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April 13, 2017 Islands in the Sun
When the artists, directors and studio began work on Moana, the first step was to soak in all the cu …
November 19, 2015 How Hollywood Murdered the Blockbuster
Steven Spielberg invented the blockbuster, but what kind of terror hath he wrought in its wake? Ther …
November 8, 2014 The Fifth Quadrant?
The discussion started in earnest around the time Disney released The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion …
March 21, 2014 Putting Stars in Space
The most certain thing about Gravity was always the headlines about it ‘rocketing’ and & …
March 21, 2014 Battling Gravity
It might not have the old-school charm of Yoda strapped to Luke Skywalker’s back as he does so …
February 3, 2014 Disney Animation Research Library
Imagine you write a story for school. You’re not too happy with it, so you probably delete it …
November 18, 2013 Patrick Redux
Director Mark Hartley championed the Ozploitation thriller in Not Quite Hollywood, and now he dives …
May 26, 2012 Desperate Sequels
We all know sequels are becoming more common, and greater minds have written about the tedious proce …
April 9, 2012 Classic Scene: An American Werewolf in London
Horror make-ups effects so impressive they invented an Oscar for it – Drew Turney remembers how An …
November 13, 2011 Film Distribution 2.0
Sydney film producer Enzo Tedeschi and his partners took a unique approach to marketing their horror …
October 16, 2011 Classic Scene: Cloverfield
Constructing the Statue of Liberty money shot of 2008’s Cloverfield, director Matt Reeves boug …
October 16, 2011 The Future of DVD
Can the age of the DVD be over already, Drew Turney wonders? DVD outstripped VHS in sales and rental …
September 28, 2011 Stop Funding Art?
Should the government be funding the arts. And if so, is a new approach in order? Artists are a pret …
August 7, 2011 Classic Scene: Contact
Zemeckis’ take on Carl Sagan’s classic novel of first contact with alien life is reveren …
June 13, 2011 Evolution of the X-Men
Back in 2000 comic book movies weren’t filling studio coffers like they are today. Tim Burton& …
February 28, 2011 The Tao of Movie Investment – Part 2
Read part 1 of The Tao of Movie Investment here. Evolving technology, rethinking delivery Digital te …
February 20, 2011 The Tao of Movie Investment – Part 1
Hundred million dollar budgets. Fifty million dollar openings. Billion dollar profits. Investing in …
February 20, 2011 The Dream Factory
Barely a movie reaches our screens today without digital effects, but did you know how many of your …
February 20, 2011 Through a Virtual Eye
Considering it’s the oldest visual medium in human history, cinema is the only one still not p …
February 20, 2011 Call it Multimedia…
In the age of synergy across the major media conglomerates, 2006 was very kind to film and TV tie-in …
February 13, 2011 What’s Wrong With the Australian Film Industry?
Reflections amid the slump “If you don’t have hope and aspiration in our industry you go …
February 13, 2011 Pride and Prejudice
Whether you’ve got something to say about George Bush, the corporate world, or the weeds in yo …
February 13, 2011 The End of Film
The advent of digital cinema The prophets are very vocal as they try to convince us digital’s …
February 13, 2011 Postmaster
DV to film – the lab’s perspective The film laboratory is still very much alive in the movie …
February 13, 2011 Title Deeds
Titles are like special effects – when they do their job, we don’t notice. If something̵ …
February 13, 2011 The New Cartoon
How an old genre is winning Hollywood over There’s a scene in Dreamworks’ Over The Hedge …
February 12, 2011 The Closed Circle
Once again, Hollywood catches up with itself You read a lot of lists about films or ways of making t …
February 12, 2011 Let’s Talk About Sex
Love on film, and how to shoot it Attraction After trying and failing repeatedly to get an English p …
February 12, 2011 Man Your Posts
The rise of the post supervisor Change, they say, is the only constant. In an industry like film pro …
February 12, 2011 Monopoly Money
With a major Australian distributor changing its name to that of the studio owning it, is the line b …
February 12, 2011 Hollywood Hype and the New Critic
How the suits have to stay ahead of the SMS Like the recession we had to have, Hollywood will get a …
February 12, 2011 Hunting the White Rabbit
Producing the Matrix 10 disc box set You think the Wachowski brothers had it tough? Sure, they broug …
February 12, 2011 How to Be a Player
Here’s two extremes from the world of acting; at one end of the scale, at least 90% of actors …
February 12, 2011 It’s Alive!
Animatronics made easy “I’m tired of finicky actors,” Walt Disney reputedly said t …
February 12, 2011 Fans on a Plane
Was there more to the Snakes online phenomenon than we thought? Around four months ago, a buzz arose …
February 12, 2011 It’s Not a Remake
The new term for old ideas Ever noticed how trends come around again? At the end of the 1990s, you c …
February 5, 2011 Cut on Location
An innovative cutting room solution Movies are magic because they take us somewhere. They transport …
February 5, 2011 Ahead of the Game
Second guessing the trailer-hunters The movie marketeers are at it again, trying to stay one step ah …
February 5, 2011 Don’t Try This at Home
Like so many facets of filmmaking, stunts are most successful when nobody notices them. When we beli …
February 5, 2011 Blood Work
Horror makeup – more than just tomato sauce If you want to make a splash in horror makeup, it take …
February 5, 2011 End of the Line
If a Sith Lord can’t overcome the digital divide in country cinemas, who can? As Australians e …
February 5, 2011 Creative Free-for-all
A historic experiment in film and media was all ready to take place before a battle erupted between …

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