Trailering More Interstellar by Nolan


The newest Interstellar trailer is now online after last week's launch at Comic-Con, and it truly looks like Christopher Nolan's 2001: A Space Odyssey, only with a lot more emotional intensity from this cerebral director. The imagery is stunning for its contrast and

Trailering Star Wars Rebels


Coinciding with its Comic-Con activities, Disney/Lucasfilm has released an extended trailer for the animated Star Wars Rebels. Star Wars Rebels takes place between Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV -- A New Hope, which spans two

Abrams Shows Off Star Wars X-Wing in Video


On the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams was interrupted by an X-Wing pilot and rogue robot as he announced the chance for fans to win an advance private screening of his movie. “We are so grateful for the support that the fans from over 119

Trailering More Interstellar by Nolan

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The newest Interstellar trailer is now online after last week’s launch at Comic-Con, and it truly looks like Christopher Nolan’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, only with a lot more emotional intensity from this cerebral director. Read more

Trailering Star Wars Rebels

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in Animation, Events, Tech, Trailers, TV, VFX | Leave a comment

Coinciding with its Comic-Con activities, Disney/Lucasfilm has released an extended trailer for the animated Star Wars Rebels. Read more

Abrams Shows Off Star Wars X-Wing in Video

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Clips, Events, Movies, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

On the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams was interrupted by an X-Wing pilot and rogue robot as he announced the chance for fans to win an advance private screening of his movie. Read more

Clipping the Spiritual Awakening of I Origins

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in Below the Line, Cinematography, Clips, Movies, Tech, Trailers, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

Watch these videos and trailer from Mike Cahill’s sublime I Origins, opening this weekend, the first winner of the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

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Previewing The Book of Life

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Movies, previs, Tech, Trailers, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

Director Jorge Gutierrez and producer Guillermo del Toro showed off some gorgeous-looking footage fromThe Book of Life (Oct. 17) at Fox on Monday. It boasts a distinct design and a wonderfully tactile quality, revealing that Reel FX (Free Birds) has come of age as an animated indie. And it looks like fun, family entertainment that certainly breaks the CG norm, which del Toro emphasized. Read more

DreamWorks Demos New Apollo Platform

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Clips, Movies, previs, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

DreamWorks Animation unveiled its new Apollo software platform with How to Train Your Dragon 2, and I got an in-depth presentation last month at the Redwood City campus. Taking advantage of Intel’s multi-core technology and its own hybrid cloud computing resources, DreamWorks has come up with a next-gen platform for visual computing from data center to chip set. Harnessing more power out of the CPU, it is intuitive, interactive, fully scalable, and makes computing a powerful animation and enterprise tool. Read more

Talking Planes: Fire & Rescue with DisneyToon

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Planes: Fire & Rescue, which is about second chances with Dusty (Dane Cook) struggling with a new career as a fire fighter, is a lot more ambitious than its predecessor. Along with a larger variety of vehicles and the creation of the vast Piston Peak National Park, there were a lot of technical challenges, too. But the details about fire fighting had to be spot-on, so that’s where research and consultation with Cal Fire were vital. Read more

Clipping Peter Quill from Guardians of the Galaxy

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Watch “Meet the Guardians of the Galaxy Featurette: Peter Quill” and find out more about the star of the upcoming Disney/Marvel superhero movie (Aug. 1). Read more

A Summer’s Tale by Rohmer Opens in LA

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Eric Rohmer’s A Summer’s Tale (Conte d’été), newly restored in HD, gets its first US theatrical release, opening at the Royal in LA this weekend from Big World Pictures. It screened last month in New York. Read more

Trailering Big Hero 6 from Disney

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Movies, previs, Production Design, Tech, Trailers, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

Check out the domestic and Japanese trailers for Big Hero 6 (Nov. 7), the first animated collaboration between Disney and Marvel. Disney’s definitely on a roll with its versatility and old school/new school ethos. Read more

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