Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF hands-on at CP+ 2019

By Matthew Allard ACS

We got to try out the new Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF at CP+ 2019 in Japan. The Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF is the latest addition to the companies “Opera” series. The Opera series is what Tokina is calling their next generation premium full-frame lenses for high-end DSLR cameras. ⟳ continue…

From:: News Shooter

Essential Techniques for Green Screening like a Champ

By V Renée

Ready to start using green screen like a pro? Let’s get to it.

What’s the difference between a good key and a bad key? Answer: You can see the bad key.

Even though using a green screen isn’t all that complicated, there are a handful of techniques that you need to know ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

10 Great Movies Overshadowed By Famous Movies With The Same Theme

By Spandan Banerjee

Famous Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski once expressed his wonder at the fact that how different men, at different moments, at different places with different social statuses, can assemble a single musical note in the same way. This unification of mankind was one of the recurring themes in his films, dependent ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

Camera Angles and Blocking: “Iruvar” by Mani Ratnam

By Sareesh Sudhakaran I show you how Mani Ratnam used camera angles and blocking to define and explain the friendship and rivalry between two friends in India’s finest feature film, Iruvar. ⟳ continue…

From:: Wolfcrow

Halide developer releases Spectre for long exposures

By (Andy Stout)

An example of light trails caught with the Spectre app

Halide is one of the most popular third-party iOS camera apps out there, and now the same development team has turned its attention to long exposure photography.

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    From:: RedShark News

    2019 AICP Show Curatorial Committee Announced

    By avagnoni


    Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, and Daniel Bergmann, Founder and President of global creative network Stink and the 2019 Chairperson of the AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial, today announced the composition of the Show’s Curatorial Committee. The…

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    From:: Shoot OnLine

    Matthews Studio Equipment Returns to NAB

    By Staff

    Matthews Studio Equipment returns to the NAB show this year. Located at Booth C6040 (Central Hall, across from Canon Camera), Matthews’ booth will be displaying a new release and upgraded legacy products. For the second year in a row, Graphic Design Guru Gabriel Haze is designing the Matthews Booth to ⟳ continue…

    From:: BLT News

    Viral ‘Ice Throne’ photo captured as grandma on iceberg was swept out to sea

    A casual photo session in Iceland resulted in a grandmother being swept out to sea while on her ‘Ice Throne,’ according to a recent news report. The incident, which resulted in a safe rescue and amusing image, involved Judith Streng, who was on Iceland’s Diamond ⟳ continue…

    From:: DPreview

    SmallHD introduces FOCUS 7 monitor

    By Erik Naso

    With the popularity of the FOCUS 5″ version, SmallHD now adds to line up with a 7″ version FOCUS 7. The FOCUS 7 is also a touchscreen monitor that is priced very competitively for independent filmmakers and small production teams. Affordable is the key when compared to a 702 ⟳ continue…

    From:: News Shooter

    Aspect Names Jason Chappelle, Executive Creative Director

    By Asbury PR


    Aspect, a multi-award winning creative advertising agency that provides strategic marketing solutions across all entertainment platforms, has named Jason Chappelle as its new Executive Creative Director. The announcement was made by Lisa Feldman and Nati…

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    From:: Shoot OnLine

    Relio² is a second-gen light cube that comes with 3D-printable accessories

    In 2014 Relio was among the first to launch an ultra-portable cube-shaped LED light. Now, the company has unveiled an updated version of its original product, the Relio². Like the original, the new model is designed and ⟳ continue…

    From:: DPreview

    Sinclair Taps ‘Cloud Power’ for Daily Program Origination

    By James E. O’Neal HUNT VALLEY, Md.—Is the public cloud really ready for primetime? After more than a year of satisfactory experience with using cloud modality for daily distribution of content to some 200 stations, at least one broadcaster thinks so. Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest owners and operators …

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    From:: TV Technology

    “It is One Film, Which is Called Your Life”: Christopher Doyle, with Jasper Spanning, at Camerimage

    By Daniel Eagan

    For several years Christopher Doyle has been a fixture at Camerimage, the annual festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, devoted to cinematography. This past November he was especially busy, hosting two panels called “The Language of Cinema Is Images” with his friend and colleague Ed Lachman. Extending over six hours, these were ⟳ continue…

    From:: Filmmaker Magazine

    Weekly Motivation: If Your Filmmaking Career is Going Nowhere – WATCH THIS

    By Alex Ferrari

    Weekly Motivation: If Your Filmmaking Career is Going Nowhere Every week I’ll be posting new videos as part of my Weekly Motivation Series to help the #IFHTribe along their filmmaking or screenwriting path. We all need some help, guidance, motivation or inspiration on our long journey in this crazy business ⟳ continue…

    From:: Indie Film Hustle

    FCC Sets Comment Deadlines for Broadcast Ownership Review

    By Michael Balderston WASHINGTON—Those interested in submitting comments in regards to the FCC’s 2018 Quadrennial Regulatory Review Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released this past December now know their deadlines. The FCC’s Media Bureau has announced the comment deadline for this NPRM has been set for April 29, while …

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    From:: TV Technology