California Film Commission: Indie Filmmakers Panel Discussion

By Staff

The California Film Commission (CFC) is hosting a panel discussion to learn the Indie Producer’s secret weapon: film commissions. This event will take place on Thursday, March 21 at 7pm at the Cabo Wabo Cantina (Hollywood & Highland Center). This event is free and RSVPs are not required. The restaurant ⟳ continue…

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Production Alert: Filming Restrictions in Monterey County

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The California Film Commission has announced that there are now filming restrictions on Highway 1 in Monterey County due to the Caltrans highway widening project now in progress between Hurricane Point and Rocky Creek Bridge. Caltrans estimates road construction will last for three months. Film permits cannot be issued for ⟳ continue…

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Save 15% on refurbished gear at the Canon USA store

By Canon Rumors It’s been a long while, but Canon USA has once against put their refurbished gear on sale at 15% off! Simply use the coupon code … ⟳ continue…

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‘Gear Lust’ music video is a photographer’s ode to Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Canadian photographers Taylor Jackson and Lindsay Coulter teamed up to create ‘Gear Lust,’ a music video centered around Gear Acquisition Syndrome — that is, a photographer’s compulsion to acquire more gear than can reasonably be used.

The amusing song kicks off with, ‘Some ⟳ continue…

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Comcast Unveils Xfinity Flex Streaming Platform

By Michael Balderston PHILADELPHIA—Comcast has announced an exclusive new service for its Xfinity internet customers, the Xfinity Flex streaming platform. The Xfinity Flex is packaged with an internet-connected, 4K HDR streaming TV device and comes with Comcast’s voice remote, an integrated guide to access streaming …

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FCC Resolves White Spaces Issues

By John Eggerton WASHINGTON—The FCC has sent the signal that allowing the so-called white spaces between TV channels to be used for fixed and mobile wireless devices are ready for prime time. That came in a report and order adopted Wednesday, March 20. The FCC also resolved a number of petitions to reconsider ⟳ continue…

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DJI confirms its drones are prepared for the GPS 2019 week rollover event

DJI has confirmed its drones are prepared for the GPS 2019 week rollover scheduled to take place on April 6. The event may disrupt some GPS receivers, but most manufacturers have confirmed that their systems have been tested ahead of time and are prepared for ⟳ continue…

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How to Use FREE Cinematic Video Effects with Your Footage

By Logan Baker In this post-production roundup, we go over 5 different ways you can add some FREE cinematic video effects to your footage. ⟳ continue…

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Craft brewery partners with Kodak to create a beer that doubles as film developer

Delaware craft brewery Dogfish Head has teamed up with Kodak to create SuperEIGHT, an analog-inspired Super Gose beer designed specifically to develop film.

Sam Calagione, founder and CEO of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, was recording an episode of The ⟳ continue…

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David Lynch Masterclass – Teaching Filmmaking – Creativity and Ideas are Key to Everything

By Olaf von Voss

David Lynch

If you are a connoisseur of strange plots, twisted characters and weird, dreamy scenes, you found the right place! has just published David Lynch’s take on teaching creativity and film. The master of weirdness shares his secrets and you should listen!

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WD Blue SN500 brings NVMe storage to the budget market

By (Leo Waldock)

WD Blue SN500 brings NVMe storage to the budget market

The new WD Blue SN500 is a big step forward for truly affordable SSD storage.

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    FCC to Lift LPTV Displacement, Companion Channel Freeze

    By Michael Balderston WASHINGTON—With spring comes the thawing of an FCC policy that had been in effect since 2014. The FCC’s Media Bureau has announced that starting on April 18, the filing freeze on displacement and digital companion channels for low power television and TV translators stations will be lifted. In the …

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    Cuomo Suggests Ending New York Film Tax Incentives In Response to Failed Amazon Deal

    By Chris O’Falt Once a staunch supporter of the tax incentive, Cuomo said he’d cut it to cover a budget shortfall while taking a dig at his Amazon opponents. ⟳ continue…

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    Lawo Denies Evertz’s Patent Infringement Claim

    By Michael Balderston RASTATT, Germany—Following Evertz filing a lawsuit on seven instances of patent infringement against it, Lawo has come out with a statement “strongly denying” the accusations, saying that the allegedly infringed patents “are invalid.” On Monday, March 18, Evertz filed its lawsuit against Lawo AG, …

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