The Arthouse Convergence’s first-ever regional seminar, held last week at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York, with a heavy emphasis on digital cinema technology, was called a success by its organizers, Russ Collins director and conference manager Barbara Twist.
Athena Studios, Emeryville, California, which specializes in production services for film and multimedia clients, has obtained the feature film rights to the award-winning children’s Christmas book Auntie Claus by author Elise Primavera. The announcement was made today by Jon V. Peters, CEO/founder, Athena Studios.
John Powell relies on Lexicon for movie music.
Integrity Entertainment Systems led by president Gary Engvold, has been recognized by Christie for its recent milestone of more than 1,000 installations of Christie Solaria projectors for its customers, which include some of the leading chains and independent cinemas in the U.S.
Technicolor-PostWorks New York recently completed final post-production work for Last Weekend, a dark comedy from first-time directors Tom Dolby and Tom Williams. Martin Zeichner applied the final grade to the film, the story of an upscale family’s Labor Day holiday at their estate in Northern California.
DigiNext, a joint venture between Digital Cinema Destinations and Nehst Media Enterprises, released The United States of Football on August 23. A nationwide release to the more than 120 member theatres in the Screenvision network will happen August 30 and September 6. It is the first film in DigiNext’s 2013-2014 slate of twelve features.
This is a movie where everyone is dirty – the DEA, the CIA, Naval Intelligence, everyone. It’s a movie where everyone is violent, has access to knives and ammo, wants one thing, $43 million, and is willing to kill anyone to get it.
Steve Jobs could see the future, but he always seemed to have trouble with the present. “My job is not to be nice to people,” he said. “It’s to make them better.” And so, when you worked for him or with him, you couldn’t just get some things right, you had to get everything right.
Picture this: it’s a summer morning back in the days of your youth, nothing much going on, nothing planned. One by one, your friends – they all live in the neighborhood, as they did back then – drop by, looking for something to do and you find it and it involves physical activities that are mostly out of doors. You had days like that, right?
As has been widely reported and even more widely discussed online, yesterday in a post on the Red Digital Cinema website founder Jim Jannard announced that, “I have finished my mission. I will no longer be the face of Red.”