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Minding The Gap is a fascinating coming of age documentary featuring the adventures of a group of young male friends as they skate around their hometown in Illinois. But the film is far more than a celebration of skateboarding as a sport and a subculture – it’s also an exploration of male friendship and masculinity crafted by the young men who actually lived it.
AbelCine recently hosted an Open House at their Burbank facility to celebrate its renovation and expansion. An estimated 300 people attended throughout the day, participating in seminars, chatting with AbelCine’s technical specialists and staff, and networking with colleagues.Over the course of the day, AbelCine’s brand new theaters were packed for free technical seminars on a variety of topics, including ARRI Cameras & Accessories, Sony Super35 Camera Systems, Canon Cinema EOS, and the Phantom Flex4K. Cinematographer and director Sony Behar teamed up with AbelCine’s Andy Shipsides for a presentation on “Choosing the Right Camera.”
This October marks the silver anniversary of AbelCine, the respected equipment services provider known for their longtime support of the production community. President & CEO Pete Abel, who co-founded the company with his brother Rich in 1989, discusses what has shaped AbelCine’s development over the last 25 years.
In 1993 Garson Yu, Founder/Creative Director of the award-winning 20-year-old company yU+co, was a young designer with the then leading design studio R/GA LA working on his first title sequence design project for the film “The Joy Luck Club,” the first Hollywood film with an all Asian cast.
Heartstrings is an anthology series inspired by Parton's beloved songs. Because each episode was its own unique story - each episode needed a new set and design to fit the respective setting, era, and protagonist. From “J.J. Sneed," taking place in the old west, to “Down from Dover," taking place in the Vietnam War era, to “Jolene," which is set in modern day American South, it was Production Designer Ina Mayhew’s job to create sets that accurately represented each era and most importantly represented the message of each Dolly Parton classic.
Everyone’s heard of Sundance, Tribeca and Cannes. What everyone doesn’t know is that there are great festivals out there just as inspiring, that are sometimes overlooked or underrated. We’re not saying you shouldn’t try and submit your work to some of the more “popular” film fests, but the other fests need love too! (Plus, it’s a great way to gain feedback while learning and meeting new people, instead of getting lost in the shuffle at the bigger events.) Listed are our picks of underrated festivals across the globe that should be given a reel chance. You never know, one of them might just spark your filmmaking fancy…
Co-directors Brian Stillman and Kelley Slagle take us on a journey with the latest documentary Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons and Dragons, from the role-playing game’s 1980s introduction to its modern heyday, celebrating the prolific artists who visualized and defined its expansive world along the way.
There must be water on Mars, because there are definitely mermaids there.Independent production and animation company Athena Studios recently produced the short Mermaids on Mars, a stop-motion film based on Nancy Guettier's book. In the story, a young boy named Julian is magically transported to Mars, where he tries to stop an evil Martian from destroying the last of the planet's mermaids.
Production designer, Laurel Bergman, has contributed her creative fingerprint across many notable projects including The Revenant, Rampage, Godzilla, Fifty Shades of Grey and A Series of Unfortunate Events. Her latest work is based on the comic series by Brian Ralph, Daybreak. The series follows the story of a high school outcast, Josh, searching for his missing girlfriend in post-apocalyptic Glendale, California. He must stay alive amongst the horde of Mad Max-style gangs including, evil jocks, cheerleaders turned Amazon warriors, zombie-like creatures called Ghoulies, and everything else this new world throws at him.
LAPPG TURNS 10: THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF LOS ANGELES’ LEADING PROFESSIONAL GROUP DEDICATED TO WORKFLOW AND COMMUNITY
The Los Angeles Post Production Group is an organization for digital content creators which offers free membership. The LAPPG provides a forum to share knowledge, build community, explore technologies and techniques and encourage production and post production professionals to connect and expand their networks. For more information, visit: www.lappg.com.