Awards

Digital Domain Wins 2015 AICP VFX Award

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:21 -- Nick Dager

Digital Domain was honored at the 2015 AICP Awards for Best Visual Effects for the commercial, Destiny Become Legend. Directed by acclaimed feature filmmaker Joseph Kosinski, Digital Domain collaborated with agency 72andSunny and live action production company Reset, to create this breathtaking piece for one of the year’s best selling games. The piece for the first person shooter features a stunning blend of cinematic live action and visual effects.

Cine Gear Expo to Present Arri with Lifetime Technical Achievement Award

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 13:45 -- Nick Dager

Arri will be honored for its role in advancing the art and craft of filmmaking with the Cine Gear Expo 2015 Lifetime Technical Achievement Award on June 5 in a ceremony at Paramount Studios Hollywood. The distinction recognizes Arri’s dedication to advancing motion picture technology over its 98-year history. Arri president and CEO Glenn Kennel will accept the award.

Shotgun Announces 2015 Pipeline Awards Call for Entries

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 13:05 -- Nick Dager

Shotgun Software is calling for entries for the second annual Pipeline Awards to recognize excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage. Members of the global Shotgun community are encouraged to submit inventive tools and individuals for consideration and an opportunity to be recognized with a distinguished Pipeline Award.

Animated Dolby Film Silent Wins Two Emmys

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:11 -- Nick Dager

Dolby’s short animated film Silent won two Daytime Emmy Awards at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Daytime Creative Arts Emmys ceremony, held last Friday in Los Angeles, California. Created in conjunction with Moonbot Studios and CAA Marketing, a division of leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency, Silent represents the evolution of film technology from the silent-film era to the present day. The three-minute film celebrates how storytellers, inventors, and technology work together to create magic in the cinema.

David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies Nominated for BAFTA

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:08 -- Nick Dager

The spellbinding visual account of how flying animals evolved into the familiar species we see today, became a reality in the stunning documentary series David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies. Attenborough said of the project, “The story of evolutionary flight is one I’ve always wanted to tell. It’s our most ambitious yet.”

Dolby Cinema Wins Red Dot Award for Design

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:03 -- Nick Dager

Dolby Cinema has earned a 2015 Red Dot Award for outstanding product design. Since 1954, the Red Dot competitions have been among the most renowned international product design competitions, with annual awards selected by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany, known worldwide as a "qualification and communication centre for industry, politics, and society."

Wendy Aylsworth to Receive Inter-Society’s Ken Mason Award

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:50 -- Nick Dager

Entertainment industry veteran Wendy Aylsworth, senior vice president, technology, Warner Bros. Technical Operations, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation’s Ken Mason Award, honoring an individual who has made outstanding long-term contributions leading to the overall improvement of the motion picture experience. Susie Beiersdorf, president, Inter-Society, made the announcement.

The Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

Digital Cinema Report is pleased to announce the introduction of the Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award. The first award winners will be chosen from among the companies exhibiting at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas April 11-16. The winners will be those products, technologies or services that best help advance the motion picture business.

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