News > Music

Cats' VFX staff had to work 90-hour weeks and sleep at their desks to finish movie, source says

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

A visual artist who worked on the musical movie Cats has described working on the post-production of the film under Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper as akin to being 'almost slavery'.
Read more ...

 

‘Cats' director Tom Hooper made production “almost slavery” for VFX crew

‘Cats' director Tom Hooper made production “almost slavery” for VFX crew

1 month ago   |   By NME

An anonymous source who worked on the visual effects for Tom Hooper's Cats has spoken of the experience as “almost slavery” in a new exposé.
In an interview with The Daily Beast , the source recounts months of belittlement from the film's director amidst a frantic production schedule. The article addresses the recent news that a past cut of the film prompted fans to petition to ReleasetheButtholeCut.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Music      News      Film News  


BBC Studios chief Tim Davie will replace Tony Hall as director-general 

BBC Studios chief Tim Davie will replace Tony Hall as director-general 

Mr Davie said: 'Our mission has never been more relevant, important or necessary. I have a deep commitment to content of the highest quality and impartiality.' Read more ...

Brussels caves: Barnier concedes EU must offer concessions to UK to secure...

Brussels caves: Barnier concedes EU must offer concessions to UK to secure Brexit deal

BRUSSELS negotiator Michel Barnier called for political intervention in the Brexit talks after conceding his mandate could kill any chance of a trade deal. Read more ...

Donald Trump calls massive fall in unemployment a 'great day' for murdered...

Donald Trump calls massive fall in unemployment a 'great day' for murdered George Floyd

President Donald Trump said at the White House Friday that said murdered George Floyd was 'looking down' at the country and it was a 'great day' for him following an... Read more ...

London teenagers arrested on suspicion of terror offences -Met Police carry...

London teenagers arrested on suspicion of terror offences -Met Police carry out dawn raids

TWO TEENAGERS have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in the capital. Read more ...

US shocks economists by adding 2.5 million jobs in May as unemployment...

US shocks economists by adding 2.5 million jobs in May as unemployment declines to 13.3%

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday said US employers added 2.5 million payrolls in May, a shocking figure that defied economist expectations for 7.5 million jobs... Read more ...

Hydroxychloroquine does NOT treat coronavirus, biggest study into the drug finds

Hydroxychloroquine does NOT treat coronavirus, biggest study into the drug finds

Oxford University scientists pulled the drug from the Recovery trial today after results showed hydroxychloroquine had no benefit on NHS patients hospitalised with the virus. Read more ...

Coronavirus face masks on public transport in Northern Ireland being...

Coronavirus face masks on public transport in Northern Ireland being considered by Stormont

Stormont ministers have held discussions over the wearing of face masks on public transport after Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced they would be mandatory in England... Read more ...

Here's why the May jobs report shocked economists that were expecting...

Here's why the May jobs report shocked economists that were expecting near-record unemployment and massive losses

The latest jobs report on Friday showed the unemployment rate fell to 13.7% in May, a development that surprised many economists. It had been projected to hit nearly 20%, a... Read more ...

Fortress White House: Tall black fences go up around 1600 Pennsylvania Ave...

Fortress White House: Tall black fences go up around 1600 Pennsylvania Ave as protests continue

Tall, black fences have sprung up around the perimeter of the White House as protesters have demonstrated over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

More than 250 New York Times employees planned a virtual walkout over...

More than 250 New York Times employees planned a virtual walkout over controversial Tom Cotton op-ed. Read their note to executives

More than 250 New York Times employees planned to stage a virtual walkout on Friday after the publication of Sen. Tom Cotton's op-ed that called for US military intervention to... Read more ...