The Duffer Brothers: Showrunners on Netflix’s Stranger Things

By Iain Blair

Kids in jeopardy! The Demogorgon! The Hawkins Lab! The Upside Down! Thrills and chills! Since they first pitched their idea for Stranger Things, a love letter to 1980’s genre films set in 1983 Indiana, twin brothers Matt and Ross Duffer have quickly established themselves as masters of suspense in the science-fiction and horror genres. Continue reading

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postPerspective names NAB Impact Award MVPs and winners

NAB is a bear. Anyone who has attended this show can attest to that. But through all the clutter, postPerspective sought to seek out the best of the best for our Impact Awards. So we turned to a panel of esteemed industry pros (to whom we are very grateful!) to cast their votes on what they thought would be most impactful to their day-to-day workflows, Continue reading

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Atomos at NAB offering ProRes RAW recorders

Atomos is this year NAB showing their support for ProRes RAW, a new format from Apple that combines the performance of ProRes with the flexibility of RAW video. The ProRes RAW update will be available free for the Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo 19 devices.

Atomos devices are currently the only monitor recorders to offer ProRes RAW, Continue reading

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B&H expands its NAB footprint to target multiple workflows

By Randi Altman

In a short time, many in our industry will be making the pilgrimage to Las Vegas for NAB. They will come (if they are smart) with their comfy shoes, Chapstick and the NAB Show app and plot a course for the most efficient way to see all they need to see. Continue reading

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Red’s new Gemini 5K S35 sensor offers low-light and standard mode

Red Digital Cinema’s new Gemini 5K S35 sensor for its Red Epic-W camera leverages dual-sensitivity modes, allowing shooters to use standard mode for well-lit conditions or low-light mode for darker environments.

In low-light conditions, the Gemini 5K S35 sensor allows for cleaner imagery with less noise and better shadow detail. Continue reading

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Sony to ship Venice camera this month, adds capabilities

Sony’s next-gen CineAlta motion picture camera Venice will start shipping this month. As previously announced, V.1.0 features support for full-frame 24x36mm recording. In addition, and as a result of customer feedback, Sony has added several new capabilities, including a Dual Base ISO mode. With 15+ stops of exposure latitude, Continue reading

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Seasoned pros and young talent team on short films

By James Hughes

In Los Angeles on a Saturday morning, a crew of 10 students from Hollywood High School — helmed by 17-year-old director Celine Gimpirea — were transforming a corner of the Calgary Cemetery into a movie set. In The Box, a boy slips inside a cardboard box and finds himself transported to other realms. Continue reading

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Panavision Hollywood names Dan Hammond VP/GM

Panavision has named Dan Hammond, a longtime industry creative solutions technologist, as vice president and general manager of Panavision Hollywood. He will be responsible for overseeing daily operations at the facility and working with the Hollywood team on camera systems, optics, service and support.

Hammond is a Panavision veteran, Continue reading

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Mercy Christmas director offers advice for indie filmmakers

By Ryan Nelson

After graduating from film school at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, I was punched in the gut. I had driven into Los Angeles mere hours after the last day of school ready to set Hollywood on fire with my thesis film. Continue reading

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