The Most Exciting Tech of Cinegear 2018 & Why Movie Theaters are Failing Audiences [PODCAST]

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In this episode of Indie Film Weekly, Cinegear 2018 offers filmmaking tools for all budgets.

Jon FuscoErik Luers, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss the unexpected indie hit en route to becoming Magnolia’s highest-grossing film, how cinemas may actually be doing a disservice to great cinematography, and a new platform helping filmmakers make money. Charles Haine joins us fresh off the plane from Cinegear to report on all the latest in video tech from the expo, including some big announcements from Panavision. Charles also answers an Ask No Film School question about which audio editing software to choose for a documentary.

As always, the show also brings news you can use about gear, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, industry wisdom, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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This episode of Indie Film Weekly was produced and edited by Jon Fusco.

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I think one of the reasons is streaming services like Netflix and streaming apps like Streams R Us ( These services lets you watch the movies right from your home and mobile devices.

July 4, 2018 at 1:58AM