Sky-Skan's educational, 25-minute documentary, To Space & Back, which first opened in March to critical and public acclaim at the Fels Planetarium (The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia), will be re-released in September in a new version that, at 8K resolution, stereoscopic 3D and 60 frames per second.
Production & Post-Production
Cinematographer James Mathers often chooses projects that have passion, heart, and a positive message. Such was the case of his latest production, 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story.
The LAC Group will be a Silver Sponsor of The Association of Moving Image Archivists slate of events in 2013-2014.
Marching Penguin has won the first West Coast Story Hackathon for their entry HeartBreak Dating Insurance. Shutterstock co-sponsored the event.
Paul Rees, an experienced still photographer for globally respected advertising agencies and magazines, relied on his instincts as he transitioned to digital cinema to document the North American Eagle Project, a joint U.S.-Canadian initiative to challenge the world land speed record (763 mph, or Mach 1.02) for rocket-powered automobiles. Rees’ camera of choice for this task was the Canon EOS C300 digital cinema camera.
Dolby Laboratories and Jet Tone Production have announced that award-winning director Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster will be the first Chinese movie mixed in Dolby Atmos to be shown in the United States.
Heli is also one of the first films produced by Mexico’s burgeoning independent film industry to be captured with an ArriRaw workflow based on Arri’s Alexa camera and Codex’s Onboard Recorder.
Final post-production work for the independent drama Wish You Well was recently completed at Technicolor-PostWorks in New York. Directed by Darnell Martin, the film is based on the best-selling novel by David Baldacci, who also wrote the screenplay. Set in the 1940s, it is the story of a young girl, Lou Cardinal, who goes to live with her great-grandmother in Virginia after her writer father is killed in a car accident.
32Ten Studios, San Rafael, California provided a number of practical effects for Elysium, some of which were done well before principal photography on the film even started.
Film director and cinematographer Patryk Kizny and LookyCreative assembled the 2010 short film The Chapel using motion controlled HDR time-lapse to achieve an interesting, hyper-real aesthetic.