The Motion Picture Sound Editors today announced that submissions for the 71st Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards will open Thursday, September 1. The Golden Reel Awards honor outstanding achievement in sound editing in categories spanning feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, and student work.
In an impassioned formal statement, Yana Collins Lehman, chair of the Post New York Alliance, called for a quick end to the actors’ and writers’ strikes. If the strikes continue for too long, she fears, there may be no post-production houses still in business to support film and television production. Here is her statement in its entirety:
The American Society of Cinematographers, founded in 1919, is an invitation-only organization that recognizes industry professionals in the director of photography and visual effects fields. Membership has become a mark of prestige, as the title of ASC member is considered one of the highest honors a Hollywood Industry professional can receive.
The International Union of Cinemas, the trade association representing cinema operators and their national associations across 39 European territories, has published its annual report on key cinema trends in the region in 2022/23. After two disrupted years, 2022 marked a step-change in the recovery of the European cinema industry, sending a clear signal of the desire of audiences to return to the big screen when presented with a strong and diverse film offer and allowing cinemas to re-affirm their cultural and social significance within local communities.
The International Union of Cinemas, the European cinema trade grouping, has launched the seventh edition of its Women’s Cinema Leadership Program, a 12-month mentoring scheme for women in cinema exhibition.
The European Cinema trade grouping UNIC – representing national associations and cinema operators across 39 territories – last week officially launched the UNIC People Program, its five work streams for the year ahead, and its newly formed advisory board.
The trade association New York Women in Film & Television is pleased to announce that 14 projects from 15 of its members have been officially selected for the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival. The festival takes place June 7-18, 2023, both virtually and in-person in New York City.
The International Cinema Technology Association has announced the 2023 winners of the ICTA EMEA Awards, celebrating technological leadership, design, and innovation in the cinema exhibition sector. The award winners are Cineplexx Ljubljana, Slovenia (Best New Build Cinema of the Year), Cineplex Münster, Germany (Best Cinema Refurbishment of the Year) and Forum Sittard, The Netherlands (Best Classic Cinema of the Year).
The next Post Break – Scripted to Unscripted, Post-Production Pathways – is slated for Thursday, June 8 at 4:00 pm EDT. The current Writers Guild of America strike has brought film and television production to a virtual standstill, creating further challenges for post-production professionals whose job security was already threatened by shrinking slates and cost-cutting measures imposed by networks and streamers.
SMPTE Hollywood will delve into the challenges of remastering classic films for modern theatres equipped with immersive sound systems at its meeting on May 25 at 6:00 pm at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.