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Gregory Plotkin, Editor of Get Out

April 23, 2017 | By
Gregory Plotkin, Editor of <em>Get Out</em>

Why does the word “horror” movie have a stigma attached to it and what is truly scary in the modern age? Is the horror genre classified as subpar because the movies were originally low budget and could be made quickly, under the aegis of the prolific, but largely unsung Roger Corman, who gave Francis... »

Born in China Captures Rarely Seen Animals in Native Habitat

April 21, 2017 | By
<em>Born in China</em> Captures Rarely Seen Animals in Native Habitat

For director Lu Chuan and producer Roy Conli, the Disneynature feature Born in China represents an enormous amount of preparation and production, with multiple crews enduring the harsh environment of western China to photograph rarely seen wildlife. Following the stories of three separate animal families, the film intercuts among a panda bear mother as... »

Sigma Unveils Two New Cine Prime Lenses; Adds New Product Options

April 20, 2017 | By
Sigma Unveils Two New Cine Prime Lenses; Adds New Product Options

Sigma Corporation of America has announced its brand new Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 prime lenses and new Cine Prime and Zoom product options. Sigma is expanding its Cine Prime line to include two brand new lenses: the Sigma Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and the Sigma Cine FF High Speed... »

TVU Networks Introduces H.265/HEVC-Supported Mobile IP Newsgathering Transmitter

April 20, 2017 | By
TVU Networks Introduces H.265/HEVC-Supported Mobile IP Newsgathering Transmitter

TVU Networks has announced the availability of its new TVU One with HEVC mobile IP newsgathering transmitter, which supports the H.265/HEVC video compression standard. TVU One with HEVC will be shown for the first time in its booth #C3739 in the Central Hall during NAB 2017 in Las Vegas. The introduction of TVU One... »

Framestore Partners with Facebook as Creative and Technology Developer on Surround 360 Camera

April 19, 2017 | By
Framestore Partners with Facebook as Creative and Technology Developer on Surround 360 Camera

Framestore has announced that they are an official creative and technology developer for the new additions to Facebook‘s Surround 360 family of 360 cameras: x24 and x6. The partnership was revealed at Facebook’s F8 Developer conference on April 19th. x24, and its smaller counterpart, x6, are 6DoF (six degrees of freedom) cameras. x24 captures... »

Gearhouse Broadcast and Partners Debut SkyTechno

April 19, 2017 | By
Gearhouse Broadcast and Partners Debut SkyTechno

Gearhouse Broadcast, in conjunction with its partners Telescopic, LLC and Big Shot Camera Cranes, has announced that they will unveil SkyTechno, a new kind of camera crane that enables powerful camera moves previously considered impossible, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show from April 24-27. SkyTechno was developed by Gearhouse Broadcast in collaboration with... »

Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

April 18, 2017 | By
Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

Reel FX Animation Studios’ VR/AR division and the leadership team from Moonbot Studios have taken flight to form a newly minted multi-platform content studio aptly named Flight School. The Flight School creative team will be led by Academy Award-winning chief creative officer, Brandon Oldenburg, and Emmy Award-winning executive creative director, Limbert Fabian. The studio... »

Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

April 18, 2017 | By

Light Field Lab, Inc. has officially debuted, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab attempts to build on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent... »

FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

April 18, 2017 | By
FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

At NAB2017, FilmLight has announced that they will preview their latest product, Baselight STUDENT, a software-only macOS application that answers the call from a growing number of facilities for trained Baselight colourists and assistants. Baselight STUDENT is intended as a learning tool, either for those wanting to train to become a professional colourist, to... »

RSA Films Launches RSA VR, a Dedicated Immersive Media Division for VR, AR & Mixed Media Productions

April 17, 2017 | By

Production company RSA Films has announced the launch of RSA VR, a new division dedicated exclusively to the creative development and production of VR, AR and mixed media. RSA is led by co-founder Ridley Scott whose prolific body of work consistently uses the latest tools of filmmaking in innovative ways. Head of RSA VR will be Jen... »

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