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SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

June 18, 2019 | By
SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions program reveals lineup of behind-the-scenes looks at the “making of” the year’s biggest productions in film, streaming, cable, games, and VR. Offering exclusive access to some of the best minds in visual effects (VFX), Production Sessions will be held throughout the conference week, 28 July–1 August, at the Los... »

Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in Will & Grace

June 14, 2019 | By
Cinematic Multi-Camera Editing in <em>Will & Grace</em>

The beloved NBC series Will & Grace, which recently wrapped its tenth season, continues to elevate the cinematic multi-camera editing employed by editor Peter Beyt, who came to the show in 2017 for its ninth season return. For the latest season, he added some stylistic elements not previously used in the show. “With the editing, I bounce... »

The Marvelous Style of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

June 13, 2019 | By
The Marvelous Style of <em>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</em>

After the austerity of the 1940s war years, the 1950s were one of the most important periods in women couture clothes according to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel costume designer Donna Zakowska. “This was such an exciting moment for clothing,” she said. She turned to books and magazines of the era, such as Vogue and French Vogue, for her research into the... »

ADG Film Society: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

June 12, 2019 | By
ADG Film Society: <em>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will present Oscar-winning classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and pay tribute to its Oscar-nominated Production Designer Joe Alves, ADG. The annual 2019 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design,” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their... »

SIGGRAPH 2019 Award Winners

June 11, 2019 | By
SIGGRAPH 2019 Award Winners

SIGGRAPH 2019 has announced the award winners and lineup of 24 short films, breakdowns, scientific visualizations, advertisements, and more, set to appear in the Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater next month. Showcasing the latest in computer graphics, the one-night-only Electronic Theater event will premiere on Monday, 29 July at Microsoft Theater, located in L.A.... »

Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

June 11, 2019 | By
Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

The Sony VENICE has been a go-to camera for a large number of features and TV productions industry-wide. The new VENICE 4.0 Firmware upgrade, available June 2019, unlocks High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting capabilities including 120 fps in 4K 2.39:1, 60 fps in 6K 3:2 Full Frame and more. A hardware upgrade is required... »

Costumes Beyond Blue Vests in Superstore

June 10, 2019 | By
Costumes Beyond Blue Vests in <em>Superstore</em>

The NBC series Superstore playfully adds flavor through the array of costumes depicted throughout Season 4 as costume designer Alix Hester supplants dimensionality within each episode. As the seasons progressed, the understanding of the characters grows to provide depth in the clothes they wear to reflect their personalities and lives. The stand out episode... »

RED Camera Releases New Kit

June 5, 2019 | By
RED Camera Releases New Kit

RED DIGITAL CINEMA has released a new DSMC2 GEMINI Kit that offers a comprehensive solution for cinematographers who shoot in a variety of environments. Filmmakers can shoot in standard mode for well-lit conditions or low-light mode for darker settings, and operators can easily switch between modes through the camera’s on-screen menu with no down... »

Blackmagic Design: Showtime’s The Chi

June 4, 2019 | By
Blackmagic Design: Showtime’s <em>The Chi</em>

Blackmagic Design has announced that Showtime Networks’ The Chi incorporated a wide array of Blackmagic Design cameras, including URSA Mini Pros and Micro Studio Camera 4K, for Director of Photography Abraham Martinez’s portrayal of Chicago’s south side. Martinez used three Blackmagic URSA Mini Pros, one URSA Mini 4K and two Micro Studio Camera 4Ks recording... »

Cine Gear Expo: Sony VENICE

June 1, 2019 | By
Cine Gear Expo: Sony <em>VENICE</em>

At the grand opening of Sony’s Digital Media Production Center (DMPC), the industry’s most complete capture to display facility, Sony Electronics connected users and creators to deliver the artists’ intent by driving hands-on experiences with the latest technology in Cinema. The venue hosted a press conference on Thursday, May30th, to reveal technology advancements with... »

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