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Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/21/14 09:03:11 AM

New PBS Promo Turns Boxes Into Multi-Platform Experience

PBS' new "Boxes" promo showcases the ability to watch its programming on whatever device you want by turning a simple box into a television, laptop, tablet, phone and more. The spot was directed internally by Carol Paik. Watch below.

03/21/14 09:03:11 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/21/14 09:03:56 AM

Updating a Classic 1970s TV Ident

Paul Sanni and Elias Mallette, part of the in-house Creative Services team at WGBH, spoke to Filmmaker Magazine about updating a classic TV station ident for their channel (found below). Says Sanni, "I’ve been working with animators for many years and we often work this way. They...

03/21/14 09:03:56 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/20/14 02:03:32 PM

HBO Delves Into the Process of Acting with Anna Deveare Smith Documentary

Celebrated actress and teacher Anna Deveare Smith talks to The Credits about her upcoming HBO documentary, Anna Deavere Smith: A YoungArts Masterclass, which follows her intensive three-day workshop with 6 young actors. Says Smith, "The classroom is where process can really happen. I’m...

03/20/14 02:03:32 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/19/14 04:03:20 PM

Frank Pavich on Making a Documentary About the Greatest Movie Never Made

Frank Pavich's documentary Jodorowsky's Dune tells the epic story of a 1970s mega-film that never got made. Director Alejandro Jodorowsky's adaptation of the famed sci-fi novel, Dune, was supposed to be 14 hours long, involve the talents of Salvador Dali, Orson Welles and Pink Floyd (to...

03/19/14 04:03:20 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/19/14 01:03:44 PM

Short Computer-Animated Film Explores the Wondrous World of an Atom

ATYP Studios animates the journey of a computer generated "atom" as it's hit with a variety of forces and environments in their short film "XxDr." Explains ATYP co-founder Chris Angelkov to Creative Review, "The chain of events that unfold are one constant simulation...

03/19/14 01:03:44 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/19/14 01:03:44 PM

Music Video Achieves Unique, Stilted Stop-Motion

Directors Santiago and Joe create an unusual stop-motion animated music video for Gabriel Garzon-Montano's "Everything Is Everything." They achieved the video's stilted imagery by uploading hours of live footage to an iPad and then scanning screenshots as the film played out. They...

03/19/14 01:03:44 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/19/14 11:03:03 AM

Viral Video Shows the Emotional Side of Science

On Monday a viral video with an unusual subject matter was making the rounds: it was about the discovery of gravitational waves, which essentially proves the the Big Bang Theory and the concept of cosmic inflation. What would lead everyday laymen to share this video? The emotional reaction of...

03/19/14 11:03:03 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/19/14 11:03:55 AM

Behind-the-Scenes of the Covert Filming of 'Under the Skin'

In Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin, a disguised Scarlett Johansson went out into the streets of Glasgow to try and pick up real-life men who had no idea they were being filmed--thanks to a van rigged with hidden cameras. In the featurette below, get some insight into how the production crew...

03/19/14 11:03:55 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/18/14 02:03:06 PM

Saman Kesh Analyzes Interactions at a 1960s Pool Party in New Placebo Music Video

Saman Kesh has just released the second in a trilogy of music videos for Placebo. This one, for track "Loud Like Love" analyzes an incident at a 1960s pool party and is once again narrated by Bret Easton Ellis. Says Kesh, "The band and I always had the notion of a tryptic trilogy...

03/18/14 02:03:06 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/18/14 02:03:57 PM

The Future of Box Office Returns is a Multi-Platform Approach

In an in-depth three-part post, Liam Boluk of Ivey Business Review looks at the history of the filmmaking industry’s business practices and how they are fundamentally shifting. He finds that although it may appear like tentpole summer blockbusters are a losing industry (with only 4 of 2013...

03/18/14 02:03:57 PM