Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Illusions of Flight: Behind the Scenes of Hollywood’s Aviation Classics (Presented by Ben Burtt and Craig Barron)

"Oscar®-winning visual effects supervisor Craig Barron and Oscar-winning sound designer Ben Burtt will explore the side-by-side advances in filmmaking technology and aviation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ four-evening series “Hollywood Takes to the Air” beginning on Thursday, August 14, at 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood." via FIN

// Hollywood Takes To The Air via Oscars

Here's an interview from 2012 with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt talking about film history and the legacy of filmmaking.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Fog City Mavericks: The Filmmakers of San Francisco

Fog City Mavericks: The Filmmakers of San Francisco is a compelling exploration of the legendary filmmakers who call the San Francisco Bay Area home including George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Clint Eastwood, Chris Columbus and producer Saul Zaentz.

Interview with Gary Leva director of 'Fog City Mavericks'