Wylie Co. celebrates ECD Paul Lambert’s Oscar nom for Dune

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Paul Lambert has scored his third “Best Visual Effects” Oscar nomination for the critically acclaimed film Dune, after having won the Oscar in 2018 and 2019 for Blade Runner 2049 and First Man, respectively. An Executive Creative Director at Wylie Co., Lambert recently took home the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects … Continue reading “Wylie Co. celebrates ECD Paul Lambert’s Oscar nom for Dune”

Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards

The 2022 ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography ceremony — clocking in at two hours and 30 minutes — was the first major in-person event held at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood for more than two years. And it not only celebrated excellence in the art form, but the enduring spirit of all who worked under difficult … Continue reading “Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards”

Dune, Coming 2 America, Cruella win at Costume Designer Guild Awards

Returning to an in-person ceremony after going virtual, the 2022 Costume Designers Guild Awards on Wednesday night. Dune, Coming 2 America and Cruella were the film winners at the event on Wednesday night. The awards were hosted by Andrew Rannells and Casey Wilson. Winners on the TV side included episodes of The Book of Boba Fett, … Continue reading “Dune, Coming 2 America, Cruella win at Costume Designer Guild Awards”

Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) held the 20th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.  This marks the Society’s 20th VES Awards program, and is being celebrated during the organization’s milestone 25th Anniversary. Industry guests gathered at the Beverly … Continue reading “Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards”

Dune, Candyman, Raya, Lost in Space, Apple nominated for ADG Awards

Dune, Nightmare Alley, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Licorice Pizza, West Side Story, and Raya and the Last Dragon were nominated Monday for the 26th annual Art Directors Guild ( IATSE Local 800) ADG Awards. Apple took three nominations in the Commercial category for Introducing iPhone 13 Pro” Saving Simon” and “Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever.” Gucci’s “Aria, Neom’s “Made … Continue reading “Dune, Candyman, Raya, Lost in Space, Apple nominated for ADG Awards”

Bringing Planet Arrakis to actual life in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

If you have not seen Denis Villeneuve’s Dune yet, you are missing out on one of the most epic and daring pieces of filmmaking to come along in some time. The Warner Bros. film is simply a marvel to behold. This jaw-dropping reaction can be attributed to the French Canadian Director’s design team. Planet Arrakis … Continue reading “Bringing Planet Arrakis to actual life in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune”

Dune: Denis Villeneuve on bringing the difficult novel to the screen

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune just premiered at the Venice Film Festival and is currently getting rave Twitter reactions. Set thousands of years in the future, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), a young man propelled by fate into an intergalactic power struggle. The son of beloved, embattled ruler Duke Leto and powerful warrior … Continue reading “Dune: Denis Villeneuve on bringing the difficult novel to the screen”

First official ‘Dune’ trailer arrives

The time has come – the trailer for DUNE has finally arrived. Written by author Frank Herbert in 1965, Dune is one of the most magnificent science-fiction stories of the 20th century. The title refers to a popular nickname for the planet Arrakis, an inhospitable desert world that also happens to be the universe’s only … Continue reading “First official ‘Dune’ trailer arrives”

Apple, call Timothée Chalamet by his name

Timothée Chalamet, who is currently eating up the silver screen (literally) in the acclaimed Bones and All, and will again star in the sequel to Dune coming later this year, still has a problem – he can’t get a series on Apple TV+. The young actor is jealous and the star of our Reel Ad … Continue reading “Apple, call Timothée Chalamet by his name”

2022 in Review: The biggest stories of the year

Would you believe it if I told you the biggest story of 2022 that could be found on Reel 360 News was about something that couldn’t be found? In early December, sister publication Reel Chicago legit went poof. As if Hermione, from Harry Potter, waved a wand and said, “Expecto Patronum.” Only it wasn’t a … Continue reading “2022 in Review: The biggest stories of the year”

Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner to produce 95th Oscars

With a focus on expertise in live television event production, Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner of White Cherry Entertainment have been named executive producers of the 95th Oscars, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced today.  For the eighth consecutive year, Weiss also will direct the show, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide … Continue reading “Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner to produce 95th Oscars”

Camp Lucky Drives Post For Magnolia Series Van Go

Our friends at Camp Lucky build on its collaboration with Magnolia Network providing post-production on season two of Van Go. In Van Go, Austinite and Chewy Design Co. owner Brett Lewis renovates vans into tiny homes on the road, innovating creative solutions and tackling the many challenges that come with custom outfitting each vehicle for his clients’ … Continue reading “Camp Lucky Drives Post For Magnolia Series Van Go”

Ataboy expands into food photography with new director Andrew Gooi

Following a banner year with the addition of Executive Producer Cameron Gray, a key partnership with creative management company Sharon & Perry, a collaboration with Brooklyn-based gallery Art Cake, and successful campaigns for White Castle, Adidas, Progressive and more, design-led content creation studio Ataboy is expanding its stellar NYC team once again with the addition of director Andrew Gooi. Drawing inspiration from a brand’s … Continue reading “Ataboy expands into food photography with new director Andrew Gooi”

Photo Gallery: Jonathan Baker’s Oscar Party brings Hollywood glamour back

And where did the Reel 360 team watch the infamous Will Smith Slap Sunday night during the Academy Awards? It was at the exquisite home of Jonathan Baker. The producer/director hosted an exclusive Oscar viewing party at his Beverly Hills home, Baker Manor, the former residence of Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. The glam event … Continue reading “Photo Gallery: Jonathan Baker’s Oscar Party brings Hollywood glamour back”

INTERVIEW: VFX Oscar Winner Paul Lambert

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Paul Lambert won the Oscar for “Best Visual Effects” on Sunday evening for the critically acclaimed film Dune. Having won the Oscar in 2018 and 2019 for Blade Runner 2049 and First Man, Lambert snagged his third Oscar to date after recently taking home the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects and the VES Award for Outstanding … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: VFX Oscar Winner Paul Lambert”

CODA becomes first streaming service film to win Oscar for Best Picture

Remember before the “Slap Heard ‘Round the World,” there was actually an award show going on? And it was going pretty great. Produced by Will Packer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out the gold statuettes known as Oscar for the 94th time. Coda, produced by Apple TV+, became the first film … Continue reading “CODA becomes first streaming service film to win Oscar for Best Picture”

Hello Sunshine to produce Dolly Parton and James Patterson novel

Legendary 11-time Grammy Award-winning, two-time Academy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Dolly Parton  (9 to 5) is set to star in Hello Sunshine’s feature film adaptation of Run, Rose, Run, the recently released novel written by Parton and acclaimed author, James Patterson. Parton and Patterson will produce the feature alongside Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine’s President of Film and Television, … Continue reading “Hello Sunshine to produce Dolly Parton and James Patterson novel”

Don’t Look Up, CODA, Hacks, Succession win at WGA Awards

Could CODA and Don’t Look Up be on their way to Oscars? The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the winners of the 2022 WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories during a joint, virtual ceremony hosted by Ashley … Continue reading “Don’t Look Up, CODA, Hacks, Succession win at WGA Awards”

Power of the Dog, Ted Lasso lead wins at 27th annual Critics Choice Awards

The Critics Choice Association announced the winners of the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards LIVE on The CW and TBS during an in-person ceremony hosted by Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer.  This year’s event was an international affair, with celebrations in both Los Angeles and London.   The Los Angeles ceremony was held at the Fairmount … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Ted Lasso lead wins at 27th annual Critics Choice Awards”

What do critics say about The Batman?

Last week Matt Reeves’ The Batman premiered in London and Paris, but Warner Brothers had a very strict embargo until today. In the beginning of the month, Awards Ace’s Erick Weber shared on Twitter that he too knew someone who viewed an early screening and they described The Batman as a “complex film,” comparing it … Continue reading “What do critics say about The Batman?”