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Technicolor PostWorks creates colour for Café Society
Technicolor PostWorks creates colour for Café SocietyBaselight helps director Woody Allen and cinematographer Vittorio Storaro cross the bridge between film and digital for dailies and finishing
August 2016: Technicolor PostWorks New York completed the finishing on Café Society, Woody Allen’s first digital motion picture as a director, which was captured by legendary cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. The film opened the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and was released in the United States last month.
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Director Paul Riccio Signs with The Traveling Picture Show Company
Emmy and festival winner brings docu / comedy specialties to TPSC’s directorial roster
The Traveling Picture Show Company announces the addition of Paul Riccio for exclusive representation.
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Award-winning Director Matt Ogens Joins Bullitt
Award-winning Director Matt Ogens Joins BullittBullitt is excited to welcome director Matt Ogens to its director roster. Ogens is an award-winning filmmaker and commercial director, known for an evocative visual aesthetic where image and narrative are intertwined.
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Park Pictures Signs Director Laurent Chanez
Park Pictures Signs Director Laurent ChanezBicoastal production company Park Pictures has signed French director Laurent Chanez for U.S. and U.K. representation. All of Chanez’ emotionally-charged work – from stirring montages to adrenaline-pumping auto work to striking beauty spots – combines authenticity with artful composition. He has helmed spots for such top brands as Benetton, Nike, Lexus, L’Oréal, Hyundai, Sky TV, Pepsi and Peugeot, among numerous others. His widely heralded “Unhate” for Benetton was featured at the 2013 TED Conference and his spot for French fragrance “Flower by Kenzo” earned an Epica Award. Beyond commercials, Chanez has directed longer form content, including the short film “Forme,” which was an official selection at the Buenos Aires Film Festival and the Plantin-Paris Film Festival.
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Ben Davies, Formerly of Droga5 and BBH, Joins Furlined
Ben Davies, Formerly of Droga5 and BBH, Joins FurlinedBen Davies brings his talents to Furlined, after nearly two decades of outstanding work at top creative agencies, Droga5 New York and BBH London.
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Avid Customers Shine at Cannes International Film Festival
Avid Customers Shine at Cannes International Film FestivalPalme d’Or winner and nominees rely on Avid Artist Suite to produce compelling stories
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) congratulates its international customers in competition at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival, including the winner of the Palme d’Or. Films from acclaimed directors including Ken Loach and Pedro Almodovar relied on the Avid Artist Suite, powered by the Avid MediaCentral™ Platform, for the creation of compelling visuals and pristine sound as well as efficient media management.
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Backyard Adds Director Sorrel Brae
Backyard Adds Director Sorrel BraeBicoastal production company Backyard has signed award-winning director Sorrel Brae for U.S. commercial representation. Known for drawing authentic, emotional performances out of actors and combining them with striking visuals, Sorrel brings his broad creative background, unique perspective and dedication to capturing moments of truth to the commercial production company.
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Acclaimed Director Keif Davidson signs with Park Pictures
Acclaimed Director Keif Davidson signs with Park PicturesBicoastal production company Park Pictures has signed Oscar-nominated documentary and commercial director Kief Davidson for exclusive International representation. Nominated for an Oscar for his documentary Open Heart, Davidson has earned acclaim for striking work for global brands such as GE, Toyota, Absolut and Facebook. In collaboration with the Lego Company, Davidson directed the tremendously popular Radius/Weinstein Company feature doc A Lego Brickumentary in 2015.
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Washington Square Films Signs Acclaimed Director Alison Klayman
Washington Square Films Signs Acclaimed Director Alison KlaymanNew York-based Washington Square Films has signed New York Times Director to Watch Alison Klayman for her first commercial representation. Named on a NYT list of rising international filmmaking talents under 40, Klayman’s debut feature documentary, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, was shortlisted for an Academy Award, nominated for two Emmys, won a Sundance Special Jury Prize and earned a Director's Guild of America nomination. In commercials, Alison has directed noteworthy branded work for lululemon and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, among others.
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Park Pictures Director Vincent Haycock and Florence Welch Premiere The Odyssey
Park Pictures Director Vincent Haycock and Florence Welch Premiere The OdysseyShort film created for Florence + the Machine album How Big How Blue How Beautiful Was Directed by Vincent Haycock
On April 21st at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST, the film The Odyssey, directed by Vincent Haycock via Park Pictures for Florence and the Machine, had its worldwide debut. The film, which stars Florence Welch, premiered in full April 20th at a live screening at London’s Dalston’s Rio cinema, followed by a premiere April 24th online at http://florenceandthemachine.net/ and a live Facebook Q&A session. On May 4th, the film has its US theatrical premiere at Village East Cinema in New York City.
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Backyard Adds Director Sorrel Brae
Backyard Adds Director Sorrel BraeBicoastal production company Backyard has signed award-winning director Sorrel Brae for U.S. commercial representation. Known for drawing authentic, emotional performances out of actors and combining them with striking visuals, Sorrel brings his broad creative background, unique perspective and dedication to capturing moments of truth to the commercial production company.
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Sarah Gertrude Shapiro Opens AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women Showcase 2016
Sarah Gertrude Shapiro Opens AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women Showcase 2016Event Presented by Lifetime Introduces 10 New Directors and Their Work
Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, co-creator and executive producer of Lifetime's groundbreaking series UNREAL, delivered candid remarks on the state of women in Hollywood to a packed house of filmmakers and industry executives at the 2016 AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Showcase. Sponsored by Lifetime, the standing-room-only event took place Tuesday, April 12, at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, and served as an introduction to the 10 DWW Class of 2015 graduates and their original work in episodic and short film storytelling.
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Cooke Optics Teases Specifications of Second New Anamorphic/i Zoom Lens at NAB 2016
Cooke Optics Teases Specifications of Second New Anamorphic/i Zoom Lens at NAB 2016Cooke announces 45-405mm Anamorphic/i zoom lens; 35-140mm wide angle Anamorphic/i zoom lens also on display for first time
Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, is pleased to reveal details about its second new front Anamorphic/i zoom lens at NAB 2016. The new 45-405mm zoom lens will be announced, while the new 35-140mm Anamorphic/i wide angle zoom will be available to view for the first time, with deliveries expected to start over the summer. The last of the original 10 prime lens focal lengths, announced two years ago - the 300mm Anamorphic/i lens - will also be on display on Booth C8344, with deliveries starting after the show.
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Art Directors Guild & American Cinematheque Announce 2016 Screening Series
Art Directors Guild & American Cinematheque Announce 2016 Screening SeriesAward-Winning Production Designers Are Focus of Film Series at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres Sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque are co-hosting the annual 2016 Screening Series “Production Design: Looking at Nothing, Seeing Everything” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their creative collaborations. The monthly series will run from April through July, and the screenings will alternate between the American Cinematheque’s Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood) and the Max Palevsky Theatre at the Aero (1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica) with all screenings starting at 5:30 pm. The screening series is sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter.
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AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women Showcase Set for April 12
Sarah Gertrude Shapiro to Deliver Keynote
The American Film Institute will host its annual AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Showcase on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Los Angeles. The event provides an opportunity for the program’s 2015 participants to premiere their work to an invitation-only audience of representatives and working artists from throughout the creative community. The opening keynote will be delivered by the evening’s guest of honor, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (AFI DWW, Class of 2012), the co-creator and executive producer of Lifetime’s critically acclaimed UNREAL, which she developed from her DWW short film SEQUIN RAZE.
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Qube! Helps Platige Image Smash Creative Boundaries in Europe and Abroad
Qube! Helps Platige Image Smash Creative Boundaries in Europe and AbroadPipelineFX's Render Farm Manager Helps Award-Winning Polish Animation Studio Tackle Projects Ranging from AAA Cinematics to Interactive Video Installations
It's created cinematics for AAA games and commercials for Coca-Cola. It's produced viral teasers for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission and visual effects for Lars von Trier's Antichrist. It's won two BAFTAs, and has been nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Palm at Cannes, and a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
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News: Filmlab turns to Baselight for subtle and sophisticated grade on Oscar nominee, Son of Saul
News: Filmlab turns to Baselight for subtle and sophisticated grade on Oscar nominee, Son of SaulHungary’s Magyar Filmlabor posts Son of Saul from 35mm film shoot to DCP
Son of Saul, László Nemes’ Golden Globe winner, got its subtle grading atmosphere from one of the FilmLight Baselight suites at Budapest facility Magyar Filmlabor (Hungarian Filmlab). The harrowing story, also nominated for best foreign language Oscar, is set in the horrors of Auschwitz in 1944. The mood is underlined by a stark and understated look, thanks to being shot on 35mm film.
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SGO Celebrates Tel Aviv's Edit Studios' Award-winning Projects
Baba Joon” named Best Film at the recent “Ofir” Awards, Israeli version of the Oscars
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American Society of Cinematographers Nominates Beasts of No Nation, Macbeth and Son of Saul for Spotlight Award
American Society of Cinematographers Nominates Beasts of No Nation, Macbeth and Son of Saul for Spotlight AwardThe American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has nominated three cinematographers for the 2016 Spotlight Award, which recognizes outstanding cinematography in feature-length projects that are screened at festivals, internationally, or in limited theatrical release. The winner will be announced at the 30th ASC Awards on February 14, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
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Google Partnership with Miami International Film Festival
Google Partnership with Miami International Film FestivalGoogle Initiative on Gender and Race Leads New Highlights at Miami Dade College's 33rd Miami International Film Festival: Festival Also Unveils Dynamic Slate of Women Filmmakers Already Confirmed for Annual Festival, March 4 - 13, 2016
A unique partnership with Google on a new seminar series addressing gender and racial gaps in the film industry, particularly in technical cinematographic roles, is among new highlights unveiled today by Miami Dade College's Miami International Film Festival, as Festival organizers count down to the 33rd edition of the acclaimed annual event March 4 - 13, 2016. The Festival is the only major film festival produced and presented worldwide by a college or university.
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Ridley Scott to be Recognized by American Society of Cinematographers
Ridley Scott to be Recognized by American Society of CinematographersOrganization Will Bestow Board of Governors Award to Esteemed Director-Producer
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will honor the extraordinary achievements of director-producer Ridley Scott in advancing the art and craft of filmmaking by bestowing him with the organization’s annual Board of Governors Award. The presentation will be made during the 30th ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement on February 14, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
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2015 National Film Registry: "Ghostbusters" Gets The Call
“Top Gun,” “L.A. Confidential” and Edison’s “Sneeze” Among Film Additions
Acting Librarian of Congress David Mao announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures to be named to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. These films, which epitomize the diversity and richness of the nation’s cinematic heritage, have been identified as motion pictures that deserve to be preserved because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance.
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AFI Conservatory Alumni Awards Season Update: December 11
AFI Conservatory Alumni Awards Season Update: December 11Alumni Receive Six Golden Globe Nominations Plus PGA and NAACP Image Award Nominations
The American Film Institute is proud to share the most recent awards season accomplishments of AFI Conservatory alumni as of today, December 11.
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AFI Conservatory Awards Season Update
More Alumni Advance in Oscar® Race Plus Four WGA and Three Annie Nominations, and Two Gotham Wins
The American Film Institute is proud to share the most recent accomplishments of AFI Conservatory alumni during the fall awards season.
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Twist Director Matt Pittroff Goes For The Win With Associated Bank & The Green Bay Packers
Twist Director Matt Pittroff Goes For The Win With Associated Bank & The Green Bay PackersTwist Director Matt Pittroff sets a winning tone for Associated Bank’s new commercial. “Practice Leap” features enthusiastic fans receiving a Green Bay player as he leaps into the stands. However, with an empty stadium and pre-recorded cheers, the joyous moment is revealed to be practice in preparation for a real touchdown. Only the best effort is accepted to get ready for game day! Since 1919, Associated Bank has been trusted by the Green Bay Packers. Now fans can get ready for game day with the Green Bay Packer card. Pittroff and Associated Bank reminds the audience there is now more ways to go when you “Go Pack Go!”
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Alkemy X Signs International Director Bernie Roux To Company's Diverse Roster of Talents
Alkemy X Signs International Director Bernie Roux To Company's Diverse Roster of TalentsAlkemy X has welcomed international Director Bernie Roux to the company’s expanding roster of creative talent. Roux won a Bronze Lion earlier this year at the 2015 Cannes Advertising Festival for his breakthrough Samsonite campaign. Alkemy X represents Roux on the east coast and in the Midwest.
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Dneg uses Clarisse on Mockingjay
Dneg uses Clarisse on MockingjayEarlier this month, the Isotropix Team attended Siggraph Asia, where we had the opportunity to have Eric Vezinet, Rendering Supervisor atDouble Negative, among our speaker lineup. In addition to his presentation, Eric took some time to answer our questions and kindly shared with us his experience with Clarisse in production at Double Negative Singapore.
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AFI Conservatory Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations
Nominations Include Best Feature and Best Director
The American Film Institute is proud to announce that the following AFI Conservatory alumni have been nominated for four 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards today: ANOMALISA co-director/producer Duke Johnson (AFI Class of 2006) for Best Feature and Best Director; SPOTLIGHT producer Steve Golin (AFI Class of 1981) for Best Feature; and ADVANTAGEOUS director/writer Jennifer Phang (AFI Class of 1999) for the John Cassavetes Award. Altogether, 17 Conservatory alumni are credited across the feature films nominated for Independent Spirit Awards this year. Winners will be announced February 27, 2016.
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AFI CONSERVATORY DOMINATES BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM OSCAR® SHORTLIST
AFI CONSERVATORY DOMINATES BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM OSCAR® SHORTLISTThe American Film Institute is proud to announce that three films from AFI Conservatory alumni are among the 10 films shortlisted for the Best Live Action Short Film Oscar®. Of the 10 shortlisted titles, the AFI Conservatory is represented more than any other film school, with Conservatory thesis film DAY ONE, written and directed by Henry Hughes (AFI Class of 2014); CONTRAPELO (AGAINST THE GRAIN), directed by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (AFI Class of 2013); and WINTER LIGHT, directed by Julian Higgins (AFI Class of 2010 and 2011 Student Academy Award gold medal winner).
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NEWS: Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Filmmaker-Producer Sir Ridley Scott Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award
NEWS: Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Filmmaker-Producer Sir Ridley Scott Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement AwardToday, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, named multiple award-winning director-producer Sir Ridley Scott as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 14th Annual VES Awards on February 2, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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Washington Square Films Signs Directing Duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks)
Washington Square Films Signs Directing Duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks)New York-based Washington Square Films has signed directing duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks), for their first commercial representation. The duo has already co-directed three music videos with the support of Washington Square Films, including videos for Tanlines (“Palace,” starring Natasha Lyonne, “Orange Is The New Black”) and RAC (“Back of the Car,” starring Sasheer Zamata, “Saturday Night Live”). The duo’s latest music video for Kopecky (“Talk to Me,” starring Michael Ian Black, Wet Hot American Summer) was released earlier this week.
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Twist's Matt Pittroff Extends His Stay With Hilton
Twist's Matt Pittroff Extends His Stay With HiltonTwist Comedy Director, Matt Pittroff, has recently completed two fun spots in collaboration with HZDG for Hilton, promoting the rewards program Hilton HHonors. Twist headed the creative process from start to finish utilizing the unique talents of Producer Alissa Liebert. The commercials for Hilton HHonors reminds viewers that life happens, but the control of convenience and comfort is only a fingertip away.
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Vincent Lin and Matthew D'Amato Relaunch Production Company Valiant Pictures with Full Roster of Emerging and Established Directors
Five years ago, rising director and producer Vincent Lin teamed-up with accomplished producer Matthew D'Amato to launch Valiant Pictures as a means for producing short films and music videos, which later grew to include branded content and commercials. As their success built up over the years, the pair began exploring the possibilities of expanding their roster to include other emerging and established directors. Today, Lin and D'Amato are proudly announcing Valiant's official relaunch with a dramatically expanded roster.
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Cinema Slate opens HARD LABOR (Trabalhar Cansa) on October 30 at Cinema Village in New York City.
Cinema Slate opens HARD LABOR (Trabalhar Cansa) on October 30 at Cinema Village in New York City.Cinema Slate is proud to announce the New York theatrical release of HARD LABOR (Trabalhar Cansa), the acclaimed feature film debut by Brazilian co-directors Marco Dutra (When I Was Alive) and Juliana Rojas (Sinfonia da Necrópole).
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Venice Golden Lion Winner “From Afar” Finished by Terminal Using Davinci Resolve
Venice Golden Lion Winner “From Afar” Finished by Terminal Using Davinci ResolveLorenzo Vigas’ “From Afar” (“Desde allá”) was the first Venezuelan production to be selected for the Venice Film Festival’s official competition, and last weekend became the first Latin American film in history to take home the festival’s grand prize, the Golden Lion. The film was finished at Terminal in Mexico City by senior colorist Øyvind Stiauren using Davinci Resolve, with post supervision by Joakim Ziegler.
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NewFest (New York's LGBT Film Festival) Announces Lineup, Runs October 22-27
NewFest (New York's LGBT Film Festival) Announces Lineup, Runs October 22-27The New York Premiere of Peter Greenaway’s “Eisenstein in Guanajuato” Kicks Off Opening Night; U.S. Premiere of “Girls Lost” Set for Closing Night; Todd Haynes’ “Carol” is Festival Centerpiece. The festival is in partnership with Outfest, and presented by HBO
NewFest, in partnership with Outfest, today announced the lineup of their 27th annual celebration of the year’s best LGBT films from around the world. The program of nearly 100 narrative features, documentaries and shorts runs October 22-27 at the newly renovated Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas, and at the recently completed screening room at The LGBT Community Center in New York City. The festival is presented by HBO.
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CINEMATOGRAPHERS GUILD Names Special Awards Recipients
CINEMATOGRAPHERS GUILD Names Special Awards RecipientsThe International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced the recipients of special awards as part of the ICG’s Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA). These awards will be presented during the ECA opening event at the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse in Los Angeles on September 24. The 19th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards ceremony will be held at the Directors Guild of America Theater on September 27.
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KIND Editor Anthony Marinelli Cuts Irreverant & Playful PESCATARIAN” CAMPAIGN FOR LEGAL SEA FOODS & DEVITO VERDI
KIND Editor Anthony Marinelli Cuts Irreverant & Playful PESCATARIAN” CAMPAIGN FOR LEGAL SEA FOODS & DEVITO VERDIAd agency DeVito/Verdi and its client Legal Sea Foods want you to go “Pescatarian.” They turned to the talents of KIND Editor Anthony Marinelli for their lighthearted, new campaign extolling the virtues of seafood.
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PR: Biscuit Filmworks Signs Director Ayse Altinok
PR: Biscuit Filmworks Signs Director Ayse AltinokBiscuit Filmworks today announced the addition of Ayse Altinok to its directorial roster. Ayse is a Turkish-born director whose short films and commercials have been recognized with honors from the Cannes Film Festival, Clios, AICP and others. She joins Biscuit FIlmworks from Weiden + Kennedy, Portland where she worked as an art director and also directed projects for Nike.
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Deluxe to Offer Virtual Reality Services
Deluxe to Offer Virtual Reality ServicesFirst Project, “Neuro” for GE, Created in Partnership with Kite & Lightning Revealed atu E3 2015
Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (Deluxe), the world's leading digital services company, today announced a new slate of technology and services to develop content for immersive entertainment and virtual reality experiences. Coinciding with this announcement, Deluxe has recently completed work on "Neuro," developed with creative VR studio Kite & Lightning for GE, debuting today at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Rascal Films Welcomes Cannes Award Winning Director Jonathan Pearson to Roster
Rascal Films Welcomes Cannes Award Winning Director Jonathan Pearson to RosterRascal Films is excited to announce the signing of award-winning director Jonathan Pearson for exclusive North American representation. This year, Pearson has been overwhelmingly decorated for his work for The Pilion Trust campaign “F**k The Poor” garnering multiple awards at Cannes, Clios, D&AD, the One Show, BTAA and Creative Circle.
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Fueld Films Unveils Award-Winning, Multitalented Director Roster; Extends Creative Reach With Talent And Second Office
Fueld Films Unveils Award-Winning, Multitalented Director Roster; Extends Creative Reach With Talent And Second OfficeCompany’s unique model sources exceptional directors, editors, vetted crew, and post talent to support execution of each project
Austin-based Fueld Films, known for producing national caliber commercials in regional markets, has boldly expanded its creative resources with a dedicated roster of directing talent from strategic markets throughout North America. The development of the Fueld roster is an evolution of the company’s unique model, whereby the company’s crack producing team sources exceptional directors, editors, vetted crew, and post talent to support the execution of each project at the highest level.
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Pogo Pictures Signs Director Sean Mullens
Pogo Pictures has welcomed Director Sean Mullens to the company’s talent roster. Mullens brings to the company a keen comedic sensibility and a seasoned collaborative spirit. He joins a Directorial roster, which includes company owner Steve Colby and Ryan Smith. Pogo Pictures represents Mullens on the east coast and in Texas.
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Latest ARRI Press Release: ARRI at Cannes 2015
Latest ARRI Press Release: ARRI at Cannes 2015A wonderfully successful festival again for ARRI in Cannes, with almost 60% of feature films from all selections being shot with ARRI equipment and more than 40% captured with the ARRI ALEXA and ARRI cine lenses. Overall, more than half of the festival’s films that were shot digitally used ALEXA as their main camera, showing that ARRI remains the pre-eminent technology leader, setting a gold standard for the rest of the industry.
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Kaboom Productions Proudly Welcomes Director Carolyn Corben For US Representation
Kaboom Productions Proudly Welcomes Director Carolyn Corben For US Representationcorben’s work is beautiful and distinctive, often punctuated with choreographed action, striking fashion, and joyful visual narratives
kaboom productions is thrilled to announce the signing of director carolyn corben for exclusive US representation. corben’s work is beautiful and distinctive, often punctuated with choreographed action, striking fashion, and joyful visual narratives. Her creativity is evident in commercials for brand names such as Gordon’s Gin, Honda, Skittles, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Swatch, and Head & Shoulders. She has also directed lush and original music videos for noted artists including Sir Elton John, George Michael, The Scissor Sisters, Shirley Bassey, and Siouxsie Sioux. View a selection of projects here: http://kaboomproductions.com/directors/carolyn-corben/
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Avid Everywhere(TM) Powers Cannes Film Festival
World Renowned Event Relies on Avid Workflow Solutions to Broadcast Global Coverage
Avid(R) (Nasdaq:AVID) has announced today that its solutions will be used to power the post-production of this year's Cannes Film Festival.
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Congratulations to Cannes Films Completed with Blackmagic Design¹s DaVinci Resolve
More than 20 films graded with DaVinci Resolve, others shot using Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design would like to congratulate the films at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival that were shot on Blackmagic Design digital film cameras and finished using DaVinci Resolve.
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Éclair Group selected FirePost to finish and color grade 3 features presented at the Festival de Cannes
Éclair Group selected FirePost to finish and color grade 3 features presented at the Festival de CannesFirefly Cinema congratulates Éclair Group and their colorist for their work on Standing Tall, the opening film of the 68th Festival de Cannes
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Christie is Cannes Film Festival Tech Partner for 9th Year
Christie to power more digital cinema screenings than ever before and first 4K film on the beach
Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, has signed a new agreement to be technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival for a further three years. This means that for the ninth year running, the famous showcase, held May 13-24, will use Christie's solutions for all its movie screenings. The enduring relationship offers a fascinating insight behind the iconic red-carpet event and – beyond – to how the industry of cinema is evolving.
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Sonic Union Expands Business Development and Post Production Team
Sonic Union Expands Business Development and Post Production TeamAudio post shop bolsters their team with the addition of Laura Bermudez and Randee Bowman
NY-based audio post production shop Sonic Union has expanded their business development and post production team, bringing on board industry veterans Randee Bowman and Laura Bermudez. Bowman will lead all Sonic Union business development initiatives, with Bermudez in a new role as producer, promoter, and connector.
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Offerings and Talents of Chicago's Another Country Expand with Addition of Mixer Peter Erazmus
Executive producer Tim Konn and his colleagues at the award-winning sound design studio Another Country are very proud to announce the addition of well-known sound designer, mixer and audio engineer Peter Erazmus to their staff. Erazmus joins the company's roster of A-list mixers John Binder, David Gerbosi, Drew Weir and Erik Widmark immediately, as a key part of the studio's growth plans focused on opening its fifth sound room later this summer.
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ModOp Films Signs Award-Winning Director Juergen Bollmeyer For Exclusive North American Representation
ModOp Films Signs Award-Winning Director Juergen Bollmeyer For Exclusive North American RepresentationModOp Films announced today that it has signed 2014 Cannes Lion-winning director Juergen Bollmeyer. At ModOp Films, Juergen joins a roster that includes Paul Goldman, Scott Toepfer, Mat Humphrey, Steve Antin, Dana Christiaansen, KRONCK and Ram Baruch. The company also welcomes newly appointed West Coast Rep Marla Mossberg.
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Artemple-Hollywood Expands its In-House Creative Team by Naming Richard Kidd as Creative Director/Senior VFX Supervisor, and Scott McCullough as Live Action Director & DP
Artemple-Hollywood Expands its In-House Creative Team by Naming Richard Kidd as Creative Director/Senior VFX Supervisor, and Scott McCullough as Live Action Director & DPArtemple-Hollywood, a high-end, full-service visual effects and design studio, has expanded its in-house team with the addition of two seasoned industry veterans to its ranks.
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PEOPLE NEWS: GO Signs Director Chris Nelson
PEOPLE NEWS: GO Signs Director Chris NelsonGO has added director Chris Nelson to their roster for U.S. commercial representation. The award-winning director has fused his background in writing with a natural knack for character-driven comedy to deliver spots for such top brands as ESPN, HBO, Gatorade, Go Daddy, Reebok and Miller. His commercial work has garnered numerous accolades, including a Cannes Lions Grand Prix for the HBO Voyeur project that he co-directed out of BBDO New York. After premiering his first feature Ass Backwards at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and having the comedy Date and Switch released by Lionsgate in 2014, he is currently in development on his third feature project, the Hilary Swank-produced Liv, for Black Label Media.
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ASC Names Spotlight Nominees
ASC Names Spotlight NomineesThe American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has nominated three cinematographers for the Spotlight Award. This award is designed to recognize outstanding cinematography in features and documentaries that are typically screened at film festivals, internationally or in limited theatrical release. The winner will be announced at the 29th Annual ASC Awards on February 15, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
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Fourth annual Sun Valley Film Festival offers up innovative slate of world premiere movies, new programs, thought-provoking panels, and lively parties
Fourth annual Sun Valley Film Festival offers up innovative slate of world premiere movies, new programs, thought-provoking panels, and lively partiesThe Sun Valley Film Festival, recognized by USA Today as one of the “Great Places for a Film Festival,” will roll out the red carpet for filmmakers and movie lovers, March 4th-8th, 2015, to celebrate the art of filmmaking and provide another great reason to visit Hollywood’s original ski Shangri-La.
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Visual Effects Society Names Ridley Scott Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award; to be Presented at VES Awards Feb 4, 2015
Visual Effects Society Names Ridley Scott Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award; to be Presented at VES Awards Feb 4, 2015Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, named multiple award-winning director-producer Ridley Scott as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 13th Annual VES Awards on February 4, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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Emerging Cinematographer Judy Irola Wins Nat Tiffen Award 2014 for Excellence in Cinematography Education
Emerging Cinematographer Judy Irola Wins Nat Tiffen Award 2014 for Excellence in Cinematography EducationPresented by the International Cinematographers Guild, professor and department chair at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts is honored for excellence in cinematography education
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, congratulates Judy Irola, professor and Conrad Hall Chair of Cinematography at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, who is the honored recipient of this year’s Nat Tiffen Award for Excellence in Cinematography Education. The award was presented as a part of the International Cinematographers Guild’s Emerging Cinematographer Awards.
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Director Jeannette Godoy Calls Attention To Down Syndrome Awareness Month In October With New Film: "Free 2 Be Me"
Director Jeannette Godoy Calls Attention To Down Syndrome Awareness Month In October With New Film: "Free 2 Be Me"October marks “National Down Syndrome Awareness Month,” and Director Jeannette Godoy is driving attention to that with her new documentary entitled “Free 2 Be Me.” A heartfelt documentary about a group of dancers, all of whom have Down Syndrome, the film is the triumphant story of family, love and the power of self expression through dance.
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BIG BLOCK LIVE ADDS NEW DIRECTORS AND SALES REPRESENTATION
BIG BLOCK LIVE ADDS NEW DIRECTORS AND SALES REPRESENTATIONPaul Trillo, John Poliquin and B&W Join Big Block Live’s Creative Collective, Newly Represented by Miss Smith, KK Reps and Devine Reps
Big Block Live has expanded its creative collective of directors with the signing of Paul Trillo, John Poliquin and B&W. The new crossover talents join Big Block Live’s existing lineup of live action writer/directors who understand longer format content and who strategically consider distribution and cultural relevance when developing ideas and concepts.
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International Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Recipients
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced the recipients of special awards as part of the ICG’s Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA). The special awards will be presented during the ECA opening event at the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse in Los Angeles on September 26. The 18th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards ceremony will be held at the Directors Guild of America Theater on September 28, where actress Stefanie Powers will be a guest speaker.
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Christie 4K Technology Brings Filmmakers’ Vision into Sharper Focus at the Toronto International Film Festival
Christie 4K Technology Brings Filmmakers’ Vision into Sharper Focus at the Toronto International Film FestivalA Festival Sponsor for 14 Consecutive Years, Christie Helps Filmmakers Share Their Vision with Dazzling Clarity
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, brings the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival®* into sharper focus this year by lighting up an expanded list of venues with Christie 4K-resolution digital cinema projection. With 4K submissions to the festival having doubled from 2013, Christie, the official projection sponsor for 14 consecutive years, will offer 4K screening capability at Roy Thomson Hall, Princess of Wales Theatre, The Elgin Theatre's Visa Screening Room and Ryerson Theatre. All TIFF Bell Lightbox cinemas also feature Christie 4K projection.
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Canadian Corey Large Executive Producer on "The November Man" in Theaters Now and "Revenge of The Green Dragons" Premiering at Tiff
Corey Acts and Produces in BC film "Poker Night" Premiering December 5, 2014
The year 2014 is proving to be busier than ever for Canadian actor/writer/producer Corey Large. As an executive producer, the B.C. native has a handful of blockbusters screening at prestigious film festivals and in theaters worldwide. Earlier this year “It Follows” premiered at Cannes and more recently, “Revenge of the Green Dragons” was accepted into the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. “The November Man” opens this August and, later this year, “Poker Night” debuts in theatres across North America.
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Windmill Lane Upgrades Baselight to Deliver 4K Grading and High Performance Dailies
Busy Dublin Facility Moves to the Latest Filmlight Hardware and Software to Boost Productivity
Windmill Lane, the leading post-production facility in Ireland, has recently overhauled its colour grading department, upgrading its entire FilmLight infrastructure. The facility has replaced its existing FilmLight hardware and now has two Baselight TWO grading systems running on generation 5 hardware, with the latest software release.
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Alberto Belli Goes to Cannes
Alberto Belli Goes to CannesAccomplice Media director selected for Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Director’s Showcase and Shot’s Young Directors Awards.
Last month, Accomplice Media director Alberto Belli made his first trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Belli was one of 18 directors worldwide chosen to take part in Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Directors Showcase. He was selected on the basis of his hilarious viral film It’s Not Porn, It’s HBO, which has attracted nearly 5 million views on YouTube. Belli’s film was also nominated for a Young Directors Award, in a competition sponsored by Shots.
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Troma Catches Mad Cow! "Mad Cow" the Movie to be Released by Troma Entertainment
Troma Catches Mad Cow! "Mad Cow" the Movie to be Released by Troma EntertainmentThe Cow-ntdown is on! Troma Entertainment is proud to announce that it will be releasing "Mad Cow" (the film) worldwide.
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Congratulations to Cannes Films Colored on DaVinci Resolve
Congratulations to Cannes Films Colored on DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design would like to congratulate the films “Foxcatcher” and “Lost River” on their inclusion in the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival. Blackmagic Design is proud to announce that color correction for these films was done on DaVinci Resolve.
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Engine Virtual Film Company Launches; Innovative Fuel Drinkers Ignite Digital Future
Engine Virtual Film Company Launches; Innovative Fuel Drinkers Ignite Digital FutureEngine Virtual Film Company, a brand-new, creative content and production company, has been launched by Creative Director/Partner Gary Nueman. Having worked with some of the brightest and most ground-breaking creative agencies in the world, including Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, Nueman has hand-selected his company’s new Directorial roster which includes the talents of Nueman himself, as well as Noah Harald, David Mahmoudieh, Scott McCullough, Kevin McVey, and Andrew Rydzewski.
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Cinedigm Acquires N.A. Digital Rights To Double Dutch' Family Feature Film 'The Stream'
Rainn Wilson, Christopher Gorham, Kelly Rutherford and Mario Lopez Star
Cinedigm has acquired North American distribution rights to Double Dutch' family film "THE STREAM," it was announced today by Cinedigm C.E.O. Chris McGurk and Double Dutch President Jason Moring. Cinedigm will release "THE STREAM" on DVD, digital and VOD platforms on August 26, 2014. In separate deals, Double Dutch sold the film to VM in Australia and MediAsia for pan Asian TV.
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New Horror Film “Kill Game” Screening at Cannes Shot on Blackmagic Cinema Camera
New Horror Film “Kill Game” Screening at Cannes Shot on Blackmagic Cinema CameraBlackmagic Design today announced that "Kill Game," a new suspense thriller/horror film produced by Marty Murray of Full Throttle Pictures and distributed by Vantage Media International (VMI), and being screened at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, was shot entirely on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera EF and graded and edited using DaVinci Resolve.
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Cannes'14 River Phoenix's Last Film To Be Released
Cannes'14 River Phoenix's Last Film To Be ReleasedCinemavault has announced it has sold North American rights to Lionsgate for "DARK BLOOD." This unique film saw production halted in 1993 following the death of its star River Phoenix ("STAND BY ME").
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Christie’s 4K Digital Cinema Technologies Light Up Screens At Toronto International Film Festival
Christie’s 4K Digital Cinema Technologies Light Up Screens At Toronto International Film FestivalChristie Helps Filmmakers Share Their Visions With Brightest Images as Festival’s Digital Projection Partner for 14th Consecutive Year
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, is proud to once again be the official projection partner to the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival® in September. A Festival sponsor for 14 consecutive years, Christie has played an integral role in ushering in the digital age at this renowned showcase for local and international talents. Today, with the help of this partnership, more than 99 percent of all Festival entries are screened digitally, with an increasing number in 4K, sharpening the shared experience between filmmaker and audience.
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The Graphic Film Company Sinks its Teeth Into iPi Soft Motion Capture Technology For "Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D"
The Graphic Film Company Sinks its Teeth Into iPi Soft Motion Capture Technology For "Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D"Screening May 16 At Cannes Film Festival, 3D Animated Horror Classic Reboot Benefits From Markerless Mocap Workflow With Unprecedented Flexibility and Productivity,
With a seemingly unquenchable appetite for zombie movies, movie-goers will get their fill in 2014 with "Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D," a 3D animated reboot of the original 1968 horror classic. The film features visual effects from The Graphic Film Company, Los Angeles, which relied on the iPi Soft iPi Motion Capture markerless motion capture software solution. The software’s ability to easily create massive amounts of zombie action and seamlessly integrate it with the studio’s complex workflow, provided the filmmakers limitless creative freedom.
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Cannes: IndustryWorks Pictures Takes International Rights to 'The Birder'
Cannes: IndustryWorks Pictures Takes International Rights to 'The Birder'The Canadian Sales Agent will Start Shopping Theodore Bezaire’s Revenge Comedy Feature Film on The Croisette.
Vancouver/Cannes - Canadian distributor IndustryWorks has acquired the international rights to Theodore Bezaire's Sophomore Indie Comedy "THE BIRDER." This funny feature film is starring Tom Cavanagh ("Ed," "Scrubs"), Mark Rendall ("30 Days of Night"), Jamie Spilchuk ("Hard Rock Medical"), Tommie-Amber Pirie ("What If"), Academy Award Nominee Graham Greene ("Dances with Wolves," "The Green Mile") and Hollywood funny man Fred Willard ("Anchorman 1 & 2," "Best in Show").
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Troma's "Occupy Cannes" Trailer Premieres at The Cannes Film Festival!
Troma's "Occupy Cannes" Trailer Premieres at The Cannes Film Festival!Greetings from Tromaville! Last year Troma Entertainment took the Cannes Film Festival by storm with their "Occupy Cannes" movement, a documented crusade against the media controlling mega conglomerates in an effort to level the playing field and give art back to the people. With radical rallies on the croisette, awe inspiring street performances, and guerrilla style documentary filmmaking, Troma Entertainment left an unforgettable impression on festival attendees, worldwide news syndications, and celebrities alike.
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Double Dutch Enters The Scarehouse For Cannes
Double Dutch announced today it has acquired International sales rights to the horror feature "THE SCAREHOUSE" from D Films and A Named Viking Entertainment. Double Dutch will begin selling the title in May at the 2014 Cannes Marché du Film.
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MZED Joins Together With Vincent LaForet For a 32-City Camera Direction and Movement Tour
32 Cities | May 6th –July 13th 2014
DGA Director Vincent Laforet is getting ready to launch his cross-country "Directing Motion Tour" that will span 32 cities in just over 9 weeks,  where he will teach thousands of filmmakers how, when and why to move the camera. If you’ve ever wanted to elevate the level of your directing and DPing skills with an in-depth understanding of how important camera movement is to just about any piece of motion, this is a workshop you just might want to consider.
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Award-Winning Editor Lucas Eskin Joins Cut+Run
Award-Winning Editor Lucas Eskin Joins Cut+RunCut+Run is excited to announce that award-winning editor Lucas Eskin has joined the company. His first project at Cut+Run is a spot for the Newport Beach Film Festival via agency RPA and directed by Tom Routson of TOOL.
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Chicago International Film Festival to Honor STORY with Commitment to Excellence Award
STORY has been named recipient of The Chicago International Film Festival’s 2014 Commitment to Excellence Award for Television Commercials. The award is presented annually to a Chicago-based company or individual that has made an outstanding contribution to the art of television advertising. Last year, the honor went to Leo Burnett.
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ShadowMachine Signs Director Rohitash Rao for Exclusive US Spot Representation
ShadowMachine Signs Director Rohitash Rao for Exclusive US Spot RepresentationCompany Calls Signing “The Perfect Fit, The Perfect Moment"
Commercial animation director Rohitash Rao has joined ShadowMachine for exclusive US spot representation. Known for clever, offbeat storytelling, the director has helmed commercial and music video projects for Crunch, Nike, Snapple, Volkswagen and The Great Big World, among others. Rao has completed his first assignment for the Emmy Award® winning studio: a 6-spot package for DMB/Verrado via Cecillian Worldwide.
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Spanish Director Julio del Alamo Launches U.S. Career via Accomplice Media
Spanish Director Julio del Alamo Launches U.S. Career via Accomplice MediaTwo-time Cannes Lion Winner Brings Unique Storytelling Skills and Broad Experience in International Automotive Advertising.
Julio del Alamo, the Madrid-based commercial director acclaimed throughout Europe and worldwide for his cinematic, emotionally rich storytelling, has signed with Accomplice Media for general market representation in the United States. It marks the first time that del Alamo, whose credits include BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola, has pursued work in the American general market.
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Carol Burnett to Present Jerry Lewis with ICG Publicists' Lifetime Achievement Award
Carol Burnett to Present Jerry Lewis with ICG Publicists' Lifetime Achievement AwardJerry Lewis, actor, writer, producer, director, humanitarian and all-around funny man, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills on February 28, 2014. Equally funny woman and longtime pal, Carol Burnett, will make the presentation.
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Butter Takes Home Gold and Silver at Ciclope 2013
Butter Takes Home Gold and Silver at Ciclope 2013This year, the team at Butter Music + Sound took home awards for exceptional work on multiple projects at the 2013 Ciclope International Festival of Craft in Berlin. They were honored with a Gold Award for Original Music with Grey Group’s DirecTV viral spot, "Football on your Phone," led by Creative Director Andrew Sherman and starring NFL Brothers Peyton and Eli Manning. Butter was also honored with a Silver Award in the category of Adapted Music for Saatchi & Saatchi’s "Turn Around, Barry Add Power," a comedic :30 for General Mills with Composition and Arrangement by David Quattrini and Andrew Sherman.
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Boxer Signs Spanish Director Mireia Pujol
Boxer Signs Spanish Director Mireia PujolLos Angeles-based Boxer Films has signed director Mireia Pujol for her first-ever U.S. commercial representation. Hailing from Barcelona, Spain, the young director has helmed affecting and visually sophisticated campaigns for Dewar’s White Label, H&M, Chanel and more. Pujol will continue to be represented in Spain and Argentina by Agosto and in Germany by Czar.
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Director Richard Sears Joins A Common Thread for Commercials
Director Richard Sears Joins A Common Thread for CommercialsDirector Richard Sears, whose credits includes work for Toyota, Citgo, Nissan and AT&T, has joined Los Angeles-based A Common Thread for exclusive, national representation. Sears has earned high regard for his storytelling skills, which he has applied to genres ranging from dialogue-driven comedy to documentary/lifestyle advertising. He provides A Common Thread with a proven talent, versatility and a reputation as an innovator.
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Boxer Signs French Director Julien Rocher
Boxer Signs French Director Julien RocherBoxer Films has signed Paris and now L.A.-based director Julien Rocher for his first-ever U.S. commercial representation. Rocher has helmed notable campaigns across Europe for Renault, Adidas, Ubisoft, Nissan and PlayStation to name a few. A dynamic filmmaker, he’s as adroit with comedy as he is artful visuals.
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Boxer Signs Spanish Director Eduardo Vieitez
Boxer Signs Spanish Director Eduardo VieitezLos Angeles-based Boxer Films has signed director Eduardo Vieitez for his first-ever U.S. commercial representation. For the past six years, Vieitez has been at a leading Spanish production company, Lee Films International, where he has helmed campaigns for such top global brands as BMW, Nike, Coke, Orange, Heineken, MTV, McDonalds and Greenpeace. He has also art directed and developed projects under his own postproduction and motion graphics company, Frame Storm, for clients including MTV, BMW, Nike, Coke and El Corte Inglés.
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ACNE Adds Trio of Interactive Directors to Further Bolster Diverse Offering
ACNE Adds Trio of Interactive Directors to Further Bolster Diverse OfferingFollowing the recent signing of Interactive Director Jeff Levine, ACNE is pleased to announce the addition of three more industry-leading talents to its roster. Interactive director/music producer Drasko Vucevic, animation and effects pioneer Chris Gardner, and relentless innovator Eskil Steenberg will join the team, bringing decades of experience in creating and applying cutting-edge technologies to an almost limitless variety of projects.
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Lexus Italy Presents the New Lexus IS Hybrid Which Stars in the First Real-Time & Real World Videogame
Lexus Italy Presents the New Lexus IS Hybrid Which Stars in the First Real-Time & Real World Videogame“Trace Your Road” is the unique experiential performance, featuring an F1 driver, captured in the spot campaign and BTS film created for Lexus Italy by Saatchi & Saatchi Italy, Movie Magic International (Milan), LOGAN & Fake Love.
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Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 Archiving
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, has revealed how its LTO-6 archive products are being used on Hollywood blockbusters, and by leading NFL teams, arts institutions, medical companies and universities, plus many others, for long-term asset protection. These installations reflect the versatility of Cache-A to cost-effectively meet archival needs across a wide variety of industries. Cache-A will debut its full LTO-6 product range at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, Hall 7.A04.
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Christie Lights Up Toronto International Film Festival Screens
World’s leading visual display provider is projection partner for 13th straight year at the Festival
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, is proud to serve as projection partner for the Toronto International Film Festival® , which takes place September 5–15.
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Boxer Signs Directing Team Clic
Boxer Signs Directing Team ClicLos Angeles-based Boxer Films has signed young directing team CRIC for their first U.S. commercial representation. The Italian duo, comprised of Davide Mardegan and Clemente De Muro, made a splash with their 2011 directorial debut, taking home a Cannes Lion for the touching :90 “Because I like You” for Poste Italiane. The sentimental spot for the Italian postal service was also recognized with a Silver at ADCI, a Bronze at Italian Young Lions and nominations for the ADCE Awards and the Young Directors Awards, making the duo the most awarded advertising directors that year in Italy. Their affecting narrative storytelling is revealed through a combination of stunning imagery and a unique personal sensitivity for character and emotion.
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Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 Archiving
Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions And Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 ArchivingCache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, today revealed how its LTO-6 archive products are being used on Hollywood blockbusters, and by leading NFL teams, arts institutions, medical companies and universities, plus many others, for long-term asset protection. These installations reflect the versatility of Cache-A to cost-effectively meet archival needs across a wide variety of industries. Cache-A will debut its full LTO-6 product range at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, Hall 7.A04.
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Adorama Pro and Canon Present the “Summertime in NYC” Photo Contest
Adorama Pro and Canon Present the “Summertime in NYC” Photo ContestCommemorate the summer with the best shots of the city; contest winners to be announced at a special Pro Day event on October 3rd
Adorama, the leading supplier of pro video, photographic and consumer electronics products, joins Canon for the “Summertime in NYC” photo contest.
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The Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2013 prize of the Venice International Film Festival to be awarded to the master of Italian cinema Ettore Scola
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2013 prize of the Venice International Film Festival to be awarded to the master of Italian cinema Ettore ScolaThe Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the master of Italian cinema Ettore Scola has been awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2013 prize, dedicated to a personality who has brought major innovation to contemporary cinema.
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Cinematographer Lorenzo Hagerman Chooses Codex for Amat Escalante’s Thriller “Heli”
Cinematographer Lorenzo Hagerman Chooses Codex for Amat Escalante’s Thriller “Heli”Mexican writer/director Amat Escalante won Best Director as this year’s Cannes Film Festival for his new thriller" Heli." The film is the eagerly-anticipated follow-up to Escalante’s previous films "Sangre" and "Los Bastardos" which similarly drew critical praise (and numerous festival awards) for their unflinching portraits of the lives of ordinary Mexicans. "Heli" is also one of the first films produced by Mexico’s burgeoning independent film industry to be captured with an ARRIRAW workflow based on ARRI’s Alexa camera and Codex’'s Onboard Recorder.
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LumaForge and SEIKI Launch Online 4K Content Competition
4K UHD TV video content competition enlists award-winning judges and open to U.S. residents 18 years or older
LumaForge LLC, a world leader in optimizing 4K visual content and workflow, and SEIKI Digital, Inc. (http://www.SEIKI.com), a leading high-definition and 4K ultra high-definition television brand, announce the launch of the ‘4k Content Competition.’
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Click 3X Signs Cannes Lion-Winning Director, Vellas
Click 3X Signs Cannes Lion-Winning Director, VellasClick 3X is pleased to announce the addition of Vellas – a Brazilian director whose spot for Leica, "Alma (Soul)," earned an impressive five Lions at this year’s Festival of Creativity in Cannes. The signing marks an important next step in the evolution of the Click 3X live action roster, enhancing its impressive roster of directorial talent and establishing a crucial foothold in the rapidly expanding global production industry.
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Prime Focus Set To Commence Operations In China
Leading 3D / Visual Effects/Technology/Production Services Company Will Open New Office in Beijing
Prime Focus Limited (“Prime Focus”, BSE code: 532748), a global leader in media and entertainment industry services, announced today that the company will open a new office in Beijing, China. The move brings the full array of services offered by the Prime Focus group of companies to China, including visual effects, 3D conversion, animation via its Prime Focus World ("PFW") subsidiary, technology and media management solutions via its Prime Focus Technologies ("PFT") subsidiary, and overall production and post-production services offered within the larger Prime Focus group. The announcement was made at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
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motion504 Creates Delightful Animated Sponsor Reel For Provincetown International Film Festival
motion504 Creates Delightful Animated Sponsor Reel For Provincetown International Film FestivalBroadcast design & animation studio motion504 recently envisioned a comical 2D-animated sponsor reel for the Provincetown International Film Festival, which runs from June 19th through 23rd in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
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