Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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ASC Names 2014 Student Heritage Awards Nominees

HOLLYWOOD, May 12, 2014 – The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has chosen 12 student filmmakers from 10 U.S. film schools as nominees in the 2014 ASC Linwood Dunn Student Heritage Awards. The awards are designed to showcase the artistic … more »

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The Double: Duplicating Jesse Eisenberg

Director Richard Ayoade and VFX house Framestore talk digital duplication in thie behind-the-scenes look at Jesse Eisenberg x2 in The Double.

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Want a Month of Mudbox? Got $10?

Clearly experimenting with different ways to target different markets, Autodesk is offering a standalone desktop subscription to its painting and sculpting software Mudbox 2015. Autodesk is addressing indie game developers with this offer, noting that Mudbox is the beginning of … more »

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Slowmotion Tattoo

Paris artist and DJ Gaëtan Le Gargasson (aka GueT) posted this slow-motion video showing what's really going on as a tattoo needle hits the skin.

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Restoring 70mm Movie Musical Oklahoma! for a New DCP — at 30fps

It's not your ordinary Hollywood musical — not only is Oklahoma! one of the few films shot in the 65mm Todd-AO format, it's also one of the only Hollywood feature films acquired at a high frame rate. That's right — … more »

Leica Summilux-C Lens Set Stolen from Focus Optics on May 6, 2014

BURBANK, CA – MAY 6, 2014 – Focus Optics, a local lens design, repair, and modification shop, was the victim of an overnight robbery at their Burbank office. The thieves managed to steal a set of highly valued Leica Summilux-C … more »

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The Trial of Barnaby Finch

Bicoastal production and post-production company Humble made this tightly constructed, split-screened short for Sundance Channel last year, and now it's set to screen at the 3rd New York International Short Film Festival later this month. It's written by Humble's Sorrel … more »

State of the Standard: UHDTV

As 4K acquisition becomes an increasingly common feature of the production landscape, an elephant remains in the room: how does high-resolution content get delivered to the home? SMPTE considers that very question in a new report from its UHDTV Ecosystem … more »

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10 Film Facts: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Did you know The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was shot on film? Did you catch the stunt that the team borrowed from Buster Keaton? And what was up with that post-credits sequence, anyway? Reading the film's production notes and … more »

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Hey Pass Me a Beer II

Increasing levels of absurdity, carefully deadpan delivery, and prodigious attention to brand placement (check out the beer-cam) are key to the success of the low-key "Hey Pass Me a Beer" campaign, a joint effort of Funny or Die and Old … more »