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Carl ZeissCatch ZEISS at Cine Gear 2019.
Visit them at Booth #49 - NY Streets
, and attend their presentations at Sherry Lansing Theatre.
Friday, 5/31, 3:15pm-4:15pm: "Cinematographers Bring a Large Format Look to the Small Screen", a panel discussion on creating a cinematic look with small budgets and tight schedules, featuring DPs Zachary Galler, Sandra Valde-Hansen, and Adrian Peng Correia
Saturday, 6/1, 4:00pm-5:00pm: "Uniting Production and Post for a Streamlined VFX Workflow", a special screening of new horror short film, Stucco, plus Q+A with Director Janina Gavankar, DP Quyen Tran, and more.
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FluotecFLUOTEC design and engineering pure white tunable light in @CineGearExpo with the award-winning line @CineLight120 large aperture big surface affordable soft lighting. The new @CineLight480 Super Quad is a constant output BiColor tunable DMX LED Long Throw Panel Soft Lighting fixture of high quality pure white light with interchangeable difussion and a CCT range from 2700 K to 6700 K. It features a constant output of pure white light making it the largest and most powerful luminaire on the market.

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Glidecam HD-PROGlidecam Stabilizers:
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Glidecam Industries introduces the Glidecam HD-PRO. For cameras weighing up to 10 pounds (4.53 kg). With 25 years in the making, the Glidecam HD-PRO represents the most affordable, full featured, hand-held camera stabilizer Glidecam has ever offered. Machined out of experience, and forged with the operator in mind, the Glidecam HD-PRO once again delivers the state-of-the-art sophistication and design that Glidecam is famous for. No batteries. No software. No firmware. Just simple mechanical reliability.

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DXA-RED from BeachtekThe New Standard for Recording Audio on RED Cameras: DXA-RED from Beachtek

Super Compact and Easily Mountable Dual XLR Adapter for
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AzdenAll New Azden Broadcast Spec Shotgun Microphones: SGM-3500 / SGM-3500L

Adhering to Azden's highest engineering and performance standards, the 3500 series shotgun microphones are designed to satisfy the needs of even the most fastidious audio and video professionals. Extremely low, self-noise. Tuned for speech capture. All metal brass body. Gold-plated XLR connector. High sensitivity mic element. Wide frequency response. 10 year warranty. Focused directionality. Stop by Azden's Booth S310 at Cine Gear Expo.



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CSS Music's goal is to provide the best music and sound effects for film, video and television producers. They are dedicated to working with music supervisors, editors, directors and producers to meet their creative needs. With over 12,000 tracks to choose from for film or TV projects, CSS Music is a perfect solution to score your film or TV projects. They've been scoring the industry for over 37 years. www.cssmusic.com



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    StudentFilmmakers Magazine
    2019 Volume 14, No. 2, Cine Gear Edition
    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

    PAGE 6
    Lights and Cameras
    Changing Our World
    By Dean Goldberg

    PAGE 8
    Great Cinematography Begins With…
    Inspiration and Research
    By David Landau

    DIRECTING

    PAGE 12 - 13
    Historical Re-enactors
    Add Authenticity and Production Value to Your Independent Film
    By Fred Ginsburg, CAS, PhD

    PAGE 3
    The Director's Gear
    3 Things
    by David K Irving

    PAGE 26
    Make a Film
    With No Bad Acting
    By Jared Isham

    PAGE 25
    Casting
    Color blind. Gender blind. Age blind.
    By Tamar Kummel

    CAMERAWORK

    PAGE 10
    Camera Composition
    That Tells the Story
    By David Landau

    PAGE 36
    The Best Camera in the World
    Ready to Capture the Moment
    By Todd Grossman

    DOCUMENTARY

    PAGE 14, 16 & 18
    Audio Techniques for Documentary
    How to Capture Good Location Sound
    By David Appleby

    PRODUCTION JOURNAL

    PAGE 20
    Good Morning Filmmaker
    It's a Great Day to be Alive.
    By Shane Stanley

    AUDIO

    PAGE 3
    Award-Winning Filmmaker/Producer
    Carey Missler Talks Beachtek
    Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis

    PAGE 24
    The Scoring Process
    Behind the Scenes of a Film Score
    By Kristen Baum

    POST-PRODUCTION

    PAGE 27
    Resolve's Cut Page
    Cut Quickly, Move Faster
    By Bart Weiss

    DEVELOPMENT

    PAGE 30
    Step Away from Your Work
    To Do Better Work
    By Mark Simon - Storyboard Artist

    PAGE 38
    Development Phase
    Our Roadmap
    By JC Cummings

    PAGE 37
    How to Kick Off a Film
    Where Do You Start?
    By Richard La Motte

    PRE-PRODUCTION

    PAGE 44 - 45
    Framing Your Shots as a Visual Device
    Give Your Shots Added Depth with a Professional Gloss
    Drawings by John Hart

    SCREENWRITING

    PAGE 32
    How a Meaningful Theme
    Creates Drama
    By Scott A. McConnell

    PAGE 34
    CINEMATIC TECHNIQUES
    Love of Art, of the Land, and of Adventure
    By Pamela Jaye Smith
    & Monty Hayes McMillan

    DISTRIBUTION

    PAGE 28 - 29
    Smart Phone Filmmaking
    Distribution for Mobile Filmmakers
    By Susy Botello

    FILM BUSINESS

    PAGE 40
    Small Talk
    Important Tips
    By Tushar Unadkat

    PROFESSOR'S CORNER

    PAGE 41
    Cinematic Employment
    vs. Cinematic Art...
    By David Worth

    STUDENT WRITERS

    PAGE 42 - 43
    "Out in the Woods"
    The Making of the Film
    By Emily Peacock

    NEW TECH SPOTLIGHT

    PAGE 23
    Azden PRO-XR
    Professional Grade 2.4 GHz

    Wireless Microphone System

    CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

    PAGE 46 - 47
    MANY THANKS
    to Our Awesome Writers

    In This Issue...


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