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Author: Jakub Han | 22nd October 2019 | cinema5d.com

Sound Devices Scorpio and 833 V3.00 Update Released – MixAssist and CL-12

Sound Devices released a new free firmware update V3.00 for their Scorpio and 833 recorders. It adds Sound Devices’ MixAssist algorithm, integration with the popular CL-12 linear fader controller, AAC recording for immediate handoff to transcription...

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Sound Devices Scorpio and 833 V3.00 Update Released – MixAssist and CL-12
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Author: Scott Simmons | October 22, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

My first time at NAB Show New York

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Author: Charles Haine | October 22, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

Irix Reveals Their New T1.5 Fast Prime Cine Lens

Irix has been pursuing a flanking strategy, and now aims at the middle with a new 45mm lens. Lens maker Irix has been pursuing an interesting strategy when moving into the cine lens market. Rather than starting with a full line-up, they started w...

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Irix Reveals Their New T1.5 Fast Prime Cine Lens
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Author: Jeff Loch | 22nd October 2019 | cinema5d.com

SWIT FLOW500 HDMI and SDI Affordable Wireless System Announced

SWIT is a Chinese company well-known for making excellent battery and monitoring solution for filmmakers. The company just announced a new affordable SDI and HDMI wireless video system: the SWIT FLOW500. With a range of 500ft/150m, this product is a...

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SWIT FLOW500 HDMI and SDI Affordable Wireless System Announced
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Author: Jo Light | October 22, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

Why 'The Fly' Is Still a Body Horror Masterpiece

Cronenberg's masterpiece of sci-fi and gross-out body horror can also teach us valuable lessons about storytelling. The set-up for David Cronenberg's remake of The Fly is straightforward enough. The handsome, eccentric scientist Seth (Jeff Goldbl...

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Why 'The Fly' Is Still a Body Horror Masterpiece
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Author: Phil Pirrello | October 22, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

'Quiet Place' Writers Reveal What It Takes to Be a Hollywood Screenwriter

Scott Beck and Bryan Woods reveal the many steps they took to get their Hollywood career to where it is now. Hopefully, it can help you get to a similar place.  A Quiet Place was the big sleeper horror movie hit of 2018. Screenwriters Scott Beck...

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'Quiet Place' Writers Reveal What It Takes to Be a Hollywood Screenwriter
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Author: Jason Hellerman | October 22, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

What's a Writers' Room and How Do They Work?

Writers' rooms are sacred spots where your favorite televisions shows are written and refined. But what actually goes on between the walls?  Writers' rooms are the places where ideas are broken, stories are conquered, and friendships are forged....

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What's a Writers' Room and How Do They Work?
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Author: Steve Hullfish | October 22, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

ART OF THE CUT on editing “Zombieland: Doubletap”

Dirk Westervelt, ACE is an ACE Eddie nominee for his work on Deadpool 2. His filmography also includes Logan – which was a previous Art of the Cut interview – Run All Night, and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Chris Patterson has b...

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ART OF THE CUT on editing “Zombieland: Doubletap”
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Author: Kevin P. McAuliffe | October 22, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Working with Lens Flare 3D

In this lesson Kevin P McAuliffe talks about working with Continuum 2019’s Lens Flare 3D inside of Avid Media Composer.  When editors think of Lens Flares, they think of JJ Abrams type lens flares that are more stylistic than anything.  Lens...

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Working with Lens Flare 3D
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Author: Jose Antunes | October 22, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

Written by Noah Kadner, The Virtual Production Field Guide is your FREE digital pocket guide, if you’re interested in or already producing projects using virtual production (VP) techniques. Get it now! The Virtual Production Field Guide v1.2, wri...

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The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques
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Author: Phil Pirrello | October 22, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

Why Michael Mann's Return to TV With 'Tokyo Vice' Is a Big Deal

The director of Heat and Miami Vice is making his return to television, and, hopefully, other A-listers will soon follow his lead. Michael Mann became one of the big screen's most talented and demanding auteurs with the launch pad that was NBC's ...

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Why Michael Mann's Return to TV With 'Tokyo Vice' Is a Big Deal
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Author: Jason Boone | October 22, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

Import Social Media Posts and Edit Them However You Want

This is huge if you need to put social media content on a screen. Social Importer allows you to import posts from Instagram and Twitter into After Effects, then split all of the elements into keyframable properties.  This can be especially use...

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Import Social Media Posts and Edit Them However You Want
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Author: Olaf von Voss | 21st October 2019 | cinema5d.com

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 16.1 Final Version is now Available to Download

Blackmagic Design just released the final version of DaVinci Resolve 16.1. You now have access to enhanced tools on the cut page like a smart indicator, the new Boring Detector, Sync-Bins and other improvements – without having to worry using a beta...

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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 16.1 Final Version is now Available to Download
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Author: Jakub Han | 21st October 2019 | cinema5d.com

Shimoda Action X Camera Bags – New Bag Line on Kickstarter

Shimoda Action X Camera Bags is a new Kickstarter campaign from an established camera bag maker called Shimoda. They are offering a new line consisted of three backpacks with sizes from 30l, through 50l, up to 70l with newly designed Core units. The...

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Shimoda Action X Camera Bags – New Bag Line on Kickstarter
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Author: Allan Tépper | October 21, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

Review: Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule

Here is my review of the ≈US$170 Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule. The DE50x includes 4 windscreens, a collar clip, and a very practical carrying case. Even though the DE50x is designed and marketed for wireless transmitt...

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Review: Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule
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Author: Chris and Trish Meyer | October 21, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

After Effects Classic Course: Light Transmission

3D Lighting is probably one of the more underused creative tools in Adobe After Effects. It’s not just for lighting complex 3D worlds; it can also be used to add “sexiness” to flat 2D sources such as videos. One of the more advanced 3D lighting tr...

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After Effects Classic Course: Light Transmission
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Author: Gary Adcock | October 21, 2019 | www.provideocoalition.com

DSC Charts keep my tests accurate and repeatable

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Author: Phil Pirrello | October 21, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

Robert Richardson and Producer David Heyman Reveal Why They Work With Tarantino

Tarantino's Oscar-winning DP and the producer of the Harry Potter films explain their reaction to reading the Once Upon a Time In Hollywood script and why they signed on for Tarantino's latest. Once Upon a Time In Hollywood came out in July -- to...

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Robert Richardson and Producer David Heyman Reveal Why They Work With Tarantino
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Author: Jason Hellerman | October 21, 2019 | nofilmschool.com

New Book Details Darius Khondji's Cinematography Masterpieces

Darius Khondji (Seven) is a singular voice in cinematography. Now, an exclusive book details his process and work. Check it out!  There's a new book out called Conversations with Darius Khondji. It details his life, work, and what inspires each o...

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New Book Details Darius Khondji's Cinematography Masterpieces