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IMAGO Working with Sony to Support International Cinematography Community

September 21, 2020 | By
IMAGO Working with Sony to Support International Cinematography Community

IMAGO, the International Federation of Cinematographers, has announced that it’s working with the Sony Corporation to distribute grants to support the international cinematography community as part of the Sony Global Relief Fund for COVID-19. Sony established the global initiative to deliver $100 million in support to the frontline medical community, children and educators, and the creative community... »

Artist Spotlight: The Voice Production Designer James Pearse Connelly Talks About Going Virtual

September 18, 2020 | By
Artist Spotlight: <em>The Voice</em> Production Designer James Pearse Connelly Talks About Going Virtual

Next up in Below the Line’s series of artist profiles, we look at the exciting and innovative work of Emmy-winning Production Designer James Pearse Connelly, one of the top designers for reality television with some of his work being seen on top shows like The Voice, The Masked Singer, The Kelly Clarkson Show, and most... »

IPV Announces MAM: Explained Monthly Webinars

September 18, 2020 | By
IPV Announces <em>MAM: Explained</em> Monthly Webinars

IPV has announced a series of monthly workflow webinars for the first Thursday of every month. Entitled MAM: Explained, they will take a look at cutting-edge media workflows to give viewers  looks into how innovative content creators are using remote workflows, AI and more. The webinar series will begin on October 1 at 11AM ET with Advanced End-to-End... »

IMAX Teams with Leading Digital Camera Brands for Filmed in IMAX Program

September 17, 2020 | By
IMAX Teams with Leading Digital Camera Brands for <em>Filmed in IMAX</em> Program

The IMAX Corporation has partnered with ARRI, Panavision, RED and Sony to create a new Filmed in IMAX program to certify high-end, best-in-class cameras to work in the IMAX format when paired with the company’s proprietary post-production process. Two of the first releases that will be certified in this program are Tom Cruise‘s Top Gun: Maverick, shot using Sony’s Venice camera, and Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune, which... »

Artist Spotlight: Cinematographer Lol Crawley on The Devil All the Time, The Secret Garden

September 16, 2020 | By
Artist Spotlight: Cinematographer Lol Crawley on <em>The Devil All the Time</em>, <em>The Secret Garden</em>

There’s no question that part of what makes Antonio Campos’ The Devil All the Time (now streaming on Netflix) so compelling is that like many of the filmmakers’ other films, it has such an amazing look that really makes the Appalachian locations jump off the screen. It’s partially due to the capable eye of... »

PlayBox Neo Offers Update for Cloud2TV Virtual System

September 16, 2020 | By
PlayBox Neo Offers Update for Cloud2TV Virtual System

PlayBox Neo has announced several updates for  its Cloud2TV virtual channel playout softare system that offers improvements and enhanced functionality. Updates to the scalable SaaS system includes improvements to Auto Import, Purge Task, Automatic Transcoding, QC check and more. Cloud2TV is a cloud-based, software-as-a service system that enables broadcasters to operate their playout channels from any location on... »

Rokoko Introduces New ‘Smartgloves’ Hand and Finger Tracking Solution

September 16, 2020 | By
Rokoko Introduces New ‘Smartgloves’ Hand and Finger Tracking Solution

Today, award-winning motion capture creator Rokoko, introduces its Smartgloves, a hand and finger tracking solution that captures every nuance of a hand in the most affordable way possible. Durable enough for fight scenes, but precise enough for individual fingers, the Smartgloves can capture the full spectrum of an actor’s hand performance, giving VFX, VR,... »

The Academy Announces 2020 Student Academy Award Winners

September 15, 2020 | By
The Academy Announces 2020 Student Academy Award Winners

While colleges across the country are having difficulties reopening in the middle of a pandemic, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has picked the 18 student winners for the 47th Student Academy Awards competition. This year’s winners were picked from a total of 1,474 entries, 207 domestic and 121 from colleges and universities overseas.... »

Lindsey Optics Introduces First-Ever FSND Rota-Grad Filters

September 15, 2020 | By
Lindsey Optics Introduces First-Ever FSND Rota-Grad Filters

Lindsey Optics has put a twist on FSND filters with its new range of Brilliant Rota-Grads, rotating full spectrum graduated neutral density filters which fit directly onto 4X6.5″ rod-mounted matte boxes for the first time ever. The new Rota-Grads offer the benefits of FSND tech with a choice of densities and a proprietary rotating... »

72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night One

September 15, 2020 | By
72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night One

First Night Focuses on Reality and Nonfiction Including Cinematography and Editing This year, the Television Academy presented the 72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards as a premiere event spread out over a total of five nights. The five-night extravaganza is hosted by Emmy nominee and Nailed It! host Nicole Byer, the first night airing on... »

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