The Motion Picture Sound Editors will honor two-time Academy Award-nominated supervising sound editor Gwendolyn Yates Whittle with its 2023 Career Achievement Award. Whittle, whose more than 150 film and television credits include Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Minority Report, Munich, Iron Man, Cloverfield, Jurassic World and Fight Club, will receive the award at the 70th MPSE Golden Reel Awards February 26, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
Neon has named Andrew Brown president of digital distribution. The executive, who has served as senior vice president of digital strategy, marketing, and distribution for Neon since 2017, will also continue to serve as co-chairman of Decals, the home entertainment distribution company launched by Neon and Bleeker Street last year.
Ruben Östlund has been appointed as the new Honorary President of the Göteborg Film Festival. Östlund will be an advisor for the festival and leave his artistic imprint on the festival program, starting with the upcoming Göteborg Film Festival 2023.
The HPA Awards returned to the historic Hollywood Legion Theater tonight to celebrate exceptional achievement in color grading, sound, editing, and visual effects. The gala, which filled the Legion to capacity, bestowed additional honors for engineering excellence and outstanding achievement in restoration.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announce that award‐winning actor, comedian, and author Patton Oswalt will host the 70th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Honoring outstanding achievement in sound editing, the Golden Reel Awards will take place on February 26, 2023, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Colorist Society has launched a chapter in Poland. Led by veteran colorists Konrad Ziecina, CSI and Tomasz Frąszczak, CSI, the chapter is open to professional colorists across Poland’s rapidly growing film, television and advertising industries. It plans to foster networking opportunities, host meetings and training sessions, and promote the craft of color grading both in Poland and internationally. The group also plans to host a colorist mixer.
Bill Neighbors, chief content officer at Xperi, will receive a Career Achievement Award at CineAsia, December 8 during the Annual Awards Ceremony at the Millennium Hilton in Bangkok. Xperi invents, develops, and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences delivered via its brands DTS, TiVo, HD Radio, and Imax Enhanced.
After a long and careful evaluation process, the winners of the 2022 FilmLight Color Awards were announced at a special ceremony as part of EnergaCamerImage on Sunday. The awards were independently judged by renowned cinematographers, directors, and colorists.
Park Circus has appointed seasoned and highly respected film and TV executive Doug Davis as CEO. He will replace Mark Hirzberger-Taylor who is stepping down to focus on new ventures.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors will honor Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of this year’s $1.4 billion box office hit Top Gun: Maverick, with its annual Filmmaker Award. Among the most prolific and successful film and television producers of all time, Bruckheimer is responsible for such big-screen spectacles as the Pirates of the Caribbean, National Treasure, Bad Boys and Beverly Hills Cop franchises, and the hits Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Remember the Titans, Armageddon, The Rock, Crimson Tide, Top Gun and Flashdance.