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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Phil Stern Exhibition: Hollywood Big Shots

Phil Stern Exhibition: Hollywood Big Shots | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Phil Stern’s career in photography began early on, as a high school student growing up in New York, Stern swept floors in a Canal Street photo studio while working nights taking pictures for the notoriously noir Police Gazette. Phil Stern enlisted in the Army in 1942, and joined the ranks of the elite “Darby’s Rangers” as a combat photographer. Stern was well known among his war colleagues for putting himself front and center as he documented battles in North Africa and Sicily. The credit stamp “Photo by PHIL STERN”, which ran alongside his images in the armed forces newspaper Stars and Stripes, became synonymous with a truly genuine image taken under fire by a daring young photographer.

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Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Women Who Want to Be Starlets

Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Women Who Want to Be Starlets | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Swiss photographer Anoush Abrar has returned again and again to Hollywood over the past decade to document the quest for stardom.

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27 Leading Characters In Hollywood's Big Digital Play

27 Leading Characters In Hollywood's Big Digital Play | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
A cast of leading stars producers agents and studio execs are digitally disrupting their business before the digital business disrupts it for them.
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When Winning An Oscar Means Bankruptcy: VFX Artists Protest The Academy Awards

When Winning An Oscar Means Bankruptcy: VFX Artists Protest The Academy Awards | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Visual effects pros gathered in person at the Oscars and on Twitter to protest the unsustainable model supporting the creation of Hollywood’s most eye-popping films.

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Hollywood in Vivid Kodachrome

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Suddenly, in the late 1930s and the 1940s, the American viewing audience went from thinking of Hollywood in black and white to experiencing it in stunning, rich color. Kodachrome was the vessel that brought hyper-real, hyper-beautiful stars into movie houses, magazines, and homes. In a new book, Hollywood in Kodachrome, David Wills collects some of the most brilliant images from 1940s Hollywood, including stills of Fred Astaire, Lucille Ball, Marlene Dietrich, and Frank Sinatra.

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Hollywood's Long History Of Mostly Failing To Make Video Games

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As mainstream video games strived to be more cinematic and as gaming emerged as a major source of entertainment revenues, it was only a matter of time until the talent from the film industry would attempt to get in on the action. Such a thing has indeed happened numerous times. For whatever reason, it typically has not worked out.

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`Hollywood movie bosses say 'cut' to cinema sex scenes

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HOLLYWOOD is cutting raunchy scenes from movies because producers no longer believe that sex sells. Instead film bosses are focussing on CGI action scenes and special effects to entertain audiences, according to a report in the Sunday Times.
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