Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback will receive this year’s CinemaCon Rising Stars of the Year Award, the convention’s managing director Mitch Neuhauser announced today.
Ushio, parent company to Christie, today jointly announced that Koji Naito has been appointed as the new chairman and CEO of Christie Digital Systems, globally.
Tonis Kiis, the senior vice president of international distribution at Warner Bros., has been named CineEurope’s 2023 International Distributor of the Year award recipient. The award will be presented June 22 as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony hosted by the Coca-Cola Company at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
Like many of his peers, Thomas James was inspired to pursue a career in visual effects from watching Harry Potter movies as a youth. Today, after several years of working as an effects artist in film, TV, and advertising in his native London, James is Rising Sun Pictures’ newest teacher.
Cinematographer Ksenia Sereda acknowledges the pressure she first felt when she was selected to shoot The Last of Us, the new HBO series based on the critically acclaimed video game of the same name developed by Naughty Dog for the PlayStation platforms.
The cast of Lionsgate’s Joy Ride will receive this year’s CinemaCon Comedy Ensemble of the Year Award, said the convention’s managing director Mitch Neuhauser.
Lars Weyer has been appointed as a new executive board member and chief financial officer of Arri. The announcement was made by the supervisory board of the global film technology company. In this position, Weyer is responsible for the finance, human resources, IT, and facility management departments.
Diego Yhama, CSI is a Colombian colorist and founder of Bogota post-production boutique, Estudio Roco. The company provides color grading and other services for film, television, and advertising, including projects for NatGeo, Discovery Channel, Discovery Home and Health, and The Fox Channel. Yhama, who is also a DaVinci Resolve Master Trainer, recently launched Coloristas Hispanos, a podcast focused on colorists in the Spanish-speaking world.
Cinema industry veteran Crispin Lilly has been named the new managing director of Showcase Cinemas UK. He will join the company at the end of April with a pledge to build on the industry-leading in-cinema experience Showcase is renowned for and to build on the already successful strategy to drive admissions into its screens post-pandemic.
Imax Corporation today announced two new appointments to its board of directors: Gail Berman and Jen Wong. An award-winning executive with a diverse career across film, television, digital media, and Broadway, Berman is currently chair and CEO of the production studio The Jackal Group. Wong is a celebrated business leader who is currently COO of Reddit and has led digital sales and strategy across global media firms including PopSugar and AOL, as well as Time Inc., where she served as COO and president of digital.