Monday, May 21, 2018

SPW Releases

Monday, May. 21, 2018
Derby’s Ryan Balas Delves into the Spiritual Side of Food in “Korean Buddhist Cooking”

Ancient culinary secrets blend with Zen wisdom in an intriguing new food series directed by Ryan Balas for Tricycle Magazine. Korean Buddhist Cooking, currently featured on the Tricycle website, consists of 12 short films featuring culinary expert Shin Kim, who shares recipes and...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
The Academy Announces Major Collections Gift From George Stevens, Jr.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a donation to the Margaret Herrick Library and the Academy Film Archive from George Stevens, Jr., the award-winning filmmaker and founder of the American Film Institute.  The acquisition of papers and films documenting his...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
Cannes Lions announce 2018 Jury Members

Cannes Lions, the International Festival of Creativity, has today announced the 413 jury members chosen to award and celebrate the best creative work from around the world.

This year’s juries are composed of individuals from 50 countries, including for the first time representatives from...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Will Files Joins Sony Pictures Post Production Services

Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Will Files has joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. Files, who spent a decade at Skywalker Sound, brings credits on more than 80 feature films, including Passengers, Deadpool, Star Wars: The Force...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
LumaForge Names Krysta Masciale Chief Marketing Officer

LumaForge announced today that Krysta Masciale will join the company as chief marketing officer. Masciale will bring LumaForge's next chapter to life by driving the brand’s internal culture and pairing it with the customer experience. She will lead consumer brand strategy, market positioning,...

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Tuesday, May. 15, 2018
Behind The Scenes Shot From “Hacksaw Ridge” Wins SHOOT BTS Photo Contest Winter 2017-18 Edition; Runner-up Shot Captures Director TK McKamy Filming Granger Smith Music Video

The Editors & Publishers of SHOOT Magazine and SHOOTonline.com, the leading publication and website for professional motion picture production & postproduction for...

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Friday, May. 18, 2018
KDX/Dimenco to Introduce Simulated Reality (SR) at Display Week 2018

Dimenco, an international pioneer in display technologies and fully owned subsidiary of KDX, will present its concept for a first-of-its kind Simulated Reality (SR) display system at the Society for Information Display’s Display Week, May 20 – 25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The...

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Friday, May. 18, 2018
Performance Arts and 3D/360VR Technology Join Forces to Give Viewers a Truly Immersive Experience in “The Cabiri: Anubis” Film

Both Virtual Reality (VR) 360 and 3D have the power to engage audiences in the action and emotion of a film narrative or performance, but combine the two together and you can create a compelling and highly immersive experience that brings the audience directly into the “reality” of the scenes. ...

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Thursday, May. 17, 2018
Nice Shoes Creative Director Matt Greenwood’s Animated Character Exploration “Final_Final” Debuts at Pictoplasma Berlin

When presented with a ‘drawing-a-day’ challenge by fellow animators, designers, and illustrators, Matt Greenwood decided to take it a step further, deciding to produce one evolving animation per...

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Thursday, May. 17, 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018 Art Gallery "Origins" To Reflect Diversity & Culture

SIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading showcase of digital art created using computer graphics and interactive techniques, will present a special Art Gallery, entitled “Origins,” and historic Art Papers in Vancouver, B.C. The 45th...

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
Friends of Mine Completes Extensive, Nearly Year-Long Graphics Package for DIRECTV Latin America:

Emmy Award® - winning design and branding studio Friends of Mine (FOM) has completed an extensive, nearly year-long graphics package assignment for client DIRECTV Latin America. FOM was retained to create an evolutionary promotional...

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
Stoli Vodka Says It "Loud and Clear" with New Global Advertising Campaign

Stoli® Vodka, the original premium vodka with uncompromising quality for the past 80 years, announced today the launch of their new global advertising campaign, “Loud and Clear.” The provocative new campaign features work from award-winning artists like composer Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe...

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
Acclaimed Wondros Director Ellis Bahl Celebrates A Triad Of Music Video Triumphs

Right on the heels of their SXSW Music Videos Jury Award, Wondros celebrates Director Ellis Bahl’s selection at the prestigious Berlin Music Video Festival for Bobi Andonov’s “Apartment” for “Best Concept,” along with the release of brand new music videos for Bobi Andonov’s “Faithful” and Jim...

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
OTT Video Services to Climb to US$51.4 billion in 2022 Creating More Pressure on Traditional Pay-TV services

The growth of subscription OTT services has been driving the changing trends in the Pay-TV landscape. OTT video services have attracted hundreds of millions of subscribers worldwide, causing pressure on traditional Pay-TV operators. This OTT growth trend is expected to continue, reaching a...

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
ADG Film Society Presents the Oscar-Nominated Film “The Conformist” and a Discussion With Production Designer Hannah Beachler (‘Black Panther’)
The Conformist (1970), designed by Oscar-winning Production Designer Ferdinando Scarfiotti (The Last Emperor, Toys and Last Tango in Paris) will headline the next ...
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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
Veteran Fox Publicist Chuck Panama Dies at 93
Long-time publicist, and before that journalist, Chuck Panama died at the Motion Picture and Television Fund home in Woodland Hills on Sunday, May 13. He was 93.

During WWII Chuck was drafted into the Army Air Corps where he served as a radio man on a B-24 bomber in the Pacific. When...

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018
Television Academy Foundation Unveils Its New Online Portal for the Interviews: An Oral History of Television with Never-Before-Seen Interviews

The Television Academy Foundation has launched its new website for The Interviews: An Oral History of Television, featuring never-before-seen interviews with many of television’s most beloved stars, show creators and...

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Tuesday, May. 15, 2018
Director Vincent Peone Wins 2018 Webby Award For Vogue Film Featuring Meryl Streep & Anna Wintour

Director Vincent Peone continues to set the standard of excellence on the internet, winning his sixth Webby Award for a short film he wrote and directed for Vogue. The clip, which topped the shortlist in the Film & Video: Variety category, documents a frank and far-ranging...

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Tuesday, May. 15, 2018
Jack Waldrip, charlieuniformtango Senior Editor, Wins Best of Southwest at 2018 AICE Awards

charlieuniformtango senior editor Jack Waldrip won the Best in Southwest award at the Thursday, May 10th 2018 AICE Awards held in Culver City, CA. Waldrip won and Pelton was nominated for Digital Content – Over 90 Seconds for work on “The...

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