The HPA Awards returned to the historic Hollywood Legion Theater tonight to celebrate exceptional achievement in color grading, sound, editing, and visual effects. The gala, which filled the Legion to capacity, bestowed additional honors for engineering excellence and outstanding achievement in restoration.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announce that award‐winning actor, comedian, and author Patton Oswalt will host the 70th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Honoring outstanding achievement in sound editing, the Golden Reel Awards will take place on February 26, 2023, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Colorist Society has launched a chapter in Poland. Led by veteran colorists Konrad Ziecina, CSI and Tomasz Frąszczak, CSI, the chapter is open to professional colorists across Poland’s rapidly growing film, television and advertising industries. It plans to foster networking opportunities, host meetings and training sessions, and promote the craft of color grading both in Poland and internationally. The group also plans to host a colorist mixer.
Bill Neighbors, chief content officer at Xperi, will receive a Career Achievement Award at CineAsia, December 8 during the Annual Awards Ceremony at the Millennium Hilton in Bangkok. Xperi invents, develops, and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences delivered via its brands DTS, TiVo, HD Radio, and Imax Enhanced.
After a long and careful evaluation process, the winners of the 2022 FilmLight Color Awards were announced at a special ceremony as part of EnergaCamerImage on Sunday. The awards were independently judged by renowned cinematographers, directors, and colorists.
Park Circus has appointed seasoned and highly respected film and TV executive Doug Davis as CEO. He will replace Mark Hirzberger-Taylor who is stepping down to focus on new ventures.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors will honor Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of this year’s $1.4 billion box office hit Top Gun: Maverick, with its annual Filmmaker Award. Among the most prolific and successful film and television producers of all time, Bruckheimer is responsible for such big-screen spectacles as the Pirates of the Caribbean, National Treasure, Bad Boys and Beverly Hills Cop franchises, and the hits Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Remember the Titans, Armageddon, The Rock, Crimson Tide, Top Gun and Flashdance.
Hill County Studios, the film and television complex being developed in San Marcos, Texas, announced today it has appointed Kevin Bar as chief operations officer. With more than 15 years of industry experience, Bar joins Hill Country Studios from Netflix, where he oversaw development and operations for Netflix Studio hubs across the U.S. and Canada as a member of the global studio operations team.
Fancy House of Visual Effects in New York has appointed two highly accomplished visual effects veterans to its senior team. Janine Conway joins the studio as senior producer, helping to oversee production and business development. Chris Green becomes compositing supervisor, focusing on visual effects for features and television.
Award-winning film marketers JP Richards and Keri Moore are joining Lionsgate, effective November 1. The new was announced by Adam Fogelson, vice chair of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.