Post Category: Industry

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…

New Ways to Watch The Latest Feature Films

08.25.2017 Industry

With the rise of streaming and digital on-demand content, Comcast, Amazon, and Apple are set to release a new “movie rental service”. According an article published by the Hollywood Reporter, the VOD (Video on Demand) service in discussion would provide subscribers with the latest blockbuster films 30 – 45 days after the film has been released in theaters. The three…

“The Spoils of War” : Game of Thrones Behind The Scenes and Recap

08.14.2017 Culture, Industry

Game of Thrones has undeniably become one of the most talked about Television Shows of our time. Whether you follow the series or not, it is almost impossible to avoid the hype on social media or by word of mouth between your friends. In a video released by the Game of Thrones Youtube Channel, the…

Disney to Pull Content from Netflix by 2019

08.11.2017 Culture, Industry

Disney reported on Tuesday that they intend on removing all of its movies and television shows from the Netflix streaming service by the end of 2018. This decision is to ultimately make way for Disney’s very own streaming service to come in 2019. Consequentially, Netflix stock fell five percent after the separation announcement according to Forbes.…

Useful Smartphone Apps for Film / TV Production

08.04.2017 Industry

With the rising use of smartphones in our daily lives, it’s easy to forget how valuable of a tool it can be professionally. If you have a smartphone sitting in your pocket right now, you have access to many different tools that could make your life easier while on set. Whether you are an experienced crew…

Brief History of Remote Phosphor LEDs

07.25.2017 Industry

In today’s film industry, it is becoming more and more common place to use Remote Phosphor LEDs. Well, what exactly is a LED light? What makes it different from other lights?