Browse Articles by Kyle Cunningham

Below The Line Screening Series Presents The Homesman

November 2014
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>The Homesman</em>

Below The Line Screening Series hosted a presentation of The Homesman at Arclight Cinemas, Hollywood, Nov. 10. The film's writer, director and star Tommy Lee Jones, as well as its cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, and composer Marco Beltrami sat down post credits for a Q&A. »

Posted in Camera, Direction, Events, Featured, Film, News, Screening Series, Sound |

Below The Line Screening Series Presents The Theory of Everything

October 2014
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>The Theory of Everything</em>

Below The Line Screening Series presented a screening of Focus Features’s The Theory of Everything on Sunday at the Pacific Design Center. Immediately after the film was a Q&A session, moderated by Pete Hammond, with the film's screenwriter and producer Anthony McCarten, director of photography Benoit Delhomme, composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, production designer John Paul Kelly,... »

Posted in Art Direction, Camera, Featured, Film, Makeup, News, Screening Series |

Cine Gear Expo Spotlights 4K and Aerial Cinematography

June 2014
Cine Gear Expo Spotlights 4K and Aerial Cinematography

The streets of Paramount Studios were dressed for Cine Gear Expo 2014 from June 6-7, with exhibitor booths demonstrating the latest in camera, camera support, lighting, grip and sound equipment. Advancements in 4K, LED lighting and aerial cinematography dominated exhibitor focus. Not all camera exhibitors, however, were interested in 4K. »

Posted in Camera, Events, Featured, Film, Gear, News |

Game of Thrones Wins Big at Inaugural LMGA Awards

March 2014
<em>Game of Thrones</em> Wins Big at Inaugural LMGA Awards

The Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) scouted the Writer’s Guild Theater for the 1st Annual LMGA Awards held Saturday March 29, 2014. A crowded cocktail lounge prior to the awards ceremony was telling of the proud and supportive community of locations professionals. LMGA president Nancy Haecker welcomed honorees and nominees on the red... »

Posted in Awards, Commercials, Events, Featured, Film, News, Television |

The Society of Camera Operators Presents the SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards

March 2014
The Society of Camera Operators Presents the SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Society of Camera Operators, SOC, presented its 2014 Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards Saturday March 8, at the Skirball Cultural Center. The evening, hosted by Bruce Carse, included an emotional tribute to Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old assistant camerawoman who was killed during the filming of Midnight Rider. While greeting press on the red carpet,... »

Posted in Awards, Camera, Featured, Film, News, Television |

Cinema Audio Society Presents the 50th CAS Awards

February 2014
Cinema Audio Society Presents the 50th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) celebrated the top sound mixers and technical achievers of 2013 at its 50th annual awards ceremony, Saturday, Feb. 22. The top honor in the motion picture live action category went to Gravity, which also won big at the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards for its sound effects and foley... »

Posted in Awards, Featured, Film, News, Sound, Television |

The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society Announces 2014 Creative Arts Awards Winners

January 2014
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society Announces 2014 Creative Arts Awards Winners

The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society presented the 5th annual Creative Arts Awards Tuesday night at the The Steven J. Ross Theatre on the Warner Bros. studio lot. Lumieres were given to filmmakers who demonstrated outstanding achievement in 3D and 4K production. »

Posted in Animation, Awards, Camera, Editing, Events, Featured, Film, News, Postproduction, Television, Visual FX |

Calabash Animation and UPROAR! Launch Angry Birds Into Board Game Territory

January 2014
Calabash Animation and UPROAR! Launch Angry Birds Into Board Game Territory

The latest iteration of Rovio’s "Angry Birds" franchise is the epic Pirate Pig Attack" board game, which combines the familiar birds with Hasbro’s Jenga. The game is presented in the new animated 30-second ad created by Calabash Animation via UPROAR! of New York. »

Posted in Animation, Commercials, News, Visual FX |

Alexander Payne Takes Us on a Road Trip to Nebraska

December 2013
Alexander Payne Takes Us on a Road Trip to <em>Nebraska</em>

From the red wine wanderings of Sideways to the Hawaiian hues of The Descendants, Alexander Payne has taken audiences to vibrant landscapes and into the lives of colorful and relatable characters in all of his films. In his latest film, Nebraska, Payne offers another vibrant relationship between landscape and character, but this time with... »

Posted in Camera, Contender Portfolios, Editing, Featured, Film, News |

Below The Line Screening Series Presents: Saving Mr. Banks

December 2013
Below The Line Screening Series Presents: <em>Saving Mr. Banks</em>

The Walt Disney Studios Main Theater provided projector and screen for the Below The Line Screening Series presentation of Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, Sunday, Dec. 22. The film recalls the true story of Walt Disney’s (Tom Hanks) struggle to gain the rights to shoot Mary Poppins from author P. L. Travers (Emma Thompson), as... »

Posted in Art Direction, Costume Design, Featured, Film, News, Screening Series |