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SMPTE Announces 2016 Honors & Awards Recipients
SMPTE Highlights Leaders Advancing the Motion-Imaging Industry During Annual Honors & Awards Ceremony and in Once-in-a-Hundred-Years Gala
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding individuals who will be recognized with 2016 Honors & Awards as part of the weeklong SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016) in Hollywood, California.
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Statement From Steven Poster, ICG President, On Death Of Vilmos Zsigmond
Statement From Steven Poster, ICG President, On Death Of Vilmos ZsigmondStatement from Steven Poster ASC, President, International Cinematographers Guild on Death of Vilmos Zsigmond ASC
Issued on behalf of the International Cinematographers Guild:
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Visual Effects Society Names Marvel Studios EVP Victoria Alonso as VES Summit Keynote Speaker
Academy Award-winning VFX Artists, Cinematographers and Production Designers Headline Visual Imagery Panel; Industry Leaders Host 14 Interactive Business Roundtables
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional honorary society, announced Victoria Alonso, Executive Vice President of Visual Effects and Post Production, Marvel Studios as Keynote Speaker at its 6th annual Summit, “Networking and Visual Imagery Evolution.” The interactive forum on Saturday, October 18th will bring together top creatives, executives, thought leaders and visionaries from diverse disciplines to explore the dynamic evolution of visual imagery and illustrate new pathways to creativity and problem solving in a TED Talks–like atmosphere.
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Visual Effects Society Announces its 2014 Board of Directors Officers
Visual Effects Society Announces its 2014 Board of Directors OfficersJeffrey A. Okun Re-elected as Board Chair
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced its 2014 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January 2014 Board meeting. The officers include Jeffrey A. Okun, who was re-elected for a sixth one-year team as Board Chair.
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The Capture Lab creates the world’s largest motion capture volume with Vicon
The Capture Lab creates the world’s largest motion capture volume with ViconUpgrades to Blade 2.5 to support 128 Vicon cameras
Enabled by a recent upgrade to Vicon’s Blade 2.5 motion capture software, The Capture Lab has more than doubled the size of its motion capture volume to create the largest entertainment capture stage in the world. The increased functionality of Blade 2.5 allows The Capture Lab to deploy 128 Vicon cameras, covering a massive 50’x130’x15’ volume, through one aggregated system.
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The American Film Institute Launches Landmark Chinese Cultural Exchange Program With New Scholarship Initiative
The American Film Institute (AFI) on November 13, announced its AFI/IDG China Story Fellowship, a new scholarship program at the world-renowned AFI Conservatory aimed at developing feature-length screenplays that foster greater understanding of Chinese history, culture and literature.
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Global Cinematography Institute’s 1st European Session at Camerimage Film Festival 2013
Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC & Yuri Neyman, ASC prepare cinematographers from around the world for the future with “Expanded Cinematography”
Global Cinematography Institute announces that on November 14th, the first international session of “EXPANDED CINEMATOGRAPHY” will be held in Europe at CAMERIMAGE.
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Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC joins GCI Faculty for Level 1, Session 9 at Global Cinematography Institute
Apply today to take part in Level 1, Session 9 which includes "Cinematography for Independent Films" with Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC - Only a couple spots remain! Session begin Sept. 28th
GCI welcomes Academy Award nominated Director of Photography Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC as a guest instructor in "Cinematography for Independent Films" for the upcomming GCI Level 1, Session 9 beginning on September 28th.
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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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Film School Students Receive KODAK Scholarship Awards
Winners Represent Universities from Mexico, Africa, Germany and U.S.
Kodak and the University Film and Video Foundation (UFVF) have named the 2013 recipients of the KODAK Student Scholarship Awards and KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards, which were selected by a panel of judges led by award-winning cinematographer John Bailey, ASC. This year’s winners represent film schools in Mexico, Africa, Germany and the United States.
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Oscar limelight shines on Global Cinematography Institute Program of “Expanded Cinematography”
“The goal of the Global Cinematography Institute is to prepare cinematographers, postgraduate students and veteran filmmakers to take advantage of on-going advances in digital and virtual cinematography technologies.”
For cinematographers, visual effects artists and to all who are involved primarily in the imaging side of the filmmaking, two award categories are the most important: Cinematography and Visual Effects. This year’s Oscar for achievements in those fields was awarded to distinguished artists who worked on the same film – “ Life of Pi”. Academy Award for the Cinematography was won by Claudio Miranda, ASC, and Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott won the Oscar for Visual Effects.
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American Film Institute Announces AFI Awards 2012 Official Selections
AFI Almanac Honors Ten Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and Television Programs of the Year
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2012 – the awards season event favored by artists and entertainment executives for its intimacy and collaborative recognition where everyone is a winner – that documents the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television.
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Adorama Hosts the Canon Digital Cinema Event Featuring Larry Thorpe and the New EOS C500
Canon Senior Fellow Larry Thorpe to give special presentation on EOS Cameras; attendees will learn about and test drive the C500, C300, C100, and 1DC, and CINE lenses
Adorama, the leading supplier of pro video, photographic and consumer electronics products, is teaming up with Adorama Rental and Canon to co-host a special event around the Canon Cinema EOS cameras, including the brand new groundbreaking C500 series. Scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th, the event will feature a presentation on EOS cameras by Larry Thorpe, Senior Fellow of the Professional Engineering & Solutions Division of Canon USA, Inc. Thorpe, who has spent over 20 years leading the industry in HDTV development, will also speak about using CINE lenses and their compatibility with the cinema cameras.
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"Expanded Cinematography Continues To Grow" At Global Cinematography Institute
“Expanded Cinematography” at Global Cinematography Institute continues to grow. Global Cinematography Institute has students fromall over the globe - Brazil, Italy, Finland, Argentina, Mosambique, Australia, UK, Dubai, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Tunisia and USA.
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Volker Bahnemann Cinematography Awards Honor Pepe Avila Del Pino and Hunter Baker
ARRI is proud to announce the second annual Volker Bahnemann Cinematography Awards have been presented to Hunter Baker (undergraduate division) and Pepe Avila Del Pino (graduate division), two talented cinematography students of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television. The honorees were selected by faculty based on rigorous criteria, keeping in mind Bahnemann’s legacy, which has become synonymous with excellence in cinematography.
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“Expanded Cinematography” Continues to Progress!
The Application Process Starts Today for The Second Session at the Global Cinematography Institute Founded by Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC and Yuri Neyman, ASC
This upcoming weekend, April 14th - 15th, is the first time students of the Global Cinematography Institute will study, at Universal’s Virtual Stage 1, the subject which rarely, if ever, is taught in film schools – “Virtual Cinematography.” Distinguished cinematographer / SFX supervisor Sam Nicholson, ASC and Virtual Cinematography expert Ron Fisher will introduce to veteran and emerging cinematographers in the first session of “Expanded Cinematography” concepts of virtual cameras, virtual back lots, and how the use of Virtual Cinematography can save significant location expenses and production time.
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American Film Institute Returns To The White House To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of “To Kill A Mockingbird”
AFI Brings Special Screening to the White House Followed by National Television Broadcast President Obama to Introduce Both Events
The American Film Institute (AFI), in conjunction with USA Network and Universal Pictures, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at the White House on Thursday, April 5 and with the nation on Saturday, April 7. AFI was created in the White House Rose Garden in 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson set a national mandate to “bring together leading artists of the film industry, outstanding educators and young men and women who wish to pursue the art form as their life’s work.”
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American Film Institute Presents 37th Annual AFI Directing Workshop For Women
Creative COW® And Levi's® Shape What's To Come™ Provide Enhanced Financial Support To Program
The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the details for its 37th annual Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Showcase and the participants of its upcoming 2011 cycle. The program provides classroom training and hands-on production experience for female directors in the entertainment industry.
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VICON House of Moves Completes Stunt Motion Capture for “TRON: Legacy”
VICON House of Moves (HOM), a leading animation and motion capture company, was hired by Grid Productions to complete seven days of motion capture prior to the release of "TRON: Legacy." The film, directed by Joseph Kosinski and released by Walt Disney Pictures, opened on December 17, 2010.
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Createasphere's Entertainment Technology Expo Burbank Wraps On High Note
Record-breaking Number of Attendees Learn and Share at Respected Trade Show
Createasphere's Entertainment Technology Exposition, the entertainment and media industry's showcase for previewing and learning about the latest trends and groundbreaking technologies, wrapped last week in Burbank, California.
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Createasphere Entertainment Technology Exposition Focuses on the Cinematography Program at the American Film Institute
Createasphere Entertainment Technology Exposition, the entertainment and media industry's showcase for the latest trends and groundbreaking technology, will take place November 3rd & 4th, 2010 at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center.
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SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Award Nominees Announced
ACM SIGGRAPH announced today the award nominees for the SIGGRAPH 2008 Computer Animation Festival to be held in Los Angeles this summer.
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News: Full Sail Provides "Real-World Education" With Canon U.S.A.'s HD Portable, Studio, And Digital Cine Lenses
Leading Media Arts College Provides Students with Hands-On Experience In Using a Variety of Canon HD Lenses Designed for Specific Production Applications
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News: Canon Broadcast And Communications Division Honored At SMPTE 90th Anniversary Technical Conference Awards Ceremony
Canon Personnel Presented With This Year's SMPTE Journal Award and The Society Citation
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) recognized the industry-leading expertise of Canon Broadcast with two awards during the SMPTE's recent 148th Technical Conference and Exhibition, in Hollywood CA. Marking its 90th anniversary as a professional membership organization and standards-setting body for the film and television industry, the SMPTE conducted its 2006 Honors and Awards ceremony on the evening of October 20th and cited four Canon executives for special recognition.
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