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How Pixar’s Inside Out Models Real-World Filmmaking Tools

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out takes place in the outside world where 11-year-old Riley and her parents live, and in the inside world, which takes place largely in Riley’s mind. Pixar tells the interconnected stories simultaneously. We see how emotions affect Riley, … more »

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Podcasts from the Front Lines: Editor Roger Barton on Terminator Genisys

Over the years, film editor Roger Barton has carved out a fruitful niche cutting high-octane, big-action, visual effects-loaded Hollywood extravaganzas. Indeed, his resume is chock full of Transformer pictures (three to be exact), along with Star Wars: Revenge of the … more »

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RV’s LatLong Viewer Built by The Mill for 360-Degree Review and Approval

Shotgun announced new details of the experimental LatLong Viewer, a custom VR Shader included in version 6.2 of Shotgun RV. It turns out that the LatLong Viewer was developed at The Mill, which needed a review and approval solution for 360-degree … more »

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Podcasts from the Front Lines: John Schwartzman, ASC, on Jurassic World

Irony wrapped in serendipity surrounds the fact that cinematographer John Schwartzman, ASC, ended up shooting Jurassic World in collaboration with director Colin Trevorrow under the watchful eye of the man who created the dino-franchise—producer Steven Spielberg, director of the original … more »

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Deluxe Debuts VR Services with “Neuro” Short at E3

Deluxe debuted its work on "Neuro," a five-minute "immersive film" created for virtual reality headsets, at E3 in Los Angeles, as a showcase for new technology and services the company is offering to VR and immersive content developers. The film, which employed … 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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B2B Video: With Split Screen, Dell Software Tells Users, ‘Expect More’

Dell faced a challenge when it looked to improve the visibility of its enterprise software business. While 95 percent of companies in the Fortune 500 use Dell's software, users didn't associate the software with its brand. Dell wanted to make … more »

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Cinematographer Rob Hardy, BSC, on Ex Machina

Director and screenwriter Alex Garland's exquisite corpse of a film, Ex Machina, assembles its shape-shifting images and fluid perspectives with the deft hand of a talented novelist-turned-filmmaker. Produced by DNA Films/A24 Films, Garland's directorial debut tells the story of a reclusive tech CEO … more »

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Colorist Stephen Nakamura on Grading Tomorrowland in HDR

Want to see the Dolby Vision HDR format in action? You can check it out at the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, where Disney's Tomorrowland—the first film graded for Dolby Vision—is enjoying a four-week run. AMC has the system installed … more »

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Time-Travel Back to VHS-Era Action with “Kung Fury”

Oh, sure. Jacques Audiard's Dheepan, a drama about Sri Lankan exiles living in France, may have won the Palme d'Or at Cannes. But does it have dinosaurs? Does it have Viking warrior women? Does it have David Hasselhoff? "Kung Fury" … more »