October 1, 2015

  • 9-Oct-2015
    October 1, 2015
    In This Issue:
    - Fall TV: Quantico, Supergirl, The Minority Report & more.
    - VFX: The Martian
    - Director's Chair: Joe Wright - Pan
    - Review: Re:Vision Effects' Twixtor plug-in
    - Special Section - VR's emerging technology


  • Director's Chair: Joe Wright - 'Pan'
    Director's Chair: Joe Wright - 'Pan'

    British director/producer Joe Wright first grabbed Hollywood’s attention with his debut film, 2005’s Pride & Prejudice, which won a raft of awards and four Oscar nominations. He followed up with t ...

    October 7, 2015

  • Primetime: CBS's 'Supergirl'
    Primetime: CBS's 'Supergirl'

    Based on the DC Comics character, Supergirl, the new CBS series of the same name, finds the young biological cousin to Superman learning to embrace her powers and embark on a career as a superhero. As ...

    October 26, 2015

  • Primetime: Fox's 'Scream Queens'
    Primetime: Fox's 'Scream Queens'

    From the creative mind of Ryan Murphy, the producer/writer/director and creator behind Glee, Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story and American Crime Story (coming to FX in 2016) is his most recent primetim ...

    October 21, 2015

  • Primetime: NBC's 'Blindspot'
    Primetime: NBC's 'Blindspot'

    A mysterious woman crawls out of a duffel bag in Times Square, suffering from memory loss and covered in tattoos. One of the tattoos bears the name of an FBI agent, and it doesn’t take long before the ...

    October 12, 2015


  • Audio: 'Crimson Peak'
    Audio: 'Crimson Peak'

    Over the course of his career, sound designer Randy Thom, at Skywalker Sound in Marin County, CA (www.skysound.com), says he’s been lucky to work with a few directors who really respect sound as a col ...

    October 16, 2015

  • VFX: 'The Martian'
    VFX: 'The Martian'

    In Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi adventure, The Martian (20th Century Fox), which stars Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Kate Mara, a crew of astronauts on a manned mission to Mars encounter a storm while ...

    October 5, 2015

Web Exclusives

  • Edit This!: 'The Martian'
    Edit This!: 'The Martian'

    Ridley Scott’s sci-fi adventure, The Martian, is holding strong at number one in its second week of release. Already at $37M, the film tells the story of astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) and his wil ...

    October 13, 2015

  • Primetime: SyFy's 'Z Nation'
    Primetime: SyFy's 'Z Nation'

    SPOKANE, WA — North By Northwest Productions (http://nxnw.net) is serving as the production hub for SyFy’s zombie-themed series, Z Nation, which is currently airing its second season. The show revolve ...

    October 15, 2015

  • Reality TV: 'The Marijuana Show'
    Reality TV: 'The Marijuana Show'

    DENVER — The second season of The Marijuana Show (www.themarijuanashow.com) begins shooting this week, bringing with it $10 million in investment capital that’s available to its 20 contestants. Create ...

    October 7, 2015

  • Special Report: Canon & Ron Howard debut 'The Rusted' short film
    Special Report: Canon & Ron Howard debut 'The Rusted' short film

    NEW YORK — Post magazine attended last night’s premiere of the Canon USA/Ron Howard Hollywood short film, The Rusted, based on the winning trailer created for Canon’s Project Imagination: The Trailer ...

    October 23, 2015

  • VFX: 'Goosebumps'
    VFX: 'Goosebumps'

    LOS ANGELES — Moving Picture Company (www.moving-picture.com) created more than 700 VFX for Sony Pictures’ Goosebumps, which was #1 at the box-office the weekend of October 16th. The studio also creat ...

    October 27, 2015

  • Viral Video: 'Ares: Our Greatest Adventure' creates buzz for 'The Martian'
    Viral Video: 'Ares: Our Greatest Adventure' creates buzz for 'The Martian'

    WARSAW, POLAND — Juice (http://juice.pl) helped create a viral teaser that raised attention for Ridley Scott’s new feature, The Martian. The film stars Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on the Red P ...

    October 12, 2015

  • Web Series: 'The Madden 16'
    Web Series: 'The Madden 16'

    BURBANK, CA — Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (http://www.leagueofbuddies.com), the studio behind Adult Swim’s popular Robot Chicken series, recently teamed up with EA Sports to create a new Web series with a ...

    October 12, 2015