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Red Bull Media House documentary , Blood Road, opened Sun Valley Film Festival

Blood Road documentary at Sun Valley Film Festival

Inspiring Voyage of Self-Discovery follows Idaho Native and Professional Cyclist Rebecca Rusch as she Pedals the Rugged Ho Chi Minh Trail in Search of the Crash Site that Claimed her Father’s Life During the Vietnam War. World Premiere: Wednesday, March 15th | Encore Screening: Saturday, March 18th Red Bull Media House’s feature length documentary, BLOOD ROAD, opened the Sun Valley ...

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Sun Valley Film Festival Kicks Off this Weekend

Geena Davis will be a special guest at the Sun Valley Film Festival March 15-19 in Sun Valley, Idaho

SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND Sun Valley, ID (March 13, 2017) – Known for its stunning mountain setting and intimate environment, the Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, returns this year with special guests Geena Davis, Allison Williams, John Hawkes, the Farrelly Brothers and more over a weekend that promises to be an unforgettable experience. ...

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David Seidler, Screenwriter, Speaks at Sun Valley Film Festival

David Seidler, Screenwriter for King's Speech speaks at Sun Valley Film Festival, photo by Mark Davis

David Seidler, Screenwriter, Speaks at Sun Valley Film Festival by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson When David Seidler gave his acceptance speech for his Academy Award for the King’s Speech in 2011, I made a promise to myself that if I could ever hear him speak in person, I would be in the audience. I thought I’d have to travel to England ...

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Wild about Sun Valley Film Festival

Sun Valley Film Festival features Bob Poole, wildlife photographer with Nat Geo Wild

Wild about Sun Valley Film Festival by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson During a preview of the Sun Valley Film Festival at JUMP (www.jumpboise.org) in Boise on December 1, Filipe DeAndre, host of the new Nat Geo series Untamed, shared his passion for wildlife photography and filmmaking with the audience via a remote feed. He was one of the discoveries of National ...

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Movie Lovers! Sun Valley Film Festival announces short film line up

Sun Valley Film Festival announces short film slate

Movie Lovers! Sun Valley Film Festival announces short film line up by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson On March 15-19, 2017, filmmakers from all over the world will gather for the sixth annual Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank,. The SVFF features a curated slate of more than 60 cutting-edge films and TV premieres, engaging talks with top industry insiders,, ...

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Sun Valley Film Festival announces winners of High Scribe and other competitions

Sun Valley Film Festival gives grants to filmmakers and a chance to be in the directors chair

Sun Valley Film Festival announces winners of High Scribe and other competitions by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson The Sixth Annual Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, will run March 15-19, 2017, and will feature a curated slate of more than 60 cutting-edge films and TV premieres, engaging Talks with top industry insiders,, fabulous parties and panels, a Screenwriters Lab ...

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Shining a Spot Light on Sun Valley Film Festival’s Laura Mehlhaff

Sun Valley Film Festival Director of Programming Laura Mehlhaff, left, with filmmaker Karen Day

Boise native Laura Mehlhaff—Director of Programming of the Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF)—has worked in film in Los Angeles, New York City, Baltimore, and Albuquerque, but is enthusiastic about growing the film industry in Idaho. While working on a feature film in Los Angeles, she was invited to lunch by Heather Rae—a former Idaho-based producer—and was introduced to Teddy Grennan. ...

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SPROCKIT in your Pocket! #NABshow 2017

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Download SPROCKIT Brochure HERE! Starting a company is easy.  Building a company that can scale and change the world is hard!   Having a great idea that solves a big problem, building an All Star team and raising capital is just the beginning.  You need to get your product in front of the right companies, in the right places at ...

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Lighting for Broadcast (aka “Lighting 101”) as seen at #NABShow

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Modern lighting for broadcasting really got going in 1938 with the appearance of color television. One fact that many people don’t consider is that stage and movie lighting are a bit different. Proper lighting is not nearly as simple as pointing a light and turning it on. All the fancy transmitters and cameras don’t mean a thing if you can’t ...

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NAB: How It All Got Started #NABShow

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Well, here we are, approaching NAB Show!  Once again, I will be present, representing Broadcast Beat Magazine, as I glide through the Show Floor, seeing what I can see of all the newest products and innovations in the studio (broadcast and post-production) industry. “It’s exciting to see how the National Association of Broadcasters and NAB Show has evolved in the ...

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The Truth about True Peak Limiting for Audio with Dr. Paul Tapper of @NugenAudio

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The True Peak measurement is now part of the delivery specification of legislation such as the CALM Act, which has brought audio front and center in the spotlight of the video world, but what does this actually mean? We’re all familiar with the idea of digital samples, digital audio, and digital peak level. But what is True-Peak? The smooth blue ...

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Shaping the Light – Rendering with @Silverdraft

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What do they grow on the render farm? Light and reflection, and images bright. What do they grow on the render farm? Shadows and darkness, shades of the night. Computer juggles the contrast and texture. Sparing the artist, a mechanized protector? The Render Wrangler tends this farm. Your data is safe! No cause for alarm.   Old time animation was ...

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