Post Category: Industry

Film Locations You Didn’t Know Were in New Jersey

03.12.2018 Culture, Featured, Industry

There are hundreds of movies that are based or shot in New Jersey – but you would have never guessed these movies were shot in the Garden State. Check out these iconic scenes from Hollywood blockbusters that feature our home state of NJ! I Am Legend Remember the ending of the movie, where Will Smith…

Oscars – My Best and Worst Best Pictures

03.02.2018 Culture, Industry

This Sunday we’ll engage in yet another bout of entertainment industry self-lauding. We’ll watch as the rich and famous strut their stuff down the Hollywood red carpet, extolling their excellence to each other early and often, as we sit on our couches in pajamas, wondering perhaps what we might be wearing if ever we were…

New Jersey Film Revitalization with Tax Credits

02.14.2018 Industry

There is a new New Jersey Film Tax Credit bill being negotiated and making its way into the state legislature. Titled ‘Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act’, the bill will provide in-state productions with a 30 percent tax credit for qualified film production expenses. If approved, the bill will go into effect on July…

Superbowl LII 2018 Commercial Previews

02.02.2018 Featured, Industry, Trends

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots this Sunday in Super Bowl LII. The televised sporting event draws over a hundred million viewers each year. While the game may be the main event, it’s not the only competition on the screen. The Super Bowl is that one special time of the year viewers actually want to watch…

The Future of Film Production in New Jersey

New Jersey has been the backdrop for hundreds of films and productions, many of which are familiar to audiences nationwide. The Garden State boasts a wide range of neighborhoods and shooting locations, which have accommodated everything from Blockbuster titles like ‘War of the Worlds’ and ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ to television series such as ‘The Sopranos’ and…

Making Art Away From Somewhere

11.16.2017 Industry

We traipsed around Los Angeles for a week, my wife’s pregnant belly growing rounder with each passing day. Finally, two years after our marriage, we decided to take a honeymoon and for the first time, I found myself in one of my favorite cities on Earth without an agenda. I had no band behind me,…

Behind The Scenes: ‘Mindhunter’

11.09.2017 Industry

Netflix debuted a new psychological thriller this year with Mindhunter, a crime drama based on the book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit. The series was directed by David Fincher and follows a FBI hostage negotiator as he dives into the minds of serial killers and their behaviors.

‘House of Cards’ Production Suspended

11.06.2017 Industry

Netflix announced last Tuesday it was suspending production for the final season of the hit show “House of Cards”, following accusations of unwanted sexual advancements against its star Kevin Spacey. Netflix and Media Rights Capital, the studio behind the show, said in a statement that production was being halted “to give us time to review…

New ARRI Product Releases: Skypanels, Wireless System, and Lanterns

09.15.2017 Industry

When it comes to stage lighting, ARRI is no doubt one of the heavy weights – and as such, what better way to celebrate their recent 100 year anniversary than to release more lighting products? The lighting manufacturer made several product release announcements this week, a day after its centennial anniversary.

New Original TV Shows and Movies Coming to Netflix in September

08.31.2017 Culture, Industry

As another month passes, it is time again for Netflix to pull and release TV shows and Movies from their streaming services. Although many fans are sad to see their favorite shows go each month, the new releases this month look promising to say the least. There will be 30 New Netflix Originals alone this month. As…