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LMGI Announces Trailblazer Award for the Red Nation Celebration Institute

July 2022
LMGI Announces Trailblazer Award for the Red Nation Celebration Institute

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced that it will be giving its esteemed Trailblazer Award to the Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) for its efforts to train Native Americans to be Location Professionals and Tribal Film Liaisons at the 9th Annual LMGI Awards on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Los Angeles Center... »

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Sumolight Opens New Santa Clarita Headquarters, Showroom

July 2022
Sumolight Opens New Santa Clarita Headquarters, Showroom

Sumolight, best known for Sumospace, Sumosky, Sumomax, and its new Sumolaser lighting, announced that it has opened a new US facility adjacent to the burgeoning Santa Clarita Studio film community. The convenient location offers a showroom to test existing and upcoming Sumolight products, while the accessible ground floor space provides filmmakers with a warehouse... »

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Brightline Appoints Leslie Moynihan as New Lighting Director

July 2022
Brightline Appoints Leslie Moynihan as New Lighting Director

Brightline, a leading manufacturer of video lighting systems, has added lighting industry veteran Leslie Moynihan to its team as a Lighting Designer/CAD Specialist. Moynihan joins Brightline with an extensive background in lighting design for theater, television, dance, live music, and venue grand openings. Her previous position was as a computer drafter and designer with... »

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Johnny Pizarro, Crew Member on Law & Order: Organized Crime, Dies at 31; Shooting Suspect Sought

July 2022
Johnny Pizarro, Crew Member on <i>Law & Order: Organized Crime</i>, Dies at 31; Shooting Suspect Sought

Johnny Pizarro, a 31-year-old crew member on Law & Order: Organized Crime, was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in New York while filming the NBC show’s third season according to media reports. Pizarro was reportedly sitting in his car in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn when an unknown suspect opened fire around 5:15... »

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Veteran VFX Supervisor/Artist Nico Van den Bosch Joins Alkemy X as Head of Pipeline

July 2022
Veteran VFX Supervisor/Artist Nico Van den Bosch Joins Alkemy X as Head of Pipeline

Alkemy X has brought on VFX industry veteran Nico Van den Bosch as Head of Pipeline across all of its offices. Van den Bosch brings over 20 years of experience in visual effects and 3D animation in feature films and commercials, combining an engineering and computer science background with a passion for creative problem... »

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ArsenalFX Color Promotes Joshua Baca to Chief Technology Officer

July 2022
ArsenalFX Color Promotes Joshua Baca to Chief Technology Officer

Joshua Baca, a co-founder and partner at ArsenalFX Color, is moving into a new role as Chief Technology Officer, the company announced on Monday. A 20-year industry veteran, Baca has served ArsenalFX as a finishing editor and technologist since its founding in 2012. He will now focus exclusively on managing technical operations, research, and... »

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Julia Roberts to Be Honored With Icon Award at the Academy Museum Gala in October

July 2022
Julia Roberts to Be Honored With Icon Award at the Academy Museum Gala in October

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced that Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts, whose career spans three decades, will be honored with the Academy Museum Gala Icon Award. She will join previously announced honorees Miky Lee, Steve McQueen, and Tilda Swinton, each of whom will be recognized for their invaluable contributions to cinema, at the second... »

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Martin Scorsese to Receive Eva Monley Award From Location Managers Guild International

July 2022
Martin Scorsese to Receive Eva Monley Award From Location Managers Guild International

Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese is set to receive the prestigious Eva Monley Award from the Location Managers Guild International at its 9th Annual LMGI Awards, which will take place on Aug. 27 at the Los Angeles Center Studios. “We are so proud to be able to honor Martin Scorsese, a master of cinema whose... »

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Teamsters and IATSE Reaffirm Their “Mutual Aid and Assistance Pact”

July 2022
Teamsters and IATSE Reaffirm Their “Mutual Aid and Assistance Pact”

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) have reaffirmed the “Mutual Aid and Assistance Pact,” an agreement established for both unions to work together to achieve shared goals and initiatives. The pact outlines how the unions will address organizing efforts, deal with jurisdictional issues and fight in... »

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Film Academy Names Jeanell English to Newly Created Role as EVP of Impact and Inclusion

July 2022
Film Academy Names Jeanell English to Newly Created Role as EVP of Impact and Inclusion

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Jeanell English to Executive Vice President of Impact and Inclusion, it was announced Monday by Academy CEO Bill Kramer, to whom English will directly report. In this newly created position, English will lead the Academy’s initiatives designed to address underrepresentation across the industry and to discover, empower,... »

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