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Quixote Studios Acquired by Hudson Pacific Properties in $360 Million Deal

September 1, 2022 | By
Quixote Studios Acquired by Hudson Pacific Properties in $360 Million Deal

Quixote Studios, which provides premium production services, has been acquired by Hudson Pacific Properties in a deal that is reportedly worth $360 million. Hudson Pacific Properties owns the Sunset Studios group, which includes three storied lots in Hollywood — Sunset Bronson, Sunset Gower, and Sunset Las Palmas. Sunset Studios is expanding with Sunset Glenoaks in Sun... »

Amanda Mackey, Casting Director for The Fugitive and A League of Their Own, Dies at 70

August 31, 2022 | By
Amanda Mackey, Casting Director for <i>The Fugitive</i> and <i>A League of Their Own</i>, Dies at 70

Amanda Mackey, the esteemed casting director who worked on films such as The Fugitive and A League of Their Own, died in her sleep on Aug. 27. She was 70. Mackey had been battling myelodysplastic syndrome, a form of blood cancer, at NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn. She spent nearly four decades working in Hollywood,... »

ALIBI Music Updates Its Extension Panel for Adobe Premiere Pro

August 31, 2022 | By
ALIBI Music Updates Its Extension Panel for Adobe Premiere Pro

ALIBI Music is bringing Adobe Premiere Pro users even more of its website’s robust functionality with an exciting extension panel update that is now available on the Adobe Creative Cloud. The production music company — a trusted resource for content editors working in film, television, advertising, streaming, and video games — has made four... »

IBC 2022: Red Digital Cinema Showcasing V-Raptor XL Camera, Red Connect Solution

August 31, 2022 | By
IBC 2022: Red Digital Cinema Showcasing V-Raptor XL Camera, Red Connect Solution

Red Digital Cinema® will spotlight its latest technologies at IBC in Amsterdam from September 9-12 (Booth 11.B38). Those attending the conference will get a first look at the newly released V-RAPTOR TM XL 8K VV camera system designed to support high-end television and motion picture productions. RED will also introduce its newest innovation RED... »

That Shot and How I Got It Cinematic Conversation with Renowned DPs Takes Place Sept. 8

August 31, 2022 | By
<i>That Shot and How I Got It</i> Cinematic Conversation with Renowned DPs Takes Place Sept. 8

On September 8, the Tiffen Company, Videndum Production Solutions, and Creative Solutions are presenting an in-person evening of cinematic conversation with peers and pros. Renowned cinematographers M. David Mullen ASC, Robert McLachlan ASC, CSC, and Nancy Schreiber ASC will join moderator Jay Holben to screen their favorite shots and reveal the magic behind the... »

EditFest Goes Global as Editors From Around the World Reveal How They Found Their Way to the Cutting Room

August 30, 2022 | By
EditFest Goes Global as Editors From Around the World Reveal How They Found Their Way to the Cutting Room

ACE president Kevin Tent opened the annual EditFest Global – a hybrid in-person and online event – taking place on Aug. 27 and 28. Avid product marketer Michael Krulik moderated the first panel, “Small Screen, Big Picture,” and asked panelists how they started their careers in editing. Liza Cardinale, ACE (What We Do In... »

Screen Actors Guild Unveils Key Dates for SAG Awards, Which Still Don’t Have a Broadcast Partner Yet

August 29, 2022 | By
Screen Actors Guild Unveils Key Dates for SAG Awards, Which Still Don’t Have a Broadcast Partner Yet

The Screen Actors Guild has unveiled key dates for the 29th SAG Awards, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023. Nominating committees were formed earlier this month, and the submission period for film and television is now open. Submissions will no longer be accepted after Friday, Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. PT.... »

House of Gucci, Succession Lead 9th Annual Location Managers Guild Awards

August 28, 2022 | By
<i>House of Gucci</i>, <i>Succession</i> Lead 9th Annual Location Managers Guild Awards

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) announced the winners for its 9th Annual LMGI Awards at a ceremony that took place at the Los Angeles Center Studios on Saturday night, August 27. Ridley Scott‘s House of Gucci, and the James Bond movie, No Time to Die, were notable winners in the motion picture categories,... »

Bill to Extend California’s Film and TV Tax Credit Program Through 2030 Is Put on Hold

August 26, 2022 | By
Bill to Extend California’s Film and TV Tax Credit Program Through 2030 Is Put on Hold

The California Senate bill that would’ve extended the state’s $330 million annual film and TV tax credit until 2030 has been placed on hold at the request of Senator Anthony Portantino (D- Burbank), its lead author. The bill has been made inactive for the current legislative session, and it will now be considered in... »

VES Hall of Fame Inductees Include “Grandma COBOL” and the World’s Very First Female Director

August 23, 2022 | By
VES Hall of Fame Inductees Include “Grandma COBOL” and the World’s Very First Female Director

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the newest inductees into the VES Hall of Fame, who will be celebrated at a special event this fall along with other special honorees. The 2022 class of VES Hall of Fame honorees includes Mary Ellen Bute, Alice Guy-Blaché, Grace Hopper, Bill Kovacs, and George Pal. “Our... »