Gaslit series

Gaslit Music Supervisor Maggie Phillips on Testing Playlists, Working Within a Budget, and Researching the Sweet Sound of the ’70s

Last spring, to mark the 50th anniversary of the notorious Watergate break-in and cover-up, Starz released its star-studded limited series Gaslit, which featured Oscar winners Sean Penn and Julia Roberts as John and Martha Mitchell. Told from multiple points of view, Gaslit examined all of the key parties involved in the scandal, beginning with the planning and execution of the main event on June 17, 1972, and then following many […]

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ICG Publicists to Award Its 2023 Motion Picture Showpersons Award to Top Gun: Maverick Producers

Top Gun: Maverick Producer Jerry Bruckheimer will accept the ICG Publicists‘ (International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600) 2023 Motion Picture Showpersons Award on behalf of his fellow producers –Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, and David Ellison – at the 60th Annual Awards luncheon. The luncheon will be held at The Beverly Hilton on March 10, 2023. The honor was announced today by Awards Chairs Tim Menke and Sheryl Main. Top Gun: Maverick […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Costume Designers Guild Rewards Elvis, Everything Everywhere, Glass Onion

On Monday night, Feb. 27, the Costume Designers Guild (CDG, IATSE Local 892) presented its 25th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards, in a ceremony hosted by Titus Burress at the Fairmont Century Plaza. The CDG includes more than 1,200 costume designers, assistant costume designers, and illustrators working in motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media programs throughout the world. Each of the film and television categories are divided into three sub-groups, allowing […]

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CAS Career Achievement Award Honoree Peter Devlin on Any Given Sunday, Star Trek‘s “Creaky” Enterprise, and 1930s Sound Technique

The Cinema Audio Society will bestow its Career Achievement Award on Peter Devlin at the 59th CAS Awards this coming weekend. A five-time Oscar nominee for his work as a Production Sound Mixer on Pearl Harbor, Transformers, Star Trek, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and, most recently, Black Panther, Devlin has been working consistently for more than three decades across film and television. In announcing Devlin’s honor, CAS President Karol Urban […]

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MPSE Golden Reel Awards Winners: Top Gun: Maverick and The Banshees of Inisherin Claim Top Prizes

The Motion Picture Sound Editors tonight presented the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards in a live ceremony held at the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing, MPSE Golden Reel Awards were presented in 20 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, and student work. Tom Cruise and Director Joseph Kosinksi presented the MPSE Filmmaker Award to pioneering producer Jerry […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Everything Everywhere All at Once, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Honored with British Film Editors Cut Above Awards

On Friday, Feb. 24, the British Film Editors (BFE) announced the winners for its third annual BFE Cut Above Awards. 27 Editors walked away with a Cut Above Award, the UK’s only ceremony solely dedicated to celebrating excellence in editing, for their work nominated over 12 categories. Everything Everywhere All at Once (edited by Paul Rogers) and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (Holly Klein & Ken Schretzmann, ACE) kicked off what would […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

PGA Awards Winners: Everything Everywhere All at Once Wins Top Prize, Possibly Sealing Its Oscar Fate

The 2023 PGA Awards took place Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton, where Everything Everywhere All at Once won the guild’s top prize, defeating Top Gun: Maverick and The Fabelmans to shore up its frontrunner status heading into the start of Oscar voting. Many pundits believe the PGA is a great predictor of the Academy Award for Best Picture, as seven of the last 10 PGA winners went on to […]

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SOC’s Camera Operator of the Year Awards Go to All Quiet on the Western Front and Ozark

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the winners of its Camera Operator of the Year awards in the Film and Television categories on Saturday night at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, where All Quiet on the Western Front and Ozark triumphed, making Netflix the night’s big winner. It marked the first year where there were six nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in both categories. Colin Farrell, the Oscar-nominated […]

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Annie Awards Winners: Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio and Marcel the Shell Take Top Trophies

On Saturday, February 25, the annual Annie Awards were handed out at UCLA’s Royce Hall, where the night’s big winners were clearly Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio and its Netflix brethren Love, Death + Robots, as well as A24’s adorable Marcel the Shell With Shoes On. The Annie Awards also honored several animation industry figures, including Writer-Director/Pixar CEO Pete Docter, TV series creator Craig McCracken, short film director Evelyn Lambart, author/historian/educator […]

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The Academy Makes Statement about the Passing of Former President Walter Mirisch

Oscar®-winning producer and former Academy President Walter Mirisch died Friday, February 24, in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 101. “The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is deeply saddened to hear of Walter’s passing,” noted Academy CEO Bill Kramer and Academy President Janet Yang. “Walter was a true visionary, both as a producer and as an industry leader. He had a powerful impact on the film community […]