|Roger Ebert Honored Posthumously with Lifetime Achievement Award|
Journalism prize to be presented tomorrow by the University of Illinois; Ebertfest kicking off April 23 with screening of documentary "Life Itself"
The University of Illinois honored Roger Ebert posthumously Tuesday night with the prestigious Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism. Ebert's wife, Chaz, accepted the award, presented at the University Club in Chicago, following a dinner and reception.
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|SMPTE Awards 'Fellow' Status to 14 Exemplary Members of Motion Picture, TV, and Related Industries|
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has awarded the Fellow grade of SMPTE membership to 14 industry leaders. Fellow status is conferred upon individuals who have, by proficiency and contributions, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in the motion picture, television, or related industries.
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|LOOK Effects Hires David Embley|
Embley to Serve as Director of Finance
LOOK Effects has hired financial management consultant David Embley as their new Director of Finance. With over 15 years experience, David brings extensive accounting knowledge and expertise to his new appointment. He is based in LOOK’s Los Angeles headquarters and began his new position at the end of July.
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|RPA Promotes Jason Sperling to Executive Creative Director|
RPA, a leading advertising agency headquartered in Los Angeles, announces the promotion of Jason Sperling, previously SVP, Group Creative Director, to the position of SVP, Executive Creative Director, reporting to Joe Baratelli, EVP, Chief Creative Officer.
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|ALMA MATER: New Visual Studio Launches|
Founded By Imaginary Forces Alumni, Studio Opens With CG Launch Spot For BAUER RE-AKT
ALMA MATER, a boutique visual studio specializing in design, live-action and animation, has launched in Los Angeles. Founded by Imaginary Forces alumni Brian Mah, Kathy Kelehan, and James Anderson, the principal trio conceived ALMA MATER as a place to pursue selective creative opportunities across all media disciplines and platforms, in a fun and collaborative environment.
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|USC School Of Cinematic Arts Partners With Crystal Cruises To Teach Movie-Making|
In an industry first, Crystal Cruises has teamed up with the esteemed University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts – alma mater of Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis, and George Lucas, among many other film and media-makers – to present "Digital Filmmaking: The iPad iMovie Video Course" through the line's exclusive Creative Learning Institute. Launching this week aboard Crystal Symphony, the five-hour, complimentary course teaches professional filmmaking tools and techniques to create one's own films, from pre-production to final cut. Led by USC film professors, alumni and other film industry experts specially trained by curriculum creators Kerry Millerick and Dina Sterr, the course utilizes the iMovie app for iPad, but teaches basics that can be applied to any digital format.
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|AJA Solutions Serve Pupils and Pros at Ravensbourne|
AJA KONA and Mini-Converters integrated into state-of-the-art broadcast facility, post-production suites, 3D lab and enterprise/innovation center
Solutions from AJA Video Systems are helping to educate the next generation of media professionals and serving its newest media entrepreneurs. The company, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, announced that its KONA cards and Mini-Converters are a key part of the infrastructure of the broadcast facility, post-production suites, 3D lab and startup incubator facility at London's Ravensbourne.
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|IK Multimedia GrooveMaker® iPhone app Scores Upcoming Fox TV Reality Show|
Emmy® Winning Composer - Russ Landau uses IK’s iPhone app to write music for US national TV show on an airplane
IK Multimedia is proud to announce that Emmy® winning film and television composer, Russ Landau, has been using IK Multimedia’s GrooveMaker app for iPhone/iPod Touch to score a US national Fox network TV show called “Seducing Cindy” currently in production for January broadcast.
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|Holophone Donates H3-D Microphone To Recording Workshop|
Company Founder Gives Back to Alma Mater
Students at the Recording Workshop were surprised by fellow alum and Holophone Founder and President, Michael Godfrey, when he donated one of Holophone’s® H3-D Surround Microphones to the school.
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