Weekly Rewind: 8.5.17-8.11.17

Have you been too busy on set making films to read about all the cool stuff that's going on in Atlanta and the rest of the entertainment world? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our Weekly Rewind...

 

CinemATL News

Indie Spotlight: "Maggie's Farm": Indie filmmaker Jacob Viness discusses his latest indie film.

Top 3 Animated Animals: With "Nut Job 2" coming out, Mike & Martin give their favorites.

Atlanta Film Chat: DragonCon coverage begins with a chat with the "Homesick" filmmakers.

4 Good Things about "The Emoji Movie": Yes, we managed to find four.

5 Questions with... Dave Watkins: Find out what it takes to be an A.D. and learn about the new web series "Herman Jones"

Atlanta Film & TV News

Kodak Cinematography Workshop: Presented by the Atlanta Film Society on August 17-18. [Eventbrite]

FX's 'Atlanta' season two production starts in September:  All we can say is "YEEEEESSSSS!!!!" [Atlanta Business Chronicle]

Now casting: Marvel’s ‘Avengers’ is looking for dogs: Can your pooch beat up Thor? [AJC]

New Mavericks Filmmaker Labs & Fellowships: Check out the Atlanta Film Society event on Wednesday, August 16 [AFS]

Casting call for 'Stranger Things!': They are looking for older Hispanic woman, so don't get to excited there, Steve. [Project Casting]

Industry News

Disney to Pull Movies From Netflix, Launch Streaming Service: And so it begins... [Hollywood Reporter]

Film vs Digital Shootout: Can You See the Difference?: Well can you? Huh? Huh?! Tell us the truth!! [Indie Film Hustle]

Studios Won’t Be Wishing Soderbergh Much Luck As He Plans To Break Rules With New Film: The release strategy does not include free kittens, much to our dismay. [Deadline]

That All-Important "White Space": How to make your screenplays cleaner and more readable. [Screencraft]

More ‘Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’ Movies May Happen If Lionsgate Gets Its Way: "Hunger Games?" Maybe. "Twilight?" Whhhhhyyyyyyyy??? [Slashfilm]

Netflix Lassos the Coen Brothers' Western Series 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs': Coen Brothers can do no wrong. So hyped for this. [Slashfilm]

Other Cool Stuff

"Guardians Inferno": James Gunn and Marvel officially won the internet this week. [YouTube]

Watch Jay-Z’s Full ‘Moonlight’ Short Film – Yes, the Black ‘Friends’ One (Video): Very cool video directed by "Master of None's" Alan Yang [The Wrap]

Friday's Google Doodle: The 44th Anniversary of the Birth of Hip Hop: You can waste all day messing with this. [Google]