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Post New York Alliance Hails Extension of New York’s Post-Production Credit

April 14, 2021 | By
Post New York Alliance Hails Extension of New York’s Post-Production Credit

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA) applauds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature for their recent agreement to extend The Empire State Film Production Credit and Post Production Credit through 2026. In including an extension of this essential credit program in the state’s new budget, lawmakers have recognized the vital importance... »

Documentary Colorist Steve Beganyi Joins Goldcrest Post

April 12, 2021 | By
Documentary Colorist Steve Beganyi Joins Goldcrest Post

Goldcrest Post has added colorist Steve Beganyi to its team of senior artists. Bringing more than 20 years of post-production experience, much of it centering on documentary films and television series, Beganyi joins a department dedicated to sound and picture finishing for docs. His recent credits include Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury for... »

FOR-A Names Former Sony Exec. Satoshi Kanemura As New President

April 12, 2021 | By
FOR-A Names Former Sony Exec. Satoshi Kanemura As New President

FOR-A Corporation of America has announced that industry veteran Satoshi Kanemura has been appointed president of the company, effective April 1. Mr. Kanemura joins FOR-A America from Sony Electronics where he was Vice President of Professional Products and Solutions. Former FOR-A America President, Ken Truong, has become Chief Technology Officer of FOR-A America. In his new... »

LAPPG Offers Volumetric Technology Panel with VFA

April 12, 2021 | By
LAPPG Offers Volumetric Technology Panel with VFA

The Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG) is offering a free Zoom panel this Wednesday, April 14, starting at 5 PM PDT, titled Demystifying Volumetric with Members of the Volumetric Format Association. 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... »

A.I. Specialist DGene Launches in Hollywood

April 8, 2021 | By
A.I. Specialist DGene Launches in Hollywood

DGene, a Silicon Valley and Shanghai-based developer of AI technology, has launched operations in Los Angeles. The company is creating software and services that leverage artificial intelligence and computer vision for entertainment content creation. DGene offers proprietary solutions for virtual production, visual effects, digital restoration, volumetric and holographic capture, and the creation of virtual... »

PNYA’s Post Break Features Oscar-Nominated Post Professionals

April 5, 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break</em> Features Oscar-Nominated Post Professionals

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA) has announced its next Post Break webinar session, called “And the Award Goes to…” As the title implies, it will feature post-production professionals from some of the year’s most celebrated films to ask them questions like: What is it like to work on a project that’s generating Oscar buzz? Did they know... »

Goldcrest Post’s Marcy Robinson Adds Striking Color to Writer/Director Karen Cinnore’s Mayday

March 30, 2021 | By
Goldcrest Post’s Marcy Robinson Adds Striking Color to Writer/Director Karen Cinnore’s <em>Mayday</em>

For the new independent drama Mayday, Goldcrest Post senior colorist Marcy Robinson worked with director Karen Cinorre, in her feature debut, and Cinematographer Sam Levy to hone a unique visual language for a one-of-a-kind story that blends fantasy and reality in colorful and unexpected ways. The film, which debuted at Sundance and is now on... »

Pace Pictures Puts the Finishing Touches on Tremors: Shrieker Island

March 30, 2021 | By
Pace Pictures Puts the Finishing Touches on <em>Tremors: Shrieker Island</em>

Los Angeles post house Pace Pictures provided complete post-production services for Tremors: Shrieker Island, the latest installment in the cult horror franchise about giant, worm-like creatures that prey on humans. The Los Angeles facility handled ADR, sound mixing, color grading, editorial finishing and deliverables for the film, directed by Don Michael Paul for Universal 1440 Entertainment.... »

Gorilla Group Chooses Big Pic Media’s MTI Film Cortex for New 4K HDR Mastering Suite

March 30, 2021 | By
Gorilla Group Chooses Big Pic Media’s MTI Film Cortex for New 4K HDR Mastering Suite

Cardiff-based film and video post production house Gorilla has chosen an MTI Film Cortex Enterprise mastering and validation system for a new 4K HDR mastering suite at its recently expanded GloWorks facility. Supplied by MTI Film distribution partner Big Pic Media, the Cortex forms part of Gorilla’s investment in new 4K HDR technology. “Cortex... »

Next PNYA Post Break Explores Relationship Between Editors and Assistants

March 23, 2021 | By
Next PNYA <em>Post Break</em> Explores Relationship Between Editors and Assistants

The next Post New York Alliance (PNYA) Post Break free webinar on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 4pm Eastern is called “The E&A Team,” and in honor of Women’s History Month, it will examine the way two top female editors have worked with their assistants for shows on HBO, Freeform and more. Agnès Challe-Grandits, editor of the upcoming Freeform series Single,... »