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The White Lotus Cinematographer Ben Kutchins Exposes the Darkness and Light Amidst Hawaii’s Natural Beauty

July 30, 2021 | By
The White Lotus Cinematographer Ben Kutchins Exposes the Darkness and Light Amidst Hawaii’s Natural Beauty

The natural beauty of Hawaii with its golden hues and glorious sunshiny surf can’t help but lend itself to the stunning look of The White Lotus. However, according to Cinematographer Ben Kutchins, it also posed a significant challenge with changes in weather and utilizing real world outdoor sets such as the beach.  The six-episode... »

End of Week Production Notes 7/30/21: ScarJo Sues Disney, A New Waterworld Streaming Series, and More News

July 2021 | By
End of Week Production Notes 7/30/21: ScarJo Sues Disney, A New Waterworld Streaming Series, and More News

The biggest news that’s been shaking up the industry over the past 24 hours is that Scarlett Johansson is suing Walt Disney Studios over its decision to release Black Widow concurrently on Disney+ with Premier Access (for $29.99) on the same day as its theatrical release, back on July 9. ... »

IATSE Re-Elects Matthew D. Loeb as International President at 69th Quadrennial Convention

July 2021 | By
IATSE Re-Elects Matthew D. Loeb as International President at 69th Quadrennial Convention

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) re-elected Matthew D. Loeb as its International President at the union’s 69th Quadrennial Convention on Thursday.  Other incumbent officers, including General Secretary-Treasurer James B. Wood, 13  International Vice Presidents, three International Trustees, and one delegate to the Canadian  Labour... »

The Prime Time Softball League is Back This Fall — Sign Up Now!

July 2021 | By
The Prime Time Softball League is Back This Fall — Sign Up Now!

The Prime Time Softball League (PTSL), which has been taking place for over 30 years, but had to take a hiatus over the past year and a half — much... »

Wooden Camera Releases New Ultra QR Articulating Monitor Mount

July 2021 | By
Wooden Camera Releases New Ultra QR Articulating Monitor Mount

Wooden Camera, the Dallas-based designer and manufacturer of professional camera accessories, is now shipping the Ultra QR Articulating Monitor Mount, a quick-release solution designed to support up to 45... »

The Slow Mo Guys Introduce MRMC’s High-Speed Bolt Cinebot to Line-Up

July 2021 | By
The Slow Mo Guys Introduce MRMC’s High-Speed Bolt Cinebot to Line-Up

The Slow Mo Guys, masters of high frame rate, slow-motion, and internet breaking viral videos, have announced that they’ve partnered with camera robot experts MRMC to take... »

Hump Day News Update 7/28/21: Bob Odenkirk Collapses on Set (UPDATED!), A New Exorcist Trilogy, and More News

July 2021 | By
Hump Day News Update 7/28/21: Bob Odenkirk Collapses on Set (UPDATED!), A New <em>Exorcist</em> Trilogy, and More News

Our weekly mid-week news update kicks off with the shocking news that actor Bob Odenkirk collapsed on the set of Better Call Saul yesterday and had to be rushed to the hospital,... »

Silicon Valley Video Offers Virtual Tour of ASG’s Virtual Production Control Room

July 2021 | By
Silicon Valley Video Offers Virtual Tour of ASG’s Virtual Production Control Room

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a solutions provider for media creatives and content owners, has announced that Sports Video Group’s Silicon Valley Video initiative will host a free virtual tour... »

Review: The Suicide Squad Transforms into a Hilarious R-Rated Gorefest in the Hands of James Gunn

July 2021 | By
Review: <em>The Suicide Squad</em> Transforms into a Hilarious R-Rated Gorefest in the Hands of James Gunn

When Warner Bros. announced the very first movie based on DC Comics’ Suicide Squad, I honestly had no idea what they were thinking. The ‘80s comic book series written... »

The Accidental Turitz: Emmy Category Packing, Point and Counterpoint

July 2021 | By
The Accidental Turitz: Emmy Category Packing, Point and Counterpoint

If you’re like me — and let’s be honest, this seems highly unlikely — you do things like pour over new Emmy nominations for patterns and absurdities. This is... »

Film Spotlight: Settlers Director Wyatt Rockefeller on Putting Life on Mars

July 2021 | By
Film Spotlight: <em>Settlers</em> Director Wyatt Rockefeller on Putting Life on Mars

Director Wyatt Rockefeller makes his feature film directorial debut with Settlers, a sci-fi thriller that was recently released by IFC Midnight after playing at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. ... »

Director Kate Herron Reveals Secrets of the Loki Universe (Spoilers Ahead!!)

July 2021 | By
Director Kate Herron Reveals Secrets of the <em>Loki</em> Universe (Spoilers Ahead!!)

Creator Michael Waldron has surpassed expectations with Loki, the 3rd original Marvel Studios series on Disney +.  The series picks up after Loki (Tom Hiddleston) mysteriously disappears with the... »

 
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