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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... »

Contender: Director Jay Roach Bombshell

December 13, 2019 | By
Contender: Director Jay Roach <em>Bombshell</em>

Having directed the recent politically-oriented dramas Recount, Game Change, Trumbo, and All the Way, Jay Roach was naturally offered the Fox News-based drama Bombshell, releasing today. “You only get offered the things that you’ve already done,” Roach revealed of Hollywood’s classic preferences. “I do just have a strong desire to figure out what happened... »

Universal Production Music Collaborates With Adobe Inc.

November 5, 2019 | By
Universal Production Music Collaborates With Adobe Inc.

Universal Production Music and Adobe Inc. have collaborated to build a specialized music application panel designed specifically for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition. The new tool will enable users of the Adobe programs to access Universal Production Music’s entire catalog. The panel is a new integrated extension that offers a way to search,... »

Ed Catmull Speaks about Pixar

June 22, 2019 | By
Ed Catmull Speaks about Pixar

After beginning his career as director of the Computer Graphics Lab in Long Island at the New York Institute of Technology in 1975, Ed Catmull became vice-president of northern California-based Lucasfilm’s fledgling computer division in 1979. By the time of Lucasfilm’s sale of the computer division to Steve Jobs in 1986, it was renamed... »

Timeless Music in Russian Doll

June 21, 2019 | By
Timeless Music in <em>Russian Doll</em>

In the Netflix series Russian Doll, Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) keeps dying over and over, returning to her own birthday party as she tries to figure a way out of the unending loop. The show uses music as a dominant force to complement the drama and its comedic moments, masterfully balancing the emotional tone of the story. Composer Joe Wong... »

Gripping Editing in When They See Us

June 20, 2019 | By
Gripping Editing in <em>When They See Us</em>

The global Netflix  phenomenon When They See Us is a mini-series based on the true-life events of the Central Park Five in 1989, which revolves around five teenage boys and a rape they were wrongfully accused of. To capture the true essence of the events and shed light on the perspective of the boys,... »

Peculiar Title Design of Good Omens

June 18, 2019 | By
Peculiar Title Design of <em>Good Omens</em>

The main title design sequence from the Amazon TV series Good Omens is both unique and bizarre. The work of creative director Peter Anderson, it incorporates elements of live action, green screen, stop motion animation, 2D animation, and 3D CGI animation. Good Omens is based on the 1990 novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of... »

Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in Will & Grace

June 14, 2019 | By
Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in <em>Will & Grace</em>

The beloved NBC series Will & Grace, which recently wrapped its tenth season, continues to elevate the cinematic multi-camera editing employed by editor Peter Beyt, who came to the show in 2017 for its ninth season return. For the latest season, he added some stylistic elements not previously used in the show. “With the editing, I bounce... »

Costumes Beyond Blue Vests in Superstore

June 10, 2019 | By
Costumes Beyond Blue Vests in <em>Superstore</em>

The NBC series Superstore playfully adds flavor through the array of costumes depicted throughout Season 4 as costume designer Alix Hester supplants dimensionality within each episode. As the seasons progressed, the understanding of the characters grows to provide depth in the clothes they wear to reflect their personalities and lives. The stand out episode... »

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