The 10 Most Original Sci-Fi Movies of The 21st Century

By Shane Scott-Travis

In the new millennium, science fiction films flourish, commanding massive box office receipts and inspiring our dreams along the way. This brief list of 10 titles seeks to celebrate the SF films that have shown to be underivative of others, and while some of the choices may surprise you, if ⟳ continue…

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RØDE Wireless GO Review

By Matthew Allard ACS

The RØDE Wireless GO is claimed to be the world’s smallest wireless microphone system and it was announced just prior to NAB. Above you can see our interview with RØDE at NAB 2019. The RØDE Wireless GO is an interesting product, so let’s find out more about it. Who is ⟳ continue…

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Fail Your Way Forward: How Average Joes Make It in Hollywood

By Jason Hellerman

Two filmmakers explain how making in Hollywood depends on your drive to keep making things.

It’s no secret that making a short film can help launch your career, but what if it takes more than one? I recently met and talked with two filmmakers who are not discouraged by negative reviews ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

5 Easy Tricks for Shooting Action Sequences

By Jo Light

There’s actually an art to shooting fine-tuned, engaging action sequences.

Your first inclination might be to just throw your camera into the hands of an operator and let them shoot handheld. This is a tried-and-true method, but you have more options than that.

The team at Cinecom has put together five easy ⟳ continue…

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Tokina announces new 10mm F2.8 1:1 macro lens for Sony E mount cameras

Tokina has announced the FiRIN 100m F2.8 FE Macro Lens for Sony E mount camera systems.

The lens is constructed of nine elements in eight groups and features a nine blade aperture diaphragm. It features 1:1 ⟳ continue…

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ADF has a new President

FUJINON Premista Large Format Zoom Lenses – NAB Interview

By Jakub Han

FUJINON Premista are two new cine zoom lenses that cover large format sensors. Standard 28-100mm T2.9 zoom lens and telephoto 80-250 T2.9-3.5 zoom lens are both going to be available within this year. During NAB, we interviewed Toshihisa Lida-san from FUJIFILM about these new lenses.

As you might already know from ⟳ continue…

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Happy Easter! :)

By SonyAlpha Admin

View this post on Instagram Happy Easter!⁣ -⁣ Image courtesy @vedarvisuals⁣ -⁣ #mirrorlesscamera #mirrorlessgeeks #cameragear #camerageek #mirrorlessgeeks #camerasetup #camera⁣ #sonyimages #sonyalphasclub #sonyalpha #sonyphotography #sonyphotogallery #sonyalpharumors #sonyalphagear #SonyPhotoGallery #SonyAlphasClub #SonyMirrorless #sonyalphaphotos #sony #sonyalphauniverse #sonyalphaclub ⁣ ⁣ A post shared by Andreas…

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Seeing into space: Cosmic Microscapes with photographer Neil Buckland

A slice of meteorite, sandwiched between two linear polarizers.

Neil Buckland is obsessed with detail. For more than fifteen years, the Seattle-based photographer has been doing stitched landscape photography composed of dozens of images, captured on everything from Micro Four Thirds ⟳ continue…

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Ricoh GR III shooting experience: “Shut up and take my money”

‘The best camera is the one you you have with you’. I think Ghandi said that. It’s not true, of course – the best camera is the Pentax MX and unlike Ghandi I’ll fight anyone who says different.

What is true – and what ⟳ continue…

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New 7artisans 7.5mm F2.8 Fish-eye II E-mount lens

By SonyAlpha Admin

7Artisans announced that it will soon start to sell the new 7.5mm F2.8 Fish-eye II lens for APS-C E-mount cameras. They usually sell their lenses on those pages at Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT and…

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This week SAR readers photos selection

By Mauro P

Minghua Tong‎ NYC One World Observatory Foggy night and tripod was not allowed to take in Holding with bare hands Sony 24-105 F4, ISO 800, F4.0, 0.4s #sonyalphagallery 1) You can submit one single picture per week only. 2) To…

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What’s the best way to record and monitor 4K?

By Sareesh Sudhakaran In this article I’ll go over new video monitors and recorders that can accept a 4K signal, and record in 4K – specifically for on-field monitoring and recording. Why is 4K important? Until recently, most recorders and monitors could only accept a 1080p signal directly. This meant you had to ⟳ continue…

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2019 Cannes Film Festival Lineup: Jarmusch’s Zombie Comedy Opens

By V Renée

This year’s Cannes Film Festival will run from May 14th through May 25th.

With less than a month until commencement, the Cannes Film Festival has announced much of its 2019 lineup.

This year’s festival not only has a strong showing for both American and Asian filmmakers, but it also has 13 official ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

How to Build a DIY Cable Cam Out of a $10 Toy

By V Renée

Professional cable cams are expensive, but you can make your own for your smartphone with this children’s toy for dirt cheap. (And it kinda works.)

Camera movement is super important if you want to make your smartphone film projects look professional, right? There are many tools out there that can help ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Full Frame’s 9th Annual A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy Closes with “Framing the Conversation: Stanley Nelson”

By Lauren Wissot

Taking place on a Saturday afternoon in the lobby of The Durham Hotel, “Framing the Conversation: Stanley Nelson” was the final panel discussion in a series of A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy chats at this year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. (Though the festival itself is an arm of the Center for ⟳ continue…

From:: Filmmaker Magazine

Weird…Amazon US removed the Sony 24mm GM preorder option…

By SonyAlpha Admin

SAR reader noticed that Amazon removed the possibility to preorder the Sony 24mm f/1.4 GM lens. Don’t know why they did this. What we all know is that the lens is constantly out of Stock at Bhphoto and Adorama. I…

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Hedge Acquires Postlab – Straightforward File Offloading Meets Easy Collaboration for FCPX

By Olaf von Voss

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The popular checksum-powered file transfer software Hedge acquires Postlab, an easy-to-use collaboration solution for Final Cut Pro X. So here we go: What is it, who might benefit and why Postlab might be the perfect fit for Hedge.

Hedge X Postlab

NAB 2019 is over and tons of new cameras, accessories, gadgets, ⟳ continue…

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DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T30 vs. Sony a6400

The Fujifilm X-T30 and Sony a6400 are two of the newest, most exciting mid-range mirrorless cameras on the market, and while they may not look similar at first glance, both include impressive features and performance specs. Chris and Jordan break down the differences to see ⟳ continue…

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The 10 Most Original Horror Movies of The 21st Century

By Shane Scott-Travis

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Genre fans have been joyously experience a horror renaissance in recent years as mainstream cinema outlets and soaring box-office receipts reinforce that fright films have gone populist across the board.

The following list is sure to spark discussion and ire (this is the internet after all) but let’s quickly clarify a ⟳ continue…

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