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Harry Gregson-Williams Scores The Zookeeper’s Wife

Known for scoring flashy, effects-laden studio films for directors such as Tony and Ridley Scott, Michael Bay, and Ben Affleck among numerous others, composer Harry Gregson-Williams was excited to take a more subtle approach to the music for director Niki Caro’s, The Zookeeper’s Wife, the true account of Antonina (Jessica Chastain) and Jan Zabinski (Johan Heldenbergh), keepers of the Warsaw zoo, who helped save hundreds of Jews during the German occupation […]

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CBS News Renews Licensing Agreement with Wazee Digital

CBS News and Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, today announced the renewal of their long-standing agreement in which Wazee Digital will continue to manage and represent CBS News’ archive for licensing distribution. “CBS News has been expanding its capabilities to license its extensive library in recent years. We are pleased to extend our relationship with Wazee Digital and look forward to continuing to have […]

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Sol Negrin, ASC, Four-Time Emmy Nominee Dies at 88

Sol Negrin, ASC, 88, a veteran New York-based based cinematographer, died unexpectedly on March 20. He was a five-time Emmy nominee, best known for his work on Kojak (1974-77) and St. Elsewhere (1982). Negrin was born in New York City. After initially planning to become a naval architect, he decided to pursue his love for photography in the movie industry, starting as a camera assistant from 1948 to 1960. Later, […]

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Winners Announced for 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films Program Winner at CinemaCon

Regal Entertainment Group, a motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the theatre circuits in the United States, and Coca-Cola announced Julian Conner and Tom Teller from Chapman University are the winners of this year’s Coca-Cola and Regal Films program for their film Crunch Time which can be viewed at https://youtu.be/-ESDWzAuraY. Julian Conner and Tom Teller were named the 2017 grand prize winners at CinemaCon, the annual gathering of the motion picture theater community, in Las Vegas. A Red Ribbon panel comprised of Coca-Cola, Regal, RED Digital […]

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Awards

Amazon Studios, Netflix & Warner Bros. Execs to Present at the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

Amazon Studios original movies head of physical production Mary Ann Marino, Netflix‘s VP of worldwide physical production Ty Warren and Warner Bros. Pictures executive VP Ravi Mehta are the latest presenters announced for the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI). Hosted by Dinner Party Download’s Rico Gagliano, the formal ceremony will honor outstanding creative contributions of film commissions and location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the world. […]

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Alchemy Post Sound Creates Foley for Six Tribeca Films

A supporter of independent film and the New York production community, Alchemy Post Sound provided Foley services for six films screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. They include three narrative features, a documentary feature and two shorts. “We are excited to have contributed to several wonderful new films screening at Tribeca, one of the world’s great film festivals,” said Alchemy Post Sound COO Andrea Bloome. “We congratulate the filmmakers […]

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Robert Legato to Present Keynote at 2017 NAB Show’s “The Future of Cinema Conference” Produced in Partnership With SMPTE

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), today announced that Emmy and Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Robert Legato will present the keynote at the 2017 NAB Show’s “The Future of Cinema Conference: The Intersection of Technology, Art, & Commerce in Cinema,” produced in partnership with SMPTE. The conference will take place April 22-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Legato will present “Jungle Book, Photorealism, and the Bright Future of […]

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“Dinner Party Download” Co-Host Rico Gagliano to Host Location Managers Guild Awards

The Location Manages Guild has announced that Dinner Party Download co-host Rico Gagliano will host the upcoming 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards, honoring outstanding creative contributions of film commissions and location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the world. Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, T2 Trainspotting) will be honored with the Eva Monley Award; location scout Lori Balton (Seabiscuit, Inception) will receive the Trailblazer Award; location professional Stuart Raven Barter (Thelma […]

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Nice Shoes Signs Lead Beauty Artist Aurélien Teurlai

Production and post studio Nice Shoes has signed lead beauty artist Aurélien Teurlai, for exclusive representation in North America. Teurlai, based out of Paris, France, has collaborated with Europe’s top directors including Bruno Aveillan, Mert and Marcus, as well as Jean-Baptiste Mondino on a series of spots for Dior starring Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, and Natalie Portman. His skills also extend to visual effects and compositing, contributing to stunning pieces […]

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FOR-A to Showcase Fujitsu’s New IP-HE950 H.265 Real-Time Video Transmission Product at 2017 NAB Show

At the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, FOR-A has announced that they will introduce the latest product in Fujitsu’s line of video transmission products, the IP-HE950 real-time H.265/HEVC encoder/decoder units. Reportedly employing the latest compression tools and image processing algorithms for video fidelity, the IP-HE950 supports real-time 4K contribution, as well as SD and HD. FOR-A is a distributor of Fujitsu’s high-performance encoders and decoders in North America, Europe, Middle-East and […]