Production & Post-Production

Break+Enter Created Effects for The Pentaverate

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 12:56 -- Nick Dager

Break+Enter served as principal visual effects provider for The Pentaverate, the new Netflix comedy series created by and starring Mike Myers. The studio was involved in the project from pre-production, with visual effects supervisor Taylor Tulip-Close leading the team in designing and executing scores of complex visuals for the series about an unlikely Canadian journalist who finds himself embroiled in a mission to uncover the truth and just possibly save the world himself.

Goldcrest Post Provides Sound Editorial, Mixing on Billions

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 12:51 -- Nick Dager

Goldcrest Post is currently providing sound editorial and mixing for the sixth season of Billions, Showtime’s critically acclaimed and popularly received drama about power politics in the world of high finance. Supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer Gregg Swiatlowski and re-recording mixer Eric Hirsch lead the sound team, as they have from the show’s first season, delivering a soundtrack that blends the show’s razor-sharp dialogue with iconic pop songs and sound effects that capture the rarified ambiance of Wall Street brokerage houses and other hangouts of the super-rich. The show was recently renewed for a seventh season.

Post Professionals Celebrate the Pivotal 1990s

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 12:37 -- Nick Dager

More than 350 post-production professionals assembled last month at The Sunset Room in Hollywood to reconnect with former colleagues and celebrate the 1990s, a decade in which the industry they love changed forever. Held under the auspices of the 90s Los Angeles Post Production Veterans Facebook group, the event drew editors, colorists, sound mixers, visual effects artists, engineers, sales reps, executives and others who manned the frontlines as facilities negotiated monumental shifts in technology, workflows and business models.

Arri Unveils the Alexa 35 Digital Cinema Camera

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:40 -- Nick Dager

Arri has unveiled the Alexa 35 digital cinema camera, a 4K Super 35 camera that the company says elevates digital cinematography to unprecedented heights. Arri’s first new sensor in 12 years builds on the evolution of the Alexa family over that period, delivering 2.5 stops more dynamic range, better low light performance, and richer colors. The new Reveal Color Science takes full advantage of the sensor’s image quality, while Arri Textures enhance in-camera creativity. Easy operation, robust build quality, new accessories, and a complete new mechanical support system round out the Alexa 35 platform.

Cine Gear Expo LA Begins June 9

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:33 -- Nick Dager

Cine Gear Expo LA is coming back, in person June 9-12, with its hallmark exhibits, film competition, seminars, screenings, and world class hobnobbing. It's the place to reconnect with colleagues, friends, and collaborators in the casual LA Cine Gear style at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Technological Cinevideo Services Now Headquartered in Brooklyn

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:29 -- Nick Dager

Technological Cinevideo Services has relocated to expanded headquarters in New York City's booming Brooklyn Navy Yard. Double the size of their previous location, the new 20,000-plus square foot facility is designed to meet the growing needs of feature films, scripted and unscripted television, commercials and other productions working on the East Coast, and worldwide. The facility is now open.

11 Dollar Bill Hires Mike Negri and Brenna Cherry

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:24 -- Nick Dager

Mike Negri, producer of the Emmy Award-winning documentary The Alpinist and the SXSW Audience Award-winning documentary The Dawn Wall, has joined 11 Dollar Bill as senior producer. Negri, who brings extensive experience in film, television, advertising and branded content, will be based out of the company’s facility in Boulder and support projects originating there and at its Chicago and Raleigh locations. 11 Dollar Bill has also hired Brenna Cherry as an assistant editor and post-production scheduler as it moves to keep pace with a surge in new projects.

Arsenal FX Color Adding Satellite Operations

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:19 -- Nick Dager

ArsenalFX Color is celebrating its tenth anniversary with an ambitious, effort to grow and extend its reach. The boutique post-production facility, which provides dailies, color, finishing and visual effects services for television and film is planning to relocate to a new, standalone facility in Santa Monica. Additionally, having successfully operated a satellite facility in Atlanta for the past five years, it intends to open new satellite operations in production centers around the U.S. and Canada with one slated to open in Albuquerque, New Mexico this fall. It will offer dailies and post services for television and film productions operating in the state.

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