CDG Board

Costume Designers Guild Sets New Executive Board Under President Terry Gordon

The Costume Designers Guild (IATSE Local 892) has announced a new Executive Board that includes Catherine Adair, Phillip Boutte, Salvador Perez, and Nancy Steiner as members at large. Terry Gordon serves as the President of the CDG, while Ivy Thaide serves as Vice President, Kristin Ingram serves as Secretary, and Nanrose Buchman serves as the guild’s treasurer. Meanwhile, David Matwijkow serves as the Assistant Costume Designer Representative, while Oksana Nedavinaya is […]

Ryan Tudhope

Top Gun: Maverick VFX Supervisor Ryan Tudhope Joins Framestore as Creative Director

Veteran VFX Supervisor Ryan Tudhope has joined the Oscar and Emmy-winning creative studio Framestore as the newest Creative Director and VFX Supervisor on its film and episodic team. Tudhope worked as production-side VFX Supervisor on Top Gun: Maverick, delivering faultless supporting VFX for this year’s highest-gross movie, which once again soared to the top of the domestic box office over Labor Day weekend, and is also flying high on VOD as […]

Claudio Sepulveda

Industry Veteran Claudio Sepulveda Joins Picture Shop’s Vancouver Team as Senior Colorist

Streamland Media’s picture division, Picture Shop, has announced that Claudio Sepulveda is joining its Vancouver roster of artists. Sepulveda joins the post-production house as a senior colorist, bringing 30 years of finishing experience on features and episodic television. “Claudio’s creativity and expertise will be a fantastic addition to our talented team,” said James Cowan, managing director of Picture Shop’s Vancouver facility. “The creative community here is thriving, and Picture Shop […]

Jennifer Kuwabara

Former Panavision Exec Jennifer Kuwabara Joins Innovative Artists as Agent in Production Division

Innovative Artists has hired former Panavision marketing executive Jennifer Kuwabara as an agent in its Production division. A 25-year industry veteran who has a sterling reputation among cinematographers, studios, and production crews at Panavision in both Hollywood and Woodland Hills, having worked with artisans from concept to completion on every budget level. Kuwabara understands each production’s technology needs, as well as the financial constraints involved — from high-budget films, television and […]

Cara Sheppard

Streamland Media Names Cara Sheppard President of Picture Shop

Cara Sheppard has been named president of Streamland Media‘s picture division, Picture Shop. Sheppard will lead a worldwide team known for delivering industry-defining color, editorial, dailies, and mastering and restoration services that help bring filmmakers’ creative visions to the screen. “Cara’s deep industry knowledge and strategic vision make her exactly the right leader for Picture Shop,” said Bill Romeo, CEO of Streamland Media. “Her long-term relationships with top talent and […]

Jennie Zeiher

The Fuse Group Names Jennie Zeiher President of New Rising Sun Pictures

The Fuse Group has promoted longtime Rising Sun Pictures executive Jennie Zeiher to the role of President of RSP, it was announced Thursday. In her new position, Zeiher will oversee the day-to-day operations of the business, thereby succeeding Managing Director and Co-Founder Tony Clark. Zeiher will report to The Fuse Group’s CEO, Sébastien Bergeron, while Clark will continue as Managing Director, consulting for both Bergeron and Zeiher. Zeiher has spent […]

Quixote Studios

Quixote Studios Acquired by Hudson Pacific Properties in $360 Million Deal

Quixote Studios, which provides premium production services, has been acquired by Hudson Pacific Properties in a deal that is reportedly worth $360 million. Hudson Pacific Properties owns the Sunset Studios group, which includes three storied lots in Hollywood — Sunset Bronson, Sunset Gower, and Sunset Las Palmas. Sunset Studios is expanding with Sunset Glenoaks in Sun Valley, which will comprise 240,000 square feet including seven sound stages, and overseas into London with […]


VFX Supervisor Francois Dumoulin Joins Framestore’s Montreal Team

VFX Supervisor François Dumoulin has joined the talented Montreal team of award-winning creative studio Framestore, the company announced this week. Dumoulin is the latest high-level creative to join the company’s Canadian team, which has been bolstered of late by the addition of six talented VFX supervisors who joined the company’s Vancouver and Montreal branches. François joins Framestore from Rodeo FX, where his recent high-profile credits included Dune, The Sandman, and Loki. His experience […]

Rebecca Rhine

Rebecca Rhine to Join DGA as Western Executive Director Following Her ICG Departure This Fall

Rebecca Rhine, who has served as the National Executive Director of the International Cinematographers Guild since 2015, announced that she will be joining the DGA as its new Western Executive Director once her ICG contract expires in September. Rhine will assume her new post in October, and she will have oversight of the DGA’s Western Region and national responsibility for the Contracts Department, Safety and Agency Relations, in addition to […]

Janet Yang

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 of service at the Academy. She has been instrumental in launching and elevating several Academy initiatives on […]