News & Press Blog

Restored Classic Film Premieres Highlight The Reel Thing Technical Symposium

Los Angeles edition of symposium to address confluence of film restoration and digital technologies in service of future-proofing cinema’s legacies for generations to come LOS ANGELES (August 10, 2017) – The Reel Thing, a symposium dedicated to addressing the preservation and restoration of audio visual collections, will open with the U.S. premiere of a new restoration of the Oscar®-nominated 1960 film “La Verite” (“The Truth”). Two additional new 4K restorations […]

Read More »

RED Digital Cinema’s RED RAVEN Camera Kit Now Available Exclusively Through Apple.com

This professional package includes everything cinematographers need to start shooting, including lens, media, batteries, software and more. Irvine, CA — August 1, 2017. RED Digital Cinema® announced today that its RED RAVEN® Camera Kit is now available exclusively through Apple.com and available to demo at select Apple Retail Stores. This complete handheld camera package features a diverse assortment of components from some of the industry’s top brands, including: RED RAVEN […]

Read More »

EditFest Los Angeles Unveils Five-Star Lineup

Celebrating 10 Years of Inspiration from the Cutting Room (Universal City, CA) July 28, 2017 – EditFest, the popular day-long celebration of the art and craft of editing, returns to the Frank Wells Theater at Walt Disney Studios on August 12, 2017.  Presented by American Cinema Editors (ACE), EditFest 2017 presents top-level film and television editors sharing their experiences and insights. Featuring panels, clips, and conversation, EditFest offers a unique […]

Read More »

HPA Announces 2017 Engineering Excellence Award Winners

Coveted Honors Go to Colorfront, Dolby, RED Digital Cinema, SGO 11 July 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards.  Winners were determined after a judging session held on the 17th of June, after presentations to a panel of industry experts. The coveted honor will be bestowed November 16, 2017 at the 12th annual HPA Awards gala […]

Read More »

Pixelogic First Out with Dolby Vision Compression and Authoring Capabilities

Close Collaboration Between Pixelogic and Dolby Enables Industry First BURBANK, CA. (June 6, 2017) – Pixelogic, the innovative global provider of localization and distribution services, has announced its full integration of Dolby Vision™ compression and authoring capabilities. This industry first is the result of a collaboration between Pixelogic and Dolby’s engineering teams. As a part of the collaboration with Dolby, Pixelogic developed a range of Dolby Vision production tools as […]

Read More »

HPA Seeks Applicants for Second Year of Young Entertainment Professionals Program

Program Promotes Engagement and Advancement Through Mentorship (Los Angeles) 6 July 2017 – On the heels of last year’s successful launch of the Young Entertainment Professionals Program (YEP), the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) is pleased to announce the second year of the YEP program.  YEP 2017 seeks passionate and driven applicants open to mentorship and to developing lasting relationships with industry leaders and other young professionals. The HPA’s YEP program […]

Read More »
Richard Chew, ACE, will be in conversation with Bobbie O'Steen at EditFest LA 2017

Richard Chew, ACE Featured in One-on-One Conversation at EditFest LA

American Cinema Editors’ Popular Event Celebrates its 10th year (Universal City, CA) 29 June 2017 – EditFest LA, the day-long celebration of the art and craft of editing presented by American Cinema Editors, will take place on August 12, 2017 at Walt Disney’s Frank Wells Theater. EditFest launched in LA in 2008, offering a rapt audience the opportunity to hear the world’s best editors share insights and experiences. On this, […]

Read More »

Larry Chernoff To Receive 2017 HPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Los Angeles (June 20, 2017) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Larry Chernoff has been named 2017 recipient of the prized HPA Lifetime Achievement Award. Chernoff will receive the award during the HPA Awards gala on November 16, 2017, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. The HPA Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an individual who is recognized for service and commitment to the […]

Read More »
HPA Tech Retreat UK 2017

HPA Tech Retreat UK Unveils Latest Sessions and Speakers for Main Programme

(London, UK) 13 June 2017 – The HPA has announced the main programme for its 2017 HPA Tech Retreat UK, featuring deep analysis and highly informed debate encompassing the most timely and vital topics impacting the industry. The HPA Tech Retreat UK is a pivotal gathering of experts engaged in the creation, management and dissemination of content for the dynamic landscape of distribution environments. Presented by SMPTE, Ltd., the event […]

Read More »

Pixelogic’s Burbank Facility Receives CDSA Content Protection and Security Certification

BURBANK, CA (June 8, 2017)—Pixelogic, the innovative and fully integrated global provider of localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry, has received CDSA Content Protection and Security Program certification for its new facility in Burbank, Calif. Founded in 1970, CDSA (Content Delivery & Security Association) is the worldwide content protection association. Its Content Protection and Security Program (CPS) focuses on protecting entertainment IP among third-party vendors throughout […]

Read More »