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Media Watch: With Charlottesville Video, Vice News Scores a Chilling Coup

By David Schonauer   Thursday August 17, 2017

By now you may have already seen it: On Monday, HBO's Vice News aired a 22-minute documentary providing a disturbing behind-the-scenes look at last weekend's rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a counter-protester, Heather Heyer, was killed. Footage from the video, featuring white supremacists chanting phrases like "Jews will not replace us," was also shown widely on cable and network ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: Edelkrone SurfaceONE Motion Control System

DIYPhotography   Thursday August 17, 2017

Edelkrone’s newly launched SurfaceONE  is a 2-axis motion control system that allows you to “easily get straight, curved (targeted) and panning shots,” and to shoot time lapse with any of these movements, notes DIY Photography. Movement is controlled via an app available for Android and iOS (and soon for the Apple Watch), which lets you set the speed, shooting internval, and other parameters.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: Michel Gondry's IPhone Version of "The Red Balloon"

YouTube   Thursday August 17, 2017

Apple hired French filmmaker Michel Gondry to shoot a film with an iPhone, and the result is Détour, an 11-minute short following a family as they go on a rambling vacation. The film, says Short of the Week, “showcases the director’s charming signature style.” Meanwhile, NoFilmSchool  thinks the film is sort of Gondry’s version of “The Red Balloon” and includes a BTS clip with Gondry talking about shooting nighttime “in the most honest way."   Read the full Story >>

State of the Art: Must-Have Accessories for Shooting With an iPhone

CINEMA 5D   Thursday August 17, 2017

If, like Michel Gondry, you decide to shoot a film with your iPhone, you’ll want to check out Cinema 5D’s roundup of must-have accessories to enhance optics, ergonomics and more. Among them: the Ztylus Switch 6, a clip-on sled that lets you shoot with a choice of a 180-degree fisheye, a 2x Telephoto, a 120-degree wide angle, a 10x macro, a 20x macro, or the iPhone’s native lens.   Read the full Story >>

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