The film scene and theme tune mashup challenge

Another example of what happens when creative people are given to much free time to play around to alleviate the boredom. Here, from Twitter posts by @CuriousBritishTelly, are the opening credits to Saturday Night Fever overdubbed with the theme tune to Steptoe & Son and Rocky training on the streets of Philadelphia over the theme […]

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The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Craft Awards nominees have been announced. It’s a long list, which you can view in full here. We’ve picked out one category for a special mentionn. Special, visual and graphics effects The Crown – Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television/Netflix Ben Turner Chris Reynolds Asa Should His […]

Aruba, HPE’s network technology subsidiary, is hosting its ATM Digital online conference this month, beginning on 9 June. It’s “the first industry event to combine the latest in networking with a focus on the emerging data era known as the Intelligent Edge” and Aruba is welcoming special guest James Corden to the proceedings, presumably to […]

It is estimated that around 20% of the British public own and regularly use a voice assistant such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri or Google Assistant. As an antidote to the “sterile feel” and “problematic associations” of their default soothing female American voices, the BBC has chosen to give its soon-to-launch equivalent, Beeb, which gets […]

Boasting the same LED screen technology John Favreau pioneered on The Mandalorian, Orca Studios has opened in Spain with the support of Epic Games and in collaboration with production company Kinolux. Using this state-of-the-art system, exterior or interior images powered by video game PC engines and that adjust in sync with camera movement are shown […]

While cinema owners make cautious plans to re-open with social distancing and hygiene measures in place, it looks like the UK is to get the full-on US-style drive-in experience this summer. Several operators have announced their plans and schedules, as listed on Yahoo! Entertainment. The Luna Drive-In Cinema Boasting “state of the art sound and screens, […]

Smaller crews, fewer extras, reduced international travel and restricted contact with key people are all likely to be aspects of film and higher-end TV drama production in the months to come and until it’s safe to revert to something resembling normality. Or, will the new ways of working that have been forced upon the industry […]


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