This week SAR readers photos selection

By Mauro P

Xiao-Sheng Ho‎S Mist rising from a subsidiary summit of Nanga Parbat, 8126m, at sunrise. A7r3 with 100-400 GM at 294mm. 1) You can submit one single picture per week only. 2) To submit your picture for the weekly readers roundup post you can choose one of the following ⟳ continue…

From:: Sony Alpha Rumors

10 Actors Who Made 5 Great Movies in a Row

By Martin Wilson

The premise of this list seems accessible enough, and even dedicated film fans may be tempted to confidently rattle off some names that are sure to fit its description. But the number of actors who have made five great films in a row is surprisingly short.

Check your expectations at ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

13 Films and VR Pieces to Anticipate at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

By Scott Macaulay

With SXSW already underway, here’s my quick list of films of interest at this year’s edition of Austin’s annual tech, music and film festival. The Beach Bum. Harmony Korine’s latest, The Beach Bum, which time travels the stoner comedy ethos of ‘70s Cheech and Chong to the upscale mansions and ⟳ continue…

From:: Filmmaker Magazine

How to Make a Lens from Scratch (Like, Literally Rocks and Sand)

By V Renée

This is the DIY film gear project of the year…and it’ll probably take you all year to do it.

Just a heads up, guys…you are most certainly not going to do this DIY project. I wouldn’t even advise it unless you had the expertise and the incredible resolve of Andy George, ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Discipline: The Secret Weapon Too Many Filmmakers Aren’t Utilizing

By V Renée

Motivation is good, but discipline is better.

I’m not one of those people who likes to work. That’s my dad 100%…that man will close up shop on Friday night only to grind on projects at home on Saturday morning. It’s exhausting even to watch and I tell him all the time, ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

SXSW Insider Tips and Advice From Festival Programmers and Journalists

By George Edelman

How to surive and thrive at SXSW.

Even if you’ve been to SXSW before, there is a chance you missed some things, or at the very least didn’t optimize your time at the festival and in Austin.

That’s why the SXSW beginners guide panel is chock full of value for ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Flickr says it will spare all Creative Commons photos, announces ‘in memoriam’ accounts

Last November, SmugMug announced a number of changes the photo-sharing site would be undergoing in the coming months as part of a clean-up operation of sorts to help streamline Flickr assets and unused accounts. One of those changes was the news that free accounts ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

Lessons in Mockumentary Filmmaking with Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement

By Jourdan Aldredge

The ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ creators share insights into their mockumentary roots at the premiere of their new series at SXSW 2019.

It’s been five years since Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement donned their Elizabethan capes and prosthetic fangs in their original vampire romp What We Do in the ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Busy Philipps Preaches the Power of Hustle

By Jo Light

During her SXSW panel yesterday, actor Busy Philipps talked about her career and the drive that’s necessary to become a multi-hyphenate.

Most saw her first in the wildly popular TV show Freaks and Geeks, and numerous television roles followed. She is now an actor, writer, producer and director. On top of ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Steven Spielberg Will Not Battle Netflix, According to Jeffrey Katzenberg

By George Edelman

Is there a cease-fire between the Mega-director and the streaming giant?

According to Deadline, rumors of the beef have been largely exaggerated. Or even fabricated.

During a panel at SXSW, Jeffrey Katzenberg had this to say about the quasi-controversy:

“I talked to Steven about this yesterday. I asked him very ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Can Journalism Be Entertainment? The ‘New York Times’ Thinks So

By Jo Light

The New York Times is moving into the television space with its new show, The Weekly.

The venerable newspaper has already expanded into podcasting with its popular and lucrative show, The Daily, but now it’s going visual, too.

The TV endeavor was the subject of a SXSW panel yesterday. Featured panelists included ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Canon’s plans for NAB 2019 next month [CR2]

By Canon Rumors The NABShow is usually where Canon does its major Cinema EOS announcements, and this year will be no different. We’re told to expect two new … ⟳ continue…

From:: Canon Rumors

DPReview TV: Why waveforms are better than histograms

Most serious photographers are familiar with histograms, but what about waveforms? Chris and Jordan explain why this tool from the video world may just be the best way to judge exposure for still photos too – and why all cameras should have them.

Get new episodes ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

10 Great Movies To Watch If You Like Andrei Tarkovsky

By David Zou


The most famous director to ever come out of the Soviet Union, Andrei Tarkovsky has had a massive influence on both auteurist filmmakers and the science-fiction genre. Known for his long and austere takes, serious inquisitions into the nature of the human spirit and enigmatic endings, his relatively short filmography ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

Vanguard VEO SELECT – Three Different Ways to Carry a Bag

By Jakub Han

Vanguard VEO SELECT is a new line of camera bags designed to be carried in various ways. The bags come in four different sizes and two different colors – black and dark green. They can accomodate camera with lots of accessories and they feature quick access openings and various smaller ⟳ continue…

From:: Cinema 5d