RED Raven to Dragon-X Limited Time Upgrade

By Newsshooter

RED President Jarred Land has shared the details of the Raven to Dragon-X upgrade. There is only a very small window from February 11 to February 15 when the upgrade…

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SUNDANCE 2019: Spotlight on David Paul Jacobson

By Graham Sheldon

It’s a 19 degree Fahrenheit winter wonderland outside, and that must mean we’re at Sundance Film Festival 2019 in Park City, Utah. Thankfully we have a whole host of wonderful documentaries to help keep us warm! Director of Cinematography, David Paul Jacobson discusses his work on the feature documentary, Ask ⟳ continue…

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“We Decided to Start Editing from Scratch”: Co-Writer/Editor Don Bernier on Always in Season

By Filmmaker Staff

For her feature debut, Jacqueline Olive examines the death of Lennon Lacy, a black 17-year-old who was found hanging from a swing set in his North Carolina home town. Though his death was quickly ruled a suicide by the authorities, his mother, Claudia, was understandably suspicious, given America’s long, far ⟳ continue…

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“Either There is a Film or There is None. We Chose the Former”: Director Kirill Mikhanovsky | Give Me Liberty

By Filmmaker Staff

Whenever directors watch their own films, they always do so with the knowledge that there are moments that occurred during their production — whether that’s in the financing and development or shooting or post — that required incredible ingenuity, skill, planning or just plain luck, but whose difficulty is invisible ⟳ continue…

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Panasonic Lumix S1: Here’s what it’s like to use

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The Panasonic Lumix S1 is shaping up to be a very capable camera, with professional level stills and video

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    “Picture Wrapped in Early November and We Had a Cut by Mid-December”: Editors Marina Katz and Brian Goetz on The Brink

    By Filmmaker Staff

    Tracking “economic nationalist” and Deplorables-rouser Stephen Bannon from summer 2017 to fall of last year, The Brink follows Bannon as he tries to rebrand himself, post-White House, as a unifier of the European alt-right, culminating in the defeat of his preferred candidates on Election Night 2018. Director Alison Klayman shot ⟳ continue…

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    Report: U.S. OTT Competition Intense, Providers Look Beyond Borders For Revenue Growth

    By Phil Kurz ADDISON, TEXAS—The U.S. market leads the world in adoption of OTT (over-the-top) services with 70 percent of its broadband households subscribing to at least one OTT service. The findings, part of the newly released “OTT Video Services: Disruptive Globalization 2018” report from Parks Associates, …

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    Round Table: Three Film Composers Converge on Sundance

    By Paula Goldberg This meeting of the minds is all about composing for film, going to Sundance, and sharing insights about the craft. ⟳ continue…

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    Sony VENICE motion picture camera firmware v4.0 update brings 4K/120fps

    Sony has detailed its upcoming version 4.0 firmware for its VENICE motion picture camera system, adding optional High Frame Rate (HFR) license speeds for shooting at up to 120fps at 4K 2.39:1 and 60fps at 6K 3:2. When using anamorphic lenses, the ⟳ continue…

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    “One of the Most Harrowing Scene Headings to Read in a Script For a Low-Budget Film is ‘EXT. WOODS – NIGHT’”: DP Brett Jutkiewicz on Them That Follow

    By Filmmaker Staff

    The first feature from Britt Poulton and Dan Madison Savage, Them That Follow is a gothic drama set in rural Appalachia, grounded in the unusual context of a Pentecostal church with a heavy emphasis on snake handling. Following its premiere, the film—which stars Olivia Colman and Walton Goggins—has been acquired ⟳ continue…

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    Sundance 2019: Here Are the Cameras Used to Shoot This Year’s Documentaries

    By Chris O’Falt Nonfiction Cinematography: Filmmakers on how they shot their films and the unique production demands that dictated equipment choices. ⟳ continue…

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    American Tower Completes Construction Of Dallas ATSC 3.0 SFN

    By Phil Kurz DALLAS—Construction and connectivity work on the ATSC 3.0 Single Frequency Network (SFN) being installed in the Dallas-Fort Worth Designated Market Area, American Tower announced in January. The SFN, a collaboration of American Tower, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Univision Local Media, Nexstar and …

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    Leica releases limited ‘Safari’ edition M10-P camera, Summicron-M 50mm F2 lens

    Leica has announced the launch of a limited edition Leica M10-P Edition ‘Safari’ camera and accompanying Summicron-M 50mm F2 Edition ‘Safari’ lens.

    The launch of the limited edition pieces continues Leica’s tradition of olive green camera releases. In Leica’s own words, ‘Leica cameras with the olive ⟳ continue…

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    Sony VENICE Firmware 4.0 Adds Optional HFR Mode – 4K 120fps

    By Olaf von Voss


    Sony keeps on refining its flagship camera, the VENICE. With an optional HFR (high frame rate) license this beast will be capable of shooting 4K at 120fps. The firmware 4.0 itself will be free of charge but the optional HFR mode will require a credit card swipe. Both updates will ⟳ continue…

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    By Vincent Frei

    Oh yeah! Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham are teaming up in this badass first trailer for FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW!

    The VFX are made by:
    DNEG (VFX Supervisor: Mike Brazelton)
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