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Salty, from Con Air director, is a crowd-funded film that offers shares of profit to investors

Salty, from Con Air director, is a crowd-funded film that offers shares of profit to investors

By 75 minutes ago

Salty is a crowd-funded movie that's taking to the SyndicateRoom site to allow investors to make money from the film profits. Simon West, director of Con Air, Expendables 2 and Tomb Raider, will be adapting the book Salty into an action comedy movie.... >>

How to land a part in Star Wars: Episode VII

How to land a part in Star Wars: Episode VII

By 22 May 2014

Any young padawans out there who wish to be schooled in the ways of the force are in luck. Star Wars: Episode VII has already begun filming but that doesn't mean it's too late to get involved. In fact there are plenty of ways to get involved with the... >>

Movie plots ruined by technology

Movie plots ruined by technology

By 2 May 2014

Hollywood isn't the same today as it was years ago. Modern technology has made many of the problems faced in older movie plot lines irrelevant by today's standards. Here are some movies that just wouldn't work with the likes of smartphones, social networking... >>

Halo digital feature to be created by Ridley Scott and Battlestar Galactica director

Halo digital feature to be created by Ridley Scott and Battlestar Galactica director

By 3 April 2014

After Microsoft announced Halo's Cortana AI would be the name of its voice-controlled personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, Halo related news was inevitably going to follow. But heavyweight Hollywood director Ridley Scott being involved with a Halo... >>

'Jobs' biopic starring Ashton Kutcher now streaming on Netflix

'Jobs' biopic starring Ashton Kutcher now streaming on Netflix

By 25 March 2014

Jobs, the 2013 biopic chronicling the early days of Apple, is now available for streaming on Netflix.  Steve Jobs is portrayed by Ashton Kutcher in the biopic, with Josh Gad acting as co-founder Steve Wozniak.  Jobs saw a limited release in theatres,... >>

Panasonic DMW-YAGH transforms GH4 camera into 4K broadcast tool

Panasonic DMW-YAGH transforms GH4 camera into 4K broadcast tool

By 7 February 2014

It's not often we write about broadcast equipment, but there was something about the Panasonic DMW-YAGH that made us stand up and pay attention. For this accessory, when paired with the forthcoming Lumix GH4 compact system camera, enables uncompressed... >>

Tarantino ditches The Hateful Eight film after script leaks online

Tarantino ditches The Hateful Eight film after script leaks online

By 22 January 2014

Big movie studios are always banging on about how the internet is killing films and now it's happened quite literally. Quentin Tarantino has ditched his film, The Hateful Eight, after his script leaked online. Tarantino shared the early version of the... >>

Netflix UHD 4K interview: When, where and how to get 4K content

Netflix UHD 4K interview: When, where and how to get 4K content

By 14 January 2014

At this year's CES consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas we were treated to all kinds of televisual treats. And as much as we've been sucked in by the wonders of the latest 4K TVs from all the big manufacturers, it's the content that we're most... >>

The new Hobbit movie saw Weta Digital make Smaug larger than a 747 in one scene yet use GoPros in another

The new Hobbit movie saw Weta Digital make Smaug larger than a 747 in one scene yet use GoPros in another

By 30 December 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug saw some of the best special effects to date. If you haven’t seen it be warned, this will have spoilers. That said, the scene where Smaug chases Bilbo about the mountain of treasure is jaw-dropping and obviously took... >>

Sony moves in to Pinewood Studios and talks to us about 4K production

Sony moves in to Pinewood Studios and talks to us about 4K production

By 6 December 2013

To see what's what in the world of motion picture production, we went along to Pinewood Studios to have a look at the facilities there, and to see what Sony is doing with its new motion picture cameras, and how digital is coming along as a technology... >>