Monday, October 23, 2017

SPW Releases

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
Writer/Director Romina Schwedler’s Debut Film "The Visit" Wins The U.S. Short Film Award Of Excellence At The Catalina Film Festival

"The Visit" won the U.S. Short Film Award Of Excellence at the Catalina Film Festival last month. The award ceremony took place at the historic Avalon Theatre in Catalina Island, featuring honorees like veteran producer Marcia Nasatir, young actor Wyatt Oleff and director Catherine Hardwicke...

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Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
Something’s Awry Engages Kids As Moviemaking Peers In New StikBot Branded Shorts

To introduce their newest offering, Zing, maker of StikBot brand stop motion animation toys, tapped Something’s Awry Productions, a production company focused on branded content, to create two new shorts. Using only the items provided in the StikBot Stop Motion Pirate movie set, and the StikBot...

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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
Nominations Announced For 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards. For 2017, ten competitive awards will be presented to independent features and series...

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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
Major Gifts To Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Advance Fundraising Campaign Above $300 Million Mark

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, announced three major gifts toward the creation of this institution, bringing fundraising to more than $300M, nearly 80 percent of its $388M campaign goal. When it opens in 2019, the Academy Museum will be the world’s premier...

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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
Promoting Multiple Emmy-Winner Justin Grosjean Is Win-Win For Cutters Studios Detroit

Cutters Studios Detroit (http://www.cuttersstudios.com) is very proud to announce the promotion of Justin Grosjean to editor. The announcement was made by executive producer Mary Connolly and managing director Kurt Kulas.

While Grosjean first...

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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
"Meet The Press" Film Festival With AFI Announces Official Selections

The Meet the Press Film Festival in Collaboration with the American Film Institute (AFI) announced its full slate of official selections — 16 short-length political documentaries produced by filmmakers from across the country. The inaugural film festival will be held at the Landmark...

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Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
One Screen Short Film Festival Announces 2017 Winners

One Screen Short Film Festival, the premiere short film festival that unites the film and advertising worlds, announced 2017 winners at its annual awards and screening held last night at the Sunshine Cinema in New York.

One Screen is...

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Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
Mexico After The Quake: How Can We Help?

Last month, a series of earthquakes hit Mexico. One of those quakes was the strongest in over a century, decimating communities in the state of Oaxaca, collapsing buildings in Mexico City, and killing over 500 people–some of them students buried under the rubble of their poorly built school....

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Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Medalists Revealed at 2017 Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored 17 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 44th Student Academy Awards® ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced...

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Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
The Global Awards Announces 2017 Finalists

The Global Awards℠  has announced the 2017 Finalists.

For the past 23 years, the international Global Awards has honored the World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising℠ and has served as a touchstone for celebrating creative achievement in healthcare and wellness communications...

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Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Hollywood Entertainment Anchor Sam Rubin To Host 2017 SMPTE Awards Gala

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that journalist Sam Rubin will host the SMPTE Annual Awards Gala at the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference &...

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Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Renegade Animation Helps Kids Cope With The Loneliness of Cancer

Kids suffering from cancer get advice on dealing with the loneliness that accompanies long hospital stays in a sweet animated short created by Renegade Animation for the Imaginary Friend Society. The star of the piece is a cuddly, blue yeti named...

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Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
American Society of Cinematographers Honors Student Filmmakers at Annual Heritage Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced their annual Student Heritage Award winners during a presentation at the organization’s clubhouse in...

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Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Mike Diva And Lord Danger Take Anna Akana On A Wild Ride With Metro Manners PSA

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has teamed with creative production studio Lord Danger and Director Mike Diva to present a new campaign which takes a truly original approach to an everyday subject: manners. Close...

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Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Colorist Michael Smollin Joins Fancy Film

Veteran colorist Michael Smollin has joined Fancy Film, the independent post-production facility based in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood. Smollin, whose credits span features, episodics, reality series and documentaries, will serve as the facility’s senior colorist for theatrical and...

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Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Edited by Union’s Marco Perez, CNN “Why We Go” Wins the Emmy for Outstanding Promotional Announcement

Edited by Marco Perez of bicoastal Union Editorial, CNN “Why We Go” has been honored with the Emmy ® Award for Outstanding...

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Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
The One Club Open Call For Entries for ADC 97th Annual Awards

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, today announced the call for entries for the ADC 97th Annual Awards at http://www.adcawards.org.

The ADC 97th Annual...

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Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
2C Creative Recognized with Nominations in the Clio Entertainment Awards and PromaxBDA Latin America Awards

2C Creative (“2C”) continues to rack up the kudos for the strength and quality of its diverse profile of projects. The Miami-based creative agency has been recognized with three nominations in the Clio Entertainment Awards and two nominations in the...

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