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Veteran Cinematographer John Toll on Writing a New Cinematic Rule Book to Film 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk'

John Toll was not really a fan of even 3D capture when he got the call from Ang Lee to work with him on his upcoming 4K 3D 120 frames per second spectacle Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. ......

Short Film Celebrates Pride with Humor, Pathos, and a Sure Hand with Steadicam

Writer/director Elizabeth Rohrbaugh’s short film “Dylan” was released online this month to celebrate LGBT Pride Month. Based on an interview Rohrbaugh conducted almost ten years ago with her transgender friend Dylan Winn Garner, the film recreates the beats of Garner’s story with actor Becca Blackwell while taking the viewer through an empty Coney Island at dawn with the aid of a Steadicam. ......

Animated Short Film Uses 160 Film Clips to Warn Against the Prevalence of Technology

An ordinary tablet haunts the mind of a young kid in the clever, partially animated short film “All Your Favorite Shows!” from production company ornana. Combining hand-drawn animation with clips from over 160 movies, the short—which took four months to make and premiered at SXSW—cheekily takes advantage of the assault of imagery that it’s also gently chiding. ......

NVIDIA Enables the 6K Post Workflow of ‘Gone Girl’

David Fincher’s Gone Girl is the first feature film to be shot entirely in 6K (with the RED Epic Dragon) and the first studio feature film to be entirely edited on Adobe Premiere Pro CC. It was also the first to use NVIDIA’s new Quadro K5200 GPU—which has double the memory and 30% faster performance than its predecessor—in its workflow. ......

'Outlander' Showrunner on Finding the Real Characters in Fantastical Premises

Outlander showrunner Ron Moore knows a thing or two about how to draw audiences into fantastical and sci-fi worlds, having previously worked on shows like Star Trek: The Next Generation, Roswell, Carnivale, and Helix ......


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