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Academy Announces 10 VFX Oscar Contenders

And now there are 10 — the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today narrowed the competitive field for this year's VFX Oscar to just 10 films, announcing the slate that was decided upon by the Academy's Visual Effects … more »

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Academy Narrows Documentary Features Slate to 15

It's that time of year — the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says 15 films are now under consideration for the Oscar for the best documentary feature. The shortlist was selected in preliminary voting by members of the … more »

VDS Launches Line-up of Turnkey Scratch Workstations

Versatile Distribution Services (VDS) in Marlborough, MA, announced that it is the exclusive North and Latin American seller of turnkey digital workflow systems running Assimilate Scratch on HP Z820 workstations. The systems will be available in 2K/4K and HD configurations, … more »

People and Places: Roebuck and Harrington Join Imaginary Forces, Dorfman Goes to O Positive, and More

Imaginary Forces (IF) put Executive Producer Sarah Roebuck, formerly of New York production company East Pleasant, in charge of live action. Her responsibilities will include team-building and developing live-action work for directors on the IF roster. "For years, [Co-founder and … more »

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Industrial Color Partners with Modern VideoFilm for East Coast Dailies

Earlier this month, digital photography services provider Industrial Color in New York City and post-production facility Modern VideoFilm in Burbank, CA, announced a partnership in which Industrial Color will provide on-set and in-house dailies services to Modern's customers in the … more »

Autodesk’s Stig-Eric Gruman Dies at 51

Autodesk VP of Media and Entertainment Sales Stig-Eric Gruman passed away on Saturday at the age of 51. Gruman had been with Autodesk's entertainment solutions division for nearly 15 years, holding positions in sales, finance, product development, product management, customer … more »

Game of Thrones: Kissed by Fire

ASC Announces Television Nominees for Best Cinematography

Game of Thrones ruled the kingdom of nominees for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for television programming today, with three-time ASC Award-winner Jonathan Freeman, ASC, and first-time nominee Anette Haellmigk receiving nominations for … more »

Dean Cundey to Receive ASC Lifetime Achievement Award

Dean Cundey, ASC, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards, to be held at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom on February 1. Also to be honored at the … more »

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Video Equipment Rentals Buys Fletcher Film and Digital Camera Division

Video Equipment Rentals (VER) is buying Fletcher's film and digital camera rental business, the company said. The division will maintain a separate identity from its parent company, VER said, including a different phone number, website, floor space and staff. It … more »

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Five Questions: Four K Productions Head Kevin Williamson

A pilot for MIX, a mixology-themed series with a twist, was just completed by Four K Productions in Los Angeles. The twist — as you might guess from the production name — is that the show was produced in 4K. … more »