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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 »

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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Five Questions: Little Minx’s Los Perez

Award-winning filmmakers Tania Verduzco and Adrian Perez often use a vibrant mix of color, music and dance to tell their stories, whether short films, music videos or quirky commercial spots for international companies like Pepsi, Adidas, L'Oreal and Toyota. The prolific directing duo … more »


Five Questions: Post Supervisor Peter Mavromates and Assistant Editor Tyler Nelson on Gone Girl

Running 149 minutes and foregrounding plenty of provocative ideas about gender roles, human relationships, and the mass media, David Fincher's latest, Gone Girl, gives audiences a lot to chew on. Shot entirely at 6K with the Red Dragon, it provided … more »

Five Questions: Andrew Evenski, President, Kodak Entertainment & Commercial Film

On Tuesday, Kodak announced its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, having spun off many of its businesses — including still-photography products, retail photo kiosks, and document scanners — to refocus on a market it calls "imaging for business." That … more »


Five Questions: From Queens to Cairo Director Sherif Sadek

The Egyptian-American filmmaker Sherif Sadek couldn't be in Cairo as the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 got under way, but he made sure he was there a year later, with both his family and his Nikon D7000 DSLR in tow. The … more »


Five Questions: Ryan Vanni, CEO and Founder, BKWLD

Ryan Vanni founded digital agency BKWLD (pronounced "Buckwild") in 2001. Today, the company offices in Sacramento and Seattle and works with brands including Samsung, Budweiser and 2K Sports. Recently, BKWLD developed an HTML5 website for the fall 2013 undergraduate program … more »

Five Questions: DUCK Studios Animator Ned Wenlock

Wellington, New Zealand-based animator Ned Wenlock is on the roster of Duck Studios for commercial work in the U.S. His work has appeared in campaigns for brands including Honda and McDonald's as well as in music videos for bands such … more »

Five Questions: Adam Levin, Executive Producer, Headquarters Music

Headquarters Music creates custom music and sound for commercials, television, and video games, with an emphasis on bringing successful composers, recording artists, and producers into the world of work-for-hire music composition. Among the studio's recent success stories is the evocative … more »

Five Questions: Peter Bittenbender, Co-Founder and CEO, Decon

Peter Bittenbender founded production company Decon with Jason Goldwatch in 2002. A record-label division came into being a year later. Today, Decon bills itself as an "idea shop," with a portfolio that features a "Green Week" campaign for NBC Universal … more »