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.

Ben Diaz Joins Arri Lighting as Senior Product Manager

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 11:07 -- Nick Dager

Ben Díaz has joined Arri Lighting in its Stephanskirchen office. Effective this month, he will be senior product manager. The company says Díaz strengthens its focus on the development of high-quality LED lighting fixtures and accessories. Together with Arri Lighting head of product management Florian Bloch, Díaz will play an integral role in the planning, development, introduction, and life cycle management of new lighting products.

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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