Digital Domain Receives Two Oscar Nominations for Visual Effects

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 11:15 -- Nick Dager

Visual effects studio Digital Domain has received two nominations in the category of Best Visual Effects for the upcoming 94th annual Academy Awards. The nominations highlight Digital Domain’s work on both 20th Century Fox’s Free Guy, and Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: No Way Home. The winners will be announced on Sunday, March 24. The honorees named in each are: Free Guy: Swen Gillberg, Nikos Kalaitzidis, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick; and Spider-Man: No Way Home: Kelly Port, Scott Edelstein, Chris Waegner and Dan Sudic.

Orbital Redux Wins Two 2022 International Academy of Web Television Awards

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 11:03 -- Nick Dager

The science fiction series Orbital Redux has been awarded Best Drama Series, Best Directing (Drama), and Best Original Music at the 2022 International Academy of Web Television Awards. Produced by Butcher Bird Studios, the innovative series broke new ground in live interactive entertainment by combining innovative live production technology with classic filmmaking techniques.

Cinemark Introduces All-Access Pass for Oscar Movie Week Festival

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 09:52 -- Nick Dager

Cinemark is introducing a new all-inclusive digital pass for cinema’s biggest fans during its annual Oscar Movie Week festival. In theatres from March 21 through March 27, the festival gives fans the chance to experience this year’s Best Picture and Best Short (Live Action and Animated) nominated films and have their own ballot ready in hand when the 94th Oscar’s air March 27 on ABC. In partnership with Focus Features’ Downton Abbey: A New Era, the festival is being held at more than 100 participating Cinemark theatres nationwide.

Ellis Jacob to Receive the 2022 NATO Marquee Award

Mon, 02/07/2022 - 11:06 -- Nick Dager

The National Association of Theatre Owners will honor Ellis Jacob, president, and CEO of Cineplex, with the 2022 NATO Marquee Award during this year’s CinemaCon. Mitch Neuhauser managing director of CinemaCon made the announcement. Jacob is being recognized by NATO for his unequalled dedication, commitment, and service to the motion picture theatre industry.

Ellen Kuras First Woman to Receive ASC Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu, 02/03/2022 - 11:49 -- Nick Dager

The American Society of Cinematographers will recognize the work of four exceptional artists at its 36th Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. Ellen Kuras, ASC will receive the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award; she is the first woman ever to win the award. Peter Levy, ASC, ACS will be presented with the Career Achievement in Television Award, and John Lindley, ASC will be honored with the President’s Award. Panavision’s Dan Sasaki will receive the ASC’s inaugural Curtis Clark Technical Achievement Award, which will be given to an individual who has made significant technological contributions to the art and craft of cinematography. The awards will be presented on March 20 at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood.

American Society of Cinematographers Announces 2022 Award Nominees

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 10:39 -- Nick Dager

The American Society of Cinematographers has named its annual Outstanding Achievement Award nominees in the categories of feature film, documentary, and television cinematography. Winners will be announced during the 36th ASC Awards on March 20. The ceremony will be a hybrid event, both in person and live streamed, at the historic ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood.


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