COVID SHOTS: No Sudden Moves

COVID-19 has left its fingerprints on cinema. From box-office numbers to release schedules, this pandemic affected Hollywood. Most of those impacts are behind the scenes. Steven Soderbergh filmed “No Sudden Move” during the pandemic. Let’s look at how COVID-19 left its mark on the movie. “No Sudden Move” stars Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David […]

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RISKY BUSINESS: The Captive

1915’s “The Captive” is patient zero for on-set gun deaths. Epitome’s Risk Management Professionals looks at how firearm safety could have saved the first recorded production death from gunfire. 1915’s “The Captive” is patient zero for on-set gun deaths. In the early days of Hollywood, directors often insisted on using real bullets during production. This, […]

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Grammy-Nominated Music Producer on Bringing Broadway’s Come From Away to the Screen

There’s nothing like incredible sound to truly bring a project to life. In our latest interview, we spoke with Ian Eisendrath, the Grammy-nominated Executive Music Producer of Apple TV’s Come From Away about the process of supervising, producing, and arranging a film of this magnitude.  Ian held various roles on the original Broadway version of Come […]

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

The final battle in 1936’s “The Charge of the Light Brigade” has a staggering death toll. Epitome examines this infamous scene to show how risk management can save lives. 1936’s “The Charge of the Light Brigade” is one of the most infamous movies in Hollywood history. Written by Michael Jacoby—from a story by Rowland Leigh—and […]

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Erin Brockovich

How would COVID-19 safety protocols have affected 2000’s “Erin Brockovich?” Epitome’s Pandemic Production Safety Experts examine this Soderbergh classic.  Let’s celebrate one of the toughest working moms to ever grace the silver screen: Erin Brockovich. Based on the real life of its title character, 2000’s “Erin Brockovich” is a studio film masquerading as an indie […]

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