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PNYA’s Post Break to Mark the End of an Era for DuArt

December 13, 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break<em> to Mark the End of an Era for DuArt

In the next edition of Post Break, the free webinar series from Post New York Alliance (PNYA), a group of industry leaders will reflect on the recently announced closure of DuArt after nearly 100 years of continuous service. Panelists David Leitner, Jane Tolmachyov, Tim Spitzer and Bob Mastronardi will join moderator Domenic Rom to... »

Nice Shoes Joins PNYA Executive Board

December 10, 2021 | By
Nice Shoes Joins PNYA Executive Board

Post New York Alliance (PNYA) announces that Nice Shoes, the New York City-based creative production and post studio, has been appointed to its Board. Nice Shoes Managing Director Justin Pandolfino will represent the company on the board, joining Nice Shoes Executive Producer Chris Peterson who continues in his role as an Executive Board Member and... »

Academy Science and Tech Council Adds David Pierce, Andy Serkis, and Jeffrey White

December 7, 2021 | By
Academy Science and Tech Council Adds David Pierce, Andy Serkis, and Jeffrey White

David Pierce, Andy Serkis and Jeffrey White have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), bringing the Council’s 2021–2022 membership roster to 25. Pierce is an archivist and film historian. As assistant chief and chief operations officer of the National Audio-Visual Conservation... »

PNYA Members Phosphene and Company 3 Help Recreate 90s New York in Tick, Tick…Boom!

December 7, 2021 | By
PNYA Members Phosphene and Company 3 Help Recreate 90s New York in <em>Tick, Tick…Boom!</em>

Tick, Tick…Boom! is Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s magical adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. In theaters November 12 from Netflix, the film finds Larson (played by Andrew Garfield), a promising theater composer on the cusp of his 30th birthday, navigating... »

PNYA’s Post Break Addresses Mental Health in Post-Production

December 1, 2021 | By
PNYA’s <em>Post Break</em> Addresses Mental Health in Post-Production

A panel of mental health experts will offer advice for post-production professionals on how to avoid burnout and achieve better work/life balance in the next edition of Post Break, the webinar series from Post New York Alliance (PNYA). The free event is scheduled for Thursday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Professionals in the... »

Register for the SMPTE Virtual Awards Gala on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

November 23, 2021 | By
Register for the SMPTE Virtual Awards Gala on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

SMPTE has announced that its virtual SMPTE Awards Gala ceremony will be taking place across two days on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and you can register to attend this year’s event for FREE! According to the press release, “We will honor industry luminaries and next-generation leaders at the SMPTE Awards Gala, a virtual event taking... »

Netflix Buys Scanline VFX

November 22, 2021 | By
Netflix Buys Scanline VFX

Netflix has bought visual effects studio, Scanline VFX, which has provided visual effects for most of the biggest movies of the year, including Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Godzilla vs. Kong, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Free Guy, and many others. More importantly, Scanline worked on scenes for Netflix’s current sci-fi action series, Cowboy Bebop, as well as did... »

2021 HPA Awards Awarded in Creative Categories in Post

November 19, 2021 | By
2021 HPA Awards Awarded in Creative Categories in Post

On Thursday, November 18, the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) announced the winners for the 2021 HPA Awards in the Creative Categories, which celebrate exceptional work in color grading, sound, editing, and visual effects in commercial, episodic, and feature projects. The awards were presented at a live ceremony at the Hollywood Legion Theater with presenters that included Barry Meyer, Karol... »

Matrox Unveils Monarch EDGE Command Center

November 18, 2021 | By
Matrox Unveils Monarch EDGE Command Center

Matrox® Video has announced the release of its much-anticipated Monarch EDGE Command Center web user interface (UI) to simplify and enhance the management of Monarch EDGE 4K/multi-HD encoders and decoders within remote production (REMI) environments. Accessible via a standard web-browsing application, this intuitive configuration management tool allows broadcasters and live event producers to directly access,... »

Veteran Colorist Mark Todd Osborne Appointed to Colorist Society Board

November 16, 2021 | By
Veteran Colorist Mark Todd Osborne Appointed to Colorist Society Board

The Colorist Society (CSI) today announces the appointment of Mark Todd Osborne to its Board of Directors. Osborne is a Los Angeles-based Senior Colorist with more than 200 film and television credits. As a Board Member, he will be involved governing, managing and planning for the organization. He will also act as an ambassador... »