Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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Trailer: Keanu

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele jump to the big screen with this sure-to-be-epic action tale of two men and a kitten. (Kittens aside, this is a red-band trailer and possibly NSFW so proceed with caution.) The film is directed by Peter … more »

Cablefax VR webinar

Five Things the TV Industry Needs to Know About VR

VR is potentially a killer app for the TV industry — but it's way too early to say for sure what real opportunities it presents. That was the gist of presentations at a webinar presented this week by StudioDaily sister … more »

Apogee Symphony I/O Mark II

Apogee Ships Symphony I/O Mk II Thunderbolt Audio Interface

On the eve of NAMM in Anaheim, CA, Apogee Electronics today introduced the Symphony I/O Mk II audio interface. Building on the original Symphony I/O, shipped in 2010, the new hardware adds a Thunderbolt connectivity option, touchscreen control, and front-panel metering for … more »

Pee-wee's Big Holiday teaser

Teaser: Pee-wee’s Big Holiday

Netflix continues its content-creation spree with Pee-wee's Big Holiday, a new original film featuring a 21st century update of Pee-wee Herman — albeit one that doesn't seem to have been updated for the 21st century at all. Some characters are comfort food. It's directed … more »

Sam Raimi on the set of Drag Me to Hell

Sam Raimi Will Get Sound Editors’ Filmmaker Award from MPSE

Professional organization the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) is giving director Sam Raimi its Filmmaker Award, recognizing "outstanding contributions to the art of cinema," the group said today. The award will be given to Raimi at the MPSE Golden Reel … more »

VariCam simulator

Panasonic Launches Web-Based VariCam Menu Simulators

Panasonic has introduced new VariCam menu simulation software that helps camera operators get familiar with the new VariCam 35 and VariCam HS interfaces before they go hands-on with an actual camera. The simulated interface is meant to allow prospective VariCam operators … more »


War Reporters

"War Reporters" compares officially sanctioned military pageantry to the grim realities captured by working journalists risking their lives in war zones. Nonprofit photojournalism advocacy group Reporters Without Borders commissioned this new video campaign to coincide with the publication of its book on the work of celebrated … more »


Five Hot Takes on the 2016 Oscars

1) #oscarssowhite Last year at this time, The Atlantic ran a headline complaining, "The Oscars haven't been this white in 19 years," noting that 2015 was the first time in since 1996 that all 20 acting nominees were white. Well, … more »


Epic Tea Time with Alan Rickman

Reach maximum Rickman with this classic Internet short from 2012 featuring the late actor in super slo-mo. It's the work of artist David Michalek.

The Revenant Oscar nominations

The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road Lead 2016 Oscar Nominations

The Revenant is the movie to beat at the 88th annual Oscars, having earned 12 Academy Award nominations, including for best picture. Mad Max: Fury Road was close on its tail with 10 nominations. Announced this morning, the 2016 Oscar nominations didn't hold … more »