Wednesday, October 06, 2010

News from Here & There

Marshall V-LCD50-HDMI 5" On-Camera Monitor
Their 5" inch HDMI LCD monitor, the V-LCD50-HDMI is still a "week or so" away, but Marshall Monitors tweeted yesterday that "There's a sun hood available for the 5-inch V-LCD50-HDMI which will be shipping momentarily. It's the V-H50 and will be approx $25 US." No sign of it on their website (or any suppliers.)

Panasonic AG-AF100
Jan Crittenden Livingston of Panasonic USA talks to Dan Chung of about the upcoming AG-AF100 Micro 4/3 HD camcorder.
DSLR News Shooter: AG-AF100 will be better for video shooting than HDDSLR claims Panasonic’s Jan Crittenden Livingston

Preview of DigiViewer
Nino Leitner has been reviewing different DSLR viewfinders and he's now added a preview of a rubber eyepiece coming for the DigiFinder Pro (available in the US from Jag35.) An exclusive preview of the DigiViewer! Digi Finder Pro

The Making of Dot
Aardman was asked by Nokia to make a film using a Nokia N8 cell phone with an attached microscope (an invention being used in poor countries to diagnose malaria) so they set about to make the "world's smallest film." The character "Dot" is just 9mm tall, and were built using a 3D resin printer.

The Making of movie shows how they went about it:
"animating every day, I think I'm probably making four seconds a day."
Nokia: Nseries

How to Write a ScreenPlay
The Writers Store has a series of articles on Screenplay writing:
WritersStore: How to Write a Screenplay: A Guide to Screenwriting

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