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Beer & the Future of Motion Pictures
»POSTED on May 19, 2015
Through most of the 20th century Anheuser Busch dominated the American beer market much the way the major Hollywood studios dominated the motion picture industry. The 21st century has brought changes to both worlds and there are lessons about the movie business to be learned by considering what’s happening with beer.


Revision recently completed post at AlphaDogs. AlphaDogs Completes Work on Revision
»POSTED on May 20, 2015
AlphaDogs is pleased to announce they have completed work on the new film Revision, where a petty thief seeks to atone for his past by returning to the house he robbed. It was director Zac Wong’s vision to not only tell a good story but also explore how a film could portray the overlap of human consciousness and memory. Wong explains, “I was fascinated by the way that we tend to experience several disconnected events in our past simultaneously. I found the feeling of guilt to be the most palpable manifestation of chaotic memory and a great subject for this film.”
Peter Hoare with the Hocus Smart Roller Hocus Announces Smart Roller for Steadicam, Freefly’s MōVI, More
»POSTED on May 20, 2015
Hocus Products has announced its new Axis1 thumb wheel focus control, the Smart Roller, for the MōVI, Steadicam, pan handles, moose bars and more. Shown recently at NAB 2015, it is now available for pre-order, shipping early July.
Wanda Hall 9, Wujiaochang Wanda Cinema Wanda Hall 9 Auditorium Upgraded with Christie Vive Audio
»POSTED on May 19, 2015
Wanda Cinema Line, the largest movie theater operator in China, has equipped its latest Wanda Hall 9 auditorium at Wujiaochang Wanda Cinema in Shanghai with Christie’s Vive Audio system, which utilizes ribbon driver speakers and Class D amplifiers.
CinePostproduction, Germany CinePostproduction Speeds Sharc Digital Cinema Distribution with Aspera
»POSTED on May 19, 2015
German post house CinePostproduction has deployed high-speed file transfer software Aspera to speed the delivery of Digital Cinema Packages directly to cinemas.
61st Edition of Taormina Film Festival Set for June 13-20 61st Edition of Taormina Film Festival Set for June 13-20
»POSTED on May 18, 2015
The 61st edition of the Taormina Film Festival, the oldest film festival in Italy, is set for June 13-20, in Taormina, Sicily. Organizers announced key program highlights and the first of the festival’s celebrity honorees at a press conference in Cannes.
Cine Gear 2015 starts June 4 at Paramount Studios. 20th Annual Cine Gear Expo to be held at Paramount Studios
»POSTED on May 18, 2015
Cine Gear Expo returns to the Paramount Studios on June 4-7, 2015. For 20 years, the Cine Gear Exhibition and Seminar Series has brought together artists and technicians alike to share the latest in arts and crafts of the Hollywood industry.


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