Awards

Sci-Tech Awards Honors Labs

Published on website: February 18, 2014
Categories: Awards , Lab and Post Production , The StoryBoard Blog

Oscar-nominated writer-director Christopher Nolan accepted the Merit Award on behalf of "all those who built and operated film laboratories, for over a century of service to the motion picture industry" at the Sci-Tech Awards, which handed out February 15. The award was given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to all those who have built and operated film laboratories, for over a century of service to the motion picture industry.

Kodak congratulates all of the motion picture film laboratories around the world! This recognition highlights the incredible contributions that the labs have made and continue to make to the art of story telling. We are proud to collaborate with this vital part of the industry.

ICG ECA Winners Shoot Shorts on Film

Published on website: January 29, 2014
Categories: Awards , Industry , The StoryBoard Blog
(L-R) Kodak's Bob Mastronardi, honoree Carmin Petramale, Steven Poster ASC, honoree VanNessa Namlunas and Dejan Georgevich ASC at the International Cinematographers Guild’s annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards

The 2013 winners of the International Cinematographers Guild Emerging Cinematographer Awards have gotten to see their work on the big screen with showings in Los Angeles, New York and the Ojai Film Festival. Most recently, the winning short films screened at the 2013 edition of Camerimage in Poland. Here’s a look at how VanNessa Manlunas and Camrin Petramale relied on film to tell their stories:

King of Norway / VanNessa Manlunas Manlunas, a second assistant based in Los Angeles, knew she was lucky when she began talks with writer-director Sylvia Sether for the autobiographical short film King of Norway, where Sether made it clear that she only saw her story being shot on film.

Time for TV to Shine

Published on website: September 18, 2013
Categories: Awards , Industry , The StoryBoard Blog

It’s a big week for the small screen with the 65th Primetime Emmy® Awards being held September 22 in Los Angeles. The extraordinary, often heartwarming and sometimes heart-stopping stories being told on television continue to reach new heights. And we couldn’t be prouder to have worked with many of the talented artists that are nominated this year.

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Michael Goi, ASC on the set of American Horror Story: Asylum. Photo: Byron Cohen/FX

Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Asylum earned more nominations than any other program with 17, including one for cinematographer Michael Goi, ASC. The DP says that the inspiration for the look of (Asylum) came from silent films from the 1920s and some of the earliest sound films. Goi has noted that the use of different film emulsions is an important piece of the aesthetic of FX’s American Horror Story.

Kodak Vision Award Honors Women in Film

Published on website: June 21, 2013
Categories: Alyson Shurtliff , Awards , Industry , The StoryBoard Blog
Rachel Morrison and Fruitvale Station actor Michael B. Jordan enjoying the WIF Awards. Photo by Mark Davis 2013 Getty Images

Last week, Rachel Morrison took home the 2013 Kodak Vision Award at the WIF Crystal + Lucy Awards. The award is given annually to a female filmmaker with outstanding achievements in cinematography, who also collaborates with and assists women in the entertainment industry.

“We are honored to recognize Rachel alongside Women In Film at this prestigious event,” says Kodak’s Lorette Bayle. “This award pays tribute to her creativity as well as her resolve to succeed. We admire her passion, and willingness to assist the next generation.”

Her passion and leadership shines through in her acceptance speech. Here's a few exceprts:

Rachel Morrison to Receive WIF Kodak Vision Award

Published on website: April 29, 2013
Categories: Awards , The StoryBoard Blog
Rachel Morrison

Cinematographer Rachel Morrison, who photographed the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner Fruitvale Station, will be presented with the Kodak Vision Award at the 2013 Women In Film (WIF) Crystal + Lucy® Awards in Los Angeles on June 12. The award is given annually to a female filmmaker with outstanding achievements in cinematography, who also collaborates with and assists women in the entertainment industry.

“I am deeply humbled and incredibly honored to be chosen as this year's recipient of the Kodak Vision Award,” says Morrison. “I look at the astounding group of women who have received this honor before me, ranging from personal heroes to dear friends, and I brim with pride because all are groundbreaking, innovative, resilient, and above all, exceptionally talented.