Blazing Griffin, a BAFTA-winning games, post-production, film, and TV production facility based in Glasgow has installed an Alcons pro ribbon system for its high-end film mixing room. It’s the first Alcons mix room in Scotland and also the first installation of an Alcons CRMSC Compact Cinema Reference Monitor System in the United Kingdom.
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Specialist systems integration developer Profuz Digital has been accepted by the Trusted Partner Network. The TPN is owned by the Motion Picture Association and is a global initiative that helps create a culture that understands that security is a critical part of the supply chain and is everybody’s responsibility.
The Mersin Cinema Office, established by Mersin Metropolitan Municipality to increase the city's recognition in the cinema industry and make it a center of attraction in the sector, continues to meet with city stakeholders. Established with the slogan Mersin as a film city to assist all productions planning to shoot films in Mersin, Mersin Cinema Office aims to find locations, resources, and creative solutions for projects to be realized in the city.
The Advanced Systems Group, a solutions provider for media creatives and content owners, has appointed Jimmy Biro as a senior account executive to support the company’s accelerated growth in the Southern California post-production market.
Rising Sun Pictures’ visual effects supervisor Julian Hutchens and visual effects producers Ian Cope, Andrew Whitehurst, Kathy Siegel and Alistair Williams, won the 2024 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award for Best Visual Effects or Animation for their work on Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.
Emmy Award winning actor Hector Elizondo will be among the presenters at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 71st MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Three-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Arkin will present in a virtual appearance, as will Justified stars Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins.
FilmLight has appointed Restar Communications Corporation as its local reseller in Japan, effective immediately.
With a projected investment of around $5 million and the aim of offering advanced facilities for developing local and international film productions in Puerto Rico, AAMS, a studio with the technology, equipment, and suitable spaces for the film industry, has been inaugurated in San Lorenzo.
The visual effects studio Whiskytree has opened a second location in Georgia. Located just outside of Atlanta in Alpharetta, The Whiskytree Southern Corporation will add dozens of new artists and technicians, more than doubling the company’s size. The new location will work in tandem with the original San Rafael studio to expand its capabilities and take on new VFX projects for film, television and more.
Filmmakers, producers, and other creatives who attended the Sundance Film Festival have committed to more care-inclusive storytelling after attending a series of events spotlighting aging and disability care.