Kayla Monetta
Community

Kayla Monetta Named Director of New Business at Music Company Squeak E. Clean Studios

Kayla Monetta has joined international music company Squeak E. Clean Studios as its Director of New Business. Monetta will work out of the company’s New York location, where she will shape the company’s sales strategies and approach, and continue to scale revenue across North America through new initiatives, partnerships, and markets. Since she can speak the language of both musicians and brand clients thanks to her industry acumen, she will […]

Patton Oswalt
Awards

Patton Oswalt to Host 70th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, Which Are Moving to a New Venue

Patton Oswalt will host the 70th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, it was announced on Tuesday by the Motion Picture Sound Editors. Honoring outstanding achievement in sound editing, the Golden Reel Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. “Like other below-the-line crafts, sound editing doesn’t get the praise and acknowledgment it deserves,” Oswalt said in a statement that expressed his admiration […]

Joel Paisner
Commercials

Producer Joel Paisner Joins Boutique Visual Effects Company Jogger Studios

Producer Joel Paisner has joined the boutique visual effects studio Jogger. Based out of Jogger Los Angeles, Paisner will work closely with the producing teams in the Santa Monica, Austin, and San Francisco offices. “Everyone’s really happy to have Joel join us here at Jogger,” Jogger Creative Director Andy Brown said in a statement. “As we have continued to grow, adding Joel to the team has already made a massive […]

Jeanette Moreno King
Animation

Animation Guild (IATSE Local 839) Elects New Executive Board

The Animation Guild (IATSE Local 839) has announced the results of the 2022 Animation Guild Officers and Executive Board election with three of five Animation Guild Officers winning re-election, including Business Representative Steve Kaplan, President Jeanette Moreno King, and Recording Secretary Paula Spence. “It is an incredible honor to be reelected as TAG’s Business Representative. The election results show the membership stands behind the work that we have put into […]

No Picture
Art Direction

Set Decorators Society Announces Dates for SDSA Awards – Film 2022

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) has announced the timeline for its SDSA Awards – Film 2022, the winners to be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023 via the SETDECOR YouTube. Eligible films and categories will be announced on Dec. 27 with the nomination balloting open from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4, 2023. The SDSA Awards – Film 2022 nominations will be announced on Jan. 5, 2023, and then […]

Crafts

Black Beauty Roster, WB Discovery Create Partnership to Help Train Hairstylist, Makeup Artists from Marginalized Communities

Black Beauty Roster (BBR) and Warner Bros. Discovery are teaming to create a partnership for a new, one-of-a-kind program that will allow hairstylists and makeup artists from historically marginalized communities the chance to position themselves for a department head position in entertainment. The 12 primary candidates selected from the U.S. and Canada are Denise Baker (hair/LA), Gabby Navarrete (makeup/LA), Charles Zambrano (makeup/NYC), Allison LaCour (makeup/NOLA), Tiffany Daugherty (hair/LA), Kauilani Goodwyn […]

No Picture
Crafts

LAPPG Presents Eliminating the Gap Between Wrap and Edit Webinar on Nov. 16

On Weds., Nov. 16, the Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) is joining with Adobe company Frame.io to present an online Zoom webinar titled, Eliminating the Gap between Wrap and Editor. Examining how the “camera to cloud workflow” is making the transition from production to post much quicker, this webinar will take place at 4:00 pm PT/7:00pm ET, and you can register here. The presenters for the webinar are Laura Pursley and […]

No Picture
Community

Prime Time Softball League: CSI Vegas Remains Ahead of the Pack with The Rookie in Second Place

On Saturday, November 6, the Prime Time Softball League held its Week 9 games with CSI Vegas maintaining its lead with an 8-game winning streak, defeating Big Brother, the only winless team in the league this season. Two-time league champs, American Dad, pulled out a squeaker of a win over the newest team from Pretty Freakin’ Scary, but currently, The Rookie is holding down second place with only one loss in eight games. […]

Jimmy Kimmel
Awards

Jimmy Kimmel Returning to Host 95th Academy Awards

Emmy® Award-winning late-night talk show host and producer Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the 95th Oscars®, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 12, 2023, announced by executive producers and showrunners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner.  Kimmel hosted back-to-back broadcasts in 2017 (89th Awards) and 2018 (90th Awards). Molly McNearney will also serve as an executive producer. “We’re super thrilled to have Jimmy […]

Helen Alexander
Community

Formosa Group UK Names Helen Alexander Managing Director for Features, Broadcast and Streaming

The Formosa Group, which is part of Streamland Media, has named Helen Alexander as managing director of Formosa Group UK for Features, Broadcast and Streaming (FBS). Alexander brings years of leadership experience in post-production sound as well as significant relationships with both talent and clients. She’ll be based out of Formosa Group’s Trident facility in Soho, London, from which she will oversee all of the company’s creative talent in the UK, […]