10 Great Movies You Should See If You Liked “Us”

By Shane Scott-Travis


To those who have yet to see Jordan Peele’s creepy, funny, and absolutely thrilling new film Us –– and why the shit haven’t you? –– rest assured, the following list is light on spoilers. We don’t want to ruin the fun for anyone who has yet to be lead by ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

Light & Motion announce the Stella CL 10000c Action Kit

By Newsshooter

Light & Motion has launched the new Stella Pro CL 10,000c Action kit which includes the light, D-tap cable and a range of modifiers to light on-location interviews. The Stella Pro CL 10,000c is a compact 5600K light, with a claimed 10,000 lumen rating making it equivalent to a 200 ⟳ continue…

From:: News Shooter

Canon M50 hacked, features 6K RAW and A.I driven menus

By Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

Comment on this article at the EOSHD Forum

Comment on the forum Magic Lantern have hacked the Canon M50 today, in a surprise move, since it was previously thought Canon had blocked the M50 from loading any scripts. Features of the first version of Magic Lantern for the M50 dubbed ⟳ continue…

From:: EosHD

Vizrt buys NewTek in one of the biggest disruptive moves for decades

By noreply@redsharknews.com (David Shapton)

Vizrt and NewTek

This was an almost complete surprise. We know NewTek very well, and we didn’t see this coming. But it does make sense: more so, the more we think about it.

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    From:: RedShark News

    New Directors/New Films 2019 Critic’s Notebook: Monos, Manta Ray, Bait

    By Steve Dollar

    As it unveiled its 48th edition last week, New Directors/New Films—the annual collaboration between the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art—could justifiably tout itself as a fount of international cinematic discovery. Although most of its programming is cherry-picked from other major festivals, including Venice, Berlin ⟳ continue…

    From:: Filmmaker Magazine

    Vizrt Acquires NewTek, Plans Focus on R&D for IP Video Broadcast Software

    By Bryant Frazer

    Norwegian broadcast graphics tools provider Vizrt has acquired Texas-based NewTek, developer of video network technology supporting SMPTE ST 2110 as well as its own NDI protocol. The move creates a combined company with an array of broadcast technology ready for deployment using IT-based virtualization techniques.

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    From:: Studio Daily

    “No One’s Going to Knock at Your Door and Say ‘I Want to Hire You to Be a Filmmaker’”: Sofia Bohdanowicz and Deragh Campbell on MS Slavic 7

    By Mark Asch

    As codirector Sofia Bohdanowicz has delightedly noted, MS Slavic 7 has caused a minor flutter of interest among the Extremely Online Librarian community, amazed that anyone would make a film titled after a call number at Harvard’s Houghton Library. That collection, from the papers of the Nobel-nominated poet Józef ⟳ continue…

    From:: Filmmaker Magazine

    Ricoh says it will repair GR III cameras affected by a wobbly control dial, scroll wheel

    Ricoh Korea and Japan have issued a statement regarding an issue with select Ricoh GR III cameras that caused the control dial of the camera jiggles more than it should, as seen in the above video shared by Photo Rumors. ⟳ continue…

    From:: DPreview

    Trailer: The Dead Don’t Die

    By Bryant Frazer

    Honestly, this upcoming zombie comedy had us at “directed by Jim Jarmusch,” but we’re sold on the astonishing cast list, too. Frederick Elmes (Paterson, Blue Velvet) is the DP, shooting with (according to IMDb) the Arri Alexa LF.

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    From:: Studio Daily

    Trailer Watch: Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die

    By Scott Macaulay

    Jim Jarmusch seems to be in full-on comedic mode with this take on the zombie-thriller, The Dead Don’t Die. Starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat ⟳ continue…

    From:: Filmmaker Magazine

    Video: This $100 projector lens has beautiful bokeh and is perfect for portraits

    Photographer and YouTuber Mathieu Stern is no stranger to finding and adapting unusual lenses, but his latest find might just be the best projector lens he’s ever come across.

    The Isco MC 65mm F2 lens, which can be found for around $100 on eBay, ⟳ continue…

    From:: DPreview

    Prism Lens FX launches three lens filters with built-in prism and flare effects

    Prism Lens FX has launched a new line of lens filters that have built-in prism effects. The Variable Prism Filters are being sold as a three-filter bundle and individually with three different filter options: Prism, Chromatic Flare, and Split Glass. Each product ⟳ continue…

    From:: DPreview

    Extra: FCC Doesn’t Suddenly Grant Must-Carry to LPTVS

    By John Eggerton WASHINGTON—Did the FCC just grant must-carry status to all class A’s and LPTV’s, potentially filling cable lineups with hundreds if not thousands of channels they would have to carry at a time when cable ops argue such capacity is at a premium. Well, no, but the LPTV Spectrum Rights Coalition ⟳ continue…

    From:: TV Technology

    Havana Film Festival New York

    By Staff

    The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) is an internationally recognized film festival celebrating Latin American cinema. HFFNY features more than 25 films from the most exciting cinematic talent from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Spain and the United States. The films chosen each year reflect strong ⟳ continue…

    From:: BLT News

    Bruce Levine Named VP, Strategic Account Development at VidOvation

    By Michael Balderston LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Bruce Levine is joining the staff of VidOvation in a newly created position, vice president of strategic account development, in New York City. Levine will oversee all pre- and post-sales support for VidOvation’s product line and services. Levine comes to the company with more …

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    From:: TV Technology

    American Documentary Film Fund

    By Staff

    The American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs, an annual 7-day event, will be sharing the American Documentary Film Fund with independent American filmmakers who will participate and compete for financing for new projects as well as works-in-progress. An amount up to $50,000 may be awarded or distributed in any ⟳ continue…

    From:: BLT News

    In the Field with Cartoni Fluid Heads: Getting Into Focus

    By Steve Gibby

    Just what does the adage horses for courses mean? It’s a reflection back onto traditional horse racing, where wisdom dictates that if you’re going to run a horse on a particular type of course, you need to pick a horse that is well-suited for that course. Kind of like “choose ⟳ continue…

    From:: Studio Daily

    Thomson Broadcast Reboots for the U.S. Market

    By Tom Butts LAS VEGAS—Thomson Broadcast has announced that it is expanding its business to the United States in response to what it sees as a invigorated broadcast television market spurred by the channel repack and the deployment of ATSC 3.0 Next Gen TV. The company, which for the past several years, has ⟳ continue…

    From:: TV Technology

    Weekly Motivation: Don’t DIE with Your Indie Film Inside of You – WATCH THIS | by Alex Ferrari

    By Alex Ferrari

    Weekly Motivation: Don’t DIE with Your Indie Film Inside of You Every week I’ll be posting new videos as part of my Weekly Motivation Series to help the #IFHTribe along their filmmaking and/or screenwriting path. We all need some help, guidance, motivation or inspiration on our long journey in this ⟳ continue…

    From:: Indie Film Hustle

    IFH 310: How to “Fake It Till You Make It”

    By Alex Ferrari

    How to “Fake It Till You Make It” Today I wanted to discuss the concept of “Fake it till you make it. There are a lot of misconceptions on how to do it properly, when you should or shouldn’t do and if it’s ever a good idea. I can tell ⟳ continue…

    From:: Indie Film Hustle