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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
Artifact Studios Launches Uncle Victor To Serve Entertainment Industry

To meet increased demand from clients in the entertainment industry, Los Angeles-based creative agency Artifact Studios has launched a new company called Uncle Victor. Artifact clients including Bethesda Softworks, Disney, and Daybreak Studios will now...

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
Black Spot Creates Magic With Universal Kids

Black Spot and Universal Kids created a new winter wonderland anthem spot that is magical and very danceable.

Black Spot and Universal Kids designed a dazzling world complete with a blue crystal forest, custom-designed costumes, atmospheric...

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 65th MPSE Golden Reel Nominations

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding feature film, television, animation and computer...

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
Sherpas Cinema Pays Tribute to Skiing Legend J.P. Auclair in North Face Film “Imagination”

A boy riding in the backseat of his parents’ car through snow-swept Nelson, British Columbia, has his skiing fantasy spring to life in a sweetly thrilling short film produced by Sherpas Cinema for The North Face. Directed by Dave Mossop, Imagination stars professional free-skier Tom...

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
ArsenalCreative Names Mike Wynd VFX Supervisor

ArsenalCreative has announced an expansion of its VFX team with the addition of award-winning VFX Supervisor Mike Wynd. He comes to Arsenal from MPC, where he spent 8 years as a VFX Supervisor.

Regarding Wynd joining the company, Cortney Haile, ArsenalCreative Partner and Executive...

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
Alchemy Post Sound Pulls Out All The Stops For EPIX Spy Thriller “Berlin Station”

Now in its second season on EPIX, the tense cloak and dagger drama Berlin Station centers on undercover agents, diplomats and whistleblowers inhabiting a shadow world inside the German capital. It’s hard to tell who’s working for or against whom in this nothing-as-it-seems tale where a...

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
"The Greatest Showman" Comes To Life With Visual Effects From Rodeo FX

Recently released The Greatest Showman features 85 visual effects shots created by Montreal-based Rodeo FX. The studio is excited to be part of this very unique film, having helped create its magical world. Set to music by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, The Greatest...

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Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
Outstanding Film and Television Performances Honored at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2017 at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, hosted by Kristen Bell, held Sunday, Jan. 21 at the Los Angeles Shrine...

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Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
Stunt Performers from “Wonder Woman” and “Game of Thrones” Announced as 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards Honorees For Outstanding Action Performances By Film and Television Stunt Ensembles

The stunt performers and coordinators from “Wonder Woman” and “Game of Thrones” are this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 24th Annual SAG Awards® red carpet by SAG-AFTRA

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Camp + King Hires Art Director, Senior Producer and Senior Strategist

Advertising agency Camp + King has appointed three executives to its talent roster, partner/CEO Jamie King, announced today. Dan Depew, Garrett DeLorm and Paige Robertson work out of the shop’s Presidio office.

Art Director Dan Depew is a 2018 San...

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Arkansas-Based Waymack & Crew Embraces The Hawk-Woods Sticky Battery

Dan Waymack is a filmmaker and president of Waymack & Crew, a production company with offices in Little Rock, Arkansas and Chicago, and a staff of 15. The company has an enviable list of credits that includes the familiar Allstate ads with actor Dennis Haysbert, as well as work for the U.S....

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
The One Club Names ADC 97th Annual Awards Juries For Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced full juries for the Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft categories of the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards.

These 32 creative...

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Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Gina Rodriguez To Host The 20TH CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)

The Costume Designers Guild announced that Golden Globe award-winning actress Gina Rodriguez will host the 20th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) taking place February 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel....

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Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
ContagiousLA’s Andrew Laurich Directs Jonathan Goldsmith in 10-spot Astral Tequila Campaign, Created via Erich & Kallman

Pop culture icon Jonathan Goldsmith bending a spoon with his mind (“Bible”), holding his breath for one hour, becoming the namesake of the sun (“Star"), welcoming his pet shark home (Philippe...

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Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
American Society of Cinematographers To Honor Angelina Jolie With Board of Governors Award

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announces Oscar®-winner Angelina Jolie as the recipient of the 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award. The presentation...

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
Rising Sun Pictures Honoured with VES Award Nomination for Marvel Studios’ "Thor: Ragnarok"

Three artists from Rising Sun Pictures have been nominated for a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for their work on Marvel Studios’ summer blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok. CG Supervisor Hubert Maston, Lighting Technical Director Arthur Moody, On-Set VFX/Concept/Pre-vis Adam Paschke and Virtual...

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
The Director’s Network Signs Cinematographer Anthony Arendt

Cinematographer Anthony Arendt has signed with The Director’s Network, the premier talent agency for freelance directors, director/cameramen, and directors of photography.

“I’ve...

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for 16th Annual VES Awards

Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, announced the nominees for the 16th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television,...

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Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
RODEO FX Brings Creatures To Life In "Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle"

Visual effects powerhouse Rodeo FX was tagged to create 96 shots for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, including some of the most iconic creatures in the movie. The sequel to the 1995 family classic takes the story of a board game that’s come to life and brings it to the digital age by...

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Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Creates New Division Telemundo Global Studios

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the creation of Telemundo Global Studios, a new division to be led by veteran media executive Marcos Santana, effective immediately. As Telemundo continues to lead Hispanic media with world-class innovative scripted content for all platforms, this new...

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