Consumer Love Affair With Netflix Gets Rocky As Sub Fees Rise, Says Study

By Phil Kurz PLANO, TEXAS—Is it possible to put a price on love? Research firm The Diffusion Group (TDG) was determined to find out –at least when it comes to consumers’ love affair with Netflix. What TDG found is enough to raise doubts among even the most hopelessly romantic. Prompted by an anticipated ⟳ continue…

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Television Academy Takes Screeners to the Cloud

By Phil Kurz LOS ANGELES—The Television Academy last week said it would eliminate DVD screeners as part of its nominating and voting process for the 2020 Emmy Awards. Rather than using DVDs, the Television Academy will make screenings of eligible programs available exclusively on digital platforms hosted by the …

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Filmaka and Indie Film Hustle Team Up for Web-Pilot Competition

By Ryan Charles

Got an idea for a web series? Well then…get to submitting!

Better dust that killer web-series idea off and start honing your elevator pitch because Filmaka and Indie Film Hustle have teamed up to offer an incredible opportunity for a few select content creators: $30,000 to make a web-series. Here’s how ⟳ continue…

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Meike releases 50mm F1.7 full-frame budget lens for Canon EOS-R, Nikon Z cameras

Hong Kong-based company Meike has launched its 50mm F1.7 lens for the Canon EOS-R and Nikon Z6 / Z7 full-frame cameras. This manual focus full-frame lens features 6 elements in 5 groups, 0.5m / 1.6ft minimum focusing distance, a nanotechnology multi-layer coating, ⟳ continue…

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Back to One, Episode 42: Imogen Poots

By Peter Rinaldi

If you didn’t know Imogen Poots was British, it is understandable. Few young actors transform so chameleon-like, role-to-role, applying accents so skillfully. I was first wowed by her in Peter Bogdanovich’s She’s Funny That Way and then I actually didn’t even know it was her in Green Room until I ⟳ continue…

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Review: Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 S

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Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 S

One of three lenses launched alongside the Nikon Z6 and Z7, on the face of it the Z 50mm F1.8 S might appear the most pedestrian of the group. It’s hard to get too excited about a ⟳ continue…

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eTribez Labs Introduces Production Management Platform

By Phil Kurz LOS ANGELES and TEL AVIV—Israeli-based eTribez Labs has launched “eTribez Production Management,” an end-to-end cloud-based production management platform. Producers of original content for the entertainment, broadcast, promo and ad industries can use the platform to unify and synchronize every …

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DJI Multilink Connects the Inspire 2 Master Remote With Up To 3 Additional Controllers

By Matthew Allard ACS

The DJI Multilink wireless connector connects the Inspire 2 master remote with up to 3 additional controllers. The new Multilink allows slave networks to form a star network with the…

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OSCARS 2019: The Best Visual Effects nominees

By Vincent Frei

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards!

Here are the nominations for the Best Visual Effects category:

Canon to release PL mount versions of their Cinema CN-E prime lenses in 2019 [CR3]

By Canon Rumors We’re told that Canon will finally be releasing PL mount versions of all of their cinema prime lenses. Currently, only 6 CN-E zoom lenses are … ⟳ continue…

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10 Average Movies Made Incredible By Their Endings

By Matthew Goodrich

The Life Of David Gale (2003)

It’s a crying shame when a film has all the makings of a masterpiece, only to fall apart in its final moments. But what of the opposite? What of those films that appear backed to the corner of the ring? What of those films that, at the final desperate breath, ⟳ continue…

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The AG-CX350: Panasonic’s astonishingly capable new camera

By (Ned Soltz)

The AG-CX350: Panasonic's astonishingly capable new camera

Panasonic’s surprise new all-in-one 4K camcorder is packed with an impressive array of features, including 10-bit recording at all resolutions and framerates. Read on for the full details!

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    Discover Cinema-Quality Royalty-Free Music with Masterworks

    By PremiumBeat As a busy storyteller, you don’t always have time to listen to thousands of music tracks to find the perfect royalty-free music for your video project. Over … ⟳ continue…

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    THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB: VFX Breakdown by Pixomondo

    By Vincent Frei

    Come have a look at how Pixomondo enhanced the various stunts and locations for THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB:

    Pixomondo: Dedicated page about THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB on Pixomondo website.
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    Those are the camera market shares for the year 2018 in Japan

    By SonyAlpha Admin

    The image on top shows the full power of the Canon machinery. With their new M50 and EOS-R cameras they made a +10% jump on the Japanese market. Sony had a small increase of 2% and is no getting closer to the second place. I bet in 2019 those shares ⟳ continue…

    From:: Sony Alpha Rumors