Film & Television Production: Sim Zero Emissions Battery Pack

To increase sustainability in film and television production, Sim is launching Urban Power Source, a mobile zero-emissions battery power packs built specifically for the entertainment industry. Sim has now taken delivery of the first two units, named Minnekhada and Seymour, after the regional parks within Metro Vancouver featured on their exterior. Engineered, designed and built in British Columbia, the power stations feature built-in power supply properties and allow for up […]


The Unforgettable Gilda Radner in Love, Gilda

Saturday Night Live has produced so many wonderful talents through the years, but none as distinctively fascinating and entertaining as the hilarious Gilda Radner. Not only was Radner one of the original SNL cast members, but she cherished a life of laughter and delighted in making others feel good till her last cancer days. Through years of fundraising and being heavily involved in Gilda’s Club, a cancer support community; Producer/Director […]


The Elaborate Production Design in Will & Grace

When the Production Design team of production designer Glenda Rovello, art director Conny Marinos and set decorator Peter Gurski were tasked to design the Season 10 finale episode entitled “Jack’s Big Gay Wedding.” They ventured into building brand new sets that are very unconventional to the traditional Will & Grace brand within the half-hour program. These constructed sets mirrored that of an airport with a check in section, waiting area, […]


Cinematography Excellence in Will & Grace: “Family, Trip”

The esteemed NBC series Will & Grace continues to elevate the bar through multiple camera cinematography within a sitcom. Two-time award-winning Emmy cinematographer Gary Baum, ASC remains to set a precedence for his craft in the series. Baum took home the 2018 Emmy award in the category of ‘Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series’ for the episode entitled “A Gay Olde Christmas.” This year, once again the cinematographer is nominated […]


Emmy Contender Debbie Zoller: Best Make-Up For Fosse/Verdon

In the FX Network’s limited series Fosse/Verdon, across the show’s eight episodes, we see the contentious but also tender personal and working relationship between director/choreographer Bob Fosse and actress/dancer Gwen Verdon, both of whom triumphed on Broadway and in Hollywood films. Portraying Bob Fosse was Sam Rockwell, and Michelle Williams played Gwen Verdon—both actors are Emmy-nominated for their leading roles in Fosse/Verdon. Among the foremost challenges for Emmy-nominated makeup designer […]


ETCP Handbook Cover Contest

The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) will be celebrating its 15th year in 2020, and to celebrate, ETCP will launch a new cover for each handbook from the winners of the contest. They are asking ETCP Certified Technicians to show how they see art in what they do every day. Only ETCP Certified Technicians may enter the contest. The winning images will be inserted into the design of the new […]


ARRI Unveils New External Radio Modules For Remote Head SRH-3

ARRI has announced a new line of External Radio Modules (ERM) for remote operation of the brand’s SRH-3 stabilized remote head. Available in two frequencies, the ERM-900 and ERM-2400 are for use in all production situations including drones, helicopters, or with cable cam systems. When paired with the ERMs, the SRH-3 system will change from the built-in fixed channel radio module to the channel hopping based ERM’s radio communication. More […]


VRNation.TV Hits The Web

VRNation.TV officially launched today offering a unique online community for virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality enthusiasts to share some of the coolest virtual experiences you can find on the web. Founded by 29-year veteran high-tech journalist Scott Lehane, who has written thousands of articles for dozens of publications around the world, the site is designed to solve one of the biggest problems new VR visor owners face – […]


Frank Morrone Joins Cinema Audio Society

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has announced the return of Board Member Frank Morrone to the CAS Board of Directors in the position of Secretary. Morrone will be filling the seat left vacant by David J. Bondelevitch. Frank Morrone is also a celebrated award-winning sound re-recording mixer. He has received multiple awards and nominations for best sound mixing including seven Primetime Emmy nominations with two wins as well as multiple […]

Art Direction

ADG Gallery 800 Presents Fantastic Voyage

The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) presents Fantastic Voyage, an exclusive mixed media exhibition celebrating the genres of Sci-Fi, Fantasy and the Metaphysical Realm. The public will have an opportunity to meet and mingle with the artists at the exhibit opening and hosted reception on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Fantastic Voyage exhibition will run through November 2nd. Gallery 800 is located in the historic North Hollywood […]