The Missing Movies board of directors has announced that the organization has received IRS tax exemption status. According to the group, that designation means that it can now apply for grants and accept tax-deductible donations directly.
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Brompton Technology has appointed Lotta Schiefer as its new global sales lead. With an impressive career spanning more than 30 years, during which she has worked with global manufacturers such as Barco, Vari-Lite and Wireless Solutions, Schiefer brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. She will utilize her expertise to further lead the company’s sales team in their mission to provide top level service to Brompton customers across the globe.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced that American Documentary has received eight nominations for documentary films featured in its POV and America ReFramed series in the 44th News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
FilmLight has finalized its 2023 color awards jury and appointed renowned cinematographer, Lawrence Sher, ASC, as this year’s president. Due to popular demand, the awards deadline has also been extended, with submissions now closing to the global colorist community on August 7.
The American Society of Cinematographers, founded in 1919, is an invitation-only organization that recognizes industry professionals in the director of photography and visual effects fields. Membership has become a mark of prestige, as the title of ASC member is considered one of the highest honors a Hollywood Industry professional can receive.
Blackmagic Design and IntekTV are hosting a Colorist Mixer July 20 at 5:00 pm at the Country Club Lima Hotel in Lima, Peru as part of Blackmagic Week. Diego Yhama, CSI, founder of Estudio Roco, Bogota, and creator of the podcast Coloristas Hispanos, will host the event and give a talk on artificial intelligence-assisted color grading.
The 2023 Macon Film Festival has announced its lineup of nearly 100 films, including both traditional and full-dome immersive content. The 18th annual, four-day festival will be held throughout historic downtown Macon August 17-20. Additional special screenings and celebrity appearances will be announced in the coming weeks.
Honoring Disability Pride Month and the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ReelAbilities Film Festival has launched Its accessible streaming platform dedicated to films that celebrate and explore the lives and experiences of people with disabilities.
Cluster Studio, Mexico’s leading post-production studio, has re-invested in FilmLight by upgrading its pair of Baselight Two systems, supporting its move into the entertainment market as they cater to a growing amount of content being produced in the region.
Last night, Sphere lit up the global stage with a captivating display of dynamic, animated content on the venue’s exterior – the Exosphere – transforming the Las Vegas skyline. A signature feature of Sphere, the Exosphere will showcase a wide range of artistic and branded content that will be seen not only by guests at Sphere and the more than 40 million visitors to Las Vegas each year, but also is photographed and shared around the world on social media.