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Creating the Look of Late Night

A legendary talk show host employs a young scriptwriter and sparks fly in the new indie feature Late Night, premiering at the Sundance Film Festival. Written by and starring Mindy Kaling, and co-starring Emma Thompson, the set-up depicts them as poles apart in generation and culture, adding further twists in the comedy.

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Panavision Showcases Complete Imaging Ecosystem at BSC Expo 2019

  • New features for Millennium DXL Ecosystem include wireless audio feed (D2E v2.0), C-Motion F.I.Z. wireless control compatibility, and DXL Control app for Android
     
  • Proprietary DXL-M Module and accessory package for RED DSMC2 cameras presented with new customized options

 

  • Panalux and LEE Filters to demonstrate latest innovations that display the breadth and versatility of Panavision’s integrated portfolio of products
     
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Sundance Filmmakers Turn to Panavision for Production and Post Services

Over 25 Buzzworthy Titles in 2019 Sundance Lineup Entrusted Panavision and Light Iron for Camera, Lens and Finishing Expertise

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (January 17, 2019) – As entertainment industry luminaries prepare to swarm Park City for the Sundance Film Festival, Panavision and Light Iron (Panavision’s post production subsidiary) are proud to announce their collaborations with filmmakers on more than 25 projects screening or competing at the 2019 event (Jan. 24 – Feb. 3). The independent filmmakers behind these unique stories leveraged the innovative services of Panavision and Light Iron to provide a full range of offerings from gear to final deliverables.

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Making Mrs. Maisel Look Marvelous

If you’ve got a winning recipe then you don’t change ingredients. Amazon’s second season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wisely kept faith with the talent in front and behind the camera which made the period comedy drama an Emmy®-winning smash.

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Darren Lew Blends Anamorphic with the DXL for Maniac

Maniac is a new Netflix miniseries based on a Norwegian dark-comedy about mental illness and pharmaceutical remedies. The project was directed by Emmy®-winner Cary Joji Fukunaga and stars Oscar®-winner Emma Stone and Oscar®-nominee Jonah Hill.

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Multi-camera Television Cinematographers on the Magic of their Craft

Over the last year, the industry has seen a jump in multi-camera production with more than 15 pilots ordered in 2018. The format, which gained early popularity with shows such as I Love Lucy, has remained a constant on the TV landscape but has reemerged with a more cinematic style in recent years. Tasked with creating a richer look to appeal to today’s viewers, but still facing the traditional challenges of shooting multiple camera angles and in front of a live audience, today’s shooters are adept at using advancements in technology and technique to serve their vision.

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Chayse Irvin, CSC Fills his Arsenal with Panavision Tools for BlacKkKlansman

In 1978 in Colorado, undercover police officer Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the resurgent Ku Klux Klan. Unbeknownst to the KKK and Grand Wizard David Duke, Stallworth was the only African-American cop on the Colorado Springs force. This true story was ideal material for director Spike Lee, who turned it into BlacKkKlansman, starring John David Washington, Adam Driver and Topher Grace.

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Cinematographers Bring Movielike Magic to Commercials

In advertising, image is everything. In today’s competitive commercial production world, cinematographers are always looking for an edge. The buzzword is often “cinematic,” and with the extremely high quality of television content, a spot must measure up or be lost in the shuffle. Makers of television content – both narrative projects and commercials – are turning to vintage glass and widescreen aspect ratios to lend their images the epic sweep of classic films.

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