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Contender: Composer, Alex Heffes – Earth: One Amazing Day

November 15, 2017 | By
Contender: Composer, Alex Heffes – Earth: <em>One Amazing Day</em>

Tracking the sun around the globe over the course of a single day, this magnificent cinematic expedition reveals wonders of the natural world from the tallest mountain peaks to the most remote jungles and harshest environments. Against this backdrop of scenic splendor, the cast of unforgettable animals is presented with humor and intimacy. Composer,... »

Director Luke Korem on the documentary Dealt

November 14, 2017 | By
Director Luke Korem on the documentary <em>Dealt</em>

Director Luke Korem is no stranger to sleight of hand magic. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Korem’s father was a professional magician in the 1980’s, which influenced Korem to performed magic himself until he was a teenager. It was also through his father that Korem was introduced to Richard Turner, one of the world’s... »

Contrast and Unity in Wonderstruck

November 13, 2017 | By
Contrast and Unity in <em>Wonderstruck</em>

In Wonderstruck, based on Brian Selznick’s book, renowned Cinematographer Ed Lachman artfully photographs the interwoven stories of two 12-year-old deaf children from different time periods, who run away to New York City searching for what’s missing in their lives. In 1977, Ben, deaf from a recent accident, follows clues to find his father; in... »

AAFCA Sets Awards Date To Celebrate Women in Cinema

November 8, 2017 | By

The African American Film Critics Association sets February 7, 2018 for its 9th Annual Awards ceremony, the AAFCA Awards, celebrating the best of the year in film, television and new media. The AAFCA Awards will celebrate 2017 as a landmark year for women in cinema. The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will hold... »

TV Academy Honors ARRI ALEXA Camera System with Engineering Emmy®

November 1, 2017 | By
TV Academy Honors ARRI ALEXA Camera System with Engineering Emmy®

TV Academy Honors ARRI ALEXA Camera System with Engineering Emmy® ARRI receives highest TV technology recognition for outstanding achievement in engineering development Since 2010, ALEXA has been the camera system of choice on numerous television and feature productions ALEXA’s digital technology has been embraced by the television industry for its stunning image quality, reliability,... »

Filmmakers Joshua Tickell & Rebecca Tickell Speak About Their Good Fortune

September 27, 2017 | By
Filmmakers Joshua Tickell & Rebecca Tickell Speak About Their Good Fortune

For filmmaking partners Joshua and Rebecca Tickell, also a married couple, their first encounter with business entrepreneur and philanthropist John Paul DeJoria began after the production of their previous project, a documentary entitled Fuel. “We met JP in 2008 at the Sundance Film Festival,” Rebecca said of their festival circuit tour of Fuel, an... »

Tom of Finland (Opening in NY/LA/SF and more in October)

September 20, 2017 | By
Tom of Finland (Opening in NY/LA/SF and more in October)

Kino Lorber Presents Tom of Finland Director: Dome Karukoski Starring: Pekka Strang, Lauri Tilkanen, Werner Daehn And Jessica Grabowsky Official Selection: Tribeca International Film Festival 2017, Outfest 2017 Selected As Finland’S Official Submission For 2018 Academy Awards Opens Friday, October 13 In New York (The Quad) And On Friday, October 20 In Los Angeles... »

Hurricane Harvey Shuts Down Sound Stages

August 30, 2017 | By
Hurricane Harvey Shuts Down Sound Stages

Below the Line News’ thoughts are with all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Actors Fund is positioned to help below the line workers. Please reach out and donate to the Actors.Fund.Org by using the link provided HERE. Local television and film sound stages in Houston, TX and throughout the area have been shut down by... »

Q&A with Damien Power, Director of Killing Ground

July 30, 2017 | By
Q&A with Damien Power, Director of <em>Killing Ground</em>

Director Damien Power has made his feature lenght debut with the new horror/thriller Killing Ground, released in theaters and VOD on July 21st. Power built his career up via a series of short films, most of which he also wrote, and now has taken some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions from Below the Line.... »

Lesli Linka Glatter: Homeland is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

July 6, 2017 | By
Lesli Linka Glatter: <em>Homeland</em> is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

“Back when the American Government actually sponsored the arts,” recalled Homeland executive producer Lesli Linka Glatter, invoking a long-ago incarnation of the USA, “I had a grant to perform in the Far East.” That grant, to study and perform in places like Paris and London, and eventually the Far East, found her in Japan, after... »

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