Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Movie News

James Cameron talks up higher frame rates
James Cameron tells The Wall Street Journal that he wants higher frames rates and brighter projection for Avatar 2 to reduce the problems that some people have with 3D:
And we want to shoot the movie at 48 or maybe even 60 frames a second, and display it at that speed, which will eliminate a lot of the motion artifacts that I think are causing some people problems.
WSJJames Cameron Explains Why the 3D Experience Will Be Better On ‘Avatar 2’

The Art of Cinematography
A short article (and video) arguing that Roger Deakins should win the Oscar for best cinematography for "True Grit."
HollywoodReporterThis Scene Alone Should Win 'True Grit' Cinematographer Roger Deakins an Oscar

Sony HD cameras making movies
HDVideoPro reports on the making of TRON, which was shot using a Sony F35, and The Lion's Share, shot on the Sony F23
HDVideoProWith sophisticated digital tools, the production team behind TRON: Legacy builds a sequel, bit by bit
HDVideoProDirector Michael Apted and cinematographer Dante Spinotti, ASC, AIC, create a magical world for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Austin is the 4th best place to make movie?
Joe M. O'Connell says that Moviemaker has named Austin the fourth best place to "live, work and make movies. No words on 1, 2 and 3.
joemoconnell.blogspot.comMoviemaker mag names Austin #4 best film city

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