Ci Media Cloud, a cloud-based media management and collaboration solution from Sony that allows users to capture, backup, review, transform, and run streamlined post-production workflows, has updated its offerings to include a plan optimized for small and medium businesses and added functionality including Ci Transfer, a new desktop file transfer app, and enhanced support for Dolby Atmos audio files.
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The Advanced Imaging Society has announced that its inaugural Distinguished Artist Award will be bestowed upon Jeffrey Wright recognizing his commanding performance in American Fiction. The 2024 Lumiere Awards ceremony will take place February 9 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Phosphene, the award-winning visual effects and design studio, served as the principal visual effects house for FX’s critically acclaimed mystery series A Murder at the End of the World. Created, written, and directed by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, A Murder at the End of the World centers on a Gen Z amateur sleuth, Darby Hart (Emma Corrin), who is working to solve a murder at a secluded luxury hotel in Iceland during a furious snowstorm. The series also stars Clive Owen, Harris Dickinson, Alice Braga, and Marling, herself.
The American Cinema Editors, honorary society of motion picture editors, which was founded in 1950, will honor filmmakers John Waters with its Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award. The statue recognizes “an artist who exemplifies distinguished achievement in the art and business of film.”
The Society of Camera Operators has announced the nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year awards for the Film and Television categories. Honorees will be awarded live and in-person at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood on February 24 during the annual Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Cinépolis is deploying Unique X’s MovieTransit network in Mexico. All 6,821 Cinépolis screens throughout Mexico will be connected. This multi-year agreement marks the roll out of Unique X’s electronic network for fast, efficient and reliable delivery of feature film and trailer content to all Cinépolis locations across Mexico, increasing the number of connected sites to nearly 800 in the territory and 3,500 worldwide.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors association today announced the nominees for the 71st Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding feature film, television, animation, computer entertainment, and student productions.
Preserving media assets is critical. Archiving media content not only enables assets to be remonetized, but it also empowers content creators to maximize viewer engagement and drive consumer satisfaction. Historically, the cinema industry has found media archiving challenging, with real-world instances of movie libraries on tape going up in flames, the wrong files being deleted, and critical security issues.
The American Society of Cinematographers has announced its 2024 Outstanding Achievement Award nominees in feature film, documentary, television, and music video categories. Winners will be announced during the 38th Annual ASC Awards ceremony on March 3, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced the premiere of its photography exhibition, Delivering the Image: Operators and Crew Answering the Challenge. The showcase will take center stage at the upcoming SOC Awards Show on February 24 at the Directors Guild of America, Hollywood, California providing an exclusive opportunity for attendees to personally view and acquire one-of-a-kind works by renowned photographers and past SOC Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees Phillip V. Caruso, Peter Iovino, Bruce McBroom, and JoJo Whilden.