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Mark My Words: Andy Marken on the Big Divide in the Media and Entertainment Industry

(Editorial, Andy Marken, San Jose, California, May 19, 2021) “To kill a monster, you need a monster.” – Artemis, “Monster Hunter,” Constantin Films, 2020  Have you ever been suddenly awakened from a really, really bad dream? Yeah, that’s about what the Oscars and all the award events felt like this year There were a lot…

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The Art of Music: Kevin McKeown releases new video of Black Pistol Fire’s “Temper Temper”

(Texas, USA, 2010-12-04 ) Rolling Stone ran a story today that released Black Pistol Fire’s Kevin McKeown performing a live version of their hit, “Temper Temper.” And we liked it 🙂 So we are sharing it with you! Here’s a link to the video and their story. Let us know what you think!

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The Art of Business: OWC RADiO Interview with Peter Hamilton of DocumentaryBusiness.com

Hamilton and Host Cirina Catania uncover the landscape of SVOD, OTT and answer questions about DEALS! Listen here on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe to get notices of new interviews. Share with your friends on social media. You will be appreciated and will get virtual hugs. OWC RADiO is sponsored by Other World Computing with Cirina Catania…

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The Art of Opera: Eugene Onegin

(Los Angeles, CA, June 29, 2018) Tickets for the final performance of Independent Opera’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the St. Andrews Lutheran Church Sanctuary, 11555 National Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064 are available here: https://eugeneonegin.brownpapertickets.com/ Artistic Director, Galina Barskaya, was ecstatic after tonight’s performance and is enjoying this run,…

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The Art of Film: Bradley Olsen and “Off the Tracks,” the history of Final Cut Pro

(Salt Lake City, Utah, June 13, 2018) Bradley Olsen owns Fedora Pictures in Salt Lake City and a major fan of the Indiana Jones movies. A quiet, normally introverted person, he gets animated when talking about his directorial debut. On June 27th at the LACPUG event in Hollywood, Brad will be premiering “Off the Tracks,”…

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The Art of Tech: Red Giant Releases Trapcode Form 3 Training Series

(Portland, OR, Special to US Times, 2018-06-18) Red Giant has just released a brand new Trapcode Form 3 training series, available free of charge on the Red Giant YouTube channel and led by award-winning filmmaker and motion designer Chad Perkins. The new training videos are the latest to come out of Red Giant, on the…

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Gear & Gadget Reviews

The Art of Sound: Mixing “Sound of Metal”

(Editorial by Cirina Catania, Senior Editor, US Times. 2021-04-23, California, USA) One of my favorite movies of the 2021 Awards Season is, “Sound of Metal,” nominated for SIX ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing and Best Sound. This team went above and beyond the norm and…

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11th Gen Processors and Thunderbolt 4 – Love these New Products from Intel!

Jason Ziller, General Manager of the Client Connectivity Division of Intel Corporation, speaks with Oh! Zone Host, Cirina Catania about Intel’s new products that are out NOW for the holidays. Click on the podcast link above to listen in! It is entertaining and educational. Plus, you’ll know what to put on your last-minute Santa list…

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Aiden Loves Keys & Kingdoms! Learning to play the piano is fun with this adventure game from MeloQuest.

(Review for USTimes.biz by Cirina Catania, Dec 13, 2020) Our family loves the Keys and Kingdoms adventure game…and here’s why. Let’s assume you have a musical child (or one that would like to be). But you can’t get them to stay with their piano lessons? (In fact, 80% of students eventually drop their lessons.) Let’s…

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Sennheiser Closing Brick & Mortar Stores Maintaining Strong Online Presence

On November 12, 2020, Sennheiser announced that it would be closing its stores in Berlin, Sydney, San Francisco, Mexico City, Seoul, and Singapore in the near future. It’s just another sign of the times. But if you are a Sennheiser fan, do not despair. The online presence is as strong as ever. US Times will…

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Award-Winning Composer, Simon Franglen, Geeks Out About Gear on OWC RADiO

This world-class music composer/producer is best known for his Golden Globe nominated work on Avatar and Grammy winning work on Titanic. His credits include four of the top grossing films of all time and six of the top selling albums. Simon talks with OWC RADiO Host, Cirina Catania, about the behind the scenes of working…

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Mark My Words: Andy Marken on the Big Divide in the Media and Entertainment Industry

(Editorial, Andy Marken, San Jose, California, May 19, 2021) “To kill a monster, you need a monster.” – Artemis, “Monster Hunter,” Constantin Films, 2020  Have you ever been suddenly awakened from a really, really bad dream? Yeah, that’s about what the Oscars and all the award events felt like this year There were a lot…

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Berlin International Film Fest Announces Summer Outdoor Schedule June 9-20, 2021

(Special to US Times via Berlinale Press Office, 2021-05-11) Berlinale: Summer Special to Take Place as an Outdoor Event Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Berlin International Film Festival has developed a new festival format for 2021. The 71st Berlinale kicked off with the Industry Event in March and will be followed by an…

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The Art of Sound: Mixing “Sound of Metal”

(Editorial by Cirina Catania, Senior Editor, US Times. 2021-04-23, California, USA) One of my favorite movies of the 2021 Awards Season is, “Sound of Metal,” nominated for SIX ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing and Best Sound. This team went above and beyond the norm and…

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30 Million Americans Identify as “Irish Descent” – Happy St. Patrick’s Day

by Niall McCarthy, Mar 17, 2021 For the second year running, Ireland is experiencing a highly abnormal Saint Patrick’s Day with shuttered pubs and deserted streets replacing the marching bands, bagpipers and revelers. Usually, 13 million pints of Guinness are consumed across the world in honor of Ireland’s national day (enough to fill two and a half Olympic swimming…

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Berlinale Publishes 2021 Stats

(Special to the USTimes, by the Berlin Film Festival Office, 2021-03-12) “The Berlinale Celebrates a Successful First Stage, Looks Forward to the Summer Special With Berlin Audiences, and Sets the Date for the 2022 Festival“ Happy winners, good sales at the film market, interesting panel discussions and ample film coverage by the press – the Industry…

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