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Gastonia videographer uses his visual skills to bring music to life

Legacy Studio Videographer Corey Bryant is interested in finding ways to bring creative ideas to life through his artistic passion for creating video content. “I love bringing music to life,” Bryant said. “I never planned to fall in love with it.” The 28-year-old from Charleston, South Carolina got the idea to pursue videography after helping his brother create a music ...

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High School Student Directs New ‘HANFORD’ Feature To Be Distributed On Amazon Prime

With the help of his filmmaker mother and nuclear engineer father, Augustin Dulauroy made a successful directorial debut on his feature film “HANFORD” while attending school full-time. Dulauroy is 17 and a senior at Hanford High School. “Sometimes I work there until 11 p.m. or midnight and it’s as if it’s going to be quite hard to wake up tomorrow,” ...

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Brazilian-American screenwriter Laura Malin on creating a Latin women’s production company

Best-selling Brazilian author and screenwriter Laura Malin has worked on the development of films including “Head Over Heals 3” and television series such as “The Awakener: The Series” among many other film and television projects. Here, she explains why she always wants to champion Brazilian talent, find success on the Movie festival circuit and what she learns on the film ...

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Faculty Documentary on Childhood Trauma Caused by Acclaimed Racism | SIU

SIU MEDIA SERVICES Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have the opportunity to learn – and interact daily – with internationally renowned faculty who are not only gifted instructors, but also talented performers such as Pirooz Kalayh. An assistant professor of scriptwriting and film production at the School of Media Arts who arrived last August, Kalayeh receives accolades for his ...

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editor Todd Chandler on I didn’t see you there |

Always from I didn’t see you there (Photo: Reid Davenport) When a circus tent appeared outside the window of visibly disabled filmmaker Reid Davenport, he began to contemplate the history of the “freak show” and its relationship to his own aesthetic. This survey formed the backbone of I didn’t see you there, for which Davenport captured footage from his wheelchair ...

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Amy Poehler’s Sundance Documentary on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz – The Hollywood Reporter

Among the rich selection of still images and sequences in the unexpected affective Lucy and Desi, there’s an image that might strike you with its resemblance to the film’s director, Amy Poehler. The photo captures Lucille Ball, in one of her best outfits, beaming for the camera: a beautiful, wide-eyed clown. More than 70 years later i love lucy transformed ...

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Editor Luis Alvarez y Alvarez on La Guerra Civil |

Oscar de la Hoya and Julio César Chávez in Civil war by Eva Longoria Baston. Julio César Chávez and Oscar de la Hoya were once two of boxing’s biggest names, and their 1996 bout dubbed “Ultimate Glory” was a flashpoint for the rift between Mexican Americans and Mexican nationals. . Combining archival footage with interviews with the boxers themselves, The ...

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Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer movie gets new plot, character details

After some exciting additions to the cast, Christopher Nolan’s next feature film, Oppenheimer, is shaping up to be a big contender for the awards season. Now, new plot and character details have reportedly been revealed. Nolan’s highly anticipated film will center on theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who will be played by longtime Nolan collaborator Cillian Murphy, and his involvement ...

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Ryan Eggold, star of “New Amsterdam” signs first deal with Universal Television – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Actor-writer-director Ryan Eggold has signed a new high profile contract with Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, to develop projects on various platforms. In the wake of his deal, Eggold also hired Kara Frias as a development manager for his production company, Analog A Productions. “In the last four seasons of New Amsterdam, Ryan captivated audiences with ...

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Moonwhite Films International Film Festival

ANI | Update: Dec 11, 2019 2021 20:58 STI New Delhi [India], December 11 (ANI / SRMF): The 4th Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 presented by SBI in association with Anup Jalota was held LIVE ONLINE this year.MWFIFF, Devashish Sargam (Raj) the Founder and Director, along with his jury Anup Jalota, Jaspinder Narula, Gufi Paintal, Pt. Suvashit ...

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‘Brave the Dark’ with Jared Harris and Nicholas Hamilton wraps up filming | Entertainment

Around 11 p.m. on a cold night in mid-October in Strasbourg, actor Nicholas Hamilton, dressed in 80s clothes, smashed the glass of a window. No, the actor who starred in “It” and “Captain Fantastic” was not involved in vandalism at the start of Halloween; he was on the set of the next feature film “Brave the Dark”. “Brave the Dark” ...

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In Spider-Verse 2 title revealed

As production continues on Sony’s second film Into the Spider-Verse franchise, the studio visited the CCXP in Sao Paulo on Saturday afternoon to reveal the official title of the upcoming sequel. Now Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 is called Spider-Man: Through the Spider-Verse. The vast majority of the cast from the first film are expected to return to the follow-up, ...

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Kenny G is often a punchline. But a new documentary is listening more closely.

Kenny G has conquered American popular music, like it or not. Soprano saxophone melodist, born Kenneth Gorelick, rose to national fame in the 1980s with “smooth jazz” ballads like “Songbird” and “Silhouette”. He remains the best-selling instrumentalist of the modern era, adored by fans from his native Seattle to China, where his easy-to-listen track “Going Home” is ubiquitous. But over ...

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Peter Landesman to direct ‘The Recount’ for KadinCreative & Motor Content – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Concussion filmmaker Peter Landesman to adapt and direct Scout Comics comic book series Counting in a feature film for Motor Content by Don Handfield and KadinCreative by Jonathan Kadin. Nick Jones Jr. will co-write with Landesman. The fictional political thriller, written by US Army veteran Jonathan Hedrick, was released by Scout Comics in November of last year and takes ...

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Film ForumIn-person Q&A with WRITING WITH FIRE Directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, co-presented by Brown Girl Doc Mafia

Brown Girls Doc Mafia is an initiative that advocates for more than 4,500 non-binary women and people of color working in the documentary film industry around the world. We fight inequalities by building community and sharing resources, nurturing our creative genius, demanding access and visibility in creative and professional environments, enriching our community with the knowledge needed to support us ...

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Why the conspiracy took almost 20 years to make

The Conjuring films have become beloved chronicles of the work of Ed & Lorraine Warrens. But legal disputes delayed the first film for nearly 20 years. Conspiracy The franchise has grown into a blockbuster horror series, but here’s why the first film took almost 20 years to make – and why it took even longer to settle its rights disputes. ...

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A creative and rewarding year for an actor and filmmaker from Kinsealy

Kinsealy actor William Morgan started the year 2021 determined to be as creative as possible and it’s safe to say he seems to be getting it right. On January 1, he sat at his kitchen table and shot a short film on his cell phone about a man who believed he had been abducted by aliens. William was the screenwriter, ...

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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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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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Austin Film Festival 2021 screens New’s “The Grand Bolero”

New York, NY, October 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – New York Film Academy (NYFA) BFA Filmmaking alum Gabriele Fabbro’s latest feature film, The Grand Bolero (2021), was nominated for official selection at this year’s Austin Film Festival. The film was nominated for Best Narrative Feature. The film was shot in Italy and is set during the global COVID-19 pandemic during ...

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TG4 spent 25.8 million euros on the creative economy in 2020, according to an annual report

TG4 spent 25.8 million euros on creative services in 2020, with the majority of that going towards ordering content from regional independent production companies, according to its annual report for the “exceptionally difficult” year. The public service broadcaster collected € 40.36m in total revenue last year, up 4.6% from 2019 as additional government funding was secured to cover costs triggered ...

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Blood Syndicate returns to comics and Milestone comes alive in 2022

The new Milestone Initiative program to “identify, educate, shine a light and empower” the next generation of black and diverse creators in the comic book industry was not DC Fandome’s only Milestone announcement of 2021. Promotional image of the Blood Syndicate (Image credit: DC) In a discussion moderated by actor Echo Kellum (Curtis Holt / M. Terrific on Arrow), Milestone ...

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film company talks to local domestic violence advocate | News, Sports, Jobs

Josh Menning focuses on Ann Weigle during his interview for the upcoming DVD bonus based on the novel and movie Song of the Tree Frogs. (Photo submitted) Menning Films recently met with Columbiana County CASA Director Ann Weigle to discuss important messages for domestic violence awareness, which is celebrated this month. Weigle oversees the organization of Court Appointed Special Advocates ...

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Camden International Film Festival announces winners, looks to 2022

CAMDEN – The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) closed its 17th year on Sunday, September 26 after a successful 10-day virtual festival and four-day in-person festival that ran from September 16-19. This year’s festival was the industry’s largest documentary-focused gathering since the start of the global pandemic with more than 200 filmmakers, scholars and industry professionals attending CIFF or one ...

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Will Smith compares the emancipation of a new movie to Django Unchained

Will Smith compares his upcoming film Emancipation to Django Unchained and explains how Tarantino’s film didn’t appeal to him thematically. In a new interview, Will Smith compares his new Apple TV + movie Emancipation to the Oscar-winning film by Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, known for his work on Training day, equalizer, and 2016 Magnificent Seven remake, ...

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New black cinema champion Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

Melvin Van Peebles, the filmmaker hailed as the godfather of modern black cinema and a pioneer of independent American cinema, died Tuesday at his Manhattan home. He was 89 years old. His death was announced by his son Mario Van Peebles, the actor and director. A Renaissance man whose work spanned books, theater and music, Mr. Van Peebles is best ...

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NC musician explores the story of a centuries-old ballad

ASHEBORO, North Carolina With a street name and a few local attractions in common in Randolph County, Naomi Wise is likely a household name to local residents. Paired with a century-old ballad that serves as a sad and uplifting tale of her life for Randleman, a modern musician was inspired to tell her story. Singer, songwriter and real estate agent ...

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Revival Film ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’: Everything We Know

It’s the season ! After an overwhelming effort to bring Zoey’s Extraordinary Reading List Returning after an exciting second season, Roku announced that they will be releasing a Christmas special for the hit series. In June 2021, creator Austin winsberg took to social media to announce that the music series will not move forward after the Season 2 finale. “Okay. ...

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Creative teams announced for Screen Queensland and Wattpad development initiative

Two creative teams from Queensland were each selected to adapt a story from the Canadian social storytelling platform Wattpad to the screen. Writer Dominic Morris and producer Nadine Bates of Brisbane production company Like A Photon Creative will direct a feature film version of The sibling code(21.2 million reads) by Elizabeth A. Seibert. The other team includes screenwriter Siobhan Domingo ...

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“Memory House” review: a gloomy diagnosis of contemporary Brazil

Violence – or rather the threat of violence – haunts every image of João Paulo Miranda Maria’s first feature film, “Memory House”. Set in an Austrian colony in southern Brazil, this baffling drama tells the story of a man so alienated from the world around him that the stench of death at work and the looming environment outside have him. ...

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All James Wan movies ranked

(Photo by Warner Bros.) Director James Wan and his creative partner Leigh Whannell burst into the industry with their 2003 short Seen, which they remade a year later as a Lionsgate feature film. Introducing the horror icon Jigsaw (the moral and vengeful architect of an escape room with plenty of free time, played with aplomb by Tobin Bell), SeenThe high-level ...

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Demonic is wasting his two best concepts

Demonic didn’t wow critics as Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi horror teased armed exorcists and nightmarish worlds, for breaking any promises. by Neill Blomkamp Demonic wasted not one, but two of the most promising vanities teased by the film’s promotional material, turning a potentially compelling premise into a disappointing and all-too-familiar finished film. Blomkamp’s first feature film District 9 was a breath ...

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Chicago-based production film wins EIFF Audience Award for Best Picture

The Road Dance – a feature film produced by Chicago-based development and production company Sheridan Road Production – recently received the Audience Award for Best Picture at the prestigious 74th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). Voted by the public, The Road Dance was preferred to Pig with Nicolas Cage, as well as Here Today with Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal. ...

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“District 9” director Neill Blomkamp on his chilling foray into VR horror and America’s inspired “District 10”

Ot over the past six years, famous filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) was attached to the suites of Aliens and RoboCop, two of the most beloved series in modern science fiction. Yet despite considerable online interest in both projects – which allegedly ignored subsequent installments and resumed immediately after 1986 Aliens and 1987 RoboCop, respectively, neither looks likely to ...

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Top 10 Most Technologically Innovative Film Production Companies

Over the past 30 years, the film industry has made tremendous technological advancements. From the first uses of CGI in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and jurassic park Faced with the popularity of streaming, the film industry has changed dramatically and shows no signs of slowing down despite the many setbacks it is currently facing. RELATED: 10 Actresses Who Own Their ...

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Peter Dinklage’s Estuary Films signs TV deal with eOne – deadline

Game of thrones Star Peter Dinklage is stepping up the television side of his production company with a first deal with eOne. Estuary Films, which Dinklage directs with David Ginsberg, has entered into a multi-year agreement with the Sharp objects producer to develop television series for broadcast, cable and streaming. Brad Saunders, TV director and former HBO executive, will oversee ...

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Sony Pictures International Productions appoints new co-managers – deadline

EXCLUSIVE: International production veterans Shebnem Askin and Michael Rifkin have been named co-directors of Sony Pictures International Productions. Reporting to Sanford Panitch, chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, the couple succeed Laine Kline who resigned earlier this year. SPIP is the local language production arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Motion Picture Group and is present in more than ...

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Pandemic Production, One Year Later: Aaron B. Koontz, Co-Founder, Paper Street Pictures: Then: “I’m lucky to have two films coming out. I can’t complain too much. Now: “The next thing I know, we had six films on the job. “- Screens

Aaron B. Koontz on the set of Old Man Independent cinema is all about the downtime between occasional shoots. So when Aaron Koontz, co-founder of the Austin / LA Paper Street Pictures production house, saw the pandemic set in for the long haul, he saw an opportunity. Distribution for its horror anthology, Fear package, was fixed, so he could devote ...

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A journey on the A23 and in film production

Up-and-coming film producer Yaw Basoah is a south Londoner with long-term memories of Brixton. Simone richardson told him about movies, art and the importance of life outside of work Yaw Basoah Yaw Basoah’s parents are from the village of Besorol in the Ashanti region of Ghana, but he grew up in South London. “They moved in the ’60s and’ 70s. ...

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Carla Bruni dazzles in a blue and silver asymmetrical dress at Cannes Film Festival

A real show stopper! Ex-French First Lady Carla Bruni dazzles in an asymmetrical blue and silver gown as she attends the Annette premiere at the Cannes Film Festival The 53-year-old model and singer attended the opening ceremony of the 74th festival She wore an embellished maxi dress to Annette’s premiere on Tuesday Carla matched silver accessories to her dress which ...

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‘Raya and Don Hall from the Last Dragon to direct next Disney animated film that will focus on biracial teenager

Disney’s latest animated offerings have produced a string of box office hits. Whether they are from Pixar or Walt Disney Animation, films like Forward, Luca, and Raya and the last dragon received favorable reactions from fans and critics alike. Then, as first reported by DiscussingFilm, Walt Disney Animations Studios brought in Don Hall to run their next business. Don Hall ...

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Community Spotlight 2021.07.03 – Giant Bomb

The camo twins are back and they’re going to be on Giant Bomb! Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Giant Bomb Community Spotlight! I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host as we take a look back at the best user-created artwork from the past week. Well, the first “generation” of new Giant Bomb shows has ...

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Dungeons & Dragons Movie Trailer, Plot, Photos, Cast, Release Date

Liam McBurney – PA Images Think being the best-selling role-playing game of all time earns you a half-decent screen adaptation? Think again. Despite its ubiquity in popular culture, Dungeons & Dragons failed both on the big screen and the small screen, with the 2000 feature film starring Jeremy Irons and Marlon Wayans taking on the most relentless of them all. ...

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“Werewolves Within”: How Josh Ruben Accidentally Made a Great Video Game Movie

Josh ruben, the Los Angeles-based creator who has released a thousand viral music videos, speaks to me from a farm in the Hudson Valley near Woodstock. It’s the same house where his mother grew up, in the same neighborhood where he made his two feature films; eventually, he hopes, he will complete a Edgar wright–Esque “Cornetto Trilogy” of connected horror ...

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The dark side of New Zealand’s film industry

NOTICE: I work as a movie extra, and no, it’s not because I want to be famous or because I want to meet famous people, it’s because I love stories, playing the part and being part. of the big picture that is a feature film or a television series. And I know it takes a lot of dedicated, long-working people ...

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