BBC Maestro offers £79 27-part Edgar Wright filmmaking course

The reviews on the web page for this BBC Maestro course on filmmaking featuring 27 video tutorials and 20 exercises delivered over 4 hours by Edgar Wright suggest it’s worth sharing here. What does the course cover? Write your screenplay Get your film funded and work with low budgets Choose the perfect soundtrack Learn to […]

For its contribution to shaping today’s filmmaking industry, Pixar’s Universal Scene Description (OpenUSD) has been honoured by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a prestigious Academy Scientific and Engineering Award. OpenUSD’s developers are F. Sebastian Grassia, Alex Mohr, Sunya Boonyatera, Brett Levin, and Jeremy Cowles. The Academy Awards for Scientific and Technical Achievements […]

OpenAI describes its new tool as “an AI model that can generate realistic and imaginative scenes from text instructions” We’re teaching AI to understand and simulate the physical world in motion, with the goal of training models that help people solve problems that require real-world interaction. Introducing Sora, our text-to-video model. Sora can generate videos […]

With the launch of the Vision Pro ($3,499 in the US, no UK pricing yet),, with its gestural control, “superior eye tracking” and “infinite desktop“, early on, Apple appears to be targeting the business community more than consumers. The hope and expectation is that the device and platform, with an ecosystem of apps, will be […]

American Cinematographer’s Noah Kadner looks at some of image capture highlights from this year’s big game CBS deployed 165 Sony broadcast cameras in total, including many capable of 4K zoom and 48 featuring 4K super slo-mo. Smaller FX-series models, like the FX6 and FX9 were used for “more intimate, cinematic shots at field level”.  There […]