Jay Robert Hart is an American set decorator who has worked in Hollywood since the early 1990s. Hart and production designer Hannah Beachler won the Academy Award for Best Production Design for Black Panther (2018). Prior to that, Hart and art director Jeannine Oppewall were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction (the original name for Academy Award for Best Production Design) for L.A. Confidential (1997) and Pleasantville (1998).
Skywalker Sound is the sound effects, sound editing, sound design, sound mixing and music recording division of Lucasfilm. Its main facilities are located at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Lucas Valley, near Nicasio, California.
Simon Bisley is a British comic book artist best known for his 1990s work on ABC Warriors, Lobo and Sláine.
Stanley Winston was an American television and film special make-up effects creator, best known for his work in the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, the first two Predator films, Inspector Gadget, Iron Man, and Edward Scissorhands. He won four Academy Awards for his work.
Strand Releasing is an American film production company founded in 1989 and is based in Culver City, California. The company has distributed over 300 auteur-driven titles from acclaimed international and American directors such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Gregg Araki, François Ozon, Jean-Luc Godard, Catherine Breillat, Claire Denis, Fatih Akin, Aki Kaurismäki, Claude Miller, Manoel de Oliveira, Gaspar Noé, André Téchiné and Terence Davies.
The National Pacemaker Awards are awards for excellence in American student journalism, given annually since 1927. The awards are generally considered to be the highest national honors in their field, and are unofficially known as the "Pulitzer Prizes of student journalism".
Pacific Data Images (PDI) was an American computer animation production company that was bought by DreamWorks SKG in 2000. It was renamed PDI/DreamWorks and was owned by DreamWorks Animation.
Sabu Cyril is a production designer in Indian film industry. He has won National Film Award for Best Production Design four times, Filmfare Award for Best Art Direction five times and he was nominated at 42nd Saturn Awards for his work on Baahubali: The Beginning. His work in Enthiran won him international recognition. Over the years, he has emerged to be the most expensive and celebrated art director in the country.
Howie Weinberg is an American mastering engineer. He has over 200 Gold and Platinum records. He has over 19,000 mastering credits according to AllMusic. Weinberg has been awarded 15 Grammy Awards out of 23 nominations, four TEC Awards, two Juno Awards, and one Mercury Prize.
The Lannan Literary Awards are a series of awards and literary fellowships given out in various fields by the Lannan Foundation. Established in 1989, the awards are meant "to honor both established and emerging writers whose work is of exceptional quality", according to the foundation. The foundation's awards are lucrative relative to most awards in literature: the 2006 awards for poetry, fiction and nonfiction each came with $150,000, making them among the richest literary prizes in the world.
Ralph Peterson Jr. was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Black Eye Books was a short-lived but influential Canadian comic book publishing company founded by Michel Vrana. Under the auspices of Vrana, Black Eye was known as a publisher of artfully designed alternative comics and graphic novels, most of whose cartoonists have gone on to successful careers with fellow Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly. For several years, Vrana acted as Drawn & Quarterly's exclusive outside design consultant. In 2019 the company was relaunched as a micro-press with a focus on using crowdfunding to bring projects to fruition.
Donald Graham Burt is an American production designer. He has worked on multiple films including The Joy Luck Club, Dangerous Minds, and Donnie Brasco, as well as with David Fincher on Zodiac in 2007. In 2008, he designed the sets for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button which won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction in 2009, an Art Directors Guild Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction, and a BAFTA Film Award for Best Production Design, along with a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Art Direction & Production Design. In 2020, Burt received nominations for an Academy Award and BAFTA Award for David Fincher's black-and-white biographical drama film Mank.
Matte World Digital was a visual effects company based in Novato, California that specialized in realistic matte painting effects and digital environments for feature films, television, electronic games and IMAX large-format productions. The company closed in 2012 after 24 years of service in the entertainment industry.
James Morris is an American film producer, production executive and visual effects producer. He is currently general manager and President for Pixar Animation Studios. Previously, he held key positions at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) for 17 years.
Karen O'Hara is an American art director. She won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Alice in Wonderland and was nominated twice for The Color of Money and for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
Luciana Maria Arrighi is a Brazilian-born, Australian-raised, Italian production designer. She won an Oscar for the film Howards End in the category Best Art Direction.
Doc Kane is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on nearly 350 films since 1984.
Thomas J. Coyne was an American mastering engineer.
SoundStorm was an independent audio post-production and sound editorial company based in Burbank, California. It provided post-production sound design, sound editing and ADR in Hollywood. The editors recorded their sound effect library from 1984 to 2004, worked on more than eighty feature films, and earned a number of awards and nominations from the Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, British Academy Film Awards and Golden Reel Awards. In 2004, the company was dissolved and sold its assets; Soundogs.com Inc. acquired the trademark and complete archive of the SoundStorm sound effects library.