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Succession, Stranger Things, Obi-Wan Kenobi Big Winners at SDSA Awards Television 2021

August 2022
<I>Succession</i>, <I>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Obi-Wan Kenobi</i> Big Winners at SDSA Awards Television 2021

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) has announced the awards recipients for the SDSA Awards Television-2021, celebrating excellence in the art of Set Decoration for Television for its second year.  Some of the winners included the popular Netflix series, Stranger Things; one of Lucasfilm‘s more recent Disney+ series, Obi-Wan Kenobi; and HBO‘s unstoppable drama, Succession. The SDSA Awards winners... »

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Janet Yang Becomes First Asian Elected to Serve as President of Film Academy

August 2022
Janet Yang Becomes First Asian Elected to Serve as President of Film Academy

Producer Janet Yang has been elected President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors, it was announced Tuesday. Her election is historic, as she is the first Asian person to ever hold that post. “Janet is a tremendously dedicated and strategic leader who has an incredible record... »

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FilmLight Announces Jury for 2022 Colour Awards

August 2022
FilmLight Announces Jury for 2022 Colour Awards

FilmLight has welcomed further high-profile creatives from across the world to complete the judging panel for the 2022 Colour Awards, which recognize the finest work from colourists using any technology platform and working in any genre. The awards deadline has also been extended, and submissions will now close to the global colourist community on... »

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Roger Deakins Exhibition & Photography Book Byways Coming to Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica

August 2022
Roger Deakins Exhibition & Photography Book <i>Byways</i> Coming to Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica

The Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica has announced that it will host the inaugural exhibition of acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Roger A. Deakins. The exhibition is slated to open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 17 and it will run through the end of the year. Deakins will attend the opening reception and... »

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Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest Joins Streamland Media’s Picture Shop

August 2022
Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest Joins Streamland Media’s Picture Shop

Streamland Media’s Picture Shop has announced that Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest will join the facility’s talented team. A respected artist with extensive credits, Van Deest brings over 25 years of finishing experience on award-winning productions to Picture Shop. Van Deest spent 13 years as a colorist for Riot, followed by a combined 13... »

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Television Academy Honors ARRI with Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award

July 2022
Television Academy Honors ARRI with Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award

The Television Academy announced the recipients of the 74th Engineering, Science & Technology Emmy® Awards, awarding ARRI with the Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award for its more than a century of designing and manufacturing camera and lighting systems as well as its development of systemic technological solutions and service networks for a worldwide... »

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Actress/Comedian Melissa Peterman Hosting 9th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

July 2022
Actress/Comedian Melissa Peterman Hosting 9th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

Actress and comedian Melissa Peterman, currently playing Brenda Sparks on the #1 CBS comedy Young Sheldon will host the 9th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Los Angeles Center Studios, bringing her humor and talent to the star-studded event. The announcement was made by John Rakich,... »

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Prime Time Softball League Opens Registration for 2022 – 23 Season

July 2022
Prime Time Softball League Opens Registration for 2022 – 23 Season

For over thirty years, the Prime Time Softball League (PTSL) has been allowing cast and crew from Hollywood’s top shows to compete against each other for fun and bragging rights. Registration has already begun for the new fall season, which will begin on September 10. You can learn more and sign up for the season... »

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Yana Collins Lehman Promoted to CEO of Trevanna Post

July 2022
Yana Collins Lehman Promoted to CEO of Trevanna Post

Yana Collins Lehman has been promoted to CEO of Trevanna Post, the industry leader in post-production accounting, the company announced Thursday. Lehman, who previously served as President and COO, succeeds Jennifer Freed, the company’s founder, who will focus on her role as CEO of Trevanna Tracks, a developer of music licensing software. In her... »

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Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Led By Prashant Shitole

July 2022
Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Led By Prashant Shitole

Ghost VFX, Streamland Media’s visual effects division, has announced that early next year it will open a new 32,000 square-feet studio in Pune, Maharashtra, India in order to meet the growing needs of filmmakers worldwide. Ghost India will offer clients a full range of high-end visual effects through cloud-based technology and an industry-leading talent... »

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