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BTL Screening Series Hosts Rust and Bone Q&A

November 2012
BTL Screening Series Hosts <em>Rust and Bone</em> Q&A

Below the Line continued its Screening Series with a presentation of Rust and Bone. Starring Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts, Rust and Bone is the uncommon romance of Stephanie and Ali. Each of these characters is in a new and unexpected place in their respective lives when they come together. As their stories intersect... »

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Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Winners Announced

November 2012
Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Winners Announced

The Hollywood Post Alliance hosted its seventh annual HPA Awards Thursday night in the Cotsen Auditorium at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Hundreds of professionals in the industry were present to be honored by colleagues and to praise deserving award winners. »

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Posted in Camera, Commercials, Editing, Events, Featured, Film, Postproduction, Sound, Television |

Oscar’s 2012 Documentary Short List

October 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the field of documentary short subject contenders for the 85th Academy Awards has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar nominations. »

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Posted in Awards, Film, News |

Primetime Emmy Winners Announced

September 2012
Primetime Emmy Winners Announced

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the 2011-2012 Primetime Emmys for programs and individual achievements last night at the Nokia Theatre L.A. This was the second time the event was broadcast live on the ABC Television Network since being located at the Nokia Theatre. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the ceremony and Don Mischer... »

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CAS Visits Technicolor at Paramount

August 2012
CAS Visits Technicolor at Paramount

Members of the Cinema Audio Society were invited to tour the new postproduction sound facility, Technicolor at Paramount Thursday. Theatrical sound director Scott Millan, C.A.S., guided the majority of the tour, with help from some of the mixers and editors who have been able to use this facility as a catalyst for their work. »

Posted in Facility in Focus, Featured, Film, Gear, Sound, Television |

SIGGRAPH Panel Looks at the Challenges of ParaNorman

August 2012
SIGGRAPH Panel Looks at the Challenges of <em>ParaNorman</em>

LAIKA Entertainment hosted a panel at SIGGRAPH 2012 L.A. last week to give attendees an inside look at the innovation and hard work that went into the production of its upcoming animated feature, ParaNorman. Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler, the film is being released Aug. 17 by Focus Features. »

Posted in Animation, Featured, Film, Visual FX |

SIGGRAPH 2012 Spans the Spectrum of Art and Science

August 2012
SIGGRAPH 2012 Spans the Spectrum of Art and Science

Last week at the Los Angeles Convention Center, SIGGRAPH L.A. 2012 once again brought together the worlds of art and science to show attendees the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques. This convergence results in a nearly endless spectrum of artistic applications of science and scientific expressions and impressions of art. »

Posted in Animation, Commercials, Events, Featured, Film, Television, Visual FX |

The Future of High Frame Rate Cinema

August 2012
The Future of High Frame Rate Cinema

Acclaimed director James Cameron continued his campaign for high frame rate cinema at a panel at SIGGRAPH 2012 L.A. with a pre-recorded 3D message. The panel, hosted by Christie Digital Systems, allowed attendees to experience the difference between how they have seen movies have been for the last 90 years and how they... »

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Posted in Animation, Commercials, Events, Film, News, Television, Visual FX |

Director Genndy Tartakovsky Offers a Sneak Peek at Hotel Transylvania

July 2012
Director Genndy Tartakovsky Offers a Sneak Peek at <em>Hotel Transylvania</em>

Sony Pictures arranged a panel at San Diego Comic Con International with Hotel Transylvania director Genndy Tartakovsky and producer Michelle Murdocca. These two brought a few clips for the audience and shared their insights into the making of Sony’s upcoming CG animated feature, which includes the voice talents of Adam Sandler, Selina Gomez,... »

Posted in Animation, Direction, Featured, Film |

UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television Honors Alumni and Students

June 2012
UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television Honors Alumni and Students

Thursday marked closing night for UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s 2012 film festival. The five-night event concluded with the Directors Showcase held at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood. »

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