Category Archives: Creativity

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Game of Thrones: Kissed by Fire

ASC Announces Television Nominees for Best Cinematography

Game of Thrones ruled the kingdom of nominees for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for television programming today, with three-time ASC Award-winner Jonathan Freeman, ASC, and first-time nominee Anette Haellmigk receiving nominations for … more »

Dean Cundey to Receive ASC Lifetime Achievement Award

Dean Cundey, ASC, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards, to be held at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom on February 1. Also to be honored at the … more »

Truth in Journalism

Venom Strikes Again in “Truth in Journalism”

For many Spider-Man fans, the most intriguing character in Spider-Man 3 was Venom, the extra-terrestrial monster into which photographer Eddie Brock is transformed. Attendees at this year’s Comic-Con got another taste of Venom: this time, in the form of a … more »

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Pixar Vets Enter Uncharted Territory with Motorola’s “Windy Day”

Owners of Motorola's Moto X Android-powered smartphones had a surprise last week, when a little red hat appeared on their home screen. That hat functioned as the start button for something completely new — an animated story where the virtual … more »

Five Questions for Elastic Founder and Director Andy Hall

Coming soon to a bar and liquor store near you is Proximo Spirits' latest expansion to its Jose Cuervo line of tequilas, a cinnamon-infused silver tequila called Cinge. The company tapped McCann Erickson New York to create a social media-driven … more »

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Light Iron’s Efficient Color Management for Ender’s Game

For science-fiction fans of a certain age, the award-winning Ender's Game is a primary text. Originally published in 1985, the book about Ender Wiggin, a young tactician in Earth's war against alien invaders, became a national best-seller and spawned four … more »

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Troika’s Breakaway Rebrand for a Staple of Canadian Sports TV

Canadians love watching and playing hockey, but they may love talking about it even more. TSN, Canada's leading English language sports television channel and home to the popular That's Hockey sports highlight show, recently tapped L.A.-based Troika to help them rebrand the … more »

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12 Years a Slave Leads Gotham Indie Awards Slate

New York's Independent Filmmaker Project gets into the awards business early every year, as one of the first organizations to name a slate of the year's best films. The difference between this and other best-of lists is that the Gotham … more »

NEBRASKA

Kevin Tent on Cutting Nebraska

In his latest film, director Alexander Payne has returned to About Schmidt country and the wide open spaces of his native Nebraska, this time in black-and-white. Nebraska, which opens on November 22, traces one man's quest—on foot, with his thirty-something son … more »

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Gravity VFX: Motion, Space and Weightlessness

With all systems go, Warner Bros’ space odyssey Gravity rocketed to an opening weekend record for the month of October, pulling in $55.6 million domestically and $27.4 million globally. The tense thriller opens with a 13-minute sequence that reveals astronauts … more »