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Cinema Audio Society Opens Award Submissions for 58th CAS Awards

November 2021
Cinema Audio Society Opens Award Submissions for 58th CAS Awards

Submissions for the 58th Annual Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards are now open HERE. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. PT on Dec. 21, 2021. Additionally, the application deadline for the 2021 CAS Student Recognition Award has been extended to 5 p.m. PT on Nov. 19, 2021. The CAS Awards recognize Outstanding... »

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Academy Reveals Winning 2021 Nicholl Screenwriters

November 2021
Academy Reveals Winning 2021 Nicholl Screenwriters

Five individuals have been selected as winners of the 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize and mentorship from an Academy member throughout their fellowship year.  From November 8 to 12, one fellow per day will be featured on the Academy’s YouTube channel, in content including... »

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Prime Time Softball League Week 9 Results: All Rise Pulls into Lead

November 2021
Prime Time Softball League Week 9 Results: <em>All Rise</em> Pulls into Lead

Week 9 of the Prime Time Softball League saw All Rise pull ahead in the league with a 7-1 record after trouncing Big Brother on their Saturday game. Their arch-rivals at The Rookie lost their game against American Dad in a real nailbiter, which now puts those two teams in a run for the playoffs with Brooklyn Nine Nine, which won its Saturday game... »

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Sight, Sound & Story: Live Takes Look Behind Passing

November 2021
<em>Sight, Sound & Story: Live</em> Takes Look Behind <em>Passing</em>

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Sight, Sound & Story: Live monthly online event series continues on November 11th behind the look of Netflix’s spectacular new film Passing with Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC, and Colorist Roman Hankewycz with Moderator & Colorist Patrick Inhofer. As per the description: Inside Episode XVI: In this panel, Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC,... »

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NAB Announces Winners of Annual Product of the Year Awards

November 2021
NAB Announces Winners of Annual Product of the Year Awards

The winners of the third annual NAB Show Product of the Year Awards were announced today during the virtual Product of the Year Awards celebration, held exclusively on NAB Amplify. The awards recognize significant and promising new products and technologies that were set to be displayed for the first time at the previously canceled... »

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Arcadian Uses Cortex to Produce 4K Streaming Content

November 2021
Arcadian Uses Cortex to Produce 4K Streaming Content

Southern California-based Arcadian is a specialist in creating and managing workflows to produce streaming content. It offers expertise in transcoding and IMF packaging, ensuring that content is ready for delivery to consumers according to the specific protocols, formats and packaging requirements of individual streaming services. The workhorse tool the company uses to accomplish that... »

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SOC Announces Format Change for Saturday Virtual Happy Hours

November 2021
SOC Announces Format Change for Saturday Virtual Happy Hours

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) has announced a new format for its previously monthly virtual Happy Hours, kicking off this Saturday, November 6 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm PT. After more than a year of monthly hosted Happy Hours, the decision has been made to change the format to a quarterly virtual event with the... »

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Tim Stevenson joins MELS Studios as Visual Effects Supervisor

November 2021
Tim Stevenson joins MELS Studios as Visual Effects Supervisor

Richard Cormier, Vice-President, Digital Creative Services at MELS Studios, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Stevenson as Visual Effects Supervisor. “MELS Studios have been working hard to take its VFX group to the next level, including significant investments in virtual production,” says Richard Cormier. “The addition of Tim Stevenson is a key... »

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Creative Solutions, RED Digital Cinema Announce V-RAPTOR Accessories

November 2021
Creative Solutions, RED Digital Cinema Announce V-RAPTOR Accessories

Creative Solutions (CS) and RED Digital Cinema® have announced the launch of a series of multiple camera accessories for the new V-RAPTOR Camera System. Following a multi-year collaboration between the two companies, the results are unique, integrated, co-branded products. The first in a series of RED/Creative Solutions product collaborations, the resulting technology within the V-RAPTOR... »

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Cinema Audio Society to Present Sir Ridley Scott with Filmmaker Award

November 2021
Cinema Audio Society to Present Sir Ridley Scott with Filmmaker Award

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will be presenting Sir Ridley Scott with its Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 58th Annual CAS Awards on March 19th, 2022, to be held at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. “The Cinema Audio Society has long regarded Sir Ridley as a legendary director and bold visionary producer. It is with... »

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