By applying its viral content strategy to video productions, BuzzFeed has turned its Motion Pictures wing into a major part of its profile. After spending the first six-or-so years of its existence establishing itself as a forward-thinking...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said today that 12 distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016 Sci-Tech Oscars, which will be held February 11. They are made public so individualsShow More Summary
Nate Parker's blunt biographical drama “The Birth of a Nation” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, 11 days after members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences came under fire for nominating only white actors for a second straight year. Parker’s movie, which tells the...
Now you can see objects in slow motion and even touch them!
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“Our results demonstrate that some films can exert considerable control over brain activity and eye movements. However, this was not the case for all types of motion picture sequences, and the level of control over viewers’ brain activity differed as a function of movie content, editing, and directing style.”
This unique display piece makes objects placed inside of it appear to move in slow motion. The trick is the use of an electromagnet and strobe lights that blink so fast you can’t see them. It only makes sense that it was designed by Time Warp host Jeff Lieberman.
Jeff Lieberman's slow motion picture frame doubled its funding goal in days. Here's how it works. Jeff Lieberman's slow motion picture frame doubled its funding goal in days. Here's how it works. Jeff Lieberman was a graduate student...Show More Summary
Designer Matt Eller speaks with Executive Producer Eve Moros Ortega about producing the title sequences, motion design, and typography for Season 8 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century."
An acclaimed movie director who received an Oscar nomination and was president of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Directors Guild of America has died. Deadline.com reports that Arthur Hiller died today in Los Angeles....
Jeff Lieberman, musician, sculptor and host of the Discovery Channel program Time Warp has come up with a way to put his love for slow-motion photography with the Slow Dance Picture Frame. This unique frame makes real objects appear to move in slow motion through the use of an electromagnet and fast moving strobe lights […]
Why has the next issue of Civil War II been delayed? Why has Powerless creator Ben Queen departed the NBC superhero comedy series? What rating did Doctor Strange get from the Motion Picture Association of America? Why does Joel Kinnaman...Show More Summary
Finally, a picture frame that allows you to control time This picture frame by artist and robotiscist Jeff Lieberman uses an electromagnetic mechanism to make lightweight objects such as feathers or leaves vibrate at a high speed that, combined with blinking LED lights, create the illusion that they are moving in slow motion. Show More Summary
Phillip “Fyvush” Finkel, an actor with an 80-year career spanning Yiddish theater, motion pictures and television and best known for his Emmy-winning role on David E. Kelly’s 90s sitcom Picket Fences, died Sunday at his home in Manhattan, his son confirmed to the New York Times. Show More Summary
2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL 9000, and Her’s Samantha are the two of the most famous artificial intelligences in the history of motion pictures. Tilmann Ohm carefully selected lines from both characters, and combined them to form a surprisingly coherent conversation.
Roger Jay Pietschmann, a third generation motion picture industry vet who, like his father, was a boom operator, sound recordist and mixer with credits including Taxi Driver, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure and Twilight Zone: The Movie has died following a battle with multiple symptom atrophy. Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Donna Kornhaber and Ellen Christine Scott as its 2016 Academy Film Scholars. Their respective book projects focus on female screenwriters in the early years of American cinema and the representation of slavery in Classical Hollywood films. Show More Summary
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When moviegoers settled into their theater seats in 1979 to watch Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the first thing they beheld was the simple, iconic mountain logo of Paramount Pictures; once that image had faded, the film began. Audiences who saw Star Trek Beyond last week, on the other hand, sat through five signifiers of […]
As the industry struggles with diversity, several panelists at Friday night's panel discussion on ageism in Hollywood applauded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for including more women and minorities as members, but decried...Show More Summary