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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... »

Union Roundup: Disney vs. DeSantis Intensifies as Elon Musk Takes Over Twitter

April 26, 2022 | By
Union Roundup: Disney vs. DeSantis Intensifies as Elon Musk Takes Over Twitter

The Walt Disney Company has a creeping neo-fascism problem, one that won’t always be restricted to Disney, either. As readers already know, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis found himself cornered by his own rhetoric, signing the “Don’t Say ‘Gay’” bill into law after taking larger umbrage at Disney’s umbrage on behalf of its LGBTQ+ employees... »

Disguise Launches New Unreal Engine 5 Plugin for Next-Generation Visuals Across Live and Virtual Production

April 7, 2022 | By
Disguise Launches New Unreal Engine 5 Plugin for Next-Generation Visuals Across Live and Virtual Production

Following the launch of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5, users of visual storytelling platform disguise can, with the help of disguise‘s new RenderStream plugin, immediately benefit from the game engine’s next-generation photorealistic visual capabilities. disguise has been working closely with Epic Games to develop and launch the latest version of their free, open-sourced proprietary... »

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... »

Teamsters Local 399 Casts Landslide Vote to Ratify New Film and TV Contract

February 9, 2022 | By
Teamsters Local 399 Casts Landslide Vote to Ratify New Film and TV Contract

In a landslide devoid of drama, Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399 has voted to ratify a new three-year film and TV contract, with 89% of voters casting their ballot in favor of ratification, leaving just 11% to vote against it — and that’s with more than two-thirds of the local’s members casting a vote. The... »

The Accidental Turitz: How Spotify Put Itself In A Tough Spot With Joe Rogan Controversy

February 9, 2022 | By
The Accidental Turitz: How Spotify Put Itself In A Tough Spot With Joe Rogan Controversy

I find controversies exhausting. Especially these days. It used to be that someone would say or do something stupid, they’d apologize, and either people would let them move on, or they wouldn’t, depending on the severity of the exercise. Get caught with a prostitute? People will eventually let you off the hook with that... »

Hackers Strike Society of Camera Operators Instagram Account

January 25, 2022 | By
Hackers Strike Society of Camera Operators Instagram Account

The Society of Camera Operators has just sent a message to its members regarding one of its social media accounts, as it appears that hackers have seized control of the SOC’s Instagram page. A letter sent to the Society’s newsletter subscribers said that “the hackers are sophisticated and we will not be able to recover... »

The Contemporary Soundtrack in Dickinson

June 18, 2020 | By
The Contemporary Soundtrack in <em>Dickinson</em>

Dickinson is an Apple TV+ original series created by Alena Smith and stars actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld as Emily Dickinson. The show delves deep into the perspective and world of Emily during the 19th century Dickinson era with a modern sense and flair. The musical soundtrack guided by music supervisor DeVoe Yates created... »

Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

January 12, 2019 | By
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... »

Costume Designers Guild Nominations

January 12, 2019 | By
Costume Designers Guild Nominations

The Costume Designers Guild has announced its nominees in three film categories, seven television categories, and one short form design category. The winners will be announced at 21st Costume Designers Guild Awards on February 19, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. “I would like to congratulate all of the nominees of the 2019 Costume... »