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Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) with Norman (Logan Lerman) in Columbia Pictures' FURY.

Editor Dody Dorn on Fury‘s Wrenching Mortal Combat

Dody Dorn, ACE, began her career as an assistant film editor, as most editors do. But she soon moved on to Foley and dialogue editing, becoming a supervising sound editor before transitioning back to picture editing in the early 1990s. … more »

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Avid Says 3,200 Users Are Paying for Media Composer Subscriptions

More than 3,200 customers are paying for monthly or annual Avid Media Composer subscriptions, the company said, giving its editing software a foothold in a larger universe of users that includes pros and hobbyists who have historically been unable to afford … more »

People & Places: Alan Tudyk Directs, Austin’s New Film Studio, The Foundry’s Mischief and More

Actor-director Alan Tudyk (above) is being represented for commercial direction in the U.S. by Redbear Films. Tudyk is directing a new campaign for Slickdeals, and is also set to direct scripted series Con Man, co-produced by Redbear founder P.J. Haarsma … more »

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From the Trenches: The Panasonic AJ-PX270 Goes Behind the Scenes for Equals

Following up my initial impressions of Panasonic’s AJ-PX270 back in April, I have since had the opportunity to work extensively with the new camera shooting behind-the-scenes for Equals, a futuristic love story produced by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Hoult … more »

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Sounddogs Buys Todd-Soundelux Sound-Effects Libraries

Sounddogs.com in Los Angeles, CA, has acquired the library assets and marks of the defunct Todd-Soundelux in bankruptcy court, according to Rob Nokes, president and founder of Sounddogs. The transaction includes the Soundelux sound-effects library as well as The Hollywood … more »

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Panavision’s New Primo 70 Lenses Are in Stock and Ready to Go

Panavision's new Primo 70 series of lenses is in stock and ready for rental, the company said. The lenses, which were officially introduced at NAB 2014, have been used on two feature films and a number of commercials, Panavision said, … more »

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Edward Snowden Doc Citizenfour Leads Nominees for Cinema Eye Honors

Always reliable for highlighting interesting documentary films, the slate of nominees for the Cinema Eye Honors has been announced. Documentary Citizenfour, about filmmaker Laura Poitras' working relationship with Edward Snowden and NSA surveillance, leads the pack with six nominations. Director Steve James' Life … more »

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JVC Announces Three Sub-$4500 4K Ultra HD Camcorders for 2015

JVC said it will ship three inexpensive 4K Ultra HD camcorders in February and March 2015. All three cameras in the new 4KCam product line feature two SDHC/SDXC card slots, with simultaneous and relay recording modes available, a 3.5-inch LCD display, a 1.56 … more »

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Quantum Bows StorNext Pro Foundation Shared Storage

Quantum introduced StorNext Pro Foundation, a new version of its StorNext Pro line of shared-storage systems designed for smaller studios, supporting up to seven simultaneous clients working with up to four streams of ProRes 422 content in its highest-capacity configuration. Aimed at … more »

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Blackmagic Design Releases Free Version of Fusion 7

Just two months after purchasing Fusion 7 maker Eyeon Software, Blackmagic Design has made the VFX and compositing package for Windows available as a free download. The free Fusion 7 is not feature-limited, Blackmagic said. The software includes an array … more »