Won't You Be My Neighbor
Art Direction

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted educator, a generous spirit and decidedly classy man, whom we all think we know, this emotional […]

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The Producers of Harry Potter Bring You I Kill Giants

Presents   I Kill Giants     From the producers of Harry Potter, and based on the acclaimed Man of Action graphic novel by Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura comes the new feature film, I Kill Giants, now  in theatres and On Demand/Digital HD. Check out the trailer at: https://youtu.be/n7Jg-eo8nBo.

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Academy Award Nominated Best Animated Feature – The Breadwinner

Nora Twomey’s adaptation of the well-known young adult novel, The Breadwinner, by Deborah Ellis tackles the ferocious concept of living under the Taliban’s rule through the eyes of an 11-year-old girl, forced to grow up quickly to take care of her family after her home is raided and her father imprisoned. Twomey’s direction of this film beautifully tackles a strong and difficult subject, while demonstrating why some films are meant […]

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Mother! – A Triumph of Production Design and Editing

              “When I read the script, I had never read anything close to that in my life,” revealed Phillip Messina, production designer on Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!, a project of great debate amongst cineastes as to its allegorical leanings. Concerning a young wife, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and her xenophobic nightmare, the narrative posits her in an old house she is remodeling when unwanted visitors […]

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Contender: Visual Effects Supervisor Dennis Berardi The Shape of Water

          In a dream-like state, the viewer floats through a blue underwater apartment filled with furniture and photographs, settling on the waking face of Eliza (Sally Hawkins). This magical setting opens director Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water. The VFX team, lead by visual effects supervisor Dennis Berardi, helped create the photo realistic subaquatic environment. “The water kept me up at night,” admitted Berardi. “There’s […]


Below The Line Screening Series Darkest Hour – Words Can Change The World

“Words can and do, change the world.” This is precisely what happened through Winston Churchill in 1940,” said BAFTA Award-winning screening writer and producer, Anthony McCarten. “He was under intense political and personal pressure, yet he was spurred to such heights in so few days – over and over again.” Below the Line’s recent screening of Darkest Hour gave the full-house crowd a chance to hear these words spoken by a […]

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The LEGO Batman Movie Creating the Batcave

  Directed by Chris McKay, The LEGO Batman Movie features a bright parade of action sequences, self-reflexive humour, and just enough darkness to round out the dichotomy known as the Batman legend himself. Although the sparkling film can boast the high end talent of magnetic personalities such as Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes and Zack Galifinakis, just to name a few, one of the stand out pieces of […]

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Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok

Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok Vicon Motion Capture Cameras and Software Aided in the Creation of Undead Soldiers, Crowded Cities and Even the Hulk, All in a Matter of Days In Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok, an electrified god of thunder fights off an army of undead soldiers high above the waters on the narrow Rainbow Bridge, as the citizens of […]

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Director Scott Waugh on 6 Below: Miracle on The Mountain

When you live in a city like LA, you wonder how it’s possible to ever feel completely alone. When the silence you once craved haunts every minute of every hour. When all you have to comfort you is the burning sensation of numbness creeping over your limbs. The whistling of the wind is the only thing to distract you from the painful memories of the life you know you destroyed. […]

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Official Below The Line Screening Series featuring Detroit with Q&A in Los Angeles

Released on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 riots, Kathryn Bigelow’s latest psychological thriller, Detroit, tells the true story of what happened when the riots began and how a few bad cops turned a questioning of an unconfirmed shooter into the murder scene of three kids. And shockingly, were ultimately acquitted. Below the Line News hosted a special screening of the film at the Directors Guild of America on October […]