By Iain Blair
The acclaimed and multi-layered horror film Get Out, the debut feature film from comedian-turned-director Jordan Peele, is chock full of shocks and surprises. It also shocked a lot of people in the industry when it went on to gross over quarter of a billion dollars — on a $4.5 million budget, Continue reading
February 23, 2018
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Molly Bloom’s future looked extremely bright. A shot at Olympic skiing glory leading to entry into a leading law school. But an accident during qualifying trials for the U. S. ski team knocked her out of the running for the Salt Lake City games. (Bloom notes in her own memoir that it was her decision […]
Norfolk, Virginia-based digital agency Grow has expanded its film and production capabilities with the addition of David Walton Smith, who will take on the newly created role of head of film. Walton Smith will be charged with overseeing all content development and video production for the agency’s clients, which include Google, Continue reading
February 16, 2018
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DaVinci Resolve has made its mark as one of the premier color correction applications for the film and video industries. With the introduction of Resolve 14*, it’s clear that Blackmagic Design has set its sights higher. Advanced editing functions and the inclusion of the Fairlight audio engine put Resolve on track to be the industry’s […]
By Larry Jordan
Ever since Apple released the iMac Pro, my inbox has been clogged with people asking advice on how to configure their system. This article is designed to help you make more informed decisions when you don’t have an unlimited budget. Also, while the iMac Pro is designed for many different markets, Continue reading
January 31, 2018
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NAME: Betsy Bauer
COMPANY: Weta Workshop (@WetaWorkshop)
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY?
The official company description is a creative development that creates, weapons, props, creatures, make-up, miniatures, public art, merchandise for films such as The Lord of the Rings, Continue reading
January 30, 2018
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On Friday evening, the American Cinema Editors held it’s 68th Annual ACE Eddie awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with over 1,000 in attendance to celebrate. ACE president Stephen Rivkin presided over the evening’s festivities with actress/comedian Tichina Arnold serving as the evening’s host. Trophies were handed out recognizing the best editing of 2017 in 10 categories of film, Continue reading
January 29, 2018
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By James Hughes
In Los Angeles on a Saturday morning, a crew of 10 students from Hollywood High School — helmed by 17-year-old director Celine Gimpirea — were transforming a corner of the Calgary Cemetery into a movie set. In The Box, a boy slips inside a cardboard box and finds himself transported to other realms. Continue reading
January 25, 2018
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By Brady Betzel
Resolve 14 has really stepped up Blackmagic’s NLE game with many great new updates over the past few months. While I typically refer to Resolve as a high-end color correction and finishing tools, this review will focus on the Editing tab.
Over the last two years, Continue reading
January 24, 2018
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By Randi Altman
I, Tonya is sad and funny and almost unbelievable in the sense that this — or a version of this — actually did happen. It’s also a fantastic movie.
Some of us are old enough to remember when the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan “Why?!” incident took place. Continue reading
January 22, 2018
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