November 3, 2017

The Girlfriend Experience: a welcome return for TV’s most audacious drama

It’s easy to make a case for why, on paper, The Girlfriend Experience is the last thing we need right now. In an ever-expanding world of original programming, small-screen networks and platforms have been feeling the desperation that’s affected their larger-screen counterparts for decades. In an attempt to lure viewers away from tenacious competitors, pre-awareness... View Article
October 27, 2017

Color Grading Film and Digital for Wonderstruck

Colorist Joe Gawler of Harbor Pictures has worked on a number of films and television shows over the years, including A Most Violent Year, Midnight in Paris and Arrival. For Wonderstruck, Gawler had to work with multiple film stocks. The story takes place in two time periods—the 1920s and the 1970s—and black & white and color film were used to convey the different time... View Article
October 19, 2017

‘Get Out’ Tops IFP Gotham Awards Nominations; ‘Mudbound’ Voted Special Jury Award

Blumhouse/Universal’s feature Get Out from filmmaker Jordan Peele fired up awards season this morning with its first set of nominations at the 27th annual IFP Gotham Awards. The $4.5 million-budgeted movie that made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival as a secret screening received four nominations — more than any other indie title — including best feature,... View Article
September 20, 2017

Josh Berger: Mixing Commercials Like the Movies

Post Magazine pg. 38 By Josh Berger, Re-Recording Mixer, Harbor Picture Company What is a “commercial” in 2017? It’s a six-second, pre-roll on YouTube, it’s a branded Buzzfeed video, an interactive digital billboard in an airport, a VR experience, and sure, sometimes it’s still a :30 spot on TV. There is literally no limit to the... View Article
September 12, 2017

Toronto Film Review: Margot Robbie in ‘I, Tonya’

Margot Robbie gives a delectable performance as Tonya Harding in a biopic that saves her from infamy by being cheeky but real. VARIETY Written by Owen Gleiberman, Chief Film Critic, Variety September 9, 2017 “I, Tonya,” a riff on the Tonya Harding saga starring Margot Robbie as the infamous figure skater the whole world decided it loved to hate, is a fresh,... View Article

Neon & 30WEST Land ‘I, Tonya’ For $5 Million – Toronto

DEADLINE Written by Mike Fleming Jr September 11, 2017 EXCLUSIVE: After three all-night negotiations, Neon and 30WEST tag teamed to skate off with a deal for I, Tonya, the Craig Gillespie-directed black comedy from Miramax about the epic fall from grace of Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding. Sources peg the deal at around $5 million, and Neon’s Tom Quinn and Tim League... View Article
August 30, 2017

Toronto: Basquiat Doc by Sara Driver Acquired by The Match Factory

Toronto: Jean-Michel Basquiat Doc by Sara Driver Acquired by The Match Factory (EXCLUSIVE) VARIETY Written by Leo Barraclough on August 25, 2017 The Match Factory has picked up the international rights to the documentary “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat,” the third feature-length film by the filmmaker Sara Driver. The pic will premiere... View Article
August 18, 2017

Mark Felt & Girlfriend Experience Season 2 To Premiere At TIFF

TIFF 2017 Lineup to premiere Peter Landesman’s drama Mark Felt – The Man Who Brought Down the White House and will showcase the second season of ‘The Girlfriend Experience.’ THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Written by Etan Vlessing on August 15, 2017 The Toronto International Film Festival has added to its 2017 edition world premieres for Aaron Sorkin’s... View Article
August 15, 2017

Alchemy Post Delivers Foley For Master Of None

Alchemy Post Delivers Foley for Master of None POST MAGAZINE Alchemy Post Sound recently provided Foley sound effects for the second season of the Netflix original series, Master of None. Reprising its role from the show’s first season, Alchemy’s Foley team created hundreds of custom sound effects for 10 new episodes. Created by Aziz Ansari and... View Article

Emmy Contenders: A Look At Some Of This Year’s Hopefuls

Harbor Picture Company re-recording mixer Josh Berger is nominated for an Emmy for his work on Netflix’s Master of None. POST MAGAZINE Nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced last month, with NBC’s Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Westworld taking the lead for the most nominations (22 each) in all categories, followed by Stranger... View Article
July 28, 2017

Behind the Title: Harbor Picture Company’s DP Greg Wilson

Behind the Title: Harbor Picture Company’s DP Greg Wilson POST PERSPECTIVE Published on July 27, 2017 CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY? Harbor Picture Company is a post production and production company based in New York City. We help content creators — studios, networks, directors, brands and agencies — execute high-caliber content efficiently and at scale.... View Article

Letter to My Mother wins best short documentary at Madrid IFF

Letter to My Mother wins best Short Documentary at this year’s Madrid International Film Festival FILM FEST INTERNATIONAL Published July 16, 2017 Best Short Documentary Letter to my Mother Director: Branislav Jankic DP: Frank Stanley (Harbor) Editor: Francesc Sitges-Sarda (Harbor) Colorist: Erik Choquette (Harbor) Sound Mix: Eric Di Stefano Letter to My Mother is a visual and literary... View Article
July 26, 2017

Creating the Sound of Fear for ‘It Comes at Night’

Creating the Sound of Fear for ‘It Comes at Night’ A SOUND EFFECT Written by Jennifer Walden on July 25, 2017 Psychological horror movie ‘It Comes at Night’ is proving very popular with both critics and moviegoers – and below, supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer Damian Volpe and re-recording mixer Robert Fernandez share the full story... View Article
July 18, 2017

Todd Haynes to Receive Locarno Lifetime Achievement Award

Todd Haynes to Receive Locarno Lifetime Achievement Award VARIETY Written by Nick Vivarelli on July 18, 2017 ROME – The Locarno Film Festival will pay homage to Todd Haynes with its Pardo d’Onore Manor lifetime achievement award. The Oscar-nominated U.S. director will also be celebrated by the prominent Swiss fest with screenings of his latest film “Wonderstruck” and also... View Article
July 13, 2017

“Master of None” nominated for Sound Mixing

“Master of None” nominated for Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation VARIETY Written by Maane Khatchatourian on July 13, 2017 The nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards were unveiled on Thursday morning. The honorees were announced at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood by... View Article