Human, TBWA\Media Arts Lab lead AMP Awards 2022 shortlist

The judges’ work is done, the Curatorial Committee has weighed in and now the finalists have been unveiled, as the 2022 AMP Awards for Music & Sound has published its Shortlist on LinkedIn. Winners will be revealed and celebrated with a live, in-person awards gala set for Tuesday, May 24 at Sony Hall in New … Continue reading “Human, TBWA\Media Arts Lab lead AMP Awards 2022 shortlist”

AMP Awards announces curatorial committee lineup

The 2022 AMP Awards announced the lineup for its Curatorial Committee as the competition puts plans in place for its first live trophy presentation since 2019. On hand to congratulate the winners and help bestow the trophies will be the 2022 AMP Awards Show Chair, Julia Neumann, Chief Creative Officer of Johannes Leonardo. She presided … Continue reading “AMP Awards announces curatorial committee lineup”

Johannes Leonardo CCO Julia Neumann named AMP Awards Chairperson

Julia Neumann, Chief Creative Officer of the independent New York agency Johannes Leonardo, has been named as Chair of the 2022 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. Her appointment was announced by Georg Bissen of MetaTechnik, President of the AMP National Board and a member of its 2022 AMP Awards Committee. The deadline for entering … Continue reading “Johannes Leonardo CCO Julia Neumann named AMP Awards Chairperson”

AMP Awards: Found Objects Wins Best in 2021 Show

An inspirational spot, titled “Rise and Shine” and created by the agency Light + Co. for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, won the Ryan Barkan Best in Show Award for New York’s Found Objects Music Productions at the 2021 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. The Best in Show winner was designed to … Continue reading “AMP Awards: Found Objects Wins Best in 2021 Show”

AMP Awards: Melissa Etheridge set to perform

Melissa Etheridge, the singer, songwriter and activist whose distinctive, smoky vocals, heartland ballads and love songs have earned her multiple Grammy nominations and wins, as well as an Academy Award, will be performing during the upcoming AMP Awards for Music & Sound.  Etheridge will be introducing several categories during the presentation, set for July 22 … Continue reading “AMP Awards: Melissa Etheridge set to perform”

Perry Fair named 2021 AMP Awards Chair

Perry Fair, who’s done everything from run ad agencies to lead brands to jamming in a jazz band, has been tapped as the Show Chair for the 2021 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. His appointment was announced by Georg Bissen of MetaTechnik, National Board President of AMP. Fair is currently EVP/ Global Executive Creative … Continue reading “Perry Fair named 2021 AMP Awards Chair”

AMP Awards names 2020 Curatorial Committee

The AMP Awards for Music & Sound is getting ready to take the digital stage as it preps for its new show date of July 30. That’s when the winners of the 2020 competition for the best in music and sound for branding and marketing will be revealed during its virtual online presentation, according to … Continue reading “AMP Awards names 2020 Curatorial Committee”

GSD&M’s Jay Russell is new Chairperson for AMP Awards

Jay Russell, Chief Creative Officer of Austin, TX-based GSD&M, has been named Chairperson for the 2020 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. His appointment was announced by Elad Marish, Partner at Swell Music + Sound in San Francisco and President of the Association of Music Producers, which sponsors the AMP Awards. In his role as … Continue reading “GSD&M’s Jay Russell is new Chairperson for AMP Awards”

MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards

Last night, the shots Awards held The Americas Ceremony in Hollywood. Production company, MJZ, along with work anti-gun violence creative from Leo Burnett, BBDO and States United to Prevent Gun Violence came away the big winners. With the pandemic causing the previous last two awards shows to go digital-only, this celebration of creative campaigns from North and … Continue reading “MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards”

AMP issues call for entries for 2021 awards

The Association of Music Producers, sponsors of the AMP Awards for Music & Sound, has announced its call for entries for the 2021 AMP Awards. Deadline for submitting work is April 30, 2021. The 2021 AMP Awards show, which like last year will be presented virtually, will take place at a date to be announced … Continue reading “AMP issues call for entries for 2021 awards”

AMP postpones awards gala until later date

In light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and in keeping with the directives from health officials, local governments and the industry at large, the Association of Music Producers, sponsors of the AMP Awards for Music & Sound, have postponed the upcoming AMP Awards gala, scheduled for May 19 at Sony Hall in New York. “We’re … Continue reading “AMP postpones awards gala until later date”

Valiant Pictures sweeps Telly Awards with 22 wins

Bicoastal production company Valiant Pictures landed a whopping grand total of 22 Telly Awards for the 2022 event honoring excellence in video and television across all screens. The company took home two Golds in “Non-Broadcast: Directing” and “Non-Broadcast: Sound/Sound Design” for roster director Ian Kammer’s horror short Safe and Sound. The short film also earned … Continue reading “Valiant Pictures sweeps Telly Awards with 22 wins”

Heavy Duty Projects wins Best in Show at AMP

Heavy Duty Projects, the New York and Los Angeles-based music for picture studio, took home the Ryan Barkan Award for Best in Show at the ninth annual AMP Awards for Music & Sound. The company won for its work on “Keep Walking,” a lively, quick-cut pastiche of hip people moving to a mashup of songs … Continue reading “Heavy Duty Projects wins Best in Show at AMP”

Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards

The 2022 ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography ceremony — clocking in at two hours and 30 minutes — was the first major in-person event held at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood for more than two years. And it not only celebrated excellence in the art form, but the enduring spirit of all who worked under difficult … Continue reading “Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards”

Don’t Look Up, CODA, Hacks, Succession win at WGA Awards

Could CODA and Don’t Look Up be on their way to Oscars? The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the winners of the 2022 WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories during a joint, virtual ceremony hosted by Ashley … Continue reading “Don’t Look Up, CODA, Hacks, Succession win at WGA Awards”

Study reveals most awarded directors of all time. Jane Campion ranks…

While the actors usually take the majority of the acclaim in a Hollywood blockbuster, it’s those on the other side of the camera who keep everything on track and bring their vision to life. But who are the very best film directors in the world? Once upon a time, only a small group of directors … Continue reading “Study reveals most awarded directors of all time. Jane Campion ranks…”

Jane Campion wins DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement

It is looking more and more like The Power of the Dog is the one to beat at the upcoming Oscars.The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2021 were announced last night during the 74th Annual DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. Jane Campion won the … Continue reading “Jane Campion wins DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement”

Dune, Coming 2 America, Cruella win at Costume Designer Guild Awards

Returning to an in-person ceremony after going virtual, the 2022 Costume Designers Guild Awards on Wednesday night. Dune, Coming 2 America and Cruella were the film winners at the event on Wednesday night. The awards were hosted by Andrew Rannells and Casey Wilson. Winners on the TV side included episodes of The Book of Boba Fett, … Continue reading “Dune, Coming 2 America, Cruella win at Costume Designer Guild Awards”

Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) held the 20th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.  This marks the Society’s 20th VES Awards program, and is being celebrated during the organization’s milestone 25th Anniversary. Industry guests gathered at the Beverly … Continue reading “Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards”

Spirit Awards: From big penis talk, “F*ck off, Putin” to Lost Daughter winning

Film Independent’s 37th annual fast, free and raunchy Spirit Awards returned live this previous Sunday and it was just in time to celebrate big penises and The Lost Daughter. The film, from first time director Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight, Secretary) won awards for Best Feature, Best Screenplay and Best Director. While she has been … Continue reading “Spirit Awards: From big penis talk, “F*ck off, Putin” to Lost Daughter winning”