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Panavision revives 70mm for a digital world: part 2 by Art Adams

If we simplify the question about sensor resolution, we are always met with an interesting fork in the road. In order for digital sensors to achieve …

Cameras

Panavision revives 70mm for a digital world: part 1 by Art Adams

Now, after a long discussion with Panavision and Light Iron, I think I have my answers: (1) resolution, and (2) optics.<p>Part 1 of this series is all …

Tutorials

Bigger is better? OK, but why? by Adam Wilt

Whether it’s Quentin Tarantino shooting “Hateful Eight” in 65mm, the Panavision Millenium DXL, RED’s VV sensors, the Arri Alexa 65, or the new Sony …

Cameras

RED MONSTRO available now by Jose Antunes

RED’s cinematic full frame WEAPON cameras with the MONSTRO 8K VV sensor is available for purchase. Discover the different packages and the …

Photography

Cinemartin Spider Dual Slider Announced

Cinemartin Spider Dual Slider with AutoPan<p>PRESS RELEASE, 27 November 2017 – Cinemartin, the producers of the acclaimed prores and hevc h265 encoders …

Filmmaking

Simple and Efficient Method to Grade URSA Mini CinemaDNGs in Resolve

<b>A new video by Juan Melara shows a brilliant method to grade URSA Mini CinemaDNGs in order to utilise the full dynamic range and obtain much richer</b> …

Filmmaking

2017 Black List of the Best Unproduced Screenplays Unveiled (Updating Live)

The list is being unveiled live.<p>The 2017 Black List, the annual list of favorite unproduced screenplays based on an industry survey, are being …

Movies

BenQ AQCOLOUR: new technology for professional monitors by Jose Antunes

Engineered for accurate reproduction of professional work in graphics design, photography, and video post-production the BenQ monitors with AQCOLOUR …

Cinematography

The point of Patreon isn't how many people earn a full-time living, it's how much of the money from art goes to artists

This week's Patreon PR fumble (the company changed what kinds of support are permissible and the way fees are paid and then said it was good for …

Cory Doctorow

In Depth Look - HitFilm Pro 2018 by Kevin P. McAuliffe

I’m the first one to admit that I’m a fan of HitFilm. For me, it’s like the Little Engine That Could. The HitFilm team have put themselves in a very …

Adobe

Go big or go home – RED now taking orders for the 8K MONSTRO VV sensor

Shares 0<p>RED has started taking orders for WEAPON cameras with the MONSTRO 8K VV sensor. If you have been waiting to purchase a large-format sensor …

Cameras

How Premiere Could be Great at Color

Adobe Premiere Pro has been aggressively pursuing the creative editorial market at all levels, from feature films to YouTube. It’s now where I do all …

Adobe

Acer’s 4K UHD ProDesigner PE320QK Monitor Targets Video Professionals

Acer’s new ProDesigner PE320QK display looks like it gravitates towards professionals in the business of video editing, photography and graphic …

4K Ultra HD

Keyer for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Motion

Chroma Keying

Edelkrone announces second generation Wing, Wing Pro SliderONE Pro with time bending motion control

Edelkrone’s SliderONE, whilst small, is still quite mighty. The SliderONE was introduced back in 2015, and it’s proven to be popular with those who …

Filmmaking

Hedge Integrations: ParaShoot – Hedge

Because workflows are never a one-app affair, we’re introducing a new concept to Hedge: <b>Integrations</b>.<p>With Integrations, you hook up multiple apps in …

Workflow

How 'Mudbound' Cinematographer Rachel Morrison Created 'Natural Light' By Lighting Heavily

Morrison shot Dee Rees' 'Mudbound' with Panavision C-and D-series lenses, lending the digital image a vintage appeal.<p>Will Rachel Morrison become the …

Cinematography

Revolva – Built-in filtration for RED DSMC2

KipperTie who are a well known name in the RED community for their drop-in OLPF & ND filters, has announced a new product called the Revolva. The …

Videography

5 Tips for Making a Movie Set in a Single Location Feel More Tense

There’s something thrillingly audacious about a film that’s set entirely or mostly in a single location. “Thrillingly,” because very often movies …

Alfred Hitchcock

Neil Gaiman’s Wolves in the Walls will premiere as a VR experience at Sundance

<i>Wolves in the Walls VR,</i> a virtual reality adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s eponymous children’s book, will premiere at next year’s Sundance Film Festival. The episodic experience follows Gaiman’s story as participants play a character who can interact with its young protagonist Lucy, who …

Virtual Reality

Freefly Brings Hollywood-Approved Tech to Your iPhone with Pro-Level Movi Stabilizer

Freefly has spent the last several years making some of the most impressive handheld gimbal-based stabilization systems and high-end drones for use …

Time-lapse Photography

Apogee & Sennheiser's Ambeo headset captures 3D audio with Lightning, launches at Apple stores

Apogee and Sennheiser's Ambeo Smart Headset features both a "high fidelity" listening experience, but also the ability to capture directional audio …

Apple Store

Insta360 ONE waterproof housing now available

Shares 0<p>Insta360 has launched a waterproof housing accessory for its 4K 360-degree action camera, the Insta360 ONE. The easy-to-use housing is backed …

Videography

RØDE introduces the AI-1 Audio Interface

Shares 0<p>RØDE has released its first Audio Interface – the AI-1.<br>The AI-1 USB Audio Interface adds studio-quality input and output capabilities to your …

Videography

Freefly Movi Announced - the Smartphone Cinema Robot

<b>Freefly Systems, the pioneers of handheld gimbal stabilizers, has taken some of the technology from their higher-end MōVIs and shrunk it smartly to</b> …

Videography

AXIOM Open-Source Cinema Camera Unveils New Design and Recording solutions

<b>Apertus has unveiled new major updates regarding technological and design solutions for AXIOM, the world’s first open-hardware and open-software</b> …

Filmmaking

Where great movies get made - Projects, talent, film financing and distribution

Could your project be next?<p>About<p>Social Media<p>Slated Group<p>All rights reserved. © 2016 Slated, Inc. d/b/a Slated Group <br>Privacy Policy Terms of …

Filmmaking

Lensrentals + LensProToGo

Dear customers, <br>Here at Lensrentals, we are completely committed to delivering the absolute best rental experience for every customer, every time. In …

Adorable

Battle of the Best Gimbals – DJI Ronin 2 vs. Freefly Movi Pro

When it comes to innovative gimbal designs, Freefly Systems and DJI are at the top of their class. The Movi M10 revolutionized filmmaking for a vast …

Filmmaking