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'Fargo' to Return to FX for Second Season

As expected, FX announced today at a Television Critics Association presentation that Fargo will be back for a second season. The TV adaptation of Joel and Ethan Coen’s Oscar-winning film earned 18 Emmy nominations this...

FX renews Fargo from writer and executive producer Noah Hawley.
J.J. Abrams Shows Off X-Wing from London Set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

In a video posted today, J.J. Abrams appears in front of an X-Wing on the London set of Star Wars: Episode VII. The director is promoting the final week of the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative, calling on fans to donate in support of...

Director J.J. Abrams promotes Star Wars: Force for Change initiative and offers a first look at the X-Wing craft from Star Wars set. 
A&E Greenlights Series Order for 'The Returned'

A&E has ordered 10 episodes of the scripted drama series The Returned. Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel and Lost) wrote the pilot. He and Raelle Tucker (True Blood and Supernatural) will serve as writers and executive producers. The Returned is based on the International Emmy-award winning French series adapted from the film Les Revenants.

The Returned has the potential to be one of the most...

Lost and True Blood writers helm show based on award-winning French supernatural series.
It's Official: The Cast of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Announced

As announced on today, director J.J. Abrams has named his cast for Star Wars:...

Star trio of the original trilogy will join Andy Serkis and director J.J. Abrams in the next Star Wars installment. 
Life on Tour with Coldplay, Lady Gaga, and The Great Wheat Thins Caper

Patrick Dolan is a cinematograher who has spent years on the road as a video engineer with recording artists like Coldplay, Lady Gaga, The Roling Stones, and many more. In a recent interview, Dolan discussed life on the road and how he got his start in film and video. He also shared a few of his personal experiences and a side of recording artists only the crew gets to see. Below are excerpts from the full interiew that will...

Touring cinematograher Patrick Dolan has spent his career on the road with some of music’s biggest acts. He shares his behind-the-scenes stories and why you should always guard your Wheat Thins.

Career Spotlight

Lighting Supervisor
At a resident theatrical company or on a large touring production, there is usually a lighting department supervisor.

Employer Spotlight

Wilshire Stages was purchased and renamed Wildfire Post-Production Studios in 2007 by the duo of veteran re-recording and sound mixers Chris David and Leslie Shatz.

Industry Calendar

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