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There's An All-Hands Meeting Happening At DC Comics Right Now (UPDATE)
Just as Marvel is tapping the wires for its X-Men 60th Anniversary video event about to go live on Zoom to Marvel Unlimited subscribers, Bleeding Cool gets the word that there's another kind of Zoom meeting going on over from Warner Bros' Burbank headquarters An all-hands meeting of DC Comics staffers and freelancers Normally this[...]
Excalibur Hellfire Gala Zoom background for video conferencing, courtesy of Marvel Comics.
To commemorate the historic achievement of stretching out the events of one single night into an entire 12-issue comic book crossover, Marvel Comics has stretched out a single repeating background for a series of connecting variant covers into thirteen separate Hellfire Gala Zoom backgrounds that fans can use during video meetings to tell their co-workers:[...]
Doctor Who Theme Composers to Turn Internet into Musical Instrument
They have influenced everyone from Paul McCartney to Pink Floyd to Aphex Twin to Orbital. Beyond "Doctor Who": Making Music in Lockdown The composers took inspiration from the Zoom calls they made during the pandemic, using the natural lag of online calls to make "a loop of music". "The sound gets sent to someone and they add to[...]
Boy Luck Club: Co-creators Quentin Lee and Kit DeZoit on Zoom Comedy
My friend and fellow filmmaker Quentin Lee and comedian Kit DeZoit released Boy Luck Club, a new zoom-shot series about six gaysian best friends who get together every Friday night for cocktails on zoom to get through quarantine life Totally unscripted, each episode is an entirely no holds barred improvisation by the six actors. "Boy Luck[...]
One Cut of the Dead: Director releases Zoom Spinoff Shot in Lockdown
Now director Shinichiro Ueda shot a 27-minute sequel and spinoff entirely on zoom during the lockdown One Cut of the Dead Mission: Remote was released on YouTube for free back in April for all to see. "One Cut of the Dead Mission: Remote" poster, Panpocopina The original movie One Cut of the Dead was a love letter[...]
Zoom Olympics with BTS
Of course, there were the special performances of "Idol," "Home," and "Black Swan." Zoom Olympics with BTS Which brings us to Thursday night, kicking off with Fallon challenging RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook to a series of random ("The Guitar Pick Challenge"? "The Groundhog Challenge"?) challenges via Zoom called (appropriately enough) "Zoom Olympics": Now[...]
Watchmen To Be Adapted Into A Nine-Panel Zoom Play
To follow Zack Snyder, Damon Lindehof, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, and Tom King and Jorge Fornes, Tristan Basile is directing his own unauthorised adaptation/sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen, called Watchmen: A Zoom Play. Dave Gibbons Watchmen art. Posting on Backstage, looking for unpaid actors willing to volunteer their time in lockdown, he states "Adapting[...]
Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth, the Pragmatist
In the week leading up to the premiere, the editors of Bleeding Cool have let me run a series of interviews with the cast and crew to talk about what it was like to make a movie during the lockdown, shot on zoom, without leaving home It's a new form of narrative filmmaking that the[...]
Host: Horror Movie Shot on Zoom in Lockdown Captures Our Current Mood
It was inevitable: someone finally made a horror movie shot on zoom during lockdown where everyone, cast, crew, and director, were in isolation in their homes Host – now streaming on Shudder – has a deceptively simple premise: a bunch of friends, bored during the lockdown, decide to host a séance on zoom for fun[...]
In Praise of Lo-Fi Television (Image: NBCU)
However, there is still hope, and some of what we're currently seeing is both a guide to success and also a warning of what not to do. The Cast of 30 Rock on a Zoom call with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Al Roker, From 30 Rock: A One-Time Special, courtesy NBC. Several shows and specials have[...]
Comisery poster from Margin Films
It also introduces Sheetal Sheth as Anika and Nat Ho as Nate, the other members of this madcap circle of friends dealing with an alien virus invasion during lockdown. A Crew and Writer's Room of Literally Two Ours is an 8-episode web series shot using zoom with everyone in lockdown, and literally no budget All the actors[...]
Comisery: How We Put Together A SciFi Webseries in a Week
It was all on Zoom It's a surreal experience because Quentin and I were directing without having to leave the house The actors were all in their individual places Bee had just moved to his new apartment, so its walls were still bare, so he was invited over to Quentin's place and shoot it in[...]
The world's most extensive collection of cartoon and comic art has released seven unique zoom backgrounds inspired by Krazy Kat The images range from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, invoking the feeling of being alone in a big, beautiful world These aren't busy backgrounds either — so you won't distract your fellow Zoom participants. Picture[...]
But being on home lockdown means your personal space also becomes your workspace, but that doesn't mean you still can't let your geek flag fly a little the next time you're about to jump into a Zoom meeting That's right, what follows are 12 Zoom backgrounds with more than enough choices available to put you[...]
With plenty of people still finding uses for those BBC Zoom backgrounds Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. From BBC Zoom to Marvel Comics #1000 – The Daily LITG 10th May[...]
Batman: The Animates Series Zoom Background from DC Comics
A lot of people can't get enough of the quirky zoom backgrounds for video conferences that have seemingly come out for every geek property in existence And hey, we're not judging You gotta take pleasure in what you can these days In any case, one of the biggest sources of virtual backgrounds is DC Comics,[...]
DC Direct has jumped onto the Zoom backgrounds bandwagon The company has created a whole bunch of backgrounds featuring various figures and statue lines the company has released these last couple of years Batman Black and White collectors will be most interested in the statue one, as it can also work as a sort of[...]
A Wonder Woman 84 virtual background for Zoom video conferencing.
DC has released another set of virtual backgrounds for Zoom video conferencing This time, the theme is Wonder Woman 1984, the upcoming sequel that was initially set for June release before the coronavirus pandemic forced it back to August But while we may not be able to watch Wonder Woman 1984 in theaters (and even[...]
As promised, AMC's The Walking Dead is back with a second set of Zoom background images to help you personalize your work-at-home experience (and lower the "cabin fever" levels) Now, we all know that the Walking Dead universe does not exist on Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) alone so this round spreads[...]
Negan and Rick Zoom background from The Walking Dead, courtesy of AMC.
Others will section off the room so that only work happens in certain areas while other areas are reserved specifically as personal zones: now work allowed. One innovation that's made the work-from-home transition a bit easier has been Zoom, which allows an office to meet on a regular basis and gives them the tools necessary to[...]
Star Wars Zoom backgrounds have arrived.
Star Wars Zoom backgrounds are now available to download Easily one of the most requested background drops to take place so far, if not the most requested There are eight total backgrounds to choose from right now, and they span the whole saga, really Star Wars fans can travel to Hoth, Bespin, Tataouine, the hallways[...]
Right now that means, Zoom backgrounds, Better Caul Saul and Michael Davis' use of the Death Of Superman to illustrate the current comics situation, as well as news and rumour from what DC and Diamond are up to Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and[...]
Recently, Bleeding Cool has been overwhelmed by people wanting the DC, Marvel and Disney Zoom videoconferencing backgrounds to liven up family of business group chats And now Disney-owned comic book publisher Boom Studios wants in on this business So they have provided high res background images for some of its bigger comic book titles Can[...]
Hall of Justice Virtual Background
Right now that means comic retailer plans to fix the direct market, possible plans from Diamond to begin distribution again and, of course, Zoom backgrounds Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail[...]
Batman '66 Zoom Background from DC Comics.
The first round of DC Comics virtual backgrounds for Zoom conferencing was a big hit, so DC has returned for another round This week's eighteen backgrounds are all Batman-centric You can show your love for all things Gotham City while meeting with co-workers by using these backgrounds in the video conferencing software of your choice[...]
Dangle won't make it through this morning briefing on Reno 911, courtesy of Quibi.
Comedy Central favorite Reno 911! is less than a month away from taking to streets of Nevada, so original series creators, writers, and cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver are doing their part to reassure their fans that they haven't missed a "beat." In fact, you can't get much more current[...]
Paramount Pictures has provided Zoom backgrounds from the upcoming film on their social channels They join Disney, Marvel, DC Comics, and more trying to help spruce up your daily meetings on the now popular video conferencing software These Top Gun backgrounds will make you the envy of all of your co-workers or buddies, as they[...]
Yesterday saw a Marvel DC Crisis as their respective Zoom backgrounds dominate news coverage on Bleeding Cool But t was Aaron Haaland's rallying cry to comic shores to get over their mid-life crisis that provided real cut through We look forward to hearing more industry saving ideas Welcome all to the daily Lying In The[...]
The Forbidden Forest from Frozen 2.
These can be used on whatever video conferencing service you want to use, Zoom being the common one right now No word on if Disney will be generating some from their more classic films, although I am sure they will. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left:[...]
The Batcave Zoom background, one of many DC and Marvel Zoom backgrounds.
Yesterday saw the stories about DC and Marvel Zoom backgrounds dominate news coverage on Bleeding Cool Courtesy of Boing Boing decided to link lots of people in our direction News about some DC Comics projects being put on pause may need an update today But the biggest news was probably Diamond's change of policy to[...]