College Station High School short film selected for film festivals | Brazos life

A short film created by students of College Station High School’s audio and video production program has been shortlisted for screening at three film festivals this fall. “Panning for Gold” premiered on Saturday at the Austin Film Festival’s Young Filmmaker competition and will also premiere at the Lone Star Film Festival on November 11 and the Lift-Off Sessions First Filmmaker ...

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David Lynch’s Dune bombed, but still shaped every sci-fi movie

Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel Dune has been considered infilmable for decades. Mainly because it’s a massive, complex book with a narrative that rarely unfolds the way you’d expect, and stuffed with remarkable imagery – from deadly sandworms to mutant space navigators. Until 2021, the only feature film version of Dune was the infamous adaptation of surrealist master David ...

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Alec Baldwin Film ‘Rust’ hired ‘inexperienced’ gunsmith Hannah Gutierrez-Reed ahead of Halyna Hutchins set

Concerns had previously been raised about the 24-year-old gunsmith who was hired on Alec Baldwin’s film Rust, with two production sources telling The Daily Beast that filming on the set of her latest movie was briefly halted after she allegedly gave an 11-year-old actress a gun without verifying it properly. “She was a bit careless with the guns, waving it ...

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5 freelance jobs in high demand

There are a lot of advantages to being independent compared to a salaried employee. Often times, becoming self-employed means being able to set your own hours, and sometimes you can earn a higher salary as a self-employed person because you don’t get benefits like health insurance. It can be mixed if you need these perks, but if you don’t, you ...

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‘Offensive’ high school teacher filmed wearing fake Native American headdress and waving aerial tomahawks is on leave

© Instagram The anonymous teacher wears a fake headdress while teaching her class. Instagram A California teacher is on leave after a viral video showed her waving overhead tomahawks during class. A Native American student in the class shot the video after seeing her pull out a fake headdress. John W. North High School called the incident an “offensive” manifestation ...

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CBUS is a character in Jon Sherman’s latest film

“Columbus needs a story that will help the city find its cinematic identity, that shows Columbus for what it is: an energetic city filled with diverse families and creative, open-minded people. “ This is the official website word for the new local shooting feature. They / Them / Us, a film about blended families, new love and Columbus. Co-writer / ...

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San Diego Actors, Film Producers Baffled By Fatal Gun Incident

SAN DIEGO – Talents and film producers in San Diego are bewildered by the shooting and safety conditions surrounding the prop pistol used by Alec Baldwin. The Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office said Baldwin fired a propeller pistol that killed the cinematographer and injured the director while filming near Santa Fe on Thursday afternoon. Stu Segall, of strategic operations, said he ...

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Alec Baldwin’s Fatal Shooting Continues Investigation

SANTA FE – On a ranch in northern New Mexico, where poplars and dusty foothills have formed the backdrop to westerns since the 1950s, Alec Baldwin was making a new movie Thursday afternoon when his character, an outlaw -law, needed a gun. An assistant director grabbed one of the three prop pistols that the film’s gunsmith had set up outside ...

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UCF Grad helps bring FX Network visions to life

It all started with the dream of becoming a car designer. Mixing creative and technical work is something that Michael Viscione ’08 has been attracted to it for years. “I fell in love with the art complemented by the technical side of the automotive design work,” says Viscione. “My passion is to turn concepts into reality. And while he doesn’t ...

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