SMPTE Hollywood has launched a new webinar series aimed at young people interested in behind-the-scenes careers in the entertainment industry. Titled Ask a Hollywood Expert, the series features successful, young professionals, across a range of technical disciplines including post production, visual effects and editorial, talking about how they got their start and what they learned as they advanced in their careers.
Veteran colorist Walter Volpatto, CSI has been appointed to the leadership of the Colorist Society International as a Fellow. A senior colorist at EFILM in Hollywood, Volpatto was nominated for a 2019 HPA Award for his work on the film Green Book.
The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization defining the future of storytelling, will explore the evolution of video compression, and new ideas for keeping files small, while preserving quality and creative intent, at its monthly meeting, scheduled for March 26th at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA) to Host Open House for Educators, Students and Young Professionals
The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA), a new, non-profit organization offering mentoring and career guidance to students and young professionals seeking artistic and technical careers in media and entertainment, will mark its official launch at an open house, March 7th, at Avid Technology in Burbank.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have elected Mark Lanza as president. Lanza is an award-winning supervising sound editor and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer. His two-year term as president begins in January. He succeeds Tom McCarthy.