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AMIA Awards to be Presented at Annual Conference

LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2017) – The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will present four awards in recognition of work by individuals in the areas of archiving and preservation on November 30, during the AMIA Annual Conference in New Orleans. This year’s recipients include Robert Gitt, founder of the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s Preservation Department, for the Silver Light Award; Chapin Cutler, co-owner of Boston and Light & […]

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Nick Gold Joins Panel At Big Data Conference

• Chesapeake Systems CRO to Address Influence of Data in Decision-Making and Product Management • Presented by UCLA Anderson School of Management, Conference Showcases Insights from Most Influential Business Leaders Driving Industries Forward BALTIMORE (November 16, 2017) – Nick Gold, Chief Revenue Officer and Solutions Consultant for Chesapeake Systems, has joined the 2017 Big Data Conference, presented by the Easton Technology Management Center and Center for Management in Entertainment and […]

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HPA Awards Announce 2017 Winners

16 November 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) bestowed the 2017 HPA Awards tonight, during a sold-out gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The HPA Awards have become the banner awards ceremony for the professional media content, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world. Awards were […]

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Hollywood Professional Association Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation Conferred Upon NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental

November 9, 2017 (Burbank) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services Company, for the first public Live 4K stream from the International Space Station (ISS). The honor, whose recipient was selected by a jury of industry veterans, was conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence, […]

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Ernie Holzman: Life ReFocused Art Exhibit Set for November 12

LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2017 – Writer-director Matt Reeves (War for the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield), Oscar®-nominated cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network), and cinematographer Ernie Holzman, ASC (Without a Trace, Cora Unashamed, Thirtysomething) present “Ernie Holzman: Life ReFocused,” an art show celebrating film cameras and lenses from the 20th century. The event takes place […]

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AMIA and Boston Light & Sound, in Partnership with The Film Foundation, Host 35mm Projection Workshop

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and Boston Light & Sound, in partnership with Martin Scorsese’s non-profit organization The Film Foundation, will host a three-day, intermediate-level film projection workshop offering expert-led training in the proper handling and presentation of 35mm film in theaters. The hands-on, educational event takes place October 30 – November 1 at Boston Light & Sound in Boston. Areas of instruction, intended for professional projectionists and […]

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American Society of Cinematographers Honors Student Filmmakers at Annual Heritage Awards

LOS ANGELES (October 16, 2017) – The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced their annual Student Heritage Award winners Saturday night during a presentation at the organization’s clubhouse in Hollywood. Three student filmmakers were singled out for demonstrating exceptional abilities in cinematography. The competition is designed to highlight the work of emerging talent, and inspire the next generation of filmmakers. The 2017 winners are: ASC Andrew Lesnie Student Heritage Award, […]

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AMIA Webinars Address Important Topics on the Latest Media Preservation Practices

Organization’s Online Educational Series Presented in Partnership with Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) LOS ANGELES (October 9, 2017) – The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will present a series of online webinars in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). The webinars, designed to educate professionals in the archive and preservation communities on the latest processes impacting their work, begin October 12 and run through November 2, and […]

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RED Digital Cinema Announces New Full Frame Sensor, Monstro 8K VV

Irvine, CA — October 5, 2017. Today, RED Digital Cinema® announced a new cinematic full frame sensor for WEAPON® cameras, MONSTRO™ 8K VV. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step beyond the DRAGON 8K VV sensor with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail. This newest camera and sensor combination, WEAPON 8K VV, offers full frame lens coverage, captures 8K full format motion at up to 60 fps, produces […]

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American Society of Cinematographers Names 2018 Honorees

Organization to Laud Russell Carpenter, Russell Boyd, Alan Caso and Stephen Lighthill at Annual Gala LOS ANGELES (October 5, 2017) – In recognition of their special contributions to the art of cinematography, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named four honorees who will be feted at the 32nd ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Russell Carpenter, ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Russell Boyd, ASC, ACS will earn the […]

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