The Cherokee Nation Film Office recently partnered with Green Pastures Studio and SeriesFest to present the Season 8 Storytellers Initiative, specifically aimed at increasing Native representation within the television industry.
QSC and Moving Image Technologies today announced an agreement in which MIT will assume manufacturing, sales, distribution and servicing of the USL Accessibility line of products from QSC. As of today, QSC is no longer accepting new purchase orders for these products and will work with customers on a case-by-case basis to make deliveries of existing orders by May 13. For orders not been fulfilled by May 13, QSC and MIT will work together to ensure a successful transition for customers.
Technicolor has announced its commitment to the Science Based Targets Initiative’s Net-Zero Standard and the Business Ambition for 1.5°, to reduce business emissions. The Science Based Targets initiative is a global body enabling businesses to set ambitious emissions reductions targets in line with the latest climate science. The goal is for companies across the world to halve near-term emissions before 2030 and to achieve net-zero emissions before 2050.
National CineMedia today announced that Daniel Hahn is joining the company as senior vice president, East Coast sales, effective September 1. Hahn, who will be based in New York, will be responsible for sales strategy and revenue growth for NCM’s on-screen and integrated advertising offerings.
Meyer Sound has appointed Kent Margraves as sales manager, Midwest and Jay Wyatt as program manager, Cinema and Residential.
Deluxe and JMS Group announced today that they have entered into exclusive discussions to finalize the acquisition by Deluxe of Europe based Éclair Theatrical Services, a provider of cinema services including mastering and electronic delivery to content production studios and distributors controlled by JMS. Financial terms were not disclosed. Deluxe is a portfolio company of Platinum Equity.
Movio and Numero, the box office collection and reporting platform, have announced that they will produce Behind the Screens, a new weekly podcast providing actionable insights on the moviegoers behind the box office numbers. The podcast will feature interview segments with Vista Group studio and exhibition partners, data scientists, colleagues, and others.
Prasad Corporation, which calls itself one of the world’s largest post-production houses, has named Mark Smirnoff president for North America and made him responsible for sales and operations.
The Board of Governors of the American Society of Cinematographers has voted on the organization’s 2021-2022 officers and Stephen Lighthill has been re-elected president. He will serve his next one-year term alongside vice presidents Amy Vincent, Steven Fierberg and John Simmons; treasurer Steven Poster; secretary Gregg Heschong; and sergeant-at-arms Jim Denault.
Egyptian cinematic subtitling and translation specialists TheyDoe Academy have received SubtitleNext Academy Partner certification. Established in 2019, TheyDoe Academy provides dedicated subtitling training for Netflix and other media companies across the Middle East and internationally.