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Perhaps best known for their film festivals featuring shorts and animation which is now entering its 15th season, Hollywood Shorts launched the Emerging Filmmakers Program (EFP) in 2001 with the intention of extending support and...

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One of the highlights of the Vegas IndieMeet for me was the chance to interview filmmaker Chet Simmons for Filmmakers Notebook.  At last year’s event Chet gave an impressive demo sharing info about his Canon...

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With the cost of cameras continuing to come down and more filmmakers going the DSLR route, it was no surprise that the Small Profile, Big Results? The Advantages & Challenges of DSLR Cinematograhy Panel was one of the...

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The Digital Video Expo Opens in Pasadena

September 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

The 2010 Digital Video Expo takes place from September 28th through the 30th at the Pasadena Auditorium in Pasadena, CA.  Aside from the latest technology available in the exhibit hall, special offerings include:  Two days of 3D...

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The list of Honorees for the 2010 Emerging Cinematographers Awards continues on this week’s Film Short… Patrick Meade Jones – “Android Love”:  Starting out by shooting home videos with an Hi8 camera in the suburbs...

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The 2010 Emerging Cinematographer Awards will be presented on September 26th at 5:00pm at the Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles.  The Awards presentation and screening program will be immediately followed...

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Cinematographer Thomas Ackerman, who is well known for his work on such movies as “Beetlejuice”, “Jumanji” and “George of the Jungle”, has watched with more than a passing interest the art of photography evolve throughout the years.  He believes that...

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Summer Fun for Filmmakers

May 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Since the summer season is upon us, here’s three ways in which filmmakers can try turning up the heat.  First of all, next Saturday, May 29th from 9:30am to 5:30pm SCREEN International and Soho House...

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Cameras, Software and Other Shiny New Toys

May 9, 2010 | 16 Comments

Before saying good-bye to NAB 2010, here’s an overview of some new products that were the true stars of the show.  From SONY’s Sunday press conference to the 9th Annual SuperMeet held on Tuesday night at the...

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The second part of The Twenty-First Century Camera Crew and How it Works, which was produced in Association with the International Cinematographers Guild, and proved to be one of the most interesting panels I attended. ...

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