Fox Archives: ‘The Greatest Showman’ concept art

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Rarely does the Fox Archives receive hand-drawn original art concepts from today’s feature films. The majority of concept art and construction, design, and storyboard materials are now created digitally and delivered via a link, hard drive or server. We seldomly have the opportunity to unroll full-size canvas banners and hand-painted watercolor concepts, filling the workroom with the smells of an artist’s studio. “The Greatest Showman,” in addition to being a musical phenomenon, is a visual wonder incorporating both hand-drawn and digital art seamlessly –…

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Fox Archives: 60th anniversary of ‘The Fly’ (1958)

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August 2018 marks the 60th anniversary of Kurt Neumann’s “The Fly.” The film, starring David Hedison, Vincent Price and Patricia Owens, was adapted from George Langelaan’s short story of the same name. The success of the 20th Century Fox film spawned two sequels and the eventual 1986 remake starring Jeff Goldblum. To help celebrate this science fiction tale of transformation, here is some rare behind-the-scenes photography.

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21CF Chats: Emmy-nominated Sonu Mishra, ‘Genius: Picasso’ costume designer

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Researching Picasso, costume tricks, fitting Antonio Banderas and more There are many elements that must blend together in order to create an on-screen world that’s immersive, authentic and memorable. Costume designer Sonu Mishra played a role in doing just that for National Geographic’s “Genius: Picasso” through the medium of clothes, an achievement that was recognized with an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Period Costumes last month. Last year, Sonu was nominated for her work on the first installment of “Genius,” which focused on Albert Einstein’s…

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21CF hosts 2018 PromaxBDA Promo Pathway graduation ceremony, bringing fresh new voices into entertainment marketing

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As one of the leading sponsors of Promo Pathway, PromaxBDA’s yearlong program for college students with diverse voices to gain experience in entertainment marketing, 21st Century Fox recently welcomed this year’s class of 14 graduates to the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles to showcase their portfolios and celebrate their graduation. Students played the on-air promo reels they created over the past year and received valuable feedback from HR representatives, recruiters and industry leaders at the reception. Scott Edwards, SVP of On-Air Promos &…

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21CF Chats: Emmy-nominated Bob Barnhart, lighting designer for FOX’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

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Bob talks about his latest Emmy nomination, his weekly schedule on the show and more Last month, FOX’s hit dance competition show “So You Think You Can Dance” (Mondays at 8/7c) was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Series. Bob Barnhart, lighting designer for the show, has received 41 Emmy nominations of his own throughout his career and says they are always appreciated.

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21CF Chats: Emmy-nominated Tom Mahoney, VFX Supervisor for FOX’s ‘Gotham’

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Creating the city of Gotham, collaboration, TV’s impressive rise in VFX and more If you’ve ever watched an episode of FOX’s show “Gotham,” then you’re familiar with the eponymous city. It’s dark and brooding, ever on the cusp of a storm; it’s at once foreign and familiar, sometimes tricking you into thinking you’ve been on of its blocks before; and it’s the award-winning achievement of VFX Supervisor Tom Mahoney and his talented team, one that earned another Emmy nomination for Outstanding Special Visual Effects…

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21CF news recap for the week ending August 10, 2018

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Earnings, FX at TCA press tour, Nat Geo’s new children’s book series This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s fiscal Q4 and full-year 2018 earnings, FX Networks’ TCA press tour announcements, National Geographic’s foray into children’s fiction and more.

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