Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017
SHOOT Announces 2017 Publishing Schedule Plus High Profile Digital and Print Marketing, Sponsorship and Membership Opportunities

We are thrilled to have kicked off the 56th year of publication for SHOOT Magazine in December.  As we do each year, we renew our mission to provide commercial and entertainment industry production and post decision-makers with the latest industry news, valuable information on established and up...

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Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
Filmworkers, Nashville, Edits and Posts “Garth Brooks: Yankee Stadium Live” in 4K

Filmworkers, Nashville, provided editorial and post-production finishing services for Garth Brooks: Yankee Stadium Live, a 2-hour concert special that recently debuted on AT&T’s Audience Network. Produced and directed by Jon Small, the special was captured, finished and broadcast in...

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Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
American Cinema Editors Honors Editors Lori Jane Coleman, ACE, Diana Friedberg, ACE And William Gordean, ACE With Its Heritage Award For Creating And Guiding The Ace Internship Program

American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present film editors and ACE members Lori Jane Coleman, ACE, Diana Friedberg, ACE and William Gordean, ACE with the organization’s Heritage Award at the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 27...

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Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
Primerica Selects Archion's EditStor Product for Versatile, High Speed Storage Assignments During Live Company Events

Archion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, is pleased to announce that Primerica,...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
Cinema Audio Society Announces Nominations for 2016 Outstanding Product Awards

The Cinema Audio Society announced the nominees for the CAS Outstanding Product Awards for Production and Post-Production. “There were many innovative and outstanding choices in both production and post-production work flows,” said Bob Bronow, Chair of the CAS Awards Committee. “Our Blue Ribbon...

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Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
PES Payroll Rebrands as Extreme Reach Crew Services

PES Payroll, an Extreme Reach company and a leading provider of Employer of Record (EOR) payroll services to the entertainment and advertising industries, announced today a full rebrand and unveiled its new corporate identity. Effective immediately PES Payroll will be known as Extreme Reach Crew...

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Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
ASSIMILATE Congratulates Post-Production Artists For Their Work on Films at Sundance 2017
At the Sundance Film Festival 2017 in Park City, Utah (January 19 - 29), the roster includes filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® post-production tools in their digital workflows. ASSIMILATE is extremely pleased to congratulate its customers for...
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Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
Nine Mile Circle’s Les Umberger Directs Wrestler Ric Flair In Hilarious Campaign For USAuto Sales

Wrestling legend Ric Flair stars as an over the top used car salesman in a new campaign for Georgia-based USAuto Sales. Atlanta creative boutique Nine Mile Circle produced and finished the three spots in which the 67-year-old strongman, known as “Nature Boy,” plays the flimflamming proprietor of...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
The Big Hundred Invites America To Take 100 Actions For Good During The First 100 Days of The New Administration

Calling all humans! The Big Hundred is a social media project inspiring the country to do 100 actions for good during the first 100 days of the new administration. Actor/comedians June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie, Ass Backwards) and Paul Scheer (The League, ...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
Governor Cuomo Proposes Extension of State Film Tax Credit Program Through 2022

Recognizing the tremendous impact of the New York State Film Tax Credit Program, leaders of the film and television production industry in New York today applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2017-18 Executive Budget proposal, which includes a full extension of the program, at $420 million per year...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
Nominations Announced For The 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced nominees for the ...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
Hollywood & Animation Educators Forum Accepting Applications For 2017 Faculty Grants
ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce they are accepting applications for the 2017 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or...
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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
NerdWallet's First Ad Campaign Illustrates The Ease of Better Financial Decisions

In today’s tech-driven world there is a vast amount of information available to consumers, yet personal finance remains an overwhelming and complicated topic. Recognizing this, NerdWallet, a personal finance resource that helps consumers...

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Friday, Jan. 13, 2017
Sony’s Production Technology Proves Integral to 60 Minutes’ Drone Story

On Sunday, January 8, CBS’ 60 Minutes aired a piece on the Department of Defense’s Perdix autonomous military drones, filming an impressive spectacle - a swarm of 100 drones.  But this was no easy feat.  In fact, the small, fast-moving drones proved so difficult to capture that 60 Minutes nearly...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
FilmFest Opens 50th Anniversary Competition

US International Film & Video Festival, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, has opened the 2017 competition. Entries are invited in Corporate, Education, Entertainment, Documentary and Student categories. Entries must have been produced or released between Sept. 1, 2015, and...

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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Samy’s Camera Hosts Special Sigma Cine Lens and Sigma Global Vision Lens Demo Days on January 19 and 20 at Los Angeles Stores

Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced that Samy’s Camera will be hosting two special Sigma Lens Demo Days at its Los Angeles locations on January 19th and 20...

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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Veteran Editors Janet Ashikaga, ACE And Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE To Receive Career Achievement Honors At The 2017 Ace Eddie Awards

American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present veteran editors Janet Ashikaga, ACE and Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE with the organization’s prestigious Career Achievement honors at the 67thAnnual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 27, 2017...

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Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
Twenty-Two Make Best of Show Shortlist at Mobius Awards

Twenty-two entries are on the Best of Show Nominees Shortlist for the 2016 Mobius Awards. They include multiple nominations for four agencies, Here Design, London; JDO Brand & Design, Tunbridge Wells, UK; BETC, Paris, and SapientNitro agencies in Miami, Fla., and Bengaluru, India.

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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2016

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2016.

“There’s so much to celebrate in such an incredible year for television, commercials and documentaries as we...

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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
DGA Announces Nominees For Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Feature Film For 2016

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016.

“These phenomenal filmmakers have captured our hearts and minds, breathing life into stories rarely told and revealing...

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