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Director Ben Affleck sets up a shot with the ARRI ALEXA 65 on the set of 1920s crime
thriller Live by Night as director of photography Robert Richardson, ASC looks on. Affleck
stars as Joe Coughlin, a World War I vet and self-proclaimed anti-establishment outlaw who
becomes an illegal rum runner in Prohibition-era Tampa. Determined to right the wrongs
committed against him and those close to him, Coughlin begins to learn the true price of
Key members of the film’s production and post teams include production sound mixer José
Antonio García, boom operator Jonathan Fuh, picture editor William Goldenberg, composer
Harry Gregson-Williams, supervising sound editors Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn, re-recording mixers John Reitz and Tom Ozanich, and VFX supervisor Gregory McMurry. Live by
Night arrived in theaters on January 13, 2017.
Set in 1926, Fantastic Beasts
and Where to Find Them is a
delightful prequel in the Harry
Potter film series.
This new chapter follows
wizard Newt Scamander (
Eddie Redmayne) and his quest to
recapture his enchanted creatures before they wreak havoc
in New York City.
Rodeo FX delivered 126 visual effects shots for the project. A team of more than 100
hard-working artists developed
the look of the film’s titular fantastic beasts, building many
proprietary effects pipeline solutions in the process. “Building
these creatures allowed us to
define a new set of tools and a
unique creature FX workflow,”
explains Sébastien Moreau,
president of Rodeo FX. “This
project allowed us to expand
our creature capability and
we’re thrilled to be able to offer
that on future projects.”
Angel and the Badman, an iconic Western
drama directed by James Edward Grant, first
premiered in theaters on February 15, 1947.
John Wayne stars as Quirt Evans, a notorious
gunman who is injured and on the run.
Gail Russell stars as Penelope Worth, a
wholesome young Quaker woman who
nurses him back to health. Quirt is faced with
the choice of returning to his outlaw ways or
living a peaceful life with Penelope.
The film showcases the talents of
cinematographer Archie Stout, film editor
Harry Keller, sound engineer Victor B. Appel,
and composer Richard Hageman.
Angel and the Badman is now streaming on
The Film Detective, an app for classic films
and television shows available for Roku,
Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV.