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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... »

Second City and Illinois Are Breaking Records in Hiring

February 28, 2018 | By

Second City and Illinois now ranks among the top five destinations for film and TV production. In 2017, film and television productions in Illinois generated $423 million for the local economy and close to 14,000 jobs. Of those jobs, a record 53 percent went to women and minorities.   Read more: https://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2018/02/01/illinois-now-ranks-among-top-5-states-film-tv-production »

Production News Weekly February 7, 2018

February 7, 2018 | By

CBS has reboot fever.   With Pilot season heating up, it’s looking like another good year. One of the things that I have noticed are the number of network reboots. CBS, which gave a straight-to-series order this week to a Murphy Brown revival, has picked up six pilots—including reboots of Cagney and Lacey and... »

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... »

Texas Film Commission Celebrates Lone Star State at Sundance Film Festival

January 24, 2018 | By

  The Houston Chronicle: https://www.chron.com/entertainment/movies/article/Texas-Film-Commission-celebrates-Lone-Star-State-12512234.php       »

News from ARRI Rental

January 17, 2018 | By
News from ARRI Rental

ARRI Rental opens satellite office in Brooklyn, New York Brooklyn Haus: a city-based ancillary to the long-established headquarters in Secaucus, NJ. Prep space, drop-off and pick-up for camera equipment. Crew hospitality in the heart of Brooklyn’s studio landscape. ARRI Rental, a leading provider of camera, lighting and grip equipment, is excited to announce the... »

Atlanta Keeps Adding Incentives

January 10, 2018 | By

Mayor Kasim Reed announced the new Creative Industries Fund, a joint project between the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment and Invest Atlanta to assist independent content creators and creative entrepreneurs in the City of Atlanta. The program offers loans with low-interest rates and flexible repayment terms for local creative entrepreneurs to use for... »

Tip of The Week

December 27, 2017 | By

Tip of The Week:   I have received many emails from members asking why when they do a search for projects by sate they often see no results. The answer to that is when our researchers input data about new projects, they always use the two letter state code, i.e., GA, not Georgia. So... »

Production News Weekly

December 27, 2017 | By

  Productions News Weekly 12/27/2017   Thoughts: It has been a busy last two weeks as far as location filming goes, especially for New York and California as the holidays are upon us and we’re seeing a decrease in location filming. We will keep our eyes on the devastating fires in Southern California. Restrictions... »

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