The Bodega Boys Are Doing Something Right

As an avid Twitter user, I would say I’m pretty amused and easily captured by the culture this platform has created. In my opinion the conversations, debates, jokes, commentaries, and trends of mainstream culture tends to have its first beginnings on Twitter. Now, Twitter is a huge platform that serves many different communities, but if […]

Madea Franchise : Born by Accident

Madea, a one time character from I Can Do Bad All By Myself turned into an audience’s favorite. In 2000 Tyler Perry introduced Madea. The tell you how it is, marijuana-smoking, badass grandmother that a lot of people relate to. In 2001 Perry featured Madea in his play Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Then […]

IS DUBBING BOOMING?

According to the Oxford Dictionary, dubbing is replacing the original speech in a movie or television program with words in another language. In other words, dubbing commonly refers to a post-production process in which the actor’s voices are replaced with different voices from performers speaking another language. Dubbing first originated when actors had an unsatisfactory […]

Developer Abuse – How Game Designers Enjoy No Job Security

On September 21st, 2018, 250 employees working for the massive game developer Telltale Games were laid off, under what Telltale called a “majority studio closure“. With no forewarning or severance, hundreds of people lost their jobs and were given half an hour to leave the building, save for a small team of 25 workers that […]

A Poorly Directed Idea: THE DGA?

The more learn about the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the more skeptical I become. From what I can discern on their website and other sources like this one from Slate, I am confused as to how the DGA is still in business and not known as a scam among directors in the film industry. […]

The Art of Sound: Foley Artists

Sound has the ability to sway people emotionally ranging from sadness to fear. When you are watching a film, you probably are not thinking about the art behind the creation of a specific sound. This art is the job of a Foley artist. Foley artists create every single sound in films except dialogue. Their jobs […]

Writers of Original ‘Lion King’ Lose Out on Credit for 2019 Remake

Before the release of the ‘live-action’ Lion King remake, concerns arose about how credit would be distributed to individuals who worked on the original Lion King. According to an article from Hollywood Reporter, storyboard artist, Jorgen Klubien, who worked on the original animated film, “learned that his credit may not appear on this summer’s CGI-enhanced […]