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Official Below The Line Screening Series featuring Detroit with Q&A in Los Angeles

November 16, 2017 | By
Official Below The Line Screening Series featuring <em>Detroit</em> with Q&A in Los Angeles

Released on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 riots, Kathryn Bigelow’s latest psychological thriller, Detroit, tells the true story of what happened when the riots began and how a few bad cops turned a questioning of an unconfirmed shooter into the murder scene of three kids. And shockingly, were ultimately acquitted. Below the Line... »

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... »

Tom of Finland

November 6, 2017 | By
<em>Tom of Finland</em>

Tom of Finland tells the inspiring story of the extremely influential figure not only in the history of the twentieth century, but also in gay culture, Touko Laaksonen, aka Tom of Finland. The film is a powerful and emotional journey throughout the majority of Laaksonen’s life. It also expands upon the gay liberation movement.... »

Annual Careers in Film Summit Presented by The Academy

October 25, 2017 | By
Annual <em>Careers in Film Summit</em> Presented by The Academy

On Saturday, October 14, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers joined industry professionals for an all-day series of panel discussions at the annual Careers in Film Summit. Attended by film students and other enthusiasts, six separate panels covered acting, writing, directing, songwriting and composing, sound design, editing, visual... »

Contender: Carter Burwell, Wonderstruck

October 24, 2017 | By
Contender: Carter Burwell, <em>Wonderstruck</em>

In this cinematic telling of the Brian Selznick book, Wonderstruck, simultaneous stories, between Ben, a young Midwestern boy in the 1970’s, and Rose, a young girl in 1920’s New York, converge as a mysterious connection between them is discovered. Composer Carter Burwell’s earliest conversations with director, Todd Haynes were about, “How much we were... »

FXX The Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horrors” Halloween Marathon

October 24, 2017 | By

  FXX SCARES UP TRICKS AND TREATS FOR HALLOWEEN Celebrate Halloween With A 13-Hour The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror” Marathon Themed “Treehouse of Horror” Primetime Mini-Marathons Precede The Main Event From October 23 Through October 30 FX Will Separately Run a Halloween Weekend Movie Marathon LOS ANGELES, October 20, 2017 – FXX will celebrate... »

Amber Talarico Chronicles Her Journey in Makeup in New Film

October 24, 2017 | By
Amber Talarico Chronicles Her Journey in Makeup in New Film

With TV shows such as Face-Off on SyFy instigating a newfound interest in the makeup arts, thousands of hopefuls have migrated from their hometowns throughout the world to the Los Angeles area in an attempt to break into the industry. One such aspiring artist, Amber Talarico, has put her nascent tribulations into a new... »

MPSE-Obituary for Paul Rodriguez

October 2, 2017 | By
MPSE-Obituary for Paul Rodriguez

Paul Rodriguez 1952-2017. Motion picture and television sound executive Paul Rodriguez passed away September 26th in Los Angeles of cardiac arrest after a brief hospitalization. He was 65. Rodriguez was president of South Lake Audio Services and Vice President of Audio Services and Development at Roundabout Entertainment in Burbank where he oversaw post-production sound... »

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