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Watch: How Stanley Kubrick Mastered Practical Lighting

Is Stanley Kubrick responsible for cinema's shift to practical lighting?<p>As many of you know, practical lights can be defined as light sources visible …

The Future of Newsgathering Is MoJo With City Producer

Technology is moving fast, so fast that a French company has built a complete 'shoot, edit and send' newsgathering app for the iPhone. Send the …

Final Cut Pro

China’s Box Office Fraud: How Phony Ticket Sales Hurt the Film Industry

A crackdown on fraud in China's film industry is shining a light on companies that cook the books.<p>Hollywood and China are finally working together to …

Ice Cube Leaves Bill Maher Shaken And Stirred Over The N-Word

You know America's turning cold again when Ice Cube freezes over. Like a thermostat set to gauge the temperature of our racial transgressions, gangsta rap's first political provocateur got triggered this past Friday night; it took the abuse of one of his favorite words to resurrect his former …

Rap & Hip-Hop

20 Movie Scenes That Perfectly Exemplify Famous Directors’ Styles

From its creation in the late 19th century, Cinema has since developed into a loved and highly respected art form. Increasing artistic control lies …

Woody Allen

Tim Dashwood Joins Apple - All of His Plugin Products Are Now Free

Two bits of good news. 3D and VR plugin developer Tim Dashwood has joined Apple. Not only is that good news for FCPX users, he has also made his …

Final Cut Pro

How to: Quickly & easily create timelapse videos from video or stills in Final Cut Pro X

If you find yourself hanging out for a while at a scenic spot, creating a timelapse video can be a great way to share the experience with friends.<p>The iPhone, of course, has a built-in timelapse feature – and a very clever one it is too. So if you want to use your iPhone or iPad to shoot, you’re …

Videography

How and When to Detatch Audio in Final Cut Pro x “This lesson outlines how and when to detach audio in FCP X - a permanant solution for creating two separate digital assets out of a one containing both media types.” A great playlist of FCP X tips to follow, you can subscribe to the playlist here: XinTwo.

“This lesson outlines how and when to detach audio in FCP X - a permanant solution for creating two separate digital assets out of a one containing …

All 13 Stanley Kubrick Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

Stanley Kubrick’s obsessive level of detail was both a blessing and a curse, in that the films he made rank as some of the best of all time, but …

Better Fast Cut Video Editing With These 5 Tips

As more and more people start to discover video as a medium to tell their stories and document their lives, more of us are looking to learn about …

One-Person Crew: The Pros and Cons of Making a Documentary By Yourself

How does being your own cinematographer change how you work as a director.<p>The world of nonfiction filmmaking continues to evolve along with its …

Raw Data: Refugees in Michigan, by the numbers

Protests took place across the country and in Michigan following President Donald Trump's executive order late last month on immigration and …

Detroit pastor falls from grace, gets prison for fraud run from church

Growing up, Pastor Julius Baker lost his father to prison and a brother to violence.<p>Years later, he lost his church to money troubles, then his house.<p>…

Dispatches Of Discontent: Protesters Of Immigration Ban Take To The Streets

<b>Updated at 6:55 p.m. ET</b><p>They began Saturday as a series of pop-up demonstrations outside several major airports. But by Sunday, the protests against President Trump's temporary immigration freeze had leapt from those airports to squares and plazas in cities across the U.S.<p>Outside the White House, in …

Immigration

Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has an odd, long-running feud with Dippin' Dots

Dippin' Dots, the alleged "ice-cream of the future," has a high-profile enemy in the new U.S. administration.<p>That would be Trump's press secretary, …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Why Eyes Wide Shut Is Stanley Kubrick’s Best Film

Courtesy Warner Bros.<p>Based on Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella <i>Traumnovelle</i> (translation: "Dream Story"), <i>EWS</i> centers on the male ego, its projections …

Teacher pension changes a top priority for Michigan GOP

<i>Lansing</i> — Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature could be on a crash course with GOP Gov. Rick Snyder over plans to eliminate teacher pensions for new …

Review: Contour’s ShuttleXpress is a must-have $60 gadget for audio & video editors [Video]

While I’ve been a photographer since I was 14, when my bedroom became a darkroom with a bed in the corner, I’m a complete beginner where video is concerned. The closest I’ve ever got to video production was putting together a few exceedingly basic cycling videos in iMovie to share with …

Videography

These 50+ movie color palettes show how to effectively use color in film

Considering cinema’s origin in black and white, it’s not surprising that many filmmakers have an obsession with color in films. From wardrobe choices …

Color Management

5 Books To Expand Your Skillset as a Film Editor

5 Books To Expand Your Skill Set as a Film EditorAs an editor there are actually a wide variety of places that your unique skill set can take you, as …

Writing

Cannabis coffee pods are about to become compatible with millions of household Keurig machines

Early risers seeking a little extra from their morning buzz will soon be able to turn to their Keurig brewers. A San Diego, California, company called Brewbudz says it is preparing to introduce cannabis coffee pods to the market, and promises they’ll be compatible with the ubiquitous single-serve …

Coffee

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

Biotechnology

Watch: How to Do That Slo-Mo 'Matrix' Bullet Time Effect on a Budget

A thorough how-to guide on how to build a camera rig that can produce the studio-style "bullet time" effect on a garage scientist budget.<p>The …

Everything You Didn't Know About Running a Production Company

Industry experts drop major knowledge on the ins and outs of running a production company.<p>Every year, a new crop of bright-eyed young filmmakers gets …

‘Dr. Strangelove’ Documentary Shows Tons of Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Footage of the Classic Satire — Watch

From the Indiewire Vault: Go behind the scenes of Kubrick's classic political satire.<p>Choosing the best movie Stanley Kubrick ever made is a …

A Five-Point Guide to Stanley Kubrick's Cinematic Opus

As Somerset House prepares to stage a blockbuster exhibition of artworks inspired by Kubrick's inimitable vision, we explore the impact and legacy of …

Stanley Kubrick

What It Was Like to Be Stanley Kubrick's Assistant for Three Decades

In the memoir 'Stanley Kubrick and Me: Thirty Years at His Side', the director's longtime assistant sheds light on Kubrick's famously controlled sets and offers a unique portrait of one of the 20th century's most famous filmmakers.<p>Nearly two decades after his death, Stanley Kubrick remains one of …

A Failure of Ethics, Empathy and Equality

Alan Wolfe thoughtfully criticizes those on the left who fail to appreciate the moral imperatives for the existence of the State of Israel.<p>http://chronicle.com/article/Israels-Moral-Peril/131273/<p>Indeed after several thousand years of persecution, discrimination, mass displacement and exile, …