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Tech News: Testing Sony's a7S Against Competitors, and the Human Eye
The new 12.2-megapixel Sony a7S full-frame mirrorless camera is an intriguing filmmaking tool for...
Industry News: Fandor Launches Initiative to Aid Filmmakers and Festivals
Subscription service Fandor has announced two new initiatives intended to help filmmakers, audien...
Agenda: NewFest: The New York LGBT Film Festival
The 26th edition of NewFest: The New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival ...
Insight: 9 Lessons in Self-Distribution for Novice (and Broke) Filmmakers
As filmgoers are increasingly flooded with new-media options for home viewing, the prevailing the...
Screening Room: A Doc Explaining the Importance of Net Neutrality
Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger’s six-minute documentary A Threat to Internet Freedom starts ...
Resources: SNL Editor Adam Epstein's Cutting Edge Workshop Tour
Adam Epstein, the staff editor of the Saturday Night Live Film Unit, recently launched his Cuttin...
Tell Us About Your Motion Projects ...
We’re eager to learn about your motion projects—from motion graphics and animation to...
Drone Report: Aerial Journalism's Delayed Takeoff
Drone journalism won’t be taking off in the US, writes Sydney Pead at PBS MediaShift, becau...
Tech News: MIOPs, a Smartphone-Controlled Camera Trigger
Now being Kickstarted, MIOPS is a promising new accessory used to easily trigger your camera or f...
Trending: Kirsty Mitchell Says Goodbye to "Wonderland"
A number of photography websites are sad that photographer Kirsty Mitchell is bringing her epic &...
Resources: A Photographer's Guide to Instagram
PhotoShelter keeps churning out interesting guides for photographers, the latest focusing on Inst...
Inspiration: Overcoming A Brain Injury with Photography
Fashion photographer Brian Nice lost his fine motor skills after a congenital cavernous malformat...
Addendum: Smartphones Have Doubled Restaurant Table Times
Diners are spending so much time taking pictures of their food and talking on cell phones that ta...
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Sigmar Polke: NYCx2
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DART: Sigmar Polke: NYCx2. The subject of a major retrospective on view at MoMA @MuseumModernArt http://t.co/V3TYqERVeg

Today's #Illustration Source #Image of the Day is by Doug Ross on being emphatic: http://t.co/4DSBSqNEdQ http://t.co/dpUmAoMQhZ

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Pro Photo Daily: Artist Resale Rights Gain Support in US Congress with the American Royalties Too Act http://t.co/vrv4w5ZhOI

Pro Photo Daily: Bringing Copyright Outlaws to Justice in the Web's Wild West by Eric Meola and @ImageRights http://t.co/arytSeo7pC

Motion Arts Pro: Rattle, A Ten-Year-Old Tale of Envy, Told in Two Minutes by Ed Chen. http://t.co/LybsD1rsc5

Today's #Illustration Source #Image of the Day by Alexander Barsky on measuring performance: http://t.co/2Rap8Hb6rv http://t.co/aIeQazpKzv

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Motion Arts Pro: David Cronenberg's Unsettling GoPro Short (NSFW) http://t.co/pQyvqzJcdg

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