The Los Angeles Film School, a private media arts college located in the heart of Hollywood, and make.tv have forged a strategic partnership to launch an online marketplace that connects the school’s students with brands and professional broadcasters looking to leverage the new technology. The launch of the Hire a Producer feature with certified student producers from The Los Angeles Film School will serve as the base for the growing marketplace to connect creators and buyers.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has issued a call for papers for the SMPTE Student Paper Award. The Society is also accepting applications for the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship, which is designed to help students further their undergraduate studies in motion pictures and television, with an emphasis on technology.
As part of Kodak’s ongoing commitment to the next generation of filmmakers, the company has issued its annual call for entries in the 2015 KODAK Scholarship Program. This international program is designed to encourage and foster new talent by honoring student filmmakers who demonstrate exemplary filmmaking skills and creativity at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Three Student Scholarship Awards and two Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards will be granted. The deadline for submissions is May 15.
The IEEE has announced a partnership with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers to host the SMPTE Digital Library within the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
Shooting began this week on Academy Award winner Stefan Ruzowitzky's action-thriller, Patient Zero.
Kodak announced today that it has finalized new film supply agreements with all six major Hollywood studios.
The American Film Institute Directing Workshop for Women has formed an Executive Circle consisting of the studios top female leadership to act as mentors to DWW's annual participants.
Barco Escape, Barco’s ultra-wide, multi-screen movie format on Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus device, will debut to the public September 19 with the release of director Wes Ball’s The Maze Runner from 20th Century Fox.
Post-production and visual effects company Encore has hired Andy Gizzarelli as vice president, head of production for its Los Angeles office. Gizzarelli will oversee Encore Hollywood’s team of post-production supervisors, in addition to producing shows in-house – starting with the third season of Netflix’s House of Cards in 4K.
HeckArt Studios embraces new and emerging distribution models, signing a five-year output agreement with DirecTV. HeckArt Studios will world premiere select films on DirecTV that will run exclusively on the platform weeks before being released in theatres.