Sharing production gear via a club or a non-profit media center offered solutions to pricey hardware.Now, New York City-based startup KitSplit updates those models, building on the more modern sharing scene…
New York, take it from London: Defend your film tax credit Benefits could spread across the state, as they have in the U.K. (Image caption: Emily Blunt’s new movie A Quiet Place was shot in the the Mohawk Valley. Photo credit: Youtube trailer for A Quiet Place.) For millions of foreign visitors every year, New […]
Long-time friend David Leitner has been named a SMPTE Fellow. David wrote for NYCPPNEWS in the past, but most know him from his work as a director/cinematographer. He has unique know-how in the history of cinema that he somehow translates into working solutions for digital cinema.
In the above photo: Producer Jen Gatien, Whoopi Goldberg, Melissa Leo, Laurent Rejto, and Tessa Thompson on the set of the film ‘Furlough’. (Photo Credit: Randy Harris) Spending funds from the New York State coffers to boost film production in Gotham has worked well for almost 15 years. To the consternation of some fiscal conservatives, it […]
Would you pay $2500 for a Super 8 camera? An odd question to ask now, as the glory days of Super 8 format are long gone. But some still pine for what the format can deliver visually, while long-term relevance is still film’s strong card. But how feasible is shooting in a format that still […]
Photo: The “8K Living Room” setup at NAB 2017 The annual National Association of Broadcasters show comes to a close tomorrow, with plenty of new apps, gear and presentations. This wasn’t a show full of don’t miss introductions, but plenty of work behind the scenes offering useful upgrades including cloud production, IP overtaking SDI in […]
Image: Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration plans to transform multiple industrial buildings at Bush Terminal in Sunset Park into a multi-building manufacturing and film production hub called Made In New York. Rendering provided by the Mayor’s Office. NYC Production & Post News began in 2009 to offer breaking news, product reviews, media business, profiles and […]
Photogrammetry – using photographs to measure something-increasingly turns up on production sets, with graphic artists using the info to build set extensions, or re-create ancient places. Now one new group – The Arc/k Project – plans to use the technique to create replicas of buildings that are in danger of being destroyed, whether by nature or by humans…