November 25, 2020
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Crafts Spotlight: Hillbilly Elegy Makeup Team Eryn Krueger Mekash & Matthew Mungle

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Crafts Spotlight: <em>Hillbilly Elegy</em> Makeup Team Eryn Krueger Mekash & Matthew Mungle

Based on J.D. Vance’s best-selling novel of the same name, Netflix’s upcoming The Hillbilly Elegy focuses on the author’s trip down childhood memory lane while juggling a present-day high-stakes job interview and his mother’s drug relapse. The film stars Amy Adams as Vance’s mother Bev, and Glenn Close as his grandmother Mawmaw. Despite weak reviews,... »

The Filmmakers Behind DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods: A New Age

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The Filmmakers Behind DreamWorks Animation’s <em>The Croods: A New Age</em>

Things have been relatively quiet for DreamWorks Animation (DWA) in recent years, as it adapted to its post-Jeffrey Katzenberg status under new owner Universal Pictures. Last year, it released the conclusion of its popular trilogy, How to Train Your Dragon: The New World, which... »

Dick Pope Chooses Cooke Panchro/i Classic Lenses for Supernova

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Dick Pope Chooses Cooke Panchro/i Classic Lenses for <em>Supernova</em>

To film the upcoming drama Supernova, two-time Oscar-nominated Cinematographer Dick Pope, BSC (The Illusionist) decided to use Cooke Optics‘ Cooke Panchro/i Classic Prime lenses. Written and directed by Harry Macqueen, the film stars Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci as Sam and Tusker, 20-year partners who go on a road trip across England to visit... »

Filmmaker Spotlight: Mosul Director Matthew Michael Carnahan

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Filmmaker Spotlight: <em>Mosul</em> Director Matthew Michael Carnahan

A SWAT team combs war-torn city streets looking for ISIS fighters in Mosul, streaming on Netflix starting November 26. Based on a true story, and starring an all-Arab cast... »

Public Health Experts Deem Golf Channel’s COVID Safety Protocols to be Inadequate

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Public Health Experts Deem Golf Channel’s COVID Safety Protocols to be Inadequate

Following up on a story from last week, a team of epidemiologists have reviewed the Golf Channel‘s COVID safety protocols and raised a number of concerns about them. The team... »

Academy of Art University Hosting VFX Webinar about The 24th

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Academy of Art University Hosting VFX Webinar about <em>The 24th</em>

The Academy of Art University’s School of Animation & Visual Effects will be hosting  an exclusive live webinar on December 3rd, 7 pm PST, with Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Willmott... »

Director Series: Steve McQueen Talks About Crafting History in His Small Axe Anthology

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Director Series: Steve McQueen Talks About Crafting History in His <em>Small Axe Anthology</em>

Throughout the ‘90s and early Aughts, filmmaker Steve McQueen was mostly known on the art scene for his short films and art installations. He had a huge breakout in... »

Rising Sun Pictures Gets on the Virtual Production Train with Demonstration

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Rising Sun Pictures Gets on the Virtual Production Train with Demonstration

Everyone has been jumping onto the “virtual production” train this year, maybe because it’s the type of technology that can greatly speed up production and save costs by combining... »

Doc Spotlight: An Exclusive Clip from Alex Winter’s Zappa

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Doc Spotlight: An Exclusive Clip from Alex Winter’s <em>Zappa</em>

People all over the world might be familiar with the late Frank Zappa‘s more renowned novelty songs like Valley Girl and Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow, though how many people are aware of Zappa’s... »

EnergaCamerimage: Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC

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EnergaCamerimage: Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC

This year, the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC. In a career stretching back fifty years, Rousselot has worked with a... »

Over the Weekend 11/23/20: Black Panther 2 Sets Production Date, Stranger Things Casting and More News

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Over the Weekend 11/23/20: <em>Black Panther 2</em> Sets Production Date, <em>Stranger Things</em> Casting and More News

Welcome back, and we hope everyone had a great weekend! We don’t know about you, our readers, but here at Below the Line, we’ll be thankful on Thursday that... »

End of the Week Production Notes 11/20/20: Bold and Beautiful Covid Scare, Scream Wraps and More News

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End of the Week Production Notes 11/20/20: <em>Bold and Beautiful</em> Covid Scare, <em>Scream</em> Wraps and More News

Next week is Thanksgiving, so this will likely be the last End of Week Production Notes for November as Hollywood tends to shut down, although I’m guessing some productions... »

 
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