The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has named the outstanding industry members who will be recognized October 29 at the SMPTE 2015 Awards Ceremony. The SMPTE 2015 Awards Ceremony, supported by Imax, is being held in conjunction with the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.
Chainsaw, A Sim Group company, provided post production services for 11 television productions that received a total of 54 nominations in the 67th Emmy Awards. They include HBO’s Game of Thrones, which led all shows with 24 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, as well as nominations in directing, cinematography, editing and sound categories. Chainsaw performed editorial conforming and color grading for the show.
In support of their mission to advance the art of cinematography by inspiring and educating the next generation of filmmakers, the American Society of Cinematographers has announced the nominees for the 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards.
The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced that Panasonic is a recipient of the organization's 2015 Engineering Excellence Award for the company's development of the 4K-camera imager in its VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The honor will be bestowed on November 12 during the tenth annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California.
Artists from FuseFX received two nominations in visual effects categories in the 67th Emmy Awards.
Kodak has named five students as award winners in the 2015 Kodak Scholarship Program, a global competition held annually in collaboration with the University Film and Video Program.
Aaron Lieber claimed the Grand Prize of ReDirect Surf 2015 for his film The Wild, featuring Noah Beschen. The top prize was the Red Epic Dragon camera package worth over $50,000 that he shot on during the competition.
Technicolor PostWorks New York provided post-production services for five television series and three documentaries that received nominations in the 67th Emmy Awards. Nominated series include:
The Americans (FX) is nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Joshua Brand) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Margo Martindale).
Technicolor PostWorks provided digital dailies, VFX, editorial conforming, and color grading.
Sound artists from Sony Pictures Post Production Services are among the nominees in the 67th Emmy Awards.
Prime Focus Technologies has earned Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Global Growth Excellence Leadership Award after an independent analysis of the Media Workflow and Resource Management market.