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Author: V Renée | January 17, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Tokina Introduces New 85mm F/1.8 FE Prime for Sony Mirrorless Cameras

Tokina kicks off its new mirrorless lens line with an 85mm f/1.8 for Sony E-mount. Meet the debut lens for Tokina's mirrorless atx-m series, the atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. This prime lens has some pretty impressiv...

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Tokina Introduces New 85mm F/1.8 FE Prime for Sony Mirrorless Cameras
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Author: Olaf von Voss | 17th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

Manfrotto Launches ‘Pro Rugged’ Line of SD, microSD and CF Cards

There’s news from Manfrotto: A fresh line of tripods memory cards. Wait…what? Manfrotto ventures forth to new shores with the introduction of their Pro Rugged line of SD, microSD and CF memory cards. These seem to be a direct competitor to the...

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Manfrotto Launches ‘Pro Rugged’ Line of SD, microSD and CF Cards
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Author: Andrew Collings | 17th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

1D X Mark III White Paper Released – 4K Proxies, Monster Bit Rates & More

We covered the Canon 1D X Mark III when it was first announced, but Canon USA has now released two incredibly detailed white papers outlining the still and video capabilities of the 1D X Mark III. And the details within? Equally incredible. Let’s see...

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1D X Mark III White Paper Released –  4K Proxies, Monster Bit Rates & More
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Author: Jason Hellerman | January 17, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

I Just Bombed My Pitch. How Did it Happen?

Bombing a pitch happens to everyone, but sometimes you have no idea why it did. Let's go over a few scenarios.  Pitching a movie or TV show is an art form. You go in, weave an entertaining tale in around fifteen minutes, and then field a series o...

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I Just Bombed My Pitch. How Did it Happen?
Pro Video Coalition Pro Video Coalition

Author: PVC News Staff | January 17, 2020 | www.provideocoalition.com

What do businesses and creative professionals working in production and post need to know about AB 5?

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Pro Video Coalition Pro Video Coalition

Author: PVC News Staff | January 17, 2020 | www.provideocoalition.com

AB 5 is cutting creative fields off at the knees

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Author: Jeff Loch | 16th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

Laowa 12mm T/2.9 Zero-D Cine Lens Now Shipping

Laowa is finally shipping its new ultra-wide cine lens with almost no distortion: the Laowa 12mm T/2.9 Zero-D. This lens can cover Full-Frame/Vista Vision sensors and is available in PL, Canon EF, and Sony E-mount. Let’s take a closer look at it! Mo...

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Laowa 12mm T/2.9 Zero-D Cine Lens Now Shipping
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Author: Jeff Loch | 16th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

Hasselblad XCD 4/45P – Compact Autofocus Lens for Medium Format Cameras

Hasselblad just introduced a new X-mount lens: the Hasselblad XCD 4/45P. This lightweight and compact glass is the “world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens in the market today,” according to Hasselblad. Let’s take a cl...

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Hasselblad XCD 4/45P – Compact Autofocus Lens for Medium Format Cameras
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Author: Jakub Han | 16th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

Nyrius ARIES Pro+ Released – Affordable Zero-Latency 1080p HDMI Wireless Video

Nyrius launches the ARIES Pro+ affordable wireless HD video transmitter and receiver. It can send video signal in up to 1080p resolution from any HDMI source to a TV, projector or conference room display from up to 165ft away. The latency should be l...

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Nyrius ARIES Pro+ Released – Affordable Zero-Latency 1080p HDMI Wireless Video
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Author: Jason Hellerman | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

The Safdies and Sandler Team up Again

The Safdies reunite with Adam Sandler for a weird short film. Enjoy!  Uncut Gems is one of my favorite movies of the year. It unlocked an incredible Sandler performance and certified the Safdie brothers as cinematic talent that delivered must-see...

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The Safdies and Sandler Team up Again
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Author: V Renée | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

How to Get Your Smartphone Ready to Make Films

Want to turn your smartphone into a powerful filmmaking machine? Here are some tips to get you started. Gone are the days when you'd need a camera package worth tens of thousands of dollars to make a film. These days, all you really need is the h...

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How to Get Your Smartphone Ready to Make Films
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Author: Jason Hellerman | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Let's Talk About the Ending of 'Taxi Driver'

Taxi Driver's ending has been talked about since the movie came out. We're here to show you how it's viewed today. Let's go.  It seems like so long ago, but at one time, Martin Scorsese was a director struggling to make it in the mainstream. He w...

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Let's Talk About the Ending of 'Taxi Driver'
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Author: Jason Hellerman | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

What Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' Outline Can Teach You About Storytelling

Knives Out is a great script that started from a simple outline. Check it out.  At one point or another, every great film starts as the germ of an idea. That germ spreads, and suddenly you have the writing disease. Sorry, this metaphor went sidew...

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What Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' Outline Can Teach You About Storytelling
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Author: V Renée | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (1.16.20)

(was $560)

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The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (1.16.20)
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Author: V Renée | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

5 Bad Habits You Should Break If You Want to Get Better at Filmmaking

Successful filmmaking is all about forming good habits, so here are some bad ones you should avoid. New to filmmaking? Good for you! This is going to be such an exciting ride full of thrills, chills, and a whole heap of mistakes. Yeah, mistake...

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5 Bad Habits You Should Break If You Want to Get Better at Filmmaking
Pro Video Coalition Pro Video Coalition

Author: Jose Antunes | January 16, 2020 | www.provideocoalition.com

Oculus update bricked the Oculus Rift S: here is how to fix your VR headset

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Author: Jason Hellerman | January 16, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

The Safdies and Sandler Team up Again for a Weird Short Film

Following Uncut Gems, the Safdies reunite with Adam Sandler for something interesting...and frankly, kind of weird. Enjoy!  Uncut Gems is one of my favorite movies of the year. It unlocked an incredible Adam Sandler performance and certified the...

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The Safdies and Sandler Team up Again for a Weird Short Film
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Author: Jeff Loch | 15th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

Sound Devices MixPre v6.00 Firmware Introduces 32-Bit Float Streaming

Sound Devices keeps adding features to its products by launching new firmware, and they just released a new MixPre v6.00 firmware that allows you to record in 32-bit float mode via USB. This update makes them the only USB audio interfaces capable of...

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Sound Devices MixPre v6.00 Firmware Introduces 32-Bit Float Streaming
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Author: Olaf von Voss | 15th January 2020 | cinema5d.com

Sony VENICE Firmware V5.0 is Out Now – New HFR Modes

The Sony VENICE does not follow the common throw-away-get-a-new-one scheme of many consumer products. It’s a proper pro-camera, aimed at pro users and rental houses with deep pro-pockets. Sony just released the already teased firmware V5.0 for their...

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Sony VENICE Firmware V5.0 is Out Now – New HFR Modes