Filmmaking - Production


“Dear Crew”: A Doc Filmmaker Prepares Her Crew for 10 Weeks of RV Living

Emily MacKenzieEmily MacKenzie

Filmmaker Emily MacKenzie is currently on Kickstarter with her documentary Scar Story, about Paulette Leaphart, who survived breast cancer following a double mastectomy, and who will be raising awareness by walking topless from Biloxi, MS to Washington, D.C. MacKenzie, producer…  Read more

By Apr 25, 2016

New OSX App Hedge Manages File Transfers


Released this week, Hedge is an OS X app for streamlining the process of importing camera footage and making backups. Hedge will transfer multiple disks at the same time and verify each copy. Paul Matthijs Lombert came up with the idea…  Read more

By Mar 23, 2016

Atomos Announces 7” HDR Field Monitor/Recorders that can Display Log Footage


Atomos has announced the Atomos Flame series of field monitor/recorders. These new units feature 7” 1920x 1080 resolution screens with 1,500 nits of brightness — four times the brightness of their existing screen. Atomos claims it’s the world’s brightest and widest…  Read more

By Mar 22, 2016

The Graphic Design of High Rise

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Here’s a fascinating article by Mark Sinclair in the Creative Review about graphic design in Ben Wheatley’s High Rise. In most films, contemporary and near-period, production designers will seek clearance to use actual logos and products. When those clearances aren’t…  Read more

By Mar 21, 2016

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