Paramount Pictures
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The PGA’s 10th Annual Produced By Conference including “Producers Mashup” June 9th & 10th

After the success at last year’s event, the Producers Guild of America is proud to bring back the “Producers Mashup,” scheduled for Sunday, June 10th. The event will feature four distinct tracks: Feature Film, Scripted Television, Unscripted Television and Digital Media. A small group will be seated at a table with a producer or executive, during which time the group will have 15 minutes to ask questions. When time is up, […]

Porco Rosso
Animation

Studio Ghibli Fest 2018

Fathom Events and GKIDS Present Studio Ghibli Fest 2018 with Porco Rosso in Select U.S. Cinemas May 20th, 21st and 23rd. STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a nine film monthly series of anime classics, continues with Porco Rosso. From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service and manay more, and Academy Award winning director Hayao Miyazaki, comes a dazzling aerial adventure set […]

Anne Coates
Awards

Please Raise a Glass This Week to The Legend That is Anne V. Coates, ACE

      The talented, innovative British editor Anne V. Coates had already been an established filmmaker and indispensable creative collaborator when David Lean handpicked her to handle 35 miles of footage that was to be molded into Lawrence of Arabia. While Coates was working in London at the time, and Lean was shooting for four months, day and night in Jordan, the brave young editor managed to influence Lean […]

Always At The Carlyle
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Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

    The Carlyle Hotel in New York has sustained a certain allure since 1930 that continually attracts sophisticated travelers and is regarded as one of the most luxurious and premier hotels in the world due to the discretion, atmosphere, and grandness. Historically, the hotel has housed some of the most influential and prominent figures, encompassing John F. Kennedy, Michael Jackson, Steve Jobs, and Princess Diana. Documentary producer/director/writer Matthew Miele […]

Won't You Be My Neighbor
Art Direction

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted educator, a generous spirit and decidedly classy man, whom we all think we know, this emotional […]

Entanglement
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Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

    As the Entanglement script landed on the desk of producer/director Jason James (That Burning Feeling), he instantaneously developed an affinity for the material, due to the lead character’s journey in the quest to discover who we are and where we come from. Entanglement examines the thought process of clinically depressed Ben as he discovers in his thirties that his parents had planned to adopt a little girl named […]

Kenny Aronoff
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Netflix’s Documentary on the Backbone of The Music Industry – Hired Gun

    Kenny Aronoff. Nita Strauss. Rudy Sarzo. Liberty DeVitto. Derek St. Holmes. You’ve heard their music and have seen them perform, but more than likely you’ve heard their names. In Fran Strine’s feature-length documentary, Hired Gun, now on Netflix, studio and touring musicians in pop and rock music are given the rare chance to get first billing and tell their stories. “It opened my eyes to appreciate these guys,” […]

No Picture
Industry Master Calendar

Nashville Film Festival May 10th through 19th

The Nashville Film Festival presents the best in World Cinema, American Indies, documentaries and numerous short form programs by veteran masters, rising directors, and first-time filmmakers. NashFilm movies have won some of the highest honors in the film world. With Academy Award qualifying status, and many well-attended shorts programs, this festival has screened many prize-winning narrative and animated shorts. Since Nashville is a Music City, The Nashville Festival emphasizes the […]

Cate Blanchett
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The Cannes Film Festival May 9th through 19th

The 71st Annual Cannes Festival will be taking over the Promenade de la Croisette, Cannes, with Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett presiding over the jury, and the best new films from around the globe. Opening the festival is Asghar Farhadi’s psychological thriller, Everybody knows starring Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Ricardo Darin, and is one of 18 films competing in the Main Competition section. It will be the second Spanish-language film to open the […]

Chapman Leonard Annual Showcase
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5th Annual Chapman/Leonard Product Showcase May 6, 2018

Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc. is hosting their Fifth Annual Product Showcase Fundraiser event which will feature various industry vendors, demonstrations of the company’s latest developments, and hands-on experience with cranes, dollies and remote camera systems. There will also be Certified Chapman/Leonard technicians to answer questions, and guest speakers from the SOC & ASC. Other activities include mini workshops, the Titan Crane Steadicam Walk Off, Chap-A-Thon and Chapman History Tour. There […]