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End of Week Production Notes 2/26/21: Paramount+ Launch Announcement, Next Fincher Flick and More News

February 26, 2021 | By
End of Week Production Notes 2/26/21: Paramount+ Launch Announcement, Next Fincher Flick and More News

There must have been something in the air this past week as almost every studio and streamer seemed to have news about new projects in development, actor and filmmaker attachments or just general announcements. Part of it might have been the European Film Market (EFM) taking place in (virtual) Berlin next week, but it... »

Artist Profile: Composer Nathan Halpern on Swallow and In the Same Breath

February 2021 | By
Artist Profile: Composer Nathan Halpern on <em>Swallow</em> and <em>In the Same Breath</em>

Below the Line likes to shine the spotlight on some of the fresher new voices coming from the independent film space, as is the case with composer Nathan Halpern, who has done some amazing work over the past ten years or so. Halpern scored... »

Guild of Music Supervisors Announces 11th Annual Award Nominees

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Guild of Music Supervisors Announces 11th Annual Award Nominees

The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced the nominees for its 11th annual awards, celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in film, television, games, advertising, and trailers. The 11th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards ceremony will take place virtually on Sunday, April 11.... »

Art Directors Guild Announces Nominations for 25th Annual Awards

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Art Directors Guild Announces Nominations for 25th Annual Awards

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced (via Variety) the nominations for the 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards, recognizing excellence in production design, the ceremony to be held virtually on April... »

Trial of the Chicago 7 Editor Alan Baumgarten on Editing a Sorkin-Scripted Film

February 2021 | By
<em>Trial of the Chicago 7</em> Editor Alan Baumgarten on Editing a Sorkin-Scripted Film

Writer and director Aaron Sorkin tried for years to make The Trial of the Chicago 7, a fact-based drama about the aftermath of riots during the 1968 Democratic Convention... »

Wooden Camera Launches New Canon EOS C70 Accessories

February 2021 | By
Wooden Camera Launches New Canon EOS C70 Accessories

Wooden Camera has announced a full range of accessories compatible with the new Canon EOS C70, adding to the line of modular parts to help further the customization camera operators need to... »

DIRECTOR SERIES: Tim Story Shifts to Animated Hybrid for Tom & Jerry

February 2021 | By
DIRECTOR SERIES: Tim Story Shifts to Animated Hybrid for <em>Tom & Jerry</em>

Director Tim Story has been making movies for over two decades, but it wasn’t until around 2002 when Story’s ability with comedy came to the forefront as he directed... »

Craft Spotlight: Matt Kasmir on the VFX for George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky

February 2021 | By
Craft Spotlight: Matt Kasmir on the VFX for George Clooney’s <em>The Midnight Sky</em>

George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky, adapted from Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 apocalyptic novel, Good Morning, Midnight, is the type of movie where you would expect there to be a lot... »

Next PNYA Post Break Offers Career Advice in Branding and Social Media

February 2021 | By
Next PNYA <em>Post Break</em> Offers Career Advice in Branding and Social Media

The next free webinar in the Post Break series held by the Post New York Alliance (PNYA) is called “Leveraging Your Career: Personal Branding and Social Media,” and it will... »

Promising Young Woman Costume Designer Nancy Steiner on Creating a Character’s Persona Entirely with Clothing

February 2021 | By
Promising Young Woman Costume Designer Nancy Steiner on Creating a Character’s Persona Entirely with Clothing

Newcomer writer/director Emerald Fennell has received widespread acclaim—including a Best Director Golden Globe nomination—for her feature directorial debut, Promising Young Woman, and rightly so. It’s a film that stuns... »

Skip Lievsay on Creating Sonic Environments for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

February 2021 | By
Skip Lievsay on Creating Sonic Environments for <em>Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom</em>

One of the best received films of 2020, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is a vivid adaptation of August Wilson’s landmark play. Directed by George C. Wolfe, the film explores... »

71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards Shifted Forward by One Day

February 2021 | By
71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards Shifted Forward by One Day

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced that the 71st Annual Ace Eddie Awards will now take place virtually on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11AM PT/2pm ET, shifted forward... »

 
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