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Don't miss your chance to pre-register for a free exhibit hall pass to this year's GV Expo.
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Watch the first trailer for season 3 of Sherlock, premiering on PBS on January 19th. In the heartstopping season 2 finale, Sherlock had seemingly plummeted to his death. In this episode we see a crowd of strangers excitedly checking their phones as they go on social media with the hashtag #SherlockLives. We also get a glimpse at John Watson's reaction when he sees Sherlock alive and well for presumably the first time. Watch below.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/25/13 04:11:05 PM
The Weather Channel has hired strategic design agency Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) to re-launch the brand as the world’s most immersive and knowledgeable source of information and inspiration for the weather enthusiast. "Our goal with The Weather Channel relaunch was to create a completely new and fresh visual presentation for all of our weather content, allowing us to present much more weather information yet in a simple, elegant and uncluttered way," said David Clark, president, The Weather Channel network. "The Trollbäck team really understood our vision and was able to bring it to life beautifully."
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MPC recently collaborated with Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and O Positive Director Jonathan Klein on a revamped Christmas carol starring a cast of NBA royalty promoting the league’s Xmas Day uniforms. An MPC team led by VFX Supervisor / 2D Lead Jake Montgomery synched footage of six different NBA stars – LeBron James (Miami Heat), Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Steve Nash (Los Angeles Lakers) and James Harden (Houston Rockets) – shot by Klein on several different stages, to make them appear as though they were all in the same gym, firing shots at bell-festooned hoops in perfect time to play the Christmas classic Jingle Bells.
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Directors Lee Gingold and Giles Dill's promo for a new Beatles compilation album combines archival footage from 1963 with charming animations to capture the excitement surrounding the very beginnings of Beatlemania. Watch below.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/25/13 02:11:02 PM
In the below video from IDA, Barbara Kopple talks about how she got approached to make the documentary Running From Crazy about Mariel Hemingway and her famous and troubled family. She says, "We decided we wanted to do a film where [Mariel] would totally open up for the first time and really discuss the things that were the most painful for her, and the things that she had never said before, and let people know what it was like to live in that house and to be a Hemingway and have that kind of pain and carry that with you."
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/25/13 01:11:57 PM
Floria Sigismondi directs the mysterious, gothic music video for Lawrence Rothman's "Fatal Attraction." Says Rothman of the clip, "It’s a lot like a lucid dream." Watch below and read more here on NOWNESS. Lawrence Rothman: Fatal Attraction on Nowness.com
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/25/13 01:11:35 PM
Introduced at last year’s Government Video Expo, the Pro Media Conference offers the latest information and techniques for those working in government-related media operations. The excellent lineup of presentations will include discussions of new technologies, as well as targeted looks at creating, managing and delivering content for government agencies. Developed with both government-operated and private production organizations in mind, the Pro Media Conference will explore the media needs of government and ways to fulfill those needs. Just one of our many sessions include:
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/25/13 01:11:53 PM
Emily Kai Bock talks to The Creators Project about her narrative, 8-minute music video for Arcade Fire's "Afterlife." She says, "We shot on 65mm, using this rare camera of which there are only three left in the world. I shouldn't be saying this, but I was carrying it through a rock quarry and dragging it through sand while thinking 'this camera literally shot The Dark Knight, this camera shot 2001: A Space Odyssey.' It’s from the 70s and looks like a NASA device. It shoots the highest resolution. If you want to shoot a big action sequence you use a 65mm. It helped me get that epicness I thought the song required." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 11/25/13 01:11:40 PM
The Tumblr Music Video Generator creates GIFs that move along to the beat of whatever song you decide to drag into its interface. Meaning if you've been dying to recreate Miley Cyrus' singing cat performance of "Wrecking Ball" from last night's AMAs, this might just be your lucky day. The app was created by Adam Amaral. Check it out here (it only works in Google Chrome). (via The Creators Project)