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Darcy Antonellis to Receive HPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

October 20, 2021 | By
Darcy Antonellis to Receive HPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced that veteran media technology executive Darcy Antonellis will receive the organization’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award during a gala celebration at the Hollywood Legion on November 18, 2021. The Lifetime Achievement Award, given only at the discretion of the HPA Board and Awards Committee, honors the... »

PNYA’s Post Break Tackles Neurodiversity in the Post-Production Workspace

October 19, 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break</em> Tackles Neurodiversity in the Post-Production Workspace

Post New York Alliance (PNYA) will highlight the benefits of building a neurodiverse workspace in the next edition of Post Break, its free webinar series. A panel of post-production professionals with experience in working with diverse types of people will offer advice on creating an environment that leverages differing talents and provides a safe... »

Rising Sun Pictures Turns to Home-Grown Talent to Meet Staffing Needs as VFX Production Booms

October 12, 2021 | By
Rising Sun Pictures Turns to Home-Grown Talent to Meet Staffing Needs as VFX Production Booms

With the film and television industry rebounding from the pandemic, now is a great time to begin a career in visual effects (VFX). Production activity, in Australia and worldwide, is expanding quickly as studios and streaming services rush to meet pent up consumer demand for new content. That, in turn, has caused a labor... »

Looking Back on 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Editor Marta Evry

October 7, 2021 | By
Looking Back on 1990’s <em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em> with Editor Marta Evry

It’s been over 30 years since New Line Cinema released the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into theaters, where it became the highest-grossing independent film ever made at the time. Tonight, October 7, I will be hosting a special outdoor screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the city it’s set in, New York... »

PNYA’s Post Break to Discuss Color Science & Its Application

October 7, 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break</em> to Discuss Color Science & Its Application

Feature film and episodic Imaging Scientist Matthew Tomlinson and Media Workflow Specialist Lucas Andrei will discuss color science and its application to traditional visual effects pipelines in the next edition of Post Break, the free webinar series from Post New York Alliance (PNYA). Tomlinson, Imaging Scientist at Harbor, and Andrei, Head of Media Workflow... »

HPA Announces Nominees and Date for its 2021 HPA Awards for Excellence in Post

October 5, 2021 | By
HPA Announces Nominees and Date for its 2021 HPA Awards for Excellence in Post

The Hollywood Professional Alliance (HPA) has announced the nominees for its 2021 HPA Awards creative categories, as well as the date for its live gala on Nov. 18 at the Hollywood Legion Theater. The gala will honor excellence in color grading, editing, visual effects, and sound. Tickets for the event are now on sale at hpaonline.com. The HPA Awards... »

LAPPG Panel Focuses on Audio Repair

October 5, 2021 | By
LAPPG Panel Focuses on Audio Repair

The Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG) is offering a free Zoom panel on Thursday, October 14, starting at 5 PM PDT, titled INTRODUCING IZOTOPE RX 9: The Industry Standard for Audio Repair You can (and must) register for the meeting here, with the first 100 attendees to “arrive” to the Zoom being admitted first. Once capacity is... »

MTI Film Releases DRS™ NOVA v5

September 29, 2021 | By
MTI Film Releases DRS™ NOVA v5

MTI Film has released DRS™NOVA v5, the latest version of its industry-leading digital restoration software. V5 is packed with new features to perform common restoration tasks more easily and manage projects more efficiently, especially those delivering in 4K HDR. MTI Film has also introduced Shine, a groundbreaking, utility for DRS™NOVA that automates the filtering... »

Zoic Studios Announces Employees Can Work Remotely Indefinitely

September 28, 2021 | By
Zoic Studios Announces Employees Can Work Remotely Indefinitely

Emmy-winning VFX company Zoic Studios has announced that the privately-owned entertainment studio has transitioned to a remote work-first business, embracing workplace shifts spurred by the pandemic. The shift gives all employees the opportunity to work remotely indefinitely, maintaining seamless quality for clients while innovating the work experience for its staff. In addition to the... »

Malditomaus Uses Fusion Studio for VFX on Horror Film Spiral

September 23, 2021 | By
Malditomaus Uses Fusion Studio for VFX on Horror Film <em>Spiral</em>

Blackmagic Design today announced that Argentinian animation and visual effects (VFX) studio Malditomaus used Fusion Studio VFX and motion graphic software on Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures’ critically acclaimed horror film Spiral: From the Book of Saw. A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from the book... »