Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hollywood quality trailer, actually Kickstarter funded indie

Indie film ‘Dust’ (by Ember Lab) has the production quality equalling any of the hollywood mega-hits in the same genre, with one key difference: it is a Kickstarter funded indie film. The trailer is breathtaking – and as you could … Continue reading

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Prescreen – discover and share great movies

“Every year thosands of great movies are made – but only a fraction of them ever make it to the big screen. The problem is they never find a home.” Prescreen is an exciting new website providing curated social discovery … Continue reading

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At the Summer Box Office, a Battle Between Two Ways of Filming

At the Summer Box Office, a Battle Between Two Ways of Filming Great piece about new digital filmmaking, vs classic photochemical techniques.

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Apple’s grip on Hollywood

iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Macbooks – seeing an iDevice in a TV show or movie nowadays is certainly not out of place – in fact – in the young-teen market it is almost mandatory. But unlike other products, Apple states … Continue reading

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An example of the usefulness of bittorrent for entirely legal purposes

An example of the usefulness of bittorrent for entirely legal purposes Wil Wheaton (from Stand by Me fame!) has a great post about the usefulness of BitTorrent. Fast, distributed downloading of files – any file – not just shaky cam … Continue reading

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How Pixar almost lost Toy Story 2

Amazing – the story of how Pixar almost lost Toy Story 2 to a bad backup.From being in software development for over 10 years – I can tell you, nothing makes you tighten your backup procedure like a failed backup … Continue reading

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