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  • KitSplit Brings Shared Economy Production Rental Platform To Los Angeles

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    KitSplit is the latest entry into the film production “shared economy.” Originated in New York in 2015 by Kristina Budelis, the org experienced a wild growth spurt in 2017 after acquiring its competitor CameraLends.  Now, the Brooklyn-based production equipment rental platform is further expanding its reach by opening a satellite office in Los Angeles.  The…

     

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  • Canon’s 4K Field Production Zoom Lenses To Be Honored At Technology & Engineering Emmys

    By 411 Update

     

    Canon Inc. will be recognized at the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards for its complete lineup of 4K field production zoom lenses for large-format, single-sensor cameras.  This includes all of  Canon’s CN-E, CINE-SERVO and COMPACT-SERVO lines of zoom lenses. Presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), the Technology & Engineering…

     

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  • Cinematographer James Laxton Discusses His Oscar Nominated Work In “Moonlight”

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    By: Marjorie Galas Director Barry Jenkins called upon several of his former Florida State Film School classmates to help him bring his vision of “Moonlight” to life. Based on a story by Tarell Alvin McCraney, “Moonlight” follows Chiron, a young, gay black man, through three phases of his life.  The classmates who joined him not…

     

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  • Canon Presents Workshops, Panels At Sundance 2017

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    Canon returns to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival from January 21st until January 24th.   The Canon Creative Studio can be found at 592 Main Street in Park City.  In addition to getting a chance to view the new Canon EOS C700, visitors to the Canon Creative Studio may participate in hands-on workshops, enjoy panels highlighting…

     

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  • “Marathon: The Patriot’s Day Bombing” Highlights Terrorism Aftermath And Survivors’ Triumphs

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    What makes a terrorist? Writer/director/producer Ricki Stern contemplated the life of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who, at 20, co-orchestrated the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 with his older brother.  A Chechen immigrant who was relocated to the US in 2002 by his parents, Tsarnaev appeared to be an average teenager.  A marine biology major at UMass Dartmouth,…

     

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