Behind the scenes

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    Behind the scenes: Mulan

    2020-07-07T10:23:00Z

    Cinematographer Mandy Walker frames for the epic and the intimate in Disney’s touchpaper test for theatrical return.

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    Behind the Scenes: The Glastonbury Experience

    2020-06-24T11:33:00Z

    With Glastonbury cancelled, the BBC has delved into the archives to bring highlights from past festivals to the small screen. BBC Studios executive producer Alison Howe tells IBC365 about the challenges of producing the five-day Glastonbury Experience during lockdown.

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    Behind the scenes: Springwatch

    2020-06-12T14:59:00Z

    As the broadcast of BBC’s seasonal wildlife show Springwatch comes to an end, IBC365 looks at how the live show was produced despite Covid-19 restrictions.

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    Behind the scenes: Da 5 Bloods

    2020-06-10T11:50:00Z

    With racial tensions heightening in the US, IBC365 goes behind the scenes of Spike Lee’s return to Vietnam, which sets the record straight on the white-washed reporting of the war and draws explicit parallels with the rise of fascism today.

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    Behind the scenes: Avatar 2 and 3

    2020-05-27T15:39:00Z

    Avatar broke technical boundaries and commercial records in 2009 by bringing digital 3D into the light. Can history repeat itself with James Cameron’s four sequels currently in production?

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    Behind the scenes: Isolation Stories

    2020-05-07T15:32:00Z

    Coronavirus lockdown has put a halt to productions worldwide. But with  Isolation Stories ITV Studios has created a novel drama shoot where the cast and crew maintained social distancing. Adrian Pennington investigates.

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    Behind the scenes: Dummy

    2020-04-07T11:53:00Z

    Quibi launches with a new production method and tantalising creative storytelling possibilities.

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    Behind the scenes: The Mandalorian’s groundbreaking virtual production

    2020-03-04T17:24:00Z

    Massive LED walls and gaming engines were used to speed up the creative process and reduce the time needed in post-production for Disney+ Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian .

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    Broadcasting the Six Nations: Behind the scenes of the TV production

    2020-01-31T14:37:00Z

    From machine learning-driven analytics to 4K drone, the broadcast of the 2020 Six Nations rugby tournament will feature some innovative kit as well as some tried and trusted technology.

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    Behind the scenes: Jojo Rabbit

    2019-12-24T10:41:00Z

    Jojo, a normal kid with a vivid imagination, an absent father and a need to fit in, settles on a pretend friend in the form of Adolf Hitler. In filmmaker Taika Waititi’s World War II satire, this fantasy is experienced as a matter of fact. “The main thing was ...

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    Behind the scenes: 1917

    2019-12-18T15:59:00Z

    Meticulous military planning was required for Sam Mendes’ clock-ticking ‘one-shot’ war drama. Adrian Pennington talks to cinematographer Roger Deakins and sound mixer Stuart Wilson.

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    Behind the scenes: Cats

    2019-12-11T13:41:00Z

    From page to stage to screen, how director Tom Hooper and DP Christopher Ross transmogrified the megamusical

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    Behind the scenes: 6 Underground

    2019-12-03T15:39:00Z

    6 Underground sees Netflix hand one of its biggest ever budgets to director Michael Bay. Adrian Pennington speaks with cinematographer Bojan Bazelli about creating practical effects for Bay’s new Ryan Reynolds-starring action blockbuster.

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    Behind the scenes: The Irishman

    2019-11-27T09:28:00Z

    Martin Scorsese’s new crime drama sees the Goodfellas director reunite with Robert De Niro. Adrian Pennington spoke to Rodrigo Prieto about shooting a tale that spans six decades.

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    Behind the scenes: War of the Worlds

    2019-11-15T10:19:00Z

    The War of the Worlds started on the radio, but the sound is just as important in the latest small screen turn of the HG Wells classic. Adrian Pennington goes behind the scenes of the audio behind the BBC’s new TV adaptation.

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    Behind the scenes: Diego Maradona

    2019-11-05T16:46:00Z

    Editor Chris King and director Asif Kapadia tackle Argentina’s footballing enigma, Diego Maradona, in this documentary which comes to DVD this month

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    Behind the scenes: His Dark Materials

    2019-11-01T10:03:00Z

    Any adaptation of Philip Pullman’s multi-layered fantasy His Dark Materials must decide how to represent the cast of animalistic ‘daemons’ which feature constantly throughout the story. Adrian Pennington spoke with key members of the VFX team to find out how. 

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    Behind the scenes: Official Secrets

    2019-10-25T09:17:00Z

    Telling the story with lighting, Official Secrets cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister BSC speaks to Alana Foster on how he worked with director Gavin Hood to depict the story of one woman’s moral conundrum.

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    Behind the scenes: Le Mans ‘66

    2019-10-09T11:13:00Z

    James Mangold’s Le Mans ’66 - also known as Ford v Ferrari - looks at the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael talks about shooting emotion in the cold metal of motorsports

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    Behind the scenes: Joker

    2019-10-03T15:58:00Z

    Production designer Mark Friedberg and editor Jeff Groth explain how they mapped Manhattan to fit the warped and rotting mind of the clown’s alter ego.