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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Crowdfunding…For the Most Part

The following is a guest post from filmmaker Bryan Poyser, who is currently crowdfunding the road show for his most recent film, The Bounceback. Bryan’s A.S.A. (Air Sexes As) name is “Lunchmeat.” I am currently in the midst of what must be the longest month and a half of my life. On October 4, we launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a “Road Show” for my film The Bounceback, which will wrap up this Sunday, Nov. 17th. I’ve barely been sleeping, I’ve had depressive lows and giddy highs, nearly all of my pride has been swallowed and yet ...

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Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 10 shipping – OnScreenAsia

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionBlackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 10 shipping OnScreenAsia Beijing, China – Blackmagic Design has announced the release of DaVinci Resolve 10, available now for download free of charge for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers.See on www.onscreenasia.com

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Fraudsters steal cameras and lenses worth £750k – Broadcast

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionFraudsters steal cameras and lenses worth £750k Broadcast A kit list sent by the gang to one of the hire companies details the equipment they have been targeting, including an Alexa, a selection of Arri/Zeiss Ultra Prime T1.9 lenses and a shooting…See on www.broadcastnow.co.uk

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10 Picks for the DOC NYC Film Festival

In only its fourth year, DOC NYC feels like an institution. Nestled in the calendar alongside the concluding CPH:DOX (where I’m writing this from Copenhagen) and Amsterdam’s mammoth IDFA, this edition of DOC NYC, under the usual steady hand of artistic director Thom Powers, boasts an even more impressive blend of world and New York-premieres, Gotham-centric special events and panels for both audience and industry. Here are 10 picks, some films I’m excited about seeing along with one I have seen and can highly recommend. Is the Man Who is Tall Happy? In the former category is the world-premiering collaboration ...

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Eric Yealland Brings Unique Flair for Comedy Direction to Original

LOS ANGELES— Director Eric Yealland, who won a Bronze Lion at Cannes earlier this year for a hilarious web campaign for Canada’s National Advertising Awards, has signed with Los Angeles-based Original for exclusive representation in the United States. Yealland brings lengthy experience as a comedy director in Canada and Europe including campaigns for Budweiser, IKEA, […]

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Paul Friedman Joins BMG-Hudson Sales & Marketing

— Company positions itself for next phase of growth with Friedman’s appointment — NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, November 12, 2013— BMG-Hudson Sales & Marketing, a leading independent manufacturer’s rep firm specializing in the commercial audio/system integration, professional audio, MI/DJ and live sound markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Paul Friedman […]

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Technicolor – PostWorks New York Services Three Films Screening at Camerimage

Facility continues its close association with the Polish cinematography festival, which will include screenings of “Fading Gigolo,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and “Inside Llewyn Davis.” NEW YORK—Technicolor – PostWorks, New York, provided post production services for three films screening this month at Camerimage, the world’s leading international film festival celebrating cinematographers and the craft of […]

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“Magical and Terrifying:” Jeremy Xido on Death Metal Angola

The following is a guest post from Jeremy Xido, the director of Death Metal Angola, which screens at DOC NYC on November 16. A few years ago, I was traveling through Angola researching a film about a railway when I stopped at the only cafe in Huambo, the country’s bombed-out second city, that served a decent cup of coffee. A young man with tiny dreadlocks in a blue button-down Oxford shirt waved me over. I sat with him for a while and chatted. We talked about what I was doing there and I asked him about himself. He said he ...

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The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® Announces Inaugural P&E Wing Latin GRAMMY® Week Celebration, “En La Mezcla”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (November 12, 2013) — As the official start of Latin GRAMMY® Week in Las Vegas, The Producers & Engineers Wing® of The Recording Academy®, in partnership with The Latin Recording Academy®,, will hold its first-ever Latin GRAMMY Week celebration, titled “En La Mezcla” (“In the Mix”), an invitation-only cocktail reception celebrating the […]

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Nebraska — A Hammer to Nail Review

(Nebraska world premiered in competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where Bruce Dern took home the Best Actor prize. Distributed by Paramount Vantage, it opens theatrically on Friday, November 15th. Visit the film’s official website to learn more.) After seeing Nebraska at this year’s New York Film Festival, I struggled to articulate what about it I found so moving. For days after the screening I could picture it in my mind’s eye: those hard, bright Midwestern landscapes in silver and black. With previous Alexander Payne films what I remembered was dialogue, barbed explorations of character. Literary stuff. But with Nebraska, ...

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Functional Art: Joe Angio on Revenge of The Mekons

The Mekons are the ultimate cult band. They may not have a huge audience, but their hardy host of admirers takes the British-born band and its three-and-a-half-decade history very seriously. The Mekons emerged as U.K. post-punk’s art-school pranksters in the late ’70s, and after major shifts in personnel and approach, eventually evolved into a sort of sonic polyglot encompassing folk, country, world music, and more. Throughout their rough-and-tumble career they’ve maintained a doggedly DIY modus operandi, eschewing complacency and creating more and more fodder for the intensity of their underground acclaim. At the start of 2008, another impassioned admirer, documentarian ...

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Da Ai TV Selects Digital Rapids’ StreamZ Live Encoders for Online and Mobile Streaming

November 14, 2013 — Hong Kong: Digital Rapids – the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences — announced today that Taiwanese charity and humanities programming provider Da Ai TV has selected Digital Rapids’ StreamZ Live adaptive streaming encoders to power live streaming of its news, drama […]

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Astro Viewfinder

The latest update of Astro’s DF-3511 looked good at Tokyo InterBEE. The Astro DF-3511 is a full HD LCOS EVF (1920 x 1080 Electronic Viewfinder). It fits nicely on a Canon C500, C300, or any other camera in search of…

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Astro Viewfinder

The latest update of Astro’s DF-3511 looked good at Tokyo InterBEE. The Astro DF-3511 is a full HD LCOS EVF (1920 x 1080 Electronic Viewfinder). It fits nicely on a Canon C500, C300, or any other camera in search of…

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WorldStage and AV&C Set “Stylescape” in Motion at the “3.1 Phillip Lim for Target” Fashion Week Event

During Fashion Week the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection was previewed at a private pop-up shopping event in New York City where “Stylescape,” a larger-than-life interactive cinemagraph conceived by Mother NY to showcase the limited-edition collection as worn and blogged about by tastemakers across the US and Canada. WorldStage provided AV support for “Stylescape,” […]

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Professional Cameras Market Slowly Hobbles with 2K and 4K, while Large … – EIN News (press release)

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionProfessional Cameras Market Slowly Hobbles with 2K and 4K, while Large …See on www.einnews.com

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Lovett “All the Time”

Tired of coherent narratives? Try this fragmented music video. Each of 37 credited directors, working independently, created a series of shots, one for every word in each line of the song.

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Cinevate Launches GoPro Stabilizer – Net Newsledger

Net Newsledger Cinevate Launches GoPro Stabilizer Net Newsledger New GoPro Morpheus Stabilizer by Cinevate. See on www.netnewsledger.com

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