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Sony F5/F55 Tip: Using VF High Contrast Mode When Shooting HFR

Back in January, Juliet wrote a fairly extensive post explaining the process of getting HFR recording working on your Sony F55 or F5. It’s a great feature that many people are excited about, but a common question that pops up is, “Why can’t I use LUTs when shooting in the HFR mode?” more »

In the Emmys, True Detective, Orange and Shameless Fare Well Amid Category Brouhaha, While Broadcast TV Slips to New Low

As expected, newcomer True Detective shook up the drama series race in a big way. It pushed out Showtime’s Homeland, which for the first time fell out of the best drama series category it won in 2012. more »

New York Takes Starring Role in Emmy Race

Who says the TV industry is just a Hollywood thing? Not the Emmy voters, who this year recognized New York-based productions with a total of 107 nominations — topping even HBO’s heavyweight tally of 99. more »

Emmys Make History with First Transgender Acting Nominee

Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox received a nomination in the outstanding guest actress in a comedy series category — the first time an openly transgender actress has been recognized for an Emmy, according to the TV Academy. more »

George R.R. Martin on Game of Thrones Movie: ‘The Odds Are Against It’

While HBO’s Game of Thrones took the lead in the primetime Emmy Awards race with 19 nominations earlier today, George R.R. Martin spoke to fans in Switzerland at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival. During the course of a one-hour talk, the fantasy writer revisited the idea of completing the popular television series with a movie, calling it unlikely. more »

How to Learn from a Bad Video Editor

Most of this video editing advice can simply be reversed to find a vital truth that might be new to you if you’re just getting started. If you’re a seasoned pro hopefully you can enjoy these tweets for what they are – someone having a good laugh and nailing a few video editing inside jokes. more »

Two Drones in Near-Miss with NYPD Chopper

Two drones nearly took out an NYPD chopper over the George Washington Bridge on Monday, and cops arrested the wayward devices’ operators. more »

Guillermo del Toro Says He’s Shooting a Small, Black and White Film Before Pacific Rim 2

Del Toro was reluctant to reveal too much about the project, but he did say he already has cast in mind. more »

Naked and Afraid Participants Don’t Mind the Nudity but Wish Their Body Parts Were Pixilated to Look Bigger

The worst part of the nakedness on Discovery Channel’s Naked And Afraid? Bare feet. more »

Scientists Create a New Type of Ultra-High-Res Flexible Display

In research published today in Nature, scientists describe what may be the first steps toward creating a new type of ultrathin, superfast, low-power, high-resolution, flexible color screen. more »