Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
AMP Awards Issues Call For Entries, Sets New and Revised Categories
The Association of Music Producers has officially issued its call for entries for the 2017 AMP Awards for Music and Sound. Submissions in categories ranging from Best Original Song to Excellence in Radio are now being accepted at the competition’s awards portal, located here . The competition has...
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
On-Location Feature Production Up, Commercials Down In L.A. Last Year 
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 5.1 percent between October and December of last year, according to a report released today by FilmL.A. The increase helped make 2016 the busiest year in recent memory, as annual filming increased 6.2 percent over 2015, to 39,605 shoot days (SD...
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Career Achievement Honors To Be Presented To Editors Janet Ashikaga, Thelma Schoonmaker At ACE Eddie Awards
American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present veteran editors Janet Ashikaga, ACE and Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE with the organization’s prestigious Career Achievement honors at the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 27, in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Career...
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
Director James Mangold's "Logan" To Debut At Berlin Film Festival
“Logan,” the third movie focusing on Hugh Jackman’s Marvel superhero Wolverine, is to premiere at next month’s Berlin International Film Festival. The film, directed by James Mangold (whose spotmaking/branded content roost is Aero Film), sees the aging Logan set out on a last adventure to protect a...
Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017
Vietnam War Documentary Series Brings Together Ken Burns, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Ken Burns and Trent Reznor would seem two unlikely collaborators, but both describe their recent work on the upcoming PBS documentary on the Vietnam War as among the most satisfying of their careers. Reznor, the Nine Inch Nails singer and Academy Award-winning film score composer with partner...
Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017
"Hidden Figures" Maintains High Profile Atop Box Office
Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week. "Hidden Figures," about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space race,...
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
Study Finds That Women Directed Only 7 Percent Of Top Grossing Films In 2016
A new study finds that just 7 percent of the 250 highest-grossing films of 2016 were directed by women. The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University on Thursday issued the 19th annual edition of its report, titled "The Celluloid Ceiling," authored by the...
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
CDDP Holds 1st Showcase, Looks To Open Up Opportunities For Women and Minority Directors
Born out of contract talks between the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) and the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP) held its first ever Showcase on Wednesday (1/11) evening, drawing industry decision-makers to the DGA Theater in...
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
Nominees Unveiled For Costume Designers Guild Awards
Nominees have been revealed for the 19th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. It was also announced that GRAMMY® and Golden Globe® nominated actress, singer, and songwriter Mandy Moore will host this year’s CDGA gala that...
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
DGA Feature Nominees: Damien Chazelle, Garth Davis, Barry Jenkins, Kenneth Lonergan, Denis Villeneuve
The five nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016 are: Damien Chazelle for La La Land ; Garth Davis for Lion ; Barry Jenkins for Moonlight ; Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea ; and Denis Villeneuve for Arrival . “These phenomenal...