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Cinema on the Bayou’s cajun-infused deadline for Louisiana filmmaker submissions is September 23rd

Cinema on the Bayou’s cajun-infused deadline for Louisiana filmmaker submissions is September 23rd

Cinema on the Bayou will have its 18th annual film festival from January 26th to February 2nd in Lafayette, LA. The festival is an international celebration of original voices from around the world, but especially gravitates towards French Louisiana’s cajun and creole cultures and screens an impressive number of French-language films.

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The marsh atmosphere in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ and the editing and VFX relationship that helped shape it

The marsh atmosphere in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ and the editing and VFX relationship that helped shape it

When you cut through the external buzz of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’, what you have is an adventure mystery built on the foundation of an atmosphere. The marsh – the buzz of cicadas and the sun that drips down through the cypress trees – it’s a living piece of this story. The effects and the composition are paramount.
We talked to editor Alan E. Bell and VFX Supervisor Kolby Kember of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ about how they helped build the atmosphere of Crawdads with their editing and visual effects expertise.

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Screenwriter Cassie Doyle talks what makes a good movie and her path as a professional storyteller

Screenwriter Cassie Doyle talks what makes a good movie and her path as a professional storyteller

Cassie Doyle spoke to us about her process as a screenwriter, her path into it, and the collage of components that come together to make a good movie work.
“My boss was the head of scripted content at Lifetime and I read about 200 Christmas script submissions. After the 95th one, I found myself saying, “I can write a better Christmas movie than this.” And so I challenged myself to do it.”

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