Archive for August 2012

Lights, Camera, -- Wait, Hold On A Second...

Picture this. You’re watching a movie with a fantastic opening scene.  There are explosions, gunfire and/or violent men in tuxedos; whatever method the film uses is highly effective and the movie immediately pulls you into the story.  There’s enough excitement to keep your interest until the movie really begins, until that moment when the hero... Read more »

Art Imitating Life: Actress To Run In Paralympics

Art Imitating Life: Actress To Run In Paralympics
Have you ever watched a movie and wondered how much of it was based on real life? For some films like biopics or “based-on-real-events” movies this is an obvious question to ask. Other times an actor fills a role so perfectly it is difficult not to wonder whether the role was written with the actor... Read more »

Everyone's a Critic

Picture this. You’re sitting in a movie theatre, the lights go down and the coming attractions flicker on the screen.  In a mere minute and a half they promise two hours worth of intrigue, suspense, wonder, love and entertainment.  And as soon as each trailer ends everyone becomes a critic: “That looks good.”  ”I totally... Read more »
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Perils of Digital Moviemaking: Hard Drive Errors

Perils of Digital Moviemaking: Hard Drive Errors
Here’s something you don’t always think about when you think of movie-making these days: most “films” are actually completely digital nowadays and our most recent short film “Recalculating” is no exception. The camera that we used is a type of camera called the Red- and when you hear people talk about The Red camera you... Read more »