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Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/26/14 12:03:12 PM

VFX House Framestore: 4K Content Needs to Be Made to New Specifications

VFX house Framestore was one of the first to work with 4K (for a Sony commercial) and they explain some of the medium's challenges and its future on Creative Bloq.

03/26/14 12:03:12 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/26/14 11:03:05 AM

'Nymphomaniac': How Cinematographer Manuel Alberto Claro Brought Lars von Trier's Vision to Life

From the time word got out that notorious Danish director Lars von Trier was making a “porn” film with well known actors, speculation was rife about how graphic the mysterious Nymphomaniac project would be.

03/26/14 11:03:05 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/25/14 12:03:40 PM

More Details Emerge on Kinefinity KineMAX and KineMINI

EOSHD's Andrew Reid interviews Kinefinity's Jihua Zheng to get more details on the company's 6K KineMAX and 4K KineMINI. He writes, "Footage from the 6K KineMAX (sporting a 18MP CMOS sensor) is due to be released in a few days, says Jihua. The KineMAX is one of only two 6K cameras in the world right now, the other being the Red...

03/25/14 12:03:40 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/25/14 12:03:00 PM

'Godzilla' Trailer Uses Sound Design to Maximum Effect

Watch the moody, evocative trailer for Gareth Edwards' Godzilla which only teases at the appearance of the famed movie monster, and relies on clever sound design to create anticipation for the summer blockbuster. Watch below.

03/25/14 12:03:00 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/24/14 03:03:14 PM

Bringing the Beautiful 'Grand Budapest Hotel' to Life

Wes Anderson doesn’t create films; he creates worlds. For The Grand Budapest Hotel, released by Fox Searchlight Pictures on March 7, that world became the fictional town of Zubrowka, located in the mountains of Eastern Europe. To bring Zubrowka to life, Anderson developed a complete history mirroring that of 20th century Eastern...

03/26/14 01:03:10 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/24/14 11:03:17 AM

Focus Issues of 'American Hustle' Ascribed to Use of Vintage Lenses

American Hustle has been getting some flack for having focus issues throughout the movie and now, first AC Gregory Irwin has given an explanation as to why. He writes on a discussion thread on Cinematography.com, "You’re right!  Much of the movie had focus issues. The cinematographer insisted upon using old Canon K35 lenses for...

03/24/14 11:03:17 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/20/14 12:03:52 PM

Hands On, Handheld: Camera Moves With Freefly Systems' MoVI M10

For more than three decades Steadicam has represented the vanguard of mobile, off-tripod camera support technology. There’s been little challenge from new technology in the intervening years. Until recently. From a company called Freefly Systems, MoVI is a digital three-axis gyro-stabilized handheld camera gimbal. Its key benefit...

03/20/14 12:03:52 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/20/14 12:03:53 PM

High Performance, Even Higher Resolution: Blackmagic's Production Camera Points the Way to 4K

Blackmagic Design announced the 4K (UHD) Blackmagic Production Camera at an unheard-of price of $3,995, including a full version of Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve software (worth $1,000). The camera shipped in January 2014 but at the reduced price of $2,995, still including DaVinci Resolve.

03/20/14 12:03:53 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/20/14 11:03:53 AM

Behind the Cinematic Look of 'True Detective'

Vulture talks to True Detective cinematographer Adam Arkapaw about how he achieved 9 of the series' most beautiful shots. Arkapaw shot almost the entire series on Kodak film (save for the now infamous six-minute long take, which needed to be shot digitally because of the run time) Says Arkapaw of the pilot episode, "We wanted to draw the...

03/20/14 11:03:53 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/20/14 11:03:46 AM

Watch 136 Years of Movie Magic in 3 Minutes

Scott Ewing's "The Evolution of Film in 3 Minutes" features iconic movie clips starting from 1878 all the way through to 2014. He writes on his Vimeo page, "The following montage chronicles the evolution of film from its conception in 1878 by Edward J. Muybridge to the Lumiere brothers in 1895. Georges Melies A Trip To The Moon...

03/20/14 11:03:46 AM