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The VoIP phone systems market will be worth £3.4 billion in two years' time, with the increased availability of next-generation networks cited as one of the key reasons for the boom. With such an incredible boom in the telecom sector, you can see a wide range of products like PBX, SDSL, SIP trunking, ISDN, Ethernet first mile etc. to a great extent. You can now see enhanced level of business telephone service c

Sony Classics Takes Two

  Sony Pictures Classics has taken the rights to two high profile films at the Sundance Film Festival. The company started off the sales stampede last week with the acquisition of the musical documentary SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN. The film, a Swedish/UK co-production directed by Malik Bendjelloul, tells the tale of Rodriguez, a 1970s rock n roller who quickly fell out of favor and died, but was rediscovered by avid fans in South Africa. The film follows two South African fans who go on a jo...

About DDR for Sony

Reprint Works great with Sony Z1U I bought this unit for my Sony Z1U after being pleased with the Sony POV camera (HXR-MC1) with Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo media for over a year. Solid State recording media are the way to go! 

I downloaded and read the manual thoroughly before buying the device, so there weren't very many surprises. I avoid manufacturers that don't make their manuals available before purchase.

The HVR-MRC1 mounts on the hot shoe of the Z1U with an adaptor that is ...

I thought I should share this video shot with the new iphone 4S, (2 of them actually) stunning quality!

I thought I should share this video shot with the new iphone 4S, (2 of them actually) stunning quality! Below in 1080p (great sound too!) On October 14, 2011, Todd Giglio received two of the highly anticipated iPhone 4S. He and his band mates in The Turnback knew what they wanted to do: make the very first music video with the phones' impressive cameras. They had already chosen a song from their album, "Cellophane Sky", and outlined the shooting. Then they swooped into ...

Street Art short film at Rushes Soho Shorts film festival

Sometimes the artist's canvas reflects the world. And the world also reflects the artist's canvas. Our 4 minute short film is being shown at the ICA, London on 23rd July.  ...

African Investor to Finance Films with Major Studio Partners

Rui Costa Reis and Eliad Josephson of RCR Media Group, a private equity film financing company in Beverly Hills announced an extension of their deal with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) to co-finance a slate of feature films for 2011 and 2012. RCR and SPWA first partnered in 2009 to produce blockbuster sequels such as 30 Days of Night: Dark Days and Stomp the Yard: Homecoming.The 2011 slate will include S.W.A.T.: Firefight, Hostel Part III, and Quarantine 2: Terminal. It will also ...

Allegro Short Film Competition

What,how, where and when?Allyou need to know about forthcoming competitions! Take It andMake It new edition, organisedwithin OFF PLUS CAMERA International Festival of Independent Cinema, starts on3rd January. You don’t have to be a professional filmmaker to earn $3,000by the 17th of April 2011. All you need is a cell phone, a camera ora video camera and original idea! New edition, new categories: Are you making first steps in film world and wouldlike to boast about your achievements? Or you...


Final Deadline is Monday, December 13. Want to see your work produced around the globe? So does the New York Television Festival! That is why we are teaming up with Sony Pictures Television on Sony Pictures Television Format Competition-- a new initiative aimed at producers of nonscripted television. One winner will receive a $10,000 deal from the studio as well as the opportunity of pitching the format to global content buyers at MIPCOM 2011 in Cannes, France. For more inform...

Call for nonscripted formats. Early deadline ends today. Win $10k with NYTVF and Sony Pictures Television.

Calling all nonscripted producers! The NYTVF has launched a groundbreaking nonscripted initiative with Sony Pictures Television. Submit your original nonscripted format in the form of a teaser tape by December 13th for a chance to win $10,000. About the initiative: Launched during the 2010 New York Television Festival, the Sony Pictures Television Format Competition invites nonscripted producers to submit a 4-8 minute teaser tape and a written treatment for a new nonscript...

Campus MovieFest announces a 3D Student Film festival

MovieFest (CMF), the world's largest student film festival, and Panasonic have announced the launch of CMF 3D, Powered by Panasonic. The announcement was made at the Blu-Con 2010 conference in Beverly Hills by Shiro Kitajima, President of Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Jon Landau, Academy Award®-winning producer and CMF advisor, and David Roemer, Co-founder and CEO of Ideas United, which runs Campus MovieFest. Campus MovieFest is the only event of its kind, giving hundreds of thousands...

Call for Nonscripted formats- New York Television Festival & Sony Pictures Television

CALLING ALL NONSCRIPTED PRODUCERS! The NYTVF has launched a groundbreaking nonscripted initiative with Sony Pictures Television. Submit your original nonscripted format in the form of a teaser tape by December 13th for a chance to win $10,000. About the initiative: Launched during the 2010 New York Television Festival, the Sony Pictures Television Format Competition invites nonscripted producers to submit a 4-8 minute teaser tape and a written treatment for a new nonscripte...

Sony To Showcase Its Latest Digital Projection System at the 5th Annual Estes Park Film Festival

The Estes Park Film Festival recently announced that Sony will showcase its latest Digital Projection technology at the festival. All of this year's films will be projected digitally in high definition on the Sony VPL-FH300L digital projector. "With the help of Sony and Nick Molle Productions this year we will be able to deliver the ultimate digital cinema experience to our audience! It's the perfect blend of old and new to have cutting edge digital technology in such a beautiful hist...

Death of the Big Screen?

Inspired by the Blog article: “How Long Until A Feature Film Made on the iPhone is in Theaters” by Peter Hall, our Intern Heather Poole gives her opinion on the future of Filmmaking: The new iPhone 4G is the latest edition to the Apple revolution but is it the beginning of the end for the big screen in cinema? By: Heather Poole, ECU 2011 Festival Intern With new technologies constantly emerging, it’s no wonder that the culture in which we view films, television, ...

HDFEST’s High-Definition Film Festival at Sony Wonder Technology Lab

HDFEST announced the details of its upcoming New York event October 20th and 21st. Since 2000, HDFEST has presented the best of cinema created by independent filmmakers and high-definition animators. HDFEST is further pleased to announce that the New York festival screenings will be held in the High- Definition Theatre at Sony Wonder Technology Lab, a four-story, interactive technology and entertainment museum for all ages. HDFEST New York is the first of HDFEST's 2009 events; the second event w...

The Global Film Village: Hollywood Focuses on the Future by Marla Lewin

ESCA 2009: This is a conference about the nuts and bolts that drive the Entertainment Industry and was held at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles over two days. The Studios feel that Blu-ray is the wave of the future. The question remains how to keep the quality and cost effectiveness for both machines and product.  It is important for the consumer to be aware that if you are not paying for the top end models of players, then all products may not be compatable at this time.   Internation...

HD EXPO breaks attendance records

Registration numbers for HD EXPO on March 5th had increased a staggering 30%, an industry-record breaking figure matched by 37% in increased attendance at the event, held at the Universal Hilton in Universal City, California. HD EXPO presented a variety of offerings that included a trade show, educational intensives, a Keynote Conversation with Oscar Nominee Wally Pfister, ASC, and an independent film panel. The day ended with a cocktail reception sponsored by AJA. Renowned cinematographer Pfi...


Director: Rustam Mosafir.
Man arrives into the store to buy a mousetrap, but not a usual mousetrap - humane mousetrap. That which will not kill the mouse, but simply will catch it...

Cataleptic Canvas Short Film And Video Anthology

Cataleptic Canvas is a short film and video festival in its embryonic stages. While classic narrative work is welcome, the anthology also places an emphasis on work which engages in the experimental and alternative narrative genres as well.

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Two New Categories

Our two new categories are going well. Ecology Now! and Made on Mobile Telephones are very topical and exciting. In our crazy world of today it is hard to forget that there is nothing more important to our survival then good old Mother Earth, and if there is any way that we can bring that fact to the attention of even just one person through the projection of films dealing with the environment then let’s do it! Video cameras in mobile phones making films? My purist friends hold their hea...

Can you speak the Digital language?

We bring you this DC Glossary for those who are not quite sure of what these words stand for: Automation Cue, CPL , CineDisk, DCP , Dual link, eSATA, Forensic Marking, Ingest, KDM, LE, PKL, SoloSMS, SMS ,TMS…Learn from XCDC who compiled this for you.Our A to Z DC Glossary begins with some classic: and...ACTIONActionAn Action is a physical signal that is sent by the Digital Cinema server to the external devices to do a specific action such as shutting down the lights, opening the curtains or...

Photo of Rich Patricia in Hollywood. Producer of "Strive For Happiness" a film about caring for loved ones with mental illness.

Richard M. Patricia is a graduate of Wilkes University with an MS in Science with an emphasis on Classroom Technology, William Paterson University with a B.S. in Communications and Northampton Community College with an Associates degree in Radio/Television. He is certified to teach in five areas of the communications field. He worked for CNBC, Twin County Cable, RCN, Comcast Cable, and a variety of radio stations.

Interview with Mike Figgis on Sony Ericsson and ‘Life Captured?

To celebrate his involvement with Sony Ericsson’s Life Captured, a pioneering film made entirely out of still images, film director and photographer Mike Figgis talks about his reasons for getting involved, his ideas for the project and discusses his work – past, present and future.Why did you decide to get involved with Sony Ericsson and ‘Life Captured?’A: When Sony Ericsson first asked me to get involved with Life Captured I was reluctant. I’ve seen a lot of competitions come and go ...

HD Expo wraps 4th edition in Chicago

Against a rainy Chicago backdrop on June 5th, HD EXPO presented a full day of education and exhibition to its largest audience to date in the Midwest. The busy exhibition space featured top national and Midwest companies including Sony, Panasonic, Midwest Media, Litepanels, Atempo and many more. HD EXPO presented three sold-out intensives including Leader Instruments, Panasonic and Sony. Prior to HD EXPO on June 3rd & 4th, professional camera training “P2 Workflow Workshop” was presented ...


Cinemanow launches

CinemaNow Inc., ( the premier online destination for downloadable Hollywood movies and TV shows, today announced it has re-launched its Web site for music videos, ( Leading major music company Warner Music Group (NYSE:WMG) is the site's exclusive content provider for a limited time. Music fans visiting can purchase music videos from renowned Warner Music Group artists such as Big & Rich, James Blunt, Re...