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28 June 2017


  • 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...
  • WiseWear Smart Jewelry combines Style and Performance

    by - Jan 16, 2017
    WiseWear’s Socialite is a smart bracelet designed to keep you safe, healthy, and connected to what matters most. Each bracelet serves as a safety device with a unique distress messaging feature, provides real-time mobile notifications, and tracks...
  • 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...
  • How 'Passengers' Production Designer Brought the Film's Vegas-Inspired Spaceship to the Big Screen

    by - Jan 9, 2017
    The set of the 1930s-inspired art deco Grand Concourse bar, which featured space-themed friezes. Designer Guy Hendrix Dyas reveals how he came up with the “poetic and kinetic shape” of the film’s futuristically opulent ship. Before...
  • ‘Time Travel’ tours a fascinating fiction

    by - Jan 8, 2017
    Time TravelJames GleickPantheon, $26.95 It’s kind of daring to write a science book about something that — you must remind your readers — doesn’t exist. That’s James Gleick’s task in Time Travel, an engaging and entertaining...
  • ‘Furry Logic’ showcases how animals exploit physics

    by - Jan 7, 2017
    Furry LogicMatin Durrani and Liz KalaugherBloomsbury, $27 Warning: Furry Logic is not, as the title might suggest, a detailed exploration of mammals’ reasoning skills. Instead, it’s a fun, informative chronicle of how myriad animals take advantage...
  • Warming could disrupt Atlantic Ocean current

    by - Jan 4, 2017
    Spewing too much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere could shut down the major ocean current that ferries warm water to the North Atlantic, new climate simulations suggest. While not as extreme as the doomsday scenario portrayed...
  • Oscars: Scientific and Technical Awards Winners Revealed

    by - Jan 4, 2017
    For the first time, five digital cinematography cameras are among the technical achievements that will be honored. As digital cinema becomes a mature technology, five pioneering digital cinematography cameras — from Arri, Red, Sony, Panavision and...

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