World Builders

World Builders

World Builders is an ongoing series of conversations with the most productive and thoughtful behind-the-scenes craftspeople.

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Werewolf By Night Ellen Arden Makeup Fx

How Ellen Arden Created the MCU’s Bloodiest Moments in ‘Werewolf by Night’

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We chat with the ‘Werewolf by Night’ makeup department head about splashing buckets of blood upon a Disney+ production.

Andy Park Thunderbolts Marvel Studios

MCU Concept Artist Andy Park Explains Why the Comics Remain King

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We chat with Marvel’s Director of Visual Development about when to adhere to and veer from the comic book source material.

Star Trek The Motion Picture K Restoration

How the 4K Restoration Returns the Humanity to ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’

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We chat with restoration producer David C. Fein about assembling Robert Wise’s Director’s Cut in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision.┬áMy god, it’s full of stars.

Alison Brie Spin Me Round Interview

Alison Brie Tells Us How ‘Spin Me Round’ Invaded Her Dreams

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We chatted with the writer/actor about her latest film and how the casual manner it came together was interrupted by the pandemic.

Marcel The Shell With Shoes On Cinematography

Terrence Malick and the Cinematography of ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’

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We chat with Bianca Cline and Erik Adkins about the cinematography of Marcel the Shell with Shoe On and how another iconic filmmaker influenced its visual language.

Henry Thomas Crawlspace Interview

Every Actor Wants To Play ‘Die Hard’ at Some Point, Even Henry Thomas

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We chat with the ‘E.T.’ and ‘Midnight Mass’ actor about achieving a cinematic fantasy in the new action-thriller ‘Crawlspace.’

Moon Knight Cinematography

How Comics and Oscar Isaac Dictated the Cinematography of ‘Moon Knight’

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We chat with cinematographers Gregory Middleton and Andrew Droz Palermo about diving into the Marvel Universe and attempting to live up to their numerous artists.

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Why They Jammed A Dozen Movies Into ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’

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We chat with cinematographer Larkin Seiple about the numerous influences flooding throughout this multiversal madhouse.

The Last Days Of Ptolemy Gray Shawn Peters

Why They Used Bottles as Lenses for ‘The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey’

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We chat with cinematographer Shawn Peters about the new Apple TV+ series and how chasing imperfection always results in authenticity.