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Please Raise a Glass This Week to The Legend That is Anne V. Coates, ACE

May 11, 2018 | By
Please Raise a Glass This Week to The Legend That is Anne V. Coates, ACE

      The talented, innovative British editor Anne V. Coates had already been an established filmmaker and indispensable creative collaborator when David Lean handpicked her to handle 35 miles of footage that was to be molded into Lawrence of Arabia. While Coates was working in London at the time, and Lean was shooting... »

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

May 9, 2018 | By
Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted... »

Netflix’s Documentary on the Backbone of The Music Industry – Hired Gun

May 7, 2018 | By
Netflix’s Documentary on the Backbone of The Music Industry – Hired Gun

    Kenny Aronoff. Nita Strauss. Rudy Sarzo. Liberty DeVitto. Derek St. Holmes. You’ve heard their music and have seen them perform, but more than likely you’ve heard their names. In Fran Strine’s feature-length documentary, Hired Gun, now on Netflix, studio and touring musicians in pop and rock music are given the rare chance... »

The “B” in NAB

May 3, 2018 | By
The “B” in NAB

It’s truly the “B” in NAB that signals how much the recently concluded annual event in Las Vegas has changed. Once “broadcast” shifted to also mean “streaming,” and since that includes everything digital, NAB has become a show that’s now about, well, almost everything. Everything at least, that you’d see or hear through a... »

Award Winning Feature From Visionary Masaaki Yuasa Opens Nationwide May 11th 2018

May 2, 2018 | By
Award Winning Feature From Visionary Masaaki Yuasa Opens Nationwide May 11th 2018

From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa, comes a joyously hallucinogenic, but family friendly take on a classic fairy tale about a little mermaid who comes ashore to join a middle-school rock band and propel them to fame.   GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences alike, is... »

The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

May 1, 2018 | By
The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

    The popularity and demand of comic book conventions over the years has led to a boon of them rapidly popping up and spreading like wild fire around the country. The term “Con” is the abbreviation for a type of convention, whereas that annual event hosts an enormous number of attendees, a variety... »

The Academy’s 2018 Student Award Competition Now Accepting Applicants

April 30, 2018 | By
The Academy’s 2018 Student Award Competition Now Accepting Applicants

Student Winners Eligible for Oscar The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2018 Student Academy Awards competition. All Student Academy Award winners become eligible for Oscars consideration. For the fourth year, students are asked to submit their films online, using FilmFreeway, a widely used festival and competition platform. The U.S. competition is open... »

Motion Picture Editors Guild To Honor Lee Dichter, CAS with Fellowship & Service Award in New York

April 25, 2018 | By
Motion Picture Editors Guild To Honor Lee Dichter, CAS with Fellowship & Service Award in New York

Lee Dichter. Photo credit: Sophie Dichter. This year, for the first time, the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) will be holding their award ceremony in New York. Legendary sound re-recording mixer, Lee Dichter, CAS, who is known for his work on Men In Black, Miller’s Crossing, Postcards from the Edge, Grey Gardens and more... »

Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

April 24, 2018 | By
Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

  In 2011, when an unknown short film entitled Ruin roamed the internet, it caught the attention of the studio executives at Fox, which led to the discovery of such a talent in Florida native, director Wes Ball. As Initial meetings ensued between the director and the studio, simultaneously someone had handed him The... »

Production Designers: Designers On Design Kicks off April 22nd with Grand Hotel – Celebrating Cedric Gibbons

April 20, 2018 | By
Production Designers: Designers On Design Kicks off April 22nd with Grand Hotel – Celebrating Cedric Gibbons

        Grand Hotel, which has been influencing filmmakers for decades (since 1932, to be exact), will launch the Art Directors Guild Film Society’s 2018 screening series. In association with American Cinematheque and sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter, Art Director Cedric Gibbons’ work will be showcased this Saturday April 22nd at the... »

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