Disguise Unreal Engine

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 RenderStream plugin that allows its user community to seamlessly integrate Unreal Engine into their disguise workflow […]

Val Kilmer

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards: Zola and Encanto‘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 to Vista Del Mar (Julianne Jordan, Justine von Winterfeldt) were also among the night’s victors, while […]

No Picture

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 new agreement with the AMPTP includes higher wages and greater overtime penalties, and also makes it […]

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Accidental Turitz

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 one. Drop a racist slur on someone? That’s tougher. But things are very confused these days, […]

SOC Instagram Down

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 account,” which actually boasted nearly 50,000 followers before it was targeted for deletion by the […]


The Contemporary Soundtrack in Dickinson

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 a modern soundtrack with a sensibility to connect with viewers by transporting the essence of Emily […]


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 […]


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 Designers Guild Awards,” said Salvador Perez, President of CDG Local 892. “This year, we are especially […]


BAFTA Film Nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which is equivalent to the Oscars in the U.S., has announced the nominations for the 72nd British Academy Film Awards. Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake) and Will Poulter (Black Mirror: Bandersnatch) read out the shortlisted names from the British academy’s headquarters. The winners will be honored at the awards show on February 10, 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall, with Joanna Lumley […]


Writers Guild Nominations

The Writer’s Guild of America has announced the nominees for Outstanding Writing in film, television, new media, video games, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories. All winners will be honored at the WGA Awards show on February 17, 2019 in joint ceremony at the Edison Ballroom in New York and the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. WGA members voted on 63 eligible original screenplays and 60 adapted […]