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Public Sales Of Google Glass Ends This Week!

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Google Glass Phase 1 is over as of this week . The Google Glass team posted a statement announcing the end of  new sales to Google + on January 15th. The announcement stated that Glass is not dead, it’s just going through a “transition,” and that the Google Glass team is “continuing to build for the future.” The first, “Explorer,” …

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DJI short film “Open Your Eyes” was shot in one day using the DJI Ronin and Spreading Wings S900

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DJI Ronin 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Gimbal System The DJI Ronin has been developed for the filmmaking professional. High build quality standards ensure that it keeps up with the demands of rigorous handheld use in trying environments. Simply hold it in your hands to create smooth and stable footage. Custom built ultra-fast processors, extremely accurate sensors, and advanced algorithms, together with …

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IMAX Documentary Film (IMAX) to produce A Perfect Planet (IMAX) using ISS Video Images!

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The International Space Station (ISS) provides an unparalleled perspective of how both natural and human forces shape planet Earth. IMAX Documentary Film (IMAX) aims to produce a three dimensional movie called A Perfect Planet, which uses ISS-based video and images to illustrate these impacts for audiences of all ages. IMAX also showcases NASA’s exploration efforts, and highlights the ISS as …

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Use of Adobe Premiere Pro up 130% at this year’s Sundance Film Festival!

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In a recent blog post published on Adobe’s site, Meagan Keane, the Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Prelude, reports that 21 films debuting at this years  Sundance Film Festival were edited using Adobe Premiere Pro CC. This would mean a 130% increase if you compare it to last year’s festival! Adobe will be hosting a panel at …

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Zacuto’s Next Generation Recoil Rigs

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Zacuto has released a full line of Next Generation Recoil Rigs. Brought to us by Zacuto product designers, Steve Weiss and Jens Boghegn. Steve and Jens have succeeded in creating a universal shoulder-mounted rig with the focus on balance. This rig works like a dream for very small camera setups to cameras the size of the Arri Alexa. The baseplate …

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The Story of Film: An Odyssey

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In case you missed it! The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a wonderfully produced documentary film by Mark Cousins which paints a much more detailed picture of the history and evolution of film production from its advent in 1895 to today’s cinema. If you are a ardent fan of the genre, a student of filmmaking or a seasoned professional, …

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Oscar’s 2015 Nominees Announced!

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The nominees for the 2015 Oscar Ceremony were announced today. The Oscars will be aired on Sunday February 22nd  on ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. The nominee’s are: BEST PICTURE American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash BEST ACTOR Steve …

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SXSW 2015!

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 SXSW Music/Film/Interactive Conference is just around the corner! This years SXSW Conference is coming up in March. Dates are set for the 13th trough the 22nd. If you have not yet made arrangements to attend you might want to do so now… room is limited at this hugely popular, fun and informative event. So far on the schedule this year …

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Blackmagic Design’s Visual Effects Software Fusion 7

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Fusion 7 Blackmagic Designs Fusion 7: Windows based motion graphics software has been used in such films as: Thor, Edge of Tomorrow, Spider-Man 2, Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Noah, Hercules, Gravity, Skyfall, Avatar, Hugo, the Hunger Games to name a few. It is a great all-in-one solution for compsiting, Animation and 3D …

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James Bond is back this year in Spectre!

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Since 1963 James bond has been battling the forces of evil on the big screen on behalf of the United Kingdom and bringing the masses the hugely popular characters created by Ian Flemming from his well received book series. This year the long running film series will continue with the film Spectre due to be released in the USA on …