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DC League of Super-Pets Director Jared Stern on Assembling the Perfect Cast & Playing the “Do You Know” Game With His Grandma

July 28, 2022 | By
<i>DC League of Super-Pets</i> Director Jared Stern on Assembling the Perfect Cast & Playing the “Do You Know” Game With His Grandma

Jared Stern began his career as a screenwriter with the Jim Carrey vehicle Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and subsequently worked on The Watch, The Internship, Dr. Ken, The Lego Batman Movie, The Lego Ninjago Movie, and Green Eggs and Ham. After accumulating all of these credits, he made his directing debut with the 2018 live-action... »

Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Led By Prashant Shitole

July 28, 2022 | By
Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Led By Prashant Shitole

Ghost VFX, Streamland Media’s visual effects division, has announced that early next year it will open a new 32,000 square-feet studio in Pune, Maharashtra, India in order to meet the growing needs of filmmakers worldwide. Ghost India will offer clients a full range of high-end visual effects through cloud-based technology and an industry-leading talent... »

Nope Production Designer Ruth De Jong on Helping Jordan Peele Build His Vision From the Ground Up

July 27, 2022 | By
<i>Nope</i> Production Designer Ruth De Jong on Helping Jordan Peele Build His Vision From the Ground Up

When a filmmaker like Jordan Peele who’s coming off back-to-back hits — Get Out and Us — is ready to make their third movie and hire their department heads, they can literally call upon almost any below-the-line worker they want, from award-winning veterans to industry newcomers. When it came to designing Nope, Peele’s new... »

Kim Waugh, Warner Bros. Post-Production Exec, to Receive HPA Lifetime Achievement Award

July 27, 2022 | By
Kim Waugh, Warner Bros. Post-Production Exec, to Receive HPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran studio post-production exec Kim Waugh, who serves as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Post Production Creative Services at Warner Bros. Studio Operations (WBSO), will receive the HPA Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hollywood Professional Association, it was announced Wednesday. The HPA Awards gala celebration will return to the Hollywood Legion Theater on Nov.... »

Dailies Colorist Arthur Oganesyan Joins MTI Film

July 27, 2022 | By
Dailies Colorist Arthur Oganesyan Joins MTI Film

MTI Film has added dailies colorist Arthur Oganesyan to its team of post-production artists, the company announced Wednesday. Oganesyan brings experience in streaming and broadcast series through stints at Encore, Hollywood, and Company 3. In his first project for MTI, he is grading dailies for the new season of American Horror Story for Ryan Murphy... »

The Accidental Turitz: Henry Cavill Does Not Need Your Toxic Fanship, or Superman

July 26, 2022 | By
The Accidental Turitz: Henry Cavill Does Not Need Your Toxic Fanship, or Superman

A few weeks ago in this space, I wrote an open letter to the new head muckety-mucks at Warner Bros. about what they should be doing with the DCEU. In this letter, I suggested that they needed to make a new Superman movie with Henry Cavill, and they needed to do it sooner rather... »

Arsenal FX Color Opens Satellite Facility in New Mexico

July 26, 2022 | By
Arsenal FX Color Opens Satellite Facility in New Mexico

Santa Monica-based post-production facility Arsenal FX Color has opened a satellite location in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The site offers dailies, color grading, and finishing to television and film productions shooting in the state. In its first project, the Albuquerque facility provided dailies, color and finishing services for Unbroken, a pilot produced by Universal Television and... »

Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Announces 10th Annual MUAHS Awards Timeline

July 26, 2022 | By
Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Announces 10th Annual MUAHS Awards Timeline

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced the dates and overall timeline for its 10th Annual MUAHS Awards, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, February 11, 2022. Julie Socash, President of MUAHS, Local 706, also announced the full timeline for nominations and voting.... »

Jean-Marie Lavalou, Co-Creator of Remote-Controlled Louma Crane Camera System, Dies at 76

July 25, 2022 | By
Jean-Marie Lavalou, Co-Creator of Remote-Controlled Louma Crane Camera System, Dies at 76

Jean-Marie Lavalou, the Frenchman who co-created the Louma Crane, the first remote-controlled camera system used in the motion picture industry, died on July 15 in Paris. He was 76. Born on March 9, 1946, Lavalou was born into the ‘La Fromagerie Lavalou’ family in Bourg Saint Leonard, Normandie, France. He developed a passion for film... »

2023 DGA Awards: Directors Guild Unveils Key Dates, With Ceremony Set for Three Weeks Before Oscars

July 21, 2022 | By
2023 DGA Awards: Directors Guild Unveils Key Dates, With Ceremony Set for Three Weeks Before Oscars

The 75th Annual DGA Awards will be held on Feb. 18, 2023 — three weeks before the Oscars, which will take place on March 12. The Directors Guild of America made the announcement on Thursday in addition to revealing key dates for the awards show, which honors the best directorial efforts in film and... »