Business

18 Mar 2017

Is TV the new cinema?

by Published in Business
‘Cinematic’ is a term you’ll often find on these pages. It seems to be a look we all aspire to. We could argue about what ‘cinematic’ actually means (the best answer is probably ‘not like video’ - but then video doesn’t look like video anymore) but I’d rather discuss the underlying assumption: cinema is the highest form of the moving…
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We're planning something really exciting. It's an evening with RED, Audio Network and Lightworks: three great companies all under the umbrella of ‘RedShark Live’, on March 9, New York. There will be pizza.
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Finally, after what seems like years of speculation, YouTube has announced that it’s going to start streaming live TV channels, starting with a limited rollout of a so-called ‘skinny bundle’ in major markets in the USA.
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Opinion: Amidst all the hoopla and chest-beating surrounding the wrong name being read out at the Oscars ceremony, amidst all the expected political point-scoring and bun-fighting, was the shameful ridiculing of the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards presented earlier in the month.
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Over the past few years the idea of crowdfunding independent movies has gained a lot of traction amongst filmmakers. Rakesh Malik explores the history of the finance model and some of the options available.
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The major television manufacturers have moved away from 3D displays, which makes us wonder why it wasn't more successful. Roland Denning has answers.
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Falling as it does a mere six weeks before NAB, the best reason to visit London's BVE remains the chance to bump into folk and network. It’s also though a seasoned show with plenty of time to catch up on technology that can be drowned out amid larger jamborees, and features a solid conference offering something for everyone. Here are RedShark’s Top…
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RED's recent gift to the School of Cinematic Arts at USC ensures that present and future students will learn their craft on high-end, professional gear.
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Conventional wisdom dictates that online video should be kept brief, yet recent changes to Facebook's algorithm for video prioritisation may cause you to rethink your next 30-second video.
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Phil Rhodes does some number crunching and comes up with some ballpark figures for a minimum budget for a movie that a) hires qualified people to b) produce something that c) an audience might actually want to watch. It's not cheap.
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This year’s Sundance Film Festival starts today with a screening of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’. As such, it remains the only film festival that is held in a ski resort…in winter.
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