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Long before filmmakers had access to the finest digital effects the industry has to offer, they had to get creative with matte paintings to blend like actors into locations and environments that couldn.t be achieved in real life. These are delicate works of art that date back to the early 20th century, when painters and artists helped directors achieve a nearly impossible vision. The website ShadowLocked.com writes a thorough history of the art of matte painting, singling out accomplished artists like Walter Percy Day, Peter Ellenshaw, Mark Sullivan and more. Beyond that, the site names what it believes to be the 50 greatest matte paintings, including imagery from such classics as Mary Poppins (above) to near-misses like Ghostbusters II, which often looked prettier than it deserved to look. This montage shows matte painting artist Matt Yuricich working on Ben-Hur, to give you an idea how a painter would create »
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Good afternoon and happy May! Where does the time go?
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What do you think of Boston magazine’s May cover? I love it!
Out writer/actress Michelle Paradise (Exes & Ohs) offered up some career advice on Twitter.
Aspiring TV writers: Finish that spec script, click this link & apply. Great program, great way to start your career! writersworkshop.warnerbros. »
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This week on F to 7th, Ingrid drags Alex (Ashlie Atkinson, The Wolf of Wall Street) to a hip trans party in Gowanus to expand their horizons, and they find themselves intimidated by the glamorous host, Simone (Casey Legler), and attractive fellow partygoer James (Mark Sullivan).
Check back next Monday for the Season 1 finale. If you're in New York, you can watch it at the finale party on Sunday, March 10 at Mission Dolores in Park Slope (249 4th Ave at Carroll St) at 8 p.m.
Teaser Photo: Teaser: Casey Legler guests as the host of a hip trans party. »
3 items from 2013
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