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Writers Guild and AMPTP Agree To New Contract

With just under a month to go before their current contract expires, Writers Guild of America West President Christopher Keyser announced on April 1st that the guild had come to a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on a new contract pending ratification by both WGAw and WGA East members. The present contract is set to expire May 1st.

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Editors on Inspiration

Finding passion in your work when it involves long hours and difficult conditions as you labor in a dark room with only your mind and creative energy to turn too can be quite challenging.

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Solotech Takes on Justin Timberlake’s World Tour Audio

Like so many of today’s touring acts, Justin Timberlake’s show is more Las Vegas extravaganza than simple concert. Wireless microphones are a must for the show, which recently completed the first of two North American legs of its eleven month long world tour and is slated to kick off a two month European leg in London on March 30. 

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Inside Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the latest action film from Marvel Studios that will take audiences inside an adventurous world inhabited by iconic comic-book heroes.

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Expert Advice for Location Managers

With over 30 years of experience as a location manager, Michael J. Burmeister has worked on many Hollywood blockbusters, such as True Lies, Terminator Salvation and Edward Scissorhands, and with A-list filmmakers like James Cameron and Michael Bay. “When you’re dealing with [high-profile directors], you don’t want to make any mistakes,” says Burmeister, who most recently worked on Scott Waugh’s action-packed thriller Need for Speed. “At that level they expect perfection. Anything less than perfection is not good.” 

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Steven Spielberg and Director Scott Waugh’s Need for Speed

The recently released action film Need for Speed is all about amazingly high speeds, spectacular car wrecks and authentic racing action — all of which was done without any CGI enhancements. Directed byScott Waugh (Act of Valor) and based on the hugely popular video game series, the film chronicles a cross-country race against time when a mechanic (played by Aaron Paul) sets out for revenge in a high-stakes underground racing tournament after he’s framed for manslaughter by a wealthy ex-NASCAR driver (Dominic Cooper). 

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Panasonic to Preview 4K VariCam

Panasonic aims to preview its developing 4K version of its Varicam digital camera at this years NAB Show in Las Vegas. The camera is geared towards filmmaking, TV production and live event coverage .

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The Don Juans Go Wireless

While shooting The Don Juans in the Czech Republic Oscar-winning Czech director Jiri Menzel (pictured above)  turned to Radim Hladík a renowned location sound engineer, sound editor, mixer, and sound designer to handle both location and post production audio work. 

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The VFX-Heavy World of 300: Rise of an Empire

The new period war epic 300: Rise of an Empire catapults moviegoers into the action-packed, high-seas battle between the Greeks and Persians during the Battle of Salamis. Directed by Noam Murro and produced by Gianni Nunnari, Zack Snyder, Mark Canton, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann, the film stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey and is a sequel to the blockbuster film 300 (directed by Snyder).

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Rob Sephton Joins TODD-SOUNDELUX

Post production sound company TODD-SOUNDELUX recently announced that Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Rob Sephton has joined the organization. Sephton, whose credits include Remember the Titans; Spirited Away; The Smurfs; Pearl Harbor and Armageddon, most recently completed work on The Smurfs 2 for director Raja Gosnell.

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