Closing out this year's Produced By Conference was none other than Producer/Director/Writer Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now) who had some inspiring personal words to say to the filmmakers in the room.
We continue to dive into today’s entertainment business world and learn from entrepreneurs who are striving to grow their business.
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) recently announced the winners of the Camera Operator of the Year Awards in film and television at its 2014 Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards. Peter Taylor (Gravity) Wins Camera Operator of the Year for Feature Film and Don Devine (Mad Men) Wins Camera Operator of the Year for Television. (Both pictured above)
Sundance Institute this evening announced the Jury, Audience and other special awards of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival at the feature film Awards Ceremony, hosted by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, in Park City, Utah. Video of the ceremony in its entirety is available at www.sundance.org/live.
New Zealand is pushing heavily to attract more productions and has come out with a new perk for filmmakers. The government recently announced changes to the structure and level of support for film and television productions, including raising the baseline screen incentive for international film and television production to 20%.
Where but Locations Show do thousands of producers, directors, location managers, executives, entrepreneurs, and creative professionals go for face-to-face access to the world’s most experienced film commissioners, their far-reaching locations and $2 billion of incentives. From Hollywood to Bollywood, Norway to Vegas, British Columbia to Singapore, Oklahoma to Gran Canaria…only one event bring you hundreds of options to explore for your next project!
When it comes to reality TV production, what we don’t know won’t hurt us. So say the networks behind the myriad of reality television shows populating our airwaves for the last decade. But P3 has recently taken a look behind the scenes of reality TV, and what we found is pretty interesting. Directors and cinematographers at Bravo TV now reveal the technology, gear, crew power and techniques they need to bring today’s top reality shows to life.
NewTek a leader in 3D animation announced today a powerful new version of it's Emmy Emmy® Award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software LightWave™ 11. LightWave 11 fits into any studio pipeline seamlessly, offering support for Autodesk Geometry Cache and FBX, including pixel-perfect camera matching with Autodesk Maya cameras. It also supports the Unity game engine and Pixologic GoZ ZBrush workflow, making it ideal for all production environments, including smaller specialized studios and individual artists.