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Spring 2014

This issue features interviews with two cinematography legends, a look at the future of 3D in home entertainment, and an exploration of how to find the right music with multi-screen production in mind. The spring issue also includes our annual NAB equipment preview, a Digital Discussion with AllDigital's Tim Napoleon, and look at the evolution of ARRI camera technology.

Cinematography: ASC Awards – Dean Cundey

Dean CundeyThe American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) held its annual awards banquet on February 1, 2014 and the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award was Dean Cundey, ASC. Acclaimed filmmaker John Carpenter presented the award to Cundey.

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Cinematography: Richard Rawlings - ASC Awards

Richard RawlingsRichard Rawlings, ASC, was honored at the annual American Society of Cinematographers banquet this year for his career body of work in television.

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Cinematography: History of Cinematography

Red Digital Cinema’s first versionsThe seemingly continual barrage of press releases, blog posts, and reviews about new digital cinematography cameras often emphasize their revolutionary new technology.

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Cinematography: 3D: The 2014 Playbook

3D in home and theaterIf you went to the CES extravaganza in Las Vegas this year, you would have seen the world of 3D everywhere.

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NAB 2014 Preview

AnyStreamPanasonic will introduce two new VariCams at NAB. One is a 4K VariCam with a new super 35mm MOS image sensor for 4096 x 2160 (17:9) 4K image capture.

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Cinematography: Expanded Cinematography

Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC instructs students in “Feature Film Lighting.”During the last few years, the role of imagery in films became much more pronounced and very distinct from the imagery of the end of the 20th century.

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Virtual? Real? Can we tell?

The elephant in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang was rendered in, fRibGen by Framestore. Courtesy of Framestore and Universal PicturesWe’ve all seen the results of computerization in film and video production. Post is often done completely in the computer; virtual effects (VFX) dominate more and more films. Where is the frontier today?

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Production Music in the Multi-Screen Universe

Megatrax studioWhen perusing the offerings of production music companies, large and small, it’s easy to find those that are adding a new library or two, striking up a partnership, enhancing search technology, etc.

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