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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
One at Optimus Welcomes Mary Ann Holecek as EP/Managing Director and Damian Huck as EP

One at Optimus, the production arm of leading production and post house Optimus, today announced that Mary Ann Holecek has taken the reins as executive producer/managing director and Damian Huck has been hired as...

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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The One Club Announces Jury For The One Show Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical Awards

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced the jury for its new Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical discipline for The One Show 2018.

Entries can be submitted via...

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Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
DGA Announces Nominees For Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Feature Film For 2017

The Directors Guild of America today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2017.

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
SHOOT's 16th Annual 2018 New Directors Search Opens For Entries To Those Directing Professionally Less Than Three Years; Aspiring Filmmakers Get The Chance To Make Their Case For The Showcase

SHOOT® announced today that the 2018 SHOOT New Directors Search is officially open now through March 31, 2018. This is SHOOT's 16th annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming directors who, based on their...

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Cinema Audio Society Nominations For The 54th Annual CAS Awards For Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing For 2017

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories.  Also announcing the Outstanding Product Nominations....

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Nominees Announced For The  20th Anniversary CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)

Nominees were announced today for the 20th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. Produced by JumpLine, this year’s platinum anniversary CDGA...

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Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017.

“Directors are driving the push to more distinctive television, eye-catching commercials and powerful...

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Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
70th Annual DGA Awards: Judd Apatow To Host, Don Mischer To Chair

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced that Judd Apatow will host the 70th Annual DGA Awards, and Don Mischer has been appointed Awards Chair for the event, which will take place on February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

“What makes the DGA...

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Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
American Society of Cinematographers Unveils Nominees in All Categories

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the nominees in all categories of the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement...

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Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
Comedian Johnathan Fernandez Set To Host The Art Directors Guild Awards

Comedian Johnathan Fernandez will host the 22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards (ADG, IATSE Local 800) on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. The announcement was made by ADG Awards Producers Thomas A. Walsh, ADG, and...

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Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
Carbon Chicago Bolsters Roster with Addition of Several Key Talents

Since opening its third office, in Chicago in 2016, Carbon continues to cement their place in the market by acquiring iconic brands Filmworkers Chicago and Vitamin, to become the second largest visual effects and design studio in the city....

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Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
Former Leo Burnett EVP Tom Flanagan Joins Big Block

The creative services and media ventures company Big Block today announced it added former Leo Burnett EVP Tom Flanagan to its executive team. Flanagan will serve as Chief Content & Innovation Officer at Big Block.

Big Block, which works with companies such as ESPN, Ford and the NBA...

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Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
charlieuniformtango Names Fran Montoya Head of Sales

Lola Lott, charlieuniformtango principal/CEO, announced Fran Montoya has been named Head of Sales.

Fran Montoya brings over twenty years of sales rep experience to charlieuniformtango. Most recently, she was Director of Sales of the commercial division of Reel FX for ten years. Prior to...

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Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
Flexon Eyewear and Nice Shoes Teleport Viewers Into An Immersive VR Space Station

Flexon Eyewear, a brand known for its technologically advanced and durable, memory metal designs, set out to showcase and educate optometrists about their current product line and brand history. They saw Virtual Reality (VR) as an opportunity to equip their salespeople with marketing messaging...

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Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
Technicolor PostWorks Prepares 18 Films For Sundance

Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services for more than a dozen films screening at next year’s Sundance Film Festival. They include dramatic and documentary films competing in the festival’s U.S. and World competitions, as well as films included in the Premiere, Midnight, Next,...

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Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
FotoKem Creates a New World of Post For "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

FotoKem, a leader in digital and film post production, was the facility of choice for providing comprehensive creative and technical services from pre-production through final deliverables on the critically acclaimed Star Wars: The Last Jedi from...

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Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Producers Guild Of America Announces Theatrical Motion Picture And Television Nominations For The 2018 Producers Guild Awards Presented By Cadillac

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today theatrical motion picture and television nominations for the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards presented by Cadillac. This year, the nominees in the category...

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Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Robin Shenfield Of The Mill To Chair The 2018 AICP Show  

 Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP announced today that Robin Shenfield, Co-Founder and CEO of The Mill, will serve as Chairperson of the 2018 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial. The AICP Show is one of the tent-pole events of AICP Week, which also includes the...

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Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

In Columbia Pictures’ Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the game has changed as four teenagers are sucked into the world of Jumanji. Director Jake Kasdan has introduced many clever twists to the action-adventure, and that created plenty of opportunities for the film’s sound crew to get...

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