Hunt Beaty is a director, producer and Emmy Award-winning production sound recordist based in Brooklyn. Born and raised in Nashville, this NYU Tisch film school grad spent years studying how films got made — and now he’s made his own.
The short film The Sound of Your Voice was directed by Beaty and written and produced by Beaty, Continue reading
May 16, 2018
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By Iain Blair
Kids in jeopardy! The Demogorgon! The Hawkins Lab! The Upside Down! Thrills and chills! Since they first pitched their idea for Stranger Things, a love letter to 1980’s genre films set in 1983 Indiana, twin brothers Matt and Ross Duffer have quickly established themselves as masters of suspense in the science-fiction and horror genres. Continue reading
May 14, 2018
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Chicago-born, Germany-raised Ronney Afortu has been enjoying a storied career at Hamburg-based studio Optical Art. This veteran senior DI colorist has an impressive resume, having worked on the Oscar-nominated film Mongol, with Oscar-winning director Bille August on Night Train to Lisbon, Continue reading
May 7, 2018
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By Iain Blair
British director and writer Michael Radford is probably best-known for Il Postino, a huge international hit that won five Oscar noms, two BAFTA awards (for Best Director and Best Foreign Film) and a raft of other honors.
Radford, who began as a freelance director of documentaries, Continue reading
April 30, 2018
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By Adrian Pennington
Toby Tomkins, co-founder of boutique studio Cheat explains how he worked with 8K rushes shot on Red to devise and execute the stylish look of Netflix’ hit dark comedy The End of the F***ing World.
Content in 8K UHD won’t be transmitting or streaming its way to a screen anytime soon but the ultra-high-resolution format is already making its mark in production. Continue reading
April 17, 2018
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By Iain Blair
At a time when women are increasingly breaking down barriers in Hollywood, writer/director Kay Cannon is helping lead the charge. This director of Universal’s new film Blockers got her start at such comedic training grounds as The Second City, The iO West Theater and The ComedySportz Theatre. Continue reading
April 3, 2018
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By Randi Altman
In a short time, many in our industry will be making the pilgrimage to Las Vegas for NAB. They will come (if they are smart) with their comfy shoes, Chapstick and the NAB Show app and plot a course for the most efficient way to see all they need to see. Continue reading
March 30, 2018
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Frame.io will be at NAB this year previewing its re-engineered workflow management tool, which will have a full release early this summer. This next generation of the company’s media review and collaboration software, the new Frame.io was redesigned with speed in mind.
The new offering will be up 100x faster with a new media browser that enables users to search through thousands of assets quickly. Continue reading
March 27, 2018
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Color itself plays a significant role in the fantasy feature A Wrinkle in Time. To help get the look she wanted, director Ava DuVernay chose Mitch Paulson of Hollywood’s Efilm to handle final color grading — the two worked together on the Oscar-nominated film Selma. Continue reading
March 26, 2018
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After film school, and working as an assistant editor, David Hussey found himself drawn to color grading. He then became an assistant to a colorist and his path was set.
In a recent video interview with the now senior colorist at LA’s Company 3, Hussey talks about the differences of coloring a short-form project versus a long-form film and walks us through his workflow on Red Sparrow, Continue reading
March 22, 2018
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