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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

LAGFF’s 2019 Lineup Includes Olympia Dukakis Documentary by Peter Caranicas

The documentary “Olympia,” a revealing look at the life and career of Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, will join the other films screening at the 13th annual Los Angeles Gr…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Showbiz Marketers Look to Netflix’s Data Expertise as They Build Their Own Campaigns by Peter Caranicas

Netflix’s ability to profit from its secret sauce of granular consumer data has made it the envy of Hollywood. Now, with Disney, Warner Media and others prepping their own ambitious servic…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Deluxe Unveils New Color Grading Theater in Hollywood by Peter Caranicas

Deluxe has opened Stage One, its new 4,000-square-foot color grading theater, in Hollywood’s historic Glen Glenn Sound building. The room is equipped with high-quality projection, includin…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ Score Feature Film Wins at LMGI Awards by Peter Caranicas

Although “La La Land” didn’t win best picture at the Oscars, Damien Chazelle’s neo-musical did cop one final trophy at the 4th annual Location Managers Guild International Awards on …

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Theater-Goers in China Continue to Embrace Movies From Hong Kong by Peter Caranicas

Chinese films directed by Hong Kong filmmakers have been faring much better in the theatrical box office in China than films helmed by mainland talents. This is occurring despite a decade of…

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Alan Parker to Head Main Competition Jury at Camerimage, ‘La La Land’ will Open the Festival by Peter Caranicas

Director-writer Alan Parker (“Midnight Express,” “Angel Heart”) will serve as jury president of the main competition at the Camerimage film festival in Bydgoszcz, Pol…

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

James Cameron and Douglas Trumbull Honored at SMPTE Centennial Gala by Peter Caranicas

Celebrating 100 years of setting technical standards for film and TV, the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers gave itself a rousing birthday bash Friday night at the Dolby Ba…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

John O’Hurley to Host SMPTE Centennial Gala Honoring James Cameron and Douglass Trumbull by Peter Caranicas

Actor, presenter, and Broadway star John O’Hurley, perhaps best known for playing J. Peterman on “Seinfeld,” will host the Centennial Gala of the Society of Motion Picture and Televisi…

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Camerimage: Cinematographer Danny Cohen on Movie Musical ‘London Road’ by Peter Caranicas

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — Cinematographer Danny Cohen has an enviable pedigree: “Room,” “The Danish Girl,” “Les Miserable” and “The King’s Speech,” among other films. At th…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Showbiz Payroll Systems Reach for the Cloud by Peter Caranicas

On July 29, private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, which counts WME/IMG within its $26 billion portfolio, announced the acquisition of Hollywood payroll company Cast & Crew Entertainm…

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

‘Into the Woods’ Artists Meld Expertise in Production Design and Costumes by Peter Caranicas

The fact that production designer Dennis Gassner and costume designer Colleen Atwood both hail from the American Northwest probably had little to do with the fact that they were both hired f…

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Stop-Motion ‘Elf’ Special Took Quick Route to NBC by Peter Caranicas

Buddy is a pretty versatile elf. First,  the bigscreen, starring Will Ferrell. Then, Broadway. And now, thanks to Warner Bros. Animation, “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas,” a one-hour …

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Accurate Measurement in Advertising Is Finally Possible by Peter Caranicas

For more than a century, advertisers have complained about the unscientific nature of their business by repeating the famous words attributed to 19th century department store mogul John Wana…

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