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Costume Designer Consolata Boyle, Victoria and Abdul

October 19, 2017 | By
Costume Designer Consolata Boyle, <em>Victoria and Abdul</em>

Consolata Boyle, two time Oscar nominated costume designer, works once again with Stephen Frears, the director behind Florence Foster Jenkins, Philomena and The Queen, to bring the poignant hidden story of Queen Victoria’s confidant, Abdul Karim, to the big screen in Victoria and Abdul, a film based on Shrabani Basu’s book Victoria and Abdul:... »

The ICG Names 2017 Emerging Cinematographers Awards Honorees

September 25, 2017 | By
The ICG Names 2017 Emerging Cinematographers Awards Honorees

The International Cinematographers Guild Names 2017 Award Recipients At The 21st Annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards ACES, Bill Bennett ASC, and Journalist Stephen Pizzelloare Honored at the ECA Luncheon Emerging Cinematographers Show Their Short Films at the DGA Theatre Emmy Nominated Actor Alfred Molina Served as Guest Speaker     LOS ANGELES, Sept 25, 2017... »

Writer-Director Danny Strong Imagines JD Salinger’s Writing Life in Rebel in the Rye

September 20, 2017 | By
Writer-Director Danny Strong Imagines JD Salinger’s Writing Life in Rebel in the Rye

“He is this reclusive figure,” said writer-director Danny Strong about the subject of his new film, Rebel in the Rye, that being author J.D. Salinger, whose book Catcher in the Rye is still widely read and considered one of America’s classic 20th century novels. Strong’s screenplay was based on Kenneth Slawenski’s biography, J.D. Salinger:... »

All The Money In The World

September 20, 2017 | By

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Kevin Spacey) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly... »

Michael Almereyda Conjures a New Reality in MARJORIE PRIME

August 18, 2017 | By
Michael Almereyda Conjures a New Reality in MARJORIE PRIME

Based on Jordan Harrison’s play, Michael Almereyda’s Marjorie Prime was filmed in and around a house on Long Island, New York’s southern fork in an astounding 13 days. Concerning a near future where holographic representations of deceased family members are manifested to pacify loved ones, Marjorie Prime centers around four main characters played by... »

Alicia Mayer Resurrects Movie History with Mayer Family Presentation

August 5, 2017 | By
Alicia Mayer Resurrects Movie History with Mayer Family Presentation

Over the weekend of August 5 and 6, film historian Alicia Mayer will present dozens of family photographs in Los Angeles-area presentations to celebrate her legendary lineage. In point, Mayer is part of the historic Mayer family, of whom Louis B. Mayer was studio chief of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios from 1924 through 1951. Alicia will... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

August 2, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

Every year at SIGGRAPH, the annual conference on computer graphics, artists, developers, and engineers gather from around the globe to show off the cutting edge in entertainment technology–and this year was no exception. Out of the 179 exhibitors, these 5 stood out from the rest of the pack to deliver amazing products that push... »

NPACT Partners With Pond5 to Connect Independent Nonfiction Producers with Global Marketplace of Licensable Footage Content

August 1, 2017 | By
NPACT Partners With Pond5 to Connect Independent Nonfiction Producers with Global Marketplace of Licensable Footage Content

NPACT, the trade organization that serves the producers of non-fiction entertainment content in North America, has announced it has signed an exclusive partnership with stock-footage and creative-asset company Pond5, making the media marketplace the first Gold Associate Member to join NPACT. NPACT general manager John Ford and Pond5 CEO Jason Teichman made today’s announcement. As... »

Disney’s D23 Convention Showcases Studio’s Upcoming Animation, Live-Action Slate

July 17, 2017 | By
Disney’s D23 Convention Showcases Studio’s Upcoming Animation, Live-Action Slate

At Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney chairman Alan Horn kicked off the weekend-long events with a July 14 address to the 8000 attendees, stating that excited patrons from all over the world makes him “want to be sure that we deliver the very very best films to you.” Then, studio... »

ADG Film Society Honors Legendary Director Peter Greenway with a Double Feature/Panel of The Draughtsman’s Contract & Prospero’s Books

July 5, 2017 | By
ADG Film Society Honors Legendary Director Peter Greenway with a Double Feature/Panel of <em>The Draughtsman’s Contract</em> & <em>Prospero’s Books</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society and the American Cinematheque  have announced that they will be presenting The Draughtsman’s Contract (1982) and Prospero’s Books (1991) in tribute to British director, screenwriter and cinematic auteur Peter Greenaway on Sunday, July 30 at the Egyptian Theatre. A discussion between films with The Draughtsman’s Contract’s cinematographer, Curtis Clark ASC, will explore the... »

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