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  • Shooting The 3D Waterworld Of “Sanctum”

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    When Alister Grierson agreed to direct “Sanctum,” he inherited a bundle of overwhelming challenges.  In addition to the difficulty created by shooting a 3D epic in low-light conditions underwater with a tight budget and safety concerns restricting location shooting, a particular producer named James Cameron was overseeing the entire project.   “Jim wasn’t going to…

     

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  • Webinar Wrap-Up : International Incentives

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    On June 22nd, representatives from Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom gathered in virtual space to discuss international incentives in the sixth installment of the 411 Publishing/Producers Guild of America’s Production Incentive webinar series.  This webinar was sponsored by our partnering sponsor Entertainment Partners, the leader in payroll and production services in the entertainment industry,…

     

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  • Using Natural Conditions To Make A “Wild” Reality

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      Cinematographer Lance Acord has been working with Spike Jonze since the two men met as skateboarders. Together, they’ve worked on commercials, music videos and features including “Being John Malkovich,” “Adaptation,” and most recently, “Where the Wild Things Are.”   Jonze and Acord had begun developing “Harold and the Purple Crayon” before receiving the support…

     

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