Victoria Alonso

Victoria Alonso Exits Marvel Studios After 17 Years and Billions in Box Office Receipts

In shocking news that somehow avoided detection over the weekend, Victoria Alonso has exited Marvel Studios after 17 years at the company. Alonso was promoted to President of Physical and Post-Production, Visual Effects, and Animation Production in 2021, making her one of the most powerful women in all of entertainment. She has served as an Executive Producer on all of Marvel’s releases dating back to the first Avengers movie back […]

LIV Golf

LIV Golf Strips Broadcast Crews of Healthcare and Other Benefits Despite $1 Billion in Projected Spending

Broadcast workers are integral to the success of every sports production and take pride in their work to bring quality content to audiences worldwide. However, many behind-the-scenes technicians responsible for LIV Golf coverage feel far from valued team members. In LIV Golf’s inaugural season last year, crewmembers worked under a union contract, which contributed to the healthcare and retirement benefits that all workers deserve. But the deal changed for the […]

Cinema Audio Society Board of Directors

Cinema Audio Society Names Peter Kurland President, Unveils New CAS Board of Directors

The Cinema Audio Society has announced its newly elected CAS Board of Directors. Taking the helm as CAS President is Peter Kurland, CAS, while Steve Venezia, CAS, Frank Morrone, CAS, and Lee Orloff, CAS were re-elected to their executive positions as Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, respectively. Kurland previously made headlines last year when he resigned as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over the org’s decision […]

Michele Imperato Stabile

Michele Imperato Stabile Named President of Worldwide Physical Production at Warner Bros.

Michele “Missy” Imperato Stabile has been named President of Worldwide Physical Production at Warner Bros. Pictures, the studio announced on Friday. She will report directly to Michael DeLuca and Pam Abdy, the co-CEOs of Warner Bros. Pictures Group. Imperato Stabile will join the studio in the coming weeks, and her new role will see her leading the division responsible for all physical production aspects of films from Warner Bros. Pictures, DC […]

Rust movie

Alec Baldwin to Finish Filming Rust Movie This Spring at Montana’s Yellowstone Film Ranch

The producers of Alec Baldwin‘s troubled western Rust will complete the film this spring in Montana at the Yellowstone Film Ranch, they announced on Wednesday. Last fall, the Rust producers announced their intention to finish the film, though they said that the production would be moving out of New Mexico. Last week, when it was announced that Cinematographer Bianca Cline (Marcel the Shell With Shoes On) would be finishing the […]

Patrick Dean

VFX Shop Ingenuity Studios Opens London Office Led by Executive Producer Patrick Dean

Ingenuity Studios, one of Streamland Media’s visual effects divisions, has established a London office and appointed Patrick Dean as executive producer and office lead to further its industry position as a global, full-service visual effects studio, the company announced on Thursday. In this role, Dean will lead the strategic growth of Ingenuity Studios in the United Kingdom, working with studio leadership to build a team of high-caliber artists and staff. […]

Natasha Leonnet

Award-Winning Colorist Natasha Leonnet Joins Picture Shop

Picture Shop, Streamland Media’s picture division, announced that renowned artist Natasha Leonnet has joined its talent roster as a senior colorist. Leonnet, who earned an HPA Award for her contribution to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, brings over 20 years of finishing experience on award-winning features and episodic. “We are thrilled to welcome Natasha to the Picture Shop family,” Picture Shop President Cara Sheppard said in a statement. “She is a powerful addition […]

Jaclyn Philpott

Association of Film Commissioners International Names Jaclyn Philpott as Its New Executive Director

The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) today announced the appointment of Jaclyn Philpott to lead the organization in the newly created role of Executive Director. Her official start date is Jan. 3, 2023. When Philpott takes the helm of AFCI, she will focus on growing what is already the most geographically and culturally diverse membership roster in the organization’s nearly 50-year history. A key focus will be helping film […]

Dr. Matthias Erb and Marcus Graser

ARRI Acquires Top Lighting Manufacturer Claypaky From ams OSRAM

ARRI has announced the acquisition of Claypaky from ams OSRAM. With this takeover, ARRI gains one of the top lighting manufacturers in the entertainment and stage industry, so it will be able to offer a broader range of products to cater to customers’ needs. The move better positions ARRI as a leading lighting solutions provider for both movies and live entertainment. “With Claypaky as part of our corporate group, ARRI […]

Joel Signer and Will Townsend

Sarofsky Ups Joel Signer to Head of Production, Adds Producer Will Townsend

One-stop cross-media production company Sarofsky continues to grow, adding LA-based Producer Will Townsend to its staff, and promoting Senior Producer Joel Signer to Head of Production, it was recently announced by Steven Anderson, the company’s Managing Director/Executive Producer. A key contributor to the high-profile output of Chicago’s most prolific agencies and studios for the past two decades, Signer is a former Optimus Colorist who also held Chicago staff producer positions […]