld, the comic book publishing line founded by Mark Millar, the creator of such characters and stories as Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Together, Netflix and Millar will bring Millarworld’s portfolio of character franchises to life through films, series and kids’ shows available exclusively to... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Concludes in Los Angeles with Strong Attendance

August 4, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Concludes in Los Angeles with Strong Attendance

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has recently concluded in Los Angeles with over 16,500 attendees from around the world. SIGGRAPH 2017 marked the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and was held 30 July-3 August 2017 at the... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

August 2, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

Every year at SIGGRAPH, the annual conference on computer graphics, artists, developers, and engineers gather from around the globe to show off the cutting edge in entertainment technology–and this year was no exception. Out of the 179 exhibitors, these 5 stood out from the rest of the pack to deliver amazing products that push... »

HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions and Services for Businesses

August 1, 2017 | By
HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions and Services for Businesses

HP has announced new commercial products for virtual reality (VR), intended to reduce concept to production cycle times, improve training procedures and deliver fully immersive customer experiences. As part of this strategy, the company is unveiling the world’s first professional wearable VR PC1 – the new HP Z VR Backpack. Crafted to bring the full... »

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