Entries by Bryan Cook

New Member Perk: Discount with Performance Film and Media Insurance

Hello everyone, We have some exciting news to announce! We have partnered with Performance Film and Media Insurance to provide our members with access to a variety of insurance options and with a  special discount for members.  Whether you are a freelancer, limited company, or short film to feature film, Performance has you covered.   […]

In Memoriam: Peter West MBKS 1928-2017

Peter was born in Prague and his early childhood was marked by the extremely adverse circumstances of being an evacuee, in a country where he had no close family.  He completed his education at a boarding school in Kent for people in his position. Peter had a varied life in our industry. Early on in […]

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Upcoming Event: ‘Putting the BOOM in Special Effects’ – Hosted by Artem

Join Us for Our Monthly Lecture & Industry Networking     Tickets: FREE for All IMIS Members (not a member? find out how to become one here) £8.00 for Non-Members £6.00 for Streaming Access ONLY Event Description: Come join us as Mike Kelt, CEO of Artem, the UK’s largest permanent physical SFX company,  will talk about […]

Exciting New Member Discounts

Hey guys, We’re pretty happy to announce that being a member of IMIS now comes with a series of discounts to popular products and services. If you are a member, head over to the Members Section and then Discounts. Wait, you’re not a member yet? Better get on that. Become a Member Today Check below […]

Advisory Council 2017 Nomination Reminder

IMIS will be holding an election for members to the Advisory Council this summer and we invite all eligible members to nominate other members to serve the membership. The rules of who can nominate and vote are listed in the link below. Nominations are due by Monday, 22nd May 2017 at 17:00 BST. Bryan CookBryan […]

Warm Wishes to HRH Prince Philip in Retirement

The International Moving Image Society would like to extend a warm wish to HRH, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, in his announcement of his retirement from public duties.  At 96 years old, it is a well deserved retirement and we wish him the best of health as he continues forward.  Prince Philip served as […]

Review: TrackMySubs

If you’re anything like me you have a bunch of subscriptions at the same time: Netflix, Adobe CC, MailChimp, my ISP, Office 365, etc. Many of these renew on their own but a few of them don’t and there are times when the providers don’t send reminders.  That’s where TrackMySubs comes in.   TrackMySubs is, […]

Press Release: IMIS Appoints New Chair of Cinema Technology Committee

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 20TH APRIL 2017 — The International Moving Image Society (IMIS) (formerly known as the British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society (BKSTS)) has announced the appointment of a new Chairman to oversee the development of its widely respected Cinema Technology Committee (CTC). The appointment of Richard Mitchell (also VP Global Marketing & Commercial […]

The Effects of the Financial Markets on the Film Industry

The foreign exchange markets have become more and more liquid over the years as global trade has increased, with a daily volume of US $5.3 trillion. The increase in international trade presents some exciting opportunities for both large and small companies across a wide range of industries. For people working in creative industries, it could […]