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From:: Sony Alpha Rumors

People’s Park – an observational film by Jon Bregal

By Matthew Allard ACS

People’s Park is a foreigner’s observation of one of Shanghai’s public parks. The film is 47 minutes long and it is a deep observation into the culture that exists to this day within one of China’s biggest public parks. The film was shot in a total of 36 hours over ⟳ continue…

From:: News Shooter

Watch: Caveh Zahedi’s “Not Getting Stoned with Alex Ross Perry”

By Scott Macaulay Alex Ross Perry, writer/director of the highly recommended and in-theaters Her Smell, is the guest in this latest installment of filmmaker Caveh Zahedi’s self-explanatory interview show, Getting Stoned with Caveh Zahedi. Perry doesn’t partake, however, so he’s entirely straight as Zahedi takes a few hits and draws him out about ⟳ continue…

From:: Filmmaker Magazine

50+ Camera Angles, Shots, and Movements: A Complete Guide

By Jason Hellerman

Have you ever been overwhelmed at the possibility of every camera angle, framing, and shot type available as a filmmaker? Us too. So we provided a cheat sheet with definitions for you!

There are so many camera movements and camera angles; it can be hard to keep track. To ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Report: Canon is lowering profit forecast 20% due to shrinking camera sales

According to a report [partial paywall] from Nikkei Asian Review, Canon is planning to lower its profit forecasts for the 2019 fiscal year by 20 percent — amounting to approximately 50 billion yen — due to shrinking camera sales.

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From:: DPreview

Instagram is considering hiding the like counts on photos

Instagram boasts one billion active monthly users. One is its defining features is the ability to like posts. Recent studies indicate that addiction to social media, and the number of likes received on content, is akin to ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

Use The Content Aware Fill Feature to Create 2.5D or “Parallax Effects”

By NFS Staff

The newest version of Adobe brings this long desired feature and here’s one more cool thing to do with it.

Digi Pro Tips brings us this video tutorial explaining precisely how you can use the new feature to create this effect.

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From:: No Film School

Art Directors Guild Re-elects Leadership

By Staff

Members of the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) unanimously re-elected National Executive Director Chuck Parker and Associate National Executive Director dooner at the Guild’s bi-annual general membership meeting. Installation of Parker, dooner and other board members will be held on July 15. Guild President Nelson Coates stated, “I ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

WGA Sues Talent Agencies

By Olivia Gleichauf

The Writers Guild of America filed suit against the major talent agencies on Wednesday, continuing the conflict between the two. The lawsuit alleges that television packaging fees are a breach of fiduciary duty and an illegal kickback under federal and state statutes, including California’s Unfair Competition Law. The suit looks ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

Launch of Production Music Catalog: Abbey Road Masters

By Staff

Universal Production Music and sister company Killer Tracks, two of the leading production music brands, have partnered with Abbey Road Studios to launch a new production music catalog: “Abbey Road Masters.” Abbey Road Masters will create and curate original music, all of which will be recorded, mixed and mastered at ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

If Hollywood Takes a Stand for Abortion Rights, the ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Could Cost Millions

By Chris O’Falt Alyssa Milano’s call to boycott Georgia has not found support by studios, which rely on the state’s unique and valuable tax incentives. ⟳ continue…

From:: Indie WIRE Filmmaker Toolkit

“DocsStillSoWhite: Moving From Ally to Accomplice” at Full Frame’s 9th Annual A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy

By Lauren Wissot

“DocsStillSoWhite: Moving From Ally to Accomplice” — the title inspired by a curriculum developed by the panel’s moderator Seena (“The Woke Coach”) Hodges — was the second of two diversity-centric A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy discussions presented at this year’s Full Frame. Speaking before an impressively packed house in The Durham Hotel ⟳ continue…

From:: Filmmaker Magazine

Lil Dicky: Earth

By Bryant Frazer

Rap comic Lil Dicky wrangled an all-star cast of guest artists for his epic “Earth” project, including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Leonardo DiCaprio …. well, you really just have to watch it. (Some lyrics NSFW.) All profits from sales and streaming are go to charity. The ⟳ continue…

From:: Studio Daily

Five Questions: Landia Executive Producer Leda Nasio

By Bryant Frazer

Buenos Aires-based production company Landia has grown into an international powerhouse, with offices in Los Angeles, Madrid, Barcelona, Saõ Paulo and Mexico. Leda Nasio joined Landia’s U.S. operation as an executive producer last year. A native of Argentina, Nasio has worked at Flip Films in Santa Monica and Nunchaku in ⟳ continue…

From:: Studio Daily

Is a brand new 32.5mp APS-C sensor from Canon on the way? [CR1]

By Canon Rumors There has been a flurry of sensor talk over the last few weeks, though we haven’t posted much about it because most of it cannot … ⟳ continue…

From:: Canon Rumors

Weekly Motivation: Blaze Your Own Filmmaking Trail – WATCH THIS | by Alex Ferrari

By Alex Ferrari

Weekly Motivation: Why Filmmaking Goals SUCK! – WATCH THIS Every week I’ll be posting new videos as part of my Weekly Motivation Series to help the #IFHTribe along with their filmmaking and/or screenwriting path. We all need some help, guidance, motivation or inspiration on our long journey in this crazy ⟳ continue…

From:: Indie Film Hustle

CHILD’S PLAY

By Vincent Frei

Here is a new trailer for the remake of CHILD’S PLAY:

The VFX are made by:
Pixomondo

Director: Lars Klevberg
Release Date: 21 June 2019 (USA)

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From:: ArtofVFX

Facebook now says ‘millions of Instagram users’ had their passwords stored in plaintext

Last month, Facebook shared a blog post detailing how passwords of Instagram, Facebook and Facebook Lite users were stored in plaintext on its servers. At the time, Facebook said only ‘tens of thousands of Instagram users’ were affected. Now, Facebook has updated the post ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

Wundershine’s Reframe is designed for easy image-swapping and app-controlled curation

Back in 2015 Dutch start-up Wundershine announced the Makerframe, a wooden picture frame that could print your images with a built-in inkless thermal printer and swap them out using a built-in framing mechanism. Old prints were stored inside the frame ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

10 Famous Movies Audiences Got Right But Critics Got Wrong

By Riccardo Basso

Critics are a strange beast in the cinematic world. They are usually respected, but also bring with them a sense of negativity. In other words, we feel in awe of their role of “opinion deciders” but also dislike the fact that they are given the power of swaying our opinions. ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema