A short history of the Hollywood motion picture industry

Hollywood: Perhaps no other place on earth evokes the same air of show-business magic and glamour. The legend of Hollywood began in the early 20th century and is an earmark of modern American society rich in history and innovation. ​ The origin of movies and motion pictures began in the late 1800’s, with the invention… Continue reading A short history of the Hollywood motion picture industry

Coppola’s VR Vision

Scion of a phenomenal family and a regular guest at Cinequest, Christopher Coppola is chairman of the film program at SF Art Institute. A pupil of George Kuchar’s, Coppola now supervises the classes that the pioneer underground filmmaker once taught at SFAI. He’s adding VR to the curriculum at the school. He’ll be presenting “Universe… Continue reading Coppola’s VR Vision

B.C.’s film and television industry at edge of ‘perfect storm,’ says CEO of Creative B.C.

For the film and television industry in British Columbia, 2017 was a tough year to beat. A record-breaking $2.6 billion streamed into the province last year, much of it coming from international productions. Prem Gill, CEO of Creative B.C. who has been named one of the province’s most powerful women leaders, said there has been tremendous… Continue reading B.C.’s film and television industry at edge of ‘perfect storm,’ says CEO of Creative B.C.