Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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View from a Blue Moon

Is View from a Blue Moon the Best Surfing Movie Ever?

Billed as the first surfing film to be shot entirely in 4K, View From a Blue Moon follows surfer John John Florence and his friends from his home on the North Shore of Oahu to some of his favorite surfing destinations in … more »

Michael Bierut

What Makes a Truly Great Logo?

In a video produced by Joe Posner, designer Michael Bierut explains the different kinds of logos, why some of them work as well as they do, and the difference between a diving competition and a swimming competition.

Society of Camera Operators Reveals Nominees, Honors Cartoni for Lifetime Achievement

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) has released nominees in for its Camera Operator of the Year award in film and television categories. In addition, it said Cartoni will receive the SOC's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for Technical Achievement for … more »

Ultra HD Premium logo

UHD Alliance Unveils Logo for HDR-Compliant 4K UHD TVs

Stay tuned, TV fans. That was the message on the eve of CES, as television manufacturers and Hollywood studios announced a new logo for what will now be called "Ultra HD Premium" TVs. TVs bearing the logo, which will be licensed … more »

Ant-Man Gets ACE Eddie Award Nomination

Film Editors Nominate Star Wars, Ant-Man for ACE Eddie Awards

Sci-fi and superhero action got their due in the nominations for the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards, handed out by the American Cinema Editors, which welcomed both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Ant-Man to the awards race. The force is … more »

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Studio’s Top 10 Stories of 2015

It's always interesting to run the numbers and see which articles resonated the most with StudioDaily's readers over the course of a calendar year — especially when the stories that rise to the top aren't necessarily what you'd expect. This year's … more »

Krysten Ritter is Jessica Jones

Cinematographer Manuel Billeter on Shooting Netflix’s Jessica Jones

She's not your typical superhero. Starring Krysten Ritter as the title character, Netflix hit series Jessica Jones tells the story of a former superhero trying to rebuild her life as a private detective. Although she possesses superhuman powers, Jones also suffers … more »

Trainwreck screenplay

Read Oscar-Contending Screenplays from 2015 Films

If it's December, it's time to read some screenplays. Every year during Oscar season, studios release copies of the screenplays for certain of their releases during the calendar year for public viewing. The idea is to get them in front … more »

Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster: The Most Interesting Man in the World

In just over two minutes flat, Great Big Story profiles Alan Dean Foster, the prolific science-fiction scribe who ghost-wrote Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker for George Lucas.

The Hateful Eight in Glorious Ultra Panavision

Podcast: Producer Shannon McIntosh on Making The Hateful Eight Happen in 70mm

Although The Hateful Eight is the eighth directorial effort from Quentin Tarantino, and creatively is every bit as quirky, darkly comedic, violent, and offbeat as one might expect from a Tarantino revenge Western, in filmmaking circles, the movie has garnered … more »