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Blockbuster Composer Brian Tyler Named BMI Icon as Women Warriors Team Wins Impact Award

May 2022
Blockbuster Composer Brian Tyler Named BMI Icon as <i>Women Warriors</i> Team Wins Impact Award

Broadcast Music, Inc. recently held its 38th Annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards to celebrate the top-performing composers of the past year. The private ceremony was hosted by BMI President/CEO Mike O’Neill, EVP of Creative and Licensing Mike Steinberg, and SVP of Creative Alex Flores. The highest honor of the evening went to renowned... »

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Stephen Lighthill Re-Elected President of American Society of Cinematographers for Third Time

May 2022
Stephen Lighthill Re-Elected President of American Society of Cinematographers for Third Time

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Board of Governors has elected the organization’s 2022-2023 officers and Stephen Lighthill has been re-elected president for a third consecutive one-year term. Lighthill will serve alongside Vice Presidents Amy Vincent, John Simmons, and Shelly Johnson; Treasurer Steven Poster; Secretary Gregg Heschong; and Sergeant-at-Arms Chris Chomyn. The members of the ASC... »

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VFX Industry Veteran Tony Robins Joins Harbor as Managing Director of Advertising

May 2022
VFX Industry Veteran Tony Robins Joins Harbor as Managing Director of Advertising

VFX industry veteran Tony Robins has joined Harbor as Managing Director of Advertising, the company’s CEO, Zak Tucker, recently announced. Robins joins from The Mill’s New York studio, where he spent 14 years as a pioneering artist and creative leader, rising from Head of 2D to Director of Operations and then to Managing Director. Over... »

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2023 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Unveil Date for Live Ceremony at New Venue

May 2022
2023 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Unveil Date for Live Ceremony at New Venue

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has announced that the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2023, in Los Angeles. For the first time in three years, the awards ceremony will be held live — and at a new venue, no less — and there will also be special... »

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Framestore Names Mel Sullivan New CEO as Sir William Sargent Steps Down to Focus on Company 3

May 2022
Framestore Names Mel Sullivan New CEO as Sir William Sargent Steps Down to Focus on Company 3

Framestore, the Oscar and Emmy-winning VFX studio that has conjured visuals for the likes of Gravity, Spider-Man: No Way Home, and Blade Runner 2049, has tapped Mel Sullivan as its new CEO, as Sir William Sargent is stepping down as CEO after 26 years to focus on the wider Framestore Company 3 Group. Sullivan has been with Framestore since 1998, most recently... »

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Qvest Unveils New Remote Editing Solution for Professional Online-Based Video Editing

May 2022
Qvest Unveils New Remote Editing Solution for Professional Online-Based Video Editing

Qvest has announced a new remote editing solution tailored to the current needs of broadcasters, publishers, network agencies, and post-production specialists. The basis for it is the qibb integration platform by Techtriq, which enables professional media workflows in the cloud, resulting in limitless collaboration and greater efficiency. Qvest’s cloud-native editing solution enables media professionals to edit... »

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Stephen Arnold Music Wins Nine Times at Broadcast Production Awards

May 2022
Stephen Arnold Music Wins Nine Times at Broadcast Production Awards

Stephen Arnold Music enjoyed a strong showing at the annual NewscastStudio Broadcast Production Awards, winning nine awards including Best Overall Use of Music for its work on Al Jazeera Arabic’s 25th Anniversary rebrand. Other honors came for custom music for CNN’s flagship morning program New Day, Nexstar Media Group’s NewsNation, Las Vegas station KTNV, and New York... »

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Rebecca Rhine Stepping Down as ICG’s National Executive Director in September

May 2022
Rebecca Rhine Stepping Down as ICG’s National Executive Director in September

Rebecca Rhine is stepping down from her post as the national executive director of the International Cinematographers Guild when her contract expires at the end of September. Rhine has held the position since December 2015, when she became IATSE Local 600’s first female executive director. ICG president John Lindley confirmed Rhine’s exit in a letter that... »

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NAB 2022: ZEISS to Show Off High-End Cine Optics and Hold “Conversations” With Cinematographers

April 2022
NAB 2022: ZEISS to Show Off High-End Cine Optics and Hold “Conversations” With Cinematographers

ZEISS will show off their high-end cine optics, including the US introduction of the new wide 15mm T1.8 lens (which completes the 14 lens Supreme Prime set) at the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, where the company will welcome clients at Booth #C7718. Attendees can also experience the Supreme Prime Radiance family, which... »

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NAB 2022: MultiDyne to Showcase Its Latest Wares in Vegas; FOR-A and AMMUX to Debut New REMI and IP Production Solution

April 2022
NAB 2022: MultiDyne to Showcase Its Latest Wares in Vegas; FOR-A and AMMUX to Debut New REMI and IP Production Solution

FOR-A Corporation (Booth C5408) and MultiDyne (Booth C3933) will each have a presence at the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, which kicks off next week. In advance of NAB, FOR-A Corporation has announced a range of IP production solutions powered by broadcast-optimized transport technology from AMMUX. The new REMI product range is part of FOR-A’s new architecture of “Software-Defined IP... »

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