August 1, 2017

  • 9-Aug-2017
    August 2017
    In This Issue:

    - Director's Chair: Matt Reeves — War For the Planet of the Apes
    - Audio For Streamed Series: GLOW, The Crown, Alias Grace & Lost In Oz
    - Music Videos: Jay-Z, Pussy Riot, Alexander Jean & more
    - Review: BenQ's 27-inch PV270 monitor
    ...and much more!

Departments

  • Audio: <I>Baby Driver </I>
    Audio: Baby Driver

    The new critically-acclaimed film, Baby Driver, from TriStar Pictures (Sony Pictures Entertainment) and writer/director Edgar Wright, follows the story of Baby (actor Ansel Elgort), a young getaway dr ...

    August 18, 2017

Features

  • Music Video: Alexander Jean — <I>Paper Planes</I>
    Music Video: Alexander Jean — Paper Planes

    Indie duo Alexander Jean, made up of BC Jean and Mark Ballas, recently released a new music video that was inspired by their wedding nuptials. Directed, shot and edited by Lightfield Lewis, Paper Plan ...

    August 8, 2017

  • Music Video: Jay-Z — <I>Bam</I>
    Music Video: Jay-Z — Bam

    Jay-Z’s latest release is part music video, part documentary film. Bam takes the artist to Jamaica, where he explores the neighborhood known as the birthplace of late reggae legend Bob Marley. Directe ...

    August 9, 2017

  • Music Video: Kevin Lyttle — <I>Slow Motion</I>
    Music Video: Kevin Lyttle — Slow Motion

    Soca artist Kevin Lyttle recently teamed with Miami-based director Raymond Castellon to create a new video for his track, Slow Motion. The video was shot on location in Cuba and has a tropical, Carniv ...

    August 8, 2017

  • Music Video: Pussy Riot — <I>Straight Outta Vagina</I>
    Music Video: Pussy Riot — Straight Outta Vagina

    Moscow’s Pussy Riot garnered headlines — and even jail time — for their provocative performances in the past. The female band’s latest music video, Straight Outta Vagina, may likely do the same.

    August 8, 2017

  • Music Video: Sawthis — <I>The Burning Place</I>
    Music Video: Sawthis — The Burning Place

    Sawthis is an Italian metal band that combines elements of thrash, groove and atmospheric soundscapes. Signed to the Denmark-based label Mighty Music, the band released their Babhell album earlier thi ...

    August 11, 2017

  • Music Video: The Afghan Whigs — <I>Oriole</I>
    Music Video: The Afghan Whigs — Oriole

    Oscar Oboza, colorist at Nice Shoes’ Minneapolis location, recently completed work on his second music video for The Afghan Whigs. Oboza, whose room is located within Volt Studios in Minneapolis, init ...

    August 10, 2017

  • Netflix's <I>The Crown</I>
    Netflix's The Crown

    Rumor has it that the real Queen Elizabeth watches Netflix’s biographical drama, The Crown. Considering it’s a series about her life and reign, that’s not too surprising (although it’s difficult to im ...

    September 1, 2017

Web Exclusives

  • Audio: Mixing Converse's 'Forever Chuck' social media campaign
    Audio: Mixing Converse's 'Forever Chuck' social media campaign

    Justin Kooy is a sound designer & mixer at Sound Lounge in New York City. He recently completed work on a new media camaign for Converse that uses social media channels and noted celebrities to ce ...

    August 9, 2017

  • Capturing the Solar Eclipse in 4K
    Capturing the Solar Eclipse in 4K

    PAYETTE, ID — Josh Wiese and his teammates set out to film the solar eclipse this week — the first total eclipse to cross the US coast-to-coast for almost a century — using a Sony FS7 and Atomos Ninja ...

    August 23, 2017

  • Editing: <I>Atomic Blonde</I>
    Editing: Atomic Blonde

    Focus Features’ latest release, Atomic Blonde, stars Charlize Theron as the crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service. Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spy, sensuality a ...

    August 9, 2017

  • Film: <I>Annabelle: Creation</I>
    Film: Annabelle: Creation

    BURBANK, CA — Warner Bros.’ Annabelle: Creation hit theaters on August 11th and saw opening weekend success, leading all other films with $35M at the box office. The horror feature is the follow-up to ...

    August 15, 2017

  • Music Video: Depeche Mode — <I>Going Backwards</I>
    Music Video: Depeche Mode — Going Backwards

    Timothy Saccenti, a director and photographer that I frequently work with, called me up and told me that he was shooting a series of videos for Depeche Mode and that they wanted to do something differ ...

    August 9, 2017

  • Online: Dr. Pepper's new social media campaigns
    Online: Dr. Pepper's new social media campaigns

    DALLAS — Full service production/post house Charlieuniformtango (www.charlieuniformtango.com) recently partnered with The Richards Group to create fun social media campaigns for Dr. Pepper. One campai ...

    August 18, 2017

  • Q&A: Thinkbox Software's Chris Bond
    Q&A: Thinkbox Software's Chris Bond

    WINNIPEG, CANADA — Thinkbox (www.thinkboxsoftware.com), an Amazon company, recently announced the availability of its Deadline 10, the latest version of the compute management software that makes rend ...

    August 29, 2017

Reviews

  • Review: BenQ's 27-inch PV270 monitor
    Review: BenQ's 27-inch PV270 monitor

    With the introduction of the free version of Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve a few years ago, there has been an explosion of would-be colorists. It’s great to see so many people caring not only abou ...

    August 9, 2017