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Oscar-nominated 'Cartel Land' on Blurring the Lines of Good & Evil Waged by the War on Drugs
Since 2007, more than 100,000 Mexican citizens have been murdered due to the Mexican drug war, while also bringing an influx of drugs and violence into the United States. The 2016 Academy Award winner for best documentary, 'Cartel Land,' introduces a part of the story that most have been unable to see thus far: the existance of vigilantes on both sides of the border that aid in combating the cartels.
Top Non-Profit Videos We're Thankful For
From pro bono to mid-budget, these are our top picks for nonprofit videos from 2014 that have us coming back for seconds. Some have incredible production value, some use hard-hitting storytelling and simple messages, but thing is for sure - they are all underrated.
A Conversation with Actor Michael Cudlitz: The Impact of Authentic Storytelling
TV personality Jason Wahler goes one-on-one with PRISM Award winning actor and "Walking Dead" and "Southland" star Michael Cudlitz to discuss the impact of authentic storytelling. Michael earned his PRISM Award for his portrayal of John Cooper, a police officer who struggled with an addiction to pain killers after an injury. He will be interviewed by Jason Wahler about how he brought this character to life, the trials and tribulations and hope demonstrated by the character, and the impact the character has had on the public. During the session, the influence of entertainment and media on audiences will be examined and the power of accurate portrayals on attitude and behavior change revealed. This is a unique opportunity to see how a character and his story goes from the script page to a living, breathing, flesh-and-blood individual that audiences root for and return for.
Top 10 Production Tips for Filming in the Amazon
Images of smoke and flames engulfing parts of the Amazon rainforest have been in and out of the international news headlines in the past few weeks. With Brazil still at the start of its dry season, experts in Brazil have predicted that the the worst may be still to come, so we’re expecting to see more and more foreign news crews heading to the region in the coming weeks.
The Village of Peace Releases During Black History Month; Tackles Controversies
The latest buzz regarding NBA Star and Filmmaker, Amar'e Stoudemire's latest film project, The Village of Peace, tells the story of African Hebrew Israelites who move from Chicago to the Israeli desert. Gaining plenty of support from film festivals worldwide, including the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and others, the film highlights the incredibly powerful story of African Hebrews, dating back to the Civil Rights Movement.
Live From Tribeca: Spotlighting Premiere Pro with Indie Films
On the heels of Sundance and SXSW, Adobe Premiere Pro made a splash at Tribeca and supporting filmmakers. ProductionHUB exclusively talked to the editors behind American Factory, This is Not Berlin, CRSHD and STORM – a few spotlight examples amongst the dozens of films that used Premiere Pro at the festival, exemplifying Adobe’s commitment to the filmmaking community and ongoing mission to build innovative post-production tools that help filmmakers tell one of a kind stories.
RISKY BUSINESS: The Wizard of Oz
“The Wizard of Oz” is the most watched movie in history and the most influential movie ever made. It is also one of the most dangerous. Let’s look at what makes Dorothy’s trip over the rainbow so risky.
Emmy-winning Euphoria Editors Share their Most Impactful Moments of Season 2
The Emmy-winning editing team behind Euphoria, consists of Julio C. Perez IV, ACE; Laura Zempel; Nikola Boyanov; and Aaron I. Butler, ACE. Together the team shaped two of the most impactful episodes this season, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird and The Theater and its Double. With Rue’s devastating breakdown and Lexi’s opportunity to share her inner voice with the world, the editors conveyed each episode’s unique feel while keeping the heart and core of each character at the center stage.