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Eighth Annual California Film Commission Locations Breakfast

April 2013

The California Film Commission hosted the Eighth Annual California Locations Breakfast on April 19 at the London in West Hollywood, Calif. Executive director for the CFC, Amy Lemisch was there to give an overview of this year’s Tax Credit Program and to introduce a special panel designed to discuss the ways in which the... »

Posted in Community, Events, Film, News |

CAS Hosts Seminar with Ed Greene

April 2013
CAS Hosts Seminar with Ed Greene

Thursday, on the stage of American Idol at CBS Studios, the Cinema Audio Society hosted a workshop on the subject of live broadcast sound mixing. Leader of the workshop was Ed Greene, CAS, who first shared his expertise on the subject in the context of his current work on American Idol. Greene was accompanied... »

Posted in Events, News, Sound, Television |

2013 Society of Camera Operator Awards

March 2013
2013 Society of Camera Operator Awards

The Society of Camera Operators celebrated achievements of camera operators and crew members, as well as technical innovations at its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Awards on Saturday. The event was held at the Leonard Goldenson Theater of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Professionals gathered to recognize outstanding camera work all while helping to... »

Posted in Awards, Camera, Featured, Film, Television |

Cinema Audio Society Presents Awards

February 2013
Cinema Audio Society Presents Awards

The 49th annual Cinema Audio Society awards were held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Awards were given for outstanding achievement in sound mixing and technical achievement in production and postproduction. The event featured cocktails and dinner, with live music performed by The Nelson Kole Trio, as well... »

Posted in Awards, Events, Featured, Film, Sound, Television |

Band Pro One World Open House 2012

December 2012
Band Pro One World Open House 2012

Band Pro Film & Digital hosted its annual One World Open House Thursday at its facility in Burbank, Calif. An estimated 1,000 industry professionals were in attendance to see some of the latest technology for the various stages of their workflow. Such professionals as Jon Fauer, ASC and special guest Villmos Zsigmond, ASC took... »

Posted in Camera, Events, Featured, Gear |

BTL Screening Series Hosts Promised Land Q&A

December 2012
BTL Screening Series Hosts <em>Promised Land</em> Q&A

The latest film in Below the Line's Screening Series was Promised Land Sunday at the Harmony Gold Theater. A Q&A session followed the screening, featuring the film’s cinematographer, Linus Sandgren. Sandgren answered questions from the moderator Ted Elrick and the audience regarding decisions made before and during the making of the film. »

Posted in Camera, Contender Portfolios, Featured, Film |

BTL Screenings Series Hosts Hitchcock Q&A

December 2012
BTL Screenings Series Hosts Hitchcock Q&A

Tuesday night at the Arclight Theater in Hollywood, the Below the Line Screening Series hosted more than 400 industry professionals for a screening of Fox Searchlight’s Hitchcock, followed by a special Q&A session. The Q&A panelists included editor Pamela Martin, production designer Judy Becker, prosthetic makeup department head Howard Berger, hair department head Martin... »

Posted in Contender Portfolios, Direction, Editing, Featured, Film, Makeup |

HPA Presents Side by Side Screening and Q&A

November 2012
HPA Presents <em>Side by Side</em> Screening and Q&A

The theater was nearly filled to capacity Monday night at the Arclight Hollywood where the Hollywood Post Alliance had arranged a screening of the documentary Side by Side. Producer Keanu Reeves and the film’s director, Chris Kenneally, were available after the screening for a Q&A session with the audience of cinematography professionals. Side by... »

Posted in Camera, Editing, Featured, Film, Postproduction |

BTL Screening Series Hosts Anna Karenina Q&A

November 2012
BTL Screening Series Hosts <em>Anna Karenina</em> Q&A

The Below the Line Screening Series continued with a screening of Anna Karenina Thursday at the Landmark Theater Hollywood. The theater was filled to capacity as the audience enjoyed the latest production from the filmmakers who brought audiences Atonement and Pride & Prejudice. After the film concluded, BTL had arranged for a Q&A session... »

Posted in Direction, Featured, Film, Visual FX |

Createasphere Presents its Digital Process Workflow Lab

November 2012
Createasphere Presents its Digital Process Workflow Lab

At Createasphere’s Entertainment Technology Expo this week in Burbank, show organizers introduced a new exhibit called the “Digital Process Workflow Lab” – an end-to-end workflow demonstration in an integrated cloud environment. The press got a special preview tour on Wednesday. The lab was broken into 12 stations, each one emphasizing the roles played by... »

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