Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »

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Akira Kurosawa: Composing Movement

Prolific video essayist Tony Zhou strikes again with a loving look at Akira Kurosawa's masterful use of motion in the movie frame — moving cameras, moving characters, and movement in the natural world.

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Shooting Ballet for the Big Screen with the Canon EOS C300

In his new documentary A Ballerina's Tale, which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month, director Nelson George follows classical ballet dancer Misty Copeland, a teenaged prodigy who became the third African-American soloist at American Ballet Theatre — and the company's … more »

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Creature: A Never Before Seen Film

Creature Directed by RYAN DZIERZEK We have the ability to make almost anything in a laboratory but should we? Director Ryan Dzierzek combines eerily realistic footage from Action Cam by Sony with VFX to imagine what happens when a genetic experiment … more »

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Paperports: A Never Before Seen Film

Paperports Directed by CHARLES YOUNG This charming film follows the inhabitants of a tiny paper city as they go about their business. From the imagination of Charles Young, creator of Paperholm, comes 60 unique buildings, 9 vehicles and a fascinating … more »

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The Picture Machine: A Never Before Seen Film

The Picture Machine Directed by STUDIO NOS One of the oldest forms of animation meets Action Cam by Sony in this custom animation system designed and created by Studio Nos. This delightful process and its results involve a remote-controlled car … more »

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Charli XCX: Famous

Charli XCX is known for belting out catchy, rhythmic pop tunes, but her new music video, directed by Eric Wareheim (of Tim and Eric), starts out as a sunny soufflé and morphs into something genuinely disturbing. Aaron Platt was the cinematographer, Tim Nackashi … more »

Jerry Lewis to Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Jerry Lewis, renowned entertainer and humanitarian, will receive the NAB Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during the 2015 NAB Show. Lewis will accept the award at the opening keynote … more »

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Opening: Insurgent, The Gunman, and Those Danged Zombeavers

This week, another YA franchise sequel opens, Pierre Morel aims to do for Sean Penn what he did for Liam Neeson, and zombie rodents are in very limited release. Insurgent What's it about? "Divergent" protagonist Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley) continues to … more »

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Kilauea: The Fire Within

Filmmaker Lance Page directed, shot and edited this video of Kilauea, an active volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. The time-lapse and motion-control footage was photographed with the Canon EOS 6D and Panasonic Lumix GH4, with a helping hand from … more »