ARRI: ALEXA Mini LF Camera

ARRI has recently unveiled its new ALEXA Mini LF camera which combines the compact size and low weight of the popular ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LF sensor. It provides image quality for large-format shooting, and features three internal motorized FSND filters, 12 V power input, extra power outputs, a new Codex Compact Drive and MVF-2 high-contrast HD viewfinder. Built for a prolonged life of tough usage in challenging […]


eTribez Inc. Launches Production Management Platform

The recently launched Cloud-based Production Management Platform called “eTribez Production Management,” developed by Israel-based e-Tribez Inc., which debuted its first module, “Production Planning,” in January 2019, has just launched two additional modules: “Locations Management” and “Staffing & Crew Management.” The eTribez Production Management Platform is available to producers of content on a global basis working across the entertainment, broadcasting, promo, and advertising industries. The announcement was made today by Eli […]

Art Direction

Art Directors Guild Gallery 800: Tribute to Stan Johnson

The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) will be honoring the legendary Art Director and fine artist Stan Johnson in an exhibit entitled “Let Shape Color Form: A Tribute to Stan Johnson,” which opens with a hosted reception on Saturday, April 6th from 5-9pm, and will run through June 8, 2019. Johnson was an architectural and motion picture draftsman, iluustrator and actor, as well as an Art […]


California Film Commission: Indie Filmmakers Panel Discussion

The California Film Commission (CFC) is hosting a panel discussion to learn the Indie Producer’s secret weapon: film commissions. This event will take place on Thursday, March 21 at 7pm at the Cabo Wabo Cantina (Hollywood & Highland Center). This event is free and RSVPs are not required. The restaurant will have food and beverages available, and parking validation. Those who attend are invited to stay for the opening-night party […]


Production Alert: Filming Restrictions in Monterey County

The California Film Commission has announced that there are now filming restrictions on Highway 1 in Monterey County due to the Caltrans highway widening project now in progress between Hurricane Point and Rocky Creek Bridge. Caltrans estimates road construction will last for three months. Film permits cannot be issued for this portion of the highway including Bixby Creek Bridge. Productions are advised to consider alternate locations on Highway 1 south […]

Art Direction

Art Directors Guild Film Society: 2019 Screening Series

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque are co-hosting the annual 2019 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers on Design” which highlights the work of renowned Production Designers and their collaborations. This monthly series is set to run from April through August at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood) with all screenings starting at 5:30pm. Moderating the screenings are Production Designers Thomas A. Walsh ADG, John Muto […]


IMAGO International Cinematography Awards Winners

Hosted by the Serbian Society of Cinematographers (SAS), the second IMAGO International Awards for Cinematography presentation – which recognizes the art of cinematography in cooperation with IMAGO’s 53 memmber countries, partners and sponsors – was held on March 16th at the Yugoslovenska Kinoteka in Belgrade, Serbia. President Predrag Bambic, SAS led the ceremony. And the winners are: Cinematography – Feature Film: Roger Deakins CBE, ASC, BSC – United Kingdom, Blade […]


Location Managers Guild International Awards Open Entries

Online submissions are now open for the Location Managers Guild International’s 6th Annual LMGI Awards. honoring the outstanding and creative visual contributions of location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials, the awards show will be held on September 21, 2019 at the Broad Theater in Santa Monica. With the change in date of this year’s LMGI Awards from April to September, the 6th Annual LMGI Awards timeline […]


AFCI Week: Taste of the World Locations Show

The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) is holding the Taste of the World Locations Show on April 4th from 3p.m. to 7p.m. at The London Hotel in West Hollywood as part of the AFCI Week 2019 event series. Film commission representatives and production industry professionals from around the globe will be in attendance, and will also be available to talk about incentives, locations, facilities, infrastructure, crew depth and other […]


Wendy McMahon to receive 2019 NAB Digital Leadership Award

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will present the Digital Leadership Award, which honors an individual who has had a significant role in transforming a traditional broadcast business to succeed on digital media platforms, to Wendy McMahon, President, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The award presentation will take place at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on Monday, April 8th. McMahon oversees the […]