Harvey Weinstein

Welcome to a Post-Harvey Hollywood & Your Best Bet for a 360° Stereo Camera [PODCAST]

By Liz Nord

In this episode of Indie Film Weekly, we predict what the Harvey Weinstein fallout could means for future film sets.

Jon Fusco, Charles Haine and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss a post-Harvey (Weinstein) Hollywood and some steps being taken by the Academy, the PGA, and other film institutions to combat sexual misconduct in the industry. We also share a ton of news from Netflix, including the company’s plans to release 80 original films in 2018. In gear news, we reveal how filmmakers can use Microsoft’s new GPU, and Charles answers an Ask No Film School question about renting a 360 stereoscopic camera.

As always, the show also brings news you can use about gear, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, industry wisdom, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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From:: No Film School

Our Indie Problem: Financiers and Sexual Harassment

By George Rush

I have felt disgusted these last ten days reading the news about Harvey Weinstein as well as the angry and heartfelt outpouring from so many on social media. But like most of my colleagues in independent film, I’ve considered myself a step removed from the A-list parties and Hollywood glitterati that comprised so much of Weinstein’s world. My colleagues and I are making films, I have thought, as a high-minded alterative to the vapidness of Hollywood. But the last ten days has caused me to realize that we are not immune from the same problems that Hollywood is suffering. The […] → continue…

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Two Cameras with Unprecedented Resolution & New York Film Fest Must-Sees [PODCAST]

By Liz Nord

This episode of Indie Film Weekly unveils bigger sensors on land and in the air, and Hollywood’s worst kept secret.

Jon Fusco and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse accusations and what they mean for indie film, share highlights from our New York Film Festival coverage including conversations with Richard Linklater and Sean Baker, and ponder what exactly is the future of storytelling. In gear news, RED has finally released its Monstro sensor and DJI has released its highest resolution drone cinema camera yet. DP Open Soffer joins us to answer an Ask No Film School question about how to shoot dialog scenes.

As always, the show also brings news you can use about gear, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, industry wisdom, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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From:: No Film School