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Rich Pring Joins Humble as Managing Director/EP

August 9, 2017 | By
Rich Pring Joins Humble as Managing Director/EP

Bicoastal production studio Humble has hired Rich Pring as managing director/executive producer. Pring will head up the studio’s LA office, working closely alongside president/founder Eric Berkowitz to foster the development of the Humble roster and cultivate relationships with agencies and brands alike. No newcomer to the industry, Pring has worked as an executive producer... »

The Production Music Association Announces Additional Keynote Speakers Jeff Danna & Mychael Danna for 2017 Production Music Conference

August 9, 2017 | By
The Production Music Association Announces Additional Keynote Speakers Jeff Danna & Mychael Danna for 2017 Production Music Conference

The Production Music Association (PMA) an advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced two additional keynote speakers who will be featured during the group’s annual Production Music Conference (PMC)–composers Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna. The Danna brothers will speak on October 6 at 2PM. This year’s PMC event will take... »

Television Academy Grants 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of its 25 Years in Broadcasting

August 8, 2017 | By
Television Academy Grants 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of its 25 Years in Broadcasting

The Television Academy has announced ITVS–the documentary film funder, co-producer and distributor for public media–as the 2017 Governors Award recipient, recognizing the nonprofit organization’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness in documentary programming. The prestigious award winner was chosen by the Television Academy Board of Governors and will receive its Emmy statuette during the Creative Arts... »

Re-Recording Mixer Anna Behlmer to be Honored with CAS Career Achievement Award

August 8, 2017 | By
Re-Recording Mixer Anna Behlmer to be Honored with CAS Career Achievement Award

Cinema Audio Society president Mark Ulano, CAS, has announced that the organization will honor multiple CAS and Oscar nominated re-recording mixer Anna Behlmer with the Cinema Audio Society’s highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award, to be presented at the 54th CAS Awards on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza–Bunker... »

Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Jon Favreau Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award

August 7, 2017 | By
Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Jon Favreau Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, named writer-director-producer-actor Jon Favreau as the next recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 16th Annual VES Awards on February 13, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The VES Lifetime... »

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... »

Alicia Mayer Resurrects Movie History with Mayer Family Presentation

August 5, 2017 | By
Alicia Mayer Resurrects Movie History with Mayer Family Presentation

Over the weekend of August 5 and 6, film historian Alicia Mayer will present dozens of family photographs in Los Angeles-area presentations to celebrate her legendary lineage. In point, Mayer is part of the historic Mayer family, of whom Louis B. Mayer was studio chief of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios from 1924 through 1951. Alicia will... »

Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

August 3, 2017 | By
Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) opens the online submission process for their annual Technical Achievement Award. The Technical Achievement Awards is given each year by the SOC and awarded at the Lifetime Achievement Awards that will take place Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles. The nominees are reviewed... »

Production Veterans Launch Bicoastal Company, Rocket Film

August 3, 2017 | By
Production Veterans Launch Bicoastal Company, Rocket Film

Rocket Film has opened its doors in New York and Los Angeles. Founded by Aero Film alums Sara Eolin, who will serve as managing director, and filmmakers Klaus Obermeyer and Ken Arlidge, Rocket Film houses both traditional and non-traditional production services with a focus on broadcast commercials, short and long form documentaries, digital content creation,... »

AIMS Announces New Members CDV, ChyronHego, Dayang, and TAG V.S.

August 2, 2017 | By
AIMS Announces New Members CDV, ChyronHego, Dayang, and TAG V.S.

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) continues to grow with the addition of four new associate members: China Digital Video Beijing Limited, ChyronHego, Dayang Technology Development Inc., and TAG Video Systems Ltd. (TAG V.S.) Also known as CDV, China Digital Video Beijing Limited provides content production and operation-related technologies and services to China’s... »

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