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Women In Film, Sundance Institute and 50 Hollywood Leaders Launch ReFrame to Create Sustainable Gender Equity in Film and Television
Groundbreaking, Peer-to-Peer Approach Addresses Systemic Impediments to Inclusivity
Fifty Hollywood leaders and influencers, including studio heads, agency partners, senior network executives, talent and guild representatives brought together by Women In Film and Sundance Institute today announce the launch of ReFrame, a formal action plan to further gender parity in the media industry.
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Live from Park City, Utah: It's the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
Live from Park City, Utah: It's the 2017 Sundance Film FestivalThe excitement of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival happens both on-screen and off, with a robust slate of panels and music performances, many of which are free and live streamed so independent film and music fans can tune in from anywhere.
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Slamdance 2017 Announces Special Screenings, Beyond Features, and Short Film Competitions
Slamdance 2017 Announces Special Screenings, Beyond Features, and Short Film Competitions
Slamdance Opening Night Film: World Premiere Of What Lies Upstream. Oscar Qualifying Shorts Program Features 24 World Premieres
Slamdance recently announced its Special Screenings, Beyond, and Shorts programs for their 23nd Film Festival. It is a bold selection of films from visionary filmmakers from across the globe. This year the festival will host 35 World, 9 North American and 10 US premieres within these programs.
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Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC shoots the pilot for Fox TV's "Star" with VariCam 35 cinema cameras
Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC shoots the pilot for Fox TV's "Star" with VariCam 35 cinema camerasStar is a new Fox TV music drama from Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels (Empire, Precious). Exposing the cut-throat music industry, Star follows three talented singers as they navigate the road to stardom. The series features Jude Demorest as the title character, Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, and Lenny Kravitz. The series’ pilot was shot by cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC (Quantum of Solace, Finding Neverland, Monster’s Ball) on VariCam 35 cinema cameras.
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Ridley Scott to be Recognized by American Society of Cinematographers
Ridley Scott to be Recognized by American Society of Cinematographers
Organization 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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Sony Pictures Creates 4K Restoration of Rita Hayworth Musical "Cover Girl"
Sony Pictures Creates 4K Restoration of Rita Hayworth Musical "Cover Girl"Sony Pictures Entertainment recently completed an all-new 4K restoration of Cover Girl, director Charles Vidor’s 1944 Technicolor musical that marked one of the first starring roles for Rita Hayworth. The new restoration, completed under the supervision of Grover Crisp, Sony Pictures EVP Asset Management, Film Restoration & Digital Mastering, recently premiered at The Museum of Modern Art in New York’s just-concluded 13th International Festival of film preservation, To Preserve and Project.
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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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Accomplice Media's Sherpas Cinema National Campaign Launching the 2015 Jeep Renegade
Accomplice Media's Sherpas Cinema National Campaign Launching the 2015 Jeep RenegadeAccomplice Media directing team Sherpas Cinema collaborated with The Richards Group and Jeep on a new campaign launching the 2015 Jeep Renegade across North America.
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Accomplice Media Director Eva Michon's Documentary "Life After Death From Above 1979" Released Theatrically Via Tugg
Accomplice Media Director Eva Michon's Documentary "Life After Death From Above 1979" Released Theatrically Via Tugg
Accomplice Media Director Eva Michon’s Documentary “Life After Death From Above 1979” Released Theatrically Via Tugg
Life After Death From Above 1979¸ director Eva Michon’s documentary about the Canadian punk/dance duo, is now available for theatrical screening through the web-based distribution platform Tugg. The film can also be streamed or downloaded via Vimeo On Demand, iTunes, Amazon Prime, Google Play and ReelHouse.
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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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The Vault, Superexploder And Nba Star Dante Exum Show How Life Changes After The Draft For Foot Locker
The Vault, Superexploder And Nba Star Dante Exum Show How Life Changes After The Draft For Foot LockerNew York-based audio house SuperExploder's sound designer/mixer Jody Nazzaro teams up with Foot Locker and The Vault NYC to demonstrate how “Life Changes After The Draft” in five comical :15s starring Australian NBA star rookie Dante Exum. Set in the days before the NBA draft, the spots show Exum jumping the gun on fan mail, avoiding paparazzi and trying to make restaurant reservations with his “famous” last name. As NBA stardom hasn’t “changed his life” just yet, he is laughed at for still being an ordinary, unknown man.
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“100 Years Of Hal Roach Studios: Laurel & Hardy, 'Our Gang' and Harold Lloyd” Showcased at The Hollywood Museum
“100 Years Of Hal Roach Studios:  Laurel & Hardy, 'Our Gang' and Harold Lloyd” Showcased at The Hollywood MuseumThe Hollywood Museum unveils its new exhibit, “100 Years of Hal Roach Studios: Laurel & Hardy, ‘Our Gang’ and Harold Lloyd” in honor of the Hollywood icon's centennial, opening to the public from July 5 to August 31. The exhibit contains authentic photos, costumes and props from the rich history of Hal Roach Studios and the legendary talents that emanated from there in the early 1900s. "Sons of the Desert," the official International Laurel & Hardy Society, is co-sponsoring the exhibition in conjunction with their national convention, held July 2 to July 6 in the heart of Hollywood. The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building is located at 1660 N. Highland Ave. at Hollywood and Highland.
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Blackmagic Design Congratulates Oscar Nominated Films Colored on DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design would like to congratulate “12 Years a Slave,” “Captain Phillips,” “Philomena” and “20 Feet From Stardom” on their 2014 Oscar® nominations, awarded by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®. Blackmagic Design is proud to announce that color correction for all of these films was done on DaVinci Resolve. “20 Feet From Stardom,” which won this year’s Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, was also completed using Blackmagic Design’s Teranex 2D Processor.
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Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-B
Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-BSugar Film Production director Chris Smith soars a sweet granny to nationwide culinary stardom in the charming :60 H-E-B 2014 Super Bowl Spot, “Milly,” out of The Richards Group. The spot features an elderly woman who daydreams of her path to foodie notoriety by winning H-E-B’s ‘Quest for Texas Best’ with her delectable Bacon Jam selected as the grocery chain’s next Primo Pick. In her reveries, she envisions being stalked for selfies by the likes of Troy Aiken, making headline news, the dedication of a statue of her own likeness, earning a key to the state of Texas and a papa-razzi fanfare upon the landing of her own private jet.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Complete Golden Reel Nominations
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards in all categories. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment productions.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel Nominees for Feature Films
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards in feature film categories. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented film editors and their contributions to the best films of the past year. Nominations for television, animation and computer entertainment categories will be announced on Friday, January 17th.
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Colorworks Helps Give “Sparkle” Its Glow
Colorworks Helps Give “Sparkle” Its Glow
Colorist John Persichetti helps cinematographer Anastas N. Michos, ASC recreate the look of Motown.
Colorworks, Sony Pictures Entertainments’ digital intermediate facility, recently completed final post work for Sparkle, the new movie from Tri-Star Pictures, starring Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston. Digital intermediate colorist John Persichetti worked under the supervision of director Salim Akil and cinematographer Anastas N. Michos, ASC in performing final color grading for the film.
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Oishii Creative Designs Thrilling Main Titles & Graphics For "Tim Tebow's Wild Rise" On E!
Oishii Creative Designs Thrilling Main Titles & Graphics For "Tim Tebow's Wild Rise" On E!Oishii Creative recently collaborated with E! Entertainment to develop the main titles, logo and in-show graphics for the "E! Entertainment Special: Tim Tebow's Wild Rise," a 30-minute special highlighting the meteoric rise of NFL quarterback Tim Tebow.
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ASSIMILATE Congratulates Chilefilms for Sundance 2012 Winner, "Violeta Went To Heaven"
ASSIMILATE Congratulates Chilefilms for Sundance 2012 Winner, "Violeta Went To Heaven"
Credits also to Local Hero Post, Cinecolor Digital, Studio L’Equipe for their 2012 Sundance Film Festival Entries
At the Sundance Film Festival 2012 in Park City, Utah (January 19 - 29), several films were on the roster for filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® DI tool in their digital workflows.
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Re-Recording Mixer Craig Mann and Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban create soundtrack for doc on hip hop's A Tribe Called Quest
Re-Recording Mixer Craig Mann and Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban create soundtrack for doc on hip hop's A Tribe Called QuestRe-recording mixer Craig Mann recently teamed with Supervising Sound Editor Joe Dzuban at Todd-AO to complete the soundtrack for the new documentary Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, an electrifying portrait of one of the most influential bands in the history of hip hop. The film follows band members Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi from their childhood days in Queens, New York, through their rise to stardom, and ultimate break up in the late 90’s. Directed by Michael Rapaport and produced by Rival Pictures, Beats Rhymes & Life is currently in limited release from Sony Pictures Classics.
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Stardust Director Brad Tucker Illustrates Bright Futures for Nemours
Bi-coastal production company Stardust recently collaborated with ad agency Fry Hammond Barr on a multi-spot campaign for Nemours, a network of children's hospitals in Florida and the mid-Atlantic. Directed by Stardust's Brad Tucker, the campaign combines hand-drawn cel animation with dream-like live-action, capturing a sense of childlike imagination and endless possibility.
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ASSIMILATE Salutes SCRATCH Users for Cannes Film Festival 2011 Victories
ASSIMILATE Salutes SCRATCH Users for Cannes Film Festival 2011 Victories
SCRATCH proves a winner in a range of RED ONE, 2K DPX and HD workflows for Cannes 2011 films
Several films created by filmmakers whose post-production companies harnessed ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® DI tools in their digital post production workflows, won prestigious awards at the Cannes Film Festival 2011, the world’s premiere showcase for independent and international filmmakers.
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ASSIMILATE Congratulates SCRATCH Users On Cannes Film Festival 2011 Entries
ASSIMILATE Congratulates SCRATCH Users On Cannes Film Festival 2011 Entries
SCRATCH Digital Workflow is Backbone of Post Production for Multiple Cannes Entries
At the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 11-22, several films on the competition roster and having special screenings were created by filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE's SCRATCH® DI tool suite in their digital workflows. The Cannes Film Festival is the world's premier showcase for independent and international filmmakers.
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RAIDON-USA Technologies is now shipping the STARDOM SOHORAID SR5 5 bay
RAIDON-USA Technologies is now shipping the STARDOM SOHORAID SR5 5 bayRAIDON Technologies, manufacturers of RAIDON & STARDOM storage products is proud to announce that the STARDOM SOHORAID SR5 is now shipping.
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