Shotgun Announces 2015 Pipeline Awards Call for Entries

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 13:05 -- Nick Dager

Shotgun Software is calling for entries for the second annual Pipeline Awards to recognize excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage. Members of the global Shotgun community are encouraged to submit inventive tools and individuals for consideration and an opportunity to be recognized with a distinguished Pipeline Award.

Animated Dolby Film Silent Wins Two Emmys

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:11 -- Nick Dager

Dolby’s short animated film Silent won two Daytime Emmy Awards at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Daytime Creative Arts Emmys ceremony, held last Friday in Los Angeles, California. Created in conjunction with Moonbot Studios and CAA Marketing, a division of leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency, Silent represents the evolution of film technology from the silent-film era to the present day. The three-minute film celebrates how storytellers, inventors, and technology work together to create magic in the cinema.

David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies Nominated for BAFTA

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:08 -- Nick Dager

The spellbinding visual account of how flying animals evolved into the familiar species we see today, became a reality in the stunning documentary series David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies. Attenborough said of the project, “The story of evolutionary flight is one I’ve always wanted to tell. It’s our most ambitious yet.”

Dolby Cinema Wins Red Dot Award for Design

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:03 -- Nick Dager

Dolby Cinema has earned a 2015 Red Dot Award for outstanding product design. Since 1954, the Red Dot competitions have been among the most renowned international product design competitions, with annual awards selected by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany, known worldwide as a "qualification and communication centre for industry, politics, and society."

Wendy Aylsworth to Receive Inter-Society’s Ken Mason Award

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:50 -- Nick Dager

Entertainment industry veteran Wendy Aylsworth, senior vice president, technology, Warner Bros. Technical Operations, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation’s Ken Mason Award, honoring an individual who has made outstanding long-term contributions leading to the overall improvement of the motion picture experience. Susie Beiersdorf, president, Inter-Society, made the announcement.

The Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

Digital Cinema Report is pleased to announce the introduction of the Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award. The first award winners will be chosen from among the companies exhibiting at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas April 11-16. The winners will be those products, technologies or services that best help advance the motion picture business.

Alexandra Raffé Wins the Douglas James Dales Industry Builder Award

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:54 -- Nick Dager

Rob Sim, president and CEO of the Sim Group of Companies, today announced that Alexandra Raffé, vice president of production for Thunderbird Films, is the recipient of the 2015 Douglas James Dales Industry Builder Award. The award was presented to Raffé at the annual PS Dinner on the Hill, held during the Canadian Media Production Association Prime Time Conference in Ottawa.

Codex Congratulates Emmanuel Lubezki on Historic Double Trio

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:48 -- Nick Dager

Codex congratulates Emmanuel ‘Chivo’ Lubezki AMC ASC on receiving the 2015 Best Cinematography Awards at the Oscar, BAFTA and American Society of Cinematographers awards ceremonies for his work on director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), which employed Codex recording technology at the heart of its camera-to-post workflow.


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