The National Association of Theatre Owners will honor Rolando B. Rodriguez, chairman of NATO and senior advisor to The Marcus Corporation and Influx, with the 2023 NATO Marquee Award during this year’s CinemaCon. The announcement was made by Mitch Neuhauser, managing director of CinemaCon.
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.
Cinemark is bringing back the all-inclusive festival pass for its annual Oscar Movie Week festival. In theatres from March 6-12, the festival gives moviegoers the chance to experience this year’s Best Picture and Best Live Action and Animated Short Film nominees in advance of Hollywood’s biggest night, when the 95th Oscars air March 12 on ABC. The festival is being held at more than 120 participating Cinemark theatres nationwide.
On January 28, NASA, the Houston Cinema Arts Society, and Space Center Houston will host a screening of films by finalists and winners of the 2022 CineSpace international short film competition.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced the nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year awards for the Film and Television categories. Nominees will be awarded live and in-person at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 25 during the annual Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards. In a first for the awards, the SOC has announced six nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in both the Film and Television categories.
Dolby Laboratories’ Ioan Allen has been presented with the International Cinema Technology Association presented with its Icon Award. Allen becomes the second honoree to receive the award, which was first bestowed upon the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation for its efforts to aid members of the cinema industry when COVID-19 closed theatres.
The U.S. Representative for Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity National CineMedia have announced the launch of the 2023 Young Lions Competition. The 2023 Young Lions competition opens the door to up-and-coming creative professionals, with an intense focus on smart, strategic, original ideas across disciplines, and an increased emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is the most prestigious creative competition for today’s rising stars in the creative, media, public relations, and digital industries.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors association has announced its nominees for the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors has announced that Tom Cruise will be among the presenters at the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The three-time Academy Award nominee and star and producer of this year’s $1.4 billion box office hit Top Gun: Maverick, will present fellow producer Jerry Bruckheimer with the MPSE’s annual Filmmaker Award.
The National Association of Broadcasters is launching a new awards program to recognize individuals, companies, and products for outstanding innovations in media technology that promote conservation and reusability of natural resources and foster economic and social development. The NAB Show Excellence in Sustainability Awards will be presented during a special ceremony on the Main Stage at the NAB Show on April 16, 2023, in Las Vegas.