January 12, 2020, 2:36 pm
In Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic, The Irishman, a key element to the story involved making the principal actors appear younger than their present ages for scenes set in the film’s past. Chief among the film’s main characters are Robert DeNiro as mob hitman Frank Sheeran, Joe Pesci as gangster Russell Bufalino, and Al Pacino as […]
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February 21, 2020, 1:42 pm
The Academy of Scoring Arts is the leading community dedicated to the art of scoring. The Academy was founded in 2009 from brilliant composer, orchestrator Ron Jones. The list of accomplishments by Jones includes Star Trek: The Next Generation, Family Guy, American Dad, DuckTales, and Fairly Odd Parents. The legend wanted a space that he […] The post The Academy of Scoring Arts appeared first on Below the Line.
February 8, 2020, 5:51 pm
For production sound mixer Mark Ulano, the journey he has taken on Quentin Tarantino’s films has been a decidedly unique experience, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was no exception. “He is very old school,” Ulano said about Tarantino, noting that the universe in which you operate on a film with this director is […] The post Oscar Contender: Sound Mixing and Editing Once Upon a Time in Hollywood appeared first on Below the Line.
January 31, 2020, 4:00 pm
Disney’s The Lion King came out on top at the 18th annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards, winning three trophies including the marquee Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature during Wednesday night’s ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. The Jon Favreau-directed “live action” remake of the cartoon classic also took the award for Outstanding Created […] The post The 18th Annual VES Awards Winners appeared first on Below the Line.
January 30, 2020, 2:04 pm
In undertaking a third Avengers film, Endgame, Marvel visual effects supervisor Dan DeLeeuw relied on his previous experiences at Marvel Studios. “The Marvel system is that they bring you in and get you immersed,” DeLeeuw stated. “I started on second unit on Iron Man 3 and learned the system. Then, [Avengers directors] Joe and Anthony […] The post Oscar Contender: Visual Effects Avengers: Endgame appeared first on Below the Line.
January 30, 2020, 2:03 pm
The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from Ford v Ferrari Steven A. Morrow CAS, Paul Massey CAS, David Giammarco CAS, Tyson Lozensky, David Betancourt, and Richard Duarte. Top honors for Motion Picture – Animated went to Toy Story 4 and the sound […] The post 56th Annual CAS Awards Winners appeared first on Below the Line.
January 30, 2020, 2:02 pm
When visual effects supervisor Elliot Newman joined the team of The Lion King (2019), creating photorealistic hair for the numerous animals in the story was perhaps the most vital aspect of production. “It had been a year-and-a-half since Jungle Book, and, how do we do better?” Newman wondered about his previous film with The Lion King […] The post Oscar Contender: Visual Effects The Lion King appeared first on Below the Line.
January 30, 2020, 2:02 pm
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have elected Mark Lanza as president. Lanza is an award-winning supervising sound editor and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer. His two-year term as president begins in January. He succeeds Tom McCarthy. Also elected to the MPSE board are Steve Urban as secretary and Jeremy Gordon as treasurer. They […] The post MPSE Newly Elected President Mark Lanza appeared first on Below the Line.
January 22, 2020, 3:39 pm
HOLLYWOOD—January 19, 2020—During a black-tie ceremony at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, the Motion Picture Sound Editors presented the 67th MPSE Annual Golden Reel Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, special venue and other media. Top Feature Film honors were […] The post The Power of Sound – MPSE 67th Annual Golden Reel Awards appeare...
January 20, 2020, 1:55 pm
The American Cinema Editors (ACE) 70th Annual Eddie Awards – the longest running below-the-line award show and third longest award show behind the Golden Globes and Oscars – took place at the Beverly Hilton Friday, January 17th, 2020. After a montage highlighting the best drama film editing of the last five decades, ACE President Stephen […] The post The 70th Annual ACE Eddie Awards appeared first on Below the Line.
January 19, 2020, 4:23 pm
Bong Jong Ho’s South Korean film Parasite continued its remarkable awards-season run tonight, winning the top prize for editor Jimmo Yang at the 70th annual ACE Eddie Awards. It’s the first time the American Cinema Editors has given its marquee Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) award to a foreign-language pic. Searchlight Pictures’ Nazi sendup Jojo […] The post ACE Eddie Awards 2020 Winners appeared first on Below the Line.
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