Production & Post-Production
FutureWorks Contributed to Darlings Finale
FutureWorks, Mumbai, delivered more than 500 visual effects shots for the hit film Darlings. The dark comedy smashed records for Netflix, with the biggest global opening weekend for a non-English language original film, with more than 10 million viewing hours in its first three days. Editor’s Note: This article includes a major spoiler alert.
GDC Integrated Media Block Used to Analyze New Avatar Film
As part of its conference sponsorship, GDC Technology Limited provided the ultra-high frame rate media server for the 2023 Supersession presented at last month’s Hollywood Professional Association Tech Retreat. The Supersession presented an original, immersive look at the remarkable creative and technical accomplishments of Avatar: The Way of Water using GDC’s SR-5400C Standalone Integrated Media Block with flexible architecture stable technology high frame rate capability to show the movie in 4K 3D at 48 frames per second per eye.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth set for April 27-30
The Seattle-based National Film Festival for Talented Youth is excited for their 16th edition, with 25 screenings showcasing more than 200 short films from the next generation of NFFTY filmmakers.
Diego Yhama Launches Coloristas Hispanos Podcast
Diego Yhama, CSI is a Colombian colorist and founder of Bogota post-production boutique, Estudio Roco. The company provides color grading and other services for film, television, and advertising, including projects for NatGeo, Discovery Channel, Discovery Home and Health, and The Fox Channel. Yhama, who is also a DaVinci Resolve Master Trainer, recently launched Coloristas Hispanos, a podcast focused on colorists in the Spanish-speaking world.
Making Path of the Panther
Danny Schmidt is an award-winning director, producer, and cinematographer whose work in wildlife documentaries has taken him to the most remote and forbidding parts of the globe in search of its most elusive creatures. In one of his latest projects, Schmidt served as cinematographer on Path of the Panther, a feature-length documentary directed by Eric Bendick and produced by Carlton Ward, Jr for National Geographic.
Finishing Wolf Pack at Pace
Post-production finishing for the first season of the Paramount+ drama Wolf Pack was recently completed at Pace Pictures, Hollywood. The full-service post house provided sound and picture services for the series, written and executive produced by Jeff Davis, including sound editorial, automatic dialogue replacement, sound mixing, color grading, and editorial finishing.
Cooke Adds Four New Focal Lengths to S8/i FF Lens Series
Cooke Optics has launched four new focal length lenses – 27mm, 35mm, 65mm and the highly anticipated 18mm – joining the S8/i Full Frame series range.
Vancouver Film School Graduates Worked on Oscar-Winning Movies
Vancouver Film School has announced that 82 Oscar winners out of 130 total nominees were VFS alumni who graduated from there and worked on Oscar winning projects. Winning projects for Best Visual Effects included 31 alumni for Avatar: The Way of Water and six alumni for Best Animated Film for Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio.
Post-Production Tax Incentives a Plus for New York
New York State’s Post-Production Tax Credit produces $156 million dollars in tax revenue annually and delivers an eightfold return on fiscal investment, according to a new economic impact study commissioned by the Post New York Alliance.