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StudentFilmmakers eNewsletter – January 2017


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Hands-Free Monopod for Video and Photo Shoots

Libec proudly launched the HFMP and HFMP KIT. "HFMP" is a Hands-Free Monopod with a free-stand ability allowing you to enjoy Hands-Free functionalities on video and photo shoots. The "HFMP KIT" consists of the same great video monopod and includes video head with a 4kg/9lb payload capacity.

Libec HFMP KitCheck out this First Look video demonstrating some awesome HFMP functions:

Available January 30th 2017
A few Highlighted features:

  • Designed for free-stand operations
  • Free-stand Base with innovative Step Lock/Release
    Foot Pedal
  • Instantly switch from shooting mode to a locked
    vertical position

Product pages for HFMP and HFMP KIT are now LIVE.
Visit the Libec homepage and check out HFMP features, specifications, and details:
Now accepting pre-orders. Contact an authorized dealer today:

Sundance Arts at the Table2017 Sundance Film Festival Celebrates Day One
With An Artist At The Table Benefit For Sundance Institute

An Artist at the Table provides a unique opportunity for attendees to engage with Sundance Institute artists while contributing to the Institute’s mission of championing the bold vision of those creating independent film and theatre. The evening will feature a screening of the Festival’s Day One film, An Inconvenient Sequel – the follow-up to watershed environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth – at the Eccles Theatre,… [Read more]

Michael KeatonSociety of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces Governor’s Award Honoree, Michael Keaton
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announces the Lifetime Achievement Awards Governor’s Award Honoree, Mr. Michael Keaton. Mr. Keaton’s most recent successes with Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, Spotlight, and The Founder are examples of his expanding creative genius and the depth and variety of his performances… [Read more]

2017 NAB ShowApplication Process Kicks Off For 2017 NAB Show SPROCKIT Program
SPROCKIT and NAB Show are now accepting applications from startups to participate in SPROCKIT at the 2017 NAB Show and the year-long SPROCKIT Sync program. Interested companies must have market validation and prove the potential to significantly impact the media and entertainment industry. Applications may be submitted online by February 15… [Read more]

Vilmos and crewJames Chressanthis, ASC, GSC Joins Jury of Inaugural Vilmos Zsigmond Film Festival
The first annual Vilmos Zsigmond Film Festival, honoring the ASC great, will take place in Szeged, Hungary, the esteemed Oscar-winning cinematographer’s hometown, on May 10-13, 2017. "It is my honor to be a member of the jury and give a master cinematography class at this first annual festival," says James Chressanthis, ASC, GSC.
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