Albert Baier

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Why The Simpsons Is the Best TV Show Ever

<i>Today sees the release of</i> TV (THE BOOK)<i>, a collection of essays and arguments from our critic Matt Zoller Seitz and HitFix’s Alan Sepinwall that</i> …

TV

Sennheiser wants you to use your cameras to record audio that doesn’t suck

Sennheiser is introducing new microphones designed for filmmakers who shoot with cameras like DSLRs and GoPros. The new mics allow for enhanced audio …

How different film lenses affect how we perceive movies

It's easy to underappreciate the nuances of filming techniques which go into your favourite movies.<p>The lens, for example, isn't just there to focus …

Here's How You Can Get a Staggering Cinematic Film Look with the Cheapest Mirrorless Camera or DSLR

A common misconception spread among newbie filmmakers and enthusiasts alike is that having the most expensive filmmaking camera such as the ARRI …

Cinematography

The Beginner's Guide To Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of contrasts. On one hand, it’s a mesmerising metropolis, a manic assult on the senses, a mélange of anime, cosplay, neon …

5 Techniques That Create Depth & Make Your Cinematography More Dynamic

How do you create depth when you're working with a two-dimensional medium?<p>One of the first things you learn about when studying cinematography is …

IndieVice brings pro camera capabilities to smartphones (this one actually does)

Let’s give you a bit of background details before we move onto this new product, shall we?<p>The word “professional” gets thrown around way too much in the mobile industry. A plethora of manufacturers keep saying their smartphone cameras and accessories are meant for professionals, but I have always …

The dark side of Asia’s pop music industry

<b>They are known as "idols" and their job is "to sell dreams". For decades, the young pop stars of Japan and South Korea have been the envy of teenagers.</b><p>But behind the glamour, the lucrative industry is run by talent agencies with an iron fist. Two recent apologies by Japan's popular band SMAP and …

Billboard Charts

How Tarantino, The Coen Brothers, And Other Filmmakers Use Composition To Tell Stories

Composition does more than just make a movie beautiful to look at, it also plays with expectations, sets up symbolism, and evokes themes.<p>Awards season is a perfect time to take a more in-depth look at movies. After hearing about how many nominations <i>The Revenant</i> racked up, it’s only natural to …

L-Lewd! These are the Top 10 anime that should only be shown during late nights according to MyNavi Student

In Japan, some anime are either too violent, too controversial, or too sexually explicit to be sharing the time slot with the more kid-friendly …

Anime

India's erotic temples require Parental Guidance

A couple of hours out of Delhi, the train pulls up at a small country station and I stand at the open carriage door. A young man wearing scarlet-framed designer glasses is hurrying along the platform. He sees me and stops.<p>“Sir, good morning,” he says. “You are travelling to which place?” Khajuraho, …

Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea

American intervention in Korea has frequently sparked protests, especially over film. An examination of the complicated history of America and its …

McDonald's Japan rations French fries amid potato shortage

French fries are being rationed in McDonald's Japanese outlets as supplies dry up because of industrial disputes<p>McDonald's in Japan is having to ration French fries, despite having airlifted in more than 1,000 tons of potatoes, as eateries grapple with a crippling chip shortage.<p>Industrial disputes …

3 Secrets of Radical Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Want truly breakthrough ideas? You need to look to a true genius for inspiration.<p>If you need just a little boost to your creative thinking, academic research on how to generate more ideas might do the trick. But when you're looking for truly radical innovations, your best bet is to look to a truly …

Modern slavery affects more than 35 million people, report finds

More than 35 million people around the world are trapped in a modern form of slavery, according to a report highlighting the prevalence of forced labour, human trafficking, forced marriages, debt bondage and commerical sexual exploitation.<p>The Walk Free Foundation (WFF), an Australia-based NGO that …

Mondays: Lenses for DSLR Filmmaking, Actors Walking Off Set & The Name of Josh's Beard!

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