James Green Sr. and Jane Green
Art Direction

PBS’ Mercy Street

Mercy Street, a Civil War hospital drama set in 1862, is PBS‘s first original scripted series in over a decade. Produced by Ridley Scott (Bladerunner, 1982) (The Martian 2015), and David Zucker (“The Good Wife”), the ensemble cast includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who plays Nurse Mary Phinney. Recently widowed, and having had some nursing experience in caring for her sick husband, Mary decides to put herself to some use and […]


Eurovision 2016: NEWTON Brings Added Stability and Efficiency to Live Broadcasts

NEWTON gyro-stabilized camera heads helped capture live action from the stage at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 for NEP Sweden and Rail & Tracking Systems (RTS). The NEWTON heads were used for the broadcast of the semi-finals and final of the competition, which ended on Saturday. The NEWTON offers precise control of camera, lens, and gimbal movement by a single operator. “The NEWTON performed flawlessly for us during the Eurovision […]

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Wisycom RF Technology Creates Completely Wireless Studio for WETA’s PBS NewsHour

WETA decided to move into a bigger studio that they describe as contemporary, with open design for its program PBS NewsHour, audio supervisor Tom Satterfield consulted with JetWave Wireless on how best to handle the show’s RF equipment. JetWave Wireless selected Wisycom devices to create a completely wireless audio setup. The PBS NewsHour is an evening television news program by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), airing seven nights a week on more […]


SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Preview

SIGGRAPH 2016, a convention showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will once again present its Technical Papers program. With the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH 2016 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 24–28 July 2016. SIGGRAPH’s annual Technical Papers program is meant to be a platfrom for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. As a preview of this year’s upcoming conference, […]

James Direx

Whitehouse Post Proudly Promotes James Dierx to Editor

Continuing their tradition of developing editorial talent, Whitehouse Post has promoted James Dierx to their LA roster. Born in Toronto and raised in Chicago, Dierx discovered his enthusiasm for editing while making action films as a child. He attended film school at Depaul University in Chicago and joined Whitehouse Post as an intern in 2007, readily working his way up to assistant editor. In 2011 James moved to Whitehouse Los Angeles, transplanting from […]

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Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce Award-Winning Director Alice Rohrwacher as their 2016 Filmmaker in Residence

Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the selection of award-winning writer and director Alice Rohrwacher (The Wonders, New York Film Festival 2014 and Corpo Celeste, New York Film Festival 2011) as their 2016 Filmmaker in Residence, the fourth annual initiative and partnership between the two organizations. “I can’t imagine a better gift than to spend time in New York, take part in the events at the New York Film […]

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LightHouse Films’ Director Ray Zablocki ‘Shoots’ Online Ad For Retro Videogame Super Russian Roulette

LightHouse Films’ Ray Zablocki directed the online ad for new retro videogame Super Russian Roulette, created by Batlab Electronics for the classic NES, the original 8-bit videogame system from Nintendo first introduced to consumers in 1983. The online ad played a key role in a successful Kickstarter and product launch campaign that raised nearly $85,000 ($65,000 more than its original $20,000 goal), enabling Batlab founder/game designer Andrew Reitano to fully fund […]

Mike Franklin

Eleven Welcomes Back Mixer/Sound Designer Mike Franklin

Last summer, owner/mixer Jeff Payne and the Eleven team unveiled a major expansion with the addition of two new state-of-the-art audio post-production mixing suites. The expansion launched the next phase of Eleven’s’ growth as Payne continues to cater his audio services to a national advertising client list and promote talents from within the company. Continuing on this expansion path, Payne welcomes back staff mixer/sound designer Mike Franklin who began his […]

Casey McIntyre

MPC LA Hires Renowned Visual Effects Supervisor & Artist Rob Hodgson as VFX Creative Director; Casey McIntyre Promoted to Creative Director, MPC Creative

MPC Los Angeles announced today that Rob Hodgson has joined their studio as VFX creative director for the advertising division. An accomplished visual effects supervisor and artist, his body of work includes Ang Lee‘s Oscar and BAFTA award-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (for which Hodgson received a BAFTA nomination for visual effects), and award-winning commercials such as Kia “Dream Car,” GE “Ideas Are Scary” (both directed by Noam Murro) and Jell-O “Comb Over” […]


Composer James Newton Howard Receives BMI Icon Award At BMI Film/TV Awards

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), and advocate for music rights management, held its annual Film/TV Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony was hosted by BMI vice president, film/TV relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI president & CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored music creators James Newton Howard and David Newman, along with the composers of music featured in the past year’s top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network […]