Industry City Cine Gear

Cine Gear: Industry Professionals Discuss Expo’s Return to New York as Vendors Hawk Their Wares

Camera geeks flocked to Brooklyn’s Industry City March 10 and 11 for the first New York-area Cine Gear Expo in several years. Attendance spiked over 2,000 for an event that included panels, presentations, and displays of the latest in visual technology. “Our last event in New York was 2015,” Juliane Grosso, co-founder and CEO of Cine Gear Expo, said. “We had planned to return in 2020 until Covid hit. Now […]


Martin Carrier Departs as President of MELS

Martin Carrier, President of MELS, is stepping down from his position on March 24. After three years at the helm of the company, announced by TVA Group. Mr. Carrier has informed management that he wishes to pursue new challenges. Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quebecor, thanked Martin Carrier for his contribution to the company. In addition to his role in developing MELS’ business and extending its […]

Tom Joyner

Tom Joyner, First A.D. on Steven Spielberg’s Jaws and UPM on The Blues Brothers, Dies at 79

Tom Joyner, who served as First Assistant Director on Steven Spielberg‘s Jaws, died last month following a long battle with cancer and heart disease, reports Deadline. He was 79. Joyner began his career in the film industry in 1969 when he was accepted into the DGA’s program for assistant director. He got his start as a Second A.D. on Spielberg’s Sugarland Express and Clint Eastwood’s High Plains Drifter before being bumped up to […]

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 […]

Infinity Pool

Infinity Pool Cinematographer Karim Hussain, CSC on His Visual Experiments With Director Brandon Cronenberg

Brandon Cronenberg‘s last two films, Possessor and Infinity Pool, look so unique and distinctive from all other movies out there, genre or otherwise. That’s a direct result of his ongoing collaboration with Cinematographer Karim Hussain, CSC, is a legend among Canadian genre fans, having shot a number of local horror movies such as Ted Geoghegan‘s We Are Still Here and Jay Baruchel‘s Random Acts of Violence. He’s also an involved […]

Prey movie

Prey Editor Claudia Castello on the Women Who Inspired Her, the Value of Deleted Scenes, and Why She’s Waiting to Direct

Claudia Castello is living the life. She’s spent part of her morning surfing and now, her hair still wet, she’s on a Zoom call from her home in El Salvador to discuss her work as the Co-Editor of Prey, Dan Trachtenberg‘s well-received Predator prequel that’s now streaming on Hulu. Castello and Angela M. Catanzaro earned an ACE Eddie Award nomination in the Best Edited Feature Film (Non-Theatrical) category for their […]

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On DPs Bianca Cline and Eric Adkins on Playing With Perspective and Why It’s Not Just a Movie for Kids

Last summer, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On charmed audiences across the world as the little guy made a giant leap to the big screen. Directed by Dean Fleischer Camp and featuring the voice talents of co-writer Jenny Slate, the A24 film currently finds itself nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and the technique with which it was made was rather remarkable, as it involved two DPs, […]

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Art Direction

Oscar-Nominated Production Designers, Set Decorators to Participate in 2023 Oscar Panel on March 11

This year’s Oscar®-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, Babylon, Elvis, and The Fabelmans will discuss their craft at the Annual “Art of Production Design” Oscar Panel, on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 3 p.m. The panel, presented by the Art Directors Guild (ADG) and Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA)and sponsored by Variety, will be held at the […]


Digital Cinema Society to Hold DCS Cinema Lighting Expo on March 18 at IATSE Local 80 Stage in Burbank

RSVPs are now being accepted for the Digital Cinema Society’s DCS Cinema Lighting Expo, an exploration of motion picture lighting and grip technology with participating manufacturers including (in alphabetical order): ARRI • BB&S Lighting • CHAUVET Lighting • Dedolight California • Core SWX • Fiilex • FOMEX • K5600 • Kino Flo • Lightstar • Litepanels • Luminys • Mole Richardson • Nanlite • Quasar Science • RatPac Controls • […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Ryan Lott on Son Lux’s Incredible Experimental Score for A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once

At this point, there’s very little that needs to be written about Daniels‘ absurdist comedy Everything Everywhere All at Once, because the Oscars are less than a week away, and it seems likely that the A24 movie is going to do very well in many of the major categories. One thing that hasn’t been written too much about is the film’s amazing score — a gorgeous piece of music by […]