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After years of essentially ignoring its pro users -- a group which largely consists of loyal developers and creative professionals -- Apple finally seems eager to right the ship. Not only is the company working on a completely redesigned Mac Pro, the company late last year introduced the iMac Pro, ...
filmmakers filming in Louisiana treat Natchez children to 'Black Panther' movie. Sunday, February 18th 2018, 11:05 ... Scores of Natchez youth were treated Saturday to the new movie, "Black Panther" on the dime of two local filmmakers, The Natchez Democrat reports. The line to get into the movie went ...
In Europe, France has long subsidized filmmakers in hopes of overcoming Hollywood's advantages. In Asia, South Korea began imposing quotas on foreign films in the mid-1960s. Over the years, China has used both methods to promote local filmmakers. It still allows only 34 foreign films to be released in ...
Embattled South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk met the international media at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday -- and almost immediately ... a coalition of 140 South Korean civic groups, including human rights groups and local filmmakers' associations, told the AFP in advance of the festival.
Acclaimed documentary film maker and Sasfed chair Rehad Desai said the federation "is utterly dismayed about this decision to essentially ban this ... that the films and Publications Act of 1996 states that in the case of a classification appeal the film makers must be given the right to make representation.

BERLIN (Reuters) - Migration, an issue that has vexed Germany since its 2015 refugee crisis, proved fertile ground for filmmakers at this year's Berlin Film Festival where they showcased movies looking at refugees' stories of escape, arrival and integration. This year's Berlinale - the 68th edition of the ...
U.K.-based Goldfinch has launched a new enterprise to fast-track work from first-time filmmakers, with plans to usher four to five movies into production a year under the First Flights banner. Projects will be channeled through Goldfinch, which will provide production, distribution, technical and marketing ...
Three of Germany's hottest filmmakers -- David Wnendt, Julia von Heinz and Erik Schmitt -- and leading producer Fabian Gasmia have joined forces to set up production company Seven Elephants, and have revealed the first project on its 10-strong slate set to go into production. All four founders have ...
Berlinale veteran Christian Petzold on Saturday defended an open letter signed by 79 German filmmakers published last year calling for a new start and a transparent process in selecting a successor to Dieter Kosslick when he steps down next year, and expressed anger at the way its intent was twisted in ...
"That felt, to us, tragically incorrect. Fangoria was, for multiple generations, a privileged window into the world of horror. "It gave us access to filmmakers' processes and secrets, opened our eyes to movies we might have otherwise missed, and nurtured a wave of talent that's out there driving the genre today.
A team of Oregon State University filmmakers spent years documenting the coral reef crisis. Now they are bringing what they found to the big screen. "Saving Atlantis" is a feature-length documentary focusing on the dramatic decline of coral reef ecosystems around the world and the impact on people who ...
Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Omaha native Alexander Payne will deliver the undergraduate commencement address this spring for University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduates. Payne is to speak May 5 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. He also will receive an honorary Doctor of Fine arts degree from the ...
JACKSON, MI - A Michigan-based filmmaker will debut his latest film "Make Believe" at the Michigan Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 18. The screening is free and open to the public. The film, produced by Metro-Detroit native Isaac Rust, follows a group of friends acting together in the same movie. Conflict arises ...
When it comes to navigating the film industry, even old hats aren't experts. So imagine being a young filmmaker trying to learn the ropes and meet like-minded creators when you're just starting out. It's a complex world and going it alone can be tough. Thankfully, the BFI Future Film Festival exists to help ...
Lawmakers and filmmakers came together for 'Film Day on the Hill' as a visual medium to showcase what the state offers and educate people on what it takes to ... sound mixes, doing color-corrections, and bringing in animations is an expensive process," said Jenny Mackenzie, and independent documentary filmmaker.
EXCLUSIVE: Actress, director and producer Jennifer Morrison, whose debut feature Sun Dogs has been winning awards on the festival circuit, has just signed with CAA and Anonymous Content. The film was acquired by Netflix in December and will be released on April 6. Related · 'This Is Us' Star Justin ...

Los Angeles -- Allergies are no joke, and the filmmakers of "Peter Rabbit" are learning that the hard way. The filmmakers and studio behind the children's movie are apologizing for insensitively depicting a character's allergy in the film that has prompted backlash online. Sony Pictures says Sunday in a ...
facebook is hoping to reduce barriers for filmmakers from underrepresented communities, launching a new marketing initiative, "Seen," that aims to bring more attention to films by minority filmmakers. It's a much more democratized way to market movies, said Brickson Diamond, founding member and chair ...
filmmaker Vikram Bhatt is known for taking risks and experimenting with genres that not many usually opt for. Someone who has churned out multiple films in the erotic thriller genre, he believes in creative freedom. On whether or not curtailing a filmmaker's creativity on any ground is justified, Vikram says, ...
``One way to think about it is that the community of film-makers has been tinkering in the lab of perception and memory for 120 years using experimental methods that are informal, that have much quicker cycle times than our experiments and, when you talk about major feature films, vastly larger sample ...
A new short film being screened in Winnipeg Sunday focuses on the abilities of people born with Down syndrome, says the filmmaker. Holly Giesbrecht, the Red River College student behind the documentary Bringing Up Down Syndrome, says she wanted to do the project to break down barriers.
Patrick Sheridan, host and executive director at the Emerging filmmakers Project, passed away on February 1 after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer. ... "I don't know if there is an actor or filmmaker in this community that hasn't been touched or impacted by Patrick," says Eileen Agosta, director of film ...
Star wars' obsession with white guy filmmakers is hurting the franchise. Share on facebook Share Tweet on twitter Share Share. What's This? Producer Ram Bergman, director Rian Johnson, and producer Kathleen Kennedy on the set of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Image: David James / Lucasfilm Ltd.
But for Black History Month, the organization is turning the event over to a young Broward filmmaker, Emmanuel George. His new documentary, "Dania Beach and Liberia: A Tale of sibling Communities," has been in the works for almost a year and a half with a team that includes local filmmakers Ian Mann ...
A huge Hollywood movie producer claims he and his staff are getting gang threats over the Aaron Hernandez movie he's making ... and now he's asking the court for protection. The man behind the movie is Mark Gordon -- who's produced huge films like "Saving Private Ryan," "The Patriot" and "Molly's ...
The family of filmmaker James Ricketson, who has been detained in Cambodia on spying charges, is grateful Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has interceded. ... The family of Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, accused of spying by the Cambodian government, are grateful the federal government is finally ...
Ohio Wesleyan University student filmmakers will screen and discuss their works at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 during the 14th annual OWU ... "Most students in our smaller-than-usual class were theatre majors involved in fall-semester productions," said Howard, herself a documentary filmmaker. "In spite of the time ...
filmmaker Says Video for Documentary Stolen in Dallas. By Jack Highberger. Published at 9:51 PM CST on Feb 6, 2018 | Updated at 10:43 PM CST on Feb 6, 2018 ...
Two young local filmmakers are on the hunt to win a video production contest sponsored by regional sports channel New England Sports Network and are looking for the public's help to get them over the top. Emily and Hannah Reilly's film, "One Last Putt," was named a top 12 finalist on "NESN Next ...
It's not as if recent movie history doesn't make a compelling case for the broadening of horizons. The Fast and the Furious movies started as a 21 Jump Street for gearheads, but in the hands of filmmakers like Justin Lin, James Wan and F. Gary Gray, they have turned into global, billion-dollar powerhouses.
"It's a disease that attacks muscle, which your heart is a muscle, and it usually takes the life of the boys that have it in their early 20s," said filmmaker William Bakke. That's why his best friends are making sure he lives it up by completing everything on his bucket list, including eating a 72-ounce steak and ...
Field of Vision, the documentary unit of First Look Media, has announced a fellowship for rising documentary filmmakers, naming four inaugural fellows who will work with the unit led by Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras and executive producer Charlotte Cook. The program is a year-long effort ...
Nearly a month ago, actress Natalie Portman made waves at the 75th Golden Globes when she presented the award for best director, noting the list of "all-male nominees." The moment, which may have seemed gauche to some, was a clear statement of disapproval of the fact that, while plenty of men and ...
editors Greg Finton and Poppy Das discuss the challenges of crafting a portrait that focused on the comedy rather than the tragedy of Williams's life. filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the editor of your film? Greg: I had just finished editing Fantastic Lies for Marina Zenovich when she told me ...
Thirty-one-year-old Polish filmmaker Marta Prus has been included on a "10 Europeans to Watch" list compiled by Variety magazine. Image: geralt/pixabay.com/CC0 Creative Commons. The magazine praised Prus's 70-minute film Over the Limit as a "brilliant, diamond-hard portrait of Russian rhythmic ...
filmmaker Blake Williams, whose experimental work is 3D-based, attended last year (subscribers can read his enthusiastic write-up here) and has ... From Norman McLaren to Johnny Knoxville, Ken Jacobs to Alfred Hitchcock, Lillian M. Schwartz to Jodie Mack, the filmmakers showcased here have been ...
The program, which is put together by a combined effort from the Park City Institute and the Sundance Institute, introduces high school and Treasure Mountain Junior High students to Sundance films and filmmakers. teachers of all subjects sign up for a short film for their students to watch and, after the ...
How filmmaker Warren Miller Impacted The Extreme Skiing Film Industry ... Pioneering outdoor filmmaker Warren Miller died last week at 93. NPR's Kelly McEvers and Ari Shapiro look back on his life and the early ... The outdoor adventure filmmaker died last week at the age of 93. copyright © 2018 NPR.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - WAVE Country movie lovers will get a chance to see a special screening of the upcoming movie Winchester. Winchester is a thriller about Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester fortune, and the mysterious mansion she built over 38 years. MORE FROM WAVE3.COM
Cork wildlife film-maker Anne Sommerfield had a large part in the BBC's latest natural history series, writes Ellie O'Byrne. ... The series is presented by Scottish filmmaker Gordon Buchanan, and another human who played a very important role in the series is BAFTA-nominated cameraman Chris Watts, who ...
... flick The secret market. The 43-year-old star also spoke about how she missed out on a lead role in a "huge" Hollywood feature while in her 20s because she refused to sleep with the movie's producer. She said after a successful second audition, she was invited to dinner with the whole production team.
The Yocum Institute for arts education, Wyomissing, held the opening reception for the 2018 Annual Junior and Senior high school Juried Art Exhibit on Jan. 21, where the organization presented the following awards: Jack Coggins Award for Best in Show: Michael Strain of Gov. Mifflin. TODAY'S ...
filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the cinematographer of your film? What were the factors and attributes that led to your being hired for this job? Pollini: I was introduced to directors Sophie Sartain and Roberta Grossman through a friend and colleague, Harris Done. During the film's infancy, ...
Anyone who knows the films of the late Hal Ashby often finds it difficult to put into words exactly what it was that separated his work from that of other directors that rose to success in the 1970s. In many ways, his significance and influence as a filmmaker is best understood in the works of more contemporary ...
Below, Norr discusses the influence of French painter Pierre Bonnard on the project and his visual goal to have his lead character "blend into her background and mirror her feeling of being lost and insignificant." filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the cinematographer of your film? What were ...
Warren Miller, an adventure filmmaker who made more than 500 films focused largely on skiing, died at his home in Oscas Island, Wash., on Wednesday. He was 93. Miller became a fixture in the skiing community with his Warren Miller Entertainment films, and for 60 years produced one feature-length ski ...
Ophelia is a retelling of Hamlet as told from the perspective of the young noblewoman of Denmark. Below, Dunkley discusses how he and McCarthy sought to "not compromise the young female perspective" in their spin on Shakespeare. filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the editor of your film ...
The Montana-based DP spoke with filmmaker about using vintage anamorphic lenses and the influence of Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio on the film. filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the cinematographer of your film? What were the factors and attributes that led to your ...
As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your films? Thematically speaking, fittingly chaos and control ...


 

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