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10 items from 2012


Crackle Joins Netflix and Hulu With Its Own Original Series, 'The Unknown'

23 March 2012 7:41 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Hulu has Richard Linklater's "Up to Speed" joining the second season of Morgan Spurlock's "A Day in the Life" and Netflix just added Eli Roth's "Hemlock Grove" to its upcoming slate next to David Fincher's "House of Cards" and Jenji Kohan's "Orange is the New Black." And now Crackle is getting into long-form series as well with "The Unknown," a horror and suspense anthology show about unexplained phenomena that will consist of six half-hour installments. Frances FisherJay R. Ferguson ("Mad Men"), William Atherton and Taryn Manning ("Hustle and Flow") are slated to star in various episodes, while Kevin Connolly (yes, E from "Entourage"), effects guy Sam Nicholson and Martha Coolidge (of "Real Genius" and "Valley Girl") will all take on directing duties. The series is the creation of Chris Collins, a producer on »

- Alison Willmore

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Crackle Joins Netflix and Hulu With Its Own Original Series, 'The Unknown'

23 March 2012 7:41 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Hulu has Richard Linklater's "Up to Speed" joining the second season of Morgan Spurlock's "A Day in the Life" and Netflix just added Eli Roth's "Hemlock Grove" to its upcoming slate next to David Fincher's "House of Cards" and Jenji Kohan's "Orange is the New Black." And now Crackle is getting into long-form series as well with "The Unknown," a horror and suspense anthology show about unexplained phenomena that will consist of six half-hour installments. Frances FisherJay R. Ferguson ("Mad Men"), William Atherton and Taryn Manning ("Hustle and Flow") are slated to star in various episodes, while Kevin Connolly (yes, E from "Entourage"), effects guy Sam Nicholson and Martha Coolidge (of "Real Genius" and "Valley Girl") will all take on directing duties. The series is the creation of Chris Collins, a producer on...

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- Alison Willmore

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TV: Crackle Filming 'Unknown' Anthology Drama

22 March 2012 4:51 PM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Deadline reporting on a new anthology drama series known as "Unknown," Crackle.com's first long-form scripted show, which has already assembled a cast and locked in directors. Frances Fisher (The Lincoln Lawyer), William Atherton ("Life") and Taryn Manning ("Hawaii Five-0") will star in installments of the thriller/horror anthology, which examines unexplained phenomena. Kevin Connolly ("Entourage") will direct an episode featuring Jay R. Ferguson ("Mad Men"), visual effects specialist Sam Nicholson ("The Walking Dead") will direct another episode featuring Christina Pickles, and Martha Coolidge will direct the rest of the six half-hour episodes. Production on the series, executive produced by Chris Collins ("Sons of Anarchy") and former LucasFilm executive Steve Tzirlin, started last month for a launch later this year on the Sony Pictures TV-owned digital network Crackle. »

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Something Unknown is Starting to Crackle

22 March 2012 3:15 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The media landscape is changing in a hurry. Long gone are the days when we used to have to worry about basic cable to see some of the shows or movies that made us smile. A new online digital delivery service seems to pop up every day. Right now, though, our sights are on Crackle, which is looking to get into the horror biz!

According to Deadline the anthology series "Unknown", Crackle's first long-form scripted show, has assembled a cast and locked in directors.

Frances Fisher (The Lincoln Lawyer), William Atherton (Life), and Taryn Manning ("Hawaii Five-0") will star in installments of the thriller/horror anthology, which examines unexplained phenomena.

Kevin Connolly ("Entourage") will direct an episode featuring Jay R. Ferguson ("Mad Men"), visual effects specialist Sam Nicholson ("The Walking Dead") will direct another episode featuring Christina Pickles, and Martha Coolidge will directs the rest of the six half-hour episodes. »

- Uncle Creepy

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Crackle Sets Cast And Directors For First Long-Form Scripted Series ‘Unknown’

22 March 2012 1:07 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Anthology drama series Unknown, Crackle.com’s first long-form scripted show, has assembled a cast and locked in directors. Frances Fisher (The Lincoln Lawyer), William Atherton (Life) and Taryn Manning (Hawaii Five-0) will star in installments of the thriller/horror anthology, which examines unexplained phenomena. Kevin Connolly (Entourage) will direct an episode featuring Jay R. Ferguson (Mad Men), visual effects specialist Sam Nicholson (The Walking Dead) will direct another episode featuring Christina Pickles, and Apa-repped Martha Coolidge will directs the rest of the six half-hour episodes. Production on the series, executive produced by Chris Collins (Sons of Anarchy) and former LucasFilm executive Steve Tzirlin, started last month for a launch later this year on the Sony Pictures TV-owned digital network Crackle. »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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Cast Announced for Crackle's Original Series, The Unknown

22 March 2012 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Frances Fisher ( The Lincoln Laywer ), William Atherton ("Life") and Taryn Manning ("Hawaii Five-0"), among others, will star in installments of the original anthology "The Unknown" for Crackle.com, the multi-platform video entertainment network announced today. Kevin Connolly ("Entourage") will direct an episode featuring Jay R. Ferguson ("Mad Men"), Visual Effects specialist Sam Nicholson ("The Walking Dead") will direct Christina Pickles ("Friends") and Martha Coolidge ( Real Genius ) will helm the remaining episodes. "The Unknown" is comprised of six 30-minute, standalone episodes that fuse drama, psychological thrills, suspense and horror. The series, which examines unexplained phenomena, is »

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And the Winners of the 10th Visual Effects Society (Ves) Awards Are...

9 February 2012 11:43 AM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

"The Adventures of Tintin" dominated the nominations but it was "Rango" that received the most trophies at the 10th Visual Effects Society (Ves) awards. Stan Lee received the the Lifetime Achievement Award and visual effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull received the George Melies Award. Patton Oswalt hosted the event held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Antonion Banderas, Lou Ferrigno, director Chris Miller, Marc Webb, and Jennifer Yuh Nelson presented awards. But the surprise appearance by Martin Scorsese was the highlight of the evening.

Here's the full list of winners (highlighted) and nominees of the 10th Annual Ves Awards, to visit our Awards Avenue coverage of other award-giving bodies, winners and nominees, click here:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture

Captain America: The First Avenger

Charlie Noble

Mark Soper

Christopher Townsend

Edson Williams

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Tim Burke

Emma Norton

John Richardson

David Vickery »

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Transformers 3, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows 2: Visual Effects Society Nominations

10 January 2012 6:46 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Michael Bay's Transformers: Dark of the Moon Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture Captain America: The First Avenger Charlie Noble Mark Soper Christopher Townsend Edson Williams Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Tim Burke Emma Norton John Richardson David Vickery Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Gary Brozenich David Conley Charlie Gibson Ben Snow Rise of the Planet of the Apes Dan Lemmon Joe Letteri Cyndi Ochs Kurt Williams Transformers: Dark of the Moon Scott Benza Wayne Billheimer Matthew Butler Scott Farrar   Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture Anonymous Andre Cantarel Volker Engel Rony Soussan Marc Weigert Hugo Ben Grossmann Alex Henning Rob Legato Karen Murphy Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Laya Armian Chas Jarrett Seth Maury Sirio Quintavalle Source Code Annie Godin Louis Morin War Horse Duncan Burbidge Ben Morris Mike Mulholland Chris Zeh   Outstanding Visual »

- Steve Montgomery

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10th Annual Ves Awards Nominations Announced

9 January 2012 11:56 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Visual Effects Society (Ves) today announced the nominees for its 10th Annual Ves Awards ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games. Nominees were chosen Saturday, January 7 by distinguished panels of Ves members who viewed submissions at the FotoKem screening facilities in Burbank and New York, FotoKem's Spy in San Francisco, and other facilities in London, Sydney, Vancouver and Wellington, Nz.

"The standard of the creative work that is being considered this year is unbelievably high across all categories," said Jeffrey A. Okun, Chair of the Visual Effects Society. "The judges faced a huge challenge because all of the work was so far above the norm. We're honored to have the opportunity to focus the spotlight on the outstanding work that has contributed to some of the highest grossing films and broadcast projects of all time."

As previously announced, »

- MovieWeb

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Visual Effects Society nominates “Harry Potter,” “Hugo” and more – Awards Alley

9 January 2012 4:39 AM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

By Sean O’Connell

hollywoodnews.com: Over the weekend, the Visual Effects Society announced the nominees for its 10th Annual Ves Awards ceremony, recognizing summer tentpoles (“Harry Potter,” “Captain America”) and surprise hits (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Hugo”) for their outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.

“The standard of the creative work that is being considered this year is unbelievably high across all categories,” said Jeffrey A. Okun, Chair of the Visual Effects Society. “The judges faced a huge challenge because all of the work was so far above the norm. We’re honored to have the opportunity to focus the spotlight on the outstanding work that has contributed to some of the highest grossing films and broadcast projects of all time.”

As previously announced, Stan Lee will be honored with the Ves 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award and »

- Sean O'Connell

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