As announced, Apple put on the market an updated version of FCPX (10.0.03). It is the second update since FCPX’s tumultuous release back in but what grabbed my attention was the release of a new application, 7toX for Final Cut Pro, that finally allows you to convert your FCP7 to transition to FCPX. I am sure this […]
The Artist keeps its ascension to Academic Event Stardom, winning big in each peer-to-peer ceremonies: the movie got Best Feature Film Award from the PGA (Producers Guild of America), writer/director Michel Hazanavicius was named Best Director of 2011 at the DGA Ceremony (Director Guilds of America) last week, and Jean Dujardin won Best Male Actor […]
Honest and Smile, the new New Advertising Agency [that] doesn’t believe in targets has developed a limited tool named The Love Box for an eponym documentary shot in Paris. Conceived in Barcelona, the limited edition object allows you to shoot live split-screen with an iphone 4 or 4s: If the video gives a good idea of […]
The British website The Shiznit has come up with the anti-PC/hilarious posters campaign, showing what is really hidden behind the movies in the Oscars’s race. Here are some of my favorites: See the complete collection here.
I love making-of ‘s and nothing makes me happier than when I see that a video or a movie I enjoyed is accompanied with a complementary making-of. When well made you can not only learn about the creative process but also appreciate on another level the hard work put into creating the final ‘product‘ (be it commercial […]
Filmsourcing is a new website created by an international team of filmmakers and web developers from New-Zealand and Finland whose goal is to bring together people and resources, creating a larger pool for everyone to choose from. If it is a little early to see how well this is going to play, the idea is certainly seducing, […]
It is one thing to use green screens for, say, the fantasy TV show Game of Thrones or minimum key inserts on TV -often related to screen inserts or action scenes, but what they did on Ugly Betty -and I am now wondering on how many more ‘regular’ shows- is an entire other story. See for yourself […]
I haven’t been following the Oscars for many years but I already feel tired by this excess of noise that always have its ‘snubs‘, and ‘surprises‘, and ‘shocking moments‘ that all melt in a collective memory of ‘Who won the Oscars last year again?‘ Until vocabulary expends or humans get a third eye, no matter […]
While Sundance still feels to many like the Graal of Independent Film Festivals, competition is getting tougher each year. If you sent your short this year, you are not without knowing that your work was competing against 7,674 other shorts, for 64 slots. Out of this 64 movies, 9 are now competing to win the Yahoo! […]
It’s not the first time that the hottest/’coolest’ duo of filmmakers of the moment, the DANIELS, is making it to mentorless, and I could have showcased almost every worked they have done in the last year as there is always something fresh and different coming out of their universe. Today I decided to share Pockets, […]
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