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The Black List NFL Company partnershipIf your passions for screenwriting and the NFL collide, this could be your big opportunity. The Black List has been announcing several partnerships with studios to find new, diverse talent among the screenwriting masses. Today, the screenplay discovery service unveiled a partnership with one of the largest entertainment companies in the world — it just isn’t a studio. Together, the Black List and the National Football League along with Charlie Ebersol and Mike Lanigan’s The Company are looking for writers to write the next great NFL-themed screenplay. Find out how you can get on the short list of writers by July 25 below. More »

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Bullet Time freeDWe’ve been following the recent developments of bullet time rigs pretty closely, especially the one created by Japanese broadcasting company NHK. Their rig consisted of just 8 multi-viewpoint remote-controlled cameras, but the folks over at Replay Technologies has developed a 12 4K Teledyne DALSA Falcon2 CMOS camera setup. They’re calling it “freeD” and you’ll be able to watch the NFL from multiple new perspectives in little over a month. To see it in action and find out how it works, hit the jump: More »

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Speaking of 4K and the FOR-A FT-ONE camera, they are being used right now in sports broadcast situations for very specific applications: slow-motion and close-up replays. Sporting events can be decided by inches, or at times even millimeters, and giving the officials of the game the best views possible is difficult when a blown-up 1080p image just doesn’t quite cut it. That’s why those who broadcast NFL games have been experimenting with using 4K cameras to do a super-zoom into the action, and they will be in use for this year’s Baltimore Ravens/San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl. More »