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Image courtesy of DP Jendra Jarnagin www.floatingcamera.com Photo by Anneke Schoneveld
»POSTED on August 9, 2016
A study released today by the movie industry website Slated dramatically illustrates the cinema industry’s continued across-the-board bias against women. The company’s analysis of 1,591 feature films released theatrically on at least one screen in the U.S. between 2010 and 2015 exposes a systemic lack of trust on the part of the film industry when... //READ MORE

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Roundabout Entertainment recently collaborated with Paramount Pictures and Park Circus on a luminous, 4K-restoration of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 classic Romeo and Juliet. Roundabout Restores Zeffirelli’s Romeo & Juliet
»POSTED on August 23, 2016
Roundabout Entertainment recently collaborated with Paramount Pictures and Park Circus on a luminous, 4K-restoration of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 classic Romeo and Juliet. The restored film is currently enjoying a new theatrical run as part of Shakespeare Lives, a worldwide program of special events commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. The project was made possible through funding from the British Council and the British Film Institute.
Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk will premiere at the New York Film Festival. Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn Premieres at NYFF
»POSTED on August 22, 2016
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Ang Lee's highly anticipated Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as a special world premiere presentation of the 54th New York Film Festival, October 14, at AMC Lincoln Square.
 The Arc/k Project is currently working with a Canadian heritage organization to create a 3D model of a 19th century steam locomotive. Arc/k Project Preserving the Past
»POSTED on August 19, 2016
The Arc/k Project, a new nonprofit focused on digital preservation, has developed a unique plan for creating three-dimensional records of the world’s most endangered cultural assets while providing Hollywood filmmakers with a new and better way to incorporate exotic locations and artifacts into their productions. Employing the latest photogrammetric imaging technology, the Arc/k Project is constructing precise 3D models of landmarks and historically valuable objects, many of which are under imminent threat from terrorist activity, global warming, environmental degradation and other factors.
Chris MacDonald, FuseMedia, has embraced shooting in 4K. FuseMedia Embraces 4K Production
»POSTED on August 18, 2016
When FuseMedia of Aspen, Colorado was founded a decade ago, it was among the first companies dedicated to the production of online video. According to production director Chris Macdonald, FuseMedia has been committed to creating "engaging, brand-specific, and emotionally packed" high definition video as a marketing tool for business across the Rocky Mountain West. Now the company has moved into 4K production.
Carl Zeiss was born September 11, 1816 in the town of Weimar, Germany Zeiss Celebrates Founding Father's 200th Birthday
»POSTED on August 18, 2016
Carl Zeiss was born September 11, 1816 in the town of Weimar, Germany. The mechanic opened a small workshop for precision mechanics and optics in Jena in 1846, laying the foundation for today’s global technology player Zeiss. "Without these achievements and the intellectual legacy of its founding father, Zeiss would not be as successful as it is today," said Dr. Michael Kaschke, president and CEO of Carl Zeiss AG. This year the company will celebrate the 200th birthday of its founder with many different activities and events.
Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro recently finished his first digital shoot, Woody Allen's Cafe Society. Storaro Discusses His First Digital Shoot
»POSTED on August 17, 2016
“When Woody Allen asked me to do Café Society, he had never done a digital capture before, but I knew that I had to jump completely into this new chance we had,” said Vittorio Storaro. “I wanted to see images on set that would be very close to the final result and afterwards on dailies even closer, almost 90 percent of that way to what we would see at the end.”

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