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November 1, 2015

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    November 1, 2015
    In this issue:

    Director's Chair: Francis Lawrence — The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
    Restoration: Preserving classics for future generations
    Animation: The Peanuts Movie
    Primetime: Fox's Scream Queens
    Review: AJA's CION camera
    ...and much more!

Departments

  • Audio: 'Ash vs Evil Dead'
    Audio: 'Ash vs Evil Dead'

    BURBANK, CA — Award-winning Foley mixer John Sanacore has worked on hundreds of projects, from Oscar-winning films that include Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker and Birdman, to Emmy-winning series li ...

    December 1, 2015

  • Director's Chair: Francis Lawrence - 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2'
    Director's Chair: Francis Lawrence - 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2'

    Director/producer Francis Lawrence got his start — and honed his skills — directing music videos for such A-listers as Beyonce, Jay Z, Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Pink, Britney Spears and J. Lo, and com ...

    November 23, 2015

  • Workflow: AMC's 'Into the Badlands'
    Workflow: AMC's 'Into the Badlands'

    NEW ORLEANS — AMC’s new six-part series Into the Badlands premieres on November 15th. The show is set centuries from now, at a time when a feudal society has emerged in the wake of civilization's dest ...

    November 17, 2015

Features

  • Animation: 'The Peanuts Movie'
    Animation: 'The Peanuts Movie'

    Three years ago, the team at Blue Sky Studios (blueskystudios.com) was just finishing up work on Ice Age: Continental Drift, when it was approached by the family of “Peanuts” creator Charles M. Schulz ...

    November 6, 2015

Web Exclusives

  • 'Bridge of Spies' — Michael Kahn edits Steven Spielberg's latest film
    'Bridge of Spies' — Michael Kahn edits Steven Spielberg's latest film

    LOS ANGELES — At 79 years young, Michael Kahn was busy editing by 7am in his LA studio before jumping on the phone with Post to speak about his recent work on Steven Spielberg’s latest spy drama, Brid ...

    November 13, 2015

  • Animation: MPC continues 'Sunny & Steve' series
    Animation: MPC continues 'Sunny & Steve' series

    NEW YORK — MPC (moving-picture.com), here, recently completed work on the second installment in its MPC Shorts series, Sunny & Steve. In Sunny & Steve Meet Sally, the office worker and his pla ...

    November 24, 2015

  • Edit This!: 'My All American'
    Edit This!: 'My All American'

    My All American, the latest offering from writer/filmmaker Angelo Pizzo ( Rudy, Hoosiers ), which stars Aaron Eckhart and Finn Wittrock, tells the story of Freddie Steinmark, an underdog looking to ma ...

    November 23, 2015

  • Edit This!: 'Suffragette'
    Edit This!: 'Suffragette'

    Director Sarah Gavron delves into late 19th/early 20th century Britain with her latest film, Suffragette, which presents a look at some of the pioneers of the early feminist movement. Many who laid th ...

    November 9, 2015

  • Open House: NYC's Man Made Music
    Open House: NYC's Man Made Music

    NEW YORK — Post got a tour of Man Made Music’s new penthouse studio in lower Manhattan recently. Located at 50 Broad Street, the 20th floor facility occupies 8,000-square feet, with another 4,000 avai ...

    November 9, 2015

  • Restoration: 'Belladonna of Sadness'
    Restoration: 'Belladonna of Sadness'

    LOS ANGELES — Cinelicious Pics (http://www.cineliciouspics.com), SpectreVision and the Cinefamily recently joined forces to present a newly-restored 4K version of the 1973 Japanese anime feature, Bell ...

    November 17, 2015

  • Restoration: 'The Power And The Glory'
    Restoration: 'The Power And The Glory'

    HOLLYWOOD — The 1933 20th Century Fox drama The Power and the Glory, directed by William K. Howard, tells the story of a ruthless railroad tycoon who works his way up from track walker to president of ...

    November 10, 2015

  • Restoration: 'You Can't Take It With You'
    Restoration: 'You Can't Take It With You'

    CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures recently completed a 4K restoration of Frank Capra’s Academy Award-winning 1938 romantic comedy You Can’t Take It With You for Blu-ray release on December 8th. The proj ...

    November 9, 2015

  • Special Report: HP's reinvention
    Special Report: HP's reinvention

    HP has been busy lately. Very busy. First, it recently split into two companies: HP Inc. (PC and printer operations) and HP Enterprise (software and services). Then, during a media event in New York t ...

    November 16, 2015

  • Tutorial: Character development with Reallusion's Character Creator
    Tutorial: Character development with Reallusion's Character Creator

    Creating compelling characters without the help of a 3D modeling guru has always been a challenge. In the following tutorial, we give animators a hands-on with a new tool from Reallusion that pushes t ...

    November 16, 2015

  • VFX: 'Spectre'
    VFX: 'Spectre'

    LONDON — Cinesite (www.cinesite.com) VFX supervisor Zave Jackson recently took some time out to talk about the studio’s work on the new James Bond film, Spectre. In the Sony Pictures feature, a crypti ...

    November 20, 2015