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Inside a Video Game Voice Over Studio

Take a peak inside the recording studio where the voice over is recorded for Defense Grid 2 Jennifer Hale asks a few questions about the character. That’s less than 30 seconds after she walks in the room. Her arrival prompts the usual bit of Hollywood hug and kiss, and some hello-how-are-yous, but then it’s down Read MoreRead More

The Pow! Bang! Bam! Plan to Save Marvel, Starring B-List Heroes

Devin Leonard profiles Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios and how he turned a cast of lesser superheroes into consistent box office gold. Hundreds of fans had been waiting for hours behind the police barricades on Hollywood Boulevard, in front of the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles. Many of them wore Captain America masks Read MoreRead More

John Landis Rails Against Studios: ‘They’re Not in the Movie Business Anymore’

At the Mar del Plata fest, the “Animal House” director decried “vampire” tech giants and the state of the industry: “Now if a movie doesn’t make money its first two days, you’re f—ed!” MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina – ”The studios are not in the movie business anymore,” said filmmaker and producer John Landis to a group of reporters Read MoreRead More

The Book to Film Business – I think I read that movie before…

Neil Turitz looks at the business of turning the written word medium into moving pictures and the trends in Hollywood and Television. When thinking of movies that have been adapted from other mediums, most would probably assume that the original idea came from a book. Despite the rise of more-popular-than-ever remakes, and a spat of Read MoreRead More

Will Netflix Become the Next Big Hollywood Studio?

With the success of ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘House of Cards,’ is the service poised to make feature-length films? No doubt you’ve heard plenty about the return of Arrested Development for a fourth season, this time on Netflix, which paid to resurrect the old Fox sitcom for 15 streaming-only episodes. It follows on the heels of Netflix’s successful Read MoreRead More

Inside Teri Campbell’s Food Photography Studio

Take a tour of food photographer Teri Campbell’s beautiful studio. Typical photography studios are defined by their high ceilings, lack of windows, piles of equipment and sparse furnishings. But when I began renovating my current studio, (twelve years ago), I knew I wanted something different. I wanted a space that was bright and made my Read MoreRead More

The New “Soft” Money

Forget the fairy tale of Kickstarter enabling Zach Braff the freedom to have director’s cut. The real success story is not how that money can be put into use in production but what it means in the eyes of producers and money men. They may not have realized this but more than forty-six thousand individuals Read MoreRead More

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