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Friday, May. 22, 2009
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In 1964, editor Fred Heinrich broke into the spot business at John Urie & Associates, a pioneering Los Angeles studio which helped start numerous filmmaking careers over the years. Fast-forward to the early 1990s and Heinrich decided to conclude his distinguished career as an editor. He...
Friday, Apr. 24, 2009
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The title of this column is that of one of my favorite films. Directed by William Wyler, The Best Years of Our Lives , released in 1946, is a brilliant movie that is all the more poignant when you realize that it came during an era when most so-called war films often glorified battle and painted...
Friday, Mar. 20, 2009
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Sadly in today's economy the term "cutting your losses" has become prevalent. Just ask most anyone who's investment strategizing with regards to his or her stock portfolio or dwindling 401K plan. Indeed the country and pretty much all its states are in budget shortfall, figuring out where to cut...
Friday, Feb. 20, 2009
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Consider it a mini-trend in this column thus far for the new year. We kicked off '09 covering a project outside the spotmaking world that is near and dear to director/editor Larry Bridges of Red Car --a series of video conversations with leading authors as part of the National Endowment of the Arts...
Friday, Jan. 30, 2009
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While SHOOT has covered crossover chapter and verse over the years, it's a dynamic particularly prominent in this week's issue. We offer the DGA Award nominees story which includes David Fincher's accomplishment of gaining nominations in both the feature and commercial categories, as well as our...
Friday, Dec. 19, 2008
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Thirty seconds can be a lifetime to a commercialmaker. The same half-minute can also be the difference between a lifetime continuing or abruptly ending. In last week's e.dition (12/12), director Anthony Rose of Flying Fish , Sydney, and Moo Studios , Los Angeles, told SHOOT of his harrowing...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
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The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) has announced the winners of the 2008 J. Michael Brinkman Scholarship Awards honoring students and industry professionals committed to excellence and a desire to further their careers in post. Four college students were awarded scholarships: Jose Ho-Guanipa of Duke...
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
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In his Best Picture Oscar-winning Annie Hall, Woody Allen as the character Alvy Singer discussed New York City's plight to his friend Rob. Singer observed, "Don't you see? The rest of the country looks upon New York like we're left-wing, communist, Jewish, homosexual pornographers. I think of us...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2008
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As we present the fall edition of our Directors Series, which includes a feature on notable DPs, appropriately enough the annual Kodak Filmschool Competition has helped unearth some additional prospects who could one day grace the pages of our Cinematographers & Cameras rundown. Now in its...
Friday, Oct. 10, 2008
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At press time, a special screening of the feature City of Ember was slated for this week on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in Los Angeles. The movie opens nationwide on Oct. 10. The film's cast includes Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan ( Atonement ), Tim Robbins, Harry Treadway ( Brothers of the Head )...