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Tech / Posts
Filmmaking Pre-Visualization Reaches Peak Level with ZEUS:Scout

Filmmaking Pre-Visualization Reaches Peak Level with ZEUS:Scout

07/29
2014

Green screen technology has vastly expanded filmmakers’ creative capabilities, allowing for the development of striking visual effects and virtual environments at low cost and paving the way for exploration of the imagination. But how can filmmakers and actors reach their artistic peak when the fantastical environment they’re meant to interact with is simply a sea […]

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
Juniper Jones Reveals “Better Websites For All” With New Squarespace Commercial

Juniper Jones Reveals “Better Websites For All” With New Squarespace Commercial

07/26
2014

Creative production studio Juniper Jones recently crafted a new commercial for Squarespace, a software service-based Content Management System (CMS), which provides creative tools that power the future of the web, from mobile and e-commerce experiences to website design and online publishing. Celebrating the diversity of Squarespace’s clientele, the 30-second spot builds on the company’s “Better Websites For […]

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
The Room Finishes Bruce Springsteen’s “Hunter of Invisible Game”

The Room Finishes Bruce Springsteen’s “Hunter of Invisible Game”

07/25
2014

The Room at Technicolor-Postworks is one of those gems you don't expect to find in a big facility with worldwide reach. The boutique finishing facility - with a striking design by architect Rafi Segal - includes three finishing suites in a theater-style layout, with Autodesk Flame Premium workstations and 4K Christie projector in each...

Posts / Media Biz
New York City Council to Require Posting Production Info

New York City Council to Require Posting Production Info

07/24
2014

In a report on the Capital New York website, reporter Nicole Levy says that a bill just introduced before the New York City Council would require film and television productions to do “timely” postings of their actual street locations and times. The info must be posted to the city’s website in a searchable format, according to […]

Tech / Posts
New “heads up display” for Blackmagic Production </br>Camera 4K

New “heads up display” for Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K

07/24
2014

Blackmagic Design keeps up with users' requests with this firmware upgrade that adds display capability on its Blackmagic Production Camera 4K offering on screen metering with histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining...

Posts / Media Biz
CBS to Pocket Tax Credits and Fix’em Up Fee to Keep Late Show in New York

CBS to Pocket Tax Credits and Fix’em Up Fee to Keep Late Show in New York

07/24
2014

While California supposedly made an offer to the network to lure the show to LA, CBS will keep the ‘Late Show’ in New York City. It didn’t hurt that the corporation accepted a combined $16 million package of tax credits and grants from the state to be dispensed over the next five years, according to an […]

Technology / Press Releases

Adorama Rental Joins AbelCine, OffHollywood with New
RED 6K Dragon

07/23
2014

The RED Epic with the 6K Dragon Sensor became available last year, almost two years after the the original announcement.  Of course being a small company, developing bleeding edge technology can be messy. But the new cameras are finally turning up. Each is produced to order by hand, with prior RED Epic owners  among the […]

Media Biz / Article
FilmL.A. Says Don’t Believe the Numbers that Show Gain in </br>LA TV Production

FilmL.A. Says Don’t Believe the Numbers that Show Gain in
LA TV Production

07/18
2014

Reading production stats can make it seem like regional TV production in LA is rebounding, but FilmL.A. President Paul Audley says ‘don’t believe it’. That group’s report entitled “TV Production Schedule Shift Gives L.A. Filming False Lift”, seems to show a boost of 33.7 percent in production. However, FilmL.A. researchers say most of the growth […]

Press Releases / Organization
Fincher’s “Gone Girl” to Open The 52nd New York Film Festival

Fincher’s “Gone Girl” to Open The 52nd New York Film Festival

07/17
2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that David Fincher’s Gone Girl will make its World Premiere as the Opening Night selection for the upcoming 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12), which will kick off at Alice Tully Hall and return to Tavern on the Green for the after party. Based upon […]

Posts / Media Biz
Long Island City and Astoria Grow Up Alongside Film Industry

Long Island City and Astoria Grow Up Alongside Film Industry

07/14
2014

The Epoch Times recently published an article noting the changes that Long Island City and Astoria have experienced with the rise of Kaufman Astoria Studios. Reporter Catherine Yang notes how real estate developer George Kaufmann started the change in 1980 with the purchase of the studio property, which had lain vacant and vandal-prone after the […]