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FluotecFLUOTEC, the award winning leading manufacturer of LED professional lighting fixtures will showcase in the Javits Center at NAB SHOW NEW YORK the following Cinema and Broadcast Television Lighting Fixtures:
THE VEGALUX 300 and VEGALUX 200 UHP Ultra High-Performance StudioLED Fresnels with Tunable and Dedicated Color Temperatures Daylight & Tungsten. FLUOTEC will also be showcasing the NEW CINELIGHT™ Studio Long Throw DMX Bicolor LED PANELS, powerful constant output tunable versions of 4ft (120cm), 2ft (60cm), 1ft (30cm) long, and the NEW AuraLux 100 Tungsten 5" DMX StudioLED Manual Zoom Fresnel.

BRICBrooklyn Free Speech is your first amendment-focused TV and podcast network. Since hitting the airwaves in 1990, the Emmy-winning network—which is one-half of BRIC's community media program—has helped to level the media playing field by offering wallet-friendly courses, free access to gear, and worldwide distribution on its five community media TV channels. Want to make a podcast? We'll teach you. Need studio space? We've got that. Looking to pitch your content to a network? We've got insiders who will give you a leg up. Want to make a documentary? We have an Emmy-nominated documentary program that only costs $175.
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JVCDesigned for enhanced 4K single-camera production, the JVC GY-HM250U offers lower-third and full-screen titling solutions for HD recorded or streamed video output without an external character generator. A software utility lets customers upload logos or icons, and users can store up to 50 .JPG or .PNG graphics in the camera. Built-in streaming with Wi-Fi and 4G LTE connectivity provides live access to Facebook Live and YouTube. The GY-HM250U features a 4K CMOS imager, 12x zoom lens, viewfinder, LCD display, dual XLR audio inputs, and SDHC/SDXC memory card slots.

BlueCat ScreenplayFeedback Is Coming Deadline: 2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

The 2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition is currently accepting submissions! Submit your script (feature, short, hour or half-hour pilot) by the new feedback deadline - October 21st, 2018. Every submission will receive written analysis by November 12th, 2018. Resubmissions are now open! After receiving your written analysis your script is eligible for resubmission and will be treated as a separate entry to the competition. Attention short filmmakers! The BlueCat Short Film Festival is currently accepting short films. Submit here for a chance to be screened at the Landmark Theatre in West LA.

Audio inputNot All Audio Connections Are Created Equal: Types Of Audio Signal Levels

If you're like most filmmakers or videographers we've talked to, you're probably willing to admit you don't understand audio as well as you should. So it's probably not a stretch to assume at some point in your career you tried to connect some audio equipment together and it didn't work as expected. Maybe you got some noise, distortion, an unusably low level, or maybe it just didn't work at all. Whatever the problem, the cause could have been a mismatch in audio connection types.
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CSI RentalsYour One Stop Shop
Shooting in New York? Enjoy the convenience of your one stop shop for all your equipment rentals and expendables, At CSI Rentals convenient locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn offering a full variety of all Cameras, Lenses, Lighting, Grip, Production gear and Expendables at CSI Rentals you'll find the latest Motion accessories Camera support and Stabilizers, Monitors, Audio tools. Conveniently Reserve your gear on line and get your instant quote at CSI Rentals offers the latest quality meticulously maintained clean equipment and professional advice. And best of all best rates in town.

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ZEISS Cine Lenses offers Full Frame solutions for your Full-Sized Productions.

Whether shooting commercial video or feature films, ZEISS has full frame lenses that cover the most demanding camera sensors.

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Beachtek DXA Micro Pro PlusBeachtek

The DXA-MICRO PRO+ gives you all the features you need to record high quality audio directly to your camera from virtually any source – no syncing required. Superb operation and ease of use make capturing pro audio a snap. The compact size makes it ideal for use with the latest mirrorless cameras.

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Table of Contents


Page 3
Two Cameras
Yay or Nay?
By John Klein

Page 28
Expanding Your Vision with Full
Frame Cinematography

"Full Frame is affordable, available and
exciting to use."

By Snehal Patel


Page 6
A Conversation with Hiro Narita, ASC
Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis


Page 12
How to Get Professional Control
Filming Mobile Media

Get the help of an app for capturing professional video footage on your cellphone or mobile device.
By Bart Weiss


Page 15
Calling for Backup
5 Ways to Secure Backup Audio for a Film Project
By Matthew Lott

Page 14
Should You Care About The Genre Of Your Production Music?
How To Pick Your Next Tracks
By Daniel LeBlanc


Page 22
11 Things Postmodern Films Do
Postmodern Puzzles
By Sherri Sheridan

Page 21
A New Spin on Established Genres
Provocative Storytelling Beyond
the Imaginable

By Neil Landau


Page 16
Development and Pre-Production
The Most Important Stages
of Filmmaking

By David Worth

Page 18
Storyboarding is more important than ever in the digital age.
By John Hart


Page 20
What Are You Waiting For?
Patience may be a virtue,
but it gets nothing accomplished.

By Shane Stanley


Page 24
Technology and Life with Digital
Life After Film School
Compiled by Howard A. Phillips


Page 30
In This Issue
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