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  • Post-production houses branch out
    Thursday June 25th 2009

    With the commercials biz slumping even more than the feature film business, two post companies that made their name in blurbs are diversifying by moving into features and longform. Brickyard VFX, a visual effects company with offices in Boston and Santa Monica, has brought in Marc Sadeghi as a partner[…]

  • Oscars’ best picture race: 10 in 2010
    Thursday June 25th 2009

    There will be 10, count ‘em 10, nominees for best picture when the nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards are announced February 2. In a move designed to let more movies share in the limelight that surrounds the contenders for Hollywood’s top award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced a rule change that doubles the number of movies that will be welcomed into the best picture category.

  • Ed McMahon dies at 86
    Wednesday June 24th 2009

    Ed McMahon, who created the trademark “Heeeeeeeere’s Johnny!” when he introduced host Johnny Carson for decades on the “Tonight Show,” died Tuesday of a “multitude of health problems” at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Hospital, his spokesman said. He was 86. Known to millions as Carson’s steady sidekick on the venerable NBC[…]

  • Toronto unveils first festival titles
    Wednesday June 24th 2009

    The Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled a slew of premieres, mostly out of Cannes and Berlin, including the latest films from veterans Manoel de Oliveira, Alain Resnais and Hirokazu Kore-eda. De Oliveira’s “Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl” will unspool as part of the Masters sidebar, as will Resnais’ “Les Herbes Folles” and “Air Doll,” Japanese director Kore-eda’s drama about a blow-up doll that becomes a real person that stars Korean actress Bae Doo-na.

  • Michael Bay slams Paramount in leaked memo
    Tuesday June 23rd 2009

    Powerhouse Hollywood director Michael Bay, who returns to theaters worldwide on Wednesday with a “Transformers” sequel, has blasted the marketing efforts of the film’s studio, Paramount Pictures. In a memo sent last month to top brass at the Viacom Inc unit, and published on Sunday by TMZ.com, Bay complained there was no buzz surrounding “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”

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Archives for: June 20095
  • Post-production houses branch out
    Thursday June 25th 2009

    With the commercials biz slumping even more than the feature film business, two post companies that made their name in blurbs are diversifying by moving into features and longform. Brickyard VFX, a visual effects company with offices in Boston and Santa Monica, has brought in Marc Sadeghi as a partner[…]

  • Oscars’ best picture race: 10 in 2010
    Thursday June 25th 2009

    There will be 10, count ‘em 10, nominees for best picture when the nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards are announced February 2. In a move designed to let more movies share in the limelight that surrounds the contenders for Hollywood’s top award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced a rule change that doubles the number of movies that will be welcomed into the best picture category.

  • Ed McMahon dies at 86
    Wednesday June 24th 2009

    Ed McMahon, who created the trademark “Heeeeeeeere’s Johnny!” when he introduced host Johnny Carson for decades on the “Tonight Show,” died Tuesday of a “multitude of health problems” at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Hospital, his spokesman said. He was 86. Known to millions as Carson’s steady sidekick on the venerable NBC[…]

  • Toronto unveils first festival titles
    Wednesday June 24th 2009

    The Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled a slew of premieres, mostly out of Cannes and Berlin, including the latest films from veterans Manoel de Oliveira, Alain Resnais and Hirokazu Kore-eda. De Oliveira’s “Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl” will unspool as part of the Masters sidebar, as will Resnais’ “Les Herbes Folles” and “Air Doll,” Japanese director Kore-eda’s drama about a blow-up doll that becomes a real person that stars Korean actress Bae Doo-na.

  • Michael Bay slams Paramount in leaked memo
    Tuesday June 23rd 2009

    Powerhouse Hollywood director Michael Bay, who returns to theaters worldwide on Wednesday with a “Transformers” sequel, has blasted the marketing efforts of the film’s studio, Paramount Pictures. In a memo sent last month to top brass at the Viacom Inc unit, and published on Sunday by TMZ.com, Bay complained there was no buzz surrounding “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”

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Archives for: June 20095
  • Post-production houses branch out
    Thursday June 25th 2009

    With the commercials biz slumping even more than the feature film business, two post companies that made their name in blurbs are diversifying by moving into features and longform. Brickyard VFX, a visual effects company with offices in Boston and Santa Monica, has brought in Marc Sadeghi as a partner[…]

  • Oscars’ best picture race: 10 in 2010
    Thursday June 25th 2009

    There will be 10, count ‘em 10, nominees for best picture when the nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards are announced February 2. In a move designed to let more movies share in the limelight that surrounds the contenders for Hollywood’s top award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced a rule change that doubles the number of movies that will be welcomed into the best picture category.

  • Ed McMahon dies at 86
    Wednesday June 24th 2009

    Ed McMahon, who created the trademark “Heeeeeeeere’s Johnny!” when he introduced host Johnny Carson for decades on the “Tonight Show,” died Tuesday of a “multitude of health problems” at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Hospital, his spokesman said. He was 86. Known to millions as Carson’s steady sidekick on the venerable NBC[…]

  • Toronto unveils first festival titles
    Wednesday June 24th 2009

    The Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled a slew of premieres, mostly out of Cannes and Berlin, including the latest films from veterans Manoel de Oliveira, Alain Resnais and Hirokazu Kore-eda. De Oliveira’s “Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl” will unspool as part of the Masters sidebar, as will Resnais’ “Les Herbes Folles” and “Air Doll,” Japanese director Kore-eda’s drama about a blow-up doll that becomes a real person that stars Korean actress Bae Doo-na.

  • Michael Bay slams Paramount in leaked memo
    Tuesday June 23rd 2009

    Powerhouse Hollywood director Michael Bay, who returns to theaters worldwide on Wednesday with a “Transformers” sequel, has blasted the marketing efforts of the film’s studio, Paramount Pictures. In a memo sent last month to top brass at the Viacom Inc unit, and published on Sunday by TMZ.com, Bay complained there was no buzz surrounding “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”

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