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Forget 4K – Pixels to be Superseded by Vector Technology in New Video Codec

Researchers at the University of Bath are working on processes to “vectorize” video – defining the video in terms of mathematical vectors and shapes which can be viewed in any resolution without quality loss. There’s just been some pretty startling research published by a university in the UK which could herald the biggest change to Read MoreRead More

TEDx: Steve Duncan – What I’ve Learned from Exploring Sewers

Steve Duncan  is a New-York-based urban historian and photographer who has explored and photographed sewers and underground infrastructure beneath New York, Paris, London, Rome, Naples, Stockholm, Berlin, Moscow, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, Calcutta, and many other cities. He served as the host of a Discovery Channel show on urban history from 2004 to 2005, Read MoreRead More

Behind the Scenes of Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights” (1931)

A look behind the scenes as Chaplin directs one of the most memorable scenes in the 1931 film, “City Lights.” This particular scene was key in order for the blind girl to think that the Tramp was actually a wealthy man. Chaplin spent a year trying to figure out how to accomplish this, and ended Read MoreRead More

Dear Aspiring Filmmaker, Here’s How To Get Our Attention

You’ve made a great movie – but how do you get the word out. One of the writers of Film School Rejects, Scott Beggs offers some advice on how to tap into movie discussion sites (including this one) without pissing off the people that run them. If you’re an aspiring filmmaker, I’m one of the Read MoreRead More

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