Production & Post-Production

New Film Raises Awareness of Gender Disparities in Hollywood

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 09:28 -- Nick Dager

On the night of the Academy Awards, Women in Film and Fred & Farid Los Angeles launched an eye-opening campaign to raise awareness of the persistent gender disparities faced by women and women of color, in below-the-line roles within the Hollywood film industry. Leveraging insights from a comprehensive gender equality study conducted by ReFrame, the gender equity coalition founded by WIF and Sundance Institute, the campaign seeks to spark a meaningful dialogue and inspire tangible change in the industry.

Nikon to Acquire Red Digital Cinema

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 09:24 -- Nick Dager

Nikon Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding membership interests of Red Digital Cinema, whereby Red will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Nikon, pursuant to a membership interest purchase agreement with James Jannard, Red’s founder, and Jarred Land, its current president, subject to the satisfaction of certain closing conditions thereunder.

The Saw Hires Senior Colorist Scott Klein

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 09:14 -- Nick Dager

Creative editorial, color and finishing studio The Saw has added award-winning senior colorist Scott Klein. Known for his work on Outer Banks, Empire, Unsolved Mysteries and Bosch, Klein will continue to tackle episodic and long-form narrative assignments, while expanding into unscripted content including awards shows, reality TV and music specials, genres where The Saw has roots. Upcoming projects include season two of Outer Ban

James Babiarz Joins 11 Dollar Bill as Executive Producer

Wed, 03/06/2024 - 10:01 -- Nick Dager

James Babiarz has joined 11 Dollar Bill as executive producer at its home studio in Chicago. A 12-year industry veteran with deep ties to the Chicago advertising community, Babiarz will oversee current projects, direct sales, recruit talent and pursue opportunities for growth. He spent the previous six years at The Mill, Chicago, where he recently produced work for NHL, U.S Army, Jeep, and Frito-Lay.

Matchbox Pictures Adopts Avid Edit on Demand

Mon, 03/04/2024 - 09:00 -- Nick Dager

Matchbox Pictures is a prolific film and television production company with offices in Sydney and Melbourne. The company makes content for a global audience and have worked with every network in Australia plus a multitude of international buyers and producers. When the company had a requirement for a full remote-working production platform underpinned by a comprehensive Avid system, they turned to their technology partner and provider, Digistor.

Harbor, 424 Post Unite to Form Culver Post

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 08:45 -- Nick Dager

Renowned Los Angeles sound studio 424 Post and leading global post-production studio Harbor have entered into a groundbreaking collaboration with the launch of Culver Post, a full-service post-production studio with 4K theatrical high dynamic range mastering capabilities. The strategic partnership, announced by 424 Post vice president of operations Richard Burnette and Harbor founder and CEO Zak Tucker combines the two companies’ decades of industry expertise and unparalleled talent across picture and sound post-production for cinema, streaming, broadcast and advertising.

Christie Names NFTS Most Promising Student Award Winner

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:56 -- Nick Dager

Christie is pleased to announce this year’s National Film and Television School Most Promising Student Award, an award the company has sponsored for 19 years. The winner of this year’s award is Creative Business MA student Cody Updegrave, who was praised for his hard work, commitment, and leadership qualities. Previous award winners have gone on to make stellar introductions to their careers, gracing the global stage at international film festivals and winning further awards for their work.


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