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Testronic’s Jason Gish Explores UHD from the Consumer’s Perspective

LONDON, 11 September 2017 – Jason Gish, senior vice president of Testronic’s Film and Television Services and general manager of its U.S. Operations, will be a featured speaker during the 3rd Annual Transforming Home Entertainment Summit on the 13th of September at No 4 Hamilton Place in London. The summit, produced by MESA EUROPE, will focus on how the entertainment industry is both managing and responding to the dramatic changes […]

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American Society of Cinematographers Announces Student Nominees in Annual Heritage Award Competition

 Awards Recognize Rising Talent in Cinematography LOS ANGELES (September 11, 2017) – The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has chosen 13 nominees for its 2017 Student Heritage Awards recognizing graduate, undergraduate and documentary student works. This year’s nominees are students from 10 different U.S. film schools. Winners will be revealed on October 14. The 2017 ASC Student Heritage and Student Documentary Awards are named in honor of members Andrew Lesnie […]

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ASC Photo Gallery Exhibit Relaunches in September with New Images

LOS ANGELES (August 29, 2017) – The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Photo Gallery will re-open with a public debut on September 9 from 4 – 9 pm at the historic ASC clubhouse in Hollywood. The exhibit will feature an entirely new collection of still photographs by nine members of the organization, curated by Paris Chong, manager of Leica Gallery LA. It will remain open to the public, by appointment, […]

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ASC Technology Committee Upgraded to Motion Imaging Technology Council

LOS ANGELES (August 17, 2017) – The ASC Technology Committee has been renamed the ASC Motion Imaging Technology Council. Established in 2003, the Committee has helped organize efforts to study and assess subjects ranging from digital cameras and lens optics to motion imaging workflows, advanced color management, virtual production techniques digital archiving and more recently virtual reality. “During our past 14 years of proactive motion picture and TV industry engagement, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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