9 Cool Cinematic Shots Anyone Can Do

By Sareesh Sudhakaran Coming up with creative new camera shots isn’t always easy. Once you’ve mastered the basics — wide shots, medium shots, close-ups — you may start to fall back on the same old camera angles. It may seem like the more advanced shots you see in the movies are only suitable ⟳ continue…

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New Luminar 3.0.2 adds support for new Sony RX and HX compact cameras

By SonyAlpha Admin

Skylum released the new Luminar 3.0.2 update. It brings a lot of new features and fixes (Click here to see them all). Also those four Sony cameras are now officially supported: Sony RX100VA Sony RX100VI Sony DSC-HX99 Sony DSC-HX95

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What I’ve been up to this last week (Hint: Nikon Z6…)

By Sareesh Sudhakaran What I’ve been up to this last week (Hint: Nikon Z6…) ⟳ continue…

From:: Wolfcrow

Free Aputure FLEX Lighting Masterclass – Sydney & Melbourne, Australia

By Newsshooter

If you’re in Sydney or Melbourne Australia, Aputure is putting on a free FLEX lighting masterclass event with Los Angeles filmmaker Justin Jones from Create Music Group. Happening on the 5th…

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Rokoko Review: High Quality Mocap for a Fraction of the Cost

By Guest Author

Going inside the Rokoko Smartsuit Pro.

The following post was written by guest reviewer Sky Nite.

Rokoko’s mission is to “democratize motion capture.” As an indie VR game developer and Unity software educator, that’s the kind of mission I can get behind.

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From:: No Film School

This is what you need when you’re working live in 8K

By noreply@redsharknews.com (Andy Stout)

AJA grunt helps realtime 8K operation

An announcement that SGO has integrated AJA KONA cards into its highest of high end systems gives a brief glimpse into the sort of hardware needed to work in 8K in realtime.

  • SGO
  • AJA KONA
  • 8K
  • PCIe 30
  • 12GSDI
  • Mistika Ultima

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    From:: RedShark News

    Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro Now Shipping

    By Newsshooter

    Wooden Camera first showed off the Zip Box Pro at IBC 2018 and has announced that it is now shipping. The Zip Box Pro is a lightweight matte box that…

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    Amazon Prime Video Celebrates The Apocalypse at SXWX With The New Series “Good Omens”

    By admin

    LOS ANGELES

    Amazon Prime Video will bring Armageddon to Austin, celebrating the highly anticipated premiere of novel-turned-series Good Omens at South by Southwest (“SXSW”) in Austin, TX, during opening weekend beginning Friday, March 8th.

    Activities will include appearances and…

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    Writers Guild of America Winners

    By Staff

    The Writers Guild of America, West and East, held concurrent ceremonies for the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on February 17, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles and the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Awards were given to winners of outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new ⟳ continue…

    From:: BLT News

    Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards

    By Mary Ann Skweres

    Honoring outstanding achievements in sound editing, the 66th Annual Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Awards took place on Sunday, February 17th at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles with over a thousand in attendance. Golden Reels were handed out in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form ⟳ continue…

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    “Nothing is More Gorgeous than When Things Get Real in a Movie”: Editor Barry Alexander Brown on Three Decades Cutting for Spike Lee

    By Matt Mulcahey

    As Barry Alexander Brown toiled on the editing of School Daze, he was convinced that, at any moment, he’d be found out. That someone would inform director Spike Lee he was no longer working in the indie trenches of She’s Gotta Have It. That he was now working under the ⟳ continue…

    From:: Filmmaker Magazine

    A Modern Take on a Kubrick Classic with New ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Trailer

    By Jourdan Aldredge

    Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange is set to return to theaters with new modern trailer to boot.

    Originally released in 1971, Stanley Kubrick’s dystopian psychological crime classic A Clockwork Orange (based on the book of the same name written by Anthony Burgess in 1962) is set to make a return to ⟳ continue…

    From:: No Film School

    Samsung unveils Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus with triple-camera; budget-friendlier S10e with dual cam

    At its Galaxy Unpacked event, Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy S10 and S10+, both offering a rear triple-camera array, alongside a budget-oriented S10e ‘essential’ model with a dual camera unit. All three devices offer a stabilized standard wide and an ultra-wide camera; the S10e ⟳ continue…

    From:: DPreview

    Picktorial photo editor for macOS gets 4.0 update with new DAM and workflow features

    Non-destructive macOS photo editor Picktorial has been updated to version 4.0, which is free for customers who purchased version 3.50. Picktorial 4 brings new workflow and digital asset management (DAM) features, including its own index — a move to shed its reliance ⟳ continue…

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    How to Avoid Giving Actors Line Readings

    By Jon Fusco

    Don’t give your actors line-readings, give them “action-readings.”

    You can have all the technical know-how you want, but if you don’t know how to direct actors then “it don’t mean jack, bud.” And the first step in learning to direct actors is learning to trust them. When you don’t trust them, ⟳ continue…

    From:: No Film School