How ‘Fast Five’ Towed a 9000 Lb. Steel Vault to Create Real Carnage

By V Renée

The destruction was real…and so was that friggin’ vault.

The Fast and the Furious franchise is known for its heart-pumping action sequences that defy both death and physics. From that very first drag race where we see a tender Brian O’Connor gripping the clutch of his lime green Skyline to the ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

ARRI Digital Camera Showreel 2019 open for submissions

By Newsshooter

Each year, ARRI cuts together a showreel of some of the best footage shot on ARRI cameras over the year. You can submit any footage you like as long as…

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10 Great Sci-fi Movie Classics You’ve Probably Never Seen

By Isabella Tong

Altered States 1980

Influenced by the visionary works of writers H.G. Wells and Jules Verne, science fiction films are both a prediction of future innovation as well as a speculation of current societal anxieties. They often feature fantastical storylines complete with alien invasion, mystical worlds, and dystopian civilizations.

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American Society of Cinematographers Awards Winners

By Staff

On February 9, 2019, the American Society of Cinematographers celebrated the Society’s 100th anniversary alongside masters of imagery. This year’s ASC Awards was held in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at the Hollywood and Highland complex – just blocks away from the ASC Clubhouse, where the after-party was held. Turner Classic ⟳ continue…

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Kamlan announces new 7.5mm F3.2 fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds systems

Chinese optical manufacturer Kamlan Optical has announced its next lens will be a 7.5mm F3.2 fisheye for the Micro Four Thirds system. The lens joins an existing line-up of manual focus primes for APS-C and MFT systems, and will be shown at the CP+ show ⟳ continue…

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Ring The Alarm’s Audio Offering Expands Through Partnership with Therapy Studios

By RACONTEUR

LOS ANGELES

Ring The Alarm bolsters its services as part of the growing partnership between the music production house and award-winning post production facility…

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Lensvid analyzed the 2018 camera market…the bottom line? It is very bad though!

By SonyAlpha Admin

Lensvid collected all the 2018 CIPA data to give us a detailed view of the camera market: The bottom line is very bad though. We are below 20 million units per year and mirrorless cameras don’t gain as much traction as you might think (2% increase per year vs. 12% ⟳ continue…

From:: Sony Alpha Rumors

Win a complete Podcasting Studio with ‘My RØDE Cast’ Podcasting Competition

By Newsshooter

RØDE Microphone‘s short film competition, My RØDE Reel first began in 2014 and has been growing ever since with last year’s winners taking home prizes worth a combined total of…

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Review: Is Rycote’s new PCS-Boom Connector the best mic accessory you didn’t realise you needed?

By noreply@redsharknews.com (Erik Vlietinck)

Review: Is Rycote's new PCS-Boom Connector the best mic accessory you didn't realise you needed?

We take a look at Rycote’s Modular Windshield Kit and PCS-Boom Connector and discover just how good it is at noise cancellation.

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    Can Character Development Get in the Way of Good Movies?

    By George Edelman

    How do the best movies balance character development and plot stakes?

    We’ve written about how to write internal and external conflict before, and how the two things weave together, but more and more screenwriters are following the same playbook and it can easily become stale, and worse than that fail to ⟳ continue…

    From:: No Film School

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    Black Shade Calibration Guide for RED cameras

    By Newsshooter

    If you are shooting on a RED, there are a few things you should know. One of them includes Black Shade Calibration. What is Black Shade Calibration? Running a black…

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    TVU Networks Heads On Location for FloSports Coverage

    By Michael Balderston MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Citing a desire to boost live coverage of sporting events like cross country and dirt track racing in remote, often difficult locations, live digital sports provider FloSports recently announced that it has selected TVU Networks video over IP equipment to assist with its live, …

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    SHINDIG Music + Sound Celebrates Its Second Year with Expansion of Services

    By RACONTEUR

    LOS ANGELES
    SHINDIG Music + Sound is celebrating their upcoming two-year anniversary with a wave of expansion. Clients already experience a creative oasis at SHINDIG HQ, located on the famed Jungle beach in Playa Del Rey, a funky enclave on the west end of “Silicon…

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    From:: Shoot OnLine