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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
A Dozen New Arrivals Worth Watching This Upcoming TV Season
The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs. Nowadays, watching TV isn’t even limited to TV screens, while dozens of channels are spewing out new series for the modern pampered audience...
Monday, Aug. 22, 2016
Review: Writer-Director Jonathan Jakubowicz's "Hands of Stone" 
"Hands of Stone " is a sprawling yet fairly conventional biopic about the Panamanian boxing champion Roberto Duran - a man The Associated Press once declared the 7th greatest fighter and No. 1 lightweight of the 20th century. For the uninitiated, the title refers to Duran's nickname. He was known...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
VR & AR: The Mill Creates Immersive Experiences
This is the first in a series of VR & AR sponsored features. In SHOOT’s just released Mid-year Survey, Vic Palumbo, partner, director of production at Deutsch, noted that the industry has seen virtual reality and augmented reality go mainstream. Regarding VR and AR specifically, Palumbo...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
"Why I Love Sound"
In this column sponsored by Beacon Street Studios, executive agency producer Ross Plummer sounds off on the value of sound as it relates to storytelling. It is often the most overlooked part of production by many Creatives and agency personnel. The bolt-on at the end. Sound is my favorite part of...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
VFX News And Developments for August 2016
Santa Monica and Melbourne-based creative studio Luma has hired industry mainstay Jill Gilbert as executive producer of animated content. Based out of the Santa Monica office, Gilbert will be responsible for the oversight, development and management of Luma Toons original animated content and...
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016
Review: Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's "Ben Hur"
Remaking a film that won 11 Academy Awards invites inevitable comparison, but the latest adaptation of "Ben-Hur" distinguishes itself from William Wyler's 1959 epic by retooling key character and story elements. It's still a big, biblical-era tale of power, loyalty and vengeance, only refocused...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
Ad Agency Mid-year Survey: VR, In-House Production, Brands As Publishers
Andy Clarke, executive creative director of Publicis New York, observed, “If anyone hasn’t woken up to the world of VR then I encourage you to immerse yourself into it quickly. It’s an insane piece of technology. My sense is that most marketers are using it in a rational and educational way but...
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016
Review: Director/Co-Writer Todd Phillips' "War Dogs"
"War Dogs " is too good of a true story not to get the Hollywood treatment, even if the end result doesn't entirely do justice to the moral ambiguities and larger geopolitical implications of one of the craziest hustles in modern American history. Essentially, in 2007, a couple of 20-something...
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016
Review: Laika's Travis Knight Makes Directorial Debut With "Kubo and the Two Strings"
Early in "Kubo and the Two Strings," our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a Kurosawa film, but with greater bustle. Kubo, a young boy with bangs draped over his patched eye, is no traditional warrior. He sits down, pulls out...
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016
Presidential Campaign Ads, Political Marketing On Display To Show How Voters Are Wooed
A mishmash of voices and music blaring from video screens compete for attention inside a new art exhibit in Ohio looking at the images and sounds of presidential campaign television ads. In another show near New York City that explores how photos affect voters, snapshots of John Kennedy greeting...