Liz Nord

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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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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The Future of Buying Lenses & The Best Screenwriters of All Time [PODCAST]

By Liz Nord

This episode of Indie Film Weekly introduces a new lens marketplace, plus a ranking of the best screenwriters ever, and a filmmaker changing the entire ad business.

Jon Fusco, Charles Haine, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss Vulture’s list of the Top 100 Screenwriters of All Time, a new online marketplace for lenses, an indie distributor making bold moves, and how one filmmaker is changing the entire advertising industry. Charles also answers an Ask No Film School question about whether or not you need to buy a cage for your small camera.

As always, we also bring you the latest gear news, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, a slew of new indie film releases, weekly words of industry wisdom, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films. You can see all the links from this show in this week’s podcast post at nofilmschool.com.

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The Next Hottest Rental Camera & It’s Time to Stop Putting Lives at Risk on Set [PODCAST]

By Liz Nord

This episode of Indie Film Weekly reveals one of the most important things a director can do on set.

Jon Fusco, Charles Haine, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss the lifesaving info that every filmmaker can learn from recent Radiohead and NARCOS shoots, and a dirty debacle threatening the beloved indie institutions in the Alamo Drafthouse family. In gear news, we get a first look at Sony’s full-frame VENICE, and we answer an Ask No Film School question about what you can do in 8K that you can’t do in four.

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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