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Convergent Design Releases Firmware 3.10.100 for Odyssey7/7Q

One of the biggest additions specific to the 7Q is the ability to record 4K ProRes via 4x HDSDI inputs. Along with 4K ProRes, the 7Q can now also capture 2K (2048×1080) ProRes 422(HQ) at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, and 59.94 fps. more »

Samuel Suratt, Long-time CBS News Archivist, Dead at 81

Samuel Suratt, the long-time CBS News archivist who brought the network’s resources into the computer age, died Oct. 27 in New York. He was 81. more »

Discovery Misses Q3 Earnings Estimates With Anemic U.S. Ad Sales

This morning’s earnings report likely will add to Wall Street’s concerns about the state of the ad market, and ratings. more »

Seven Races Hollywood Will Be Watching Closely on Election Night

From Bill Maher's “flip a district” to Jeffrey Katzenberg and Harvey Weinstein's efforts to unseat Senator Mitch McConnell, here's the midterm matchups on the industry's radar. more »

BAFTA to Honor Alien, Blade Runner Editor Terry Rawlings

In an announcement made Tuesday, the organization said that "A BAFTA Tribute: Terry Rawlings" would take place in London on Dec. 7, looking back at Rawlings' work on such films as Alien, Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire. more »

Christopher Nolan: The Man Who Rebooted the Blockbuster

He is one of the few directors who can walk into a Hollywood studio with an idea and come out with $200 million. So will Nolan’s latest epic, Interstellar, reinforce his reputation as the auteur who thinks big? more »

First Look at George Lucas’ Chicago Museum

The team behind the George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art today unveiled a first look at the renderings of the building, which is set to take its place in the Museum Campus on the city's lakefront in 2018. more »

Key Advice Steve Lawes (Sherlock) Received on His First Day as a DP

Cinematographer Steve Lawes about key advice he received on his very first day on set as a cinematographer that had a major impact on his work mindset from that point on. more »

China Box Office to Top $4.9 Billion in 2014, Says Industry Body

The Chinese Film Producers Association Vice President Wang Fenglin said China should overtake the U.S. as the number-one film market within three years. more »

Stacey Snider Joins 20th Century Fox Today As Co-Chairman

Fox Film chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos made the announcement confirming the hire, which had been one of the town’s worst-kept secrets. more »