Monday, February 19, 2018

SPW Releases

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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Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Nominations Announced For Art Directors Guild 22nd Annual Excellence In Production Design Awards
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and, for the first...
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Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Hawk-Woods Launches Mini V-Lok Battery

Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces that Mini V-Lok, its new, ultra-small and lightweight V-Lok battery, is now available in the United States through Manios Digital & Film.

Mini V-Lok was developed as an alternative to standard, travel-size...

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Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Billy Montross Is Newest Cutters Editor To Be Promoted From Within

Cutters Studios (http://www.cuttersstudios.com) is very proud to announce the promotion of Billy Montross to editor. The announcement was made by managing director/partner Craig Duncan and managing editor Grant Güstafson.

"Billy is a rare talent...

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Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Nominees Announced For The 68th Annual ACE Eddie Awards Recognizing The Best Editing Of The Year In Film, Television And Documentaries

American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced nominations for the 68th Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, January 26, 2018 in the...

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Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
Television Academy Announces Newly Elected Governors For 2018-2019 Term

The Television Academy today announced the newly elected members to the Board of Governors who will serve their two-year terms beginning on January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019.

Governors elected to serve a first-ever two-year term are: Lesley Aletter, Brenda Brkusic, Jeff Calderon, Rich...

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Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
Dallas And North Texas Film Festivals’ Directors and Programmers Announce Their Choices For 2017’s Top Ten Films

The heads of prominent Dallas and North Texas Film Festivals announced their selections for the Top Ten Films of 2017 during WFAA’s Midday at 8 news broadcast today with Edgar Wright’s BABY DRIVER, Jordan Peele’s GET OUT, and Guillermo del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER taking the top three spots...

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Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017
DWA Presents Ultimate Events, January Edition

In this topsy-turvy world, deciding when and where to invest one's time and energy is of critical importance. Especially for creatives and other entrepreneurs where the need to be strategic and innovative is constant, conferences, festivals and other thoughtful gatherings of respected peers...

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Friday, Dec. 22, 2017
Utöka’s Team Designs a Holiday Gift Inspired by the Creative Agency’s New Branding

This holiday season Utoka’s team of artists collaborated on the concept and production of a practical gift inspired by the young creative agency’s clean, stylized branding – but with a thoughtfully designed, disruptive presentation that breaks through the clutter.

Taking their inspiration...

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Friday, Dec. 22, 2017
Honor Society's Cary & Jon Land Hertz on Santa's Nice List

Bi-coastal production company Honor Society directing duo Cary & Jon solve holiday travel woes for the season’s man of the hour--Santa--in a new spot for Hertz, out of Clean Up On Aisle 7, New York, NY.

The spot proves that like...

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Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
MTI Film Applies Novel Color Grading Approach To National Geographic Documentary Series "The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman"

MTI Film recently provided final post-production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series on National Geographic. The facility handled editorial conforming and color grading for the series in which the veteran actor travels the globe “in search of...

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Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
Holmes Millet/HM Productions delights clients and friends with Texas-style holiday magic

HM Productions, the video arm of Dallas-based creative agency Holmes Millet, is known for producing award-winning videos for clients. Each year, the agency delights in producing a bit of holiday magic to share with others - generally creative short stories that spread the season’s greetings and...

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Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017
A Chat With Director Charlie Todd: The Architect of “Surprise and Delight” and Positive Pranks

Charlie Todd wears a lot of hats: he’s a weekly fixture performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade, part of Big Block‘s director roster, and founder of Improv Everywhere, which creates “positive pranks,” designed to surprise and...

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Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
Ad Agency Creatives & Producers Celebrate The Holidays At An Intimate Yacht Luncheon

A dynamic group of ad agency creatives and producers joined together to celebrate the holidays last week at an intimate luncheon, hosted by Durable Goods, Eleven, Pixel Power Post, Contagious LA and Smith & Western Sound. The luncheon included a picturesque cruise around Marina Del Rey on a...

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Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
Audio Post-Production Studio Eleven Welcomes Chef Gary W. Sims

Audio post-production studio Eleven has welcomed Chef Gary W. Sims to their boutique family, a wondrous culinary talent that showcases his mastery of craft visually and tastefully with every creation.

“Gary is bringing his high-level food game everyday, and we love him for it,” shares...

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Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
Creative Production Company Committee LA Teams With The Hartford To Promote U.S. Paralympics Team

Reflecting their commitment to creating effective ads for the new media landscape, Committee LA, the creative production house led by Directors Frank Samuel, Jeff Reed and Executive Producer Lauren Bayer, teamed with insurance giant The Hartford to...

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Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
Betty White To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Annual ICG Publicists Awards

Betty White, legendary actress and producer, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600...

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Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
HOBO Partners With Gigantic Studios On Audio Mix For New Netflix Doc “Voyeur”

Netflix’s latest documentary triumph, “Voyeur” – the story of a motel owner with an elaborate means of spying on his unsuspecting visitors — benefits from a striking audio post production effort courtesy of another collaboration between ...

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Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
The One Show Adds Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical As a Separate Discipline

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced the addition of Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical as a separate and distinct discipline for The One Show 2018 (...

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