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Monday, Aug. 10, 2020
Cineworld CEO Greidinger Discusses Planned Re-opening Of Regal Theaters In U.S.
Regal movie theaters have been closed for almost five months in the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they are gearing up to open on Aug. 21. And this time it might just stick. Exhibitors have postponed plans several times as cases spiked in various cities. Mooky Greidinger, the CEO of...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020
Oscar-Nominated DP Lawrence Sher Discusses Extending His Reach Into Directing
It’s been an eventful year thus far for Lawrence Sher, ASC. In January, he earned his first career nominations for the Best Cinematography Oscar and the ASC Award, both for his lensing of Joker . And last month he joined production house brother to pursue his directorial aspirations, securing...
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020
Todd Downing Reflects On Editing "Russian Doll," "Mrs. America"
At the New School in New York, Todd Downing--who was raised in Illinois--learned filmmaking and editing from the Kuchar Brothers and Alan Berliner. Downing went on to make short comical art films that played at hundreds of festivals, including The Berlinale and at esteemed cinemas such as The...
Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2020
Jon Stewart Continues The Conversation With His 2nd Feature, "Irresistible"
When Jon Stewart signed off from the "The Daily Show" five years ago, he didn't say goodbye. "The conversation isn't ending," Stewart said. Stewart is now picking it back up with "Irresistible," his second film as writer-director, following 2014's "Rosewater," and an extension of many of the things...
Friday, Jun. 12, 2020
"Crazy Rich Asians" Director Jon M. Chu Reflects On His Apple TV+ Foray
Bucking the so-called conventional wisdom that there would be minimal box office return for a feature with an all-Asian cast, director Jon M. Chu committed to Crazy Rich Asians which went on to not only became a huge hit but also a pop culture phenomenon. The critically acclaimed film’s commercial...
Saturday, May. 2, 2020
Director Brad Bird Picks His "Essentials" For TCM
As the youngest member of his family, Brad Bird would often get dragged along to films that may have been a little out of his depth for a child, like "2001: A Space Odyssey." But even if he didn't understand exactly what he was watching, it helped the future director of films like "Ratatouille" and...
Friday, May. 1, 2020
Paul Cameron, ASC Hikes Up A Different "Westworld" Trail
Paul Cameron, ASC has a body of work spanning notable achievements in film and television. On the former front, Cameron and Dion Beebe, ASC, shared a Best Cinematography BAFTA Film Award in 2005, as well as an ASC Award nomination for the Michael Mann-directed Collateral . Other Cameron-lensed...
Sunday, Apr. 26, 2020
Microsoft's CTO Kevin Scott Talks AI, Pandemic Response
Microsoft's chief technology officer, Kevin Scott, oversees thousands of engineers and scientists working in artificial intelligence, computer science and other research. But right now he's laser-focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest projects include setting up a chatbot for the Centers for...
Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2020
Jane Goodall Discusses COVID-19, Nat Geo Documentary "The Hope"
Even though the planet has reaped the benefits of a cleaner environment from society shutting down during the coronavirus outbreak, Jane Goodall worries about human behavior resorting back to a "business as usual" mindset after the pandemic is over. The famed primatologist wants people to grow...
Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020
Issa Rae Reflects On HBO's "Insecure," Diversifying Her Career Endeavors
The HBO hit "Insecure" typically airs during the summer, but series creator Issa Rae has been moving like the Energizer Bunny with a schedule so booked and busy, the show's return had to be delayed. But for good reason. She filmed two movies ("The Photograph," "The Lovebirds"). She executive...