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Filmly 72-Hour Film Festival 2017

Filmly is a 72 hour film festival that aims to provide emerging creatives with an opportunity to cut their teeth on 3 days of run ‘n’ gun filmmaking. With its beginnings at Deakin University, the festival expanded in 2016 to include students at Swinburne and RMIT. The event was a huge success, seeing ACMI come on board to

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SAVAGE SPONSORSHIP: a unique opportunity for indie filmmakers

Achieving high production values on a tight budget is a struggle indie filmmakers know all too well. Tom Savige, Gaffer/Grip and owner of Savage Film Services, has created a sponsorship program that promises to be a game changer for the Melbourne indie filmmaking community. It is the first of its kind, and offers a unique opportunity for

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What’s Shooting Around Aus?

We know a few of you are hoping to enter the world of high-end filmmaking, so we thought we’d throw together this list of handy links to keep you in the industry loop. Screen Australia – Upcoming Productions Link: www.screenaustralia.gov.au/upcoming-productions Here you can see what’s in pre-production and currently shooting throughout Australia. The productions are

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ARRI’s New Master Grips Feature Fascinating Upgrades

ARRI has upgraded its classic grips with 21st-century features. After their release at IBC in September, the ARRI Master Grips have finally made their first stateside appearance. At an event at AbelCine in New York last week, we got a chance to spend hands-on time with them—which is, of course, what matters most for handgrips.

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Yi Tech 4K Action Camera vs. GoPro HERO4 Black

This year the partner company of Xiaomi, Yi Technology, has introduced the second generation of sports cameras under the name Yi 4K Action Camera. Two major features of the novelty are the presence of the display on its rear face and the ability to record video in 4K format. Yi 4K Camera turned out interesting and functional, while due to its price and performance it can compete with GoPro Hero 4.

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