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How to Measure Your Documentary's Impact & Make It Count
Film & Television 17th Sep 2014
Ryan Harrington, vice president of artist programs at the Tribeca Film Institute, moderated a panel with experts of the documentary film industry to talk about the basics and strategies behind gaining and measuring the impact factor.
IBC2014: Sony launches FS7, its Euro8k handheld 4K camera
Film & Television 16th Sep 2014
It was a big IBC 2014 for Sony which had a sizeable list of genuinely impressive product announcements up its sleeve. First off, and after much speculation leading up to the show, caused by a leaked image, Sony officially revealed its handheld 4K XDCAM camera, the FS7.
IBC2014: Avid announces native 4K editing for Media Composer
Film & Television 15th Sep 2014
Avid has announced that its Media Composer editing platform will be able to manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media with the launch of its new Avid Resolution Independence architecture.
The iPhone 6′s New Camera Could Forever Change Filmmaking
Film & Television 15th Sep 2014
Amidst all the hoopla over the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and their motion processors, faster CPUs, and larger screens, it was also announced that Apple’s latest smartphones would have a much better camera.
Learn the Basics of Cinematic Composition in 14 Minutes
Film & Television 12th Sep 2014
This video essay by Press Play not only compares the arrangement of early and contemporary films, but explains the fundamentals of what makes up a composition as well.
Understanding ISO: In digital cameras, it's not what you think it is
Film & Television 11th Sep 2014
ISO ratings made perfect sense in the days of photochemical film but only serve to muddy the waters when it comes to assessing camera performance in the digital age.
Hollywood's Big-Money YouTube Hit Factory
Film & Television 8th Sep 2014
When Brian Robbins first told people he was going full time into the YouTube (GOOG) business, his colleagues in Hollywood were incredulous.
WTF Just Happened: How Do They Pull Off the Vertigo Effect in Movies?
Film & Television 5th Sep 2014
A certain camera trick might have broken your brain. While objects in the foreground appear the same size throughout a shot, objects in the background appear to morph in size.
Afrinolly hits 4 million downloads as the VOD market in Africa grows
Film & Television 5th Sep 2014
Afrinolly is a nifty application that allows users to get information about the movies that are being released in the African market and they can watch trailers or stream free content from their mobile devices.
Microsoft creates new video smoothing app
Film & Television 4th Sep 2014
Researchers at Microsoft have come up with a tech have developed a technique for converting first-person videos, such as those captured with GoPros or by cyclist’s helmet cams, into smooth timelapse footage.