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Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015
Director/Writer Brendan Gibbons Delves Into VR For Laughs
When one thinks of an immersive virtual reality experience, visceral action-adventure and breathtaking automotive-driven fare readily come to mind, particularly in the ad/marketing sector where such projects are gaining traction. By contrast, being “immersed” in comedy seems an offbeat proposition...
Friday, Sep. 4, 2015
Documentarian Ken Burns Looks Back At "The Civil War"
Ken Burns is looking back at his series "The Civil War" as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmark 1990 documentary. "It speaks to what we're going through today," Burns says of the series which is being aired for five consecutive nights from...
Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015
Spielberg Discusses "Bridge of Spies," Reuniting With Tom Hanks
The nearly three year wait since Steven Spielberg's last movie (2012's "Lincoln") comes to an end this October with the spy thriller "Bridge of Spies." Good news for moviegoers: There won't be another gap like that for a while. Having just locked "Bridge of Spies," Spielberg is already editing his...
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2015
Darren Lynn Bousman Deploys Road Show Movie Distribution Model For "The Devil's Carnival" Sequel
Anger and frustration can be inspiring--and they were for director Darren Lynn Bousman who after his major box office success with Saw II , III and IV found his Repo! The Genetic Opera suffer from what he regarded as severely limited distribution in 2008, translating into a meager audience. Feeling...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
David Oyelowo Reflects On Emmy Nomination For HBO's "Nightingale"
David Oyelowo, who played the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the film "Selma," says there's an interesting upside to not getting an Oscar nomination. "In many ways I think we probably got more attention for not being nominated," he said in a recent interview. "I've actually found that people were...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
CP+B's Jesse Jones, Deb Drumm Discuss Virtual Reality For Infiniti and Beyond
Earlier this month at the 2015 Pebble Beach Automotive Week, CP+B debuted two virtual reality (VR) experiences showcasing Infiniti’s newest concept cars. “The Dream Road” marries live action footage and CGI elements to put the viewer in the driver’s seat of the Q60 Concept car. Folks can thus...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Director/Executive Producer Jose Padilha Set To Debut "Narcos" On Netflix
A director of narrative films ( RoboCop, Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within ) and documentaries (including the DGA Award-nominated Onibus 174 with co-director Felipe Larce, and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-nominated Secrets of the Tribe ), Jose Padilha, who’s also an accomplished...
Friday, Aug. 14, 2015
John Slattery Reflects On "Mad Men," Joins Park Pictures To Direct Spots, Branded Content
John Slattery’s involvement in the advertising business now extends beyond his brilliant portrayal of NYC agency founder/executive Roger Sterling, Jr., in Mad Men . Slattery is venturing out to become a real-world member of the ad filmmaking community, joining Park Pictures’ directorial roster for...
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
Television Academy's John Leverence Muses About Emmy-Nominated Commercials
At next month’s Creative Arts Emmy ceremony in Los Angeles, the winner of the primetime commercial Emmy Award will be announced and honored. This time around, six spots are in the running for TV’s highest honor. Normally there are five nominated spots but a tie in judges’ votes for the fifth slot...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2015
Best Cinematography Emmy Nominee Jonathan Freeman, ASC, Shares Insights Into HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"
Earlier this month, Jonathan Freeman, ASC, earned his fourth career Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, this time for the “Golden Days For Boys and Girls” episode of Boardwalk Empire (HBO). This marks the third nom he’s garnered for Boardwalk Empire , having...