The American Film Institute has announced the AFI/IDG China Story Fellowship, a new scholarship program at the AFI Conservatory aimed at developing feature-length screenplays that foster greater understanding of Chinese history, culture and literature.
Production & Post-Production
For more than two years, Bertie Gregory, a nineteen-year-old wildlife videographer from England, shot the fauna on Vancouver Island, Canada.
One of DP/colorist Gavin Fisher’s on-going assignments is a series of commercials for Adult Swim Network.
Light Iron provided on-set color, color workflow, and final color for the weekend box office hit Ender’s Game. The company has released an in-depth video on its Ender’s Game workflow, highlighting the collaboration and innovation that fueled this multiyear project.
For writer/producer/director Robert Palmer, the idea behind I Am Alone, starring Gareth David Lloyd, began as a simple horror film video diary, but as the story developed, Palmer and partner Michael A. Weiss realized that the concept behind this project would allow them to push the boundaries of both reality TV and horror films.
Australia’s largest independent post house Soundfirm, will be the first facility in the country to be fully equipped to meet the post-production needs for Dolby Atmos cinema sound.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers will sponsor the Super Session UHD/4K Implementation: Practical Issues and Technical Realities at Content and Communications World. During the November 13-14 event at New York City's Javits Convention Center.
The movie’s budget was ultra-low, the shooting schedule just 21 days, and the studio mostly the mean streets and cramped tenements of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Add a first-time director/screenwriter who is also portraying the film’s main character, and it was clear that making Straight Outta Tompkins presented multiple challenges.
The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced its lineup of presenters for the HPA Awards this week.
Dr. Siegfried Foessel, head of the department of Moving Picture Technologies at Fraunhofer IIS, has formally been awarded the Fellow grade of membership with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers at an induction ceremony at the SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference and Expo.