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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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HPA Awards Announces 2017 Nominees

Editing, Sound, Visual Effects and Color Grading Categories Revealed 27 September 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced nominees in the creative categories for the 2017 HPA Awards. Considered the standard-bearer for excellence and innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity, the HPA Awards honor creative achievement and artistic excellence. Receiving a record breaking number of entrants this year, […]

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Panavision Names Johanna Gravelle Canada’s National Sales Manager

Company Announces Jeffrey Flowers to Retire at the End of 2017 TORONTO (September 27, 2017)—Panavision announced that Johanna Gravelle has joined the company as Canada’s national sales manager. Gravelle will be based in Toronto, and is responsible for ensuring that customers receive unparalleled service and top-notch camera and lens systems for their productions in the region. “We are truly excited to have Johanna join the Panavision team,” says Paul Mason, […]

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National TeleConsultants Expands Executive Team with Addition of Laurie Morse

Several Promotions Highlight Growing Expertise of Company in Response to Demands of Industry GLENDALE, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2017) — National TeleConsultants (NTC), one of the most respected media technology consulting, design and systems integration companies in the world, has announced that industry veteran Laurie Morse has joined its executive management team. As head of corporate strategy, Morse will lead the company’s business and marketing efforts. “We are really delighted to […]

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HPA Opens 2018 Tech Retreat Call for Papers

Industry defining conference program seeks proposals LOS ANGELES (September 6 2017) ‑ The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened the call for proposals for the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat®. Key portions of the programming – the main program and the breakfast roundtables – are determined via this call for proposals. The HPA Tech Retreat will take place February 19-23 2018 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in […]

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