A.K. Strom, director of the upcoming science fiction thriller The Watchers, says that with the latest advances in camera technology and digital effects, it is now possible for even the smallest, low-budget indie films to have realistic CGI.
In its hundredth year, Indian cinema looks young, fit and with it. To understand this, all you have to do is watch Kai Po Che, Vicky Donor or Peepli Live in Hindi. Or watch any other small or medium budget successful film in an Indian language of your choice. Take Kai Po Che for example.
Hollywood-based production studio Ingenuity Engine recently relied on Cospective’s video review tool Frankie to help finish a three-part television commercial campaign for Virgin Holidays.
The Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii celebrated its 50th anniversary with an upgrade that features a new digital 4D theatre. Set on 42 acres on the North Shore of Oahu, the PCC enables visitors to explore all of the Polynesian cultures in the South Pacific. Since opening, the PCC has welcomed more than 37 million guests, becoming Hawaii’s number-one paid attraction.
The Yash Raj Films action thriller Dhoom: 3 will be released in Dolby’s digital cinema sound technology Atmos when it opens in theatres December 20th.
“In the true tradition of independent film, Cold Turkey is a dialogue- and character-driven movie,” explained director of photography Lucas Lee Graham. “We wanted an intimate, personal look with a really shallow depth of field and nice portraiture so that the visual emphasis would be on the characters and what they were doing.”
Sony Pictures Digital Productions did the post-production work for Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, the much-anticipated sequel to the 2009 hit.
Venture 3D used Signiant’s Media Shuttle as its primary file transfer solution during production of Metallica’s latest cinematic venture, Metallica: Through the Never, which premiered in Imax 3D on September 27 and will premier in theaters everywhere on October 4.
Cobb Theatres’ quest to roll-out immersive digital cinema sound in its premium auditoriums has moved forward with the deployments of Barco Auro 11.1 audio in its Lakeland, Florida and Leesburg, Virginia sites.
Seasun Productions, a Barcelona-based production services company whose clients include leading ad agencies, film producers and reality TV productions, has opened a production office in Los Angeles that will target film, television and commercial producers seeking to produce their work abroad for location or budgetary reasons.