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what is studio production
Lights, Camera, Lingo! The motion picture industry – and the video and film production business more generally – uses lingo that people often learn little by little when working for film production companies, or playing a part in a production. Whether you’re the talent in front of the camera or part of the crew behind...
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Who built the first film studio
Before the film industry was the multi-billion dollar business it is now, there were baby steps and breakthroughs all along the way. From Italian scientist Allesandro Volta’s demonstration of a continuous source of electricity, to the French Lumière brothers’ photography equipment, to American inventor Thomas Edison’s light bulb and kinetograph, the boundless imagination of inventors...
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what is a dp in film production
The making of a movie requires time and effort from many skilled and creative people. The director of photography (DoP or DP) is one of those individuals, fulfilling a critical role in the viewer’s experience of the film. The DP, also referred to as the cinematographer, is the person who oversees the camera and lighting...
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what is post production in film
When the director says, “that’s a wrap,” it’s time for post-production to get started. Of course, some people in post-production are already working alongside directors and others during the filming process, but there’s still a lot to be done after the cast and film crew head home.                                                  Post-production includes everything from picture and sound editing...
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We are excited to be included in Mayor Garcetti‘s new campaign to “Greenlight Hollywood”, an urge to studio chief’s and producers to give the go-ahead for major film projects. We are in good company for this initiative, alongside executives from Screen Gems, De Laurentiis, Bad Robot and RatPac, as well as representatives from the Teamsters,...
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Earlier this month, Royal Interactive Studios brought in an 8-piece mariachi band for the BOOK OF LIFE digital campaign,#MARIACHIMYTWEET. The band selected songs from tweets sent into the Book of Life Movie Twitter account and “mariachi-fied” them, filmed it, and sent back out to into all social media channels. Cast members like Ice Cube and Channing Tatum tweeted in funny statements like “Lets Do This” and...
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On September 14th we invited KCRW’s Jason Kramer to host our 2nd installment of The #MSSFILMCLUB! This month we showed “The Past is a Grotesque Animal”, a documentary about the band Of Montreal, followed by a Q&A discussion with special guests Jason Miller, the film’s director/producer/editor and Andrew Napier, the producer/editor of the film.  Click here to view the movie trailer incase you missed it! Each...
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Each month we will be screening a new documentary chosen and hosted by notable LA creatives and visionaries, followed by a Q&A session and discussion with special guests and surprises. Our first installment was hosted by our friend and fellow film buff Matt Ornstein, along with NASA Cinematographer James Neihouse and DJ Sam Speigel.  Subscribe to...
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We love the mention in Complex Mag’s Expendables 3 cast interview at our studio! They describe the Stage 1 Green Room as “the lounge, a room that looks like it was imported from an English hamlet, with exposed beams, a high ceiling, sliding wooden doors and a 20 ft leather couch” sound familiar? Read more...
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On February 26th Mack Sennett Studios proudly presented the 4th annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards, featuring a live performance by Aloe Blacc and incredible presenters including Bobby Womack.This event, sponsored by Lincoln, Interscope and BMG, honors music as an integral part to the success of motion pictures, television programs, films, advertising and games. For more information read the event write ups on...
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