Category Archives: Creativity

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Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado on The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth, a documentary portrait of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado made by his son Juliano and German director Wim Wenders, harkens back to Wenders’ roots in New German Cinema. However, Sebastiao doesn’t seem like the hero of … more »


Shooting Ballet for the Big Screen with the Canon EOS C300

In his new documentary A Ballerina's Tale, which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month, director Nelson George follows classical ballet dancer Misty Copeland, a teenaged prodigy who became the third African-American soloist at American Ballet Theatre — and the company's … more »

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Inside FuseFx’s New Digs with New York Lead Greg Anderson

In an era when highly stylized, effects-driven television is thriving across network, cable and streaming outlets, FuseFx is in full expansion mode to meet the demand. But the L.A. post shop's founder, Dave Altenau, says the facility's continued success has more … more »

Prime Cuts: Must Save Jane!’s Moody Movie Music

L.A.- and London-based team Must Save Jane! released its tenth compilation of exceptionally dramatic music aimed at movie trailers, Rebirth. This one includes music composed by Harry Lightfoot. It's licensed through APM Music division Resonate Music Group in North America and by Altitude Music … more »

Prime Cuts: FirstCom’s Gotham Music Library Celebrates The Happy Hipster

Consider the hipster. His aggressive mixtape of classic but of-the-minute pop sounds will knock your skinny jeans off. It'll spin your trucker hat around. It'll melt your oversized plastic-frame glasses. Well, you get the picture. Just hang onto your Pabst … more »

Varèse Sarabande Records to Release Chappie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

(March 6, 2014– Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande will release the CHAPPIE – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, digitally on March 10 and on CD March 17, 2015.  The film features original music by Hans Zimmer (INTERSTELLAR, 12 YEARS A … more »

Prime Cuts: Killer Tracks Bangs Out Tokyo Surf Rock

If you're into the Japanese rock-and-roll scene, you'll recognize Guitar Wolf, The Let's Gos, and Yoshiko "Ronnie" Fujiyama (of The's), all of them among the contributors to this fun-loving, full-speed-ahead Tokyo-style guitar compilation from Killer Tracks. Listen »


Panasonic’s VariCam 35 Shoots Amazon’s Salem Rogers at ISO 5000

Cinematographer Theo Van de Sande, ASC, brought the Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera out of the lab and onto the set last year, when he shot the pilot for the Amazon Studios show Salem Rogers, starring Leslie Bibb (pictured, top) … more »


How Framestore’s Imagery Boosted Ocean-Ecology Doc Mission Blue

Framestore in New York designed imaginative but sober graphics to communicate the environmental effects of industry on the world's oceans for the Netflix-exclusive film Mission Blue. Cinema 4D maker Maxon and writer Meleah Maynard offered StudioDaily a behind-the-scenes look at the … more »


Rising Sun VFX Supe Tim Crosbie on X-Men: Days of Future Past

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, the X-Men send Wolverine, our favorite superhero mutant, time-traveling from an awful future to a recent past to change human history—and that future. With an all-star cast, a built-in fan base, and a director, … more »