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Claire McGrane to Run Company 3’s London Facility

Company 3 is putting Claire McGrane in charge of its London facility as director of operations. In making the announcement, the company pointed to her work as DI producer on Cold Mountain, one of the first shows to be finished … more »


Lubezki Takes ASC Feature Award for Gravity

Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC, won the award for feature-film cinematography for Gravity at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement, held Saturday Night in Hollywood. Lubezki is now a three-time ASC award-winner, having previously taken … more »


Visual Effects Society Names 2014 Officers of Its Board of Directors

Jeffrey A. Okun was re-elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Visual Effects Society (VES) at the January 2014 VES board meeting. This will mark Okun's sixth one-year term heading up the professional honorary society's board. His resume … more »

Facial Mocap Gets Easier as Faceware Integrates with Vicon’s Cara

Facial performance capture gets a little more flexible with news of a new global partnership between Vicon and Faceware Technologies. The deal makes it easy to process and use data from Vicon's head-mounted Cara rig, a sophisticated new system for … more »


Avid Makes New VP Appointments, Hires New Audit Firm

Avid has made two new executive appointments aimed at bolstering its customer service and software development efforts, the company said last week. Rick Lowenstein, formerly VP of consulting at Adobe, has been named senior VP of customer success and professional … more »

MPSE Names Golden Reel Feature Film Nominees

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announced its nominations for the MPSE Golden Reel Awards feature film categories, just ahead of the Oscar nominations. The television, animation, and computer entertainment category nominations will be announced on Friday. The awards … more »


VES, Cinema Audio Society Reveal Award Nominees

Gravity topped the 12th Annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards nominations, while the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) cited a broad range of achievements in sound mixing for motion pictures and television, as the last round of industry nominations before the … more »


American Cinema Editors Reveal Eddie Nominees

The American Cinema Editors have announced the nominees for the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards, recognizing editorial excellence in film and television productions. There aren't any big surprises in the list of 16 feature film nominees — dramas, comedies and … more »

Academy Sci-Tech Awards Set to Honor Film Lab Owners and Operators

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said that no fewer than 19 achievements will be honored this year during the Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation to take place on Saturday, February 15, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. They … more »


Society of Camera Operators Announces Feature and TV Nominees

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) today announced the nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in 2013 in feature-film and television categories. Nominations are submitted and voted on by active comera operators in the SOC. Camera Operator of the … more »