Tuesday, December 12, 2017

SPW Releases

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Producers Guild of America To Honor Charles Roven With The 2018 David O. Selznick Achievement Award

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe® winning producer Charles Roven will be honored with the 2018 David O. Selznick Achievement Award recognizing the celebrated producer’s outstanding body of work in motion...

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Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
DGA Reaches Tentative Agreement on New Commercial Contract
The Directors Guild of America today announced that the National Board of Directors has approved a tentative new national commercial contract to be sent to the membership for ratification.

The agreement was negotiated with the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, Inc

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Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
SHOOT Announces New Perks Added To SHOOT Membership Benefits; Including Increased Promotion For MySHOOT Company And Talent Profiles, Free Classified Ad Placements

The publishers of SHOOT are pleased to announce that effective immediately more perks have been added to all SHOOT Membership levels.  Members can now post multiple classified Ads at no charge and once a MySHOOT company or individual profile is posted, SHOOT will promote it on SHOOTonline and in...

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Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Cinema Audio Society adds Two Board Members
The Cinema Audio Society welcomes new Board Members, Re-recording Mixer Jeffrey J. Haboush, CAS and Production Sound Mixer Chris Newman, CAS. 
 
Chris and Jeff will be filling the vacancies on the Board left by the recent passing of Production Mixer Ed Greene, CAS and the...
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Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Rising Sun Pictures Hammers Out Visual Effects for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok

Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), Australia’s premiere visual effects studio, produced more than 170 final visual effects shots for Thor: Ragnarok¸ the new film from Marvel Studios. Working under the supervision of Director Taika Waititi, production Visual Effects Supervisor Jake Morrison and...

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Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
View Conference 2017 Concludes with Announcement of 2017 Award Winners

VIEW CONFERENCE, Italy’s renowned gathering of industry leaders in VFX, computer graphics, animation and gaming, has concluded its most exciting and expansive year, hosting over 10,000 attendees to the 2017 CONFERENCE, ‘VIEWFEST’ and weekend workshops.   To conclude #VIEWCONFERENCE2017, the...

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Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017
The 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards Marked the Launch of Awards Season With a Star-Studded Evening

The 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards® brought together Hollywood’s elite to honor the year’s most talked about, and highly anticipated, actors, actresses, films and those who help bring them to life.  The...

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Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
Asian World Film Festival Announces Award Winners at Closing Night Ceremony
The 3rd ANNUAL ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (AWFF) came to a close on Thursday, November 2, culminating the screening of 37 films from 25 participating countries including 22 Oscar® Foreign Language contenders and a number of Golden Globe submissions. George Takei’s Allegiance: The Broadway...
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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
The African American Film Critics Association Sets February 7, 2018 For 9th Annual Awards Ceremony, The AAFCA Awards

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will hold its annual awards ceremony, the AAFCA Awards, on Feb. 7, 2018, it was announced by AAFCA President Gil Robertson. The event, now in its ninth year, will celebrate the best of the year in film, television and new media in 18...

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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
Diane Warren To Receive HMMA Career Achievement Award

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards will present acclaimed songwriter Diane Warren with the HMMA Career Achievement award on Thursday, November 16th at Avalon – Hollywood, 1717 Vine St.  The HMMA is the only awards show that honors, composers, songwriters and music supervisors in all forms of...

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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
TV Personality/Social Entrepreneur Quddus Philippe Tapped To Host 420TV Series "Cannabiz"

420TV, the premium cannabis news, entertainment and lifestyle channel set to launch in January 2018, has signed TV personality and social entrepreneur Quddus Philippe to host “Cannabiz,” a series exploring the cannabis industry’s established and emerging innovators.

Quddus will delve into...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Music/Sound Design House Squeak E. Clean Teams With Director Spike Jonze For One-Of-A-Kind Dance Piece For Opening Ceremony’s Fashion Week Showcase

Spotlighting fashion label Opening Ceremony ’s pre-spring 2018 collection, “Changers: A Dance Story,” written and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Spike Jonze and...

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Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
SHOOT Academy Season Features & Road To Oscar Series Kick Off With Coverage Of "Battle of the Sexes," "Okja," "Marshall," "Mudbound," "The Florida Project," "The Shape of Water," "Wonderstruck" And More

With the Awards Season about to kick off, SHOOT® has launched its 2017/2018 15-week "Road to Oscar" Series with a special prequel feature article, director and cinematographer profiles that were published on October 27 on...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
AICE Chapters Announce 2017 Camp Kuleshov Winners

Whether it was re-tooling “Zoolander” in a tight thriller or transforming “The Music Man” into a classic heist film, AICE assistants at post houses around the country rallied to the task and clearly nailed it. At least...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Ky Dickens’ “Zero Weeks” Tackles America’s Crisis with Paid Leave

The United States is the only country in the developed world that does not guarantee its citizens paid family leave. In the new documentary Zero Weeks, which premiers November 11 at DOC NYC in New York City, director Ky Dickens explores the impact of that policy on families dealing with...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
YouTube Enlists Main Title Specialists At Sarofsky To Introduce Original Ryan Hansen Action-Comedy Series

The new YouTube Red original series "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*" had its global premiere on Oct. 25... and that asterisk in the title is packed with meaning: When it appears, viewers can look for some extended explanation along the lines of, "*even though you're probably watching...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Philanthropist and Executive Producer Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor CBE Commits £1 million To Support Diversity and Inclusion in the UK Short Film Industry

UK based philanthropist and executive producer of multi-award winning short films, Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor CBE has announced he is committing £1 million to short films with the aim of supporting diversity and inclusion in the UK film industry, and promoting upcoming talent from across...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 15 Winners

The One Club for Creativity, the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced the winners of the global Young Guns 15 (http://www.youngguns.org/), the...

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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
"The Rendezvous" Starring Stana Katic and Raza Jaffrey Set To Be Released on DVD & ITunes
The romantic adventure film The Rendezvousstarring Stana Katic (Castle) and Raza Jaffrey (Homeland), will be released on DVD and iTunes on ...
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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
DWA Presents Ultimate Events, November Edition, Part I

With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you hear about before saying, “that sounds awesome...

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