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Annecy: Jorge Gutierrez Says ‘Maya and The Three’ is His “Love Letter to Mexican Culture”

Creator-director Jorge Gutierrez offered a first look at his vibrant epic fantasy series Maya and the Three, which he describes as his “hyper, hyper, hyper love letter to Mexican culture and to the ancient culture of Mesoamerica, the Caribbean and a little bit of South American culture.” At the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on […]

‘Black Widow’ Continues Marvel’s Use of Expanded Aspect Ratio in Imax

Imax’s upcoming presentations of Marvel’s Black Widow will feature 22 minutes of scenes in an expanded aspect ratio, meaning that those sequences will fill the entire Imax screen, while the rest…

‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘Dickinson’ and ‘The Good Lord Bird’ Production Teams on Re-Creating History

DICKINSON In the second season of the Apple TV+ series, Emily Dickinson (Hailee Steinfeld) and her family go to the opera in Boston to see La Traviata. “It’s an important episode because…

How ‘WandaVision’ Re-created Classic Sitcom Camera Magic

To prepare to shoot Disney+’s miniseries WandaVision — which follows Marvel characters Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) through a series of sitcom environments from…

How ‘Underground Railroad’ Editor Joi McMillon Approached the Nuanced Performances in the TV Adaptation

Joi McMillon — the first Black woman to earn an Oscar nomination in film editing (alongside fellow editor Nat Sanders for Barry JenkinsMoonlight) — recently reteamed with her Florida…

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Sound Supervisors Featured in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’ Episode

Erik Aadahl and Ethan van de Ryn, the supervising sound editors on John Krasinksi’s A Quiet Place Part II, are featured in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Behind the Screen.” The…

‘The Underground Railroad’s Joi McMillon, Onnalee Blank Featured in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’ Episode

Joi McMillon and Onnalee Blank, editor and supervising sound editor/rerecording mixer, respectively, on Barry Jenkins’ powerful The Underground Railroad, are featured in a new episode of The Hollywood…

Stephen Lighthill Re-elected President of American Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers has re-elected Stephen Lighthill as its president. He will serve a second, one-year term. Vice presidents Amy Vincent, Steven Fierberg and John Simmons

‘Migrants’ Named Best of Show in Siggraph’s Electronic Theater

Animated short Migrants, the story of a polar bear and her cub driven into exile due to global warming, won the best of show award from computer graphics confab Siggraph’s Electronic Theater. As…

Technicolor Unveils Restructure Plans, Sets Ambitious Goal for Feature Animation (Exclusive)

With the completion of the sale of Technicolor Post to Streamland Media earlier this month, Technicolor has stepped away from its legacy business in color and is proceeding with its next chapter…

‘Tenet’ VFX House DNEG Names Erika Burton as Exec VP of VFX and Global Head of Studios

DNEG — Christopher Nolan’s go-to visual effects house whose work on Tenet recently won an Oscar — has named Erika Burton as executive vp of VFX and global head of studios. She joined the company…

Women in Animation Addresses Diversity With New Talent Database

The nonprofit Women in Animation launched a Talent Database with listings of an estimated 5,000 women, trans and nonbinary animation people as part of its diversity initiative dubbed “50/50…

New AI Tool Offers Subtitling and Dubbing Alternative

The system, from the U.K.'s Flawless, is designed to create lip-synced versions of movies and other content in multiple languages.