VFX Legion crafted more than 170 effects for Totally Killer, director Nahnatchka Khan’s horror-comedy from Amazon MGM Studios and Blumhouse Television.
Production & Post-Production
Storyline Studios is a Scandinavian film production company that offers camera rentals, editing, effects, sound design and more in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. As the leading film production facility in Norway, the company has around 50 employees that cover the entire creative process from production and post-production to mastering and finalization. With studios in Mølleparken and Akerselva connected via fiber, Storyline wanted to upgrade the sound system in its premier screening room and mixing studio to provide an elegant and intuitive environment for finishing projects. To this end, Storyline turned to leading distributor Lydrommet to outfit the facility with AV networking and control solutions from AMX and BSS.
Christie Digital Systems is partnering with the film festival SXSW Sydney, which is being held now in Australia for the first time through October 22.
Cinionic debuted a new Barco laser projector designed specifically for post-production today in a special first-look demo at the SMPTE 2023 Media Technology Summit in Hollywood. Part of the company’s award-winning Barco Series 4 laser family, the Barco Series 4 SP4K-P is the first laser projector developed exclusively to meet the unique needs of the post-production community.
FilmLight has revealed the nominees for the 2023 FilmLight Color Awards. In their third year, the awards attracted more than 400 entries from 45 countries across the globe and the independent jury of cinematographers, colorists and creatives – lead this year by Lawrence Sher, ASC – has announced a list of 22 nominees across five categories.
SMPTE, the society for motion picture producers, technology, and engineers, has announced the recipients for this year's Progress Medal. This year, John Christopher Gaeta and Kim Libreri will be recognized for their vast contributions to emerging technologies in cinema and beyond, including virtual cinema, volumetric capture, and most notably, Bullet Time, which was pioneered on the original Matrix film trilogy.
The DTLA Film Festival – a leading showcase for independent film in the historic center of the Film Capital of the World – has announced its lineup of short films that will premiere at its 15th annual edition, November 1-5 at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.
The National Film Authority of Ghana has announced a strategic partnership with FilmOne Group, Nigeria, and Silverbird Cinema, Ghana, to host the inaugural Africa Cinema Summit scheduled to take place November 14-16 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel and Silverbird Cinema in Accra, Ghana.
Alamiya has announced the acquisition of Lyra Pictures in its latest expansion into the cinema and media industry by the Saudi entertainment company. The newly formed partnership, which the companies say is transformative, marks a significant step toward the development of film production in the region.
The 15th annual DTLA Film Festival, set to run from November 1-5 at the Regal L.A. Live, has announced its full feature lineup. A total of 15 feature-length films are slated to screen alongside 15 shorts, web series and TV pilots, with each making their World Premiere, US Premiere, West Coast Premiere, or Los Angeles Premiere.