Five-time Emmy Award-winning re-recording mixer Josh Morton has joined Levels Audio, the award-winning audio post-production and sound design studio.
Production & Post-Production
The Oregon-based animation studio Laika has named longtime Netflix executive Matt Levin as president, live-action film and series. In addition to being in production on its sixth animated movie Wildwood, the studio is currently developing its first ever live-action project, a film based on acclaimed screenwriter John Brownlow’s (The Miniaturist, Sylvia) action thriller novel Seventeen.
The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy has announced that in related cases, a federal district court and a federal bankruptcy court, both in Florida, have ordered Hisham Manse Ibrahem and Nezar Saeed Hammo, U.S.-based sellers of the pirate service ATN, to pay $32,100,000 in combined damages for willful copyright infringement.
For the 19th year in a row, Cinionic is serving as the Official Projection Partner for the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale. Cinionic is providing all-laser Barco projection for the 2023 event, running February 16-26 at Berlinale Palast, the Verti Music Hall, and the Haus der Berliner Festspiele.
SMPTE Hollywood will explore the evolution of high dynamic range cinema at its February meeting. The free event, hosted by Amazon Studios, will take place February 11 at The Culver Theatre in Culver City, the only theatre in the western United States equipped with Digital Cinema Initiative compliant, HDR direct view screening systems
The Trusted Partner Network today announced the launch of its enhanced program with a new membership model, application, and cloud content security assessments, and the TPN+ platform. TPN, which is fully owned by the Motion Picture Association, is leveraging the updated MPA Content Security Best Practices v5.0 to expand its scope to include software application and cloud security in addition to site and work-from-home security assessments.
Goldcrest Post helped to prepare Cat Person for its recent world premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, providing comprehensive post-production services for director Susanna Fogel’s psychological thriller, which Deadline called “a must see.”
POV has acquired the feature documentary, Children of the Mist, directed by Vietnamese filmmaker Hà Lệ Diễm and produced by Trần Phương Thảo. Children of the Mist delves into the tradition of bride kidnapping still practiced by the Hmong, one of Vietnam’s largest ethnic groups. Diễm's directorial feature-length debut, is a tender portrait of a community on the cusp between tradition and modernity, and one girl tragically stuck in the middle.
Rising Sun Pictures has appointed Phil Barrenger to the new role of head of operations. This new position will oversee the artist and technological aspects of the business and will report to RSP president, Jennie Zeiher.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named the eight scientific and technical achievements represented by 19 individual award recipients who will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Friday, February 24 at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, marking its return to an in-person event for the first time since 2019.