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Gabriel García Márquez Documentary Coming Soon (Trailer)

Gabriel García Márquez Documentary Coming Soon (Trailer)
"Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez," a portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning author who died last year at 87, has been scooped up by indie distributor Icarus Films for North American release. Directed by Barcelona-based filmmaker Justin Webster and shot in Colombia (the writer's native country), Cuba, France, Mexico, Spain and the Us, "Gabo" asks the question, "How did a boy from a tiny town on the Caribbean coast become a writer who won the hearts of millions? How did he change our perception of reality with his work?" Read More: Gabriel García Márquez and Akira Kurosawa Talk Film, Writing and 'Rhapsody in August' in 1991 Interviewees in the film include Colombian writers María Jimena Duzán and Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Márquez biographer Gerald Martin, Márquez literary agent Carmen Balcells, New Yorker writer Jon Lee Anderson, and former presidents of Colombia and the U.S....
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Byod: Filmmaker Discusses Portraying Guatemala's Political Climate in 'I Will Be Murdered'

Byod: Filmmaker Discusses Portraying Guatemala's Political Climate in 'I Will Be Murdered'
In the latest installment of the Bring Your Own Documentary (Byod) interview series sees host/documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner interviews Justin Webster, director of the documentary "I Will Be Murdered." In the doc, Webster examines Rodrigo Rosenberg, the Guatemalan lawyer who predicted his own demise at the hands of the Mexican government, with his subsequent murder causing a national uproar. In the interview with Byod, Webster discusses walking the fine line between informing the audience of the political situation that ultimately played a part in Rosenberg's death without getting bogged down in explicating the many factors and issues plaguing the Central American country. You can check out the interview as well as the full documentary below.
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Motion Pictures Sound Editors Love "Avatar!" Sci-Fi Film Took Home Two Golden Reel Awards

"Avatar" won two trophies at the 57th annual Golden Reel Awards given by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (Mpse). James Cameron's game-changing sci-fi film took home Best Sound Editing of Music in a Feature Film award and Best Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature.

The Mpse also honored Steven Spielberg with its 2010 Filmmaker Award.

2010 Golden Reel Award Winners

Feature Films

Sound effects, foley, dialogue, Adr and music in an animation feature film

"Up"

Supervising Sound Editor: Michael Silvers

Supervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer: Tom Myers

Supervising Foley Editor: Pascal Garneau

Music Editor: Stephen M. Davis

Sound Effects Editors: Al Nelson, J.R. Grubbs, Teresa Eckton

Foley Editor: Jonathan Null

Adr Editor: Steve Slanec

Foley Artists: Jana Vance, Dennie Thorpe

Sound effects, foley, dialogue and Adr in a foreign feature film

"District 9"

Supervising Sound Editors: Brent Burge, Chris Ward

Sound Designer: Dave Whitehead

Sound Effects Editors: Hayden Collow, Melanie Graham
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