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Editors Stephen Mirrione and Doug Crise on Birdman’s Ultimate Disappearing Act

An editor's best work is never meant to be noticed when watching a film. But imagine the ultimate hat trick: an imperceptibly edited film that appears not to be edited at all. The endless, meandering tracking shot and claustrophobic POV that drive much of Birdman, co-written, … more »

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Shot with ARRI Alexa: Birdman

https://www.arri.de/news/news/emmanuel-lubezki-asc-amc-on-birdman/

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Quantel Adds Sony, ARRI Feature Support to Pablo Rio

Quantel updated the Pablo Rio at IBC, supporting long-GOP XAVC, S-log3 and S-Gamut3 for Sony cameras as well as Apple's new ProRes 4444 XQ format. The latest Rio software also supports ARRI's new SDK, including the Open Gate acquisition formats, anamorphic … more »

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ARRI Announces 3.2K Alexa Format for High-Quality UHD Upscales

ARRI continued to expand its 4K acquisition strategy this week with the announcement of ProRes 3.2K, a new Alexa recording format designed to allow easy, high-quality upsampling to UHD (3840×2160) resolution in post. The new format, conceived for television shows … more »

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Camera News: More Blackmagic Updates, ARRI Supports SxS Pro+, Red Dragon on The Knick, and More

Once upon a time, you bought a camera and made the most of the investment, putting up with any feature limitations until it made financial sense to invest in a more current model. But in the new camera landscape, you … more »

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Trailer: The Theory of Everything

Director James Marsh (Man on Wire, Project Nim) turns his attention to the early life of Stephen Hawking in this biopic based on his wife Jane Hawking's memoir. The cinematography is by Benoît Delhomme, AFC (The Proposition), shooting 2K ProRes and … more »

Apple Debuts ProRes 4444 XQ in Latest Final Cut Pro X Release

Some Final Cut Pro updates are bigger than others, but last week's release of version 10.1.2 included a special surprise — support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, a new sixth codec in the ProRes line-up. As in ProRes 4444, which … more »

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Under the Skin’s Scarlett Johansson Hits the Streets with the One-cam

Under the Skin, a science-fiction arthouse film that just crossed the $1 million mark at the U.S. box-office, is being sold as a spooky erotic thriller featuring Scarlett Johansson as a sexy alien invader on the loose in Scotland. That's … more »

Getting the Many Looks of Key and Peele

Comedy Central’s Key and Peele spares no one with its unfettered humor. Now in their third season, stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have taken on Dominican baseball players, Mafia hit men, vampires, DEA agents and interracial couples. A classic … more »

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The Big Question: Why Post in 4K?

When does 4K make sense in post? Not as often as you might think, according to some speakers at last week's Production + Post Conference, held in conjunction with Content and Communications World at Javits Center in New York City. … more »