Makers & Shakers Awards launches to celebrate excellence in production

The Location Guide, makers and FOCUS have launched the Makers & Shakers Awards supported by Equals. The Makers & Shakers Awards celebrate excellence in the global creative screen industries and will shine a spotlight on significant ideas and initiatives from across the global screen content production support industry.

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straight 8 shootout online announces line-up and details of FOCUS premier

The line-up for this shootout includes Prettybird, Progress Film Company, Spindle, Ana, Marshall Street Editors, The Network Productions, Groundglass, Adelphoi Music and more. Each 2.5 minute short film will premier live at FOCUS The Meeting Place for International Production in Islington, London on December 3rd at 09:45 GMT. Attendance is free with a delegate pass available here.

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British agency AMV BBDO wins big at the Kinsale Shark Awards

It’s a wrap for the 57th edition of the Kinsale Shark Awards, Ireland’s leading festival of commercial creativity. The four-day event took place from 18-21 September at the Actons Hotel and showcased some of the best international works in the fields of design, short filmmaking, music videos and advertising.

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straight 8 shootout online #2 calls for entries and announces new partners

Hot on the heels of shootout at cannes 2019, straight 8 – the global one-super-8-cartridge-no-editing film challenge – has launched its next ‘shootout’: a chance for creative companies worldwide to compete for charity with a new super 8 short film, made entirely in-camera, and seen for the first time, even by them, at the online premiere in December.

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Peter Weir, Michael J. Meehan and Hidden Empire Film Groups Deon Taylor, Roxanne Avent & Robert F. Smith to be honoured at the 6th Annual LMGI Awards

The 6th annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards will take place on September 21, 2019. The awards honour international features, television and commercials in which the creative use of filming locations set the tone, enrich the character and enhance the narrative.

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