May 24, 2017
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Creating Superhero Costumes, Judianna Makovsky on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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Creating Superhero Costumes, Judianna Makovsky on <em>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</em>

From the set of the next Avengers film, costume designer Judianna Makovsky spoke of working in the world of Marvel Studios’ superheroes, with her previous project, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, now in theaters. “If you don’t want to just do contemporary, make fun costumes, and learn all of the new techniques, this... »

Chapman/Leonard New Product Showcase Presents the Best in Movie/TV Equipment

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Chapman/Leonard New Product Showcase Presents the Best in Movie/TV Equipment

Now in business 72 years, Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment (a merger between separate companies called Chapman and Leonard in 1965) touts that their gear will assist in “getting the shot you desire,” a goal which was on display at their May 7 new product showcase... »

NAB 2017, Part 2: Elephants in the Room

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NAB 2017, Part 2: Elephants in the Room

One can think of last week’s NAB as simply one of the largest conventions in Vegas — along with the not-unrelated CES. CES, in January, is a gathering to show what kinds of screens consumers will desire, or be led to desire, to both... »

Guest Article, George Sells of MANDT VR: Why VR is Made for News and Few Know it Yet

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Guest Article, George Sells of MANDT VR: Why VR is Made for News and Few Know it Yet

“Hi. I’m George Sells with MANDT VR News, and we’d like to cover your story.” “MANDT what?” “VR news.” “Never heard of it.” “We are producing news coverage in... »

Executive Producer Christina Ricci, Z: The Beginning of Everything

Executive Producer Christina Ricci, <em>Z: The Beginning of Everything</em>

Executive producer and leading actress, Christina Ricci liked the book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, so much, that she asked about the rights to filming the property. Written... »

Emmy Watch: SyFy’s The Magicians

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Emmy Watch: SyFy’s <em>The Magicians</em>

*Research and written contributions by Kevin Adams, Jenna Amico, Eric Bedwell, Patrick Clayton, Shoshana Goodman, Faye Ignoffo, Mya Jones, Carly Pepper, Danielle Peterson, and Lisa Stemmons* Though their SyFy... »

Below The Line‘s Summer Movie Preview

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<em>Below The Line</em>‘s Summer Movie Preview

It can be easy to let yourself get wrapped up in the big summer blockbusters about interstellar battles and super heroics, but lets not forget some of the smaller... »

NAB 2017, Part 1: Chimera-ing in the Desert Heat

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NAB 2017, Part 1: Chimera-ing in the Desert Heat

Distances can be deceiving in the lights of Vegas; you might think you’re going to take a quick walk to the resort hotel next door, only to find it’s... »

Gregory Plotkin, Editor of Get Out

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Gregory Plotkin, Editor of <em>Get Out</em>

Why does the word “horror” movie have a stigma attached to it and what is truly scary in the modern age? Is the horror genre classified as subpar because... »

Born in China Captures Rarely Seen Animals in Native Habitat

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<em>Born in China</em> Captures Rarely Seen Animals in Native Habitat

For director Lu Chuan and producer Roy Conli, the Disneynature feature Born in China represents an enormous amount of preparation and production, with multiple crews enduring the harsh environment... »

MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

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MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

On Saturday night the Motion Picture Editors Guild awarded their Fellowship and Service Award to Lillian E. Benson, who is the first African-American female member of the American Cinema... »

Location, Location, Location — and the LMGI Awards

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Location, Location, Location — and the LMGI Awards

In the end, La La Land won, and it stuck. That was the conclusion to a convivial evening, a kind of coda to award seasons at large, where the... »

 
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