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Goldcrest Post Adds Veteran Colorist Alex Berman

January 15, 2021 | By
Goldcrest Post Adds Veteran Colorist Alex Berman

Goldcrest Post has announced that Senior Colorist Alex Berman has joined the team. Berman brings more than 20 years of experience in color grading and credits across feature films, episodic television, documentaries and commercials. His recent work includes The Family for Netflix and executive producer Alex Gibney, College Behind Bars for WETA, Washington, and... »

Next PNYA Post Break Focuses on Entrepreneurial Aspects of Post

January 12, 2021 | By
Next PNYA <em>Post Break</em> Focuses on Entrepreneurial Aspects of Post

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA) has announced that its next Post Break video conference, slated for Thursday, January 14 at 4pm EST, will explore entrepreneurial opportunities in post-production. The webinar will include Jennifer Freed, founder and CEO of Trevanna Post, and John “Pliny” Eremic,  founder and CEO of Endcrawl, two highly-successful entrepreneurs, offering advice on launching new businesses in the post-production industry.... »

Pete Romano, ASC, Recommends LitraStudio for Underwater Cinematography

January 12, 2021 | By
Pete Romano, ASC, Recommends LitraStudio for Underwater Cinematography

Over the past forty years, Pete Romano, ASC, has become one of the most sought after cinematographers for any movie where there’s any underwater action, due to his skills at underwater cinematography and ability to light the great blue sea. Romano’s  40-year underwater track record is unmatched with 159 credits on IMDB.com for film and television that just skim the... »

DP Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, Captures the Beauty of Julie Taymor’s The Glorias

January 11, 2021 | By
DP Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, Captures the Beauty of Julie Taymor’s <em>The Glorias</em>

Director Julie Taymor‘s The Glorias splits the life of journalist Gloria Steinem into four characters, played by (from younger to older) Ryan Keira Armstrong, Lulu Wilson, Alicia Vikander and Julianne Moore. Based on Steinem’s book My Life on the Road, and co-written by Taymor and playwright Sarah Rule, The Glorias screened at the 2020... »

SOC Teams with Zeiss for Webinar about Large Format Cinematography

January 8, 2021 | By
SOC Teams with Zeiss for Webinar about Large Format Cinematography

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and ZEISS are teaming for a virtual webinar titled, Practical Applications of Large Format Cinematography, to take place on Sunday, January 17 at 11am PST. The free online session will allow SOC members to “delve into the creative and technical capabilities of shooting in full-frame or large format vs. Super35.”... »

The Myriad Animation Styles Within Wolfwalkers

January 8, 2021 | By
The Myriad Animation Styles Within <em>Wolfwalkers</em>

Wolfwalkers is the latest animated film from Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. The animated movie follows Robyn (voiced by: Honor Kneafsey) as she and her father are charged to eliminate the last wolf pack in Ireland. An unexpected encounter with a wild girl Mebh (voiced by: Eva Whittaker) that changes into a wolf... »

Camera Optics Pioneer Steven Manios Sr. Dead at 82 from COVID

January 7, 2021 | By
Camera Optics Pioneer Steven Manios Sr. Dead at 82 from COVID

Another in a long line of tragic stories of a life taken via complications from COVID-19, as it was announced that Steven Manios Sr., the former owner and president of Century Precision Optics, died on January 3, 2021 from the deadly virus. Manios was a pioneer in the world of camera optics with a Hollywood career that... »

Artist Profile: Gabriel Rhodes’ Editing on Time Tells An Amazing Human Story

January 6, 2021 | By
Artist Profile: Gabriel Rhodes’ Editing on <em>Time</em> Tells An Amazing Human Story

A haunting look at an enduring quest for justice, Time received some of the year’s best reviews when it was released by Amazon Studios in October 2020. In it, Director Garrett Bradley follows Fox Rich, a realtor and inspirational speaker, as she tries to overturn her husband Rob’s 60-year prison sentence. The documentary combines... »

Bay Area One Union Recording Studios Adds Eduardo Mendoza

January 5, 2021 | By
Bay Area One Union Recording Studios Adds Eduardo Mendoza

San Francisco’s One Union Recording Studios has added Senior Engineer Eduardo Mendoza to its mix staff. Mendoza previously performed a similar role at Facebook, bringing over 15 years of experience in audio recording, editing and mixing for broadcast, digital, corporate and other media. The company also has hired Assistant Engineer Michael Swarce, the two of them joining the... »

Long-Time Union Leader Marjo Bernay Dies at 79

January 5, 2021 | By
Long-Time Union Leader Marjo Bernay Dies at 79

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced that long-time union leader Marjo Bernay died of a heart attack on Sunday at the age of 79. Chuck Parker, National Executive Director of the ADG, said, “Today we remember Marjo Bernay as a special voice that spoke truth to power in our industry. In one... »

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