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FAA approves drones for movie shoots

Variety reports an historic agreement that will allow moviemakers to use drones for aerial shots. According to the story, there are height, time, and other limits. 

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Bend it like…iPhone 6 Plus

The positive reviews of the new iPhones keep coming. But in a world where few things are perfect, complaints have been heard that the iPhone 6 Plus is subject to pocket bending. To get the facts, Unbox Therapy scarified a phone in real time. If you have a strong stomach, take a look at the…

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Disposable Film Festival will show mobile movies on Virgin America

In a major exhibition breakthrough, the Disposable Film Festival has made a deal to show mobile-shot videos on Virgin America flights. The curtain goes up on October 5. To get in on the action, consider submitting your mobile movies to the Disposable Film Festival.  

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The Artistic Implications of the iPhone 6

We’ve read plenty of technical reviews of the new iPhone. But ultimately, the excitement isn’t about the equipment. It’s what people do with it. That is the chase that Angela Watercutter cuts to in her recent Wired magazine piece “The iPhone 6’s New Camera Could Forever Change Filmmaking.”

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New prize for Music Video contest: Movie Magic Screenwriter scriptwriting program

The Write Brothers–a world leader in film and TV screenwriting and production software–has generously donated a copy of their award-winning MOVIE MAGIC® SCREENWRITER™ as a prize in our current music video competition. You can read more about the software at screenplay.com. We expect to add additional prizes in the weeks ahead.

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Apple’s new iOS 8 adds key camera functions

Historically, third-party apps like Filmic Pro have turned the iPhone and iPad into world-class cameras. While those apps are still significant, iOS 8  builds some of that add-on functionality into the devices. For a quick rundown, here’s an article  by Maya Sugarman of radio station 89.3 KPCC. You might also wish to check out MMM’s 10-second tip on the…

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