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Results for the First Round of the #<b>FEHeroes</b> A Hero Rises event are in! These 4 Heroes will be moving on to the Final Round. Voting for the Final …

Shutterstock: 4K submissions are growing

The market for 4K video is growing and Shutterstock rapidly adapted to the needs of creators and clients. The agency is also looking at the potential …

Cinematography

HP (US) offers ZBook Studio G4 with Spanish keyboard

I am delighted to inform you that HP (United States) has finally reversed its previous totalitarian policy of only offering its ZBook Studio …

South-east Asia

ART OF THE CUT with the editing team for Transformers: The Last Knight

Art of the Cut takes a step into the epic – not just with the film we’re discussing – but because to cover the editing of Michael Bay’s <i>Transformers:</i> …

Filmmaking

Adobe Premiere Pro: The Add Edit – Step Through technique for multicam editing

I’ve written about multi-camera editing in Adobe Premiere Pro a number of times over the years. The last time I wrote a big article on PPro multicam …

Tutorials

ART OF THE CUT – Editing Wonder Woman

Martin Walsh won an Oscar and an Eddie for Best Editing for <i>Chicago</i> (2002). His editing credits go back to the mid-‘80s and include films like <i>Bridget</i> …

Filmmaking

Official Site

I first became aware of MoviePro’s advantages over FiLMiC Pro from Cielo de la Paz of The Storyographist. She pointed out (1) that MoviePro uniquely …

Art Of The Shot: Jody Eldred Emmy Award-Winning DOP and Director

In this version of the “Art of the Shot” I talk to Jody Eldred who is an Emmy award-winning Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Writer, and, …

Cinematography
Cinematography

Remote Productions: The Traveling Road Show Continues by Richard Wirth

In our first examination into the origins of television remotes, we explored the first mobile units designed to leave the confines of studios and …

Kinescope Recording - Television's Antique Recording Medium by Richard Wirth

I’ve written about restoration of television programs before. But the master copies were usually on videotape that didn’t start showing up until the …

Groucho Marx

Communications Satellites by Richard Wirth

The year 2017 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the first artificial earth object to orbit this planet. Sputnik 1 was launched on October 4th, 1957, …

A Short History of Color in Film and Television by Richard Wirth

The beginning of the photochemical film process came in the form of still photography at the end of the first quarter of the 19th century (around …

Cinematography

Vintage TV Studios in Modern Film and Television by Richard Wirth

Have you ever watched a movie or a television program set in a time decades ago that had a scene take place in television studio and wonder where did …

Cinematography

ART OF THE CUT on doc editing with Maya Mumma

Maya Mumma has worked on numerous documentary projects including as an associate editor on <i>Restrepo,</i> and as an editor on <i>Which Way Is the Front Line</i> …

Robert F. Kennedy

Apple & Teradek to support H.265, but can we use it yet?

We all want to be able to use H.265 instead of the “old fashioned” H.264 to get higher efficient encoding and compression: the same quality at a …

High Sierra

Seeing RED at the Media Production Show

Sessions with filmmakers and demonstrations of the RED Digital Cinema cameras will mark the company’s presence at the European show, which is back …

Expected

Interview with Emmy Nominated EP of Survivor & American Ninja Warrior

Holly WoffordHolly Wofford is an Emmy nominated Executive Producer with doc/reality credits that include <i>Survivor</i> and <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>. She has …

American Ninja Warrior

Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Hands-On Review

Recently I got a chance to shoot with the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K camera, that the good people at Blackmagic Design loaned to me. I took the camera for a …

Cinematography

Updates and Announcements from Cine Gear 2017

Just as it does every year, Cine Gear 2017 provided production professionals with an amazing venue to connect with one another, learn from the …

Cinematography

Watch “Production and Post Workflow Solutions With Thunderbolt” On-Demand at moviola.com

In this presentation, Gary Adcock talks about the various benefits of Thunderbolt. You’ll learn a brief history of Thunderbolt, the benefits of the …

Thunderbolt

The new iMac Pro–is it worth it? Probably.

With the vague announcement of a new Mac Pro to come “sometime” in 2018, Apple-based creatives are being tempted with a new shiny thing: the iMac …

Computer Science

ON1 Photo 2017 editor gets a major update

Launched today, the all-in-one photo organizer, editor, raw processor, and effects app, ON1 Photo 2017.5 has a trial version those interested may …

Tutorials

Cine Gear Expo: Cool Stuff

Cine Gear Expo, the two-day show on the Paramount lot in Hollywood, is <i>the</i> best place to see industry tools, many of which you’ll be hard-pressed to …

Cinematography

Watch “An Experiential Review of the Blackmagic Mini Control Panel” On-Demand at moviola.com

This webinar explores the benefits and advantages of the new Mini Control Panel from Blackmagic Design, and how it allows filmmakers to enhance the …

Cinematography

AOTC with editor of the documentary “KEDI”

Mo Stoebe currently works as freelance editor of both documentaries and narrative films in Los Angeles. He got his start in the industry as motion …

Filmmaking

REVIEW – Shape Monkey

Plug-ins are a staple of life for After Effects users. For me, at least, I’m always super excited when a new effect (or bundle of effects) is/are …

Tutorials

Panasonic will preview mystery camera at Cine Gear Expo

The mysterious camera from Panasonic will be revealed to the world June 2, at the Paramount Theater, during an exclusive preview of the new model.The …

Cinematography

ART OF THE CUT, editing “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Director Barry Sonnenfeld and editor Stuart Bass, ACE collaborate on telling the stories of Netflix’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events.”Stuart Bass, …

Filmmaking

Jordan Peele is a Hero of Original Content

Jordan Peele resists the ‘Akira’ temptation, plus a bunch of other important pop culture things to start your day.<p>There’s a long-running debate that …