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Filmmaking Thoughts and Tips from Roger Deakins at FreshDV

Filmmaking Thoughts and Tips from Roger Deakins at FreshDV | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
The Black & Blue has a great post up with filmmaking tips from acclaimed DP Roger Deakins. My favorite is this comment about knowing when to fix something that's not perfect visually, or when to restrain yourself if it might ...
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Filmmaking Thoughts and Tips from Roger Deakins at FreshDV

Filmmaking Thoughts and Tips from Roger Deakins at FreshDV | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
The Black & Blue has a great post up with filmmaking tips from acclaimed DP Roger Deakins. My favorite is this comment about knowing when to fix something that's not perfect visually, or when to restrain yourself if it might ...
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The Camera Versus the Human Eye

The Camera Versus the Human Eye | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
This article started after I followed an online discussion about whether a 35mm or a 50mm lens on a full frame camera gives the equivalent field of view to normal human vision.
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View later service Pocket gets a crisp and capable Mac app at last

View later service Pocket gets a crisp and capable Mac app at last | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Today, view later service Pocket gets a beautiful Mac app to compliment its apps for Android, iOS and the web. It offers a capable translation of the Pocket paradigm from its other ...
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LADY VENGEANCE: SINISTER REVIEW (FANTASTIC FEST 2012)

LADY VENGEANCE: SINISTER REVIEW (FANTASTIC FEST 2012) | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
 
A mainstream production with a mainstream star, Sinister employs such horror movie tropes as a nice family moving into a new house with a past, the supernatural traveling through photographs and movies, and suspiciously troubled children.
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The Beautiful Cinematography of Harris Savides - Slate Magazine (blog)

The Beautiful Cinematography of Harris Savides - Slate Magazine (blog) | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog)The Beautiful Cinematography of Harris SavidesSlate Magazine (blog)Harris Savides, a cinematographer known for the naturalistic approach he brought to films like Zodiac, Greenberg, and Milk, has passed away at age 55.
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NYFF: Brian DePalma & Noah Baumbach Discuss Friendship ...

NYFF: Brian DePalma & Noah Baumbach Discuss Friendship ... | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
NYFF: Brian DePalma & Noah Baumbach Discuss Friendship, Fraternity & Filmmaking In A Career-Spanning Conversation. News. by Cory Everett Wed Oct 10 10:02:00 EDT 2012 0 Comments. |. At first glance, the idea of pairing filmmakers ...
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“If not now when” Music Documentary shot on C300 now online | Philip Bloom

“If not now when” Music Documentary shot on C300 now online | Philip Bloom | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
  At last we can put online the music documentary about lead singer/ songwriter of Turin Brakes, Olly Knights!
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Magic Lantern for the Canon 7D Nearing Release

Magic Lantern for the Canon 7D Nearing Release | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
There have been some rather exciting updates regarding the Magic Lantern firmware hack recently.
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Build a Mountain Lion Hackintosh w/ Thunderbolt That’s Faster Than a Mac Pro — for Half the Price - NoFilmSchool

Build a Mountain Lion Hackintosh w/ Thunderbolt That’s Faster Than a Mac Pro — for Half the Price - NoFilmSchool | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Apple OS X Mountain Lion came out this summer and it supports the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processors -- which means it's time to update our guide to building a...
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Form 17

Form 17 Some dads just can't get rid of a bomb. Description: A bomb technician faces his most hazardous situation yet: Take Your Daughter To Work Day.
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Adobe Launches Photoshop Elements 11: New Interface, Effects, and Tools

Adobe Launches Photoshop Elements 11: New Interface, Effects, and Tools | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Adobe has announced Photoshop Elements 11, the latest refresh to the company’s more-affordable and easier-to-use counterpart to Photoshop, which it claims is the #1 selling consumer photo editing program.
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XQD a No-Show at Photokina, SanDisk Opts to Avoid the Format

XQD a No-Show at Photokina, SanDisk Opts to Avoid the Format | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
When XQD memory cards were announced in December 2011, the CompactFlash Association touted the format as the successor to CompactFlash cards.
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Leica Cameras Are Growing as a Status Symbol Among Celebrities

Leica Cameras Are Growing as a Status Symbol Among Celebrities | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Wealthy people who want to flaunt their wealth are attracted to shiny and pricey things. It’s no surprise then, that more and more Hollywood celebrities are gravitating toward one particular brand for their photographic needs: Leica.
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Tip: Be Careful When Mounting Cameras to the Backs of Sharks

Tip: Be Careful When Mounting Cameras to the Backs of Sharks | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
National Geographic photographer and filmmakers do some pretty crazy stuff and use some pretty crazy gear in order to capture the perfect shot.
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Sleeping in the slaughterhouse: 12 lessons in microbudget filmmaking

Sleeping in the slaughterhouse: 12 lessons in microbudget filmmaking | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Sleeping in the slaughterhouse: 12 lessons in microbudget filmmaking. slaughterhouse. One of our favourite talks at London Screenwriters Festival had to be Signe Olynyk & Bob Schultz giving their first hand experience in ...
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Is Sony Announcing an F5 Digital Cinema Camera, 4K Recorder, or Both on October 30?

Is Sony Announcing an F5 Digital Cinema Camera, 4K Recorder, or Both on October 30? | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Just before NAB this year, there were plenty of rumors that Sony would be introducing a higher-end Sony F3 with the potential for 4K.
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Photog Documented Being Stranded in the Antarctic Nearly 100 Years Ago

Photog Documented Being Stranded in the Antarctic Nearly 100 Years Ago | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
If you ever need some encouragement for sticking with photography when times get tough, you should read about the adventures of Frank Hurley.
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Leica and Photo Magazines At Odds Over Interview That Started EVIL Rumor

Leica and Photo Magazines At Odds Over Interview That Started EVIL Rumor | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Is there or isn’t there a new line of compact system cameras (CSC) up Leica’s sleeve? Well, it depends on who you ask.
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6 Filmmaking Tips From Wes Craven - Film School Rejects

6 Filmmaking Tips From Wes Craven - Film School Rejects | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
6 Filmmaking Tips From Wes CravenFilm School RejectsThe calm, quiet Wes Craven is no stranger to our 31 Days of Horror project.
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Learn How to Create Practical Special Effects on a Budget with Shanks FX - NoFilmSchool

Learn How to Create Practical Special Effects on a Budget with Shanks FX - NoFilmSchool | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
With the advancement of computer generated animation, many effects are no longer done on set where safety and cost are priorities (though it seems CGI ends up...
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LADY VENGEANCE: “V/H/S”: HORROR MOVIE LITMUS TEST

LADY VENGEANCE: “V/H/S”: HORROR MOVIE LITMUS TEST | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
 
The most important thing to know about V/H/S is that it is more than the sum of its gimmicky-on-paper parts, which include found footage film, genre anthology, and snuffy homage to the recent history of lo-fi horror.
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7 Reasons Why Black Magic Rules – and DSLR is Done | Raindance Canada

7 Reasons Why Black Magic Rules – and DSLR is Done | Raindance Canada | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
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Cinematographer Named To Head Texas Film Commission - KWTX

Cinematographer Named To Head Texas Film Commission - KWTX | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Cinematographer Named To Head Texas Film CommissionKWTXAUSTIN (September 25, 2012)—Cinematographer Heather Page of Austin, whose resume includes work on the movies "The Green Mile" and "Armageddon," has been named head of the Texas Film Commission.
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Mayer to Lay Out Game Plan for Yahoo, Will Show Flickr Some Love

Mayer to Lay Out Game Plan for Yahoo, Will Show Flickr Some Love | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Good news, Flickr fans: new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is paying attention to your service, and is planning to make it a big part of her plans to turn the company around.
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Lost Memories: A Sci-Fi Short Film That Weighs in On Film Versus Digital

Lost Memories: A Sci-Fi Short Film That Weighs in On Film Versus Digital | Filmmaking & Filmmakers | Scoop.it
Lost Memories is a beautiful 3-minute-long short film by Francois Ferracci that imagines a future in which cameras can share images with the world as soon as they're shot -- oh wait, that's now -- and...
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