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19.09.2023 - 16:55 / variety.com
William Earl Visual effects firm Digital Domain and Production Resource Group have teamed to expand the menu of vfx and post-production services offered by both firms. Digital Domain and PRG together aim to offer clients one-stop-shopping for high-end visual effects, holograms, virtual production and other content creation-related services. The new partners bill the deal as a “co-branded” arrangement that extends the reach of both firms.
“Our co-branding partnership has a clear objective: to retain and expand market share, foster innovative trends, and explore pioneering technologies that redefine the art of storytelling,” said Lala Gavgavian, president and chief operating officer of Digital Domain. Todd Hoddick, president of entertainment for PRG, emphasized that the goal is to offer more efficient and cost-effective options for the many studios and producers that work with both companies. “Through our partnership with Digital Domain, virtual production redefines creative boundaries.
It empowers brands in cost-conscious markets and studios catering to diverse consumer preferences,” Hoddick said. Jeroen Hallaert, VP of production services of PRG, noted that the partnership also aims to help smaller and independent producers access top-flight production technology. PRG’s services include its “Enhanced Environments” virtual production tools.
“This innovation streamlines workflows, reshaping collaboration dynamics and enabling real-time creative refinement, from ‘prep’ to ‘post,'” Hallaert said. Digital Domain has been one of the industry’s top players in vfx since 1993. The company has offices in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Montreal, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo and other cities.
Could Amanda Bynes once again grace our screens soon?
Scottish icon Billy Connolly reportedly had a few harsh words for Russell Brand over his behaviour whilst on the set of a musical.
Captain Sandy Yawn has announced her engagement to partner of five years Leah Shafer.The Below Deck Mediterranean star, 59, took to Instagram to share the exciting news after she popped the question to Leah, 49, during a romantic weekend getaway. Sharing the news, Sandy wrote: "It official! I asked Leah to marry me, and she said YESSSSS We are engaged! stay tuned for wedding [ring emoji]." Her Below Deck co-star Aesha Scott led congratulatory comments, writing: "SOOOOOOOOOO EXCITING GAAAHHH!!!! Couldn’t be happier for you two!!!!! [three heart-eye emoji] best couple!" and Bugsy Drake added: "OMG this makes my heart beyond happy!!! Love you both [three heart emojis]" Speaking to E! News about her engagement, Sandy said: "I have been thinking about marrying Leah for years.
Captain Sandy Yawn is engaged!
Comedian Russell Brand has been accused of sexual assault, rape and predatory behaviour between 2006 and 2013 by four women. The allegations were published in the U.K. on Saturday as part of a joint investigation by the London Times and Channel 4's Dispatches.
Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assault and emotional abuse following an investigation by Channel 4, The Times and The Sunday Times.The actor, comedian and presenter had already denied what he termed “very serious criminal allegations” in a video that was released yesterday evening (September 15). In the video, Brand insisted that his relationships have always been consensual.The allegations against Brand relate to a seven year period “at the height of his fame” between 2006 and 2013 according to The Sunday Times and come from four women, one of whom was 16 at the time.
Russell Brand has been accused of sexual assault by four different women, with the alleged assaults taking place during a seven-year period from 2006 to 2013.
Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assault and emotional abuse of four women, which the comedian says he 'absolutely' denies. Russell, 48, shared a video to his YouTube channel on Friday night (September 15), saying he had received letters from a 'mainstream media TV company' and a newspaper, which he said included 'criminal' and 'very serious' allegations.
Selena Gomez's Mirror Selfies because every 'fit is a work of art.All summer long, Gomez has been sharing on her Instagram Stories, which are at least 70% responsible for my current obsession with and , while simultaneously making me want to rebuild the quintessential cool girl I left behind when I moved from NYC to Los Angeles. How can all these aesthetics exist in harmony? I don't know, ask Selena Gomez.
Teen pop star Olivia Rodrigo has added further dates to her huge GUTS world tour in 2024 with a second date in Manchester due to demand.
Matt Donnelly Senior Film Writer Media watchdog GLAAD released its Studio Responsibility Index on Thursday, using its annual ranking of queer representation in mainstream films to stand with striking unions SAG-AFTRA and the Writers Guild of America. Convening in-person at the Los Angeles LGBTQ Center’s Ed Gould Plaza in Hollywood, leadership from both show business unions, queer talent and GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis spoke of the dangers that work stoppages from the strokes pose to inclusive storytelling.
Dick Clark Productions said Thursday that it has hired Richard A. Pizante as its new SVP Production. The veteran producer, whose credits include co-executive producing on the first season of NBC’s The Voice and working on the Primetime Emmys, the BET Honors and the 2019 TV special Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry, will be based out of Los Angeles and begin immediately.
Tom Holland and Zendaya inspired a viral meme after they were spotted in the audience during Beyonce‘s Renaissance World Tour, and the Spider-Man actor showed it some love.
With the long-gestating Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV reboot on indefinite hold, fans of the cult vampire drama are getting an audio offshoot, Slayers: A Buffyverse Story, centered around James Marsters’ character Spike. A number of other original cast members, Charisma Carpenter, Anthony Head, Juliet Landau, Emma Caulfield Ford, Amber Benson, James Charles Leary, Danny Strong, will also make a return for the Audible series, which will premiere Oct. 12.
McKinley Franklin editor Tom Sandoval can’t remember the last time he and Raquel Leviss were in communication, but he tells Variety he surely wasn’t expecting her to block him on Instagram Tuesday. Sandoval and Raquel Leviss have been at the center of one of reality television’s greatest controversies since it was revealed that he cheated on his long-term partner Ariana Madix with Leviss, whom they both co-star with on “Vanderpump Rules.” The deemed #Scandoval went on to draw record-breaking ratings for the Bravo series (even landing the show its first Emmy nominations) but at a clear cost.
Pop star Olivia Rodrigo has announced she's visiting the UK on her world tour next year - including a huge gig in Manchester.
Todd Longwell When people discuss busy U.S. production hubs outside of Los Angeles and New York, they tend to namecheck Georgia and New Mexico.
WOODZ has announced his 2023 ‘OO-LI And’ world tour.The K-pop musician is set to kick off his ‘OO-LI And’ tour with a two-night concert in Seoul, South Korea on October 28 and 29. WOODZ will then play three shows in Japan in early-November, as well as one concert in Taiwan.At the start of end of November, the singer kick off the US leg of his tour, which will feature six shows over two weeks in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and more.
Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “No More Bets,” the smash hit Chinese crime thriller that has earned more than half a billion dollars in its home market, is hurriedly adding new territories to release. It will release in the U.K. and Ireland from Friday through distributor Trinity Cine Asia.
—a of Damas in high-waisted jeans and an is one of the first to pop up when you search for any —but the designer and founder of fashion label and beauty brand tells Glamour that she finds the quintessential French look found on mood boards all over, actually quite boring.Which makes one wonder: At a time of rapidly proliferating , who and what does influence Jeanne Damas? It's cinema, people-watching, and travel—particularly her trips to New York City. “There is a lot of creativity in NYC,” she says, noting it's the city's unique vibe and unbridled sense of style—it's where she first discovered her signature —that her and her team love to draw inspiration from.