Wednesday, January 18, 2017

News

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

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...

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

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 (...

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

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...

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

“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...

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

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...

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

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...

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

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...

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

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...

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

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...

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

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...