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CDG Awards: Dune and Cruella Win Top Costume Prizes as The Great 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, the CDG Awards honor excellence in costume design in eight categories encompassing film, television, and short-form […]

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VES Awards Winners: Dune, Encanto, and Apple’s Foundation 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 than 4,000 VES members worldwide, and the org celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, so it […]

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MUAHS Guild Awards Winners: Coming 2 America, Saturday Night Live 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 as well. The guild held a live show on Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, […]

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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 nominated among a crop of promising first-team filmmakers, including fellow actress Rebecca Hall, whose Passing was […]

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Tim & Jeff Cronenweth Join Wondros Collective’s Commercial, Branded Division

Wondros Collective Sr. Executive Producer Danielle Perez has added to the company’s talent roster as The Cronenweths aka Tim and Jeff Cronenweth have joined the commercial and branded content division. Jeff recently received a 2020 Emmy nomination for his cinematography work on Amazon’s Tales from the Loop, directed by Mark Romanek, and he previously collaborated with David Fincher on Fight Club, The Social Network and The Girl With a Dragon Tattoo, the latter two for which he received Oscar […]

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Gary Land Films Hockey Tape Commercial Spot on iPhone

Some might be wondering if Apple is planning a new iPhone launch (or at least a new marketing campaign) soon due to the amount of content being shot with iPhones right now. The latest is a new “Shot on iPhone” commercial called Hockey Tape, directed by Gary Land of GLP Creative. The spot, which you can watch here shows the camaraderie between the Vegas Golden Knights’ Marc Andre Fleury and Mark Stone, a project that was […]

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The 10th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards

The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony on February 6, 2020 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for their stellar musical accomplishments in 2019. Industry music legends Burt Bacharach and Bob Hunka crowned the […]

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Top Honors to Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards celebrated the best editing of the year in film, TV and documentaries at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel with over 1000 in attendance. Outstanding editing was recognized in 11 categories of film, television and documentaries.Comedian Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, served as the evening’s master of ceremonies. Presiding over the evening’s festivities, President of American Cinema Editors, Stephen Rivkin, ACE, quipped, “Who […]

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FilmLA Reports 2018 as the Second Strongest Year for On-Location Filming in L.A.

FilmLA, a non-profit organization and the official film office of the city and county of Los Angeles that works to streamline and enhance on-location filmmaking process for communities and content creators, has reported the year 2018 as the second strongest year for on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles. According to the report released on January 16, 2019, L.A. rose 5.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, a strong finish […]

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Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild has announced the nominees for the 6th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The Awards Gala will be held on February 16, 2019 at the Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live, and the winners will be announced at this black-tie gala. MUAHS Awards Chair Sue Cabral-Ebert made the announcement, which shows a tie in […]