This summer offers f/x-heavy pics as diverse as any year ever, some of them offering new take on familiar and established franchises.
Several of this year's summer blockbusters have strong ties — either direct origins or strong inspirations — to some classic vfx titles that have become touchstones for this generation's vfx…
In a pre-emptive move designed to avoid another proprietary sound format debacle, exhibition groups in the U.S. and Europe have released a set of requirements for new immersive/3D audio technologies.
From tigers to aged saddles, authenticity was nominees' goal
Iconic scores for Bond, "Les Mis" required special care
Ask double Oscar nominee Andy Nelson about his sound mixing work on "Les Miserables" or "Lincoln" and he'll tell you about the subtle or even silent moments in both movies that he loves.
When producer David Foster wanted to blend Rod Stewart's vocals with those of the late Ella Fitzgerald on the classic "What are you doing New Year's Eve?" he relied on a sort of secret sauce to get…
Casting wider TV net via smart phones and tablets becomes a priority
Schindler repped Artist Group Intl. (AGI) in connection with its acquisition by the Yucaipa Cos., and Marc Anthony in connection with Bond Street property, which will be a hotel and condominium…
Freedman shepherded Good Universe's co-production and distribution deal with CBS Films on the feature comedy "Last Vegas," to be released in 2013, as well as negotiating talent deals for cast, which…
LaCour has served as underwriter, lead arranger and administrative agent for a $125 million senior revolving facility for the Weinstein Co.; lead arranger and bookrunner for a $300 million senior…