One of the most popular events at the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals comes to Los Angeles when Videography and DV Magazine hosting the HD House at DV Expo, November 15-17, 2006.
The HD House will focus exclusively on HD production and post, from acquisition all the way through delivery. This three-day event
Some traditionalists think that tripods are your only choice when you need a steady shot, but with the advent of smaller camcorders, a number of new and improved alternatives for camera support have hit the market. I recently tried two tripod alternatives. The larger of the two is PAG's Orbitor, which sells for $695
Anyone who's been using computers for years is familiar with Iomega Zip and Jaz drives, which were the backup and transfer staple of editors and designers for some time. The cartridges were actually small hard drive platters that fit into the slot of a mechanical drive. The cartridge held the media and the drive held
For writer/directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, former commercial helmers making their feature debut, the idea for Crank stemmed from their desire to make a nonstop action movie, "a movie that was just like a video game," says Neveldine.
Crank takes place over the course of one frenzied day in Los Angeles,
In "America's Underwater Treasures," Jean-Michel Cousteau's two-part finale to his PBS series, Ocean Adventures, the son of famed oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau uses state-of-the-art underwater HD video technology to bring viewers to the rarely visited underwater parks that constitute the National Marine
Nothing is quite as it seems in the Deer household. When Dot (Camilla Bell), a teenage orphan who can neither hear nor speak, comes to live with her godparents, Paul and Olivia Deer (Martin Donovan, Edie Falco), she comes to believe Paul is molesting his teenage daughter, Nina (Elisha Cuthbert). The Quiet is directed
How do you create a TV series about saving the planet that won't preach to the choir, one that will reach out to those young people whose idea of environmental consciousness is to aspire to own the smaller rather than the larger Hummer?
For starters, you get Brad Pitt to narrate it. And then you shoot it in a hip, d
A satellite crashes to earth containing an incredibly deadly pathogen and a team of top scientists must find a way to neutralize its effects before it can wipe out the human race. This was the premise of bestselling author Michael Crichton's first novel and Robert Wise's 1971 film adaptation, and now the story returns
At first glance, the young protagonist of 21, Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess), seems to have it all. He attends M.I.T. and has achieved a 4.0 grade point average but then he discovers his dream of attending Yale has become seemingly unattainable, owing to a tuition gap of $300,000. The boy's gift for mathematics makes him
Las Vegas ** 3D cinematography has always held the potential for delivering to audiences a more realistic, immersive, story-telling experience, yet it's a promise that has been largely unfulfilled due to the visually-restrained stylistic choices dictated by the physical reality of dual-camera 3D rigs, whose immense