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Older Movies With Special Effects That Still Hold

October 19, 2021, 08:52 AM


Today, special effects often just don't feel very ... well, special. Audiences have become so accustomed to block-busting explosions, planet-piercing laser beams, invincible superheroes and light-speeding spaceships that we've grown inured to visuals that attempt to turn fantasy into reality. This is unfair, of course, to the under-appreciated VFX crews working to the bone to make visual magic happen, but after decades of a Hollywood visual arms race, perfection has become the bare minimum requi...

IATSE Deal May Be Rejected By Union Members Unhapp

October 19, 2021, 08:51 AM


It seemed like possible good news when the IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) and AMPTP (Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers) had agreed on a new three-year contract, narrowly avoiding the first IATSE strike since World War II. The IATSE sought better working hours, an increase to the cost of living base wages, and a renegotiation of the 2009 "New Media" deal that had jeopardized IATSE members' healthcare and pensions when working for streamers or oth...

IATSE Strikes Deal Union Crew May Not Ratify

October 18, 2021, 08:39 AM


Saturday evening IATSE claimed victory with a “landmark” tentative agreement with the AMPTP for new three-year contract for its West Coast Film and Television Workers, who were prepared to go on strike in just little over 24 hours. Negotiations still continue over the Area Standards Agreement, governing production in major production hubs like New Mexico, Georgia, and Louisiana.

IATSE And AMPTP Reach a Deal Averting Nationwide

October 18, 2021, 08:38 AM


Negotiators from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have reached a deal for a new three-year contract, averting a strike that would have shut down film and TV production across the country.

Why Hollywood loves this creepy bird call

October 16, 2021, 11:32 AM


Once you hear it, you can’t unhear it. Sorry!

Tools and Training for Professional Film Colorists

October 16, 2021, 11:32 AM


Professional color grading tools and training for film colorists reviewed and explained with discounts and free downloads! The post Tools and Training for Professional Film Colorists first appeared on Jonny Elwyn - Film Editor.

The more digital you get, the more analogue you become

October 15, 2021, 08:58 AM


Better digital technology brings you closer back to the analogue world.

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