ICG Hosts Telling Stories with LED Lights At Cine Gear Expo, Los Angeles on June 3, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) has announced Telling Stories with LED Lights, a panel to take place at Cine Gear Expo on Saturday, June 3 (10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.). The panel discussion will feature leading cinematographers and gaffers examining the impact of new LED lighting sources on feature films and TV creativity and production.   The official synopsis of the panel: “Cinematographers have a new creative tool in their arsenal: […]


Vicon Partners with Technicolor to Harness Motion Capture Technology in the Service of Immersive Storytelling

Vicon, the company that specializes in motion capture technology, has announced its partnership with the Technicolor Experience Center (TEC) in Los Angeles. The TEC has invested in 28 Vicon Vantage cameras, which will allow it to continue to develop content, platforms and technology for virtual reality, augmented reality and other evolving media applications. “Vicon has a critically important role to play as part of the TEC community,” said Marcie Jastrow, […]

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Vimeo Introduce New Video Interaction Tools for Marketers

Vimeo has announced a number of enhancements to its Business membership, including the introduction of interactive video cards, a mobile-first tool designed with the intent to help marketers and video professionals drive viewer engagement. Cards, which are available on Vimeo’s embeddable video player, can be set to appear at any point during playback and provide supplementary information or links to a custom destination. Additional features released include customizable end screens and […]


CARTONI President & CEO Elisabetta Cartoni Selected as Associate Member in the ASC

CARTONI(S.p.A.) has announced that Elisabetta Cartoni, the company’s president and chief executive officer, has been accepted as an associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Associate membership in the ASC is considered a great privilege by many. Membership is granted by invitation-only and based on the individual’s contributions to the motion picture industry in general and cinematography in particular. Currently, there are fewer than 200 associate members worldwide. […]


Zylight Adds Rayzr 7 to Expanding Distribution Network of Pro Lighting Manufacturers

Zylight has announced the distribution of Rayzr 7– a new series of seven-inch LED Fresnels. Rayzr 7 is the latest product from a select group of broadcast, film, and stage lighting manufacturers that Zylight distributes across North and South America. Zylight will showcase its entire product line, as well as products it distributes from other companies, at the 2017 Cine Gear Expo (Stage 15 – Booth S11), which runs June […]


LOGAN Adds Paul Abatemarco as Executive Producer in Los Angeles

LOGAN, a bicoastal content-creation studio, has appointed Paul Abatemarco as executive producer in Los Angeles, adding two decades of production expertise. “We’re thrilled to be able to welcome Paul to LOGAN,” said company founder Alexei Tylevich. “His extensive commercial and advertising experience will help continue to drive sales and establish and maintain top-level client relationships.” Prior to LOGAN, Abatemarco oversaw sales and operations for Brand New School’s West Coast studio, […]

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FX Networks & 20th Century Fox Television Present an FYC Special Event and Exclusive Preview of American Horror Story: The Style of Scare

The Paley Center for Media, FX Networks, and 20th Century Fox Television have announced that they will host an FYC (for your consideration) special event and exclusive preview with American Horror Story cast members Evan Peters, Adina Porter, costume designer Lou Eyrich, and executive producer Alexis Martin Woodall, on Friday, June 2, to celebrate the launch of the American Horror Story: The Style of Scare exhibit. The evening will reportedly include a […]


Netflix Invites You to Take Part in a Conversation with the Stars and Creators of Master of None, 13 Reasons Why, and Stranger Things at #NetflixFYSee

Netflix continues to invite you to the #NetflixFYSee events hosted throughout this year’s Emmy season. This upcoming week will feature titles such as Master of None (6/1), 13 Reasons Why (6/2), and Stranger Things (6/6). Each of these events will feature a conversation with the stars and creators of the shows. On Thursday, June 1, #NetflixFYSee invites you to join Master of None’s Aziz Ansari (co-creator/writer/director/star), Alan Yang (co-creator/writer/director), and Eric Wareheim […]


Gabriel Portnof Joins Framestore as CG Supervisor

The visual effects company Framestore, has announced that their New York office has hired CG supervisor Gabriel Portnof. A born and bred New Yorker, Gabriel returns to the city that never sleeps after fifteen years with Los Angeles based Dreamworks. During his tenure at Dreamworks. Gabriel supervised films such as Turbo, Madagascar 3, Kung Fu Panda 3, Penguins of Madagascar, and most recently Boss Baby. Portnof’s history also includes time at […]


Writer/Director Robin Swicord Adapts Wakefield & Adapts with the Actors

Robin Swicord is most known for her works as the writer for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Jane Austen Book Club, Memoirs of a Geisha, Matilda, and Little Women. Swicord most recently wrote and directed the feature film Wakefield, an adaptation of E.L. Doctorow‘s short story starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, shortly after premiering at Telluride. Swicord has been […]