U.S. Officially Jumps Aboard the Lithium-Ion Battery Ban

By V Renée

Your camera batteries have officially become a carry-on only item when flying.

The FAA and the U.S. DoT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), has officially banned lithium-ion batteries from being transported as cargo on passenger aircraft.

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Head back to the Moon again with the astounding looking “Apollo 11”

By noreply@redsharknews.com (Andy Stout)

It's the reaction shots and the setting of Apollo 11 in its historical context that make the mission really come alive

This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the historic first Moon landing, and one of the best ways of commemorating it is probably to go see Todd Douglas Miller’s stunning looking Apollo 11.

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Three new lenses from Tamron at CP+

By Newsshooter

Tamron has announced three new full-frame lenses which we were able to take a closer look at during CP+. The lenses are SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD, 35-150mm F2.8-4 Di VC OSD for DSLRs in Nikon F & Canon EF mounts, and an ultra-wide 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD in ⟳ continue…

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The Whys and Hows of Tracking: Handheld vs. Stabilized

By John Francis McCullagh How you move your camera in your projects can affect the tone and message of your shots. Here’s what to consider before hitting record. ⟳ continue…

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Henri Bollinger Memorial Scholarship Established at UCLA Extension

By weissmanmarkovitzcomm

LOS ANGELES

The Henri Bollinger Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established by the Pansky Family in honor of the legendary publicist and beloved and respected UCLA Extension instructor.

The Henri Bollinger Memorial Scholarship provides funds to individuals with a passion for public relations to…

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ADG Expands Participation at Cal State LA’s Eagle-Con

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LOS ANGELES

This year, the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) expands its participation as Founding Sponsor in the ground-breaking Eagle-Con, addressing accessibility, underrepresentation and pushing boundaries in sci-fi and fantasy genres. Bringing together science fiction, fantasy, comic books,…

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ALPA Custom Housing for Hasselblad H6D-100C – Redesigned for Filmmakers

By Jakub Han

Swiss camera manufacturer ALPA is showcasing their newly redesigned custom housing for the Hasselblad H6D-100C digital medium format back. The design provides PL-Mount, lots of mounting threads, active cooling, V-Mount powering system and overall improved ergonomics for filmmakers. Watch our interview with Matthew Carmody – independent filmmaker who has been ⟳ continue…

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CNN Enters Mixed Reality World Via Magic Leap

By Michael Balderston ATLANTA—CNN is giving its viewers the opportunity to interact with the latest news in a new way. The network has launched an app on Magic Leap One, which provides an interactive, mixed reality experience. The app allows for the viewing of live TV, CNN shows, CNN originals and CNN films, ⟳ continue…

From:: TV Technology

Industry Interview: Behind the Lens with Filmmaker Carolina Costa

By Paula Goldberg PremiumBeat spoke with Brazilian filmmaker Carolina Costa about her path to success, her approach to the work, and her creative direction. ⟳ continue…

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Ava DuVernay and Bradford Young Return with Four-Part Netflix Series ‘When They See Us’

By Erik Luers

DuVernay previously collaborated with Netflix on her documentary, 13th.

Based on the true story of what was deemed the Central Park Five, When They See Us retells the story of five young African-American and Latino boys (Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise) who were falsely ⟳ continue…

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Apple announces winners of its 2019 ‘Shot on iPhone’ Challenge

One month ago, Apple launched its 2019 ‘Shot on iPhone Challenge.’ Immediately after the announcement, Apple faced backlash regarding the terms and compensation the for the winners. Within two days of its original announcement Apple changed course saying it would pay licensing fees ⟳ continue…

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FCC’s Pai Names Acting Media Advisor

By John Eggerton WASHINGTON—FCC chair Aji Pai has named Alexander Sanjenis as he new acting media advisor. He replaces Alison Nemeth Steger, who is exiting the commission. It won’t be much of a stretch for Steger since he has been legal advisor at the Media Bureau, which handles cable and broadcast TV and ⟳ continue…

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Sony Makes Bold Move with Upgraded Large-Format Movie Theater Experience

By Jourdan Aldredge

Meet Sony Digital Cinema’s experimental new Premium Large-Format.

In a move that can very assuredly be called “bold” in today’s age of online streaming and subscription app platforms, Sony has unveiled plans in a new ambitious and experimental direction – upgrading the physical movie-going theater experience.

“We’ve got everything your cinema ⟳ continue…

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Halide’s Spectre is an AI-powered long-exposure app for the iPhone

The team behind the popular Halide app has has launched its second app. Spectre uses computational imaging methods to simulate long-exposure photography on conventional cameras.

You can use the app to make moving subjects disappear in busy areas, such ⟳ continue…

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Canon USA unveils RAISE, an online photo platform with AI-powered features

Canon USA has launched RAISE, its first online photo community. The platform offers photographers a destination for storing their images, which are organized using Canon’s artificial intelligence engine. Users have the option to create Collections for privately sharing images with others outside of the ⟳ continue…

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