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David Wain Presents Netflix’s Homage to The National Lampoon in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

April 23, 2018 | By
David Wain Presents Netflix’s Homage to The National Lampoon in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

  Chronicling founder Doug Kenney’s creation of National Lampoon magazine, which ran from 1970 to 1998, David Wain’s Netflix feature, A Futile and Stupid Gesture (a phrase from Kenney’s Animal House feature film screenplay) offers a combination of show business success story and lovable romp, within a decidedly modest budget. “I had specific affinity for Doug... »

American Cinematheque and AAFCA Partner on African American Film Screening Series

April 19, 2018 | By
American Cinematheque and AAFCA Partner on African American Film Screening Series

  To bring greater attention to black filmmakers and their content, the American Cinematheque has partnered with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) to present the AAFCA Film Series. The new series will debut April 29, 2018 with an event celebrating the career of director Carl Franklin. This kick off event will include... »

Cinema Audio Society Now Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

April 18, 2018 | By
Cinema Audio Society Now Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

  The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the Student Recognition Award. Originally presented at the 51st CAS Awards, this honor comes with a $2,500 cash award and is intended to encourage student interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize individual students with exceptional demonstrated passion in the field. CAS... »

1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

April 13, 2018 | By
1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

  First-time narrative writer/director Gregory Caruso expanded his 2016 short film Flock of Four into a feature that transports the audience to the 1950s during the height of the Jazz era, on Central Avenue, in Los Angeles. The story follows four teenage friends who make their way to Central Avenue from Pasadena, in pursuit... »

Production Designer Paul Harrod’s Journey to Isle of Dogs

April 9, 2018 | By
Production Designer Paul Harrod’s Journey to Isle of Dogs

  As a teen, Paul Harrod felt destined to enter the world of animation. A co-production designer along with Adam Stockhausen on Wes Anderson’s stop motion feature, Isle of Dogs, Harrod’s youthful Super 8 vignettes led him to a career in prop building and miniature-making. “I tried my hand as an animator,” said Harrod.... »

Discounted Early Registration Ends April 15th: The PGA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of The Produced By Conference June 9th-10th

April 3, 2018 | By
Discounted Early Registration Ends April 15th: The PGA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of The Produced By Conference June 9th-10th

The 10th annual Produced By Conference is set for Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 and will take place at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles. Every year, the Produced By Conference features an incredible collection of speakers. This year, we look forward to hosting Bruce Miller, Elisabeth Moss and Warren Littlefield, the... »

Black Panther Makeup Designer and Effects Wizard Joel Harlow Fleshes Out the Biggest Movie in The World – Scars and All

March 28, 2018 | By
Black Panther Makeup Designer and Effects Wizard Joel Harlow Fleshes Out the Biggest Movie in The World – Scars and All

When Oscar winner Joel Harlow received a call in early 2016 from executive producer Jeffrey Chernov, with whom he’d worked on Star Trek, the makeup designer was merely told to keep the end of his year open. “Jeffrey was going to be producing Black Panther,” Harlow recalled of the highly-anticipated Marvel Studios project. “Anything Jeffrey... »

The Producers of Harry Potter Bring You I Kill Giants

March 27, 2018 | By
The Producers of Harry Potter Bring You I Kill Giants

Presents   I Kill Giants     From the producers of Harry Potter, and based on the acclaimed Man of Action graphic novel by Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura comes the new feature film, I Kill Giants, now  in theatres and On Demand/Digital HD. Check out the trailer at: https://youtu.be/n7Jg-eo8nBo. »

Moet Moment Film Festival Open for Film Submissions

March 21, 2018 | By
Moet Moment Film Festival Open for Film Submissions

Translating one’s “cause for celebration” is the crux of the Moet Moment Film Festival. Presented by the iconic French champagne house, Moet & Chandon, the Moet Moment Film Festival (MMFF) is currently inviting filmmakers to submit a thirty to sixty second short film that captures a “physical, emotional, intellectual or ethereal” celebratory moment. This... »

Paladin To Release Path of Blood

March 19, 2018 | By
Paladin To Release Path of Blood

  OR Media, based in London and New York indie film house, Paladin are set to distribute Path of Blood, a new, found footage documentary/thriller that takes an unprecedented look into the world of jihadi terrorism. Directed by Jonathan Hacker and based on his acclaimed book of the same name, the film was executive... »

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