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Netflix Invites You to Take Part in a Conversation with the Stars and Creators of Master of None, 13 Reasons Why, and Stranger Things at #NetflixFYSee

May 2017
Netflix Invites You to Take Part in a Conversation with the Stars and Creators of <em>Master of None</em>, <em>13 Reasons Why</em>, and <em>Stranger Things</em> at #NetflixFYSee

Netflix continues to invite you to the #NetflixFYSee events hosted throughout this year’s Emmy season. This upcoming week will feature titles such as Master of None (6/1), 13 Reasons Why (6/2), and Stranger Things (6/6). Each of these events will feature a conversation with the stars and creators of the shows. On Thursday, June 1,... »

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Gabriel Portnof Joins Framestore as CG Supervisor

May 2017
Gabriel Portnof Joins Framestore as CG Supervisor

The visual effects company Framestore, has announced that their New York office has hired CG supervisor Gabriel Portnof. A born and bred New Yorker, Gabriel returns to the city that never sleeps after fifteen years with Los Angeles based Dreamworks. During his tenure at Dreamworks. Gabriel supervised films such as Turbo, Madagascar 3, Kung... »

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Cine Gear 2017 – Presentations and Screenings Announced

May 2017
Cine Gear 2017 – Presentations and Screenings Announced

Cine Gear 2017 is right around the corner, starting Thursday, June 1. On Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, visitors are invited to a free series of seminars and panel discussions conducted by equipment makers such as Sony, Panasonic, Zeiss, Adorama, Leica, Tiffen, RED, Blackmagic, and Canon, as well as distinguished industry associations... »

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The Television Academy Foundation and Netflix Present The Power of TV: A Conversation With Norman Lear and One Day at a Time

May 2017
The Television Academy Foundation and Netflix Present The Power of TV: A Conversation With Norman Lear and <em>One Day at a Time</em>

The Television Academy Foundation has announced a partnership with Netflix to present The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, the first-ticketed, public program ever held at the Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 7 p.m. Marking the 20th anniversary... »

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Rooftop Films and SundanceTV Present the U.S. Premiere of The Genius and the Opera Singer with Filmmaker Vanessa Stockley and Subject in Attendance

May 2017
Rooftop Films and SundanceTV Present the U.S. Premiere of <em>The Genius and the Opera Singer</em> with Filmmaker Vanessa Stockley and Subject in Attendance

On Saturday, May 27th Rooftop Films has announced that they will present the U.S. Premiere of Vanessa Stockley‘s The Genius and the Opera Singer, a nonfiction film about an embattled mother-daughter duo (92 and 55-years-old, respectively) living together in a rent-controlled West Village apartment. Set against the backdrop of a changing neighborhood, Stockley captures the... »

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WCPMedia Services to Discuss Cloud Production Workflows at Cannes

May 2017
WCPMedia Services to Discuss Cloud Production Workflows at Cannes

WCPMedia Services has announced that their president, Cristina Molinari and vice president of operations Giovanni Contri will have a talk on how more film and television productions are moving their workflows to the cloud in a special presentation at the Cannes Film Festival. Presented by Augustus Color, A Cloud Hub for Global Productions will also feature representatives from... »

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Animation Effects Award Festival 2017 Speaker Program

May 2017
Animation Effects Award Festival 2017 Speaker Program

The Animation Effects Award Festival (AEAF) has announced speakers for its AEAF 2017′ Speaker Program, which takes place from 10am to 5pm on the 15th and 16th of August, with the AEAF awards following at 6pm on the 16th. AEAF 2017 will take place at the Chauvel Cinema in Paddington, Australia. List of speakers,... »

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Composer Mark Isham Scoring Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger

May 2017
Composer Mark Isham Scoring Marvel’s <em>Cloak and Dagger</em>

Mark Isham has been announced to score the upcoming series Cloak and Dagger, created for Freeform by Joe Pokaski, is based on the Marvel Comics‘ characters of the same name, and follows the story of two teenagers from very different backgrounds who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.... »

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Video of the Day: Deadpool Visual Effects Breakdown

May 2017
Video of the Day: <em>Deadpool</em> Visual Effects Breakdown

An in-depth VFX breakdown reel showcasing the behind-the-scenes efforts by the Atomic Fiction team for Fox‘s Deadpool, based on the Marvel comic character. »

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Head Gear Films & Sparkhouse Media Launch Joint Venture

May 2017
Head Gear Films & Sparkhouse Media Launch Joint Venture

Head Gear Films and Sparkhouse Media have agreed upon a joint venture that will encompass all aspects of content development, production and finance for both film and television. The companies will partner on development and syndicated finance across Sparkhouse Media’s slate, as well as identifying 3rd party opportunities to co-finance and package. The UK based... »

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Video of the Day

VFX breakdown for Fox's Deadpool.