The winners of FilmLight’s new colorist awards will be announced at EnergaCamerImage 2021 November 13-20 in Torun, Poland. The judging and awards are being organized with the co-operation of the American Society of Cinematographers, the International Federations of Cinematographers and the Colorist Society International. Roberto Schaefer, ASC AIC-Imago, said, “For years I have believed that as cinematographers we need to acknowledge that there is more to creating the best cinematography. The finished product is the work of many talented and artistic individuals who should be recognized in a wide, cross-departmental way. I hope that this will be a beginning.”
Mark Christiansen, executive vice president of worldwide distribution operations at Paramount Pictures, will receive the ShowEast Salah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award. He will be presented with the honor as part of the Final Night Awards Ceremony on November 11 at the Loews Miami Beach.
GDC Technology received the 2020 International Cinema Technology Association Teddy Award for Manufacturer of the Year. The award recipient is determined by active voting members of the ICTA and was presented at the association’s annual convention, held last month in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Hollywood Professional Association Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2021 HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence. The winners of the 2021 HPA Award for Engineering Excellence are:
Lisa Bunnell, president of distribution at Focus Features, will be honored with this year’s Bingham Ray Spirit Award at ShowEast during the final night awards ceremony November 11 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.
Kinema founder and CEO, Christie Marchese, has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in the entertainment category. The 12th annual list honors an influential and diverse group of leaders from a vast range of global industries including tech, science, design, entertainment, healthcare, media, government, nonprofit, sports, and food.
Miguel Mier, chief operating officer of Cinépolis will receive this year’s International Exhibitor of the Year Award at ShowEast. He will be presented with the award as part of the International Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.
The International Union of Cinemas and the Film Expo Group have announced the 2021 recipients of the CineEurope Gold Awards, given to cinema professionals for their outstanding dedication and service to the sector. The Awards will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on October 7 at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
Ivar Halstvedt, director of cinema at Kulturmeglerne and former country manager, Norway, at Nordic Cinema Group and Odeon Cinemas Group, has been named as the 2021 recipient of the Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on October 7 at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
The Harlem Film House’s sixth annual Hip Hop Film Festival will offer film screenings, live block parties, rap battles, master classes known as Master Cyphers, and more. The festival takes place August 1 through September 3, with in-person events at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn, live events on 247films.tv, and in the Harlem Film House VR Metaverse. The opening night Art of the Score pre-festival event, to be held August 1, will feature hip hop legend Chuck D of Public Enemy.