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.”
Digital Arts NY provides 4K picture and sound finishing services for feature films and high-end TV productions within its 12,000 square foot facility. The company recently launched what Axel Ericson, the founder and owner, feels is the first true 4K infrastructure on the East Coast for full 4K digital cinema finishing, including a new, landmark audio mixing environment.
Jerusalem, a new film that explores on a grand scale the intersection of science, history and religion in this ancient, enigmatic place, will premiere in giant-screen, IMAX and digital 3D cinemas in the USA and worldwide beginning September 20.
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.
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.