The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for its 16th Annual VES Awards, which recognize visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on artists who bring this work to life.
Blade Runner 2049 and War for the Planet of the Apes have tied for the most feature film nominations with seven each. Continue reading
January 16, 2018
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By Jennifer Walden
Pixar Animation Studios’ animated Coco is a celebration of music, family and death. In the film, a young Mexican boy named Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of being a musician just like his great-grandfather although his family is dead-set against it. On the evening of Día de los Muertos (the Mexican holiday called Day of the Dead), Continue reading
January 10, 2018
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The Cinema Audio Society announced the nominees for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing. There are seven creative categories for 2017, and the Outstanding Product nominations were revealed as well.
Here are this year’s nominees:
Motion Picture – Live Action
Production Mixer – Mary H. Continue reading
January 10, 2018
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The nominees for the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement were revealed in all categories at a special event staged at the ASC Clubhouse.
In an announcement that drew cheers, Mudbound cinematographer Rachel Morrison became the first woman to be nominated in the feature category. Continue reading
January 9, 2018
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By Randi Altman
One of the reasons people love movies is their ability to transport us to another world, or another version of our world, and that’s exactly what Guillermo del Toro’s magical The Shape of Water does. He shows us that even without words, love and compassion can overcome all — even it that love is between a human and a sea creature. Continue reading
January 8, 2018
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By Amy Leland
There are moments as a filmmaker, and as someone who writes about filmmaking, when I get to have such special and unexpected experiences. One of the best recent ones was a chat I had with writer/director Greta Gerwig and editor Nick Houy about their collaboration on A24’s Lady Bird, Continue reading
January 4, 2018
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Awards season has begun, as evidenced by the American Cinema Editors (ACE) naming their nominees for the 68th annual ACE Eddie Awards. The Eddies recognize outstanding editing in 10 categories of film, television and documentaries. Trophies will be handed out during ACE’s annual awards ceremony on January 26.
Here are the nominees for the 68th annual ACE Eddie Awards:
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
Blade Runner 2049
Joe Walker, Continue reading
January 3, 2018
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