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Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

February 2, 2018 | By
Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

  Michael Kramer is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist for film, television, and video games. Within the past few years, Michael has become a highly recognizable name in the animation composition realm. He’s best known for his work on the Disney XD animated series, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, for which he earned... »

Rena DeAngelo’s Mindful and Evocative Set Design for Oscar Nominee The Post

February 1, 2018 | By
Rena DeAngelo’s Mindful and Evocative Set Design for Oscar Nominee <em>The Post</em>

Steven Spielberg’s latest historical piece The Post, is based on true events from the involvement of the stalwart newspaper with the 1971 Pentagon Papers, featuring Meryl Streep as the inimitable Katharine Graham and Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee. To achieve a realistic 1970s aesthetic, Spielberg immediately gravitated toward trusted set decorator, Rena DeAngelo (Bridge of Spies,... »

Arsenalcreative Names Mike Wynd Vfx Supervisor

January 31, 2018 | By

ArsenalCreative has announced an expansion of its VFX team with the addition of award-winning VFX Supervisor Mike Wynd. He comes to Arsenal from MPC, where he spent 8 years as a VFX Supervisor. Regarding Wynd joining the company, Cortney Haile, ArsenalCreative Partner and Executive Producer, said, “We’re so excited to have someone with Mike’s... »

70th Directors Guild Awards

January 28, 2018 | By

70th Directors Guild of America Awards – February 3, 2018 Since its founding in 1936, the Directors Guild of America has fought for the creative and economic rights of its members for 81 years. Today, they represent nearly 17,000 directors and members of the directorial team working in television, film, commercials, and audiovisual media! Taking... »

The 2018 Art Directors Guild Awards Winners

January 27, 2018 | By
The 2018 Art Directors Guild Awards Winners

    “The ADG Awards is one of the awards season’s premier events and we are thrilled to be sharing the news live from the red carpet with audiences around the world,” said ADG President Nelson Coates. “This year’s nominees have raised the bar for creative excellence and the ADG is looking forward to... »

2018 PGA Awards – Bridges Over Troubled Waters

January 26, 2018 | By
2018 PGA Awards –  Bridges Over Troubled Waters

  It would be hard to get more above the line than the Producers Guild Awards, unless the CEOs of the corporations who actually own film studios were to suddenly start awarding themselves. But then again, if everyone on a film is charged with performing a kind of alchemy— the writer putting words on... »

Chris Claremont’s X-Men Now on VOD

January 26, 2018 | By
Chris Claremont’s X-Men Now on VOD

Presents Chris Claremont’s X-Men A film by Patrick Meaney featuring Chris Claremont Expanded Version Includes All New Interviews & Insight Into the Franchise Available on VOD February 6, 2018 Chris Claremont came to Marvel as a young man, and was assigned a book that no one else wanted, a book on the brink of... »

PGA Awards Name Outstanding Producer of Documentary Feature Film – Jane

January 25, 2018 | By
PGA Awards Name Outstanding Producer of Documentary Feature Film  – <em>Jane</em>

Perhaps more than any individual in global history, Jane Goodall has brought due attention to the preservation and survival of the planet’s diverse species of animals in their natural habitats. In the new documentary, Jane, directed by Brett Morgen, a combination of archival footage and new material illuminate Jane Goodall’s methodologies, values, and care... »

ASC to Honor Angelina Jolie with Board of Governors Award – The American Society of Cinematographers

January 25, 2018 | By
ASC to Honor Angelina Jolie with Board of Governors Award – The American Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers announces Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie as the recipient of the 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award. The presentation will be made at the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Feb. 17 at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom. The ASC Board of Governors Award is given to individuals in... »

Production News Weekly January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 | By

It has been a busy week and it looks like projects have been ramping up since the beginning of the New Year. Many new TV Pilots are in development and more will be coming in the following weeks. The one thing that I have noticed and has surprised me is that there are a... »

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