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Geoffrey Haley: An Interview with the Two-Time SOC Camera Operator of the Year

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Geoffrey Haley: An Interview with the Two-Time SOC Camera Operator of the Year

When it comes to shooting some of the biggest action movies that have hit the multiplexes almost every summer, there are few people who get closer to the action — besides the stuntmen and women, obviously — then the camera operator. As the A-camera operator for some of the biggest action blockbusters of all... »

Contender Profile: Costume Designer Massimo Cantini Parrini on Pinocchio

April 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Costume Designer Massimo Cantini Parrini on <em>Pinocchio</em>

This year’s Best Costume Design race at the Academy Awards presents voters a difficult choice between five deserving but different styles of designing actors’ wardrobes. We spoke to Mank’s Trish Sommerville earlier this season, and she squares off against BAFTA, Costume Designers Guild, and... »

The Visual Effects of Godzilla vs. Kong Part 1: VFX Supervisor John “D.J.” DesJardin

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The Visual Effects of <em>Godzilla vs. Kong</em> Part 1: VFX Supervisor John “D.J.” DesJardin

Over the next week, Below the Line will be taking a deep dive into the visual effects necessary to bring Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla vs. Kong to enormous life on screen. In case the title seemed vague, Godzilla vs. Kong brings together... »

Iconic Star Trek Costume Designer Robert Fletcher Dead at 98

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Iconic <em>Star Trek</em> Costume Designer Robert Fletcher Dead at 98

Costume Designer Robert Fletcher,  who provided costumes for stage and screen for over six decades, died on April 5 in Kansas City, Missouri, at the age of 98. No... »

Post New York Alliance Hails Extension of New York’s Post-Production Credit

April 2021 | By
Post New York Alliance Hails Extension of New York’s Post-Production Credit

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA) applauds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature for their recent agreement to extend The Empire State Film Production Credit and... »

Contender Profile: Editor Carolina Siraqyan on Shaping The Mole Agent 

April 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Editor Carolina Siraqyan on Shaping <em>The Mole Agent</em> 

Nominated for an Academy Award for Documentary (Feature), The Mole Agent sends elderly investigator Sergio Chamy into The San Francisco Nursing Home, a retirement community in the El Monte... »

93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Animated Feature Film

April 2021 | By
93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Animated Feature Film

Every year, Walt Disney Studios dominates the Academy Awards in the category of Animated Feature Film. The company is expected to produce high-quality animation time and time again due... »

Ncam Reality 2021 Now Available to Meet Demands of Virtual Production

April 2021 | By
Ncam Reality 2021 Now Available to Meet Demands of Virtual Production

With the growing demand and need for virtual production in the industry and the right real-time tracking technology needed to use in conjunction with existing camera, lenses or rigs... »

The Full List of Winners from the 23rd Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA)

April 2021 | By
The Full List of Winners from the 23rd Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA)

On Tuesday, April 13 at 5:30pm PST, the Costume Designers Guild (CDG, IATSE Local 892) announced the winners for its 23rd Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA) on the guild’s Twitter page,... »

Cooke Optics Transfers Its Historic Cooke Archives to AMPAS

April 2021 | By
Cooke Optics Transfers Its Historic Cooke Archives to AMPAS

Cooke Optics, the award-winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, has transferred the Cooke Archives, an historic collection dating from 1886, to a new permanent home at... »

Oscar-Nominated Husavik Songwriters Were Surprised By Song’s Emotional Impact Worldwide

April 2021 | By
Oscar-Nominated <em>Husavik</em> Songwriters Were Surprised By Song’s Emotional Impact Worldwide

There is no denying the power of a song, and in the case of “Husavik,” written by the songwriting team of Savan Kotecha, Max Gsus, and Rickard Göransson, that... »

Film Showcase: Director Travis Stevens on the Horror That is Jakob’s Wife

April 2021 | By
Film Showcase: Director Travis Stevens on the Horror That is <em>Jakob’s Wife</em>

If you’re any sort of horror enthusiast, especially of the horror flicks of  the ’80s, you likely will know the names and work of Barbara Crampton and Larry Fessenden. Although... »

 
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