Friday, May 25, 2018

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Friday, May. 25, 2018
DigitalFilm Tree Adds Colorist Dan Judy

DigitalFilm Tree, an award-winning post production and software development company, is pleased to announce that Dan Judy has come on board as a Senior Colorist. He has already begun working on the hit show “Roseanne” as well as the CW’s “The 100” and Fox’s “Last Man on Earth.”  

Prior to...

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Thursday, May. 24, 2018
Hawk-Woods Reel Power Launches Mini V-Lok Battery Plate For Sony FS5

Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, has introduced a new camera mount plate that permits its best-selling Mini V-Lok batteries to be employed as onboard power sources with Sony’s lightweight PXW-FS5 XDCAM Super 35 camera system. Mini V-Lok batteries allow the FS5 to be...

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Thursday, May. 24, 2018
Sony Pictures Restores Holocaust Tale “None Shall Escape”

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) recently completed a 4K restoration of None Shall Escape, the 1943 Columbia Pictures drama widely credited as the first film to address the subject of the Nazi Holocaust. The newly-restored film recently had its world premiere at the TCM Classic Film...

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Wednesday, May. 23, 2018
Cannes Lions Launches The Work

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the launch of The Work, a new digital resource aimed at providing the global creative communications industry with the intelligence they...

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Wednesday, May. 23, 2018
14 Productions on FilmFest Shortlist

Fourteen productions are nominees for Best of Festival in the 2018 US International Film & Video Festival. Nominees were chosen in three categories: Corporate, Entertainment and Documentary.  Winners will be announced June 5.

Nominees in Corporate are:

  • Shell International
  • ...
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Monday, May. 21, 2018
Air Paris And Miniac Films Reveal “The Encounter” For Longchamp Featuring Kendall Jenner

A story steeped in legacy meets the culture of now in the striking new brand film featuring Kendall Jenner and celebrating freedom in Paris at the heart of French luxury brand Longchamp. “The Encounter/La Rencontre” was produced by Miniac Films and...

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Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Lucky Post's Logan Hefflefinger Edits Toyota's Online Campaign for An Off-Road Playground Via Saatchi & Saatchi

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is truly the truck of “play.” To celebrate, Toyota is launching an online campaign in an off-road playground. The new adventure campaign features adventure seeking personalities like legendary off-road racer Ivan Stewart and Motorcross racer Andy Bell in scenarios that...

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Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Eli Green Directs Campaign Touting Luxury-For-Less Air Travel with JetSuiteX

A Common Thread’s Eli Green has directed a new campaign for boutique airline JetSuiteX that has accomplished the seemingly impossible task of making flying fun. Conceived by Sacramento agency MeringCarson, the spots tout the benefits of JetSuiteX, which offers a private jet experience at low...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
Derby’s Ryan Balas Delves into the Spiritual Side of Food in “Korean Buddhist Cooking”

Ancient culinary secrets blend with Zen wisdom in an intriguing new food series directed by Ryan Balas for Tricycle Magazine. Korean Buddhist Cooking, currently featured on the Tricycle website, consists of 12 short films featuring culinary expert Shin Kim, who shares recipes and...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
The Academy Announces Major Collections Gift From George Stevens, Jr.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a donation to the Margaret Herrick Library and the Academy Film Archive from George Stevens, Jr., the award-winning filmmaker and founder of the American Film Institute.  The acquisition of papers and films documenting his...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
Cannes Lions announce 2018 Jury Members

Cannes Lions, the International Festival of Creativity, has today announced the 413 jury members chosen to award and celebrate the best creative work from around the world.

This year’s juries are composed of individuals from 50 countries, including for the first time representatives from...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Will Files Joins Sony Pictures Post Production Services

Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Will Files has joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. Files, who spent a decade at Skywalker Sound, brings credits on more than 80 feature films, including Passengers, Deadpool, Star Wars: The Force...

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Monday, May. 21, 2018
LumaForge Names Krysta Masciale Chief Marketing Officer

LumaForge announced today that Krysta Masciale will join the company as chief marketing officer. Masciale will bring LumaForge's next chapter to life by driving the brand’s internal culture and pairing it with the customer experience. She will lead consumer brand strategy, market positioning,...

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Tuesday, May. 15, 2018
Behind The Scenes Shot From “Hacksaw Ridge” Wins SHOOT BTS Photo Contest Winter 2017-18 Edition; Runner-up Shot Captures Director TK McKamy Filming Granger Smith Music Video

The Editors & Publishers of SHOOT Magazine and SHOOTonline.com, the leading publication and website for professional motion picture production & postproduction for...

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Friday, May. 18, 2018
KDX/Dimenco to Introduce Simulated Reality (SR) at Display Week 2018

Dimenco, an international pioneer in display technologies and fully owned subsidiary of KDX, will present its concept for a first-of-its kind Simulated Reality (SR) display system at the Society for Information Display’s Display Week, May 20 – 25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The...

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Friday, May. 18, 2018
Performance Arts and 3D/360VR Technology Join Forces to Give Viewers a Truly Immersive Experience in “The Cabiri: Anubis” Film

Both Virtual Reality (VR) 360 and 3D have the power to engage audiences in the action and emotion of a film narrative or performance, but combine the two together and you can create a compelling and highly immersive experience that brings the audience directly into the “reality” of the scenes. ...

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Thursday, May. 17, 2018
Nice Shoes Creative Director Matt Greenwood’s Animated Character Exploration “Final_Final” Debuts at Pictoplasma Berlin

When presented with a ‘drawing-a-day’ challenge by fellow animators, designers, and illustrators, Matt Greenwood decided to take it a step further, deciding to produce one evolving animation per...

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Thursday, May. 17, 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018 Art Gallery "Origins" To Reflect Diversity & Culture

SIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading showcase of digital art created using computer graphics and interactive techniques, will present a special Art Gallery, entitled “Origins,” and historic Art Papers in Vancouver, B.C. The 45th...

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