Penguin Random House Gives A Peek Behind Its Studio

On Thursday, December 11 an open house at Penguin Random House Audio Studio was held.  Invitations went out to journalists, bloggers, librarians, and reading enthusiasts to attend the several hour event at the studio, located within the confines of California's San Fernando Valley.   Participants were given a tour of the recording studios and the … Continue reading Penguin Random House Gives A Peek Behind Its Studio

‘Magician’ Documentary Captures Orson Welles’ Visionary Spirit

Now playing in New York and Los Angeles, Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles explores the turbulent, frustrating, yet ultimately innovating and inspiring career of one of cinema's more talented auteurs. Filmmaker Chuck Workman, who also directed the 2013 release What Is Cinema?, is a lifelong fan of Welles' work, and during our interview he talked about how … Continue reading ‘Magician’ Documentary Captures Orson Welles’ Visionary Spirit

‘The Salt of the Earth’ Delves Into Sebastião Salgado’s Epic Journey

  Opening in select theaters today for Academy Awards consideration, The Salt of the Earth centers on the remarkable and inspiring life of Sebastião Salgado, a social photographer who has traveled the world documenting different aspects of humanity. Filmmaker Wim Wenders had been an admirer of Salgado's work for over 25 years (two of Salgado's prints hang over Wenders' desk), and his … Continue reading ‘The Salt of the Earth’ Delves Into Sebastião Salgado’s Epic Journey