A Revolutionary Screening From Ang Lee


    During IBC I had the rare privilege of catching a glimpse of the future of cinema, thanks to Ang Lee and friends. The experience was at once lifelike and dazzling, visceral and natural, extraordinary and very ordinary… This post details the screening at IBC. I am also writing an in-depth article about Billy Lynn’s Long

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    IBC 2016 Photo Album

    IBC 2016 photo album by Benjamin B

    I recently attended IBC, the best and biggest European trade show for cinema and television tools, held in the wonderful city of Amsterdam. In my next post I will address some of the technological topics and products I saw there, but first I wanted to share a photo album of my visit, featuring some of

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    IBC 2016 Preview

    IBC 2016 - September 9 - 13 - Amsterdam

    This post offers a preview of the upcoming IBC trade event that starts in Amsterdam on Friday. I will also write my usual post after my visit to IBC. 1. IBC 2. Themes 3. Big Screen 4. Ang Lee & friends 5. Navigating +++ 1. IBC The International Broadcasting Convention, or IBC for short, is

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    Cannes 2016: William Friedkin’s 8 Cinema Lessons

    William Friedkin Master Class - Cannes 2016 -thefilmbook feat

    Director William Friedkin gave a fascinating Master Class, or “Cinema Lesson” in French, hosted by Michel Ciment, as part of the Cannes Classics program of the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. William Friedkin is a masterful and innovative director who re-invented the crime film genre in 1971 with The French Connection, and the horror genre

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    Cinematographers at Cannes 2016

    Cinematographers at Cannes 2016 -featured

    The 2016 Cannes International Film Festival has just begun. Although there are a lot of news stories about the films, directors and actors at Cannes, much less is said about the cinematographers. This post lists some of the films that will be screened in the next 11 days, and identifies some of cinematographers involved. There

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