Litepanels announces new Gemini 2×1 Accessories

By Newsshooter

Litepanels has announced three new accessories for the Gemini 2×1 LED panel. The new accessories include a dual battery bracket for either Gold Mount or V-Mount, a floor stand kit, and…

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RED Ranger at Rental Houses

By Jon Fauer

Jarred Land talks about the new RED RANGER Camera, available exclusively to Rental Houses. “The RANGER is a special camera that we will sell only to authorized rental houses. They will get this camera that hopefully addresses some features and requests that are unique to rental houses.” read more… ⟳ continue…

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Inspiration Vienna

FDTimes February 2019 now online

“I’m Often Filming in Dusty, Dirty or Wet Places, and Changing Lenses Would be Difficult and Risky”: Director/DP Kim Longinotto on Shooting the Mafia

By Filmmaker Staff

One of the UK’s most acclaimed documentarians, Kim Longinotto has been working steadily since 1976, serving as her own DP the whole time. Unusually for Longinotto, who favors a direct cinema, observational approach, her latest is an archival-based film, examining the life and work of Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia, famed ⟳ continue…

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“Those Four Frames Made the Difference Between That Interaction Being Funny and Not at All”: Editor Zach Siegel on Quarter Life Poetry

By Filmmaker Staff

Samantha Jayne’s Quarter Life Poetry began life as a Tumblr and Instagram, transforming her millennial 20something experiences into doodles and poems. Now it’s an ambitious series set to premiere on FX Networks later this year, brought to life with director Arturo Perez Jr. helming all ten episodes. Via email, Zach ⟳ continue…

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IFH 296: The State of Indie Film for Women Directors with Jen McGowen

By Alex Ferrari

The State of Indie Film for Women Directors with Jen McGowen Today on the show we have writer/director Jen McGowen on the show. We discuss the state of women directors in Indie FIlm, her new film Rust Creek and what it is really like to be a female director, from ⟳ continue…

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“Cramming Remote Focus and Remote Iris Control Onto Those Tiny Lenses was Quite a Challenge”: DP Amanda Treyz on Bootstrapped

By Filmmaker Staff

Screening as part of this year’s Indie Episodic at Sundance, the pilot for Bootstrapped draws upon star/writer Danielle Uhlarik’s background working at Google and Twitter. Uhlarik stars alongside Maribeth Monroe, playing two developers trying to get their fashion app (bitchthatwouldlookbetteronme.com) launched from Kansas City out into the world. Via email, ⟳ continue…

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FCC Welcomes Geoffrey Starks as Newest Commissioner

By Susan Ashworth WASHINGTON–It was perhaps the shortest Open Meeting held by the Federal Communications Commission to date when the FCC convened on Wednesday Jan 30 to welcome its employees back after the government shut down and to formally welcome new FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks. Starks is a Democratic …

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From:: TV Technology

“The Film is 99% Handheld”: DP Bryan Koss on Mope

By Filmmaker Staff

Lucas Heyne’s feature debut Mope is based on the lurid case of aspirant porn star Stephen Hill (Nathan Stewart-Jarrett) and his best friend, whose porn name was Tom Dong (Kelly Sry). In 2010, Hill went on a rampage with a machete, a story is told in this LA Weekly story ⟳ continue…

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Bowens is back in business after liquidation with its new XMT500 strobe light

In July 2017, lighting company Bowens confirmed it had gone into liquidation after 94 years of business, ultimately succumbing to the market’s growing competition and changes in consumer purchase trends. The closure followed Bowens’ 2016 acquisition by European investment company AURELIUS, which also purchased ⟳ continue…

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BTS video shows what goes into crash test photography

The nonprofit U.S. organization Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has published a video that gives viewers a brief look behind-the-scenes at its vehicle crash test photography. During the five minute video, IIHS VP of Media Operations and Production Pini Kalnite walks viewers through ⟳ continue…

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“We Mostly Didn’t Shoot Traditional Coverage Because We Knew the Edit Points”: DP Drew Daniels on Quarter Life Poetry

By Filmmaker Staff

Samantha Jayne’s Quarter Life Poetry began life as a Tumblr and Instagram, transforming her millennial 20something experiences into doodles and poems. Now it’s an ambitious series set to premiere on FX Networks later this year, brought to life with director Arturo Perez Jr. helming all ten episodes. Via email, cinematographer ⟳ continue…

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This Fyre Fest 2019 Parody Video Should Get a Documentary of its Own

By Jourdan Aldredge

For those who’ve been swept up by the #FyreFest documentary binge, this parody video could be the final chapter.

Personally, I missed this whole Fyre Festival (hashtag #FyreFest) mess when it originally hit the internet. While a wildly popular marketing campaign promoted by the likes of Kendall Jenner and models like ⟳ continue…

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Patent: Canon Back Side Illuminated (BSI) DPAF image sensor

By Canon Rumors Canon continues to work on new sensor designs based on the patents we’ve seen over the last year or so. This patent covers a lot … ⟳ continue…

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