Tuesday, December 12, 2017

SPW Releases

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
Accomplice Media Signs Director and Cinematographer Damien Toogood

Director DP Damien Toogood has signed to Accomplice Media, and stepped straight into working with DDB San Francisco.

Creative Director Sam Brown is a new fan. “Damien’s visual style and quirkiness, when it came to casting, were exactly what we were looking for,” Brown says. “Utilizing his...

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Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
SMPTE Publishes Study Group Report on Flow Management in Professional Media Networks

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, announced the publication of the "Report of the Study Group on Flow...

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Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
USA Network and Black Spot Unveil “Behind-the-Scenes” For MR. ROBOT: Season 3

Black Spot released its new, behind-the-scenes shorts for Season 3 of the critically acclaimed and Golden Globe®-winning drama, MR. ROBOT - produced with USA Network’s Senior Creative Director Christina Hedrick. These shorts feature compelling...

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Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Cyber Security: The Buck Stops In The Boardroom

Ever since the internet emerged as a public information gateway, thieves and pranksters have been working to exploit it for criminal gain. Today, cyber-crime is a billion-dollar industry. The perpetrators are no longer lone wolf hackers; they are multi-national cartels who reap mega-profits....

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Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Rodeo FX Wins An HPA Award in Los Angeles

Montreal-based visual effects studio Rodeo FX was named winner of this year’s Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Award in the Outstanding Visual Effects – Television category for its work on the fourth and final season of the Black Sails TV series. The HPA recognized Rodeo FX for...

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Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Oscar-Nominee Gary Oldman to Receive Distinguished Artisan Award At 2018 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards Celebrating Artistic Excellence

Academy® Award-nominated legendary actor Gary Oldman will receive this year's Distinguished Artisan Award at the 5th Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild...

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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Pivot Audio Crafts Poignant Music For Gatorade’s "Sisters in Sweat"

Los Angeles-based boutique audio facility Pivot Audio was recently tapped by TBWA\Chiat\Day to craft the perfect music to accompany the intimate yet powerful Gatorade spot “Sisters in Sweat,” starring Serena Williams and directed by Jaci...

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Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
The Producers Guild Of America Honors Ryan Murphy With The 2018 Norman Lear Achievement Award In Television

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that groundbreaking television and film producer, Ryan Murphy, will be honored with the Guild’s 2018 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television, recognizing the Emmy...

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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards Winners Announced

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) tonight announced the winners of the 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards at a ceremony hosted by John Cameron Mitchell and held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.  

Winning the Best Feature award was Call...

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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
LiteGear’s LiteMat+ Plus Supports Behind the Scenes

LiteGear Inc., designers and builders of LED lighting products for professionals in the Cinema, TV, and HD Video industries, made its first Pledge-a-Product donation to Behind the Scenes on the show floor at LDI 2017. Pioneers behind the popularization of flexible LED lighting for use in Cinema...

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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Jeanette Rulli Rahill Joins Rabagast as EP, North America

Rabagast has expanded its management team with Jeanette Rulli Rahill as Executive Producer, North America. Jeanette is part of the natural evolution of the production service company, and its deepening commitment to the US market for projects filming in Spain, Portugal, Uruguay and Chile. Now,...

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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Rodeo FX Announces The Opening of a Studio in Munich

Visual effects studio Rodeo FX is proud to announce it is expanding its network with the opening of an office in Munich, Germany. This is a first chapter on European territory for the company. This new facility, located in the heart of the city, represents not only a gateway to a specialized...

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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Production Company Altered.LA Launches Instagram Series SELF

Exploring both the limits of the Instagram platform and the boundaries of the human experience in one series sounds like a daunting task—but that’s exactly what...

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Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios’ ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

In Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok, an electrified god of thunder fights off an army of undead soldiers high above the waters on the narrow Rainbow Bridge, as the citizens of Asgard watch on in fear. The scene is a highlight of the movie, but also a complicated one,...

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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
Radiant Images Partners With Headjack To Expand its Service Offering

Radiant Images, an award-winning solution provider in immersive technology and high-end VR camera rental agency, today announced a partnership with Amsterdam-based Purple Pill to add the Headjack app creation and content management system for 360-degree video as a standard part of a camera...

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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
PICROW’s The Hall Travels The World To Celebrate Mickey’s B-Day

Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse! To celebrate the occasion of Mickey’s birthday November 18, PICROW directing collective The Hall chronicled the mouse doing surprise meet-ups with fans worldwide, from Osaka,...

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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced

This morning, Film Independent announced the nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards and revealed that director Ava DuVernay (Selma, 13th, A Wrinkle in Time) will be this year’s Honorary Chair. Past Honorary Chairs include David Oyelowo, Jessica Chastain, Kerry...

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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
Alex Heisterkamp of Lucky Post, Jordan Stalling of Particle Audio and Thom Reimerink of jumP Take 2017 Camp Kuleshov Lev Awards

A couple of two-time Camp Kuleshov “Lev” winners have welcomed a newcomer to the fold, as the 2017 top winners in the International Camp Kuleshov competition have been announced. Taking The Lev Award in Editorial is Assistant Alex Heisterkamp of Lucky Post in Dallas, who won for his reworking of...

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Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
SHOOT Behind The Scenes (BTS) Photo Contest Selects Winner, Runner-Up, and Honorable Mentions For Summer 2017 Edition

The Editors & Publishers of SHOOT Magazine and SHOOTonline.com, the leading publication and website for motion picture production & postproduction, are pleased to name Tennille Teague the winner our SHOOT Behind The Scenes...

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Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
Directed by Mob Scene's Tom Grane and Executive Produced by James Cameron, National Geographic Premiered "Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron" on November 26

Tom Grane, Founder of Mob Scene, one of Hollywood’s leading entertainment marketing agencies for major motion picture studios, television networks, and production companies, directed the documentary Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron. From Executive Producer and National...

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