The 10 Most Essential Video Essays of 2018

By V Renée

Our cinematic education reached new heights thanks in part to this year’s excellent video essays.

It seems as though video essays continued to grow and evolve every year, and 2018 was → continue…

From:: No Film School

Canon offers new developer kits for EOS bodies and PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon users who want to develop applications for their camera will be able to do so with new expanded SDK and API kits → continue…

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JPEG XS being used by NHK to broadcast 8K

By Matthew Allard ACS

JPEG XS is a new compression standard that was first announced in April 2018. JPEG XS is the first ISO standard (ISO/IEC 21112) codec for latency-critical applications offering lossless → continue…

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The Nokia 9 PureView: Could this be the phone of the year?

Video: How photography impacts mood, experiences and more

WIRED has published a video exploring the topic of photography’s impact on humans, particularly selfies and the impact photographing moments can have on one’s experience → continue…

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The Canon EOS M50 and Canon EOS R continue to sell well in December

By Canon Rumors BCN has released their monthly sales numbers for cameras in Japan for the month of December 2018. Canon continues to dominate the top 20. The … → continue…

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Amazon Likely to Pull Film Festival Stars, and With It the Floor of the Sundance Market

By Chris O’Falt While the importance of SVOD platforms grows, documentaries and niche films are no longer receiving licensing deals from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. → continue…

From:: Indie WIRE Filmmaker Toolkit

PGA Announces Motion Picture and Television Nominations For The 2019 Producers Guild Awards

‘Destroyer’ Director Karyn Kusama Said Honesty Was Nicole Kidman’s Greatest Asset

By Chris O’Falt On the Filmmaker Toolkit podcast, Kusama delves into how she and Kidman constructed a noir from the pain of looking in the mirror. → continue…

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A 2018 Box Office Boom — For Black Directors

THROWBACK FRIDAY: How to Get Up Off Your Butt & Make It Happen in 2019 w/ Eric Thomas

By Alex Ferrari

Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes, I → continue…

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RED gives us a glimpse at its Lithium 3D camera for the Hydrogen One smartphone

Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, Mary Poppins Returns

By Mary Ann Skweres

For Mary Poppins Returns, one of the biggest challenges was making the spoken word smoothly transition into the musical sequences. Once the sound and music editing teams prepared all the → continue…

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This is cool: New Camrote iOS Sony Remote control App launched!

By SonyAlpha Admin

I have been in contact with Simon Mitchell for a long time. He worked hard to create th e Camrote APP (Click here to get it for free) and today → continue…

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ProGrade Digital releases dual-slot SD card reader with speeds up to 1.25GB/s

ProGrade Digital has announced a new dual SD card reader that can simultaneously transfer files from two UHS-II SD cards at a blazing fast 10Gb/s → continue…

From:: DPreview