Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Animation

Annie Awards: Netflix Dominates With 50 Nominations, Including 9 for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Netflix dominated the Annie Awards nominations on Tuesday, earning 50 nods overall between its animated movies and TV shows, including nine nominations for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio — the clear frontrunner to win the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, which the Mexican maestro co-directed with Mark Gustafson, is up for Best Feature along with two other Netflix movies — The Sea Beast and Wendell & Wild […]

Avatar: The Way of Water
Awards

Visual Effects Society Unveils Nominees for 2023 VES Awards; Avatar: The Way of Water Leads the Field

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 21st Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in features, animation, television, commercials, and video games, and the VFX Supervisors, VFX Producers and hands-on VFX Artists who bring this work to life. Avatar: The Way of Water leads the feature film field with 14 nominations, while Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio is the top animated contender […]

Events

New York Virtual Production Event Showcasing Technology to Take Place at Fuse 42 on Jan. 26

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA), the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), and Fuse Technical Group are hosting an event on January 26th to showcase virtual production technology for New York filmmakers in Fuse 42, a full LED Volume in Times Square. The presentation, led by Virtual Production Line Producers MESH, will focus on how virtual production assets and projects are built in Unreal Engine and how filmmakers can incorporate this […]

The Fabelmans
Awards

Golden Globes Winners List: The Fabelmans and The Banshees of Inisherin Win Best Picture Prizes

The Fabelmans and The Banshees of Inisherin won the Best Picture prizes at the Golden Globes on Tuesday evening, where the feature acting prizes went to Austin Butler (Elvis), Cate Blanchett (TÁR), Colin Farrell (The Banshees of Inisherin), Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever), and Everything Everywhere All at Once duo Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association had comedian Jarrod Carmichael host the Golden Globes, where […]

The Gathering
Community

Production Designers “Gather” in Greece at New Event From PDC Founders Inbal Weinberg and Kalina Ivanov

Martin Scorsese once said this of production designers: “How does one separate cinema from production design? You can’t! A designer has images in their mind, pictures in their head, and are uniquely capable of getting those visual moments onto the screen.” Indeed, while it’s the screenwriter who types “The Fleets meet” or “Atlanta burns,” it’s the production designer who researches and assembles the fleet or designs and builds the town […]

Women in Media
Columns

Union Roundup: Hollywood Gets in the Holiday Spirit to Toast What Was a Pretty Good Year… All Things Considered

The thing about the song “It Was a Very Good Year,” if you’re in the habit of listening to it at year’s end and wondering how it is that wall calendars go up and down so much faster than they used to, is that after the first few verses celebrating rambunctious youth, first loves and lusts (from a male perspective, granted — we need a definitive female cover of the […]

The Woman King
Awards

ASC to Honor The Woman King Star-Producer Viola Davis With Its Board of Governors Award

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will recognize Oscar-winning actress/producer Viola Davis with its 2023 ASC Board of Governors Award, which will be presented at the organization’s 37th Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement Gala at the Beverly Hilton on Mar. 5, 2023. The ASC Board of Governors Award recognizes individuals in the industry whose body of work has made significant and indelible contributions to cinema. It is reserved for […]

Prime Time Softball League
Community

Prime Time Softball League Week 14: CSI Vegas Goes to the Semi-Finals with a 10-0 Record

Apologies that we haven’t been updating readers on the standings in the Prime Time Softball League (PTSL) for a few weeks, but after this past Saturday’s Week 14 games, we’re into the playoffs, starting on Jan 7. The Week 14 games (making up for the 1st week cancellation and delayed from Dec. 3) took place on Saturday, Dec. 10 with CSI Vegas winning its 10th game 7-0 before American Dad cancelled, […]

Catherine Martin
Awards

Oscar-Winning Costume-Production-Set Designer Catherine Martin to Receive Australian Film Academy’s Highest Honor

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has announced that Oscar winner Catherine Martin, the veteran Costume, Production, and Set Designer, will receive its highest honor — the prestigious Longford Lyell Award. No Australian has won more Oscars than Martin, who has taken home four little gold men along with five BAFTAs and five Australian Film Institute Awards, plus a Tony Award and three AACTAs, as well as […]

Tomasz Frąszczak
Community

Colorist Society Launches New Chapter in Poland Led by Veterans Konrad Ziecina and Tomasz Frąszczak

The Colorist Society (CSI) has launched a new Chapter in Poland, with plans to host a Colorist Mixer in the weeks ahead. Led by veteran colorists Konrad Ziecina, CSI and Tomasz Frąszczak, CSI, the Chapter is open to professional colorists across Poland’s rapidly growing film, television, and advertising industries. It plans to foster networking opportunities, host meetings and training sessions, and promote the craft of color grading both in Poland […]