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Kristine Belson Becomes President of Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Entertainment named Kristine Belson, most recently at DreamWorks Animation, the new president of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA). SPA said that Belson will head development and production of original and franchise properties for the studio, reporting directly to Sony … more »

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VideoBlocks Unveils 100% Commission Video Marketplace

The new VideoBlocks Marketplace, launched this week, is aiming to put a good deal of the profits from the stock footage business back into the hands of content creators by returning 100% of the proceeds from their individual sales at VideoBlocks.com. In … more »

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Red Announces New Authorized Rental Houses and Dealers

Red Digital Cinema today announced a line-up of new authorized dealers, creating what the company calls a "support network extension" for customers seeking product demos, tech support, mail-in and drop-off for repairs and upgrades — as well as purchases, naturally. … more »

Technicolor-PostWorks NY Buys The Room

Technicolor-PostWorks New York said it has acquired The Room, the downtown Manhattan finishing boutique that colocated with Technicolor-PostWorks in the West Village three years ago.   The Room's founder, Ben Murray, will become VP, Creative Services, for Technicolor-PostWorks. "Ben will be our creative … more »

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Beast Buys NYC Editorial House Go Robot!

Beast has expanded with the purchase of Go Robot!, a New York editorial boutique. Go Robot! co-founders Adam Liebowitz and Alisa Sheinberg will become senior editor and managing director, respectively, at Beast. "Beast's nationwide network of boutiques will help us extend … more »

Forbidden Technologies Closes Burbank Office As Sales Go Direct

Forbidden Technologies, maker of the Forscene online post-production platform, is closing its office in Burbank, CA, as part of a move to an indirect sales and support model for North America. Forbidden Technologies CEO Stephen Streater told StudioDaily that the … more »

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominations

Motion Picture Sound Editrors, the professional organization for sound editors, has released its roster of 2015 Golden Reel Nominations honoring the work of sound editors on feature film, television, animation, and computer entertainment. Did controversy over the theatrical sound mix … more »

Cinema Audio Society Names Award Nominees for Sound Mixing, Tech Achievements

Despite some late-year controversy over the sound mix of Interstellar, which was said by some audience members to feature incomprehensible dialogue, the film is one of five top nominees for the Cinema Audio Society's 2014 CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in … more »

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Academy Reveals Winners of Scientific and Technical Achievement Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed the list of 58 individuals who will be honored for 21 separate scientific and technical achievements at the annual AMPAS Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation, scheduled for Saturday, February 7, … more »

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Game of Thrones Top VES Award Nominations

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the film to beat in the 13th Annual VES Awards. Slipping the announcement in just before the Oscar nominations are made public this Thursday, the Visual Effects Society nominated the science-fiction franchise … more »