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Understanding Color Rendering Index with LEDs

The Color Rendering Index can help you get the best LED color reproductions.

Cannes 2017: Here Are the Cameras Used To Shoot 29 of This Year’s Films

The world's best DPs explain how they created looks for "Sofia Coppola's "The Beguiled," Todd Haynes' "Wonderstruck," and many more.<p>IndieWire reached …

What You Need to Know to Shoot Better Video

The photographers-turned-directors <i>PDN</i> has interviewed over the years have said that learning to shoot and direct videos requires a new way of …

Akira Kurosawa: Breaking Down the Master's Techniques

Akira Kurosawa – The Master of Masters<p>Some of my favorite directors of all time are <i>Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, David Fincher</i>, and of course</i> …

Film School Online: WATCH Filmmaking Courses Taught by the Pros

Short Term Courses, SCREENWRITING & FILMMAKING & Acting For Film& Television School / College / Coaching / Tuition / Hobby Classes offered by …

Stephen Colbert’s Trump/Putin Joke Is Being Reviewed by the FCC, but Don’t Freak Out

The FCC is doing what it always does when it receives complaints.<p>The Federal Communications Commission is reviewing Stephen Colbert’s Trump/Putin …

Watch the Best Short Films

Short of the Week<p>info@shortoftheweek.com<p>https://www.shortoftheweek.com/<p>Watch the most innovative stories—Documentary, Comedy, Sci-fi, Horror, …

Animation

Aug(De)Mented Reality

I've Never Seen the Israel / Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquely Than This

85 min Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring …

5 Movie Scenes with Genius Camera Movement

It’s obvious, right? In movies, the camera points us toward what we should look at. We follow the action by following the camera that’s following the …

Cinematography

How ‘La La Land’ Cinematographer Linus Sandgren Taught His Cameras to Dance

Oscar nominated cinematographer Linus Sandgren breaks down how he and director Damien Chazelle created long camera movements designed to play an …

Hands-On Review: URSA Mini 4.6K with 4.0 Firmware Update

We got our hands on a Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K with the latest firmware. It's an impressive overhaul, practically making it a whole new camera.

This Clever Edit Turns ‘Batman V Superman’ Into The Far-Superior ‘Batman V Batman’

The Batman Ben Affleck plays in <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> isn’t quite the character most of us know and love. Sure, he <i>looks</i> like Batman, but he’s also got an eyebrow-raising taste for gunplay, torture and straight-up murder. That arguably makes sense in the grim and gritty Snyder-verse – …

How do so many white, male indie directors leap to big blockbusters?

On June 23, Marvel announced its new director for the upcoming <i>Spider-Man</i> film: Jon Watts.<p>Who?<p>To date, he's directed only three feature films, the …

Movies

CAME-TV Releases Interesting New Gimbal for Easy One-Hand Operation

Gimbals have exploded onto the market in a variety of shapes and sizes -- but we haven't seen one quite like this.<p>Designed for one hand operation, …

Meet ReelSteady, a Video Stabilization Plugin That Really Does Its Job

If you're staring at some shaky footage in post wishing that it could look a little better, it can -- in fact, it can look <i>a lot</i> better.<p>No, you don't …

The 15 Best Documentaries About Making a Film

The blood, sweat, and tears that go into creating a film are not often publicized around its release, but for some features we eventually get a peek …

Blade Runner

The True Horror of Rob Zombie's Films: Good Taste Can Make for Bad Movies

His latest, Lords of Salem, shows a slasher-film fanboy trapped by his influences.<p>Alliance Films<p>Ever since he first made the jump from musician to moviemaker, horror fans like me have wanted to root for Rob Zombie. It has little to do with whether one is a fan of his music or not. It's that there …

Chicago's 48 Hour Film Project: You can make your own movie

Want to make a movie? Of course you do.<p>You've dreamed the look of your own movie — the story, perhaps even the sound of it, like new loafers dragging on wet pavement, a Chicago politician whimpering, an Outfit cop telling him it's over.<p>"C'mon Jimmy, it's Chinatown."<p>But that's my movie. You've got …

Oculus Story Studio debuts adorable VR short film 'Henry' (Tomorrow Daily 217)

Cute

Submit your short film to the Sploid Short Film Festival 2015

The Sploid Short Film Festival is all about featuring filmmakers and celebrating storytellers and helping creators show off their work. If you think …

Film Festivals

FlyLo's Short Film 'FUCKKKYOUUU'

I got the chance to preview <b>FUCKKKYOUUU</b>—the short film collaboration between <b>Flying Lotus</b> and <b>Eddie Alcazar</b> which debuted at <b>Sundance NEXT Fest</b> this …

Time Travel

Battle Tested - My Rode Reel 2015

YouTube

7 Great Techniques for Hiding Lav Microphones

This fantastic video from Izzy Hyman is great not just for filmmaking, but for any time you need to mic somebody up and the lav can't be in the shot. …

Red Giant Audio/Video Sync Program Pluraleyes Makes Editing a Lot Faster

If you aren't using some sort of software to sync audio, you're sitting in your edit bay manually matching audio to video queues, be that sounds, …

Videography

How the Makers of 'Factory293' Designed a Kickass Poster for Their Film

An eye-catching and thoughtfully-designed poster is a critical piece of any film's marketing strategy.<p><i>Factory293</i>, an extremely ambitious and …

Is Your Script Stuck? John August's Writer Emergency Pack Is On Sale Now

If you're not one of the 5,714 Kickstarter backers and you missed your chance to get John August's Writer Emergency Pack late last year, your wait is …

Samyang Just Announced an Affordable Cine-Style 100mm Macro Lens

A new addition to Samyang/Rokinon's lineup of cinema-style lenses promises to offer high-quality macro shots at an affordable price.<p>Late last week, …