August 19, 2017
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Michael Almereyda Conjures a New Reality in MARJORIE PRIME

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Michael Almereyda Conjures a New Reality in MARJORIE PRIME

Based on Jordan Harrison’s play, Michael Almereyda’s Marjorie Prime was filmed in and around a house on Long Island, New York’s southern fork in an astounding 13 days. Concerning a near future where holographic representations of deceased family members are manifested to pacify loved ones, Marjorie Prime centers around four main characters played by... »

Alicia Mayer Resurrects Movie History with Mayer Family Presentation

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Alicia Mayer Resurrects Movie History with Mayer Family Presentation

Over the weekend of August 5 and 6, film historian Alicia Mayer will present dozens of family photographs in Los Angeles-area presentations to celebrate her legendary lineage. In point, Mayer is part of the historic Mayer family, of whom Louis B. Mayer was studio... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

August 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

Every year at SIGGRAPH, the annual conference on computer graphics, artists, developers, and engineers gather from around the globe to show off the cutting edge in entertainment technology–and this year was no exception. Out of the 179 exhibitors, these 5 stood out from the... »

Q&A with Damien Power, Director of Killing Ground

July 2017 | By
Q&A with Damien Power, Director of <em>Killing Ground</em>

Director Damien Power has made his feature lenght debut with the new horror/thriller Killing Ground, released in theaters and VOD on July 21st. Power built his career up via a series of... »

Lei Arenzana Stages West Side Story for Its 60th Anniversary

July 2017 | By
Lei Arenzana Stages <em>West Side Story</em> for Its 60th Anniversary

60 years ago, a group of four New York-based theatrical artists collaborated on one of the most beloved stage and screen properties of the 20th century: West Side Story.... »

Disney’s D23 Convention Showcases Studio’s Upcoming Animation, Live-Action Slate

July 2017 | By
Disney’s D23 Convention Showcases Studio’s Upcoming Animation, Live-Action Slate

At Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney chairman Alan Horn kicked off the weekend-long events with a July 14 address to the 8000 attendees, stating that... »

Complete List of 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations for Programs Airing June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017

July 2017 | By
Complete List of 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations for Programs Airing June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017

Nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Anna Chlumsky from the HBO series Veep and Shemar Moore from CBS’ S.W.A.T. This year’s seven Drama Series nominees include... »

Lesli Linka Glatter: Homeland is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

July 2017 | By
Lesli Linka Glatter: <em>Homeland</em> is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

“Back when the American Government actually sponsored the arts,” recalled Homeland executive producer Lesli Linka Glatter, invoking a long-ago incarnation of the USA, “I had a grant to perform in... »

Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on Feud

June 2017 | By
Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on <em>Feud</em>

For the FX Network series Feud, which depicts the interpersonal rift between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in and around the 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?,... »

Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s Catastrope

June 2017 | By
Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s <em>Catastrope</em>

Amazon‘s streaming hit television show, Catastrophe is unique in several ways. First, Irish co-creator and lead actress, Sharon Horgan, ostensibly met her American comedic writing partner and co-creator Rob... »

The Look Behind Genius

June 2017 | By
The Look Behind <em>Genius</em>

From acclaimed executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes this brilliant period television series that depicts Albert Einstein in his early years in the 1800’s, as well as... »

Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, Z: The Beginning of Everything

June 2017 | By
Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, <em>Z: The Beginning of Everything</em>

When executive producer and leading actress Christina Ricci first optioned Therese Anne Fowler‘s book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, she knew she wanted the best department heads to... »

 
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