The British government wants to help filmmakers – cut their money and give it to big studios

David Cameron visits Pinewood Studios in England

British Prime Minister David Cameron went on a visit to Pinewood studios last week to enjoy the company of his elitist counterparts in the film industry. As part of accepting their generous hospitality, Cameron said that he wants to make more money available for commercially successful filmmakers rather than funding unproven ones.

EOSHD sends his assistant Watson to investigate – who finds a tiny flaw in Cameron’s plot…

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4K for £4K and why you probably shouldn’t get a JVC HMQ10

JVC HMQ10 4K camera

The Alexa Studio only shoots 2K and HD but apparently the consumer world has decided it is rubbish and we should all rush out and buy 4K cameras and displays.

Hence the semi-pro JVC HMQ10 which goes on sale in March is the first 4K camera to break under the $5K mark or £4K. I’ve been keeping an eye on what JVC are doing with their quick Falconbird processor lately but it seems their strategy is a complete mess to me.

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Sony, Nikon were asked to join Micro Four Thirds and new pro mirrorless coming

Olympus PEN with OM lens

“Don’t be afraid to cannibalise yourself” said Steve Jobs. “If you don’t do it, someone else will”.

In an interview with Imaging Resource, Toshiyuki Terada of Olympus speaks candidly about Sony and Nikon.

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