Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
DGA Announces 24th Annual DGA Student Film Awards Spotlighting Diverse Student Filmmakers

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced that the application period for the 24th Annual DGA Student Film Awards for African-American, Asian-American, Latino, and Women Directors is now open. The awards are designed to honor, encourage and bring attention to exceptional...

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Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
Awards Rules Approved For 91st Oscars
The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved Oscars® rules and campaign regulations for the 91st Academy Awards®.
 
Submission deadlines for awards eligibility have been changed.  There is now one submission deadline...
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Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
The Academy and ABC Announce Key Dates For 91st Oscars

The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 91st Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2019. 

Academy key dates for the 2018 Awards season are:
 

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Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
The 2018 AICP Show & Next Awards Shortlists Released

Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, today announced the AICP Awards Shortlists, which are comprised of work entered into the AICP Show and AICP Next Awards. The winners of the AICP Show andAICP Next Awards will be revealed during AICP Week, a celebration of marketing in the motion image. The...

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Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
Bodega Crafts Content To Raise Awareness For Trickle Up

New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company BODEGA served as the agency and production company on a content campaign for NYC-based nonprofit Trickle Up. Trickle Up works with the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people to help...

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Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
Photographer Tadd Myers Announces New Zealand Sheep Farm Promotional Piece

Photographer Tadd Myers has announced a beautiful new body of photographs captured during a recent trip to New Zealand. His New Zealand Sheep Farm Promotional Piece showcases a “day in the life” of these hardworking farmers, their sheep, and herding dogs in a beautifully designed 36-page folio....

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Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
PMA Expands Global Focus, Names New Board Members, and Announces Location & Dates for 2018 Production Music Conference

In recognition of the global impact of production music and the growth in international mobile, streaming and social media productions and distribution, The Production Music Association (PMA,) the leading advocacy group for the global production music industry, is expanding its focus to embrace...

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Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
Tessa Films Partners With Blind Barber On Launch Campaign Introducing MLB All-Star Bryce Harper

The new online campaign for Blind Barber, the upscale chain of barbershops and grooming products, introduces Washington Nationals All-Star Bryce Harper as its spokesperson, as well as providing the perfect opportunity for ...

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Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
SPEAK: Fast Machine & Lord Danger Harness The Power of Poetry For Get Lit

Creative agency Fast Machine partnered with nonprofits GetLit.org and Into-Action.us on a campaign highlighting social injustice through the power of spoken word. Fast Machine’s concept aims to create awareness, inspire...

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Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
Whitehouse Post Chicago Signs Editor John Dingfield

International editorial company Whitehouse Post is pleased to welcome award-winning commercial editor John Dingfield to their roster.  A versatile editor known for...

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Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018
Peter Dietrich Hits the Bullseye with “Hole Maker” for Snack Food Chipita

For a new spot for snack food giant Chipita, director Peter Dietrich created a scene straight out of a classic Western. A clean-cut stranger walks into a bar and engages in a test of marksmanship with a surly tough guy. The tough guy shoots a silver dollar out of the air. The stranger responds,...

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Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018
MTI Film Provides Some Spark for Indie Thriller “How the Light Gets In”

MTI film recently provided a package of post-production services for How the Light Gets In, a cerebral crime drama about a New York City detective, under investigation for his involvement in a suspicious shooting.  The independent film marks the feature directorial debut for Steven...

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Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018
MPSE April Sound Event To Highlight Real-Time Vocal Processing

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will explore new technologies for vocal processing in the latest in its series of Sound Advice events, set for April 26th at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City.

Matthew...

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Friday, Apr. 20, 2018
Cut+Run Shortlisted For 10 AICE Awards

Cut+Run is honored to be shortlisted for 10 AICE awards. The 2018 AICE Awards accepted entries in 18 categories, which honor the excellence and skill of the editor, and nine craft categories. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony in Culver City,...

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Friday, Apr. 20, 2018
Stephen Arnold Music Provides Complete Music Supervision Services for 2018 Scripps Howard Awards

The annual Scripps Howard Awards stand as one of the nation’s most prestigious journalism competitions. For the second consecutive year, The Vault production music library from ...

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Friday, Apr. 20, 2018
Secret's Out In The Advertising World: Clients Are Finding Refuge in Chicago's Secret Fort
As marketing decision-makers behind major brands are reinventing the relationships with their advertising agencies, Secret Fort, a Chicago-based company, has been busy forging a "refuge for marketers." Quietly launched in 2016 by industry veterans, Secret Fort is reinventing the traditional...
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Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Volt Studios and Nice Shoes Minneapolis Move To Spacious New Studio

Leading post-production companies Volt Studios and Nice Shoes have moved to an expansive new location at 733 South Marquette Avenue, building off of a successful four-year partnership, as well as Volt’s 11 year...

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Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
GPL Technologies Names Rob Di Figlia To Lead New Software Services Initiative

GPL Technologies, a leading technologies solutions provider to the media and entertainment industry, has appointed Rob Di Figlia to the newly-created post of Vice President of Software Services. A former executive with Autodesk, Di Figlia will work with enterprise-level clients in integrating...

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Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018
SMPTE Hollywood Section To Tour PHI Stoa Film and Television Archive

On Saturday, April 21, the Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, will be guests of the Packard Humanities Institute and the UCLA Film and Television Archive for tours of the...

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