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Elle Fanning in The Neon Demon

StudioDaily Dossier: Nicolas Winding Refn’s Controversial The Neon Demon

Danish-born film director Nicolas Winding Refn hit the mark with his directorial debut, the 1996 crime drama Pusher, a European hit that earned worldwide distribution. The film was such a success that Refn returned to it eight years later, shooting … more »

UHD to be added to Hitachi cameras

HDR Is Coming to Hitachi’s Broadcast Camera Line

Hitachi said it will add HDR capabilities to its HDTV and UHD 4K broadcast cameras at the 2016 Telemundo Cine Video Television Expo in Mexico City next week. Any Hitachi camera purchased before September 30 will get the HDR capabilities … more »

The Mill Blackbird

The Mill’s Blackbird Is Any Car and Every Car, Whenever You Need It

The Mill said it's cracked the biggest problem in automotive advertising — the need to have a finished, physical car on location for your shoot. Blackbird is a blank, black car rig that can be modified on the fly to mimic … more »

NewTek NDI Archion

Archion Brings NewTek NDI Connectivity to Its EditStor Velo

Archion Technologies became the latest vendor to announce support for the Network Device Interface (NDI) standard for IP production workflow launched by NewTek earlier this year.  Archion says its EditStor Velo NAS is the first networked storage system that can be automatically … more »

UHDTV to Reach One in Eight U.S. Homes by Year-End, Says Study

This year could represent the tipping point for UHDTV, with 4K displays reaching 1 in 8 U.S. homes by the end of the year, according to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics. Demand is being driven by the … more »

Shooting 4K Imax

Imax DP James Neihouse, ASC, on Shooting 4K in Space

Cinematographer James Neihouse, ASC, may be to Imax documentaries what Roger Deakins, CBE, ASC, BSC, and Janusz Kaminski are to feature films, with a slight twist. With more than 30 Imax productions to his credit, including the format's first underwater film and … more »

Motley Crue: The End

This is The End: Shooting and Editing Mötley Crüe’s Farewell in 4K

The shoot for Mötley Crüe's farewell concert, captured at the close of a three-night stand at the Staples Center in L.A., was a very rock-and-roll production. Working with the band, director Christian Lamb had a mere four weeks to put … more »

HDR Grading at Roundabout Entertainment

Roundabout Entertainment on Working in 4K, HDR Media, and Next-Generation Displays

Burbank post facility Roundabout Entertainment has a head start on mastering for HDR — it's been working in HDR for more than a year, going so far as to develop a proprietary QC system for HDR media. Amazon, which streams … more »

happy-drone

FAA Finalizes New Rules for Legal Small Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has loosened the rules for commercial drone pilots, announcing today that, effective in August, small UAVs may be piloted by users who pass a test for remote pilot certification rather than obtaining a full pilot certificate for manned aircraft. … more »

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Ed Ulbrich to Lead VFX, VR Operations at Deluxe

Former Digital Domain CEO Ed Ulbrich has been named president and general manager of Deluxe Visual Effects, reporting to Deluxe CEO John Wallace. Deluxe said Ulbrich will "unify global VFX operations" — including Method Studios and Iloura — for the company … more »