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Roald Dahl’s The Witches Review

October 22, 2020 | By
<em>Roald Dahl’s The Witches</em> Review

Why another movie based on Roald Dahl’s The Witches — this one directed by Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis — might be of interest to crafts and crew would seem obvious, although it’s been so long since I’ve personally seen the 1990 version directed by Nicholas Roeg I wouldn’t even know where to begin if... »

Review: Sofia Coppola’s On The Rocks

September 25, 2020 | By
Review: Sofia Coppola’s <em>On The Rocks</em>

Seventeen years ago, filmmaker Sofia Coppola first teamed with actor Bill Murray for her second film, Lost in Translation. It changed so much for everyone involved, especially Coppola, who became only the second woman to get an Oscar nomination for her directing. Following a recent Christmas special for Netflix, Coppola and Murray reunite for... »

Mulan Review

September 3, 2020 | By
<em>Mulan</em> Review

In 1998, Walt Disney Pictures released the animated movie Mulan, based on the Chinese narrative poem, The Ballad of Mulan. As with so many other animated movies from that period, Disney decided to convert Mulan into a live action epic, similar to last year’s Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast a few years earlier. Helming... »

The Personal History of David Copperfield Review

August 25, 2020 | By
<em>The Personal History of David Copperfield</em> Review

Director: Armando Iannucci (In the Loop, The Death of Stalin); Adapted by Iannucci and Simon Blackwell from the Charles Dickens novel. Plot: Following the life story of David Copperfield (Dev Patel), a young man who comes from a life of poverty in Yarmouth, England, who slowly works his way up the social scale, doing various... »

Review: The One and Only Ivan

August 18, 2020 | By
Review: <em>The One and Only Ivan</em>

Directed by Thea Sharrock (Me Before You); Adapted from Katherine Applegate’s children’s book by Mike White.    Plot: Just off a highway exit, the Big Top Mall is very different from other malls, mainly because it includes a circus run by showman Mack (Bryan Cranston) with a number of animal acts, including the headliner, a silverback... »

Editshare & MoovIT Partner to Supercharge Adobe Enterprise Workflows

July 21, 2020 | By
Editshare & MoovIT Partner to Supercharge Adobe Enterprise Workflows

Editshare, a technology leader that specializes in secure media management, collaboration and intelligent storage solutions for video content creators, and MoovIT GmbH, developers of the Helmut suite of Adobe workflow tools, announced today an exclusive global partnership that transforms Adobe enterprise workflows. As the use of Adobe creative tools in distributed collaborative environments continues... »

At-Home Broadcasts Get a Hollywood Treatment with ARFX Home Studio

July 7, 2020 | By
At-Home Broadcasts Get a Hollywood Treatment with <em>ARFX Home Studio</em>

AR solutions provider ARwall has launched preorders for their latest augmented reality product, ARFX Home Studio, the work-from-home version of their proprietary virtual production tool ARFX. Catering to streamers and broadcasters alike, the studio will utilize at-home TV monitors or projectors to give creators a complete menu of photoreal virtual backdrops for shooting live... »

MTI Film Accelerates Set-to-Screen Workflow Management with CORTEX v5.3

June 24, 2020 | By
MTI Film Accelerates Set-to-Screen Workflow Management with CORTEX v5.3

MTI Film has announced the release of CORTEX v5.3, the latest version of its family of products for managing workflows on set and in post. This latest release includes a host of new features that make managing and processing data during production and post-production easier and more efficient. It also adds support for the... »

FilmLight Webinar: Colour Management in Baselight 5.3

April 4, 2020 | By
FilmLight Webinar: Colour Management in Baselight 5.3

On Tuesday, April 7th, FilmLight will host its first live webinar to discuss the new and enhanced colour management tools coming soon in Baselight 5.3, which includes T-CAM v2, Autodesk Flame, OpenColorIO (OCIO) and Scene Looks, as well as improvements for LUT’s, ACES and HDR. Following the webinar, a Q&A will be held with... »

Leslie Ann Coles Resurrects Melody Maker in New Documentary

December 18, 2019 | By
Leslie Ann Coles Resurrects <em>Melody Maker</em> in New Documentary

Paul McCartney. Diana Ross. Mick Jagger. Linda Ronstadt. Robert Plant. Icons of rock ‘n’ roll, all photographed by Barrie Wentzell between 1965 and 1975 for Melody Maker, the premiere weekly music magazine in London at the time. Enter Toronto-based filmmaker Leslie Ann Coles, whose new project Melody Makers, releasing today, documents that formative period... »

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