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  • Backstage At the 67th Prime Time Emmys

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    Andy Samberg’s hilarious video segment that simultaneously parodied musical theater, the ridiculous amount of “wives” based reality shows, and the overwhelming amount of exceptional programming provided a much welcomed blast of refreshment during the kick-off of the 67th Prime Time Emmy Awards Sunday September 20th. Even the air conditioners straining under the oppressive heat in…

     

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  • Masters of Dragons: Pixomondo On Three VFX Creature Creations In “Game Of Thrones”

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    BY: Marjorie Galas The Pixomondo staff have mastered growth spurts. Since its creation in 2001, the “solutions oriented design company” has provided visual effects for films including “Hugo”, “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “The Hunger Games” as well as numerous series and commercials. Most recently, Pixomondo VFX Supervisor Sven Martin and VFX Producer Viktorija Ogureckaja have…

     

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  • ASC Announces First Round Of Award Season Nominees In Television Categories

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    HBO’s “Game of Thrones”,Fox’s  “Gotham” and  WGN America’s “Manhattan” each received multiple nods in the nomination announcements for the 29th Annual ASC Awards. The ASC, or American Society of Cinematographers, will announce the winners at a special ceremony to be held February 15th, 2015. This year’s nominees include a mixture of  ASC Award veterans and first time nominees.  JonathanFreeman,…

     

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  • From Richard Parker To Merida – VES Award Winners

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    It was a good night for “Life of Pi,” “Game of Thrones,” and “Brave” at the 11th Annual Visual Effects Society’s Awards held February 4th. Each entry won four awards each. “Life of Pi” won the Outstnding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture award, the highest award presented to a nominee….

     

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  • Things We Learned At The 2012 Creative Arts Emmys

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    Who says award shows aren’t educational?  Here are a few things we learned attending the 2012 Creative Arts Emmys:    * "Mad Men’s" Emmy-winning animated opening title sequence, following an ad man tumbling through his world as it’s torn apart, would never have existed if Matthew Weiner had his way.  He originally wanted  a live action…

     

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  • From Stunt Man To “The Skin Trade” – One Producer’s Journey

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    If you had asked Kevin Arbouet ten years ago if he thought he’d be executive producing George R.R. Martin’s novella, “Skin Trade” on the heals of Martin’s successful creation “Game of Thrones,” he might have thought you were a little crazy.   “I would love to say that I always wanted to be a producer,…

     

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  • Changing Components Set The Score

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    From the interludes in “Glee” to the epic tones of “Game of Thrones,” from building tension in “True Blood” to retaining attention in “Phineas and Ferb,” the music composers who participated in the “Behind the Music with CW3PR” panel at this year’s Comic Con offered their success stories and tips to achieving success.  When the…

     

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