The American Society of Cinematographers has announced the honorees for the 31st annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Edward Lachman, ASC; Ron Garcia, ASC; Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC; and Nancy Schreiber, ASC will be recognized for their contributions to the art of cinematography at the organization’s awards gala on February 4, 2017, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Lachman will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Garcia will be bestowed with the Career Achievement in Television Award. Rousselot earns the International Award, and Schreiber will take home the Presidents Award.
Screenvision Media’s in-house creative content studio, 40 Foot Solutions, collected more than 30 creative awards throughout the 2016 awards season –including one Golden Trailer and 11 Telly Awards – in recognition of various branded content segments.
New York Women in Film & Television has announced the latest recipients of the NYWIFT Scholarships, which was established in 1995 to provide financial assistance to second-year women students enrolled in graduate film programs.
The Hollywood Professional Association has announced the nominees for its 2016 HPA Awards. Considered the standard-bearer for excellence and innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity, the HPA Awards honor creative achievement and artistic excellence.
Transvideo has received this year’s Cinec Award for its Starlite HD5-Arri monitor-recorder in the category of Camera Technology/New Digital Capturing Tools. The Cinec Award is a unique prize for outstanding achievements and innovations in the fields of motion-picture technology and post-production.
In what could be the first real breakthrough in event cinema, TimePlay will provide its proprietary mobile platform to support The Vista Project student film competition. The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers is a key partner in The Vista Project. TimePlay’s globally patented IP, allows moviegoers to control how stories unfold on the cinema screen in real-time. The deadline for submissions to the contest has been extended to November 15.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Professional Association today announced the Official Selections for the 2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Jurors curated the selected shorts from a record number of more than 250 submissions from more than 46 countries.
Continuing their mission to advance the art of cinematography by inspiring and educating the next generation of filmmakers, the American Society of Cinematographers has announced the nominees for the 2016 ASC Haskell Wexler Student Documentary Award and the Vilmos Zsigmond Student Heritage Award for Undergraduates and Graduates.
Submissions for AFI Awards 2016 are now being accepted online at AFI.com until 5:00 p.m. PT on October 20 for television and 5:00 p.m. PT on October 27 for film. Honorees will be announced on December 8, 2016, with an invitation-only luncheon to follow on January 6, 2017.
For the third consecutive year Rodeo FX has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects on HBO’s Game of Thrones. The VFX studio won the award for its work on Battle of the Bastards, the ninth and perhaps most memorable episode in Season 6.