Friday, Jun. 12, 2020
Academy Announces Next Phase of Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

Today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the next phase of its equity and inclusion initiative, Academy Aperture 2025.  This phased initiative will further the Academy’s ongoing efforts to...

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Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
The American Film Institute Announces AFI Docs 2020 Forum

AFI DOCS — the American Film Institute's five-day documentary film festival, supported by Presenting Sponsor AT&T — has announced its 2020 Forum. Open to all AFI DOCS passholders and festival filmmakers, the five-day Forum will take place June 17-21, with live sessions streaming online....

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Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
Oya Media Group Celebrates 2 Canadian Screen Award Wins

OYA Media Group's Mr. Jane and Finch documentary, which was directed, co-produced and co-written by Ngardy Conteh George and co-produced and co-written by Alison Duke, won two 2020 Canadian Screen Awards: the 'Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary and Best Writing...

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Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
Axle ai Launches Remote Work Solution For Avid Media Composer

axle ai, an industry-leading developer of software that makes video searchable, has announced a new Pro option for its axle ai 2020 software that supports Avid’s Media Composer professional editing software. With the new axle ai 2020 Pro module, Avid editors now have the powerful new capability...

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Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Stephen Lighthill Elected to Lead American Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Board of Governors has elected a new slate of officers, elevating Stephen Lighthill to president of the organization. The Board also voted in Vice Presidents Amy Vincent, Bill Bennett, and John Simmons; Treasurer Levie...

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Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Maxon Announces 2020 Virtual Events Calendar

Maxon, the developers of professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software solutions is pleased to announce its trade shows, road shows and special events for the remainder of 2020 will be free virtual events hosted on ...

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Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Animal Inc. Releases A Series of Shorts Starring Pets at Home During the Pandemic

When social-distancing began in mid-March, actors, musicians and athletes quickly hopped online to entertain and advise from their living rooms. These face to face interactions helped ease our feelings of social isolation.  But lockdown wasn’t only affecting us – it was also a big adjustment for...

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Monday, Jun. 8, 2020
SMPTE Hollywood Section Launches “Ask a Hollywood Expert”

SMPTE Hollywood has launched a new webinar series aimed at young people interested in behind-the-scenes careers in the entertainment industry. Titled Ask a Hollywood Expert, the series features successful, young professionals, across a range of technical disciplines including post...

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Monday, Jun. 8, 2020
Film Festival Shortlist Announced

The US International Film & Video Festival 2020 Best of Festival nominees in Corporate, Documentary and Entertainment feature several previous winners. These include FreeMotion Group in Moscow, Terra Mater Factual Studios in Vienna, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Tokyo, and Seed Audio...

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Friday, Jun. 5, 2020
How To Set Up a Simple, Cost-Effective Remote Video Workflow

axle ai has partnered with fellow industry leaders Cloudian and FileCatalyst to present a joint webinar on remote workflows for the media industry, a topic that has seen unprecedented interest since the advent of COVID-19.  The webinar was presented by Chris Bailey, CEO of FileCatalyst; David...

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Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020
AMP Elects Georg Bissen National President; Announces Date for 2020 Virtual AMP Awards Premiere

Georg Bissen, Owner, Composer and Sr. Producer at  MetaTechnik in New York and president of the AMP East Board, has been elected the new National President of the Association of Music Producers at the AMP National Meeting, held via Zoom conference last night. He succeeds Elad Marish, Senior...

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Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020
Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the CAS Student Recognition Award.  First presented at the 51st CAS Awards, this honor comes with a $5,000 cash award and is intended to encourage student interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize...

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Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020
Prime Focus Technologies and Whip Media Group Announce Strategic Partnership

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus and Whip Media Group today announced a Strategic Supply Chain Partnership Program. The partnership will provide media companies better transparency into their content workflows...

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Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020
EditShare Announces General Availability of EFS 2020

EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, announced today the general availability of EFS 2020, powering faster EditShare storage nodes and networks on...

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Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2020
Serviceplan Russia Develops OPPO Campaign: A Creative Launch During The Pandemic

Serviceplan Russia announces inaugural campaign for OPPO since winning the business in December 2019. 

The OPPO Reno3 Series launch campaign is comprised of three ‘mockumentary’ videos starring Russian opinion leaders: Alex Mazurov (photographer), Evgeny Ches (graffiti artist), and Oleg...

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Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020
RSP Education Helps Aspiring Artists Pave a Path To Long-Term Success

Rising Sun Pictures Education has earned a stellar reputation among aspiring visual effects artists both because it offers a unique opportunity to train in a working studio environment, and for the success its graduates enjoy in launching their careers. Many young artists who have completed its...

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Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020
SMPTE Releases Revisions to IMF Standards Documents

SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, has introduced a series of revisions to the SMPTE Interoperable Master Format (IMF) standards documents (SMPTE ST 2067) to ensure compliant implementation, bring additional features to the IMF system, address...

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Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020
Tlalnewood’s Estudios GGM To Open Three New Soundstages

Estudios GGM, Mexico’s largest independent production facility, is unveiling three new soundstages as it prepares to resume production activity in June. Ranging from 10,000 to 13,000 square feet, the new stages will be the studio’s largest and give it a total of nine shooting spaces....

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Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020
Ntropic Innovates Remote Video Production Pipeline For Launch of the Groundbreaking Matterport for iPhone

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been universal - affecting families, individuals, cities, towns and businesses in countless ways. For the marketing and advertising industries, this has meant an almost complete shutdown. But while traditional productions seemed impossible because of...

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Monday, Jun. 1, 2020
The Location Managers Guild International Announces 2020 Board of Directors and Executive Officers

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) is proud to announce its Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term.

Newly elected members of the Board are Dan Connolly (UK), Jen Farris (GA) and Eric Klein (NY).   They will serve the Guild alongside returning Board members elected to new...

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