By Valentin Ewan As the success of “Life of Pi” shows, with four accolades from the Academy Awards alone, green screen is not only a great potential tool for film but sometimes a necessary one. After all, imagine how many stuntmen or actors would be lost at sea or mauled by tigers if ”Life of Pi” had been made in simpler cinematic times. Green screen has been criticized by some, who consider the environments created by green screen, regardless of how beautiful or accurate they may be, limiting to the medium of film. These people believe that a green screen makes it harder for actors to act in and […]
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Green Screen Stage: Make Up Room
HD Make Up with RuPaul’s Famous Drag Queens By Rosemary Ponzo Last week we had a spectacular drag queen shoot here in the studio. The makeup challenges were almost overwhelming. With at least fifteen different costume changes, came different make-up looks spanning from the late 70′s to today, each look had to be different than the last. All great looks says Rosemary Ponzo who was the make-up artist and nail person on set. Ponzo also applied Make-up touches to the talent, since each had their own special look that they designed for Rupaul’s Drag Race Show on VH1 The Drag Queens had to have special nails applied to their fingers […]
Teleprompter Job for Vita Coco By Maria Lopez (MLo) Spanning from LA to NY the new improved Vita Coco energy drink everyone is buzzing about made its New York debut at American Movie Company. Vita Coco is celebrity endorsed by the likes of Madonna, Rihanna, and Demi Moore. This energy drink is calorie and caffeine free. Others have said: When it comes to nutrition, my philosophy is whatever is good for me should tastes good too! I naturally have a sweet tooth and am always looking for ways to curb it. Previously I wrote of about the health benefits of drinking coconut water, since then I have actually incorporated a glass of […]
Rosemary Ponzo HD/3D Make-up Specialist Sweeping the Industry Rosemary Ponzo has been working with High Definition make-up for many years and is one of the top HD/3D makeup specialists in the tri-state area. Rosemary is a costume/wardrobe designer and stylist who has worked extensively on high definition shoots. Working on countless shoots with American Movie Company, Rosemary has been the key HD make-up specialist. Her latest venture was working on the LightWave production of a 3D video shot for an upscale shopping center in Paris. High definition make-up is the latest and greatest necessity in film and television. The cameras are becoming ever more advanced, so it is necessary for […]