Sound & Picture http://soundandpicture.com Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:16:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 53rd CAS Award Winners Announced http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/53rd-cas-award-winners-announced/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/53rd-cas-award-winners-announced/#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:16:21 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45355 Los Angeles, CA – The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team of Steven Morrow, CAS, Andy Nelson, CAS, Ai Ling Lee, Nicholai Baxter, David Betancourt, and James Ashwill for “La La Land”. Director Damien Chazelle was on hand to support his [...]

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Sound Designer Carlton Guc Counts on Lectrosonics for The Beck Center Production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/sound-designer-carlton-guc-counts-on-lectrosonics-for-the-beck-center-production-of-disneys-the-little-mermaid/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/sound-designer-carlton-guc-counts-on-lectrosonics-for-the-beck-center-production-of-disneys-the-little-mermaid/#respond Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:57:22 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45344 Lakewood, OH  — Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Anderson’s classic story of a young mermaid who ventures into the world above the sea, recently premiered at the Mackay Theatre at The Beck Center for the Arts, to a host of  positive critical reviews, including a special mention of the excellence in sound design. Sound [...]

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Visual Effects Society Announces Winners of the 15th Annual VES Awards http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/visual-effects-society-announces-winners-of-the-15th-annual-ves-awards/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/visual-effects-society-announces-winners-of-the-15th-annual-ves-awards/#respond Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:54:15 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45349 The Jungle Book leads feature film wins with 5 awards; Kubo and The Two Strings is top animated feature film; Game of Thrones and John Lewis: Buster the Boxer score broadcast and commercial wins. Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, held the 15th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious [...]

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31st Annual ASC Award Winners Announced http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/31st-annual-asc-award-winners-announced/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/31st-annual-asc-award-winners-announced/#respond Sun, 05 Feb 2017 07:27:51 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45309 Los Angeles, CA – Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS earned the coveted Theatrical Award for best cinematography in a motion picture for “Lion” at the 31st Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ASC Spotlight Award was given to Gorka Gómez Andreu, AEC for “House of Others.” Winners in the TV categories [...]

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Nancy Schreiber, ASC: First Woman to be Honored with ASC Presidents Award http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/nancy-schreiber-asc-first-woman-to-be-honored-with-asc-presidents-award/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/nancy-schreiber-asc-first-woman-to-be-honored-with-asc-presidents-award/#respond Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:37:28 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45337 On February 4, 2017 Nancy Schreiber ASC will be honored with the President’s Award for her contribution to the art of cinematography and service to the industry at the 31st Annual ASC Awards ceremony. Based in New York and Los Angeles, she was the fourth woman ever voted into membership of the American Society of [...]

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WWE Relies on CEDAR Audio’s Dialogue Noise Suppression: “How did we cope before? We didn’t.” http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/wwe-relies-on-cedar/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/wwe-relies-on-cedar/#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:41:40 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45298 Watch the video: WWE talks about CEDAR dialogue noise suppression With 10 tour buses, 16 equipment trucks, two new TV trucks and a crew of 120, WWE is one of the largest shows in the world, and has incredibly complex audio requirements. With dozens of audio feeds being split for simultaneous in-house PA and live [...]

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Experts, Artists from the Leading Edge of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Head to The Desert for TR-X http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/experts-artists-from-the-leading-edge-of-virtual-realityaugmented-reality-head-to-the-desert-for-tr-x/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/02/experts-artists-from-the-leading-edge-of-virtual-realityaugmented-reality-head-to-the-desert-for-tr-x/#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:15:09 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45292 Los Angeles, CA –– The day before the official start of the 2017 HPA Tech Retreat, on 20 February, the VR/AR community will come together at TR-X (Tech Retreat eXtra) for a full afternoon of engagement with the thought leaders, experts, and storytellers of Virtual and Augmented Reality. A second TR-X will focus on the [...]

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Discovery Communications Senior Editor Aaron Moore on Audio Network and the Importance of Music http://soundandpicture.com/2017/01/discovery-communications-senior-editor-aaron-moore-on-audio-network-and-the-importance-of-music/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/01/discovery-communications-senior-editor-aaron-moore-on-audio-network-and-the-importance-of-music/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:54:53 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45286 Here at Sound & Picture, we’re always excited to chat with industry professionals about their workflow and tools of the trade. Aaron Moore, a Senior Editor at Discovery Communications, took the time to tell us about the software and plugins that he relies on most. Music is especially important to Moore’s editing projects, so we [...]

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New Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt Lenses from Schneider-Kreuznach http://soundandpicture.com/2017/01/new-xenon-ff-prime-cine-tilt-lenses-from-schneider-kreuznach/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/01/new-xenon-ff-prime-cine-tilt-lenses-from-schneider-kreuznach/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:28:33 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45281 To enhance today’s dynamic cinematography, Schneider-Kreuznach introduces Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt lenses. This groundbreaking new version combines similar form-factor and capabilities of the company’s popular Full-Frame Primes with added tilt function up to ±4°. By sustaining the field of view during focus and tilt actions, the new Cine-Tilt design makes possible previously unimaginable images from the [...]

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Uncoated Cooke S4/i Lenses Give a Vintage Look http://soundandpicture.com/2017/01/uncoated-cooke-s4i-lenses-give-a-vintage-look/ http://soundandpicture.com/2017/01/uncoated-cooke-s4i-lenses-give-a-vintage-look/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:04:32 +0000 http://soundandpicture.com/?p=45276 Leicester, UK – Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, has announced that it now offers uncoated front elements for its S4/i series. The uncoated front elements offer more choices to cinematographers, with lower contrast, milkier shadows, flares, streaks and other aberrations that give a ‘vintage’ look. The Cooke [...]

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