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Author: Sponsored Content | January 1, 2023 | nofilmschool.com

The Rotolight Titan X2 Group Buy Enters Tier 2, Join For Bigger Savings

Let's dive into the filmmaker friendly color modes of the Rotolight Titan X2.  DISCLOSURE: This Group Buy is sponsored by Adorama. The Group Buy has entered tier 2, and is closing in on tier three which would maximize everyone's savings! Th...

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The Rotolight Titan X2 Group Buy Enters Tier 2, Join For Bigger Savings
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Author: Jakub Han | 11th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

H.266 Versatile Video Codec (VVC) Announced – 50% More Efficient Than H.265

Are you and your computer still only getting used to the highly efficient and demanding H.265 codec? Well, the new generation video codec H.266 is slowly knocking on the door. The new standard H.266 Versatile Video Coding (VVC) offers improved compre...

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H.266 Versatile Video Codec (VVC) Announced – 50% More Efficient Than H.265
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Author: Jakub Han | 10th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

Blackmagic Design Announced New ATEM 2M/E and 4M/E Advanced Panels

Blackmagic Design announced two new control panels for its switchers. The new ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel features 2 M/E rows with 20 input buttons and 2 independent system control LCDs for each row. The ATEM 4 M/E Advanced Panel features 4 M/E rows wi...

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Blackmagic Design Announced New ATEM 2M/E and 4M/E Advanced Panels
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Author: Jeff Loch | 10th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

DZOFILM 20-55mm and 50-125mm T2.8 Super 35mm Zoom Lenses Introduced

Chinese lens manufacturer DZOFILM has just introduced not one, but two new compact zoom lens to the new “Pictor Zoom” lineup of glasses: the DZOFILM 20-55mm T/2.8 and 50-125mm T/2.8. These zoom lenses are available in either PL or Canon E...

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DZOFILM 20-55mm and 50-125mm T2.8 Super 35mm Zoom Lenses Introduced
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Author: Graham Sheldon | 10th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

Vaxis Atom 500 Video Transmission Kit Sale (35% Off) and Firmware Update

A new (released early 2020) entry level wireless TX and RX video transmission kit from Vaxis called the Atom 500 is currently on sale until July 18th. There’s also a new firmware update for the Atom 500 and additional sales running on the Vaxis-Storm...

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Vaxis Atom 500 Video Transmission Kit Sale (35% Off) and Firmware Update
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Author: Jason Hellerman | July 10, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

'Jurassic World' Goes to Work One Day Before Corona Shuts Them Down

Production began only for a few hours before a coronavirus scare caused them to close down.  The Daily Mail is reporting that on the first day back to work, a few crew members on Jurassic World tested positive for coronavirus. They say the stars...

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'Jurassic World' Goes to Work One Day Before Corona Shuts Them Down
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Author: Daron James | July 10, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Sony's G Master Series Gets a Pricey New Ultra Wide Zoom

Meet the new ultra wide 12-24mm full-frame zoom from Sony. Sony has announced the FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM, a full-frame ultra wide zoom lens for E-mount cameras. The standout feature of the lens is its F2.8 constant aperture but it comes at a price: $...

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Sony's G Master Series Gets a Pricey New Ultra Wide Zoom
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Author: Jakub Han | 9th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

Canon EOS R5 with 8K RAW Video and Canon R6 with 4K 10-bit Announced

Canon today announced the EOS R5 and the EOS R6, two full-frame mirrorless cameras with RF Mount. The Canon EOS R5 delivers 45-megapixel stills and is the first full-frame mirrorless ever to internally record 8K RAW video up to 29.97fps and 4K at up...

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Canon EOS R5 with 8K RAW Video and Canon R6 with 4K 10-bit Announced
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Author: Jeff Loch | 9th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

Canon Four New RF Lenses and Focal Length Extenders Announced

Next to the launch of the Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6, Canon also introduced four new RF lenses and two RF extenders. Three of the new lenses are telephoto ones, including the RF 100-500mm F/4.5-7.1L IS USM, the RF 600mm F/11 IS STM, and the RF 800mm F/1...

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Canon Four New RF Lenses and Focal Length Extenders Announced
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Author: Daron James | July 9, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Fujifilm Cameras Can Now Be Used as Webcams on Macs

Fujifilm's X Webcam software is now compatible with macOS.  Mac users can now rejoice. Fujifilm previously announced it would make its X Webcam software that turns compatible cameras into a webcam available for macOS, and now, the company has del...

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Fujifilm Cameras Can Now Be Used as Webcams on Macs
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Author: Jason Hellerman | July 9, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

5 Lessons From the Guillermo Del Toro Interview with the Coen Brothers

There's nothing better than watching 3 master filmmakers chat for 40 minutes.  I daydream a lot about my friends and I becoming the kings and queens of Hollywood someday. A day when we aren't struggling and we're making art. But until those days...

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5 Lessons From the Guillermo Del Toro Interview with the Coen Brothers
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Author: Daron James | July 9, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Canon’s Four New RF Lenses Arm You With Focal Length Variety

Canon has expanded its mirrorless lens line with four new focal lengths and two new teleconvertors.  Canon announced a slew of new gear today including the EOS R5 and EOS R6 full-frame mirrorless cameras. Along with the bodies, Canon has released...

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Canon’s Four New RF Lenses Arm You With Focal Length Variety
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Author: Jakub Han | 8th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

Talk with Cinematographer Claudio Miranda, ASC, by Sony and FUJINON

Tomorrow at 11:00 PM CEST, AbelCine is hosting an online talk with the cinematographer Claudio Miranda, ASC. Sponsored by Sony and FUJINON, the event is open and free for anyone to register and join. Claudio is a Chilean cinematographer best known as...

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Talk with Cinematographer Claudio Miranda, ASC, by Sony and FUJINON
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Author: Jeff Loch | 8th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

MOZA Mini MX Affordable Smartphone Gimbal Released

MOZA just introduced its latest smartphone gimbal: the MOZA Mini MX. With a maximum payload capacity of 280g/9.9oz, this gimbal fits in the palm of your hand with a size of only 75 x 50 x 170mm when folded. Also, with an aggressive price-tag of only...

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MOZA Mini MX Affordable Smartphone Gimbal Released
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Author: Henri Rapp | July 8, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Everything You Need to Know About Recording Production Sound for Film

Sound advice (get it?) Recording quality audio for a narrative production, whether a short film or feature-length movie, has a lot of challenges. No matter what budget or production scale you're working on, many principles carry over and can be a...

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Everything You Need to Know About Recording Production Sound for Film
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Author: Graham Sheldon | 8th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

Light and Motion CLx10 Review – High Output Fixture, Internal Battery Powered

Light & Motion, based out of Northern California, is known primarily for their history in dive lighting that stretches back as far as 1989. In recent years though they’ve made the leap into the photography and cinema space and their lightin...

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Light and Motion CLx10 Review – High Output Fixture, Internal Battery Powered
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Author: Jason Hellerman | July 8, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

'Gone Baby Gone' is a Forgotten Crime Masterpiece

Ben Affleck burst onto the screen as an actor in the 90s but he also just so happened to direct a masterpiece right out of the gate.  I'm old enough to remember all the phases of Ben Affleck's career. He shot to stardom via the indie scene in the...

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'Gone Baby Gone' is a Forgotten Crime Masterpiece
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Author: Richard Lackey | 7th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

OWC Envoy Express – A Bus Powered Thunderbolt NVMe SSD Enclosure

The OWC Envoy Express is an ultra-compact, bus-powered, Thunderbolt NVMe SSD enclosure for high-speed storage on the go. OWC Envoy Express Thunderbolt Certified NVMe SSD Enclosure. Image credit: OWC The OWC Envoy Express Weighing less than 100g, the...

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OWC Envoy Express – A Bus Powered Thunderbolt NVMe SSD Enclosure
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Author: Jeff Loch | 7th July 2020 | cinema5d.com

SANDMARC Prolight RGB and Bi-Color LED Lights for Smartphone Filmmakers

SANDMARC recently released two lighting solutions for smartphone filmmakers in the new SANDMARC Prolight collection. Primarily made for iPhone shooters, the SANDMARC Prolight lineup consists of the Prolight RGB and the Prolight Bi-Color. These two ba...

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SANDMARC Prolight RGB and Bi-Color LED Lights for Smartphone Filmmakers
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Author: George Edelman | July 7, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

This is How One Man Created a Thriving Indie Production Company with Hope

BK Fulton is making indie movies his way, with success, and with a purpose... WHAT?! It seems improbable or impossible to the more seasoned (or jaded) among us. A man, outside of the system and outside of the major cities like New York and LA, bu...

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This is How One Man Created a Thriving Indie Production Company with Hope