Entertainment Industry Trade Groups Launch Non-Profit Mentoring Program

EIPMA will provide career assistance to students, veterans and others seeking craft and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas.  LOS ANGELES—A coalition of leading trade and professional groups have formed a non-profit organization to provide mentoring services to young people seeking behind-the-scenes careers in the media and entertainment industry. The Entertainment […]

Sponsors Announced for MPSE and CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament

Annual entertainment sound fundraising event slated for October 14. Studio City, California –  The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the Editors Guild, Formosa Group and NBCUniversal are among the official sponsors of the annual MPSE & CAS Charity Golf and Poker Tournament scheduled for October 14, 2018 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, […]

AES® Los Angeles Section and SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Showcase Sound for Amazon Series “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” at January Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Los Angeles Section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES®) and the Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) will host a joint meeting this month exploring sound editorial for Amazon’s new sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. The meeting is slated for Tuesday, January […]

WCPMedia Joins Digital Production Partnership (DPP)

Cloud-based media management services company joins the media industry’s business change network to help standardize broadcast workflows. LOS ANGELES —  WCPMedia Services, whose cloud-based media management platform is used by entertainment companies worldwide to produce, market and distribute film and television content, today announces its membership of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). In joining the […]

SMPTE® Hollywood Section Elects New Officers and Managers

LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, has announced the results of its 2017 Section Elections. Newly elected to one-year terms as Hollywood Section officers are Jim DeFilippis as Section chair […]

SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Focus on Cybersecurity at November Meeting

LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that its November meeting will focus on cybersecurity. Today, Hollywood faces growing and increasingly complex security threats. “New digital workflows and the […]