Awards

ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

The American Cinema Editors, an honorary society of the world’s top motion picture editors with the purpose of advancing the art and science of the editing profession through artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement, have announced the nominees for the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards. Recognizing outstanding editing in eleven categories of film, television and documentaries, the ACE Eddie Awards winners will be announced on February 1st in the International Ballroom […]

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The PGA’s 10th Annual Produced By Conference including “Producers Mashup” June 9th & 10th

After the success at last year’s event, the Producers Guild of America is proud to bring back the “Producers Mashup,” scheduled for Sunday, June 10th. The event will feature four distinct tracks: Feature Film, Scripted Television, Unscripted Television and Digital Media. A small group will be seated at a table with a producer or executive, during which time the group will have 15 minutes to ask questions. When time is up, […]

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The “B” in NAB

It’s truly the “B” in NAB that signals how much the recently concluded annual event in Las Vegas has changed. Once “broadcast” shifted to also mean “streaming,” and since that includes everything digital, NAB has become a show that’s now about, well, almost everything. Everything at least, that you’d see or hear through a screen or electronic device. The night before NAB though, one event channeled both the old and […]

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Tech Innovators Collaborate In The Race For Greater Efficiencies

Technology innovators are moving quickly to take advantage of the global production boom created by tech giants such as Netflix and Amazon. Responding to forecasts of explosive demand for localized media content, Kiwa Digital, developers of VoiceQ post-production software, announced a collaboration with The Cargo Cult, developer of the audio post-production tool Conformalizer. VoiceQ is a systemised software solution that automates dialog replacement in the post-production stage of film and […]

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Academy Award Nominated Best Animated Feature – The Breadwinner

Nora Twomey’s adaptation of the well-known young adult novel, The Breadwinner, by Deborah Ellis tackles the ferocious concept of living under the Taliban’s rule through the eyes of an 11-year-old girl, forced to grow up quickly to take care of her family after her home is raided and her father imprisoned. Twomey’s direction of this film beautifully tackles a strong and difficult subject, while demonstrating why some films are meant […]

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Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

  Michael Kramer is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist for film, television, and video games. Within the past few years, Michael has become a highly recognizable name in the animation composition realm. He’s best known for his work on the Disney XD animated series, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, for which he earned a 2017 Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Direction and Composition. The composer’s work on the […]

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Cinema Audio Society Announces Student Recognition Award Finalists

Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists For The Cas Student Recognition Award Los Angeles, CA 1 December 2017– Five finalists from schools across the country have been invited to attend the 54th Annual CAS Awards, on February 24th, where the recipient of the CAS Student Recognition Award will be revealed and presented with a $2500 check. “It is always exciting to announce the finalists for the CAS Student Recognition Award. These […]

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Contender: Composer Carter Burwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

When her daughter’s murder remains unsolved, Mildred, a grieving mother (Frances McDormand), posts a contentious message directed at the town’s esteemed chief of police (Woody Harrelson), on three roadside billboards leading into her small town. Director, Martin McDonagh stages the darkly comedic drama in a rural Americana world, where everybody knows everyone else; a world that informs the characters, their actions and the resulting conflicts. Composer, Carter Burwell captures that […]

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Director Luke Korem on the documentary Dealt

Director Luke Korem is no stranger to sleight of hand magic. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Korem’s father was a professional magician in the 1980’s, which influenced Korem to performed magic himself until he was a teenager. It was also through his father that Korem was introduced to Richard Turner, one of the world’s greatest card magicians. Turner just also happens to be blind. From conception to completion, the documentary […]

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Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – Breathe

Nitin Sawhney has had a year that most artists only dream of: winning the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award, having his latest CD turned into a fully choreographed production that will be touring globally, and scoring two films, Breathe, released October 13, and The Jungle Book, premiering in 2018. Both films were directed by long-time friend and colleague Andy Serkis. When asked how this year and these achievements impacted him […]