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Star Wars Families project: BJP offers grants for 10 photographers

Star Wars Families project: BJP offers grants for 10 photographers

Show through photographs how Star Wars influenced a family, and get paid for it. The British Journal of Photography has grants for 10 photographers to create an editorial-style series…

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

Written by Noah Kadner, The Virtual Production Field Guide is your FREE digital pocket guide, if you’re interested in or already producing projects using virtual production (VP) techniques. Get…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 12 (w/ Oscar Winning Editor Richard Chew, ACE)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 12 (w/ Oscar Winning Editor Richard Chew, ACE)

The Art of the Cut podcast brings the fantastic conversations that Steve Hullfish has with world renowned editors into your car, living room, editing suite and beyond. In each episode…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner, Paul Hirsch, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner, Paul Hirsch, ACE

Paul Hirsch, ACE has edited some of the most iconic films in cinema history: Carrie, Star Wars; Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Planes…

Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, returns to NYC

Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, returns to NYC

December 5th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway, the return of “Sight, Sound & Story” is the place to be for some unique discussions with an amazing group of…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Richard Chew, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Richard Chew, ACE

Oscar-winning editor, Richard Chew, ACE, has cut so many iconic films that I’ve been “hunting” him for a while, trying to get an interview. Having…

Behind the Scenes:  40 years of Star Wars

Behind the Scenes: 40 years of Star Wars

The next film, Star Wars IX, with J. J. Abrams at the helm again, will end the saga started in 1977 with the release of Star Wars, which in 1981…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winner Conrad Buff, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winner Conrad Buff, ACE

Conrad Buff, ACE started his career as a VFX supervisor and editor at ILM on iconic movies like Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost…

Recording audio in Luc Besson’s Valerian

Recording audio in Luc Besson’s Valerian

In space no one can hear you scream… unless you’ve a microphone inside your spacesuit. That’s how the sound for the film Valerian and the City of a…

The invisible art of sound at LAPPG

The invisible art of sound at LAPPG

The January meeting at the LAPPG is a unique opportunity to learn about sound from two of the most respected names in the industry of make believe. The meeting takes…

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…

Blur Studio: creating commercial spots for video games

Blur Studio: creating commercial spots for video games

Blur Studio worked with ad agency Argonaut San Francisco recently to create an action packed 90-second national commercial for Titanfall 2, the new game from EA. Business as usual…

THX acquired by Razer

THX acquired by Razer

Razer, a company known for its gaming devices, acquired renowned audio technology company THX, opening new development horizons for a brand that is responsible for better audio quality in cinemas…

ART OF THE CUT WITH Oscar Winner CONRAD BUFF IV, ACE on “The Huntsman: Winter’s War”

ART OF THE CUT WITH Oscar Winner CONRAD BUFF IV, ACE on “The Huntsman: Winter’s War”

In one way or another, Conrad Buff IV has played a part in the post of some of the most iconic cinema of the last forty years: “Return of the…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Star Wars – The Force Awakens”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Star Wars – The Force Awakens”

Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey have a long and fruitful collaboration with the prolific J.J. Abrams. The team’s latest collaboration, “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force…