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10 Stupid Mistakes Screenwriters Make
Film & Television 24th Sep 2014
It’s great that you have finally made the life changing decision to write a screenplay. But stop and consider these basic points before you flush hundreds of hours down the proverbial toilet:
6 Must-Read Takeaways from IFP Independent Film Week
Film & Television 23rd Sep 2014
Missed Independent Film Week or couldn't attend every session? No worries. We've got you covered with this wrap-up of the week's highlights.
East African motion capture studio opens in Kigali
Film & Television 23rd Sep 2014
Africa Digital Media Academy has opened only East African motion capture studio in Kigali.
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.