"I wanted to create an experience that would make you want to stay there, and you'd be disappointed when I pull the [VR] headset off." On a recent episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher , "Iron Man" and "The Jungle Book" director Jon Favreau talked about his new project "Gnomes & Goblins," which he hopes will push the limits of VR .
Jon Favreau will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 53rd Annual CAS Awards for achievements in sound mixing, Feb. 18 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. The Jungle Book director "has been a steadfast presence humanizing his storytelling with intelligence and skill," said CAS president Mark Ulano.
Jon Favreau will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 53rd Annual CAS Awards on February 18 in Los Angeles. Favreau will be the 12th such honoree, joining a roster that includes Jonathan Demme, Rob Marshall and Quentin Tarantino.
ELF The Musical is the hilarious odyssey tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts one Christmas night and is unknowingly transported back to the North Pole. Once discovered, he ends up being raised as an elf.
As a proof-of-concept for Disney's live-action remake machine, The Jungle Book was a stunner. Not only did it haul in $966 million worldwide, it was also a master class in realistic computer animation, showing that no animal or landscape was too naturalistic or too complex to project on the green screen.