Digital Cinema Society to Hold DCS Cinema Lighting Expo on March 18 at IATSE Local 80 Stage in Burbank

RSVPs are now being accepted for the Digital Cinema Society’s DCS Cinema Lighting Expo, an exploration of motion picture lighting and grip technology with participating manufacturers including (in alphabetical order): ARRI • BB&S Lighting • CHAUVET Lighting • Dedolight California • Core SWX • Fiilex • FOMEX • K5600 • Kino Flo • Lightstar • Litepanels • Luminys • Mole Richardson • Nanlite • Quasar Science • RatPac Controls • […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Ryan Lott on Son Lux’s Incredible Experimental Score for A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once

At this point, there’s very little that needs to be written about Daniels‘ absurdist comedy Everything Everywhere All at Once, because the Oscars are less than a week away, and it seems likely that the A24 movie is going to do very well in many of the major categories. One thing that hasn’t been written too much about is the film’s amazing score — a gorgeous piece of music by […]


Michael, Thomas Crown Affair, Untitled Disney Live Action Among Approved Projects for California Film Tax Credit

California’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program continues to welcome big-budget and independent films, including 24 new projects announced today. These films (21 independent, three non-independent) are on track to bring $662 million in total production spending to California, including an estimated $423 million in “qualified” expenditures (wages to below-the-line workers and payments to in-state vendors). They will employ an estimated 3,173 crew, 801 cast and 29,602 background actors and […]


Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: Elvis, Everything Everywhere All at Once, and Stranger Things Win Top Prizes

The Guild of Music Supervisors held its star-studded 13th annual award ceremony on Sunday night at The Wiltern Theatre, where a lively crowd of more than 1,000 guests celebrated outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in film, television, documentaries, games, advertising, and trailers. Oscar-nominated actors and producers joined forces with iconic songwriters and composers to honor these Music Supervisor tastemakers, who were recognized for their stellar accomplishments in 2022. […]

Adam Inglis

Award-Winning Colorist Adam Inglis Joins Harbor’s UK Team as Senior Colorist

Royal Television Society (RTS) Award-winner and BAFTA-nominee Adam Inglis will join Harbor’s UK creative talent line-up as Senior Colorist, starting early summer 2023. With a global reputation that has seen him collaborate with a host of acclaimed producers, directors, and cinematographers from the UK, US, and Europe, Adam notes high-end scripted features and TV dramas on his credits list, as well as iconic, award-winning wildlife documentaries such as Planet Earth […]

Mandy Walker

Elvis DP Mandy Walker Becomes First Woman to Win American Society of Cinematographers’s Top Prize for Feature Film

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) presented its annual awards this evening with Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS earning the feature film award for Elvis. Walker is the first woman to win an ASC Award in the feature film category with her first nomination. Last year’s ASC feature film winner was Greig Fraser, ASC, who went on to win the Oscar® for Best Achievement in Cinematography for Dune. The 37th ASC […]

Top Gun: Maverick

ACE Eddie Awards Winners Include Top Gun: Maverick and Everything Everywhere All at Once

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced the winners of the 73rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards in front of a packed house at UCLA’s Royce Hall on a rainy Sunday afternoon. The Woman King director Gina Prince-Bythewood was honored with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, which she received from her Love & Basketball star Sanaa Lathan. Meanwhile, Bryan Cranston gave the night’s first Career Achievement Award to Lynne Willingham, […]

Top Gun: Maverick

CAS Awards Winners List: Top Gun: Maverick, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, and Moonage Daydream Triumph

The Cinema Audio Society announced the winners of the 59th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing 2022 on Saturday night at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. Top Gun: Maverick, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, and the David Bowie documentary Moonage Daydream won the top prizes on the feature side, while the big winners on the TV side included Better Call Saul, Only Murders in the Building, and Obi-Wan […]

All Quiet on the Western Front

Oscar Nominees Reviewed: Best International Feature, Where All Quiet on the Western Front Looms Large

On Jan. 24, Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams read out the names of all the movies and artists nominated for an Oscar at the 95th Academy Awards, which will be held on March 12. Among the nominees for Best International Feature were four European films and one Argentinian movie that may as well be European. Best International Feature is the Academy’s recently-renamed award for movies outside of the English language. […]

Navalny movie

Oscar Nominees Reviewed: Best Documentary Feature, Where Navalny May, Unfortunately, Triumph Over All

In 1942, when the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature was first established, 25 movies were nominated and four received the Oscar. Back then, the award was a part of the Academy’s effort to support war-related movies, with propaganda films and morale-boosting documentaries from studios such as Disney and directors like Frank Capra occupying a bulk of the Academy’s time back then. Since then, the category has had as few […]