Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

Today at 11 a.m. EDT, Deborah Scranton, director of The War Tapes will be hosting an internet chat about her award-winning film on WashingtonPost.com.

If I weren’t working, I would so be there. If any of you drop in, let me know how it is.

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Military goes Hollywood

Defense Tech has an interesting post about how the Air Force is turning to Hollywood.

Hate to break it to you, Noah, but this isn’t new. Each of the services actually have offices in Los Angeles that are primarily dedicate to supporting the entertainment industry. They have been around for decades.

While movies must meet stringent requirements set out by OSD Public Affairs to qualify for support, there are dozens of films that the military is directly involved with.

My personal favorite — this summer’s release of Transformers. Go Optimus Prime.

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