Direction

Indie Filmmakers Examine the Legacy of Creature From the Black Lagoon

Released on home video just in time for Halloween, Creature Feature: 60 Years of the Gill-Man, a feature-length documentary by Sam Borowski and Matt Crick, examines the everlasting popularity of one of monsterdom’s most beloved characters, the Gill-Man from the 1954 Universal horror classic, Creature From the Black Lagoon. […]

Film

Video of the Day: The Beatles’ “A Day In the Life” Restored

A newly-restored music video for The Beatles’ hit song “A Day In the Life” premiered on Mashable on Wednesday, in advance of the release of a deluxe reissue of their 2000 hits collection 1, that’s set to include some 50 restored and never-commercially-released films and videos. […]

Animation

The Brand Gallery Creates Graphics Package for Sinclair’s Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson

The Brand Gallery recently created a main title and in-show graphics package for Sinclair Broadcast Group‘s new Sunday investigative news show, Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson. The design scheme employs red, white and blue tinted translucent arcs, superimposed over a stylized image of the U.S. Capitol as a means of communicating the new show’s focus on “accountability in the public and private sectors.” […]

News

Joe Dzuban Joins Formosa Group

Formosa Group announced that supervising sound editor/sound designer/re-recording mixer Joe Dzuban has joined the Formosa Features team. Dzuban, a multiple Golden Reel Award nominee, has created immersive soundscapes for film projects spanning all genres and budgets, including this month’s releases of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak and Breck Eisner’s The Last Witch Hunter. […]

News

Academy Award-Nominated VFX Supervisor Pat McClung Joins FuseFX

Two-time Academy Award-nominated visual effects supervisor Pat McClung has joined Burbank-based FuseFX. McClung, whose career spans more than 30 years, will act as both an on-set and facility-based visual effects supervisor. His current projects include Scorpion and The Walking Dead. […]

News

David Bates Returns to Reel FX

Dallas-based digital studio Reel FX has brought back former Reel FX head of production David Bates as general manager. Bates spent nearly eight years with Reel FX from 2002-2010, and will leverage his recent executive experience to assemble in-house teams for projects across Reel FX’s short-form and VR divisions. […]

Editing

The Colonie Editor Brian Sepanik Cuts Short Film Happy Hour

Chicago-based post house The Colonie recently teamed up with 71 Degrees North to provide editorial, finishing and design services for Happy Hour, a short film written, directed and co-produced by Martin Rodahl. The film, which premiered at the Little Rock Film Festival, is the most recent of a diverse mix of commercials, documentaries and films that editor Brian Sepanik has collaborated on with Rodahl and his production company over the years. […]

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Awards

Sir Ridley Scott To Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced that director-producer Sir Ridley Scott will receive the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 14th Annual VES Awards, Feb. 2, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. […]