Zeiss Cinema Americas and Women in Media celebrate Women’s History Month with the new Altitude Awards. These awards will honor the technical and artistic achievements of creatives who are making meaningful, well-crafted stories in the camera and lighting departments. The competition is open to professional and student WIM members working as cinematographers, camera operators and gaffers. First prize is $3000 cash and a full week's use of Zeiss Supreme Prime or Supreme Prime Radiance lenses.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors association hosted a special in-person reception for winners in the 69th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards on March 26th at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Sound Editors honored for their work in feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation and documentaries were presented with gold GRA statuettes and joined with colleagues in celebrating their shared craft.
Christie has named Hideaki Onishi as its new chairman and CEO. With more than 30 years of management experience in various positions within the Ushio, Inc. group – parent company of Christie – Hideaki will begin his role immediately to lead Christie into its next chapter. Hideaki will replace Kazuhisa Kamiyama, who has completed his tenure with Christie and is returning to Japan to take up a new role at Ushio headquarters.
Jeffrey Forman, senior vice president of international sales, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution will receive this year’s Passepartout Award. Mitch Neuhauser, managing director of CinemaCon made the announcement.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has named Heather Morgan to the newly created post of chief of staff and strategy. She will report to CEO Shelli Taylor and is charged with “designing and executing key strategic programs to drive the organization forward.”
CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO, will be held April 25-28, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Teperberg will be presented with this honor at the International Day Luncheon taking place on Monday, April 25.
SMPTE, the global home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, today introduced the board officers, regional governors, and governors-at-large serving terms on the SMPTE Board of Governors in 2022, as well as the standards, education, and membership directors appointed to serve in 2022. This leadership group will welcome SMPTE's next executive director, continue to reimagine how professionals access engineering documents and articles, and guide the Society in providing ongoing value and service to the industry.
Martin Moszkowicz, producer, and chairman of Constantin Film will receive this year’s Career Achievement in Film Award at CinemaCon 2022, the official convention of NATO, which will be held April 25-28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Mitch Neuhauser, managing director of CinemaCon made the announcement CinemaCon, Moszkowicz will be presented with this honor at the International Day Luncheon taking place on Monday, April 25.
Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS won the feature film award for Dune: Part One at the 36th American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards. The event also celebrated Pat Scola for Pig in the Spotlight Award category, and Jessica Beshir for the documentary Faya Dayi.
Screenvision Media has promoted Christine Martino to chief revenue officer, Screenvision Media Entertainment Network, and Gerald Griffin to chief revenue officer, Front + Center Everywhere. As live events return and the cinema industry dramatically recovers, Screenvision has refocused its sales organization to reflect the company's diversified portfolio of inventory that uniquely delivers for advertisers the highly engaged and extremely hard-to-reach audience, both within and beyond cinema.