ZEISS Cinematography & ZEISS Vision Present: Filming Spectacles for Cinema

Thursday, February 9, 2023, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM PST
ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center, Sherman Oaks, CA

ZEISS is into glass—from eyeglasses you see through, to lenses you shoot through, to eyewear on the talent you shoot. There’s a world of factors to consider when shooting talent with eyewear. To help achieve your look ZEISS hosts industry expert Wendy Altman Cohen of Image Optics in Beverly Hills, who has consulted on hundreds of projects including Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, Iron Man, Hacks and Westworld.

Join ZEISS in Sherman Oaks for this exclusive event.

Seats are limited




SMPTE Hollywood Presents – The Advent of High Dynamic Range (HDR) Cinema

Saturday, February 11th

Refreshments:  9 – 10 am.

Presentation:  10 am to noon.

Location: The Culver Theaters, Culver City, CA.

Cost: Free

SMPTE Hollywood will explore the evolution of HDR cinema at its February meeting. The free event, hosted by Amazon Studios, will take place on Saturday, February 11th at The Culver Theater in Culver City, California, the only theater in the western United States equipped with DCI compliant, HDR direct view screening systems.

The meeting will include presentations from Samsung on its Onyx LED cinema displays and Meyer Sound on its Ultra Reflex cinema sound system. That will be followed by a screening of  The Mission, a short film produced through the American Society of Cinematographers’ Standard Evolution Material II (StEM2) project to evaluate systems for producing and displaying movie and streaming content. The Mission will be shown in both standard digital cinema brightness, 48 nits, and HDR brightness, with peaks up to 300 nits.

Additionally, Pixar Animation Studios will screen selected material from its animated features, regraded in HDR.

Presenters include Bill Mandel and Des Carey (Samsung), Jay Wyatt (Meyer Sound) Jay Holben and Joachim Zell (StEM2) and Dominic Glynn (Pixar Animation Studios).

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smpte-hollywood-to-showcase-high-dynamic-range-hdr-cinema-technology-tickets-534116415577

HPA Tech Retreat 2023

February 20-23, 2023, Rancho Mirage, CA

Bringing together a world-class roster of leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business to explore and experience the most compelling topics around the creation, management, and dissemination of content, the HPA Tech Retreat is unique among tech events. Ideas are rigorously explored and debated – not just during onstage presentations, but continuously throughout the event, from breakfast roundtables through to nightcaps.





SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Loews Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles, CA


70th MPSE Golden Reel Awards

February 26, 2023

Hollywood, CA

Host: Patton Oswalt

The Motion Picture Sound Editors annually present MPSE Golden Reel Awards for excellence in Sound Editing, including Dialogue Editing, ADR Editing, Sound Effects Editing, Sound Design, Music Editing and Foley Artistry.


14th Annual AAFCA Awards

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Los Angeles, CA


59th Annual CAS Awards

March 4, 2023

Los Angeles


37th ASC Awards

March 5, 2023

Hollywood, CA


73rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards

Recognizing outstanding editing in film and television.

Sunday, March 5, 2023

UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles



DCS Cinema Lighting Expo 2023

Saturday, March 18th

Grip’s Local 80 Stage

Burbank, CA

RSVP to come!

March 28-29, 2023, September 26-27, 2023, October 10-11, 2023
AbelCine Los Angeles



Cine Gear Expo Los Angeles

June  1-4, 2023