Code of a Filmmaker: 12 Principles That All Filmmakers Should Live By

By V Renée

Not telling you how to live, but this code of ethics might help you be a happier, more productive filmmaker.

You know what, gang? I’ve been thinking a lot about our little community here—I think about you guys a lot, actually—and I was thinking that we’re all in a little need ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

The 10 Best Movie Scenes of 2018

By Samy Amanatullah

In terms of pop culture, and the most buzzed about movie scenes of 2018 came from the hits. There’s Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga singing “Shallow” in A Star Is Born, the snap from Avengers: Infinity War, the Live Aid concert from Bohemian Rhapsody, any one of Mission Impossible: Fallout’s ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

Alkemy X Signs Director Jonathan Yi

By Staff

Alkemy X has signed award-winning director and cinematographer Jonathan Yi for exclusive representation for advertising projects. A multi-talented filmmaker, Yi recently collaborated with Alkemy X on a series of spots for the Virginia Tourism Corporation and The Martin Agency. The latest addition to the agency’s iconic Virginia Is for Lovers ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

ARRI Announces WVR-1s Small Video Receiver

By Staff

In a joint statement with ARRI, Vitec – with its brand Teradek the market leader in wireless video transmission systems for the motion picture industry – declares its continued commitment to the ARRI WVS product line, which is being expanded with its latest addition, the ARRI WVR-1s. A smaller, lighter-weight ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

Review: Cinemartin Katherine – The brightest 7″ field monitor yet?

Learn How to Build Your Own Dirt Cheap DIY Foley Pit

By V Renée

Record foley in the comfort of your own home.

Let’s get real…recording everyday sounds, like footsteps and rain, on-location while you’re shooting is not really a thing. That’s why so many indie filmmakers opt for stock sound effects, so they can add them in later during post.

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From:: No Film School

Rayzr MC RGBWW LED Soft Panels Review

By Matthew Allard ACS

The Rayzr MC panels consist of three new RGBWW LED Soft panels. The MC (MultiColor) Series, are fully color tunable, offer a wide Kelvin color temperature range and can be run off camera batteries. Rayzr is a company from the Netherlands (the lights are made in China) that have been ⟳ continue…

From:: News Shooter

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Launches Scholarship to Help Homeless and Foster Youth Pursue Careers in Music Business

By admin

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation announced it has received a $150,000 grant from the Living Legacy Foundation, which will expand its organizational impact and establish the first-ever college scholarship for homeless and former foster youth pursuing music industry careers….

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From:: Shoot OnLine

Watch out Profoto, the Godox V1 round head flash is just around the corner

At Photokina 2018, Godox revealed plans to release a round head speedlight designed to compete with the Profoto A1. That product, the Godox V1, has finally arrived under Adorama’s Flashpoint brand and is expected to launch under the Godox name through B&H ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

Elizabeth King Joins Quantum as Chief Revenue Officer

By Phil Kurz SAN JOSE, Calif.—Elizabeth (Liz) King has joined Quantum Corp. as chief revenue officer, the company announced today. With more than 25 years in global sales and leadership experience spanning enterprise, public sector and telecom industries in more than 30 companies, King is a veteran of the IT …

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From:: TV Technology

Camera-Stylo 2019: The Osmo Pocket

By Doug Dillaman

The notion of the camera-stylo, introduced by Alexandre Astruc in 1948, had a very circumscribed meaning: “the cinema will gradually break free from the tyranny of what is visual, from the image for its own sake, from the immediate and concrete demands of the narrative, to become a means of ⟳ continue…

From:: Filmmaker Magazine

A Love Letter to the World’s Last Blockbuster Video Store

By Jourdan Aldredge

Dear Blockbuster Video, stay strong our forlorned rental store friend.

It is with a heavy heart that we must report that the second to last Blockbuster store – located in Western Australia – is shutting its sliding doors for good. After news that the two previous outcast stores in Alaska closed ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

NAB Show In-Vehicle Experience Previews ‘Next Frontier of Content Distribution’

By Phil Kurz LAS VEGAS—As mobile becomes an increasingly important part of consumers’ media consumption habits, the 2019 NAB Show next month in Las Vegas will feature a new exhibit floor destination. The In-Vehicle Experience, located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, will offer educational …

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From:: TV Technology

OTT Subscribers Return to Living Room, Says Parks Associates

By Phil Kurz DALLAS—There’s just something special about watching television on a big screen in the living room—at least that’s what a majority of U.S. broadband households subscribing to OTT services say. New data from research firm Parks Associates reveals 52 percent of these broadband households watch their …

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From:: TV Technology

PODCAST: Shooting For The Mob – An Interview With Filmmaker, Author & Podcaster Alex Ferrari

By Noam Kroll

This week, I’m excited to have Alex Ferrari of Indie Film Hustle back on the show. Alex was last on the podcast back on Episode 44, when we chatted about his film This Is Meg, and his process developing and producing this DIY film which eventually sold to Hulu.

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From:: Noam Kroll