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Radiohead: Daydreaming

If you like Paul Thomas Anderson films and tracking shots, today is your lucky day. The new(est) Radiohead music video was directed by P.T. Anderson and edited by Andy Jurgensen. The Steadicam operator (respect!) is Ari Robbins.

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ARRI Debuts Final Version of Trinity Stabilizer and Maxima Gimbal

ARRI has gotten into the stabilization game with its purchase of the Artemis line of camera stabilizers from Sachtler and The Vitec Group. That means ARRI has taken over sales of the Artemis Trinity stabilizer and Maxima gimbal, and will continue … more »

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Stunning Aurora Borealis from Space in Ultra-High Definition

NASA Television released this 4K time-lapse footage from the International Space Station depicting the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis. NASA and Harmonic have also released documentation [PDF] on what's required to pick up the NASA TV UHD satellite signal.

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Now That’s a Changeup: MLB Network’s Offsite Infrastructure

One of the most daunting challenges in the media industry is media management for a major sports organization. Think about the amount of content flowing in on a daily basis during the season, when as many as 15 Major League … more »

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Podcast: VFX Supervisor Robert Legato, ASC, on The Jungle Book

Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Legato, ASC, knows all about technically complex, cutting-edge, risky work, having been on the front lines with James Cameron when they figured out how to make Titanic look realistic back in 1998, how to pioneer … more »

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Thinklogical Pushes Uncompressed 4:4:4 4K 60Hz Video over a KVM

Thinklogical came to NAB this year with its new TLX CATx line of KVM systems that it said can extend and switch uncompressed 4:4:4 4K (4096×2160) video. 4K or UHD video can be transmitted at up to 60Hz over a pair of fibre or Cat 6 … more »

Radiohead "Burn the Witch"

Radiohead: Burn the Witch

One of the most revered modern rock bands channels the English horror-film classic The Wicker Man in this stop-motion animated music video from director Chris Hopewell, editor Ben Foley and DP Jon Davey. Hopewell previously made a video for Radiohead's Hail to … more »

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Building Hollywood’s Monsters by Hand

Amalgamated Dynamics co-founders Tom Woodruff Jr. and Alec Gillis look back on more than 25 years of practical creature creation.

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Sigma Releases Lens Adapter for Sony E-Mount Cameras

Sigma has begun shipping its Mount Converter MC-11, a lens adapter that allows 15 Sigmna Canon-mount and Sigma-mount Global Vision lenses to be used with Sony E-mount cameras with full-frame or APS-C sensors. When the MC-11 is being used, Sigma lenses … more »

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The Roots’ Game of Thrones Rap

Did you miss last week's season premiere of Game of Thrones? Looking to catch up on what happened before Sunday night's broadcast? If you've got a minute, Black Thought from The Roots can help you with that.