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Blackmagic Does Manhattan

The New Yorker proved a more convenient schlep than Las Vegas Convention Center for local fans of Blackmagic Design.The New Yorker proved a more convenient schlep than Las Vegas Convention Center for local fans of Blackmagic Design.

On August 13 the disruptive Australian company Blackmagic Design took over the Grand Ballroom at the historic New Yorker Hotel at 8th & 34th to showcase their growing stable of switchers, signal converters, encoders, routers, and test equipment along with…  Read more

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BuzzFeed: The Next Netflix?

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The New York Times broke the news this Sunday that BuzzFeed received $50 million in funding for their Los Angeles-based Motion Pictures arm. Recognizing the massive revenue generated by the company’s video content, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti hired Ze Frank, “web…  Read more

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Reviewing the ProAm Taurus Jr. Crane

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With all the attention on brushless gimbals it’s easy to overlook cranes — pieces of equipment that can add cinematic motion to any shot. Cranes can also be large, difficult to move and hard to operate. The ProAm Taurus Jr…  Read more

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Behaving Badly in Nathan Silver’s Stinking Heaven

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I love being on set. Mine, yours, whomever’s. I like eating exorbitant amounts of food. I like idle conversation. I like the feeling you get when sleep deprivation kicks in and the dullest minutiae is suddenly hilarious. But mostly I like…  Read more

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