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Director Crystal Moselle on NYC Documentary The Wolfpack

Crystal Moselle’s documentary The Wolfpack opens with six long-haired teenage brothers reenacting a scene from Reservoir Dogs, complete with guns made from duct tape. As it turns out, these boys have been forced to become shut-ins by their father, Oscar, who’s … more »

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B2B Video: With Split Screen, Dell Software Tells Users, ‘Expect More’

Dell faced a challenge when it looked to improve the visibility of its enterprise software business. While 95 percent of companies in the Fortune 500 use Dell's software, users didn't associate the software with its brand. Dell wanted to make … more »

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Cinematographer Rob Hardy, BSC, on Ex Machina

Director and screenwriter Alex Garland's exquisite corpse of a film, Ex Machina, assembles its shape-shifting images and fluid perspectives with the deft hand of a talented novelist-turned-filmmaker. Produced by DNA Films/A24 Films, Garland's directorial debut tells the story of a reclusive tech CEO … more »

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Five Questions: Little Minx’s Los Perez

Award-winning filmmakers Tania Verduzco and Adrian Perez often use a vibrant mix of color, music and dance to tell their stories, whether short films, music videos or quirky commercial spots for international companies like Pepsi, Adidas, L'Oreal and Toyota. The prolific directing duo … more »

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Sony A7s, Atomos Shogun Capture VFX Elements for Stargate Studios

For ambitious TV programming, Stargate Studios is one of Hollywood's go-to VFX facilities. The company was founded in 1989 by Sam Nicholson (pictured, top), a cinematographer and special visual effects supervisor who got his feature-film start building kinetic lighting effects for … more »

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Cine Gear Expo to Take Attendees from Super 8 to Ultra Panavision 70

NAB may be the biggest show of the year, but for Hollywood-based cinematographers who don't have the time or inclination to make it out to the desert for that three-ring circus, Cine Gear Expo is a local lifeline—a friendly, manageable show … more »

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Convergent Design Adds 3D LUT Support in New Odyssey Firmware

Convergent Design announced the release of the latest firmware for the Odyssey line of monitor/recorders, including custom 3D LUTs. Firmware version 2015.5 now supports up to 140 user-loadable 3D LUTs for monitoring on the Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+. The LUTs … more »

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Sony Announces Sub-$2,000 Super 16 HXR-NX100 Camcorder

Sony announced the HXR-NX100, a new camcorder with a one-inch 20-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor type—about the same size as a Super 16mm film frame—aimed at corporate, documentary, and event production. The sensor is designed for low-light acquisition at a minimum … more »

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Review: Sony PXW-FS7 4K Camcorder

A camera system is only as good as its optics. That's long been one of the triusms of our profession as filmmakers and shooters. While computational photography in devices like the iPhone has obviated the need in many applications for … more »

GoPro Is Developing Its Own Drones, VR Camera Rigs

GoPro—the company that dominated the market for tiny action cams by figuring out how to make them nearly ubiquitous—is getting ready to sell its own drones. The news, which was confirmed yesterday by GoPro CEO Nick Woodman at Re/Code's Code … more »