Cirina CataniaDateline: Cirina Catania, Writer-Director
First Published: Feb 13, 2011 / Last Published: May 17, 2013
Cirina Catania is a writer, director, journalist and former marketing executive with a long history of success in both the major studio and independent film environment. She is one of the co-founders and former director of the Sundance Film Festival. She has written, directed and/or shot numerous television shows and her credits include National Geographic’s “Nat Geo’s Most Amazing Photos” as writer/field producer, the ground-breaking 12-part series for Discovery Channel, “Southern Steel;” a made-for-TV movie/pilot entitled, “John Douglas-Mindhunter;” 13 episodes of Lifetime’s “ Merge,” starring Lisa Rinna; 16 episodes of “Worst Case Scenario,” for Columbia Television, 6 episodes of “Untold Stories from the ER,” for TLC; and 2 episodes of “Animal Kidding,” for Animal Planet. Ms. Catania also produces the popular weekly one-hour tech podcast, Digital Production BuZZ, which is streamed live each Thursday evening from 6 to 7 pm Pacific time at http://www.digitalproductionbuzz.com or can be downloaded on iTunes.
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January 9, 2012
Canon's 2012 VIXIA Camcorders Unveiled at CES
Emphasizing use in social media and high-performance in low light, the cameras boast expanded dynamic range and improved resolution
Canon USA Premiering Herbie Hancock Music Video at 2012 International CES
Jazz standard "Chameleon" underscores video featuring over 1800 images taken with the Canon 5D Mark II and the Canon 7Din Technology
January 7, 2012
LapKeyBoard from SeeWright Perfect for Jammie Junkies
Ergonemetric keyboard sits on your lap so you can relax while you work (or play games)
January 6, 2012
Nikon D800 on the DSLR Horizon
Nikonites have been waiting for the D800 since 2008 - is it here?
December 30, 2011
Berlin Film Festival 2012 (Berlinale) Schedules High-Profile International Slate
All-star casts, raggae music, terrorism, dangerous children, adorable children, action, adventure, mystery and giraffs - It's another Berlinale!
July 26, 2011
35% of New Phone Sales Aimed at Apple's iPhone 5
PriceGrabber Releases New Consumer Survey, July 25, 2011in Technology
July 23, 2011
"Life in a Day" is a Stunning Feel-Good Film Collage
A powerful "We are the World" for the digital-media generation
May 19, 2011
Lady Gaga Takes #1 Spot from Oprah on Forbes Celebrity 100 List
Justin Bieber, youngest at 17, places third
February 25, 2011
Oscar Nominated Editor, Andrew Weisblum, Talks About Black Swan
An unusual collaboration between the editor and director, Darren Aronofsky, had Weisblum cutting Black Swan on set during production using Avid software and his laptop.
February 23, 2011
First Time Oscar Nominee Adrien Morot Talks Makeup for Barney's Version
A hot race pits a first-time nominee against two other teams with a total of 8 Oscars and 8 nominations between them.