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The Links

General and D-Cinema

cinematech.blogspot.com
Scott Kirsner’s blog focuses on how new technologies are changing cinema - the way movies get made, discovered, marketed, distributed, shown, and seen.
digitalcontentproducer.com
The Digital Content Producer network is a hub for the interactive exchange of information on technology, techniques and talent for film and video production and distribution. It brings together content creators, journalists, equipment manufacturers, educators and employers across the spectrum of film, television, and video production—for all applications and all screens.
www.digitalcinemareport.com
Digital Cinema Report is an online source that provides a global perspective on the business and technology changes that are currently taking place in the moviemaking and exhibition process.
www.dcimovies.com/archives/spec_v1_2_No_Errata_Incorporated/index.html
The DCI-Digital Cinema Initiative’s specifications for digital cinema – from mastering to projection.
www.creativecow.net/
Peer-to-peer community for media professionals.

Cameras

www.fdtimes.com
Jon Fauer’s Film and Digital Times is a journal on technique and technology in high-end production. Contains practical reports on new tools.
www.dvinfo.net
DV Info Net — The Digital Video Information Network — is a technical and creative resource for learning about digital video technology. In recent years, the primary focus of DV Info Net has transitioned to High Definition video acquisition, post production and distribution. DV Info Net is mainly intended for a professional audience. It has a good forum.
reduser.net/forum/index.php
A forum for users of the RED cameras.

Post-production

www.postmagazine.com
On-line version of Post Magazine. All about post-production in the USA.
www.moving-picture.com/calculator
Use this calculator to work out the amount of storage your Digital Camera Negative will take up on disk, which will help with budgeting and working out final costs.
Or
download.cnet.com/AJA-Data-Rate-Calculator/3000-2072_4-55471.html
AJA Data Reate Calculator: Calculates data rates and storage requirements for a given video size, format, and frame rate.

VFX

www.fxguide.com
Visual effects news with interesting features, tutorials and tips.
www.vfxworld.com
Largest Animation & Visual FX related publishing group on the net. Animation world and VFX world magazine provide extensive websites with news, articles and links covering areas as diverse as CGI, animation and VFX technologies, independent film distribution, commercial studio activities, licensing, as well as current events in VFX and animation.

Digital Distribution

www.dcinematoday.com
Current press releases, articles, events and company information from the D-Cinema-industry, mainly regarding distribution and exhibition.
www.cinematechnologymagazine.com
Provides coverage of technological trends and developments in worldwide and European cinema exhibition.

Digital Distribution Providers

www.finest-film.org
Europe’s Finest offers a digital ‘cinema on demand’ service , distributes a broad selection of European cinematic masterpieces internationally and holds the rights for films in many countries. The digital distribution system makes prominent art house films available for release even in countries where there would previously have been no distribution.
mubi.com
Cinema on demand service and forum.

Grass roots marketing for films, crowd sourcing (choice of best practices and blogs)

www.ironsky.net
From the makers of “Starwreck”, a new film project that is partly financed through crowd sourcing and skilfully uses social marketing.
thenatureofexistence.com
Documentary which uses extensive web presence and social networks for promotion.
hopeforfilm.com
Ted Hopes blog on all kinds of changes for indie producers in the digital age. 

Glossaries

Quantel
www.quantel.com/repository/files/library_DigitalFactBook_20th.pdf
Kodak
motion.kodak.com/motion/Education/Film_Video_Glossary/index.htm
Mediacollege
www.mediacollege.com/glossary
imago.org
Website of the European Federation of Cinematographers. Contains digital/HD dictionary.

Post-production providers present at DPC

www.digimage-cinema.com
www.swisseffects.ch
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