Behind the Screen

Thirteen women will receive distinguished leadership awards. Thirteen women impacting the entertainment and technology arena will received Distinguished Leadership Awards from the Advanced Imaging Society on Jan, 16 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beverly Hills. They include Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios; Annie Chang, Universal Studios; Vicky Colf, Warner Brothers; Ashley Crowder,  Vntana; Poppy Crum, Dolby Laboratories;
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Gregory Plotkin, Tatiana S. Riegel and Joe Walker share their approaches. [Warning: The following story contains mild spoilers about I, Tonya, Get Out and Blade Runner 2049.] Each film in this year’s awards discussion had its own unique editorial approach, whether that be Craig Gillespie-directed I, Tonya, the story of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding
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“The shots had to work for the edit as much as the edit had to work for the shots,” says editor Paul Machliss. When editor Paul Machliss was on location cutting Edgar Wright’s high-octane Baby Driver, it was probably “the only time you had to wear a safety jacket while editing,” he says, joking, “though
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‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘The Florida Project’ are among the productions that also chose celluloid. In 2015, a group of filmmakers including Christopher Nolan spearheaded an effort to keep Kodak–the last remaining maker of motion picture film–producing celluloid as a creative option for filmmakers. And with films such as Nolan’s Dunkirk, its hard to
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Editors performed their best juggling acts on Oscar-contending films that featured high-stakes storylines unraveling at the same time. When done well, editing can play a big part in upping the tension and suspense in a film. This theme is perhaps nowhere more evident than in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, which allows moviegoers to experience the critical
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December 04, 2017 1:17pm PT by Carolyn Giardina Courtesy of Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Contenders range from ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to ‘The Shape of Water.’ Twenty films remain in contention for this season’s Oscar for visual effects, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Monday.
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The international cinematography festival’s audience award went to ‘Three Billboards.’ Hungary’s Oscar submission for the foreign langauge film category, On Body and Soul, which is lensed by Mate Herbai, won the Golden Frog in Camerimage’s main competition. Also Saturday at the international cinematography festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, two additional foreign language film entries were honored.
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This year also marked the first nomination for a Facebook Live broadcast as well as the first original Snapchat show. This isn’t the first year that virtual reality experiences have been eligible for Emmy consideration, but the growth in the area is evident. A trio of VR projects on Thursday were nominated for outstanding original
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The line starts at $1,195. The Red camera company is getting into the smartphone business. On Thursday morning it announced on its website the Hydrogen One, a smartphone that operates on Android OS, with an “Aluminum” model priced at $1,195 and “Titanium” model for $1,595. Since Red makes professional digital cinema cameras — recently used
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