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Hive Lighting Bumble Bee 25-C first look

By Matthew Allard ACS

The Bumble Bee 25-C is Hive Lighting’s most portable light yet. It uses only 25 watts to produce a light output that is comparable to a 150W incandescent. It’s very small at 2.5” length and has multiple mounting points for easy rigging to cameras, drones, practicals, stages, and sets. The ⟳ continue…

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Hawk-Woods Real-Power 48V 500 RP Converter

By Matthew Allard ACS

At NAB 2019 Hawk-Woods was showing their Real-Power 48V 500 RP Converter. The Real-Power 48V 500 RP Converter was designed to remotely power lights such as the ARRI SkyPanels series. The power converter can run any high powered light that has a 48V DC input You need to use four ⟳ continue…

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The Refined Teradek RT CTRL.3 Wireless Lens Control System

Paul Schrader on How to Make Your Words Turn into Images

By Jason Hellerman

We come up with the images in our brains, but how do they get onto the screen? You need to write clearly so anyone can interpret the words…

I think you would agree that it would be incredible to take a writing course from Paul Schrader. But the guy is ⟳ continue…

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Steven Spielberg Film’s Screenplay Collection (Download PDF)

By Jim Henson

Steven Spielberg Screenplays (Download) Take a listen to the legendary Steven Spielberg as he discusses his screenwriting and filmmaking process. The screenplays below are the only ones that are available online. If you find any of his missing screenplays please leave the link in the comment section. When you are ⟳ continue…

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Tiffen previews the next generation of Steadicam at NAB 2019

By noreply@redsharknews.com (Rakesh Malik)

Tiffen previews the next generation of Steadicam at NAB 2019

Tiffen has several new products in store for the film community, including new LED lights and an entirely new generation of Steadicam.

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    Hawk Woods NPD8S battery distribution

    By Elliot Smith

    The Hawk Woods NPD8S battery distribution system brings charge information reporting to the NP1-style battery popular with sound operators. The ‘D’ stands for data and means that the battery can report charge status as a percentage and time remaining. Instead of a hi-rose there’s a four-pin lemo connector from the ⟳ continue…

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    “I Don’t Want to be Brought on to This Just Because I’m a Female…”: Emma Tammi on Directing Her Horror Western, The Wind

    By Meredith Alloway

    It’s not until you approach a genre of film from a new perspective, and as filmmaker Emma Tammi puts it, flip “the camera 180 degrees,” that you see how one-sided that genre’s films have been. In her narrative feature debut The Wind, out now in theaters, Tammi brings a unique ⟳ continue…

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    Vaxis new Wireless Video Units first look

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    Vaxis was showing a ton of new products at NAB. Since launching in 2015, Vaxis wireless units have become very popular and we have reviewed quite a few of the products on the site. Storm 3000 I/O Wireless TX The Storm 3000 I/O Wireless TX is a customized version of ⟳ continue…

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    Aputure RC LED light

    By Elliot Smith

    The Aputure RC is a small fixture that looks a lot like a regular lightbulb. It even has a screw fitting so it can be used with domestic light fixtures. It’s designed for use in practical lights where it’s useful to be able to control exactly what light is in ⟳ continue…

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    Instagram starts demoting ‘inappropriate’ content, even if it doesn’t violate its rules

    In a meeting with journalists yesterday, Facebook detailed changes it is making to its family of products aimed at dealing with what it calls ‘problematic content.’ For Instagram, this change means a demotion of content Facebook refers to as ‘inappropriate,’ ⟳ continue…

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    Movcam MCS-2 FIZ controller first look

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    At NAB 2019 Movcam was showing their new MCS-2 FIZ controller. The MCS-2 is a multi-function wireless control unit and a successor to the MCS-1. The MCS-2 is composed of three individual modules- Focus, Iris, and Zoom. Each module controls its corresponding motor and you can use just one, two, ⟳ continue…

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    Free extras with the Sony A7rIII usin our code

    By SonyAlpha Admin

    You will get an additional $120 discount when buying this Sony A7rIII superbundle at FocusCamera using our checkout code “SAR3“. Bundle Includes: Sony Alpha a7R III Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) Rode Microphones VideoMic GO Lightweight On-Camera Microphone SanDisk Ultra…

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    DJI urges public to submit comments on proposed FAA rules

    Photo Credit: Goh Rhy Yan

    Time is running out to weigh in on important polices that will impact the future of drone operations in the U.S. This Monday, April 15th at 11:59 PM, Eastern Standard Time, marks the final deadline for the public to ⟳ continue…

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    Luxli Taiko 2×1 LED light

    By Elliot Smith

    The Luxli Taiko 2×1 LED light, named for a type of Japanese drum, is a larger version of the Luxli Timpani 1×1 that Matt reviewed here. The Taiko uses a similar RGBAW system to the Timpani with more compact LEDs – the same as can be found on the Luxli ⟳ continue…

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    Luxli Viola 2 5″ On-Camera RGBAW LED Light

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    At NAB 2019, Luxli were showing their just-released Viola 2 5″ On-Camera RGBAW LED Light. The Luxli Viola 2 5″ On-Camera RGBAW LED Light is the follow up to the original Viola. The Viola 2 features a dimmable output that can be adjusted from either 3000 to 10,000K or 0 ⟳ continue…

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    J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

    By Staff

    On Saturday, May 18th, J.L. Fisher will be hosting the 13th Annual Industry Mixer with exhibitors such as the ASC, SOC, ICG, as well as Local 80 and 695. The event schedule includes a SOC Workshop & Panel Discussion, hands on demonstrations, Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers and a J.L. Fisher ⟳ continue…

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    IATSE Supports Jury’s Safety Recommendations

    By Staff

    The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) has announced their support of the safety recommendations the jury has returned today in the coroner’s inquest concerning the Radiohead stage collapse at Downsview Park on June 16, 2012, which claimed the life of drum technician Scott Johnson. IATSE previously provided information ⟳ continue…

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