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Wondros Collective Director/DP Sean Thonson Shoots for the Wander Wisely Campaign

May 5, 2020 | By
Wondros Collective Director/DP Sean Thonson Shoots for the <em>Wander Wisely</em> Campaign

This past fall, Wondros Collective’s Director/Director of Photography Sean Thonson traveled to Panama to shoot the newest campaign from Expedia-owned Travelocity, featuring its Roaming Gnome Mascot. Thonson and his production team found the idyllic location in the country for the “Wish You Were Here” series of spots of the Wander Wisely campaign from Austin,... »

ALIBI Releases New Albums of Production Music

May 5, 2020 | By
ALIBI Releases New Albums of Production Music

Eight new albums of production music has been released by ALIBI Music Library (ALIBI) for use by its clients in the television, film, streaming, advertising and video game industries. The newly added tracks – from a mix of professional composers and artists around the world – are edited for optimum versatility and feature stems,... »

What’s A Grip? New Below-the-Line Podcast

May 2, 2020 | By
<em>What’s A Grip?</em> New Below-the-Line Podcast

Intended for aspiring below-the-line professionals and curious viewers, What’s a Grip? The Below-the Line Podcast has launched its new episodic podcast series. The new series highlights the many below-the-line jobs in the entertainment industry – including on-set, post-production, and studio-side roles. Every Thursday, Development Executive Annie McGrath and Script Supervisor Jillian Terwedo host a... »

EditShare Webinar Series: Skinny MAM – Tackling Workflow without the Overhead

April 30, 2020 | By
EditShare Webinar Series: <em>Skinny MAM – Tackling Workflow without the Overhead</em>

On May 6th, EditShare will host the next session in their 2020 webinar series “Skinny MAM – Tackling Workflow without the Overhead.” The first session will begin at 9am ET/ 1pm UTC, with the second session starting at 7pm ET/ 11pm UTC. Both sessions will be led by EditShare’s Senior Pre-Sales Engineer, Nathan Rausch... »

FilmLA Report: COVID-19 Shutdown Sends Production Levels Lower

April 24, 2020 | By
FilmLA Report: COVID-19 Shutdown Sends Production Levels Lower

According to a recent FilmLA report, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is down more than 18 percent so far in 2020 and continues to fall. Among other documented impacts to business in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, declines in a key measure of entertainment industry output highlight the economic challenges facing... »

MTV & Comedy Central Order Remotely Produced Lockdown Series

April 15, 2020 | By
MTV & Comedy Central Order Remotely Produced Lockdown Series

According to an article recently published by Variety, two remotely produced comedy series have been ordered by ViacomCBS Networks International brands MTV and Comedy Central. MTV International has greenlit Lockdown Laughs with Charlotte Crosby (working title), and Comedy Central International has commissioned short-form digital series Comedians in Quarantine. Lockdown Laughs with Charlotte Crosby is... »

ETCP Certified Technicians Release Design To Aid Temporary Field Hospitals

April 13, 2020 | By
ETCP Certified Technicians Release Design To Aid Temporary Field Hospitals

On Wednesday, ETCP certified stagecraft technicians implemented their design to bring utilities including lighting, individual power drops, and oxygen lines straight to temporary hospital beds. This development is being constructed in live-event venues like the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, as well as cities across the United States that are building temporary Field Hospitals for... »

Vortechs Provides At-Home Solutions For Film & Television Editors

April 9, 2020 | By
Vortechs Provides At-Home Solutions For Film & Television Editors

As the COVID- 19 pandemic curtails production activity in most of Hollywood, Vortechs, an independent supplier of post-production technology, has begun implementing solutions to help its clients stay on track with motion picture and television projects. The company has set up systems inside the homes of dozens of editors, and are employing remote collaboration... »

IATSE: 15,000 Sign Petition To Sinclair CEO For Broadcast Technicians

April 8, 2020 | By
IATSE: 15,000 Sign Petition To Sinclair CEO For Broadcast Technicians

As a result of the COVID- 19 pandemic, broadcast sports technicians across the country find themselves unemployed, without financial relief. In a recently published article by the IATSE (The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees,) Sinclair has not yet amended their previous offer of a $2,500 loan to its unemployed broadcast technicians. Over 15,000... »

IATSE: Sinclair Broadcasting Group Gives Broadcast Technicians The Cold Shoulder

April 1, 2020 | By
IATSE: Sinclair Broadcasting Group Gives Broadcast Technicians The Cold Shoulder

As sports broadcast technicians were heading into two of their busiest months, COVID-19 became a nationwide pandemic. After players tested positive for the virus, the NBA came to a halt with all other sports immediately following suit. The result was the unemployment of the entire TV sports broadcast workforce. According to an article recently... »

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