Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
FilmFest Opens 50th Anniversary Competition

US International Film & Video Festival, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, has opened the 2017 competition. Entries are invited in Corporate, Education, Entertainment, Documentary and Student categories. Entries must have been produced or released between Sept. 1, 2015, and...

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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Samy’s Camera Hosts Special Sigma Cine Lens and Sigma Global Vision Lens Demo Days on January 19 and 20 at Los Angeles Stores

Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced that Samy’s Camera will be hosting two special Sigma Lens Demo Days at its Los Angeles locations on January 19th and 20...

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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Veteran Editors Janet Ashikaga, ACE And Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE To Receive Career Achievement Honors At The 2017 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 67thAnnual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 27, 2017...

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Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
Twenty-Two Make Best of Show Shortlist at Mobius Awards

Twenty-two entries are on the Best of Show Nominees Shortlist for the 2016 Mobius Awards. They include multiple nominations for four agencies, Here Design, London; JDO Brand & Design, Tunbridge Wells, UK; BETC, Paris, and SapientNitro agencies in Miami, Fla., and Bengaluru, India.

The...

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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2016

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2016.

“There’s so much to celebrate in such an incredible year for television, commercials and documentaries as we...

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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
DGA Announces Nominees For Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Feature Film For 2016

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016.

“These phenomenal filmmakers have captured our hearts and minds, breathing life into stories rarely told and revealing...

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Friday, Jan. 13, 2017
AES LA/SMPTE Hollywood Section Meeting Showcasing Sound for Netflix Hit Series “Stranger Things”

On January 31 at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, a joint AES/SMPTE meeting will showcase the intricate sound editorial and re-recording of the Netflix mini-series Stranger Things. Come and learn how the sound team creates the unique 5.1-channel soundtrack, including the eerie...

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Friday, Jan. 13, 2017
Arcade Creative Group Helps the MTA Connect With Millions of New Yorkers During Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration With Digital Billboard Selfie Project

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) leveraged one of the world’s highest-visibility events of the year to encourage public participation in the long-running “If You See Something, Say Something” security awareness campaign by inviting people celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square...

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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
ICG Publicists Name Denzel Washington Motion Picture Showman Of The Year
—Oscar® winner Denzel Washington will be named Motion Picture Showman of the Year at the ...
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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Offer Extensive Marketing Benefits for Brands - Warc Toolkit 2017
Developments in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) will offer viable ways for brands to engage emotionally with consumers in 2017, according to Warc, the global marketing intelligence...
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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
American Society of Cinematographers Reveals Feature Film Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced nominees in the Theatrical Release and Spotlight categories for the 31st Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in...

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
Edward R. Pressman and Shep Gordon to team with acclaimed director Keith Maitland on new documentary about the life of Michael Brody Jr.

Producers Edward R. Pressman (American PsychoWall Street) and Shep Gordon (Kiss of the SpiderwomanVillage of the Damned) announced that they have partnered with award-winning...

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
Producers Guild of America Announces Theatrical Motion Picture And Animated Theatrical Motion Picture Nominations For The 2017 Producers Guild Awards

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories are The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures and The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical...

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Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017
Call For Entries: New and Emerging Filmmakers Wanted; SHOOT's 15th Annual 2017 New Directors Search Is Open For Entry

SHOOT®, announced today that entries for the 2017 SHOOT New Directors Search are officially open and and remain open through March 31, 2017. This is SHOOT's 15th annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming...

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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
Rising Sun Pictures Nominated for VES Award for “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Rising Sun Pictures has been nominated for Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature in the Visual Effects Society’s 15th Annual VES Awards. The nomination comes for the studio’s work on the Quicksilver Extraction sequence from the 20th Century Fox film X-Men: Apocalypse...

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
Archion's Award Winning EditStor Media Storage Solutions Now Feature Additional Performance, Capacity and Functionality Enhancements

Archion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, has announced that its award winning...

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
11 Dollar Bill, Chicago, Expands To Boulder, CO

11 Dollar Bill (11DB), a full-service, award-winning post-production company based in Chicago, IL, has recently opened shop in Boulder, CO. Boasting full offline and online editorial, 4k color, high-end visual effects, motion graphics, 3D...

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
KYLE Edit Takes The Next Step, Becomes KYLE nyc

KYLE Edit, the boutique editorial company founded in 2011 by Editor Tina Mintus, is changing its stripes. With a new web site and a subtle but telling name change, the company – the well-regarded editorial and post production boutique is now known as KYLE nyc – has moved beyond editorial to...

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
MASTERSFX Hits Career High at 30-Year Milestone: Creature FX Company's Busier Than Ever as Latest Projects Include: "Underworld: Blood Wars," "Legion," "The Expanse," "Prison Break," and More

Looking back at a career that's lived-through 30 years of industry change – from globalization and digitization of staid production methodologies, to computer graphic visual effects, to ‘there’s an APP for that’ – award winning Todd Masters, Founder and President of acclaimed creature FX studio...

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