The Trusted Partner Network today announced the launch of its enhanced program with a new membership model, application, and cloud content security assessments, and the TPN+ platform. TPN, which is fully owned by the Motion Picture Association, is leveraging the updated MPA Content Security Best Practices v5.0 to expand its scope to include software application and cloud security in addition to site and work-from-home security assessments.
Production & Post-Production
Goldcrest Post helped to prepare Cat Person for its recent world premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, providing comprehensive post-production services for director Susanna Fogel’s psychological thriller, which Deadline called “a must see.”
POV has acquired the feature documentary, Children of the Mist, directed by Vietnamese filmmaker Hà Lệ Diễm and produced by Trần Phương Thảo. Children of the Mist delves into the tradition of bride kidnapping still practiced by the Hmong, one of Vietnam’s largest ethnic groups. Diễm's directorial feature-length debut, is a tender portrait of a community on the cusp between tradition and modernity, and one girl tragically stuck in the middle.
Rising Sun Pictures has appointed Phil Barrenger to the new role of head of operations. This new position will oversee the artist and technological aspects of the business and will report to RSP president, Jennie Zeiher.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named the eight scientific and technical achievements represented by 19 individual award recipients who will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Friday, February 24 at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, marking its return to an in-person event for the first time since 2019.
The American Film Institute has announced the dates for AFI Fest 2023. The 37th edition of the Institute’s annual festival will take place exclusively in person on October 25-29 at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in the heart of Hollywood. The five-day festival will once again include a curated selection of red-carpet galas, special screenings, world cinema, documentaries, and short films.
BAFTA award-winning visual effects studio Lola has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Annie Gordon as executive producer and Lizzie Hill as senior producer.
Laika and Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture have announced a new exhibition that will showcase the creativity, artistry, and innovation that make the studio a global leader in stop motion animation. Visitors will be immersed in the hidden worlds of Laika — both the magical settings the characters inhabit, and the behind-the-scenes wonders of producing these modern classics.
The Colorist Society Hollywood has launched a new podcast series focused on color grading and the role of the colorist. Hosted by veteran colorist Josh Petok, the series will present insightful conversations with prominent colorists from around the globe and other notable professionals.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced that the association’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards’ Governors Award recipient is Oscar nominee Colin Farrell. Hosted at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 25, the SOC Awards show will honor the top professionals and operators in motion picture, television, and the industry at large.