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The advent of multiple file-based recording formats and camera systems necessitates a new generation of efficient data management tools like the Nexto DI, which can accommodate, off-load, and store a range of data protocols and media types. From Alexa and SxS to XDCAM EX and P2 today’s shooter/filmmaker working project to project and (often) from producer to producer may frequently use a variety of cameras from just as many manufacturers.
Defying some expectations that awards powerhouse The Artist might dominate the proceedings, director Martin Scorsese's Hugo earned the most nominations of any film honored by the Oscars this morning, nabbing a spot in categories including Best Picture, Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Visual Effects.
Here’s an interesting color correction plug-in for Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7 and Motion users: Tonalizer|VFX. Released last year by the Danish company Irudis, Tonalizer stands apart from all the other color correction plug-ins out there with …
Wiseman may be best known as a pioneer of the cinema và©rità© school of documentary, which minimizes the director's presence, but here, he comes close to Busby Berkeley territory, as he acknowledges in the following interview. Working for the first time in HD, he shows new possibilities in the medium, asCrazy Horse matches the color and beauty of 35mm.
HALF MOON BAY, CA (January 18, 2012) – GoPro, the world’s leading activity image capture company, today announced the release of a new version of its professional family of 2D and 3D production software — GoPro CineForm Studio Premium“This announcement …
Dealers in the U.S. started taking pre-orders for Canon's EOS C300 and C300 PL digital-cinema cameras today at price points significantly below the $20,000 announced by Canon. The camera is available in either EF- or PL-mount versions for $15,999.
The biggest news for editors when Avid began shipping Media Composer 6 last November was the NLE's transformation into a very modern, 64-bit application. Along with that came other great updates, including the support of third-party hardware options (several of which I tested with this review). This is a big release in terms of the software's overall internal plumbing, though it may or may not be a big release for users in terms of overall functions, depending on what features they need. I still think it may be one of the most important releases of Media Composer ever, as 64-bit lays the foundation for every upgrade to come.
American Cinema Editors today announced nominations for the 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be revealed during ACE's 62nd annual black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday, February 18, 2012 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. As previously announced, the ceremony will be hosted by actor/comedian Patton Oswalt. Later this month ACE will announce the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honoree and two Career Achievement honorees.