by Jessica Nin
Becoming a Hollywood stunt double is not a career for the faint at heart. Jumping out of cars, falling on your face and getting back up, just to do it again is the sign of a true performer. Jennifer Badger has not only been a stunt double for Courtney Cox, Rose McGowan, Angelina Jolie and Penelope Cruz, (to name a few) but she also serves as a stunt director when duty calls. In the male dominated world of stunt professionals, it’s quite refreshing to see a woman who isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty. As Jennifer shares, “If you aren’t willing to knock out teeth, break your nose, scar your face, etc., perhaps a career in acting or modeling would be a better choice.”
by Jessica Nin
Were you the first to head to Universal Studios every time a new ride was created? If you were, then you are probably on your way to Universal Studios Hollywood right now, getting ready to jump into its newest attraction, Transformers: The Ride.
Chick Russell, Universal Creative’s show producer said, “This is without a doubt, the most technically advanced ride that Universal Studios has ever done.”
The presentation started with a montage of actors and actresses celebrating and thanking Tom for his friendship and dedication over the years. Some celebs that were on montage included Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Lucas, Warren Beatty, Danny DeVito, Jesse Ventura, Bill Pullman amongst others.
by Katrina Diamond
Canon unveils new camera for pro filmmakers
Pro filmmakers have been waiting in eager anticipation for the major announcement from Canon. True to their word, the Canon EOS System line was revealed before an audience of some of the world’s most famous filmmakers in Hollywood last Friday night. Filmmakers including Jon Favreau, Ron Howard and Martin Scorcese were in attendance.
Move over hobbyists and first-timers - while similar in shape to a traditional still camera, this bad boy is for serious moviemakers. Whether it’s for television, corporate, government or education markets, it’s perfect for skilled cinematographers operating in carefully controlled environments.