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WGA Unveils Key Dates for 2023 Writers Guild Awards and Some Changes to Eligibility Criteria

September 7, 2022 | By
WGA Unveils Key Dates for 2023 Writers Guild Awards and Some Changes to Eligibility Criteria

The Writers Guild of America has announced that the 75th Annual Writers Guild Awards, which honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories, will be presented on Sunday, March 5, 2023. Before we get to the key dates, it’s important to note that the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW)... »

SIGGRAPH 2022: The Most Exciting New Tech Unveiled So Far

August 10, 2022 | By
SIGGRAPH 2022: The Most Exciting New Tech Unveiled So Far

SIGGRAPH, the world’s premiere computer graphics showcase, begins its live, in-person event this week in Vancouver, where many leading scientists and tech creators will be sharing their latest work publicly for the very first time. Here’s a rundown of some of the most exciting new tech that has been introduced so far, from our... »

Crew Members Now Required to Wear Masks Indoors on All Film and TV Productions in Los Angeles

July 5, 2022 | By
Crew Members Now Required to Wear Masks Indoors on All Film and TV Productions in Los Angeles

In case you missed it last week given the 4th of July holiday, film and TV productions shot in Los Angeles now require all crew members to wear masks indoors. LA County’s public health officer Barbara Ferrer made the announcement on Thursday and said it was a result of increasing hospitalizations due to COVID-19.... »

VFX Industry Veteran Tony Robins Joins Harbor as Managing Director of Advertising

May 23, 2022 | By
VFX Industry Veteran Tony Robins Joins Harbor as Managing Director of Advertising

VFX industry veteran Tony Robins has joined Harbor as Managing Director of Advertising, the company’s CEO, Zak Tucker, recently announced. Robins joins from The Mill’s New York studio, where he spent 14 years as a pioneering artist and creative leader, rising from Head of 2D to Director of Operations and then to Managing Director. Over... »

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: Zola and Encanto‘s Big Wins Ring Loud and Clear

March 20, 2022 | By
Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: <i>Zola</i> and <i>Encanto</i>‘s Big Wins Ring Loud and Clear

A24’s Zola and Disney’s Encanto — the first time those two movies have appeared in the same sentence before, no doubt — were among the big winners at the Guild of Music Supervisors‘ 12th annual awards ceremony, which took place on Sunday. Netflix’s Tick, Tick… Boom! (supervised by Steven Gizicki), and Lionsgate’s comedy Barb and Star Go... »

DGA Awards: Jane Campion and Maggie Gyllenhaal Win Top Prizes for Netflix

March 12, 2022 | By
DGA Awards: Jane Campion and Maggie Gyllenhaal Win Top Prizes for Netflix

As expected, The Power of the Dog filmmaker Jane Campion won the top feature prize at the 74th Annual DGA Awards on Saturday night. Campion beat out all of her male competitors, which this year included Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza), Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), Steven Spielberg (West Side Story), and Denis Villeneuve (Dune). Meanwhile, The Lost... »

CDG Awards: Dune and Cruella Win Top Costume Prizes as The Great Proves Its Greatness

March 10, 2022 | By
CDG Awards: <i>Dune</i> and <i>Cruella</i> Win Top Costume Prizes as <i>The Great</i> Proves Its Greatness

WB/Legendary’s Dune and Disney’s Cruella were among the big winners at the Costume Designers Guild Awards, which were hosted by Black Monday stars Andrew Rannells and Casey Wilson on Wednesday night at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. As voted on by more than 1,000 designers and illustrators who are members of the Guild,... »

VES Awards Winners: Dune, Encanto, and Apple’s Foundation Take Top Prizes

March 8, 2022 | By
VES Awards Winners: <i>Dune</i>, <i>Encanto</i>, and Apple’s <i>Foundation</i> Take Top Prizes

The Visual Effects Society held its 20th Annual VES Awards on Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where WB/Legendary’s Dune won the top prize — Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature, the award that hews closest to the VFX Oscar. Elsewhere, Disney’s animated movie Encanto and the Apple TV+ series Foundation won the night’s top prizes. There are more... »

MUAHS Guild Awards Winners: Coming 2 America, Saturday Night Live Lead the Way

February 20, 2022 | By
MUAHS Guild Awards Winners: <i>Coming 2 America</i>, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> Lead the Way

Eddie Murphy‘s comedy sequel Coming 2 America led the way among feature winners at the 9th Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, picking up three prizes from IATSE Local 706. Saturday Night Live was the big winner on the TV side, as the long-running sketch series got the last laugh, winning three trophies... »

DGA Awards Nominees Include Steven Spielberg and Lin-Manuel Miranda

January 27, 2022 | By
DGA Awards Nominees Include Steven Spielberg and Lin-Manuel Miranda

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has announced the nominees for the 74th Annual DGA Awards for Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2021. The biggest difference between the DGA nominees and this year’s Golden Globe nominees is that Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza) was nominated instead of Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Lost Daughter), though Gyllenhaal was... »