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Gregory Plotkin, Editor of Get Out

April 23, 2017 | By
Gregory Plotkin, Editor of <em>Get Out</em>

Why does the word “horror” movie have a stigma attached to it and what is truly scary in the modern age? Is the horror genre classified as subpar because the movies were originally low budget and could be made quickly, under the aegis of the prolific, but largely unsung Roger Corman, who gave Francis... »

Born in China Captures Rarely Seen Animals in Native Habitat

April 21, 2017 | By
<em>Born in China</em> Captures Rarely Seen Animals in Native Habitat

For director Lu Chuan and producer Roy Conli, the Disneynature feature Born in China represents an enormous amount of preparation and production, with multiple crews enduring the harsh environment of western China to photograph rarely seen wildlife. Following the stories of three separate animal families, the film intercuts among a panda bear mother as... »

Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

April 18, 2017 | By
Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

Reel FX Animation Studios’ VR/AR division and the leadership team from Moonbot Studios have taken flight to form a newly minted multi-platform content studio aptly named Flight School. The Flight School creative team will be led by Academy Award-winning chief creative officer, Brandon Oldenburg, and Emmy Award-winning executive creative director, Limbert Fabian. The studio... »

Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

April 18, 2017 | By

Light Field Lab, Inc. has officially debuted, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab attempts to build on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent... »

RSA Films Launches RSA VR, a Dedicated Immersive Media Division for VR, AR & Mixed Media Productions

April 17, 2017 | By

Production company RSA Films has announced the launch of RSA VR, a new division dedicated exclusively to the creative development and production of VR, AR and mixed media. RSA is led by co-founder Ridley Scott whose prolific body of work consistently uses the latest tools of filmmaking in innovative ways. Head of RSA VR will be Jen... »

Quincy Media to Standardize on JVC Camcorders for Broadcast TV News

April 12, 2017 | By
Quincy Media to Standardize on JVC Camcorders for Broadcast TV News

JVC has announced that Quincy Media, Inc., is standardizing on ProHD and 4KCAM camcorders for news operations across its television broadcast stations. Based in Quincy, Ill., the company owns and operates 22 television stations across seven states, including 19 that produce local news, and is expected to purchase about 200 JVC camcorders over the next... »

Walter Hill Returns to Pulp with The Assignment

April 6, 2017 | By
Walter Hill Returns to Pulp with <em>The Assignment</em>

A comic book-style revenge tale starring Michelle Rodriguez as a hit man who undergoes gender reassignment against his will, The Assignment is iconic director, Walter Hill’s latest genre film and accompanying graphic novel. The script preceded the book by a number of years. A gangster piece that Hill wrote had been published as a... »

Hybrik Powers Pixvana’s VR Publishing Platform

April 4, 2017 | By
Hybrik Powers Pixvana’s VR Publishing Platform

Hybrik, Inc. has announced its cloud-based transcoding platform has been selected by Pixvana to power the company’s VR distribution tool, SPIN Studio. Pixvana is using Hybrik’s cloud processing to accelerate the creation of VR media. SPIN Studio allows users to encode and distribute up to 10K masters in a seamless VR experience. “SPIN Studio is... »

Studio BARK BARK Signs Carolyn Reps For Branded Partnership Representation

April 3, 2017 | By
Studio BARK BARK Signs Carolyn Reps For Branded Partnership Representation

BARK BARK has announced that it has signed Carolyn Reps for national representation for branded partnerships. The alliance follows BARK BARK’s recent expansion with television content producers to provide diverse brand-integrated and supported content for advertisers. “Carolyn and Amanda are the perfect connectors and communicators of our unique offering. Their combined industry experience under the... »

Mike Nichols’ The Graduate, New 4K Restoration to be Released Nationwide for 50th Anniversary

April 3, 2017 | By
Mike Nichols’ <em>The Graduate</em>, New 4K Restoration to be Released Nationwide for 50th Anniversary

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and StudioCanal has announced the release of Mike Nichols‘ groundbreaking The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April. The 50 anniversary restoration will have its world premiere on April 8 at the TCL Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, as a centerpiece event... »

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