When VR came roaring back into public consciousness several years ago with early demos of headsets such as the Oculus Rift, it was perceived as primarily a gadget for gamers. Now Google, The New... Read More
Drones. Virtual reality. “Cord nevers.” The key media and entertainment industry trends that will drive discussions and presentations at NAB Show showcase how much technology is changing this... Read More
Both terrestrial and extraterrestrial technologies — notably wireless and satellite — promise to contribute to the meteoric rise of the Internet of Things (IoT).
David J. Thompson, SOC is a member of the Society of Camera Operators and has extensive credits in both feature film and television as a camera operator and a Steadicam operator.
Reports have emerged (the best summary appears on Multichannel News, “Group to FCC: Avoid ‘Walled Garden’ Approach to Video”) that both sides are unhappy with the progress of STELA. The debate... Read More
Five years ago, on my podcast Digital Production Buzz, Michael Kammes was talking about disruptive technologies in media. At the time we were deeply in the middle of the transition between film,... Read More
Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in early February, has literally been years in the making. Shot in 2012, on 35mm, 65mm and a variety of digital... Read More
For those of you lucky enough to have discovered Banshee on Cinemax, you know just how fun a ride it can be… and just how violent. The amount of blood spilled would make Quentin Tarantino proud.... Read More
Who doesn’t love The Sound of Music? Who? Introduce them to me and we’ll talk. Fifty years after it was released in theaters, this classic film about — well, you know what it’s about — was... Read More