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  • ACE Honors Internship Program Leaders

    by - Jan 20, 2017
    Lori Jane Coleman, Diana Friedberg and William Gordean will receive Heritage Awards from the American Cinema Editors. American Cinema Editors will present film editors and ACE members Lori Jane Coleman, Diana Friedberg and William Gordean with...
  • How 'The Founder' Re-Created the First McDonald's

    by - Jan 20, 2017
    The production design for the original McDonald’s with its Speedee sign (left) and the actual set near Atlanta. Before Michael Keaton could flip burgers as Ray Kroc, the crew had to build a replica of the...
  • The Quickest Way to Change PDF to Word

    by - Jan 19, 2017
    The use of Microsoft World is in a word – colossal. Globally popular, this handy document creator is a perfect solution for numerous activities, ranging from business plans, research papers, all kinds of reports, books and...
  • GKIDS Ups David Jesteadt to President

    by - Jan 18, 2017
    The indie distributor’s films include Oscar contender ‘My Life as a Zucchini.’ Indie distributor GKIDS has upped senior vp distribution David Jesteadt to the role of president. “Dave has been my partner since GKIDS was a...
  • Publicists Guild Nominations Revealed

    by - Jan 18, 2017
    The awards will be handed out Feb. 24. The International Cinematographers Guild on Wednesday revealed the nominees for its 54th annual ICG Publicists Awards luncheon, which will be held Feb. 24 at the Beverly Hilton. Additionally, as...
  • MIND FIELD explodes your Mind on YouTube Red

    by - Jan 18, 2017
    Today the mind-bending series, MIND FIELD, begins its first episode on YouTube Red. YouTube star Michael Stevens (aka Vsauce) brings his passion for science to his most ambitious subject yet — human behavior. MIND FIELD explores...
  • Virtual Reality Firm Spaces Raises $6.5M

    by - Jan 13, 2017
    It now has raised a total of $9.5 million. Los Angeles-based virtual- and mixed-reality firm Spaces has raised $6.5 million in series seed funding, having previously raised $3 million. The investment was led by China-based Songcheng...
  • Here's how earwax might clean ears

    by - Jan 13, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS — The self-cleaning marvel known as earwax may turn the dust particles it traps into agents of their own disposal. Earwax, secreted in the ear canal, protects ears from building up dunes of debris...
  • How 'Hidden Figures' Got Its 1960s "Kodachrome Look"

    by - Jan 13, 2017
    Upon meeting Mandy Walker, Taraji P. Henson (center) said, “A woman cinematographer! Fantastic!” For the NASA-set movie, cinematographer Mandy Walker aimed for a modern-looking version of a period movie. Hidden Figures, the true story of three...
  • Virtual Reality Firm Within Launches Its First Series

    by - Jan 12, 2017
    ‘The Possible’ explores scientific and technical innovation. There was a call for more virtual reality content last week during CES, and this morning, VR firm Within responded with the launch of its first original VR series,...

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