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Camera Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again, and if you’re finding yourself pressed for time and at a loss for what to get the filmmaker in your life (or yourself) for the Holidays, we’ve come up with a bunch of ideas to make gift giving a little easier on you. So, whether you’re buying for a screenwriter, cinematographer, or director, we’re sure you’ll find something on the list to fit their needs and your budget. More »

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Godard 3D glassesAbout a month ago we shared that French filmmaker and all-around storytelling genius (obviously I’m biased) Jean-Luc Godard was dipping his toe in the 3D water, with Adieu Au Langage, a film about “a man and his wife who no longer speak the same language.” For those of you who were as astonished as I was that Godard was trying his hand at 3D filmmaking, with a camera setup he and his cinematographer built no less, here’s another thing that might be of interest to you: Adieu Au Langage isn’t even Godard’s first 3D film. Hit the jump to see trailers for the experimental 3X3D as well as his latest feature. More »

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arri-alexaWhen thinking about your upcoming project, do you ever catch yourself dreaming about the latest greatest buzz camera? I know I do. It’s easy to get caught up in the tech and forget that finding the right tool for a given project is just as important as thinking about the right project for the tool you have at hand. As the good folks at Indiewire found out at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, filmmakers are using a great variety of cameras to make their projects happen. More »

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Tribeca One Question SeriesMost of us remember watching movies with our parents — maybe a John Hughes flick — laughing as John Candy flips a birthday pancake the size of a coffee table with a snow shovel. Those memories, however, don’t burn quite as deeply and ferociously into our memories as those kill-me-now moments in which your arm and your mother’s arm accidentally touch as a katana wielding Bruce Willis opens the door to Zed’s back room of horrors in Pulp Fiction. Don’t worry. You’re not alone. In an episode of Tribeca’s One Question series, filmmakers talk about the most awkward movies they’ve ever seen with their parents. More »