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    Behind the Scenes: 3 Body Problem


    The cinematographers behind Netflix sci-fi series explain why the sun was such an important element in the show’s VR game world and how they played the story’s fictional science straight down the line.

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    Behind the scenes: Silo


    Award-winning Cinematographer David Luther had to draw on all his experience to help create a convincing backdrop for this dystopian short-story adaption. Adrian Pennington reports.

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    Behind the Scenes: Masters of the Air


    Masters of the Air takes place over the skies of Nazi-occupied Europe and at the very least doesn’t flinch from the horrific conditions faced by men in metal tubes flying five miles above ground, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes - Dune: Part Two


    The highly-anticipated sequel to the epic Dune: Part One had the challenge of communicating the deeper narrative of the original novels all the while creating a standalone film, reports Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: After the Flood


    Set in a fictional British town hit by devastating flooding, a timely new ITV1/ITVX mystery thriller generated some very specific challenges for the production crew, writes David Davies.

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    Behind the scenes: Moremi


    Out of the pandemic came an African creative partnership that took an enduring Nigerian myth and turned it into an historic Disney animation. George Jarrett reports.

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    Behind the Scenes: The Zone of Interest


    The cinematic adaptation of a Martin Amis novel juxtaposes mundane everyday life with the horror of Auschwitz using thermal vision and audio, among other narrative devices, reports Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: Occupied City


    Steve McQueen’s new documentary juxtaposes the past with the present and breaks the traditional narrative style to bring the facts of the holocaust into the light, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: Poor Things


    A story about re-activating a dead woman with her unborn baby’s brain was always going to make for a strange film but if weird is what you want, Poor Things will not disappoint, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: Ferrari


    Michael Mann’s new film contrasts the frenetic action of racing sports cars with the more formal staging of Enzo Ferrari’s interpersonal rivalries and driving ambition, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    The most popular IBC365 feature stories of 2023


    We’ve pulled together our list of the most popular technology features of 2023, a top 10 that encompasses movies, music, a coronation, neon-drenched darkness and a giant Las Vegas sphere. Let’s start with…

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    Behind the Scenes: Napoleon


    In Ridley Scott’s bio-epic Napoleon we see the French general at the battles of Austerlitz and Waterloo, in his tent, standing outside his tent, on a horse – waiting, waiting, waiting, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: The Colour Purple


    There’s magical realism at the heart of this latest version of the famous story of suffering and triumph, editor Jon Poll tells Adrian Pennington for IBC365.

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    Behind the Scenes: Society of the Snow


    To faithfully recreate a 50-year-old real life plane crash and remarkable tale of survival, the filmmakers behind Society of the Snow combined LED and green screens with multiple practical sets of the plane’s fuselage and put them all 2000+ metres up a mountain, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: The Buccaneers


    Girls with money, men with power. A group of fun-loving young American girls explode into the stiff upper lipped London season of the 1870s, kicking off an Anglo-American culture clash in Apple TV series The Buccaneers, reports Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: The Killer


    The precision design of David Fincher’s hit-man feature mirrors its subject, writes Adrian Pennington

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    Behind The Scenes: The Creator


    Cinematographer Oren Soffer discussed bringing guerilla-style filmmaking to sci-fi blockbuster The Creator with Adrian Pennington. 

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    Behind the Scenes: Special Ops: Lioness


    Paul Cameron is a distinguished cinematographer who is now making a move into the director’s chair. IBC365 spoke to him about his latest project, Special Ops: Lioness, a military drama for showrunner Taylor Sheridan.

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    Behind the Scenes: Kiss The Future


    U2’s 1997 concert in the aftermath of the Bosnian War is relived and remixed from archive footage, original audio and new testimonials, writes Adrian Pennington.