Category Archives: Creativity

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Melanie Oliver on Cutting The Danish Girl

The latest film by director Tom Hooper is the story of not one but two Danish women, soul mates who navigate two extraordinary transitions. While The Danish Girl is foremost about the trailblazing gender reassignment of the painter Einar Wegener … 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 »

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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 »

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Editor Alan Bell on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

A brooding, female-driven fight to the death against hypocrisy and political corruption, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 closes the dystopian franchise based on Suzanne Collins' popular young adult books. Editor Alan Edward Bell, ACE, has edited the last three … more »

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 »

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Director Jerome Thelia on 4K Ball-Game Documentary Bounce

A documentary based on an anthropologist's PhD dissertation might sound like a daunting prospect — but don't underestimate the amount of fun you can have with a scholarly endeavor. Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play uses the … more »

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Cinematographer Ed Lachman, ASC, on Carol

Carol, a likely Oscar contender with Cate Blanchett in the title role, has been picking up critical momentum, recently sweeping the The New York Film Critics Circle Awards where the film, director Todd Haynes, screenwriter Phyllis Nagy and cinematographer Ed Lachman, … more »

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Podcast: Supervising Sound Editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers on Spectre

Given their pedigree, one might think that supervising sound editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers had pretty much experienced it all by the time they launched into Sam Mendes’ most recent James Bond adventure, Spectre, but in fact, at … more »

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Q&A: Hitchcock/Truffaut Director Kent Jones

When François Truffaut sat down with Alfred Hitchcock in 1962 for a book-length interview (published four years later as Hitchcock/Truffaut), he had no way of knowing that he would change the way Americans thought about their own culture. Truffaut’s painstaking examination … more »

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Editor Joe Walker, ACE, on Cutting Sicario

Director Dennis Villeneuve is known for tightly wound thrillers (Incendies, Prisoners) that move in startling directions. His latest, Sicario, stars Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin and features the stunning photography of Roger Deakins. It follows the descent of a … more »