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Best Sound Mixing Nominee – Baby Driver

February 23, 2018 | By
Best Sound Mixing Nominee – Baby Driver

Oscar Nominees Mary H. Ellis, Tim Cavagin, and Julian Slater Create An Aural Perspective With Sound Mixing in Baby Driver. When considering mixing, combining the elements to be pleasing to the ear is what certainly comes to mind, but sound mixing always starts in production and segues to post-production. Baby Driver’s sound mixer, Mary H. Ellis... »

Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, Feb 24th

February 23, 2018 | By
Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, Feb 24th

Watch The Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards Live-Stream From The Red Carpet With Host Frankie J. Grande on Sat. Feb. 24th at 5pm PST here:  www.local706.org/live-red-carpet/ or americancinematheque.com/MUAHSLiveStream/ For the first time, the annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards Red Carpet will be live-streamed from LA... »

Oscar Nominated Best Song: Diane Warren and Common Stand Up For Something

February 22, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Best Song: Diane Warren and Common Stand Up For Something

  Written for the movie Marshall, the genesis of the Diane Warren and Common collaboration, Stand Up for Something, began with two lines that “just popped” into Warren’s head: “It all means nothing, if you don’t stand up for something.” “It’s so simple, but it’s profound, because it’s really the truth,” stated Warren. “If... »

Composer Carter Burwell Illuminates His Process on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

February 21, 2018 | By
Composer Carter Burwell Illuminates His Process on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  From the Coen Bros. to Charlie Kaufman and now Martin McDonagh, Carter Burwell is known for his unique sensibility and flawless scores. In the spirit of his generosity of self this busy Awards Season, Below the Line presents an uncut Q & A session with the master Composer and lets the love flow.... »

2018 CDGA Winners

February 20, 2018 | By
2018 CDGA Winners

  Career Achievement Award Joanna Johnston Excellence in Period Film The Shape of Water – Luis Sequeira Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film Wonder Woman – Lindy Hemming Spotlight Award Kerry Washington Excellence in Contemporary Film I, Tonya – Jennifer Johnson Excellence in Short Form Design P!NK: “Beautiful Trauma” Music Video – Kim Bowen Distinguished Collaborator... »

Composer Alexandre Desplat Speaks To The Shape of Water

February 20, 2018 | By
Composer Alexandre Desplat Speaks To The Shape of Water

  Composer Alexandre Desplat heard about the project three years ago and read the script for director Guillermo del Toro’s film, The Shape of Water before production began, but didn’t see the film until the cut was almost complete in January of 2017, and didn’t start composing until April of that year for recording... »

VES 2018: Practical Magic

February 19, 2018 | By
VES 2018: Practical Magic

War for the Planet of the Apes took the upper hand – or, perhaps paw – heading into the Oscar VFX showdown with Blade Runner 2049, as it won the evening’s top prize at the VES Awards, for “Best Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature.” Indeed, the evening was marked with many instances to... »

Obituary for Emmy Winner & Oscar Nominee Edward Abroms

February 17, 2018 | By
Obituary for Emmy Winner & Oscar Nominee Edward Abroms

Respected member of the film and television production community Edward Abroms passed away February 13th, 2018. An award-winning editor with nearly four decades of experience, Abroms was also an active member of the production community’s most prestigious organizations, inducing the Directors Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Academy... »

ASC Appoints Eric Rodli as Executive Director

February 14, 2018 | By
ASC Appoints Eric Rodli as Executive Director

American Society of Cinematographers Appoints Eric Rodli as Executive Director The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named Eric Rodli as executive director. In his new role, Rodli will be responsible for driving initiatives that uphold the mission of the organization–to advance the art and science of cinematography – and creating a supportive community... »

Dolby Labs Signs On As Title Level Sponsor & Pre-Show Party Host For 54th CAS Awards

February 12, 2018 | By
Dolby Labs Signs On As Title Level Sponsor & Pre-Show Party Host For 54th CAS Awards

“Dolby Laboratories has been serving and advancing the sound community for years,” said CAS President Mark Ulano. “We’re thrilled at their support of the CAS by being the title sponsor of our 54th Awards and hosting the Pre-Show Reception.”   Dolby Laboratories creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at... »

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