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Over the Weekend 3/1/21: The Golden Globes! A New Superman! and More Industry News

March 1, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 3/1/21: The Golden Globes! A New Superman! and More Industry News

It is officially March today, and the big news over the weekend was the Golden Globes, given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) each year to all sorts of pomp and circumstance and maybe a little more controversy than usual. The Golden Globes were handed out on Sunday night, February 28, and... »

American Society of Cinematographers Announces Student Heritage Awards Winners

March 1, 2021 | By
American Society of Cinematographers Announces Student Heritage Awards Winners

The winners of the 2020 American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Student Heritage Awards were named on February 27 during a virtual presentation. Three student filmmakers were chosen for demonstrating exceptional cinematography skills in their submitted work. ASC cinematographers Paul Atkins, Tommy Maddox-Upshaw and David Stockton presented the awards alongside ASC President Stephen Lighthill, Student Awards... »

Complete List of Winners from the 78th Annual Golden Globes

March 1, 2021 | By
Complete List of Winners from the 78th Annual Golden Globes

The 78th Annual Golden Globes were given out on Sunday night, February 28, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) in a virtual ceremony hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler from the Rainbow Room in New York City and Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The Seachlight and Hulu release, Nomadland, was the big winner for Best Motion Picture Drama  while Director Chloé Zhao won... »

End of Week Production Notes 2/26/21: Paramount+ Launch Announcement, Next Fincher Flick and More News

February 26, 2021 | By
End of Week Production Notes 2/26/21: Paramount+ Launch Announcement, Next Fincher Flick and More News

There must have been something in the air this past week as almost every studio and streamer seemed to have news about new projects in development, actor and filmmaker attachments or just general announcements. Part of it might have been the European Film Market (EFM) taking place in (virtual) Berlin next week, but it... »

Guild of Music Supervisors Announces 11th Annual Award Nominees

February 26, 2021 | By
Guild of Music Supervisors Announces 11th Annual Award Nominees

The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced the nominees for its 11th annual awards, celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in film, television, games, advertising, and trailers. The 11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards ceremony will take place virtually on Sunday, April 11. Maureen Crowe, the founding President of the Guild of Music Supervisors,... »

Art Directors Guild Announces Nominations for 25th Annual Awards

February 25, 2021 | By
Art Directors Guild Announces Nominations for 25th Annual Awards

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced (via Variety) the nominations for the 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards, recognizing excellence in production design, the ceremony to be held virtually on April 10. Ryan Murphy had previously been announced to receive the Cinematic Imagery Award for his films and television consistently representing the highest level of production design.... »

Wooden Camera Launches New Canon EOS C70 Accessories

February 24, 2021 | By
Wooden Camera Launches New Canon EOS C70 Accessories

Wooden Camera has announced a full range of accessories compatible with the new Canon EOS C70, adding to the line of modular parts to help further the customization camera operators need to fit their personal requirements. Some of the accessories including a contoured Top Plate to expand the C70’s rigging surface and a Mini Top Handle to... »

71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards Shifted Forward by One Day

February 23, 2021 | By
71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards Shifted Forward by One Day

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced that the 71st Annual Ace Eddie Awards will now take place virtually on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11AM PT/2pm ET, shifted forward a day from the previously planned ceremony date. Nominations will still be announced on March 11, ballots having been sent out last Friday, February 19,... »

Sony Electronics Launches Small Scale FX3 Full-Frame Camera

February 23, 2021 | By
Sony Electronics Launches Small Scale FX3 Full-Frame Camera

Sony Electronics Inc. has announced its FX3 (model ILME-FX3) camera that combines the best of Sony’s industry-leading digital cinema technology with advanced imaging features from Alpha™ brand mirrorless cameras to make Sony’s coveted cinematic look accessible to more creators. FX3 is the latest  addition to Sony’s Cinema Line, delivering a cinematic look and professional operability... »

Over the Weekend 2/22/21: Industry Pleas to Senate for Pandemic Insurance/Relief and More News

February 22, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 2/22/21: Industry Pleas to Senate for Pandemic Insurance/Relief and More News

Hopefully, everyone had a good weekend and are girding their loins for the upcoming awards season. It’s already been going on for the last month, but it will really kick into overdrive with the awarding of the Golden Globes on Sunday night. More on that below… Those in production who have been struck the... »