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"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
Stellar Sound Team Brings the Adventure Roaring to Life at Sony Pictures Post Production Services
Culver City, CA -- In Columbia Pictures’ Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle , the game has changed as four teenagers are sucked into the world of Jumanji. Director Jake Kasdan has introduced many clever twists to the action-adventure, and that created plenty of opportunities for the film’s sound crew to get creative with sound. All sound services were completed at Sony Pictures Post Production Services. The new film centers on four high school students who discover an old video game console and are drawn into the... Read more, comment
FotoKem Creates a New World of Post For "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Hand-in-hand with Filmmakers, FotoKem’s Creative and Technical Teams Supported Global Production on a Massive Scale
Burbank, CA -- FotoKem , a leader in digital and film post production, was the facility of choice for providing comprehensive creative and technical services from pre-production through final deliverables on the critically acclaimed Star Wars: The Last Jedi from Disney/Lucasfilm. The facility built technically advanced solutions that supported the creative team through their interplanetary production from dailies to color grade. Services included a customized workflow for dailies, editorial and VFX support,... Read more, comment
Flexon Eyewear and Nice Shoes Teleport Viewers Into An Immersive VR Space Station
NEW YORK -- Flexon Eyewear, a brand known for its technologically advanced and durable, memory metal designs, set out to showcase and educate optometrists about their current product line and brand history. They saw Virtual Reality (VR) as an opportunity to equip their salespeople with marketing messaging and a wow factor beyond traditional sales tools. They approached the team at Nice Shoes Creative Studio, who worked with them to design and develop an interactive VR theater that stepped right into their... Read more, comment
Technicolor PostWorks Prepares 18 Films For Sundance
NEW YORK -- Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services for more than a dozen films screening at next year’s Sundance Film Festival. They include dramatic and documentary films competing in the festival’s U.S. and World competitions, as well as films included in the Premiere, Midnight, Next, Special Events and Animated Short Films programs. Technicolor PostWorks performed editorial conforming and color grading. PostWorks provided ADR, sound editorial and sound mixing. The 2018 Sundance Film... Read more, comment
Producers Guild Of America Announces Theatrical Motion Picture And Television Nominations For The 2018 Producers Guild Awards Presented By Cadillac
LOS ANGELES -- The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today theatrical motion picture and television nominations for the 29 th Annual Producers Guild Awards presented by Cadillac. This year, the nominees in the category for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures included a tie, so for the first time the PGA presents 11 film nominees. All 2018 Producers Guild Awards winners will be announced on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los... Read more, comment
DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017
LOS ANGELES -- Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017. “Directors are driving the push to more distinctive television, eye-catching commercials and powerful documentaries,” said Schlamme. “From 30-second spots to multi-hour mini-series, the nominees across these nine categories are leading that charge. We are proud to honor the tremendous range of excellence found in the... Read more, comment
American Society of Cinematographers Unveils Nominees in All Categories
LOS ANGELES -- The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the nominees in all categories of the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Winners will be revealed at the organization’s February 17 ceremony, which will be emceed this year by Ben Mankiewicz, a longtime host on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). The event will be held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. This year’s nominees are: Theatrical Release Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Blade Runner 2049 Bruno... Read more, comment
Nominations Announced For Art Directors Guild 22nd Annual Excellence In Production Design Awards
Awards Gala to be Held Jan. 27 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom; Complete Nominations Listing
HOLLYWOOD -- The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and, for the first time, animation features. Winners will be honored at the Awards Gala on Saturday, January 27, 2018, in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. Today’s announcement was made by Art Directors Guild President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producers Thomas Walsh, ADG, and... Read more, comment
Cinema Audio Society Nominations For The 54th Annual CAS Awards For Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing For 2017
Complete Listing of Nominations; Winners To Be Announced February 24, 2018
LOS ANGELES -- The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories. Also announcing the Outstanding Product Nominations. “The CAS would like to congratulate all our nominees for their fine work in 2017. The standard of excellence from our creative community is on display for all to hear and we are delighted to be blessed with this year’s wealth of wonderful work,” said Mark Ulano, CAS President. NOMINATIONS FOR... Read more, comment
Nominees Announced For The  20th Anniversary CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)
Complete List of Nominations
LOS ANGELES -- Nominees were announced today for the 20th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. Produced by JumpLine, this year’s platinum anniversary CDGA gala will take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Honorees including the Career Achievement, Distinguished Collaborator, Distinguished Service, and Spotlight awards will be announced in the coming weeks. The 20th CDGA will be sponsored by THE OUTNET.COM... Read more, comment
The Make-up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Nominations Announced For Annual Awards Recognizing Outstanding Achievements In Motion Pictures, Television, Commercials And Live Theater
LOS ANGELES -- The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) have announced nominations for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater during 2017. Winners will be honored at the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live, hosted by Comedienne Loni Love. The announcement was made today by MUAHS President Sue Cabral-Ebert. “Congratulations to all the nominees who should be... Read more, comment
Robin Shenfield Of The Mill To Chair The 2018 AICP Show  
Call For Entries Now Open
NEW YORK -- Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP announced today that Robin Shenfield, Co-Founder and CEO of The Mill, will serve as Chairperson of the 2018 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial. The AICP Show is one of the tent-pole events of AICP Week, which also includes the debut of the AICP Next Awards, as well as various creative and educational sessions at the AICP Week Base Camp. AICP Week will take place in New York this June. Entries are now being accepted HERE . “Having... Read more, comment
Former Leo Burnett EVP Tom Flanagan Joins Big Block
The Agency-Accelerator Is Quietly Playing A Big Role At CES 2018
LOS ANGELES -- The creative services and media ventures company Big Block today announced it added former Leo Burnett EVP Tom Flanagan to its executive team. Flanagan will serve as Chief Content & Innovation Officer at Big Block. Big Block, which works with companies such as ESPN, Ford and the NBA has been quietly expanding its foothold across multiple parts of the media ecosystem. From strategic investments in TV4, the linear programming platform to Enterra, a leading AI company based in Princeton, to... Read more, comment
Carbon Chicago Bolsters Roster with Addition of Several Key Talents
Chicago, IL -- Since opening its third office, in Chicago in 2016, Carbon continues to cement their place in the market by acquiring iconic brands Filmworkers Chicago and Vitamin, to become the second largest visual effects and design studio in the city. Carbon is excited to welcome all of the key talent that made these brands such a respected part of the film and advertising community. “This is an exciting time for Carbon,” says Whitehouse Post Managing Partner David Brixton. “They are gaining some world-... Read more, comment
charlieuniformtango Names Fran Montoya Head of Sales
Brings over twenty years of industry experience
DALLAS -- Lola Lott, charlieuniformtango principal/CEO, announced Fran Montoya has been named Head of Sales. Fran Montoya brings over twenty years of sales rep experience to charlieuniformtango. Most recently, she was Director of Sales of the commercial division of Reel FX for ten years. Prior to that, she was an independent rep, owning her own company, Montoya Reps, working with some of the best-known names in the commercial production industry. “I’ve known and respected Lola for years,” Fran Montoya... Read more, comment
70th Annual DGA Awards: Judd Apatow To Host, Don Mischer To Chair
LOS ANGELES -- Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced that Judd Apatow will host the 70th Annual DGA Awards, and Don Mischer has been appointed Awards Chair for the event, which will take place on February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. “What makes the DGA Awards so special for directors is the opportunity to connect with, and be recognized by, their peers – and this year, we’ll have two powerhouse directors tailoring the evening’s celebration of filmmaking with... Read more, comment
Comedian Johnathan Fernandez Set To Host The Art Directors Guild Awards
2nd Annual "Excellence in Production Design" Awards Set for Jan. 27, 2018
LOS ANGELES -- Comedian Johnathan Fernandez will host the 22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards (ADG, IATSE Local 800) on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. The announcement was made by ADG Awards Producers Thomas A. Walsh, ADG, and Thomas Wilkins, ADG. Johnathan Fernandez is a series regular on FOX's hit show Lethal Weapon , currently in its second season. He can also be seen on CBS's Bull and Adam Ruins Everything on trutv, and he... Read more, comment
SHOOT's 16th Annual 2018 New Directors Search Opens For Entries To Those Directing Professionally Less Than Three Years; Aspiring Filmmakers Get The Chance To Make Their Case For The Showcase
Seeking The Best Up-And-Coming Movie, Short Film, TV, Commercial, Music Video and Web Video Directors; Finalists Celebrated At SHOOT May Event At The DGA In NYC
LOS ANGELES & Westport, CT -- SHOOT ® announced today that the 2018 SHOOT New Directors Search is officially open now through March 31, 2018. This is SHOOT's 16th annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming directors who, based on their initial work, show promise to soon make major positive contributions to advertising and/or entertainment in its traditional and emerging forms. Enter at now thru March 31st, 2018 Midnight ET. The 25-30 Showcase Finalists Will Receive Priceless... Read more, comment
Call For Entries Now Open For The Semiannual SHOOT 2017 Behind The Scenes (BTS) Photo Contest - Winter 2017 Edition
Showcase Opportunity For Film, TV, Commercials, Music Video and Web Video Content Producers who are creating, shaping and defining the motion picture production and post industry
Westport, CT and HOLLYWOOD -- The Editors of SHOOT ® , the leading publication and website for entertainment and commercial motion picture production & postproduction, have opened the call for entries for the SHOOT Behind The Scenes (BTS) Photo Contest - Winter 2017 Edition. SHOOT invites amateur and professional photographers throughout the motion picture industry worldwide to enter the Contest. Entry is FREE. Entries for the 2017 Winter Contest will be accepted now thru March 1, 2018. For a detailed overview, entry... Read more, comment

SHOOT Publicity Wire Shares The Most Viewed Motion Picture Industry News Releases Posted In 2017

Coverage ranges from an AMP Hall of Fame induction to the unveiling of the year’s AICE Award nominations, and the jury lineup for the ADC 96th Annual Awards to a short film in the Engineering Field

LOS ANGELES & WESTPORT, CT -- The most engaging publicity news release on the SHOOT Publicity Wire (SPW) in 2017 range from news about an advertiser’s induction into the AMP Hall of Fame to the field of nominees for the AICE Awards, the naming of the advertising and motion juries for the ADC 96th Annual Awards, the appointment of chief executives at music and investment companies, and the rollout of new technology. >MORE

SHOOT Publicity Wire's Most Viewed Videos In 2017 Provide Laughs, Insights, Custom Valentines

A rundown of SPW's top 35 videos of the year

LOS ANGELES & WESTPORT, CT -- The most viewed videos of 2017 posted to the SHOOT Publicity Wire (SPW) span comedy, vehicular performance, a behind-the-scenes breakdown of VFX creation for a major feature film, an inspired parody, a website for custom valentines, even a tribute to a school’s "whole-brain" approach to engineering.... >MORE

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