During Cine Gear recently, Sim announced a 30-year sponsorship with the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Sim offers end-to-end solutions for creatives in film and television, and the ASC is a nonprofit focusing on the art of cinematography. As part of the relationship, the ASC Clubhouse courtyard will now be renamed Sim Plaza. Continue reading
June 12, 2018
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At CineGear, Sony introduced new updates and developments for its Venice CineAlta camera system including Version 2 firmware, which will now be available in early July.
Sony also showed the new Venice Extension System, which features expanded flexibility and enhanced ergonomics. Also announced was Sony’s plan for high frame rate support for the Venice system. Continue reading
June 5, 2018
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By Jonathan S. Abrams
That’s right. We are still taking NAB. There was a lot to cover!
So, the first appointment I booked for NAB Show 2018, both in terms of my show schedule (10am Monday) and the vendors I was in contact with, was with StorageDNA’s Jeff Krueger, Continue reading
May 9, 2018
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TVLogic, a designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED high-definition displays, has acquired Nexto DI, a provider of portable field backup storage for digital cameras. They are located in South Korea.
Nexto DI uses the company’s patented “X-copy” technology, while M-copy (copy to multiple drives simultaneously), Continue reading
May 1, 2018
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“Executive producers often don’t speak tech language,” said Aaron Semmel, CEO and head of BoomBoomBooya, in addressing the HPA Tech Retreat audience Palm Springs in late February. “When people come to us with requests and spout all sorts of tech mumbo jumbo, it’s very easy for us to say no,” he continued. Continue reading
March 6, 2018
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AJA has expanded its line of Pak SSD media with the new 2TB Pak 2000 for Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus recording and playback systems. The company also announced new ordering options for the entire Pak drive family, including HFS+ formatting for Mac OS users and exFAT for PC and universal use. Continue reading
February 28, 2018
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By Iain Blair
Change is good, and while there are only a handful of young, successful, black female directors shooting features these days, the tide is starting to turn. Case in point: Dee Rees, who is helping to lead the charge with her powerful new feature Mudbound, Continue reading
January 17, 2018
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By Trevor McMahan
Okay, so this is probably a really bad idea… but I’m about to list the biggest mistakes I’ve ever made as a director. It’s ironic, because when I told my super-rep Susanne I was going to write a tips piece for postPerspective, she was all like, Continue reading
January 15, 2018
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By Amy Leland
There are moments as a filmmaker, and as someone who writes about filmmaking, when I get to have such special and unexpected experiences. One of the best recent ones was a chat I had with writer/director Greta Gerwig and editor Nick Houy about their collaboration on A24’s Lady Bird, Continue reading
January 4, 2018
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By Amy Leland
After EditFest NY moved to London, Manhattan Edit Workshop picked up the reins with its Sight Sound & Story (SS&S) conferences. The first post production event premiered in June of 2013. The format was similar — top-of-their-craft editors and post specialists participating in panels focusing on specific areas of the industry. Continue reading
December 28, 2017
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