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Canon Cine-Servo 50–1000mm Zoom lens

Canon Sets 50–1000mm Cine-Servo Zoom for Early 2015

Canon is set to ship a new, extremely long 4K zoom lens early in 2015. Aimed at field production using 4K Super 35-style cameras like Canon's own EOS C500, Canon is billing the Cine-Servo 50–1000mm T5.0–8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom as "the world's … more »

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EPs James Rota and John Ramsay on Foo Fighters Sonic Highways

The upcoming HBO series Foo Fighters Sonic Highways is more than just a documentary about the band's eight-city journey across America to record their eighth studio album in twenty years together. Directed and narrated by Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl, and executive … more »

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After More Layoffs, Kodak’s Film Business May Be in Jeopardy

It's been a year of feel-good stories for fans of motion picture film. Quentin Tarantino converted the New Beverly revival house in Los Angeles to a 35mm-only screening venue. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar became the latest title to get a 15-perf … more »

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Movidiam Network Aims to Connect Filmmakers, Agencies and Brands

Movidiam wants to change how creative content is produced. Movidiam's co-founder, George Olver, says it's a bespoke social network for filmmakers that's been cross-pollinated with a project management tool for short- and long-form production work. Envisioned as a streamlined way to let … more »

Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck in Gone Girl

StudioDaily Dossier: Gone Girl Production and Post

For fans of state-of-the-art filmmaking craft, Gone Girl is the movie of the moment. Directed by David Fincher with his usual precision and economy, the film turns a best-selling page-turner into a riveting 149-minute exercise in style and tension. Here's a … more »

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Panasonic Prices the New VariCams

On Friday, reseller AbelCine posted details of the pricing for Panasonic's new VariCams, which have been configured for the first time as modular systems. A full VariCam 35 (4K/4096×2160) camera package (pictured, top), including recording and control module, color viewfinder, and … more »

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Five Questions: Post Supervisor Peter Mavromates and Assistant Editor Tyler Nelson on Gone Girl

Running 149 minutes and foregrounding plenty of provocative ideas about gender roles, human relationships, and the mass media, David Fincher's latest, Gone Girl, gives audiences a lot to chew on. Shot entirely at 6K with the Red Dragon, it provided … more »

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TED Director of Film + Video Michael Glass on the Art of the Invisible Edit

TED talks, once for the privileged few who attended the various eponymous conferences in person, are now the de facto way online to learn about something new, and potentially, gain a new perspective on an age-old topic in the process. Many TED talks … more »

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Learn Stop-Motion Animation with Seth Green and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Online

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, helmed by Robot Chicken producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, will offer a two-hour animation class exclusively on Vimeo's pay-for-view on-demand channel on December 15. The online tutorial is currently available to pre-order.  Green, Senreich and the rest … more »

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Review: Mocha Pro 4.0 and Mocha Plus 4.0

Motion-tracking is an increasingly important part of the editorial toolkit. If your workload is anything like mine, I'm sure you've had to replace something in a shot, like a sign, logo or billboard. Or perhaps you needed to do screen-replacement on … more »