Monday, 30 March 2009

3-D: The Future of Movies - TIME

A 3D piece from Time with some interesting stats and facts in.

3-D: The Future of Movies - TIME

Sunday, 29 March 2009

Sunday overtime

Up hideously early considering the clocks went forward to watch the Australian Grand Prix and, with an empty house and all the chores done, am fiddling about with bits and pieces of work. Part of that means trying to get together the material for this year's April Fool press release. Last year's, about a start-up company that had developed a new 8D system, got published in quite a few place (including here and here), so it's going to be a challenge to top that.

Post BSG

io9 assesses the runners and riders for that all important quality sci-fi dosage.

Your New Favorite Tv Show: What Show Is Your New Battlestar?

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Brand on the run

Latest TVB-e newsletter will hit desktops tomorrow. Got some good stories in it, including a rather innovative new product from Pixel Power called BrandManager which integrates a complete master control switcher with broadcast graphics for channel branding purposes. Clever stuff.

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Wild at Heart

Trying to set up an interview with Anthony Geffen, the Director of The Wildest Dream. Film looks like it could be a good 'un...

Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab (1950-1951)

Waay coool...

Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab (1950-1951): "The set came with four types of uranium ore,"

Sci Fi science errors

Quite right too, but they missed the worst one: spaceships making a noise in a vacuum. Man, that bugs me!

SFX: the leading science fiction, fantasy and horror magazine

Monday, 23 March 2009

NAB - what goes up...

Starting work on a piece for Broadcast looking at the upcoming NAB show in Vegas. Plenty of products about to be launched there, but will there be anyone there to see them? It's almost an old Buddhist koan: if a brand new camera is launched to an empty press conference, does it make any noise?

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Preview finished

Just looked at the final proofs of Fineline Media Finance's Preview magazine, which I just wrote with Sadie at Bubble & Squeak. Good issue, with a nice piece on the RED camera in the UK kicking it all off. Previous issues (and the current one soon) here.

Small ones are more juicy

Finished a piece for Broadcast on cameras and miniaturisation - should be published on 26/03/09.

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Analogue blogging

"Alfred Sirleaf is an analog blogger. He take runs the “Daily News”, a news hut by the side of a major road in the middle of Monrovia. He started it a number of years ago, stating that he wanted to get news into the hands of those who couldn’t afford newspapers, in the language that they could understand."

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Monday, 2 March 2009