ACADEMY OF FILM OFFERS METHOD ACTING IN FILM

ACADEMY OF FILM OFFERS METHOD ACTING IN FILM

*********************************************************************************** *********************************************************************************** Professional Hawaii acting coach Scott Rogers will conduct a clinic on Method Acting for Film Aug. 27- Sept. 24 (Five Thursday sessions) at 7 p.m. at the Academy of Film,
1174 Waimanu Street, Suite A
Honolulu, HI 96814. The class will consist of lectures / Q & As, and acting exercises. Cost is $175 for current Academy students; $225.00 for all others… Rogers was acting coach for 20th Century Fox Studios under a three-year, exclusive contract. He served as acting coach on the Hawaii-made…

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BOOK ‘EM DANNO (AGAIN)

BOOK ‘EM DANNO (AGAIN)

Reporting from the Sedona Film Festival in Arizona: Rumors have been circulating for months that CBS was close to finally reviving the iconic police drama Hawaii Five-0 after an announcement more than a year ago…Now it’s official… CBS made the announcement yesterday saying that writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (Transformer: Revenge of the Fallen) will do the screenplay… “It obviously will be a very updated, modern version,” a source at CBS told Reel Hawaii… Kurtzman, Orci and Peter Lenkov,…

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KELLY HU & JASON SCOTT LEE TOGETHER AT LAST!

KELLY HU & JASON SCOTT LEE TOGETHER AT LAST!

Kelly Hu and Jason Scott Lee shoot a scene for the HIFF trailer this week at Makua Beach BREAKING: The Japanese feature film titled Honokaa Boy will begin shooting on the Big Island for about five weeks in October through Nov. 10. The company’s production office opens Sept. 3 in Honokaa. Nancy Erger is doing locations; Laura Bollinger of Big Island Casting is doing extras casting and some for speaking parts. The producers will cast about 15 parts. The production is bringing in several Japanese stars….

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BRIDE LANDS IN MOKULEIA

BRIDE LANDS IN MOKULEIA

    Helicopter with actor Rob Schneider as the Tahiti “pilot” used in You May Not Kiss the Bride romantic comedy sits on Dillingham Ranch property in Mokuleia and easily seen from Dillingham Highway.   The Hawaii Film Partners comedy YMNKTB is filming this week in Mokuleia using the Dillingham Glider Field, parts of Dillingham Highway and Dillingham Ranch before heading to the windward side next week for shoots at Kualoa Ranch, the Fishponds and Kaaawa…Hawaii is doubling for Chicago and…

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ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

    Island Film Group encourages legislators, community leaders to support film industry tax credit measure now before Hawaii State Legislature       Island Film Group, the Honolulu-based production company behind Soul Surfer – directed by Sean McNamara and starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood and Hawaii’s own Sonya Balmores – is celebrating the ongoing box office success of the film….   Soul Surfer is the latest in a string of successful productions filmed in Hawaii…

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CAAN MEN DOUBLE UP THIS WEEK ON “FIVE-0”

CAAN MEN DOUBLE UP THIS WEEK ON “FIVE-0”

 BREAKING NEWS JIMMY BUFFETT TO PERFORM AT WAIKIKI SHELL In the pre-show interview on Radio Margaritaville before last Saturday night’s Orlando concert, Jimmy Buffett said that he and Coral Reefer Band would be performing in a place with a “Polynesian atmosphere very, very soon”…But he didn’t give a date. Reel Hawaii has learned that Bufett and his band will perform March 18 at the Waikii Shell… Buffett last played Hawaii when he performed at Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber restaurant in…

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WORLD’S SEXIEST MAN TALKS FILM PRODUCTION INCENTIVES

WORLD’S SEXIEST MAN TALKS FILM PRODUCTION INCENTIVES

Photo by: Kerry Hayes / Twentieth Century FOX Hugh Jackman told media in Australia that the Australian government needs to increase its rebate for foreign film production if the country is to remain competitive as a filming destination. Are Hawaii government leaders listening? Jackman said at a Sydney screening of X-Men Origins: Wolverine footage that the government’s current 15 percent location rebate “doesn’t feel very competitive internationally.” Jackman worries that production work in Australia will slow down “when you’ve got places like…

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SOUL SURFER STARTS PRE-PRO MONDAY; FILMING LATE JANUARY

SOUL SURFER STARTS PRE-PRO MONDAY; FILMING LATE JANUARY

Bethany Hamilton at Kawela Bay SOUL SURFER SUBJECT SLATED FOR NBC’S TODAY SHOW APPEARANCE FRIDAY DEC. 11 Six weeks of pre preproduction on the long-delayed biopic Soul Surfer about Kauai wave rider Bethany Hamilton who had an arm amputated in a shark attack begins monday, several sources confirmed. That’s more good news for Hawaii’s production community and co producers Brookwell/McNamara Entertainment who have labored for months on the script and helping to cement funding. Filming is scheduled to start either…

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CBS’ “HAWAII FIVE-0” IS TV GUIDE’S COVER STORY

CBS’ “HAWAII FIVE-0” IS TV GUIDE’S COVER STORY

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