Category Archives: Entertainment

Bob Givens, Designer of the Iconic Bugs Bunny, Dies at 99

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Career of key member of the team of animators that created the iconic Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd characters spans 60 years. By AWN Staff Editor | Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 3:29pm In 2D, Cartoons, Films, In Passing, People, Short Films, Television | ANIMATIONWorld, Headline News | Geographic Region: North America Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd in a 1940 cartoon that debuted the wascally wabbit’s trademark personality and look. […]

Hank Azaria Says He Will No Longer Voice Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

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By VARIETY STAFF CREDIT: AZARIA: DAVID BUCHAN/VARIETY/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Hank Azaria says he is officially stepping down as the voice of Apu on “The Simpsons.” “I won’t be doing the voice anymore, unless there’s someway to transition it or something,” Azaria said in an interview with SlashFilm. “What they’re going to do with the character is their call. It’s up to them […]

Major League Baseball Crushes the Astros for Their Sign-Stealing Scheme

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THE HAMMER DROPS: Major League Baseball Crushes the Astros for Their Sign-Stealing Scheme January 13, 2020, by Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs When it comes to offenses that go so deeply to the fairness of the sport and our ability to trust the results, what the Houston Astros did is right up there on the villain scale. https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/1216796081457111040 That is […]

Six Audition Tips for Voice Over Actors

Photo by@neilgodding via unsplash.com John Kovacevich Several years back, I wrote some audition tips for my on-camera actor friends. (Here and here.) As a creative director in the advertising business, I’ve watched and listened to a LOT of commercial auditions, including thousands of VO recordings. Here are a few tips. Everything that follows is, of course, just one […]

20 Tips and Tricks for Shooting Your Next Film

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Amanda Directing a film is hard! Lighting, costumes, locations, permits, budgets, audio, actors, editing… how can you do everything well? We’re here to help you figure out how to make the best film possible. Follow these 20 filmmaking tricks and tips to make your short film or feature film a success.   1. Don’t rush […]

Stan Lee’s Daughter Blasts Disney And Marvel: ‘No One Could Have Treated My Father Worse’

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By COREY ATAD Stan Lee and Joan Celia Lee. Photo: Jim Smeal/ShutterstockStan Lee’s daughter has no love for Marvel or Disney.TMZ caught up with the late comic creator’s daughter Joan Celia “JC” Lee for her opinion in the wake of the studio’s negotiation dispute with Sony over control of the Spider-Man character.“Marvel and Disney seeking total control […]

How Alex Metcalf Used His Acting Experience to Guide Russell Crowe in ‘The Loudest Voice’

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BY BRANDON KIRBY | JULY 30, 2019 9:30 AM Photo Source: Courtesy of JoJo Whilden/Showtime “The Loudest Voice” showrunner Alex Metcalf expected that finding an actor to play the larger-than-life Roger Ailes would be a herculean task. “Russell [Crowe] was always one of the people we dreamed about and, honestly, assumed we would probably never get,” Metcalf reveals. […]

Charles Barkley named this Celtics legend as best player he had to guard in NBA

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Charles Barkley named this Celtics legend as best player he had to guard in NBA Nick Goss Charles Barkley played in the golden era of the NBA. His career began in the 1984-85 season at the height of the Larry Bird/Magic Johnson rivalry, and it ended after the 1999-00 campaign — two seasons following Michael Jordan’s second retirement from the Chicago Bulls after […]