Monday, January 23, 2017

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Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
Coleman, Friedberg, Gordean To Receive American Cinema Editors' Heritage Award
American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present film editors and ACE members Lori Jane Coleman, ACE, Diana Friedberg, ACE and William Gordean, ACE with the organization’s Heritage Award at the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 27, in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel...
Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
Art Directors Guild Names Brad Bird Recipient of Cinematic Imagery Award
Two-time Oscar®-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird, whose films have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG) at its 21st Annual Art Directors Guild’s...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
Director Dee Rees' "Mudbound" Makes Auspicious Debut At Sundance
Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic "Mudbound." Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn't fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had audiences raving and...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
Moviegoers Make "Split' Decision as Shyamalan's Film Tops Box Office
M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Though many were focused on Friday's presidential inauguration and Saturday's nationwide women's marches, "...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
"La La Land" Earns Best Picture Distinction At London Critics’ Circle Film Awards
While it landed just one win in the five categories in which it was nominated, La La Land still came away with the big prize, Film of the Year, at the 37th annual London Critics’ Circle Film Awards held Sunday (1/22) at the May Fair Hotel. Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight and Love & Friendship...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
Female Animators Draw Away Gender Bias At CalArts
The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men. Now, nearly three-quarters of CalArts' more than 250 animation students are women, and...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
Thelma Schoonmaker Reflects On "Silence," Editing For Scorsese and Powell
Thelma Schoonmaker would still be working on Martin Scorsese's "Silence" if she could. The legendary editor is sitting in the Midtown Manhattan office where she cut Scorsese's latest, his deeply felt spiritual epic about Jesuit priests in feudal Japan. Schoonmaker sits in between her monitors and...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
Director Adam Sobel Brings "Workers Cup" Documentary To Sundance
Director Adam Sobel never intended to end up in Qatar, but it was 2010, jobs were scarce in the U.S. and his longtime girlfriend — now his wife — had just been offered a job teaching at a Northwestern University Qatar. So they went. While there, Sobel found work with a local production company that...
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
"Before I Fall" Bows At Sundance With Distribution Deal In Place
"Before I Fall" begins by telling the audience that you're watching the last day of its heroine's life. Yes, 17-year-old Samantha (Zoey Deutch) is about to die. You don't know when, or where, or how it'll happen, but after it does, she wakes up again in her bed, sweaty and disoriented, to find that...
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
Tax Credit Details Hard To Come By For Marathon Bombing Film Productions
Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location last year to bring the story to the silver screen, but not all the for-profit productions have been forthcoming about the taxpayer-funded benefits they're seeking or have already received for filming in Massachusetts. "...