June 24, 2019
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Ed Catmull Speaks about Pixar

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Ed Catmull Speaks about Pixar

After beginning his career as director of the Computer Graphics Lab in Long Island at the New York Institute of Technology in 1975, Ed Catmull became vice-president of northern California-based Lucasfilm’s fledgling computer division in 1979. By the time of Lucasfilm’s sale of the computer division to Steve Jobs in 1986, it was renamed... »

Timeless Music in Russian Doll

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Timeless Music in <em>Russian Doll</em>

In the Netflix series Russian Doll, Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) keeps dying over and over, returning to her own birthday party as she tries to figure a way out of the unending loop. The show uses music as a dominant force to complement the drama and its comedic moments,... »

ADG Film Society Presents Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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ADG Film Society Presents <em>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will present the Oscar-winning classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind  (1977) and pay tribute to its Oscar-nominated Production Designer Joe Alves, ADG, at the Egyptian Theatre on Sunday, June 23 at... »

Gripping Editing in When They See Us

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Gripping Editing in <em>When They See Us</em>

The global Netflix  phenomenon When They See Us is a mini-series based on the true-life events of the Central Park Five in 1989, which revolves around five teenage boys... »

Ben Strang Joins Sarofsky

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Ben Strang Joins Sarofsky

Design-driven production company Sarofsky is adding Ben Strang to its directorial roster. Based in Santa Monica, Ben is an SXSW award-winning writer-director and photographer, as well as being the... »

Men in Black: International Sound Team

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<em>Men in Black: International</em> Sound Team

Sound production for Columbia Pictures’ new action adventure Men in Black: International was completed by Sony Pictures Post Production Services on the studio lot in Culver City. Three-time Academy... »

Peculiar Title Design of Good Omens

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Peculiar Title Design of <em>Good Omens</em>

The main title design sequence from the Amazon TV series Good Omens is both unique and bizarre. The work of creative director Peter Anderson, it incorporates elements of live action, green... »

SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

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SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions program reveals lineup of behind-the-scenes looks at the “making of” the year’s biggest productions in film, streaming, cable, games, and VR. Offering exclusive access... »

SMPTE Hollywood Section: June Meeting

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SMPTE Hollywood Section: June Meeting

The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is set to explore the advent of fully immersive virtual reality (VR) at its monthly meeting,... »

LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

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LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced the new Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 term. Newly elected members of the Board are Ken Haber (12 Strong, Suburbicon),... »

Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in Will & Grace

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Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in <em>Will & Grace</em>

The beloved NBC series Will & Grace, which recently wrapped its tenth season, continues to elevate the cinematic multi-camera editing employed by editor Peter Beyt, who came to the show... »

The Marvelous Style of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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The Marvelous Style of <em>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</em>

After the austerity of the 1940s war years, the 1950s were one of the most important periods in women couture clothes according to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel costume designer Donna Zakowska. “This was... »

 
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