June 27, 2019
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Men in Black: International Sound Team

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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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 Award-winning sound designer/ supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer Paul N. J. Ottoson led the sound team in delivering a host of sound elements to support the... »

Peculiar Title Design of Good Omens

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Found in: Animation, Crafts, Featured, Reviews
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 screen, stop motion animation, 2D animation, and 3D CGI animation. Good Omens is based on the 1990 novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of... »

SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Found in: Crafts, Events, Featured
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 to some of the best minds in visual effects (VFX), Production Sessions will be held throughout the conference week, 28 July–1 August, at the Los... »

SMPTE Hollywood Section: June Meeting

Monday, June 17, 2019
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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, Wednesday, June 19, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. Star Trek introduced science fiction fans to the “holodeck,” an imaginary... »

LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Sunday, June 16, 2019
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Found in: Featured, Who's Where?
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), Georgette Turner (Edge of Tomorrow, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Edward Mazurek (Too Old to Die Young, The Circle) and Walter Roshetski (Criminal... »

Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in Will & Grace

Friday, June 14, 2019
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Found in: Crafts, Editing, Featured, Reviews
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 in 2017 for its ninth season return. For the latest season, he added some stylistic elements not previously used in the show. “With the editing, I bounce... »

The Marvelous Style of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Found in: Costume Design, Crafts, Featured
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 such an exciting moment for clothing,” she said. She turned to books and magazines of the era, such as Vogue and French Vogue, for her research into the... »

Women’s Film Preservation Fund Film Program

Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Found in: Featured, Film, Screening Series
Women’s Film Preservation Fund Film Program

Since 1996 the Women’s Film Preservation Fund (WFPF) of New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) has preserved a number of significant experimental and animated works, many of which reflect pioneering approaches and unique voices. This year’s series will showcase a selection of these works, many of which have been preserved in collaboration... »

ADG Film Society: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Found in: Art Direction, Featured, Screening Series
ADG Film Society: <em>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will present Oscar-winning classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and pay tribute to its Oscar-nominated Production Designer Joe Alves, ADG. The annual 2019 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design,” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their... »

Kees van Oostrum to Serve as ASC President

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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<em>Kees van Oostrum</em> to Serve as ASC President

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the  re-election of Kees van Oostrum as president for the fourth consecutive year. As ASC president, van Oostrum initiated and continues to oversee the ASC’s Master Class program. Van Oostrum has also significantly expanded the activities of the ASC during the last three years in the... »

SIGGRAPH 2019 Award Winners

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Found in: Animation, Awards, Featured
SIGGRAPH 2019 Award Winners

SIGGRAPH 2019 has announced the award winners and lineup of 24 short films, breakdowns, scientific visualizations, advertisements, and more, set to appear in the Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater next month. Showcasing the latest in computer graphics, the one-night-only Electronic Theater event will premiere on Monday, 29 July at Microsoft Theater, located in L.A.... »

Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Found in: Camera, Featured, Gear
Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

The Sony VENICE has been a go-to camera for a large number of features and TV productions industry-wide. The new VENICE 4.0 Firmware upgrade, available June 2019, unlocks High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting capabilities including 120 fps in 4K 2.39:1, 60 fps in 6K 3:2 Full Frame and more. A hardware upgrade is required... »

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