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Industry Master Calendar

Welcome Below the Line Subscribers, Today is the day I’m sure you have all been waiting for! In our new weekly emails, I will be keeping you updated and tuned in to all upcoming events in our industry. The events I share with you will also be displayed on our Industry Master Calendar. We intend for this to be the leading calendar that you look to for details on anything […]

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Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at ICG Publicists Awards

Betty White To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Annual ICG Publicists Awards Betty White, legendary actress and producer, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 2, 2018. ICG national president Steven Poster, ASC, said, “Betty White is a joy and a national treasure. She brings a smile to the […]

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2018 Palm Springs International Film Festival

Palm Springs International Film Awards Gala –Jan 2nd, 2018 Kicking off the first week of January will be Palm Springs International Film Society’s signature showpiece event – the annual Awards Gala! This Black Tie event welcomes Palm Springs community leaders, top industry players, and talented celebrities to a glamourous dinner and awards ceremony that raises over $1 million in funding for the PSIF Society every year. If you are looking […]

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Media Credentials Now Open For 22Nd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

Media Credentials Now Open For  22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Awards Celebrate “100 Years of Imagination” Jan. 27 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Apply for Credentials Online at http://bit.ly/2CXDDEh What: The 22nd Annual ART DIRECTORS GUILD Excellence In Production Design Awards, honoring excellence in production design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos. The ADG will also premiere the “Excellence in Production Design for Animated Features” Award. When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 4:30 […]

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All The Money In The World

  All The Money In The World follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark […]

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Contender: Editor John Gilroy, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

In Dan Gilroy’s dramatic thriller, Roman J. Israel, Esq., a civil rights-minded defense attorney (Denzel Washington), recruited by a wealthy cutthroat lawyer (Colin Farrell), fights to keep his ideals as he fights for justice in the Los Angeles criminal court system. Because Roman was not the typical “square-jawed” leading man, during pre-production, Washington and the director explored the character extensively. Production designer, Kevin Kavanaugh, assembled Roman’s apartment in the production […]

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Two Sides to Every Story

The end of year Tax Reform decisions and its supporters have been met with many questions and concerns about how this truly effects the economy, specifically, the entertainment industry going forward. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and Motion Picture Association of American (MPAA) seem to be at opposite ends of the spectrum. “Middle class writers are not immune to the forces of inequality. We will be doing our best […]

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Tip of The Week

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 next time you are searching for projects by state, please remember to use the two letter […]

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Production News Weekly

  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 have been placed on many locations. (For a full list go to https://www.filmla.com/wildfire-related-filming-announcements/) The Thomas fire […]

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Key Differences in MPXoIP codecs

If you are already sending, or thinking about sending, an MPX signal direct to the Transmitter site over IP networks, you most likely already know about the many budgetary savings and operational efficiencies to be gained… But, did you know that not all MPXoIP Codecs do the same job? Learn about the key performance differences you can enjoy with APT… Kevin Campbell APT Sales Director, Americas & Asia +1 (305) […]