For Panic! At the Disco’s music videos for its new album Viva Las Vengeance, cinematographer Eric Bader and director Brendan Walter took up the task creating unique videos that would make up the different acts of this rock opera. With 12 songs on the album and a tight deadline for the videos, Bader and Brendan trimmed the project to a more manageable six videos.
Am I Being Unreasonable?, the much-anticipated comedy-thriller series co-written by and starring BAFTA award-winner Daisy May Cooper and Selin Hizli, belies its low budget with a cinematic look. Shot by Slater Slater Ling, BSC, and directed by Johnny Campbell, the series is set in a small country village where Nic (Cooper) is lonely, bored in her marriage and haunted by a huge secret. One of the biggest challenges was to move away from a standard low-budget comedy look.
Cinematographer Tat Radcliffe, BSC, chose the Cooke S7/i prime lens range paired with a Sony Venice to shoot the much-anticipated Netflix film adaptation of Matilda the Musical. Although it was important to stay true to the spirit of the stage show the team had to calibrate any sense of artificial stage.
Amazon Studios has officially opened Stage 15, its new virtual production stage, and the formation of the new Amazon Studios Virtual Production department. The stage combines two former stages to accommodate an LED wall that is 80 feet in diameter and 26 feet tall. The first feature film to shoot on the new Stage 15 will be the family holiday comedy Candy Cane Lane, directed by Reggie Hudlin and starring Eddie Murphy.
Inox Leisure, India’s leading multiplex chain, has signed an agreement with GDC Technology Limited to upgrade to GDC’s SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block and install GDC’s Enterprise Series Storage, a dedicated storage playback system designed for an IMB to manage movie content.
Cineplanet Salon, France, has installed Flexound Augmented Audio technology. The multiplex in Salon-de-Provence has nine auditoriums, which are also equipped with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X sound technology.
The Kanakia Group is aggressively acquiring more movie theatres across India to consolidate its position as a premium exhibitor.
PVR Cinemas has opened Kerala's first Imax in its new a 12-screen multiplex at the Lulu Mall in the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram. The cinema will be opened to the public on December 5.
Inox today announced the launch of its second multiplex in the Indian city of Mysuru at Centro. The new multiplex has four auditoriums with a total of 474 seats. Inox now operates 16 multiplexes with 66 screens in the state of Karnataka.
Showcase Cinemas today announced the official opening of its newest theatre, the Showcase Cinema de Lux Hanover Crossing, in Hanover, Massachusetts. Serving the entire South Shore community, the new theatre will open with films including the much-anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Lyle, Lyle Crocodile, Black Adam, and She Said.