Browse Articles by Mun Kang

Helen Scott’s Production Design for Steve McQueen’s Small Axe Anthology

January 2021
Helen Scott’s Production Design for Steve McQueen’s <em>Small Axe Anthology</em>

Created, co-written and directed by Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave), Small Axe is an anthology series consisting of five individual stories with an emphasis on the West Indian immigrant community in London from the 1960s spanning through the 1980s. Initially, it was going to be six one-hour episodes for BBC One, and then... »

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Posted in Art Direction, Crafts, Featured, Film, Interviews |

The Myriad Animation Styles Within Wolfwalkers

January 2021
The Myriad Animation Styles Within <em>Wolfwalkers</em>

Wolfwalkers is the latest animated film from Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. The animated movie follows Robyn (voiced by: Honor Kneafsey) as she and her father are charged to eliminate the last wolf pack in Ireland. An unexpected encounter with a wild girl Mebh (voiced by: Eva Whittaker) that changes into a wolf... »

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Posted in Animation, Featured, Film, Visual FX |

The Sound & Music from Ryan Murphy’s The Prom

December 2020
The Sound & Music from Ryan Murphy’s <em>The Prom</em>

The Prom is a musical created by Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin, and Bob Martin, based on the original concept by Jack Viertel. Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story) produced and directed a film adaptation of the musical, which follows four down-on-their-luck Broadway actors Dee Dee Allen (Meryl Streep), Barry Glickman (James Corden), Angie Dickinson (Nicole Kidman), and Trent... »

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Posted in Featured, Film, Music, Sound |

Doc Spotlight: Alexander Nanau’s Collective Examines Investigative Journalism and Political Corruption

December 2020
Doc Spotlight: Alexander Nanau’s <em>Collective</em> Examines Investigative Journalism and Political Corruption

Collective (Colectiv) is a documentary from Romanian filmmaker Alexander Nanau (Toto and His Sisters, The World According to Ion B.) that follows a trio of investigative reporters as they delve deeper into the Colectiv Nightclub fire in Bucharest, Romania on October 30, 2015. 27 people were killed, over 180 injured, with an additional 37... »

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Posted in Featured, Film, Interviews |

Crafts Spotlight: Editing the J.D. Vance Memoir Hillbilly Elegy

December 2020
Crafts Spotlight: Editing the J.D. Vance Memoir <em>Hillbilly Elegy</em>

Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy is based off the memoir and true-life events of J.D. Vance. The film is directed by legendary director Ron Howard, which includes genuine performances from Amy Adams as Bev, Glenn Close as Mamaw, Gabriel Basso as older J.D. Vance, and introducing Owen Asztalos as young J.D. Vance. Hillbilly Elegy deals with... »

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Posted in Editing, Featured, Film, Interviews |

Recreating Hearing Loss Perception in Sound of Metal

December 2020
Recreating Hearing Loss Perception in <em>Sound of Metal</em>

The Amazon Studios film, Sound of Metal, from writer/director Darius Marder, explores the sound perspective between the world and the diminishing hearing of a person going deaf. After years of playing drums in a heavy metal band with lead singer and longtime girlfriend Lou (Olivia Cooke), Ruben (Riz Ahmed) drastically loses his hearing as... »

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Posted in Awards, Featured, Film, Sound |

Artist Spotlight: Julian Day’s Modern Costume Design for Netflix’s Rebecca

November 2020
Artist Spotlight: Julian Day’s Modern Costume Design for Netflix’s <em>Rebecca</em>

In Netflix’s Rebecca, Costume Designer Julian Day (Rocketman, Bohemian Rhapsody) customized alluring costumes with the touch of a bright, fresh, and exciting appearance so that modern audience could like and understand the clothes. Based on the 1938 novel by Daphne du Maurier – previously adapted for film in 1940 by Alfred Hitchcock —Rebecca follows... »

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The 19th Century Costume Design of Netflix’s Enola Holmes

October 2020
The 19th Century Costume Design of Netflix’s <em>Enola Holmes</em>

The Netflix live-action adaptation Enola Holmes is based on the first book of the series, The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery by author Nancy Springer, following Millie Bobby Brown‘s Enola, the younger teen sister of Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft Holmes (Sam Claflin). After the sudden disappearance of Enola’s mother Eudoria (Helena Bonham Carter),... »

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Posted in Costume Design, Featured |

Director Series: Natalie Krinsky’s The Broken Hearts Gallery

September 2020
Director Series: Natalie Krinsky’s <em>The Broken Hearts Gallery</em>

Natalie Krinsky‘s The Broken Hearts Gallery follows 20-something art gallery assistant Lucy Gulliver (Geraldine Viswanathan) living in New York City as she is suddenly fired from her job and dumped by her most recent boyfriend Max Vora (Utkarsh Ambudkar). Through the years, Lucy has become an emotional hoarder and has kept various keepsake items from... »

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Posted in Direction, Director Series, Featured, Film |

72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night Four

September 2020
72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night Four

Fourth Night Continues Scripted Programming Emmys The fourth consecutive night of the 72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards continued with more scripted programming categories, honoring a mix of talented, above the line  artists and below the line technical craftspeople from a wide variety and blend of genres. Emmy-nominee and event host Nicole Byer took us for... »

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Posted in Awards, Featured, News, Television |

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