Thursday, February 23, 2017

SPW Releases

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
AMP Awards Announces 2017 Curatorial Committee, Extends Entry Deadline

AMP Awards has announced the members of its 2017 Curatorial Committee, which will be led by AMP Awards Chair Susan Credle, Global Chief Creative Officer of FCB. The panel, which will meet in New York in late April to review all category finalists and choose the competition’s coveted Best in Show...

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Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
Colorist Bryan McMahan Joins Roundabout Entertainment

Veteran Digital Colorist Bryan McMahan has joined Roundabout Entertainment. A frequent collaborator of Terrence Malick, McMahan has colored six films for the director dating back to the 2005 release The New World and including Weightless, slated for release next year. He has...

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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017
Hulu Teams With J.J. Abrams, Stephen King And Warner Bros. Television For New Hulu Original Series Castle Rock, Set In The Stephen King Universe

Hulu is taking viewers into the chilling world of acclaimed, best-selling author Stephen King in the new Hulu Original drama series Castle Rock, from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, Warner Bros. Television and executive producers/writers Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason. Hulu has...

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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
Chicago-Based Editor Nate Pence Joins TwoPoint0; Company Expands Unique Model to the Midwest

Editor Nate Pence, based in Chicago, has joined TwoPoint0. Co-Founders Wendy Rosen and Anthony Marinelli welcomed Pence to the company’s eclectic roster of talent, and expand TwoPoint0’s unique model to the Midwest.

“Anthony and I are excited to expand TwoPoint0’s roster to Chicago!” says...

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Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
"La La Land," "Nocturnal Animals,"  'Star Trek Beyond' and 'Suicide Squad'  Among Feature Film Winners at the  2017 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) tonight announced winners of its Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. Winners...

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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
Hula Post Launches All-in-One Virtual Reality Workstation

Hula Post, a leading supplier of post-production technology and support for motion pictures and television, has developed an all-in-one workstation for virtual reality content creation. The workstation features best-in-class solutions for...

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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
Lessons Learned From The Success of "The Jungle Book"

With the success of director Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book (having been reaffirmed with major industry awards from the British Academy BAFTA Awards, the Visual Effects Society, and the Annie Awards) certain forward-looking lessons can be gleaned from the unique filmmaking methodologies...

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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
Animation Studio Calabash And Director Steve “Spaz” Williams Reteam For New StarKist Campaign

Reuniting with acclaimed live action director Steve “Spaz” Williams and food and beverage branding specialist quench, Harrisburg, PA, award-winning animation studio Calabash once again took a creative deep-dive...

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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017
Nominations Announced For The  4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards 

Nominees for the Location Managers Guild International's (LMGI) 4th Annual Awards were announced today by LMGI president Eric Klosterman. The awards honor productions in feature films, television programs and commercials from around the...

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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017
Xytech and Phoenix7 Forge Technology Collaboration

Xytech, creator of the industry-defining facility management platform MediaPulse, has announced a technology collaboration with Phoenix7, creator of Zeus, the industry’s leading channel management system. This integration allows a channel schedule to automatically create jobs, schedules and...

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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017
Filmmaking Team South District Joins Wild Plum

Award-winning directing team South District has joined LA-based Wild Plum for commercial representation.  The team’s distinct documentary aesthetic with unparalleled storytelling makes them one of the most exciting creative forces in the documentary and ad world today.

After years of...

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Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
2017 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2017 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories at...

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Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
WCPMedia Services’ Kenneth Yas to Discuss Media Management on the Cloud at 23rd Annual HPA Tech Retreat

WCPMedia Services Managing Director—Americas Kenneth Yas will describe how emerging cloud-based media management technologies are creating new workflows and new opportunities for production companies, post-production facilities and other in two Breakfast Roundtable discussions at the Hollywood...

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Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Present the 64th Annual Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors today presented the 64th MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and...

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Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
Alchemy Post Sound Garners MPSE Nomination For Netflix Doc "Amanda Knox"

Alchemy Post Sound Foley Artists Leslie Bloome and Joanna Fang, and Foley Editors Ryan Collison and Nick Seaman are nominated for a 2017 MPSE Golden Reel Award in the Feature Documentary category for their work on the Netflix documentary  Amanda Knox. They share the nomination with...

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Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
One World Award Entrants Sought

Filmmakers whose topics speak to global understanding are invited to compete for the One World Award given by US International Film & Video Festival. The 2017 competition is now underway. The award recognizes a production that demonstrates international cooperation and has been sponsored for...

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Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
Designed for the latest Super35 and Full-Frame Digital Cinema Cameras, Sigma Cine Lens Line Makes Its Debut at NAB 2017

Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is showcasing its brand new line of Cine lenses, designed for the latest, high-resolution digital cinema cameras, at the NAB 2017 show at booth C11525. The Sigma...

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Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
Director Jeannette Godoy Returns To Superlounge

Director Jeannette Godoy has joined Superlounge for exclusive US spot representation. The move marks a return to the company for Godoy, a former choreographer whose documentary, “Free 2 Be Me,” aired at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games...

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Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
Seth Macfarlane, Jack Black, Robert Forster and Nancy Cartright Among Presenters At 53rd Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards

The Cinema Audio Society has announced the presenters for its 53rd Annual CAS Awards, recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing.

Writer/Actor/Producer Seth MacFarlane will be...

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Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
Warc Launches Effective Marketing Report

Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, has today released its IPA Effectiveness Awards Report, an in-depth study of effective marketing trends based on the winners of the IPA's biennial competition celebrating advertising that has demonstrated a clear return on investment. 

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