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Winners for the Art Directors Guild Awards

February 12, 2017 | By
Winners for the Art Directors Guild Awards

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. “Hidden Figures” (Wynn Thomas), “Passengers” (Guy Hendrix Dyas), and “La La... »

Annies Showcase Animation Across Myriad Media

February 8, 2017 | By
Annies Showcase Animation Across Myriad Media

Put on by ASIFA-Hollywood, animation’s top organizational body, the February 5 Annies, again held at UCLA’s Royce Hall, showcased the best in the many media across which animation has its demonstrable wingspan. For one, Max Karli, the Annie and Oscar-nominated My Life as a Zucchini producer, explained the 10-year journey to get his film... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Seeks Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Submissions for Los Angeles Event

January 30, 2017 | By

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, is seeking a diverse range of new Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) submissions to be showcased during its upcoming annual conference. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive... »

Imaginary Forces Welcomes EP Chris Hill; Sami Tahari as Director of Business Development

January 25, 2017 | By
Imaginary Forces Welcomes EP Chris Hill; Sami Tahari as Director of Business Development

Creative company Imaginary Forces has added two executives to its Los Angeles studio: executive producer Chris Hill and director of business development Sami Tahari. As the company celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, the announcement signals what’s next in Imaginary Forces’ long legacy of creative innovation and design-driven storytelling for entertainment, brand and agency... »

Nominees Announced for Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards 2017

January 12, 2017 | By

Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater were announced today by MUAHS president Sue Cabral-Ebert. Winners will be revealed during the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony on... »

SMPTE Reveals Finalists for the Vista Project Student Filmmaking Competition

December 21, 2016 | By

TimePlay Inc., a leader in the interactive second screen industry, and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced the selection of three student filmmaker finalists in the Vista Project, a new big-screen interactive storytelling competition... »

VR On The Lot, Interview with The Foundry CTO Jon Wadelton

December 12, 2016 | By
VR On The Lot, Interview with The Foundry CTO Jon Wadelton

The newly formed VR Society (a division of the Advanced Imaging Society) and AMD held a two-day conference called VR On The Lot that took place at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on October 13-14. There were several keynotes and panel discussions about all aspects of this new immersive media with an impressive list... »

Netflix Finds More than 30 Million Members Around the World Pair TV & Movies

December 7, 2016 | By
Netflix Finds More than 30 Million Members Around the World Pair TV & Movies

Frank and Claire. Walt and Jesse. Pinot noir and caviar. Some things are better together, and it turns out TV and movies are one of those pairings. According to research from Netflix*, a new trend in watching has emerged with more than 30 million Netflix members around the world weaving film into their binge... »

The Artery Enters Into Special Artistic Collaboration with Cannes Gold Lion Winning Video Artist Ronen Sharabani

December 5, 2016 | By
The Artery Enters Into Special Artistic Collaboration with Cannes Gold Lion Winning Video Artist Ronen Sharabani

The Artery has established a special artistic collaboration with acclaimed video artist Ronen Sharabani, a 2006 Cannes Gold Lion Prize winner. Vico Sharabani, The Artery’s founder and creative director, as well as a brother of Ronen Sharabani, made the announcement. This new collaboration between The Artery and Sharabani has been designed for two purposes:... »

Nice Shoes Creative Studio Transports Viewers To A Meditative and Magical VR Garden

November 30, 2016 | By
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Transports Viewers To A Meditative and Magical VR Garden

Nice Shoes Creative Studio has entered the world of virtual reality, debuting an interactive meditative experience “Mio Garden” to an audience of marketing leaders at the 2016 ANA Masters of Marketing Conference in Orlando. The piece explores the new storytelling form from a different point of view, aiming to craft a unique experience that... »

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