Category Archives: Q&A

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Five Questions: Mixtape Club’s Chris Lenox Smith

New York creative studio Mixtape Club expanded this year, enlarging its facilities and creating a new partnership with sister company Huma-Huma. Mixtape Club will manage operations for Huma-Huma, which now serves as an in-house original music and licensing boutique, as … more »

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Q&A: Imation’s Eric Lomascolo on Storage Trends in Media and Entertainment

Imation made a serious play for the media and entertainment market earlier this year, when it announced that its new Nexsan NST2000 would begin shipping at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. The NST2000 is "purpose built" for customers in … more »

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Editor Jake Roberts on Brooklyn

Following a Sundance premiere that garnered early praise for performances by Saoirse Ronan and Emory Cohen, and then a fall festival run that started building Oscar buzz, the period romantic drama Brooklyn is ready to vie for awards and eyeballs in a … more »

Five Questions: Fancy Film CEO/CTO Bill Macomber on Resisting 4K Hype

Silverlake's Fancy Film Post Services specializes in independent films with tight budgets. CEO and CTO Bill Macomber is especially vigilant when it comes to keeping overhead manageable, and that means taking a very practical approach to post-production services. We sent … more »

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Q&A: VideoBlocks CEO Joel Holland

Since Joel Holland launched VideoBlocks in 2010, his Netflix-like subscription model for all-you-can-eat stock footage has made an aggressive play in the stock marketplace. The company became a resource for content creators who wanted a broad no-muss, no-fuss library of … more »

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Director Hubert Sauper on Documentary We Come as Friends

Flying around Sudan (and later South Sudan) for a number of years in Sputnik, a decrepit homemade plane, Austrian-French director Hubert Sauper's We Come as Friends offers a survey of neocolonialism and how it's damaged Africa. His previous documentary, Darwin's Nightmare (2004) … more »

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Five Questions with Philly’s Shake Audio Post at MilkBoy

Philadelphia has a new audio post-production option with the opening of Shake Audio Post at MilkBoy. MilkBoy the Studio founders Tommy Joyner and Jamie Lokoff brought sound designer Mark Schultz, CAS, formerly of Post Perfect and Suite Spots Studios, on board … more »

Q&A: UAVUS Co-Founder Bob Gonsalves on Drones, Evolving Legislation, and Best Practices for Pilots

Bob Gonsalves believes in education. As a content creator working with national brands, he understands the benefits of drone videography, but he also sees how well-meaning drone pilots can create the impression of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as a menace. He … more »

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Director Crystal Moselle on NYC Documentary The Wolfpack

Crystal Moselle’s documentary The Wolfpack opens with six long-haired teenage brothers reenacting a scene from Reservoir Dogs, complete with guns made from duct tape. As it turns out, these boys have been forced to become shut-ins by their father, Oscar, who’s … more »

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Headcase DP Andrew Shulkind on the Rules of Image Capture for Virtual Reality

Cinematographer Andrew Shulkind is an avid experimenter. From film to digital, and from cameras to lenses to lights, he revels in putting new technology through its paces while still keeping busy with film and commercial work. That driving curiosity is … more »