Clemency, One Child Nation Top a Packed 2019 Sundance Film Festival Awards

By Scott Macaulay

Clemency, Chinonye Chukwo’s somber and bracing examination of the corrosive effects of capital punishment — on a woman, a marriage, and a society — won the U.S. Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize tonight at the Sundance Film Festival’s Closing Night Ceremony in Park City Utah. One Child Nation, Nanfu Wang ⟳ continue…

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Remembering David Ford of Ergocine

By Spencer Chumbley

Many of our readers may be familiar with the products of Rochester, New York’s Ergocine Ltd. The company was behind the recently featured Bell Rocker Grip, the “cat on the…

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Lumix S1 and S1R: Full details of these exciting new full-frame cameras from Panasonic

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Lumix S1 and S1R: Full details of these exciting new full-frame cameras from Panasonic

Following on from our hands on report with the new Panasonic Lumix S1 series, here’s the full details of both cameras specifications.

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    Video: A humorous short showing the struggle of waiting for pre-ordered camera gear

    Regardless of whether or not you suffer from Gear Acquisition Syndrome, more commonly referred to as GAS, you know what it feels like to have to wait for camera get to your doorstep. This holds even more true for pre-ordered camera gear and SkyVista Productions ⟳ continue…

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    69th ACE Eddie Awards Winners

    By Staff

    Celebrating the Best Editing of the Year in Film, TV and Documentaries, the American Cinema Editors held their 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards February 1, 2019 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Over 1000 professionals were in attendance at this black-tie ceremony. President of the American Cinema ⟳ continue…

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    Sundance Interview: Gabriel Mascaro on His Near-Future Drama Divine Love, the Seductive Tactics of Religion, and Body Politics

    By Carlos Aguilar

    Eroticism in service of faith is the thematic dogma fueling Gabriel Mascaro’s new intellectual affair Divine Love, a near-future drama with measured science fiction elements.Trading the carnal sensuality of 2015’s Neon Bull for extreme religious devotion, the Brazilian auteur continues to captivate with visually seductive frames laced with eye-catching colors ⟳ continue…

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    “The Real Ted Bundy Captivated People”: Editor Josh Schaeffer on Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

    By Filmmaker Staff

    Veteran documentarian Joe Berlinger has two films on serial killer Ted Bundy this year. One is a documentary that’s now on Netflix, Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. The other is a narrative take on the same story, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, with Zac Efron playing ⟳ continue…

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    “I Initially Didn’t Think I Would Be the One to Cut This Film”: Director/DP Luke Lorentzen on Editing Midnight Family

    By Filmmaker Staff

    In Mexico City, there are only 45 publicly operated ambulances for a population of nine-million-plus, creating a need filled by private labor. Luke Lorentzen, whose first feature New York Cuts premiered at IDFA in 2015, embedded himself with one privately operated ambulance run as a family business, tagging along night ⟳ continue…

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    “With Animation I Can Reach Beyond What’s Just in Front of Me”: Writer/Director Geoff Marslett on his Sundance Animated Short The Phantom 52

    By Aaron Hunt

    A restless trucker (credited as the titular “Phantom”) tugs his wheels across the highway and calls out to fellow drivers over his CB radio. No one else is on the road and no one reciprocates his cries via electronic airwaves. Eventually, the endless road gives to an endless ocean and ⟳ continue…

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    SUNDANCE 2019: Spotlight on Remi Adefarasin, BSC, OBE

    By Rin Ehlers Sheldon

    The Premieres category at the Sundance Film Festival is reserved for world premieres of “highly anticipated narrative films of the coming year.” In other words, these are the films you’ve already been hearing about or will be hearing about as 2019 unfolds. They usually have an established director or ⟳ continue…

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    “Something Seismic was Shifting in This Country”: Five Questions for The Wolf Hour Writer/Director Alistair Banks Griffin

    By Scott Macaulay

    “I can’t get out but I look out the attic window and watch the world go by. I feel like an outsider. I am on a different wave length then everybody else….” — David Berkowitz In one of the Sundance Film Festival’s real discoveries, Alistair Banks Griffins’s 1977-set The Wolf ⟳ continue…

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    ‘One Child Nation’: How Nanfu Wang Defied China To Expose Its Dark Side

    By Chris O’Falt After “Hooligan Sparrow” provoked an angry response from the government, Wang took a bigger risk returning to make her explosive new film. ⟳ continue…

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    A Love Letter from Park City

    By Holden Osborne

    I’ve been out at the Sundance Film Fest since Monday. The Sundance Institute (bless them) put on a new thing this year — The Talent Forum — to hook up some of their supported projects, artists, and festival filmmakers with potential collaborators, producers, funding and such. And with each ⟳ continue…

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    10 Great Western Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

    By Sean Ryan

    Slow West

    Westerns once dominated the Hollywood era, the European scene, and many aspects of the film world. However, many got overshadowed by the large excesses or similar types of films.

    On this list, you won’t see films by John Ford, Howard Hawks or Sergio Leone, but rather films that resemble a ⟳ continue…

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