Film Editors Re-elect Mark Lanza As President – Film News in Brief
Motion Sound Picture Sound Editors Re-election Mark Lanza
The Motion Sound Image Sound Editors (MPSE) announced the re-election of Marc Lanza to a two-year term as president, with David Barber elected to a two-year term as secretary – which he served on an interim basis last year.
Lanza and Barber will join permanent directors Steve Urban, Jeremy Gordon and Christopher Reeves.
“I am proud to be a member of MPSE and grateful to my fellow members for giving me another term as President,” Lanza said.
Lanza’s previous sound work includes Oscar winner for Best Sound, “Born on the Fourth of July” and “JFK,” both of which received Oscar nominations for sound.
Barber’s previous work as a sound editor and re-recording mixer includes the three-time winner of the MPSE Golden Reel Award, most recently in 2018 for “In Search of Fellini”.
The 69th annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards are scheduled for March 13.
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Game Theory Films acquires US rights to “The White Fortress” from Igor Drljača
Game Theory Films has acquired the US distribution rights to “The White Fortress” from Igor Drljača. The film, created and produced by Drljača, follows an orphan (Pavle Cemerkic) who meets a shy teenage girl (Pavle Čemerikić) from a wealthy family. The two form a relationship as she explores her life of foraging and petty crime as a way to escape her toxic family life.
“We are delighted to present this deeply moving film to audiences in the United States and Canada,” said Hilary Hart, Director of Acquisitions and Distribution of Game Theory.
“The White Fortress” had its world premiere at Berlin Intl. Film Festival as part of its Generation 14 Plus section, and was recently announced as the selection of Bosnia and Herzegovina to represent them at the 94th Academy Awards.
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