The 10 Best Movies of Early 2019

By Mansur Zeynalov

New year, new movies. This year has started similarly to all the recent previous ones: the first award-winning films of the previous year keep expanding in theaters, and the studios start to drop the films that they either think are gonna bomb (“Serenity”) or just don’t find a right time ⟳ continue…

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NAB 2019 FDTimes Slideshow

By Jon Fauer

NAB 2019 was the year of Full Frame, Large Format, VV. The Big Picture. Anyone illusions of insufficient Full Frame lenses were quickly dispelled. They were everywhere.

ARRI launched ALEXA Mini LF. It was the camera ARRI users were waiting for. Light, small, flexible, Large Format.

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There were some important developments in LED lighting at this year’s NAB Show

By (Phil Rhodes)

There were some important developments in LED lighting at this year's NAB Show

If NAB showed anything, it demonstrated that LED lights have most definitely come of age.

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    EHRO FS multifunctional accessory for Manfrotto Tripod & Monopods

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    The EHRO FS is a clever attachment designed for anyone who works with a tripod or a monopod. It can be used to attach just about anything to your tripod or monopod. I have always been on the look out for a good solution for holding an umbrella on a ⟳ continue…

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    Samyang announces new 85mm AF F-mount lens and its first two Z-mount lenses

    Samyang has released a new lens for Nikon F-mount systems and two new lenses for Nikon Z-mount systems: the AF 85mm F1.4 F, the MF 14mm F2.8 Z and the MF 85mm F1.4 Z.

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    Vienna Conference on filmmaker´s Working Conditions

    Good Eats: What Food Choice Says About Movie Characters

    By Jason Hellerman

    We talk a lot about the traits that make a great character, but what about the meals?

    There are lots of different ways to draw a character. Traits we add so the audience learns how to identify with them or picks up on how they’ll operate. One thing that goes ⟳ continue…

    From:: No Film School

    Aputure Amaran AL-MC

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    The Aputure Amaran AL-MC is a pocket-sized RGB-WW LED light that has a CCT range of 3200K to 6500K. The light is capable of creating 36,000 different colors. Aputure claims the light has an output of 1000 lux at a distance of 0.3m (0.98ft) The AL-MC features a built-in 3.7V ⟳ continue…

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    Zoom F6 Field Recorder Announced – Record in 32bit Without Even Setting Levels

    By Bato Prosic

    Zoom F6

    Last year at NAB Zoom has launched the F8n, a professional-grade multitrack field recorder with great build-quality and advanced features like the Look-Ahead Hybrid Limiters, Zoom’s AutoMix, great preamps, timecode in/out and lots more. Now the Zoom F6 field recorder sports the same preamps as the F8n did, with ⟳ continue…

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    Microsalon Rome 2019

    Patent: LED lights included with the pop-up flash on a DSLR

    By Canon Rumors A patent geared to video shooters has appeared, and this one shows LED lights being included with the pop-up flash on a DSLR. The LED’s … ⟳ continue…

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    Bebob B-Mount Batteries – New Standard for ARRI Cameras

    By Jeff Loch


    Bebob developed with ARRI a new battery mount: the bebob B-Mount. All future ARRI cameras, including the recently announced ARRI ALEXA Mini LF, will use this new B-Mount battery mount. These new batteries can supply 24-volt devices while providing maximum flexibility regarding the choice of batteries and accessories.

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    Scriptation App Revolutionizes Screenplay Notes

    By Jason Hellerman

    When you’re in the thick of the notes process, passing drafts back and forth isn’t always easy. But now, there’s an app for that.

    I was recently trading notes with my manager on a final polish. We were so many drafts into it that both of us got confused. But ⟳ continue…

    From:: No Film School

    Is the Canon EOS RP right for you?

    Is the Canon EOS RP right for you?

    We’ve put the wraps on our full review of Canon’s EOS RP, where we look at its image quality, autofocus and more. But is it the right camera for you, and the style of photography ⟳ continue…

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