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Concept Artist John Eaves to Receive ADG Lifetime Achievement Award on April 10

March 31, 2021 | By
Concept Artist John Eaves to Receive ADG Lifetime Achievement Award on April 10

On April 10, the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) will awards its Lifetime Achievement Award from the guild’s Illustrators and Matte Artists (IMA) to Concept Artist John Eaves, known for his iconic illustrations and designs for the Star Trek series and for the numerous science fiction realms he created. Herman Zimmerman, Emmy®-nominated Production Designer for the Star Trek franchise, will be... »

Goldcrest Post’s Marcy Robinson Adds Striking Color to Writer/Director Karen Cinnore’s Mayday

March 30, 2021 | By
Goldcrest Post’s Marcy Robinson Adds Striking Color to Writer/Director Karen Cinnore’s <em>Mayday</em>

For the new independent drama Mayday, Goldcrest Post senior colorist Marcy Robinson worked with director Karen Cinorre, in her feature debut, and Cinematographer Sam Levy to hone a unique visual language for a one-of-a-kind story that blends fantasy and reality in colorful and unexpected ways. The film, which debuted at Sundance and is now on... »

Pace Pictures Puts the Finishing Touches on Tremors: Shrieker Island

March 30, 2021 | By
Pace Pictures Puts the Finishing Touches on <em>Tremors: Shrieker Island</em>

Los Angeles post house Pace Pictures provided complete post-production services for Tremors: Shrieker Island, the latest installment in the cult horror franchise about giant, worm-like creatures that prey on humans. The Los Angeles facility handled ADR, sound mixing, color grading, editorial finishing and deliverables for the film, directed by Don Michael Paul for Universal 1440 Entertainment.... »

Gorilla Group Chooses Big Pic Media’s MTI Film Cortex for New 4K HDR Mastering Suite

March 30, 2021 | By
Gorilla Group Chooses Big Pic Media’s MTI Film Cortex for New 4K HDR Mastering Suite

Cardiff-based film and video post production house Gorilla has chosen an MTI Film Cortex Enterprise mastering and validation system for a new 4K HDR mastering suite at its recently expanded GloWorks facility. Supplied by MTI Film distribution partner Big Pic Media, the Cortex forms part of Gorilla’s investment in new 4K HDR technology. “Cortex... »

AVIWEST, CyanView Team-Up to Simplify Remote Camera Control for Live Multi-Camera Production

March 30, 2021 | By
AVIWEST, CyanView Team-Up to Simplify Remote Camera Control for Live Multi-Camera Production

AVIWEST, a leading provider of video contribution systems, announced today that its bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView‘s RCP multicamera control panel. Seamless integration between AVIWEST’s technology and CyanView RCP enables reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production. Using... »

Over the Weekend 3/29/21: NAACP Image Awards Handed Out, Godzilla vs. Kong Rules Overseas and More News

March 29, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 3/29/21: NAACP Image Awards Handed Out, <em>Godzilla vs. Kong</em> Rules Overseas and More News

It’s the last Monday of March, and we’re now fully into the Spring where more productions are gearing up, while a few have just wrapped. Scott Derickson‘s The Black Phone is one of the latter as Derickson and his co-writer C. Robert Cargill announced on Twitter over the weekend the finishing of filming in Wilmington, North Carolina:... »

End of Week Production Notes 3/26/21: Another Look at Kristen Stewart as Princess Di, Disney Release Shake-Up and More News

March 26, 2021 | By
End of Week Production Notes 3/26/21: Another Look at Kristen Stewart as Princess Di, Disney Release Shake-Up and More News

Oddly, there hasn’t been a ton of industry or production news this week, maybe because a lot of the below-the-line related news involves the upcoming awards ceremonies for guilds and societies, as well as the Oscars. Pablo (Jackie) Larraín‘s Princess Diana movie Spencer, starring Kristen Stewart, has moved production to the UK for its final stretch... »

Society of Camera Operators Announces Nominees for 2021 Camera Operator of the Year Awards

March 25, 2021 | By
Society of Camera Operators Announces Nominees for 2021 Camera Operator of the Year Awards

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) has announced the nominees for its 2021 Camera Operator of the Year Awards and Creative Vision Celebration in the Film and Television categories. The honors for Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television will be given out via a virtual show on Sunday, April 11, 5pm – 6:30pm PST... »

93rd Oscars Announces 14 Key Members of Production Team for April 25th Show

March 25, 2021 | By
93rd Oscars Announces 14 Key Members of Production Team for April 25th Show

The Oscars® show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh have announced 14 key members of the production team for the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Rob Paine has been associated with the Oscars telecast for more than 20 years and returns as supervising producer. Paine has... »

Art Directors Guild Honoring Scenic Artist Patrick DeGreve with Lifetime Achievement Award

March 25, 2021 | By
Art Directors Guild Honoring Scenic Artist Patrick DeGreve with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced that veteran Scenic Artist Patrick DeGreve, best known for his prolific backings, sets and props for shows created at CBS TV City over the past 45 years, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Scenic, Title & Graphic Artists (STG), at the 25th Annual ADG Awards on Saturday,... »