ICG Honors Emerging Cinematographers at 18th Annual Awards Ceremony

The 18th annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards (ECA) presentation took place on Sunday, Sept. 28. As in years past, the event was sponsored by the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600). The eight up-and-coming award recipients, along with two who got honorable mentions, had their winning short-film entries screened at the ceremonies, held at the Directors Guild of America theater in Hollywood. A New York screening will take place on Oct. 26 at the School of Visual Arts. […]

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The HPA Announces 2014 Winners of Engineering Excellence and Judges Awards

The Hollywood Post Alliance announced the recipients of the organization’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in postproduction. These awards were developed to recognize the technical excellence and creative innovation that continually drive the postproduction industry. The awards will be bestowed on Nov. 6 at the 9th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. […]

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Bravo Takes Control of Shahs Of Sunset

On Friday, NBCUniversal-owned cable network Bravo took over production of Shahs Of Sunset from Ryan Seacrest Productions in a move designed to replace striking editors who walked off the job Sept. 10 demanding an IATSE union contract. The show was originally scheduled to premiere Oct. 13, but the strike forced Bravo to delay the launch. […]


Danny Bramson Conjures the Musical Spirit of Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is By My Side

Musical composer Danny Bramson knew his road would be steep when he undertook the job of creating music for the Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All is By My Side. He needed a strategy going forward. “[Director] John Ridley’s poetic story takes place in that underserved year in Jimi’s life in London in that amazingly fertile environment,” said Bramson of the 1966-67 period that the film encompasses. “We were aware of the Hendrix’s estate’s reluctance to let a film use his songs. We never sought out Jimi’s hits and their iconography.” […]


Kaminski, Papamichael and Pfister Roll Out Advanced Filmmaking

Renowned cinematographers Janusz Kaminski, Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC and Wally Pfister, ASC announced the launch of Advanced Filmmaking – an online series of instructional videos designed to inspire and inform aspiring filmmakers. In addition to extensive interviews with the principals, Advanced Filmmaking offers more than 12 hours of informative chats with a wide range of colleagues including Alexander Payne, Wim Wenders and others. […]