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Tribeca Film Fest Wrap-Up


While Sundance may be known as America’s preeminent film festival, the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) has solidified itself as a must-attend cinema event on the East Coast. Co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, the 12th annual TFF recently welcomed well over 65,000 film-lovers to New York City. The Festival hosted 89 features and 60 short films from 38 countries while also offering panels, talks and free community events, including the Tribeca Drive-In series, Family Festival Street Fair, and Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day. Attendees also enjoyed the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards (with special guest Psy), Tribeca Film Institute Interactive Day, and the new Storyscapes installation at the Bombay Sapphire House of Imagination.


Digital Hollywood 2013 Wraps

digitahollywood_1Digital Hollywood was recently welcomed back to the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, Calif., where Hollywood’s elite executives discussed a time of tremendous change for the entertainment industry and the migration to digital content production. Conference discussions focused on everything from talent and technology to visionary entertainment and latest methods of viewing content on the Internet, smart phones, tablets, television and in theaters.


J.L. Fisher’s Annual Mixer and BBQ


Recently J.L. Fisher held an industry mixer and BBQ at its company headquarters in Burbank, Calif. The free-admission event was also sponsored by the Society of Camera Operators (SOC), International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).


Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards 2013

soc_colinThe Society of Camera Operators (SOC) recently held its annual awards ceremony at the prestigious Television Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, Calif. The elegant event honored the camera professionals and innovators who contribute to television and feature film entertainment. The audience of celebrities, camera operators and technicians, equipment manufacturers and industry peers also enjoyed a special tribute highlighting the Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Technology Takes Center Stage at NAB 2013

nab_preview_img_0667sfwAs technology continues to rule film and television production, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) rules the world of U.S. technology trade shows for the broadcast and movie industries. On April 8–11, the floor of Nevada’s Las Vegas Convention Center will be flooded with exhibitors showcasing new and upgraded equipment and software for the 2013 NAB Show. Attendees can expect to see a slew of innovative products and inventory from leading manufacturers like the Vitec Group, Canon, Miller, Sony, Nila, Panasonic, Shotoku and Matthews, just to name a few.
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