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Loki Costume Designer Christine Wada on Creating a Distinct Look for Marvel’s Time-Traveling Series

August 10, 2022 | By
<I>Loki</i> Costume Designer Christine Wada on Creating a Distinct Look for Marvel’s Time-Traveling Series

The Disney+ and Marvel Studios series Loki focuses on Tom Hiddleston’s prankster god, who was introduced all the way back in 2011’s Thor. Instead of being about Asgard and Loki’s relationship with his hammer-wielding brother, the show instead focuses on Loki being tried for his crimes… against time. Season 1 of Loki consisted of... »

Angelyne Prosthetic Designer Vincent Van Dyke & Makeup Dept. Head Kate Biscoe on Transforming Emmy Rossum Into LA’s Pink-Hued Princess

August 9, 2022 | By
<i>Angelyne</i> Prosthetic Designer Vincent Van Dyke & Makeup Dept. Head Kate Biscoe on Transforming Emmy Rossum Into LA’s Pink-Hued Princess

If you ever cruised along LA’s Sunset Boulevard during the 1980s, you surely noticed the 14×48 billboards featuring a buxom blonde woman dressed in hot pink with her signature “Angelyne” signed in cursive above her provocatively side-lying body. If you were extra lucky, you might even see her weaving through traffic in her novel... »

Bullet Train Editor Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir on Balancing All the Storylines and Giving Each Character Time to Shine

August 5, 2022 | By
<i>Bullet Train</i> Editor Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir on Balancing All the Storylines and Giving Each Character Time to Shine

Bullet Train marks the fourth collaboration between Editor Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir and Director David Leitch, who actually waited for Ronaldsdóttir to finish working on Shang-Chi rather than hire another editor, which speaks to their relationship and the level of respect he has for her. Based on a book by Kotaro Isaka, the film stars Brad... »

Stranger Things 4 VFX Supervisor Justin Mitchell on Creating That Epic Helicopter Crash and the Attack on the Rainbow Room

August 4, 2022 | By
<i>Stranger Things 4</i> VFX Supervisor Justin Mitchell on Creating That Epic Helicopter Crash and the Attack on the Rainbow Room

Following a long COVID delay, Stranger Things 4 finally premiered in May nearly three years after Season 3, with two volumes, no less, to keep in suspense regarding the fate of Hawkins. On July 1, the Duffer brothers unleashed the explosive finale, which saw Eleven and her friends battling an onslaught of evil forces,... »

Union Roundup: ADG’s Ongoing Controversy Begs the Question, ‘Who Watches the Watchmen?’

August 3, 2022 | By
Union Roundup: ADG’s Ongoing Controversy Begs the Question, ‘Who Watches the Watchmen?’

So if you’ve been kind enough to be a regular reader of this space, you not only have an interest in the labor side of the film and TV biz but are doubtless already apprised of the latest union imbroglio — namely the somewhat ironic situation where workers in the Art Directors Guild office... »

Succession, Stranger Things, Obi-Wan Kenobi Big Winners at SDSA Awards Television 2021

August 3, 2022 | By
<I>Succession</i>, <I>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Obi-Wan Kenobi</i> Big Winners at SDSA Awards Television 2021

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) has announced the awards recipients for the SDSA Awards Television-2021, celebrating excellence in the art of Set Decoration for Television for its second year.  Some of the winners included the popular Netflix series, Stranger Things; one of Lucasfilm‘s more recent Disney+ series, Obi-Wan Kenobi; and HBO‘s unstoppable drama, Succession. The SDSA Awards winners... »

FilmLight Announces Jury for 2022 Colour Awards

August 2, 2022 | By
FilmLight Announces Jury for 2022 Colour Awards

FilmLight has welcomed further high-profile creatives from across the world to complete the judging panel for the 2022 Colour Awards, which recognize the finest work from colourists using any technology platform and working in any genre. The awards deadline has also been extended, and submissions will now close to the global colourist community on... »

National Labor Relations Board Finds That ADG’s Chuck Parker “Unlawfully” Fired Former Accountant Nicole Oeuvray

August 1, 2022 | By
National Labor Relations Board Finds That ADG’s Chuck Parker “Unlawfully” Fired Former Accountant Nicole Oeuvray

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board has found that Chuck Parker, the national executive director of the Art Directors Guild, “unlawfully” fired longtime ADG accountant Nicole Oeuvray “in retaliation” for her efforts in leading the push to unionize the guild’s staff. Deadline broke the news, pointing to a 38-page decision... »

Roger Deakins Exhibition & Photography Book Byways Coming to Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica

August 1, 2022 | By
Roger Deakins Exhibition & Photography Book <i>Byways</i> Coming to Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica

The Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica has announced that it will host the inaugural exhibition of acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Roger A. Deakins. The exhibition is slated to open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 17 and it will run through the end of the year. Deakins will attend the opening reception and... »

Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest Joins Streamland Media’s Picture Shop

August 1, 2022 | By
Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest Joins Streamland Media’s Picture Shop

Streamland Media’s Picture Shop has announced that Senior Colorist Ken Van Deest will join the facility’s talented team. A respected artist with extensive credits, Van Deest brings over 25 years of finishing experience on award-winning productions to Picture Shop. Van Deest spent 13 years as a colorist for Riot, followed by a combined 13... »