Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
"Mass Extinction No. 6" Official Selection At The 2017 American Conservation Film Festival

Underdog Entertainment, a New York-based production company, announced today that "Mass Extinction No. 6," the stop-motion music video produced for the roots-rock band Whisperado and directed by award-winning director Daniel Azarian, is an official selection and will screen at the 2017 American...

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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Camden International Film Festival Announces 2017 Festival Slate and an Expanded Storyforms Showcase of Nonfiction VR

The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) today announced the slate of feature and short films for its 13th edition, which will take placeSeptember 14-17, 2017 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine.

Recognized as one of the top documentary film festivals in the world, CIFF...

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Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
A Common Thread’s Eli Green Holds a “Schnitzelbration” For Wienerschnitzel

In a new ad for Wienerschnitzel, A Common Thread director Eli Green enlists a slightly unhinged German techno band to introduce the brand’s latest offering, Chicken Schnitzel Sandwiches. Conceived by California agency Amusement Park, Schnitzelbration features a group of black-clad musicians...

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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017
IBC News: Hawk-Woods to Debut Mini V-Lok

Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces Mini V-Lok, a new ultra-

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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017
Hollywood Relies on Avid to Create the Summer’s Biggest Blockbusters

Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise...

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
The Academy Delves Into Latin American Film With Expansive Project "From Latin America To Hollywood: Latino Film Culture In Los Angeles, 1967–2017"

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present From Latin America to Hollywood: Latino Film Culture in Los Angeles, 1967–2017, a series of film screenings, live conversations, oral histories, publications and a dedicated ...

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Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
charlieuniformtango and The Richards Group Team Up for Dr Pepper

charlieuniformtango and The Richards Group have been having some fun with new social media campaigns for Dr Pepper. In the works are two campaigns, “Real Cravings” - which focuses on answers to social posts requesting Dr Pepper, and “Pick Your Pepper” focusing on the fun, custom labels available...

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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival Announces Its 2017 Award Winners

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) proudly announced the Award Winners for its 35th Anniversary Celebration of Flickers, on Sunday, August 13th. The Annual Awards Ceremony was held at The Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum in downtown Providence, RI....

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Tribeca Launches Its First Ever TV Festival

With an overwhelming amount of TV programming currently available to viewers, the Tribeca TV Festival will be a trusted curator to help audiences connect with the most compelling episodic storytelling in the new age of TV—presenting work premiering on TV, online, as well as VR. Like its cousin...

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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017
Loco UK Efficiently Stitches Four 90º Plates in SCRATCH VR to Create Slo-mo 360º VR Experience

There is a special joy in witnessing a 360-film newbie spinning around with mobile phone in hand, delighting in the magical experience of the video content that surrounds them. Loco (locomotion.co.uk) is riding this wave of 360-video excitement by...

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
IBC News: Vocas Introduces Accessories For Canon EOS C200

Vocas Systems, European manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, today announces several new products developed expressly for Canon’s ECS C200 digital cinema camera. They include a C200 viewfinder bracket, a top cheese plate, a...

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Art Directors Guild Is Animated About Their New Award Spotlighting Excellence In Production Design For Animated Features

“Production Design in Animation: Celebrating 100 Years of Imagination” will be this year’s theme for the  ...

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Q/A With “ Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me” Director Sam Pollard, Executive Producer Michael Kantor And Writer Laurence Maslon

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me is the first major film documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America.

Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was...

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Jon Hamm’s 'Walter Prime' Hologram Released To The World

Jon Hamm’s “Walter Prime” virtual character in the upcoming acclaimed film MARJORIE PRIME has become a reality today.

Volumetric capture startup 8i announced that its Holo mobile augmented reality (AR) app has released a collection of Jon Hamm holograms to celebrate the theatrical release...

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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Madison + Vine Names Richard Robinson as First Executive Producer

Madison + Vine, a bicoastal content studio, today announced the appointment of Richard Robinson as its first executive producer. Robinson will be responsible for growing the two-year-old company’s talent roster of directors, as well as building its agency relationships. Robinson...

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Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards Announces Call For Entries Open

Film Independent announced today that the call for entries for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards is now open. The Regular Deadline is Tuesday, September 19, 2017 and the Final Deadline is Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Please visit ...

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Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
Raúl B Fernández and Cap Gun Change Status To "In A Relationship"

You might have heard the gossip at lunchtime yesterday, but sources have confirmed that accomplished commercial director Raúl B Fernández is officially going steady with a new production company, Cap Gun Collective

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Monday, Aug. 14, 2017
SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Program Will Dive Into Tech Behind Next-Gen Media

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, today announced conference program details for the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), Oct. 24-26 in Hollywood, California....

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Monday, Aug. 14, 2017
HBO’s Susan Glass Ruse Joins New York Festivals

 New York Festivals®, now in its 61st year, announced the appointment of Susan Glass Ruse to the position of Associate Executive Director of NYF’s ...

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Monday, Aug. 14, 2017
Dustin Kaufman Earns 'Editor' Wings at Cutters, Begins Test Flight in Kansas City

The principals of international creative company Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the promotion of Dustin Kaufman to the position of editor, and the immediate launch of a new satellite studio in Kansas City, which Kaufman will...

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