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ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

January 7, 2019 | By
ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

The American Cinema Editors, an honorary society of the world’s top motion picture editors with the purpose of advancing the art and science of the editing profession through artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement, have announced the nominees for the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards. Recognizing outstanding editing in eleven categories of film, television and... »

Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, Mary Poppins Returns

January 4, 2019 | By
Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, <em>Mary Poppins Returns</em>

For Mary Poppins Returns, one of the biggest challenges was making the spoken word smoothly transition into the musical sequences. Once the sound and music editing teams prepared all the dialogue and production tracks, singing pre-records, ADR, hard effects, ambiances, foley and music tracks, the various audio elements had to be combined in a... »

Bohemian Rhapsody Screening and Sound Mixing Panel

December 18, 2018 | By
<em>Bohemian Rhapsody</em> Screening and Sound Mixing Panel

Fox Studios showed Bohemian Rhapsody at the Blakely Theater on Saturday, Dec. 15. The Golden Globe Awards have short-listed the film for the best motion picture – drama. »

Inside the Immersive Sound of A Star Is Born

December 14, 2018 | By
Inside the Immersive Sound of <em>A Star Is Born</em>

For a musical such as A Star is Born the collaboration between sound, music and mixing is critical. Sound designer, Alan Murray, production sound mixer, Steve Morrow, CAS, and re-recording mixers Tom Ozanich, MPSE, Dean Zupancic and Jason Ruder came together to share their contributions to the soundscape of actor Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut.... »

Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, BlacKkKlansman

December 11, 2018 | By
Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, <em>BlacKkKlansman</em>

“The overall thing about Spike’s films is an undertone of we are all the same. We are all human beings. We are all Americans. I’m always trying to write themes that speak to that idea. That is one of the reasons we use orchestra as much as we can,” shared composer Terrance Blanchard who... »

ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

December 11, 2018 | By
ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

British production designer Anthony Masters, nominated for an Academy Award for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and production designer Ben Carré, best known for his work on the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera and The Wizard of Oz, will be inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame at... »

Contender: Brian Tyler, Composer Crazy Rich Asians

December 7, 2018 | By
Contender: Brian Tyler, <em>Composer Crazy Rich Asians</em>

Composer Brian Tyler’s first impression of Crazy Rich Asians was that of a modern romantic comedy set in contemporary Singapore. However, after seeing the footage shot by director Jon Chu, he realized the story felt and looked much bigger. “The film was more of an old school Hollywood romance with social underpinnings and themes... »

ASC to Honor Robert Richardson and Jeff Jur

December 7, 2018 | By
ASC to Honor Robert Richardson and Jeff Jur

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced that Robert Richardson will receive the ASC lifetime achievement award, and Jeff Jur will receive the organization’s career achievement in television award at the 33rd ASC Awards, Feb. 9 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The event will also pay tribute to the society’s... »

SOC Announces Camera Operator of the Year TV Nominees

December 7, 2018 | By

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the television nominees for its camera operator of the year award. The winners will be announced at the society’s awards ceremony, Jan. 26 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. »

MPSE to Honor Stephen Flick with Career Achievement Award

December 4, 2018 | By
MPSE to Honor Stephen Flick with Career Achievement Award

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) announced that supervising sound editor Stephen Flick will receive the organization’s career achievement award at the 66th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, Feb. 17 in Los Angeles. »

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