Sound & Picture http://soundandpicture.com Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:52:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Cinema Audio Society to Host Art of Sound Salon at 52nd Awards http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/cinema-audio-society-to-host-art-of-sound-salon-at-52nd-awards/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/cinema-audio-society-to-host-art-of-sound-salon-at-52nd-awards/#respond Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:52:03 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42861 Los Angeles, CA —The Cinema Audio Society will host an exhibition and demonstration of early sound devices at the upcoming CAS Awards on February 20 at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. “It is with great pleasure that we are able to bring to our awards event the only surviving Edison Kinetophone [...]

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‘The Martian’ Wins AMPS Film Sound Award http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/the-martian-wins-amps-film-sound-award/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/the-martian-wins-amps-film-sound-award/#respond Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:13:46 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42857 London, United Kingdon — AMPS is pleased to announce that The Martian is the winner its 3rd annual award for ‘Excellence in Sound for a Feature Film’. The AMPS award is open to be voted on by all full members of the association and goes to: Mac Ruth (Production Sound Mixer), Oliver Tarney AMPS (Supervising Sound [...]

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Review http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/pride-and-prejudice-and-zombies-review/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/pride-and-prejudice-and-zombies-review/#respond Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:32:38 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42848 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a half-baked idea that seems like it arose from fully-baked English majors sitting around in a stoner circle debating ways to add some genre-bending twists to their favorite literary classics. But here’s the thing, it’s really not that hard. I can do it too: War and Peace and Vampires, Of Mice [...]

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DDA Clients Recognized During Awards Season http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/dda-clients-recognized-during-awards-season/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/dda-clients-recognized-during-awards-season/#respond Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:42:19 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42823 Los Angeles, CA – Numerous Dattner Dispoto and Associates (DDA) clients have been nominated for awards this season. Costume designer Paco Delgado received an Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design for his work on director Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl (pictured above), along with nods from the Costume Designers’ Guild (CDG), BAFTA and Satellite Awards. [...]

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iZotope Celebrates 15th Birthday with 64-bit Version of Free Vinyl Plug-in http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/izotope-celebrates-15th-birthday-with-64-bit-version-of-free-vinyl-plug-in/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/izotope-celebrates-15th-birthday-with-64-bit-version-of-free-vinyl-plug-in/#respond Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:21:18 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42843 Cambridge, MA — iZotope, Inc., makers of award-winning tools for audio production, is announcing the re-release of Vinyl, their free vinyl simulation plug-in. By emulating the characteristics of vintage records and record players, Vinyl is the ultimate lo-fi weapon for anyone looking to add the dirty, dusty feel of a different era to their sound. The [...]

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14th Annual VES Award Winners Announced http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/14th-annual-ves-award-winners-announced/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/02/14th-annual-ves-award-winners-announced/#respond Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:26:54 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42826 Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, held the 14th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.  Comedian Patton Oswalt served as host to the more than 1000 [...]

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ACE Announces 2016 Eddie Award Winners http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/ace-announces-2016-eddie-award-winners/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/ace-announces-2016-eddie-award-winners/#respond Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:43:09 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42817 Beverly Hills, CA – “Mad Max: Fury Road” (edited by Margaret Sixel) and “The Big Short” (edited by Hank Corwin, ACE) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) respectively at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards tonight where trophies were handed out recognizing the best editing of 2015 in ten [...]

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Year in Review: The Top 30 Films of 2015 http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/year-in-review-the-top-30-films-of-2015/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/year-in-review-the-top-30-films-of-2015/#respond Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:20:48 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42802 We have now entered the January-release doldrums and the overblown, déjà vu sensationalism of awards season, and another year in film is behind us. And what a year it was. 2015 represented a monumental cinematic year for stories and storytellers, fresh voices and masters of the moving image, characters and performers, blockbusters and indies – [...]

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Win a Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/win-a-manfrotto-advanced-travel-backpack/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/win-a-manfrotto-advanced-travel-backpack/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:41:16 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42764 We’re giving a blue Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack away to one lucky winner. This compact, versatile bag is designed for DSLR filmmakers and photographers on the go. It’s equipped with compartments for a DSLR camera body, lenses, accessories, a laptop, a travel tripod, and more. We’re big fans of this backpack after testing it out. Click [...]

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Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack Review http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/manfrotto-advanced-travel-backpack-review/ http://soundandpicture.com/2016/01/manfrotto-advanced-travel-backpack-review/#respond Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:59:34 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=42749 When we’re traveling with our filmmaking gear, safety is our top priority. The thought of anything damaging our cameras and lenses is beyond terrifying. At the same time, we don’t want to break our backs lugging heavy cases around. That’s why we were excited to test out Manfrotto’s new Advanced Travel Backpack. Designed to carry [...]

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