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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... »

Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – Breathe

November 10, 2017 | By
Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – <em>Breathe</em>

Nitin Sawhney has had a year that most artists only dream of: winning the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award, having his latest CD turned into a fully choreographed production that will be touring globally, and scoring two films, Breathe, released October 13, and The Jungle Book, premiering in 2018. Both films were directed by... »

Travis Milloy’s High Concept Infinity Chamber

November 9, 2017 | By
Travis Milloy’s High Concept <em>Infinity Chamber</em>

High Concept ideas sound very exhilarating, but are no easy task. From the writer of the 2009 hit Pandorum; comes Travis Milloy’s latest Sci-Fri Thriller entitled Infinity Chamber. Infinity Chamber was a personal project that took about 7-8 years in the process, which came about from a news report on automated prisons. There was... »

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... »

Cinema Audio Society adds Two Board members

November 7, 2017 | By

Chris Newman And Jeff Haboush Join Cinema Audio Society Board Of Directors6 November 2017, Los Angeles—The Cinema Audio Society welcomes new Board Members, Re-recording Mixer Jeffrey J. Haboush, CAS and Production Sound Mixer Chris Newman, CAS. Chris and Jeff will be filling the vacancies on the Board left by the recent passing of Production... »

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.... »

Contender: Production Designer James Merifield – Andy Serkis’ Breathe

November 3, 2017 | By
Contender: Production Designer James Merifield – Andy Serkis’ <em>Breathe</em>

Andy Serkis’, Breathe is the type of film you know will require a box of tissues. Based on the true story of Robin Cavendish, played by Andrew Garfield, a young husband and father contracts polio at the age of 29 and gets a life sentence to a hospital bed; Robin and his wife, Diana,... »

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