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Extreme Filming in the Himalayas

 

 
pad-yatra-6_smDedicated filmmakers will stop at nothing to tell their story, especially if it brings attention to topics that are of significant importance. Such is the case for Los Angeles-based Writer/Director/Producer Wendy J.N. Lee, who shines a spotlight on the environmental issues that have plagued the Himalayas. Lee has an MFA in Film Production from USC School of Cinematic Arts, and she has volunteered to assist non-profit organizations in the Himalayas, where she became aware of the rise in plastic waste. With no viable recycling or trash disposal system in the area, there was a sudden peak in polluted and poisoned water sources along the glacial melting routes, which provides fresh water for half of the world’s population.
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Reality TV: Technology Drives the Popular Genre

When it comes to reality TV production, what we don’t know won’t hurt us. So say the networks behind the myriad of reality television shows populating our airwaves for the last decade. But P3 has recently taken a look behind the scenes of reality TV, and what we found is pretty interesting. Directors and cinematographers at Bravo TV now reveal the technology, gear, crew power and techniques they need to bring today’s top reality shows to life.

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Tiffen Releases New Editing APPS

The Tiffen Company is taking its 70 years of experience manufacturing photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries and bringing it into the new age by creating editing apps. Tiffen Photo fx and Tiffen Photo fx Ultra enhance social media support for Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, the Sincerely Ship & Print service as well as Email, Print, Copy, and Open In.

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HD Camera Rentals is Now Radiant Images

HD Camera Rentals, known as a successful L.A.-based rental house and digital cinema innovator, has recently changed its name to Radiant Images and has expanded its facility located at 4125 West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles, Calif.
 
 
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Claudio Miranda, ASC on Shooting Oblivion

oblivion_smWinner of the 2013 Academy Award for Best Cinematography on Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, Cinematographer Claudio Miranda, ASC recently attended the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. to discuss the breakthrough technology he used on the upcoming sci-fi epic Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman. The DP appeared at a Sony press conference and did a panel discussion moderated by Cinematographer and Film and Digital Times Publisher/Editor Jon Fauer, ASC.
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