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Director Luke Korem on the documentary Dealt

November 14, 2017 | By
Director Luke Korem on the documentary <em>Dealt</em>

Director Luke Korem is no stranger to sleight of hand magic. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Korem’s father was a professional magician in the 1980’s, which influenced Korem to performed magic himself until he was a teenager. It was also through his father that Korem was introduced to Richard Turner, one of the world’s... »

Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – Breathe

November 10, 2017 | By
Contender: Composer Nitin Sawhney – <em>Breathe</em>

Nitin Sawhney has had a year that most artists only dream of: winning the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award, having his latest CD turned into a fully choreographed production that will be touring globally, and scoring two films, Breathe, released October 13, and The Jungle Book, premiering in 2018. Both films were directed by... »

Netflix Acquires Millarworld

August 7, 2017 | By
Netflix Acquires Millarworld

Netflix Inc. has announced that it has acquired Millarworld, the comic book publishing line founded by Mark Millar, the creator of such characters and stories as Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Together, Netflix and Millar will bring Millarworld’s portfolio of character franchises to life through films, series and kids’ shows available exclusively to... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Concludes in Los Angeles with Strong Attendance

August 4, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Concludes in Los Angeles with Strong Attendance

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has recently concluded in Los Angeles with over 16,500 attendees from around the world. SIGGRAPH 2017 marked the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and was held 30 July-3 August 2017 at the... »

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... »

HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions and Services for Businesses

August 1, 2017 | By
HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions and Services for Businesses

HP has announced new commercial products for virtual reality (VR), intended to reduce concept to production cycle times, improve training procedures and deliver fully immersive customer experiences. As part of this strategy, the company is unveiling the world’s first professional wearable VR PC1 – the new HP Z VR Backpack. Crafted to bring the full... »

Vimeo Appoints Anjali Sud as CEO

July 20, 2017 | By
Vimeo Appoints Anjali Sud as CEO

Vimeo, the ad-free open video platform, announced the appointment of Anjali Sud as chief executive officer. Previously general manager and senior vice president of Vimeo’s flagship creator business, where she has been reportedly driving accelerating growth for the past 18 months, Ms. Sud will now oversee strategy and operations for all of Vimeo. Ms.... »

Telestream Offers Automated Solutions to Meet July 1st FCC Mandate for Captioning Online Video Clips of Live and Near-live TV Programming

July 6, 2017 | By
Telestream Offers Automated Solutions to Meet July 1st FCC Mandate for Captioning Online Video Clips of Live and Near-live TV Programming

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools, has announced that its entire suite of captioning, workflow automation and QC products are ready to meet the latest FCC captioning rules. As of July 1, 2017, clips of all live (e.g. concerts, sporting events and news) or near-live programming (e.g. late night talk shows) that are captioned... »

Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s Catastrope

June 25, 2017 | By
Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s <em>Catastrope</em>

Amazon‘s streaming hit television show, Catastrophe is unique in several ways. First, Irish co-creator and lead actress, Sharon Horgan, ostensibly met her American comedic writing partner and co-creator Rob Delaney, on Twitter of all places. Second, this project marks her third endeavor with long time colleague, Samantha Harley, her trusted production designer. Third, and... »

Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, Z: The Beginning of Everything

June 19, 2017 | By
Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, <em>Z: The Beginning of Everything</em>

When executive producer and leading actress Christina Ricci first optioned Therese Anne Fowler‘s book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, she knew she wanted the best department heads to work on her Amazon series–titled, Z: The Beginning of Everything. After much research, it was Ricci’s true intention to clear up misconceptions about Fitzgerald’s storied... »

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