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Janet Yang Becomes First Asian Elected to Serve as President of Film Academy

August 2, 2022 | By
Janet Yang Becomes First Asian Elected to Serve as President of Film Academy

Producer Janet Yang has been elected President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors, it was announced Tuesday. Her election is historic, as she is the first Asian person to ever hold that post. “Janet is a tremendously dedicated and strategic leader who has an incredible record... »

Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest Joins Streamland Media’s Picture Shop

August 1, 2022 | By
Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest Joins Streamland Media’s Picture Shop

Streamland Media’s Picture Shop has announced that Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest will join the facility’s talented team. A respected artist with extensive credits, Van Deest brings over 25 years of finishing experience on award-winning productions to Picture Shop. Van Deest spent 13 years as a colorist for Riot, followed by a combined 13... »

Yana Collins Lehman Promoted to CEO of Trevanna Post

July 28, 2022 | By
Yana Collins Lehman Promoted to CEO of Trevanna Post

Yana Collins Lehman has been promoted to CEO of Trevanna Post, the industry leader in post-production accounting, the company announced Thursday. Lehman, who previously served as President and COO, succeeds Jennifer Freed, the company’s founder, who will focus on her role as CEO of Trevanna Tracks, a developer of music licensing software. In her... »

Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Led By Prashant Shitole

July 28, 2022 | By
Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Led By Prashant Shitole

Ghost VFX, Streamland Media’s visual effects division, has announced that early next year it will open a new 32,000 square-feet studio in Pune, Maharashtra, India in order to meet the growing needs of filmmakers worldwide. Ghost India will offer clients a full range of high-end visual effects through cloud-based technology and an industry-leading talent... »

Industry Vets Ryan Summers and Brian Eloe Join Denver-Based Creative Studio Spillt as Senior Creative Directors

July 27, 2022 | By
Industry Vets Ryan Summers and Brian Eloe Join Denver-Based Creative Studio Spillt as Senior Creative Directors

Motion design luminary Ryan Summers and live-action specialist Brian Eloe, two widely-respected industry veterans, have joined the team of Denver-based creative studio Spillt, which embraces a curiosity-driven approach to the messy art of simple solutions. Spillt has worked with major brands such as CNN, Discovery, Food Network, ESPN, Netflix, Deloitte, and AT&T, among many... »

Dailies Colorist Arthur Oganesyan Joins MTI Film

July 27, 2022 | By
Dailies Colorist Arthur Oganesyan Joins MTI Film

MTI Film has added dailies colorist Arthur Oganesyan to its team of post-production artists, the company announced Wednesday. Oganesyan brings experience in streaming and broadcast series through stints at Encore, Hollywood, and Company 3. In his first project for MTI, he is grading dailies for the new season of American Horror Story for Ryan Murphy... »

Arsenal FX Color Opens Satellite Facility in New Mexico

July 26, 2022 | By
Arsenal FX Color Opens Satellite Facility in New Mexico

Santa Monica-based post-production facility Arsenal FX Color has opened a satellite location in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The site offers dailies, color grading, and finishing to television and film productions shooting in the state. In its first project, the Albuquerque facility provided dailies, color and finishing services for Unbroken, a pilot produced by Universal Television and... »

Post-Production Industry Veteran Mark Kaplan Joins Goldcrest Post as Executive Vice President

July 25, 2022 | By
Post-Production Industry Veteran Mark Kaplan Joins Goldcrest Post as Executive Vice President

Veteran post-production executive Mark Kaplan is joining Goldcrest Post as Executive Vice President. The highly-regarded industry pro will be tasked with growing the facility and attracting more work from both inside and outside New York City, including Los Angeles and London. He comes aboard the facility after 20 years at Technicolor, Los Angeles (now... »

Veteran VFX Supervisor/Artist Nico Van den Bosch Joins Alkemy X as Head of Pipeline

July 18, 2022 | By
Veteran VFX Supervisor/Artist Nico Van den Bosch Joins Alkemy X as Head of Pipeline

Alkemy X has brought on VFX industry veteran Nico Van den Bosch as Head of Pipeline across all of its offices. Van den Bosch brings over 20 years of experience in visual effects and 3D animation in feature films and commercials, combining an engineering and computer science background with a passion for creative problem... »

Dune‘s Oscar-Winning Crafts Team Returns for Sequel, Which Is Now Filming

July 18, 2022 | By
<i>Dune</i>‘s Oscar-Winning Crafts Team Returns for Sequel, Which Is Now Filming

Dune: Part One won six below-the-line Oscars last year, and the film’s talented crafts team will be heading back to Arrakis for the sequel, which is now filming under the direction of Denis Villeneuve. Cinematographer Greig Fraser, Composer Hans Zimmer, Editor Joe Walker, Production Designer Patrice Vermette, and the team of Visual Effects Supervisor... »