Ben Lovett
Composers

New Hellraiser Composer Ben Lovett on Finding the Right Balance Between His Own Sound and Paying Homage to the Original Score

Growing up, Ben Lovett never particularly considered himself a horror fan. He just liked good stories and didn’t really gravitate toward a single genre — of film or music. So it’s merely a coincidence that Lovett, now a respected singer-songwriter, producer, and film composer, has carved out a niche for himself in the realm of genre films, often working with directors David Bruckner, Jacob Gentry, and Jim Cummings. Lovett’s notable credits […]

Amy Rosenberg
Community

Cut+Run Welcomes Editor Amy Rosenberg, Who’s Best Known for Her Work With Fashion Brands

Amy Rosenberg has joined the roster of editors at Cut+Run, where she’ll bring her artful eye and creative spirit. With a baseline belief that every edit requires its own unique formula — part art, part science — Rosenberg has developed a unique style all her own, as well as an impeccable sense of style and timing. “Amy has this ability to see solutions beyond the expected. Not only does she execute […]

Robert Shen
Community

Robert Shen Joins For-A as Regional Sales Manager for Southeast Asia and Oceania

FOR-A, the cutting-edge video broadcast technology company, has appointed Robert Shen as regional sales manager for Southeast Asia and Oceania. He joins the company from EVS Broadcast, where he was responsible for the Axon product lines in control, monitoring, routing, and video processing. Originally trained as a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer in radar and communications with the Republic of Singapore Air Force, Shen subsequently earned a degree in computer science […]

Ben Plumb
Community

Radiant Post Launches Radiant North, a New Post-Production Facility in Manchester

Broadcast post-production house Radiant Post has announced the opening of a new facility based in Manchester that should help expand the company’s business. The facility will be called Radiant North, and it will offer the region’s vibrant independent production and network TV sector dedicated picture post, finishing, and audio creative services. The new 8000 sq ft facility is hosted in a property that is being developed as part of Allied […]

Caroline Rault
Community

Rosco Promotes Caroline Rault to Film/TV and Broadcast Sales Director — Americas

Caroline Rault has been upped to Film/TV and Broadcast Sales Director — Americas at Rosco, the company recently announced. Rault joined Rosco in 2007 in product management, but her talent, charisma, and Hollywood experience quickly led her to join Rosco’s sales team. Caroline has held many roles and responsibilities during her time at Rosco, including her most recent position as Sales Manager for Rosco’s North American Film/TV and Broadcast sales […]

Chaim Kantor
Camera

Chaim Kantor Named Interim National Executive Director of ICG, Where He’ll Succeed Rebecca Rhine

Chaim Kantor has been named interim National Executive Director of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600), it was announced Thursday by Baird B. Steptoe, the National President of the ICG. Kantor succeeds Rebecca Rhine, who stepped down in September and promptly took a position at the DGA. Kantor’s appointment was unanimously confirmed by the guild’s National Executive Board and he now has “the authority to exercise direct supervision over […]

Smile movie
Camera

Smile DP Charlie Sarroff Reveals Which Films He Turned to for Visual Inspiration, and How He Made Sosie Bacon’s Heroine Feel Vulnerable and Lonely

Paramount’s hit horror movie Smile has exceeded everyone’s expectations, especially considering it was originally intended for the studio’s streaming service. The film has grossed nearly $170 million worldwide on a reported production budget of just $17 million, extending Paramount’s year-long winning streak. Expanded from writer-director Parker Finn‘s short film Laura Hasn’t Slept, the feature stars Sosie Bacon, whose laser-focused performance as psychiatrist Rose Cotter has resonated with viewers. Also crucial to […]

Gina Prince-Bythewood
Awards

Gina Prince-Bythewood to Receive ACE Eddie Filmmaker of the Year, Career Achievement Honors Announced

American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced today that the organization will honor acclaimed director Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Woman King) with the esteemed ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, recognizing an artist who exemplifies distinguished achievement in the art and business of film. ACE will also bestow career achievement honors to film editors Don Zimmerman, ACE and Lynne Willingham, ACE for their outstanding career contributions to film editing. The honors […]

Guild of Music Supervisors
Community

Guild of Music Supervisors Offers Statement of Support to Netflix Colleagues Looking to Unionize

Upon the recent announcement that a supermajority of Netflix’s Music Supervisors filed for an official election at the labor board to unionize with IATSE, the Guild of Music Supervisors has released the following statement in support of the effort: The Guild of Music Supervisors is a non-profit membership-based organization founded to provide professional and educational support to those working both in the field, and adjacent to, the craft of music […]

Awards

Submissions for 10th Annual Make-Up Artists, Hair Stylist Guild Awards Open Monday, Oct. 31, Close on Nov. 30

Online submissions for the 10th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) presented by HASK® Beauty, will open on Monday, October 31, and will close on November 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM (PST), as announced by Julie Socash, IATSE Local 706 President. This year’s awards gala, celebrating the 10th Anniversary, will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The MUAHS […]