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ASC Selects This Year’s Student Heritage Award Nominees

February 4, 2021 | By
ASC Selects This Year’s Student Heritage Award Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has selected its nominees in three categories of the 2020 Student Heritage Awards competition. The awards are one of many programs designed by the organization to support a new generation of talent in the early stages of their cinematography careers. Winners will be chosen on February 27. To... »

Oscar-Nominated Editor Kevin Tent, ACE, Joins MEWshop as Next Artist in Residence

February 4, 2021 | By
Oscar-Nominated Editor Kevin Tent, ACE, Joins MEWshop as Next Artist in Residence

The Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop) has announced that its upcoming Artist in Residence for the March 1st installment of the Online Six Week Intensive Workshop will be Oscar-nominated editor of Kevin Tent, ACE. Tent is best known for being Alexander Payne’s go-to film editor on films such as Nebraska, The Descendants, Sideways, and Election.... »

Rising Sun Pictures & UniSA Team to Train Australia’s Film Industry Workforce

October 14, 2020 | By
Rising Sun Pictures & UniSA Team to Train Australia’s Film Industry Workforce

A favorable climate, expanding support services and government incentives are bringing more international film and television productions to South Australia, and with them come lots of industry job opportunities. Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) and the University of South Australia (UniSA) are working together to ensure more of those jobs to go to home-grown talent.... »

VirtuaLeva 2020 Offers Online Forensic Video Training Options

September 24, 2020 | By
VirtuaLeva 2020 Offers Online Forensic Video Training Options

In response to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 LEVA Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium has been converted from a live event to a series of online training sessions. Now called VirtuaLEVA 2020, the 31st annual symposium of the Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Associational will be delivered via Zoom Pro from October 26-30, with recorded sessions accessible until April... »

Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

September 9, 2020 | By
Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

Algonquin College has been granted access to the ALIBI Music Library, a professional music and sound effects (SFX) platform. This makes Algonquin the first institution in Canada with access to extensive catalogs used in Hollywood productions and in the TV, streaming, video games and advertising industries. Through a special educational license, ALIBI becomes the College’s... »

UCLA TFT Honors Disney Legend Marty Sklar

February 21, 2020 | By
UCLA TFT Honors Disney Legend <em>Marty Sklar</em>

Brian Kite, Interim Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world’s prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, have announced that the school has received a generous leadership gift from the Marty and Leah Sklar Family to create the Marty Sklar Entertainment Innovation Fellowship.... »

EIPMA Open House for Educators, Students and Young Professionals

February 18, 2020 | By
EIPMA Open House for Educators, Students and Young Professionals

The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA), a non-profit organization offering mentoring and career guidance to students and young professionals seeking artistic and technical careers in media and entertainment, will mark its official launch at an open house, March 7th, at Avid Technology in Burbank. Open to educators, students and young professionals, the free... »

New Rigging Programs Added To ETCP Training

August 6, 2019 | By
New Rigging Programs Added To ETCP Training

American Crane & Safety, LLC and Reliable Design Services were approved this month to become ETCP Recognized Training Programs. The courses that participate in ETCP Recognized Training Program present an opportunity for ETCP Technicians to get a bulk of their education credits in one place, as these training opportunities count 1 point per hour... »

Henry Bollinger Scholarship Established at UCLA Extension

March 2, 2019 | By
<em>Henry Bollinger Scholarship</em> Established at UCLA Extension

The Henri Bollinger Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established by the Pansky Family in honor of the legendary publicist, beloved and respected UCLA Extension instructor Henri Bollinger. This Scholarship provides funds to individuals with a passion for public relations to study a certificate in Strategic Branding and Public Relations at UCLA Extension. Keeping to... »

Lei Arenzana Stages West Side Story for Its 60th Anniversary

July 21, 2017 | By
Lei Arenzana Stages <em>West Side Story</em> for Its 60th Anniversary

60 years ago, a group of four New York-based theatrical artists collaborated on one of the most beloved stage and screen properties of the 20th century: West Side Story. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, the show pitted rival gangs on Manhattan Island, New York City’s low-income west side against one another, the legendary Jets... »