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Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

May 9, 2018 | By
Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted... »

The Heart of Nuba Represents Humanity at Its Best Through Dr. Tom Catena

April 5, 2018 | By
The Heart of Nuba Represents Humanity at Its Best Through Dr. Tom Catena

The Heart of Nuba is a humanitarian heart-based documentary directed and produced by Kenneth A. Carlson. Carlson is a non-fiction filmmaker mostly known for his work on Go Tigers! This documentary focuses on the selfless service of Dr. Tom Catena and the essence of the Nuba people. The Nuba Mountains are located in South... »

I Feel Pretty

March 16, 2018 | By
<em>I Feel Pretty</em>

In I Feel Pretty, an ordinary woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis wakes from a fall, believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when... »

Hannah Beachler’s Design For The Worlds of Wakanda in Black Panther

March 7, 2018 | By
Hannah Beachler’s Design For The Worlds of Wakanda in Black Panther

When she first got the call to design the production of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, Hannah Beachler’s first order of business was to meet with director Ryan Coogler to assimilate his vision for the project into her purview. “That’s really where one of the parts of my job begins, listening,” she said of her... »

Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok

November 29, 2017 | By
Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios’ <em>Thor: Ragnarok</em>

Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok Vicon Motion Capture Cameras and Software Aided in the Creation of Undead Soldiers, Crowded Cities and Even the Hulk, All in a Matter of Days In Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok, an electrified god of thunder fights off an army... »

The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop Reveals Secrets Behind Movie Magic

November 2, 2016 | By
<em>The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop</em> Reveals Secrets Behind Movie Magic

The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop, the new book by Richard M. Isackes and Karen L. Maness, takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most iconic movies ever made and offers unique insights on how they were made. A combination of essays (twelve in total) and gorgeous photography, the tome is both a history and illumination of the... »

BTL Exclusive with Director David Mackenzie on Hell or High Water

September 10, 2016 | By
BTL Exclusive with Director David Mackenzie on <em>Hell or High Water</em>

When British director David Mackenzie read Taylor Sheridan’s original Southwestern crime-based screenplay for Hell or High Water, he immediately connected with the material.  “The script was so excellent, I said, ‘I don’t want to change a word,’” recalled Mackenzie. In fact, the director and his team did change quite a bit in the end,... »

Outlaws and Angels

July 27, 2016 | By
<em>Outlaws and Angels</em>

Director JT Mollner serves up a gripping, desolate Western/Thriller hybrid in his new film, Outlaws and Angels. Loosely based on his short film, Henry John and the Little Bug from 2009, Mollner expanded his original story into a terrifying home invasion scenario. He also wanted to explore the family dynamic within the patriarchal, lawless... »

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