Cleveland.com, Feb. 27
The memories of a film that linger with us long after we leave the theater are made up of more than just compelling plotlines or star-powered performances. It's also the mood, the lighting, the ambiance. The cinematographer's role in capturing that intrigued Colleen Mleziva.
Variety, Feb. 27
Minorities and women have registered gains in several key areas of television but remained disproportionately represented in most areas of the entertainment industry, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.
KVIA, Feb. 26
The Las Cruces City Council will soon vote on an incentive to attract more experts in the film industry to the southern part of the state. "There's a huge demand," said Marco Olvera, founder and owner of the locally-owned Palamora Productions.
Below the Line, Feb. 26
For the twelfth consecutive year, J.L. Fisher will open their doors for their annual Open House on May 19, 2018. Co-sponsored by the Society of Camera Operators (SOC), International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), the event will include a barbecue, facility tours and two panels at the J.L. Fischer Burbank headquarters.
New York Times, Feb. 1
It has been almost a year since Barry Jenkins’s “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture.
Deadline, Feb. 1
It’s been four months since Riverdale actor KJ Apa crashed into a lamp post after a long day of shooting, giving rise to questions about long hours on movie and TV sets and the dangers of what is known as “drowsy driving.”
Screen Daily, Jan. 31
The subject of data had been regularly alluded to during day one – with panellists often at loggerheads about the influence of an algorithmic approach to filmmaking – and yesterday (Jan 29) the topic was addressed head-on during a panel that explored the future of data in the film business.
Daily Journal, Jan. 31
For Indiana residents with dreams of movie stardom, the path to their dreams normally leads to either Hollywood or New York.
Daily Bruin, Jan. 31
Independent documentary filmmakers can now receive free legal assistance from a new clinic at the UCLA School of Law.
NPR, Jan. 29
Pioneering outdoor filmmaker Warren Miller died last week at 93.
Broadway News, Jan. 28
The battle that Broadway casting directors are fighting over unionization already took place a decade ago in Hollywood.
SHOOT Online, Jan. 27)
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of film, television, commercials, music videos and, for the first time, animation features, during a black-tie ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.
The Guardian, Jan. 27
Hollywood was tingling with relief and pride. Instead of being castigated for ignoring black actors and harassing female ones, the film industry basked in praise for diversity and inclusion.
Variety, Jan. 26
A few years ago, sound man Jimmy Lifton began a licensed training institute to help military veterans, including homeless vets, get jobs in below-the-line trades.
Deadline, Jan. 1
Time's Up, a group of 300 women in the entertainment industry designed to address what's described as "the systemic power imbalances that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential," has started a legal defense fund for sexual harassment claims.
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