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TRUCKER’S ATLAS SHORT FILM RELEASE

Film Hub North in association with British Film Institute Network presents a new short film TRUCKER’S ATLAS, starring Neil Bell (Peterloo, Dead Man’s Shoes) and Kris Hitchen (BAFTA nominated Sorry We Missed You), released online today! This release coincides with Time to Talk Day, to highlight the importance of communication …

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“Keeping Pace with the Director: Rhythm, Volume, Negative Space, Speed and Intensity” by David K. Irving

Written by David K. Irving “Each picture has some sort of rhythm which only the director can give it.” ~Fritz Lang Pace is an important property in a film because the success or failure of a project in many ways is dependent on it. When the credits roll or the …

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT | “Leading With Story: The Making of ‘The Ostrich Politic’” by SIGGRAPH Conferences

Above photo: GOBELINS. Production still from “The Ostrich Politic”. The lead creator behind “The Ostrich Politic” discusses how he overcame challenges—technical and otherwise—when making his film. Hear the story in a recent blog. In SIGGRAPH 2019 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater selection “The Ostrich Politic,” Ostriches learn that burying their …

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“CHICAGO FROM ANOTHER WORLD: Making the Music Video, ‘Endless Frozen Dawn’ by John Klein

When composer Andrew Edwards approached me in the spring to direct and shoot a music video for a track off his upcoming album, “The Center of the Sky” – an orchestral concept album inspired by the difficult time spent in southern Illinois during his mother’s final battle with Stage IV …

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“Notes on Camera Movement: When to Move the Camera and Why” by M. David Mullen, ASC

Motivation is not just something actors need – it’s something cinematographers and other cinema artists deal with every day when making a movie. This not only applies to how a set is lit, but also to elements like camera movement. When to move the camera, why to move the camera, …

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“Solutions for Your Actors’ Onset SNAFUs: Best Practices for Worst-Case Scenarios” by John Badham

You’ve called the actors on the set to rehearse. The crew eagerly awaits a camera set-up, and the writer is anxious to see how her brilliant scene plays. But then one of the actors (and just hope it’s only one) has a serious problem, and nothing can go forward until …

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Saramonic introduces the Blink 500 mobile audio system

(White Plains, NY)  The Saramonic Blink 500 Ultracompact 2.4 GHz Wireless Clip-On Microphone System was designed for filmmakers, journalists, vloggers, YouTube creators, corporate video producers, or any content creator that needs an incredibly easy-to-use wireless system that won’t slow them down. The Blink 500 system works effortlessly with your DSLRs, …

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eNewsletter | Peter Stein, ASC Cinematography Tips and Back to School Offers

Peter Stein, ASC Cinematography Tips and Back to School Offers. Read online now. Click here >> More helpful articles and resources Cameras | Lighting | Audio | Tradeshows Post a Job | Network | Join Discussions in the Filmmakers Forums Online   Subscribe to StudentFilmmakers Magazine Print Subscription >> Digital …

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AJA Ships Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player

(Grass Valley, CA) AJA Video Systems has shipped Ki Pro GO, a standalone, multi-channel H.264 redundant recorder capable of capturing up to four simultaneous HD or SD channels to affordable, off-the-shelf USB media. Portable and genlock free, Ki Pro GO is the ideal workflow solution for live production scenarios including …

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