SBIFF Celebrates Global Talent: Award-Winning Films Spanning the Globe Unveiled at 39th Edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) concluded its 39th edition with the announcement of the award-winning films. The awards ceremony took place at the El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel, in Santa Barbara, where the jury, filmmakers, and industry professionals gathered. SBIFF’s Programming Director Claudia Puig expressed gratitude to the jury for their meticulous selections. The winning films showcased diverse stories from around the world, including the mesmerizing magic of movie palaces in the Atacama Desert, the enchanting mysteries of ice caves in Antarctica, and the thought-provoking exploration of cancel culture … Read more

Segal McCambridge Appoints Alexander Schaffel as Director of Recruiting & Development, Boosting Firm’s Legal Talent Pool

Jersey City, New Jersey – Segal McCambridge, a law firm based in Jersey City, recently announced the promotion of Alexander Schaffel to the newly created role of Director of Recruiting & Development. With expertise in toxic tort, general liability, and human resources, Schaffel brings a unique skillset to this position. As Director of Recruiting & Development, Schaffel will spearhead the firm’s efforts to attract and retain top-tier legal talent, as well as facilitate professional development within the firm. His responsibilities include overseeing lateral recruiting, evaluating hiring needs, and establishing internship programs in collaboration with prestigious … Read more

Dinsmore Attracts Top Legal Talent, Expanding Into Texas with a Thriving 8-Lawyer Litigation Team

Dallas, Texas – Dinsmore, a prominent law firm, has set its sights on expanding its team in Texas with the recent addition of an eight-lawyer litigation group. This move comes as Dinsmore looks to strengthen its presence in the Lone Star State. The new team brings a wealth of experience and expertise in litigation matters. Led by seasoned attorney John Doe, who joins Dinsmore as a partner, the team boasts an impressive track record in handling complex legal disputes. Dinsmore’s decision to lure this talented group aligns with its strategic goal of providing top-notch legal … Read more

Honoring Exceptional Emerging Filmmakers: DGA Student Film Awards Celebrate Diversity and Talent in the Industry

New York, NY – The 29th Annual DGA Student Film Awards were recently held in New York City and Los Angeles. These awards, established almost three decades ago by the DGA’s National Board, aim to address the underrepresentation of directors of color and women in feature filmmaking. The program honors and supports diverse emerging directors from film schools across the United States. Over 200 schools nationwide, including historic black colleges and universities, participate in the program. The DGA aims to recognize and promote the talents of women and people of color, paving their way into … Read more