Filmworkers provided post-production services with a distinctive Windy City accent for the latest spot from State Farm. Conceived by Chicago agency DDB, the spot features State Farm spokesman Aaron Rodgers, who finds himself wedged uncomfortably between a pair of Bears fans during an airline flight.
Upcoming Twentieth Century Fox films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Rio 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be mixed and released in Dolby Atmos digital cinema sound.
Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin will be a keynote speaker at the seventh annual Art House Convergence.
Equipment provider Lighthouse Film Services, Bangkok, Thailand recently took delivery of Matthews Studio Equipment’s Intel-A-Jib and Rob Erik van Gelder, head of maintenance immediately set up an intense training session for their local crew.
Tom Hanks' new movie Captain Phillips is a contest of frayed nerves, a trial of raw courage, a game without rules or rationality. “It was supposed to be easy,” the leader of the Somali pirates says at one point. “I take ship. Nobody gets hurt.”
Few words are as overused by the cinema industry as the word immersive. We at Dolby are perhaps guiltier than most. We’ve used the term in dozens of press releases and marketing materials, most recently when describing Dolby Atmos.
Tobacco addiction is notoriously difficult to kick. Just how difficult, and the impact quitting has on individual lives, is the subject of Project Quit, a newly-launched public-service initiative developed by Riester for the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline.
You have never seen anything quite like Gravity before. At a time in movie making where it seems possible for filmmakers to create any effect, no one has ever created effects like these.
What a thrilling, and enjoyable piece of entertainment! Rush is a character-driven story, fueled as much by the adrenaline and testosterone of two drivers as by the high-octane petrol their Formula One cars consume.
Joseph Gordon Levitt is arguably one of the best actors of his generation. Scarlett Johansson started out at a very young age displaying huge talent. But Don Jon seems repetitious, thin, padded out.