Author Archives: Beth Marchant

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VideoBlocks Unveils 100% Commission Video Marketplace

The new VideoBlocks Marketplace, launched this week, is aiming to put a good deal of the profits from the stock footage business back into the hands of content creators by returning 100% of the proceeds from their individual sales at VideoBlocks.com. In … more »

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Director Kevin Pollak on Sundance Comic Doc Misery Loves Comedy

Actor, director and writer Kevin Pollak has appeared in 74 films but is well-known to many on the web as the creator and host of the weekly streaming series Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. Each episode of the six-year-old talk show … more »

Song of the Sea

Trailer: Song of the Sea

With its anachronistic yet painterly 2D animation, the animated feature Song of the Sea mines the rich and fertile soil of Irish myth and literature. Directed by Tomm Moore, it is the latest Oscar-nominated effort from the Secret of Kells … more »

Meryl the Witch

Editor Wyatt Smith Goes Into the Woods to Cut Sound, Picture and Song

Into the Woods, Disney's new film based on the beloved Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical, is a lush, orchestrated rumination on modern life seen through a fractured fairy-tale canon. Directed by Rob Marshall and shot on the ARRI Alexa by Dion Beebe, ACS, … more »

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New Year’s Eve New York City Timelapse

The Timelapse Group returned to several hotels—and two new rooftop vantage points—around New York City's Times Square to record this year's iconic New Year's Eve celebration. Canon 5D Mark III, 5D Mark II, 70D, 7D Mark II, Rebel t4i, Rebel t3i and Panasonic … more »

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HP Debuts Virtual Reality, Ultra HD and Curved Displays at CES

HP has introduced a set of specialty displays targeted at pros and consumers, including an interactive virtual reality display, 4K and 5K ultra high-definition displays and curved displays. The new 23.6-inch HP Zvr Virtual Reality Display lets users move, rotate and … more »

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Editors Tim Squyres and William Goldenberg on Unbroken

The life of Louis Zamperini, who passed away this summer at the age of 97, was as epic in its scale as it was in its scope. Even those unfamiliar with Laura Hillenbrand's compelling 2010 bestseller, Unbroken, about Zamperini or CBS News … more »

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Editors Stephen Mirrione and Doug Crise on Birdman’s Ultimate Disappearing Act

An editor's best work is never meant to be noticed when watching a film. But imagine the ultimate hat trick: an imperceptibly edited film that appears not to be edited at all. The endless, meandering tracking shot and claustrophobic POV that drive much of Birdman, co-written, … more »

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The Avengers Sing Christmas Carols

Call it a very Marvel Christmas Carol: the latest seasonal mashup from editor James Covenant, who brought us this Jean-Luc Picard classic last year, features a wacky coda from Guardians of the Galaxy's Groot.

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The Foundry Updates Colorway

The Foundry has updated its design tool Colorway, one of several new products introduced by the company following its merger with Luxology. Launched this summer, Colorway gives Modo users a simple, render-free way to manage limitless real-time iterations of a 3D design or scene's lighting, … more »