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Film School Confidential

Chalk talk with a class full of Local 600 cinema grads. By Pauline Rogers. Tal Lazar (Tel Aviv University, AFI) Photo Courtesy of Tal Lazar Today there isn’t anything you can’t learn about the...
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Dim The Lights

Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC, peels back the veil on the most provocative book-to-screen adaptation since 9 ½ Weeks Shooting a film like Fifty Shades of Grey comes with challenges that go well beyond camera...
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Alone Time

More than 50 new films shot by Local 600 members set to debut at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. “Me against the world” is a proper theme for this year’s Sundance Film Festival,...
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Hacker Sackers

Stuart Dryburgh, ASC, helps navigate a dark cyber underworld in Michael Mann’s new techno thriller, Blackhat In the byzantine digital world of computer programming, there are “white hats” and “black...
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ANGELINA JOLIE – UNBROKEN

Lovers of the art of cinematography will find a kindred soul in Angelina Jolie. That was obvious three years ago when the Oscar-winning actress presented Dean Semler, ACS, ASC, with an ASC Lifetime Achievement...
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GEAR: Blackmagic URSA

- Large 10-inch screen folds out for full-resolution HD monitoring with wide viewing angle and high brightness - Features three separate built-in LCD monitors for camera settings and metadata entry - Record...
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Carry On

The filmmaking team behind the Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club goes even deeper into the backcountry of indie production with the raw and gorgeous Wild. In 1995, a young woman named Cheryl Strayed set out to...
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Good Things Come in Small Packages

Following up on the success of its ultra-clever stop-motion features Coraline and ParaNorman, Laika Studios, an animation outpost proudly ensconced far from Hollywood (in Hillsboro, OR), presents The...
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See No Evil

Bobby Bukowski undergoes the third degree to recreate the harrowing prison drama Rosewater, based on the true-life memoir Then They Came For Me Even by the challenging standards nonfiction-inspired...