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PNYA’s Post Break Addresses Mental Health in Post-Production

December 1, 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break</em> Addresses Mental Health in Post-Production

A panel of mental health experts will offer advice for post-production professionals on how to avoid burnout and achieve better work/life balance in the next edition of Post Break, the webinar series from Post New York Alliance (PNYA). The free event is scheduled for Thursday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Professionals in the... »

Set Decorators Society Announces David Schlesinger SDSA for Dec. 18 Guest

November 30, 2021 | By
Set Decorators Society Announces David Schlesinger SDSA for Dec. 18 Guest

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) has announced its next “Day with the Set Decorator” to take place on Saturday, December 18th at 9 AM PST / 12 PM EST with guest, Set Decorator David Schlesinger SDSA, who has worked on films such as John Wick 3 and Rian Johnson‘s Knives Out.  You can register for the event... »

Register for the SMPTE Virtual Awards Gala on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

November 23, 2021 | By
Register for the SMPTE Virtual Awards Gala on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

SMPTE has announced that its virtual SMPTE Awards Gala ceremony will be taking place across two days on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and you can register to attend this year’s event for FREE! According to the press release, “We will honor industry luminaries and next-generation leaders at the SMPTE Awards Gala, a virtual event taking... »

Visual Effects Society Bestows Honors Upon Cinema’s Legendary Craftspeople

November 22, 2021 | By
Visual Effects Society Bestows Honors Upon Cinema’s Legendary Craftspeople

In a lavish November 2 ceremony and after-party at the Skirball Cultural Center in the Santa Monica Mountains, the Los Angeles-based Visual Effects Society (VES) offered top recognitions to a group of heralded craftspeople who have been responsible for unprecedented success in the overall cinematic field. While the VES—established in 1997—offered honorary memberships to... »

The Casting Society of America has Announced its Artios Awards TV Nominees

November 22, 2021 | By
The Casting Society of America has Announced its Artios Awards TV Nominees

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has announced the television, theater, short film and shortform series nominees for its 37th Annual Artios Awards with the winners being announced at CSA’s in-person ceremony on March 17 at the Beverly Hilton. Voted on by members of the Casting Society of America, the Artios Awards began in 1985 to honor casting... »

Five Teams Vying for Prime Time Softball League Quarterfinals

November 22, 2021 | By
Five Teams Vying for Prime Time Softball League Quarterfinals

Week 11 of the Prime Time Softball League took place this past weekend with four games on Saturday, Nov. 20, and not a lot has changed with All Rise remaining in the lead against three other teams by just one win. Five teams, including All Rise, American Dad, The Rookie, Brooklyn Nine Nine, and The Neighborhood are likely to go to the Quarter... »

AGITO Trax Adds to Emotion of Adele One Night Only

November 18, 2021 | By
AGITO Trax Adds to Emotion of <em>Adele One Night Only</em>

Adele One Night Only, performed at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles on October 24th and aired on CBS on Sunday, November 14th, incorporated a Motion Impossible AGITO Trax modular dolly system from John Perry in Los Angeles – who owns both the Trax and Sports drive options – to help bring about the... »

CAS, MPSE Team for Virtual The Sounding Board Event on Saturday, Nov. 20

November 16, 2021 | By
CAS, MPSE Team for Virtual <em>The Sounding Board</em> Event on Saturday, Nov. 20

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) and the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have announced that they’re teaming up to co-present a virtual event this Saturday, November 20, called The Sounding Board. V1.0 of this presumably recurring event will be “A virtual discussion about the practical, creative, and technical art of sound for picture.” The Sounding Board v1.0 is... »

SOC Opens Submissions for 2021 SOC Technical Achievement Award

November 9, 2021 | By
SOC Opens Submissions for 2021 SOC Technical Achievement Award

Online submissions are now open for The Society of Camera Operators’ (SOC) Technical Achievement Award and will close on December 17, 2021. To qualify for a Technical Achievement Award, the technical development and the company and/or individuals responsible for it must meet the following criteria for technical excellence. The development must be one of... »

Cinema Audio Society Opens Award Submissions for 58th CAS Awards

November 9, 2021 | By
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... »