Sound Control - An Interview With Eddy Joseph

Submitted by A Gent on Tue, 11/28/2006 - 16:00

First of all, Eddy, can you explain what a supervising sound editor does?
The supervising sound editor is in charge of all audio postproduction on the film. When the editor has partially completed the edit, he will discuss with the supervising sound editor the sounds for the film. This covers all aspects of audio: the dialogue, the sound effects, the backgrounds, the foley, etc.

London Film Festival 2006 Wrap

Submitted by Matthew Arnoldi on Fri, 11/10/2006 - 16:00

The 50th London Film Festival drew to a close on Thursday following a frenetic two and a half weeks when over 180 feature films had been shown.

Festival Artistic Director, Sandra Hebron, said: "We've been delighted by the enthusiastic response of filmmakers and audiences alike to our special birthday Festival. The diversity of the films on offer, the range and calibre of guests who've attended, and the success of our industry and educational events puts the Festival in a very strong position and we now look forward to our next 50 years."

The Distant Promise of the Digital Home<br />

Submitted by Andy Marken on Mon, 10/23/2006 - 16:00

"Can I email it to ya when I figure it out?"
Harry Sanborn (Jack Nicholson) in Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Feeling a little tired lately? Spending less time watching TV? Wonder how you're going to absorb it all? Well...Yes...Yes...we'll email you on that.

If it's any consolation, you're not alone.

The beauty of today's content sources is that they are always on, always available, always sending stuff to you.

London Film Fest Gets Ready to Roll

Submitted by Matthew Arnoldi on Wed, 10/11/2006 - 16:00

In cinemas all around the capital - from London's West End, Leicester Square, the NFT, through to the Brixton Ritzy, the East Finchley Phoenix, Croydon's David Lean Cinema and the Tricycle in Kilburn, cinema staff all across London are gearing up for a frenetic fortnight in which over 180 new feature films and 130 short movies will get shown to audiences.

No Secrets To Good Film Directing

Submitted by Robert Alstead on Wed, 10/04/2006 - 16:00

The Vancouver International Film Festival annual Film and Television Forum wrapped on Saturday with the popular New Filmmaker's Day. The last event I caught at the forum, and probably the highlight of NFD, was a morning workshop, "the Actor/Director Relationship", with Sarah Polley (The Sweet Hereafter, Away from Her), actor/director Beau Bridges (The Fabulous Baker Boys, My Name is Earl) and Sook-Yin Lee (Shortbus, Hedwig and the Angry Inch). The 175-seater cinema was filled to capacity, with standing room only.

Mobile Entertainment - Bring It On!

Submitted by Andy Marken on Sun, 10/01/2006 - 16:00

All the people who really know how to put entertainment content to work for them are back in school with all of the essentials - notebook computers, smartphones, video MP3/iPods, PSPs.

Working to win their hearts and minds, content owners, aggregators and manufacturers heard (and believe) what Sparky said in Bring It On, "Follow me, or perish, sweater monkeys."

Vancouver International Film Festival 2006 Sounds Alarm Bells

Submitted by Robert Alstead on Thu, 09/07/2006 - 16:00

The Vancouver International Film Festival yesterday launched the programme for its 25th anniversary film festival. Over 340 films will be screened between 28th Sept - 13th Oct, ten of which are world premieres, 26 international premieres, and 28 North American premieres.

The film opens with Pedro Almodovar's Volver and closes with Stephen Frears's The Queen, in which Helen Mirren plays HRH during the period before and after the death of Princess Diana.