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Netflix series Pulse to film in New Mexico for Miami based medical drama

Netflix series Pulse to film in New Mexico for Miami based medical drama

Written by Kianna Best on May 10, 2024. Posted in Production News

Amber Dodson, New Mexico Film Office director announced today that Netflix series Pulse will be filming in and around Albuquerque through August. The series, directed by Kate Dennis (New Amsterdam, The Handmaid’s Tale), stars Willa Fitzgerald, Colid Woodell, Justina Machado, and many more. The New Mexico shot production will employ over 200 local crew to bring the project to life.

Challengers VFX team brings surrealism to tennis

Challengers VFX team brings surrealism to tennis

Written by Kianna Best on May 3, 2024. Posted in Production News

The much anticipated Challengers from director Luca Guadagnino made its premiere on 26 May 2024. Shrouded by the high octane world of tennis, the film follows Tashi, Patrick and Art as they navigate their respective relationships with the sport as well as with each other. I spoke with the film’s VFX producer Daniel Chavez on the surreal sequences that brought both the match experiences and the narrative progression to new levels.

Spike Lee directs new Fiat 500 commercial

Spike Lee directs new Fiat 500 commercial

Written by Kianna Best on May 2, 2024. Posted in Production News

It’s Italy in America for the new Fiat 500 commercial starring Giancarlo Esposito. Half Italian Esposito helps filmmaker and his friend Spike Lee find his inner Italian as they discover the dolce vita of their urban commute in the 2024 Fiat 500e. The 60 second online commercial was filmed by Academy-Award nominated cinematographer Matthew Libatique (Maestro) and made its debut on 1 May.

Disney reveals first look of Mufasa The Lion King

Disney reveals first look of Mufasa The Lion King

Written by Kianna Best on Apr 30, 2024. Posted in Production News

The much awaited Mufasa: The Lion King has finally unveiled its first look. Set for cinema release on 20 December, the film is directed by Barry Jenkins with Lin Manuel Miranda leading on music. Donald Glover and Beyoncé return as Simba and Nala, with the film welcoming Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy carter in the role of Kiara.

Mountain Dew shoot in Chile

Mountain Dew shoot in Chile

Written by Kianna Best on Apr 24, 2024. Posted in Production News

Mountain Dew capture all of the outdoorsy adventure in their new commercial shot in Chile. With a cast kitted out in Mountain Dew Outdoor Gear, a range of scenes see the refreshing beverage always in reach of those quad biking, jet skiing and mountain biking through the Chilean landscapes. Directed by Cameron Goold, the project is led by production company Farm League for Motive agency and serviced by Jacaranda Films.

Star Wars: Tales of the Empire comes to Disney plus

Star Wars: Tales of the Empire comes to Disney plus

Written by Kianna Best on Apr 24, 2024. Posted in Production News

The Star Wars franchise will continue its time at Disney+ with the arrival of new series Star Wars: Tales of the Empire. This release follows the conclusion of 2021 series Star Wars: The Bad Batch which will premiere its third and final season on 1 May. The new animated sci-fi series from the Lucasfilm production team will premiere on 4 May.

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