January/February 2019

  • 8-Feb-2019
    January/February 2019
    In this issue:

    - Oscars Outlook
    - Competition TV: NBC's The Titan Games & America's Got Talent
    - Director's Chair: Adam McKay — Vice
    - VFX: Aquaman & Welcome to Marwen
    - Review:  Blackmagic  Design's  Blackmagic  eGPU
    ...and much more!



Departments

  • Careers: Lucasfilm's Pippa Anderson
    Careers: Lucasfilm's Pippa Anderson

    While many leading film and TV studios look to prove themselves as cutting edge and forward-thinking, always touting groundbreaking new projects and advanced technologies, what goes on behind the scen ...

    February 13, 2019

  • Cinematography: <I>A Star Is Born</I>
    Cinematography: A Star Is Born

    DP Matthew “Matty” Libatique is best known for his work on Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream and Pi. Here, the cinematographer discusses his work on the critical and box office hit, A Star is Born, and ...

    February 12, 2019

Features

  • Oscar Contenders
    Oscar Contenders

    The 91st Academy Awards, which take place on February 24th, are almost here, and the nominations have been made. As usual, the spring and summer releases and biggest box office films of the past year, ...

    February 8, 2019

  • VFX: <I>Aquaman</i>
    VFX: Aquaman

    A big story demands big visual effects. So when Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan brought the origin story of DC Comics’ Aquaman to life, it was a given that Arthur Curry’s journey of disco ...

    February 20, 2019

Web Exclusives

  • Editing: <I>BlacKKKlansman</I>
    Editing: BlacKKKlansman

    Filmmaker Spike Lee once again called on his go-to editor Barry Alexander Brown to cut his latest film, BlacKKKlansman. The feature is nominated for several Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Dir ...

    February 12, 2019

  • Editing: <I>Green Book</I>
    Editing: Green Book

    Universal Pictures’ Green Book brings polar opposites together for a road trip of the South in the early 1960s. Tony ‘Lip’ Vallelonga (portrayed by Viggo Mortensen) is an Italian-American bouncer from ...

    February 12, 2019

  • Editing: <I>The Favourite</I>
    Editing: The Favourite

    The Favourite is receiving considerable Oscar recognition this awards season, tying Vice with 10 nominations. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite’s nominations include those for “Best Picture” ...

    February 12, 2019

  • Filmmaking: <I>Roma</I>
    Filmmaking: Roma

    The most personal project to date from Academy Award-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity), Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in Mexico City’s m ...

    February 13, 2019