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SMPTE Hollywood to Discuss Post-Production in a Post-Covid World

May 14, 2021 | By
SMPTE Hollywood to Discuss Post-Production in a Post-Covid World

At its May virtual meeting, SMPTE Hollywood will host a panel of post-production leaders for a lively discussion on the industry’s future through covid 19 and beyond. The free event is slated for Thursday, May 27th at 6:30 p.m. PDT on Zoom. The past year has challenged the post-production industry in many ways. As... »

PNYA’s Green Committee to Discuss Environmental Doc Kiss the Ground

May 11, 2021 | By
PNYA’s Green Committee to Discuss Environmental Doc <em>Kiss the Ground</em>

The Post New York Alliance’s (PNYA) Green Committee is hosting an online movie night to discuss Kiss the Ground, a new Netflix documentary, narrated by Woody Harrelson, about “regenerative agriculture,” a scientifically viable solution to the climate crisis. The event will feature guest speaker Renee Crowley, deputy director of The Lower Eastside Ecology Center.... »

Sight, Sound & Story Looks at Role of VFX Supervisors

May 6, 2021 | By
Sight, Sound & Story Looks at Role of VFX Supervisors

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s “Sight, Sound & Story: Live” monthly online event series continues with VFX supervisors Brigitte Bourque and Eran Dinur with Moderator Ross Shain. As per the description: Inside Episode X: The use of visual effects in television and film has become an essential part of production, as has the audience’s higher expectations... »

Location Managers Guild Calls for Entries for 8th Annual LMGI Awards

May 5, 2021 | By
Location Managers Guild Calls for Entries for 8th Annual LMGI Awards

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has put out a call for submissions for its 8th Annual LMGI Awards, as well as announced the timeline for the awards, which will be announced on Saturday, October 23, 2021. You can learn more about the awards, as well as read the rules and regulations for submission... »

Hollywood Still Photographer Wynn Hammer Passes Away at 97

May 3, 2021 | By
Hollywood Still Photographer Wynn Hammer Passes Away at 97

It has been an absolutely tragic year for Hollywood and the below-the-line community with COVID taking so many away from us even above and beyond any normal year. Sadly, Below the Line has been informed today that Still Photographer Wynn Hammer has passed away at the age on May 2, 2021, at the age of 97, although... »

ACE’s 21st Annual Invisible Art / Visible Artists Celebrates Oscar Nominated Film Editors

April 26, 2021 | By
ACE’s 21st Annual <em>Invisible Art / Visible Artists</em> Celebrates Oscar Nominated Film Editors

Although the 93rd Academy Awards are over and done, the American Cinema Editors‘ (ACE) 21st Annual Invisible Art / Visible Artists panel, showcasing all five Oscar-nominated Film Editors, took place virtually this past weekend with all five nominated editors on hand to talk about their craft. Nomadland Editor (and Oscar-winning Director) Chloé Zhao, Yorgos Lamprinos (The Father), Frédéric Thoraval (Promising Young Woman), Mikkel E.G.... »

Nomadland Wins Best Picture – The Full List of Winners at the 93rd Academy Awards

April 25, 2021 | By
<em>Nomadland</em> Wins Best Picture – The Full List of Winners at the 93rd Academy Awards

The 93rd Annual Academy Awards were handed out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in a live ceremony on Sunday night, April 25, jointly held at the traditional Dolby Theatre and Union Station in Hollywood and airing on ABC. Chloé Zhao  became the first woman of color to win in the Directing category... »

ARRI Offering Virtual Round Tables with Camera Systems and Lighting Experts

April 23, 2021 | By
ARRI Offering Virtual Round Tables with Camera Systems and Lighting Experts

In the absence of traditional April trade shows, ARRI is offering a series of Virtual Round Tables, so that users of ARRI’s line of cameras, including the Amira and Alexa models, and lighting options Orbiter and ARRI LED ecosystem, will have a chance to talk directly to the company’s product managers weekly in May. From... »

ADG and SDSA Team with American Cinemateque for 15th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel

April 21, 2021 | By
ADG and SDSA Team with American Cinemateque for 15th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) and Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) are once again teaming with the American Cinematheque for the 15th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel, taking place on Saturday, April 24 at 1PM until 3pm Pacific Time. Sponsored by Variety, the panel, which usually takes place in person will stream world on a digital platform.... »

Sound of Metal, Soul Are Motion Picture Winners at 57th Annual CAS Awards for Sound Mixing

April 17, 2021 | By
<em>Sound of Metal</em>, <em>Soul</em> Are Motion Picture Winners at 57th Annual CAS Awards for Sound Mixing

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) announced the winners of its 57th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2020 in seven categories, as well as the Outstanding Product Nominations. The awards were handed out the evening of April 17 at a sealed envelope virtual event. Sound of Metal won the category for Live Action... »