10 Overrated 2018 Movies With High IMDb Scores

By Pall Jakobsson

We all know that moment when you sit down to watch a movie that has everyone losing their minds over and hyping up beyond belief, and then when it’s over, you’re left incredibly disappointed and thinking: wait, that’s it? That’s what everyone’s been going crazy over? Why?

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From:: Taste Of Cinema

How to Give Characters Power Through Composition

By V Renée

The Rule of Thirds is a great tool you can use to establish dominance on-screen.

Most of you, whether you’re a beginner filmmaker or a seasoned pro, knows about the Rule of Thirds. But if you don’t, it’s basically a compositional guide that trisects the frame vertically and horizontally, dividing sections ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Tilta Nucleus-N Wireless Follow Focus, It’s not just for gimbals

By Erik Naso

Affordable wireless follow focus units have been coming to market quickly these days, as well as single handheld gimbals with follow focus units designed to work with them. Tilta first introduced the new compact Nucleus-N wireless follow focus at BIRTV 2018. The new Tilta Nucleus-N (Nano) is a compact wireless ⟳ continue…

From:: News Shooter

If Jordan Peele isn’t Pissing People Off He Says He’s “Doing it Wrong”

By George Edelman

Jordan Peele and Lupita Nyong’o discuss Us.

Us is the type of movie you get to make when your last movie was Get Out.

Get Out cost in the neighborhood of 5 million dollars, but it made an estimated 255 million worldwide. It was nominated for best director, best actor, ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

HAKUBA Dry Softbox – Waterproof Camera Bag

By Jakub Han

HAKUBA Dry Softbox is a new waterproof camera bag with IPX4 certification and clear window on the side. It comes in two sizes and two colors, but for now it is only available on the japanese market.

HAKUBA is a japanese camera accessories manufacturer. Among other products, they were also presenting ⟳ continue…

From:: Cinema 5d

Harmony Korine on Creating ‘The Beach Bum’ and Finding Your Ultimate Filmmaking Bliss

By Jourdan Aldredge

Filmmaking advice for capturing comedy, poetry and the cosmic American dream from the SXSW 2019 premiere of ‘The Beach Bum’.

At the world premiere of Harmony Korine’s long-anticipated follow up to Spring Breakers, the wry director of Kids, Gummo and Julien Donkey-Boy, gave audiences another absurd, indulgent, sunbaked romp across the ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

2019: A Kubrick Odyssey

By V Renée

It has been 20 years since the death of Stanley Kubrick, and this engaging mashup is a worthy tribute to one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.

Director David Lean used to say that one should be able to cut any frame out of a roll of film and be ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Laser Damage on Sony A7SII – frying a very expensive sensor

By SonyAlpha Admin

Andy Boyd: Hot tip: Don’t record laser tattoo removal on…anything. You can see with each pulse the sensor shows new damage. The repair cost was about as much as a new camera so try to avoid this. Club lasers can do this too but we’d never seen the reflection of ⟳ continue…

From:: Sony Alpha Rumors

PSA: Don’t film laser tattoo removals unless you too want to fry a $2,200 camera

Laser systems used at concerts and even self-driving cars are known for damaging camera sensors, but now there’s one more thing to add to the list — tattoo laser removal lasers, even when the laser isn’t being pointed directly at the camera.

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From:: DPreview

“Spontaneity is Very Much a Part of My Process”: Five Questions for Margarita Jimeno About Her Cinequest-Premiering Grind Reset Shine

By Scott Macaulay

Following her vibrant and raucous concert doc, Gogol Bordello Nonstop, Colombia-born, New York-based filmmaker Margarita Jimeno makes her dramatic feature debut with the Cinequest-premiering Grind Reset Shine, another story about an art and artmaking but one that unfolds in a very different way. From the press release: When the worlds ⟳ continue…

From:: Filmmaker Magazine

10 Directors Who Never Made a Bad Film

By Sebastian Korteweg

Getting a film made is a victory in itself. To make a career out of this and deliver a multitude of films that have a distinct voice and vision is the sign of an accomplished director. But to have an oeuvre of films that are each unique, acclaimed and deemed ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

Canon EOS RP vs EOS 6D Mark II: Which is right for you?


Years back, Canon released the EOS 6D as its basic, ‘entry-level’ full frame DSLR to sit below the pro-oriented 5D-series. Not surprisingly, that was a recipe for success, with the 6D and follow-up 6D Mark II proving to be quite popular with all kinds of ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

BB&S Area 48 Color LED RGBWW is now shipping

By Matthew Allard ACS

The BB&S Area 48 Color RGBWW is now shipping. The light was first shown at IBC last year in Amsterdam. I have been a big fan of the original Area 48, which I bought way back in 2013. Above you can see my review of the light. A testament to ⟳ continue…

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