Are we seeing the end of cinemas? How to handle rejection as a creative freelancer? A new technology is replacing green screen and more!
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A new technology is replacing green screen
New Duolingo campaign: “Don’t Be Like Emily in Paris”
Streaming killed the silver screen star: with quiet award ceremonies and a declining box office goers, what’s to happen to the future of cinema?
How to handle rejection as a creative freelancer
Space experts review the Netflix space drama ‘The Silent Sea’
We miss EU: Michael Nguyen’s photographs unveil Europe’s specific magic
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Despite its innovation and mass successful use, green screens do have several drawbacks. Removing the green screen is never as quick as VFX artists would hope, and can tend to cast a green light over the set and the actors. Even green-screen substitutes, like projecting an image onto a screen behind the actor, fail to dynamically respond to camera movements the way they would in the real world.
The popular yet controversial Netflix show, Emily in Paris, launched its second season earlier this month. Criticism of the show and its main character mocks the stereotypical American tendency to not bother to learn the language of the country you travel to and assume that everywhere you go, English will be spoken from the get go.
Streaming Killed the Silver Screen Star: With Quiet Award Ceremonies and a Declining Box Office Goers, What’s to Happen to the Future of Cinema?
The Golden Globes were semi ‘cancelled’ this year leaving many of us puzzled. The reason behind the awards’ omission from TV sits among questions about the organisation’s membership and its integrity.
Rejection in any form is tough and no matter how thick your skin is, it’s bound to yet to you even if just a little bit.
In the South Korean Netflix series starring Gong Yoo and Bae Doona, a team of astronauts are sucked into a whirlwind adventure on the moon. But just how realistic is the show?
Nguyen’s latest series, By The Roadside, focuses on street and urban landscapes, architectural objects and the little details that make Germany, Austria and Italy unique.
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