The Intl. Documentary Assn. (IDA) has issued a call for entries in the 1999 Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards competition. Presentations will be made at the 15th annual awards gala Oct. 29…
Eric J. Olson
General Cinema has become the first major theater chain to embrace an industry-wide initiative by Kodak designed to enhance image quality on screens, which Kodak claims has fallen well below standard.
L.A.-based Dover Films Inc., which specializes in the creation of large-format films, is opening Dover Films Ltd. in England to serve the growing British and European markets.
Harrison A. Price, the dean of recreation economics who conducted site location and economic feasibility studies for Disneyland and Disney World, will deliver the keynote address for the annual Large…
Noel Archambault, a pioneering large-format camera operator-stereographer who was killed last year in an aircraft crash while filming "Galapagos: The Enchanted Voyage" (Daily Variety, July 2), will…
Going against its usual strategy of holding big programming until after May sweeps, Discovery Channel is airing a trio of mummy-themed documentaries to tie in with Universal's release Friday of "The…
Giant-screen success "Everest" swept the first Maximum Image Awards, an awards program initiated by Imax Corp. to recognize artistic achievement in large-format filmmaking.
Imax Corp. has optioned Stephen King's "The Sun Dog" and entered into an agreement with White Cap Prods. to develop a giant-screen 3-D version of the novella for distribution to Imax theaters.
Cinesite Visual Effects has tapped senior creative director Carlos Arguello to head an expanded creative art department, and has added creative director Lubo Kristov and senior art director John Mann…
Maritime researcher Paul Tidwell and his company Cape Verde Explorations are producing a large-format film about their salvage operation of I-52, a sunken WWII Japanese submarine laden with 2 tons of…
Jerry Cancellieri and Steve Michaels, who ran 525 Post for eight years, have launched Method, a visual f/x studio in Santa Monica.