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One of the unsung heroes of a video shoot is the audio mixer. Chances are, unless there are only two mics being used (the...

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Director Dennis Villeneuve is known for tightly wound thrillers (Incendies, Prisoners) that move in startling directions....

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Making Viral Video Hits with a Solid Business Model

Life's getting complicated for producers. Whether it's the rise of multiscreen viewing or the accelerating use of ad...

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Nov 23 Labatt: Pass It Forward

Director Vincent Lin of Valiant Pictures captured footage for this spot at the 2015 IPC Ice Sled Hockey World Championships in Buffalo, NY. It's part of Labatt's new initiative through creative agency Resource Ammirati New York to sponsor adult sled hockey programs for physically disabled…

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If you like the challenge of explaining the inexplicable, take a shot at parsing the imagery of the music video for "Blackstar," the latest release by back-from-retirement rocker David Bowie. For some background, check out Noisey's interview with director Johan Renck. To read more about t…

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