3D COMPOSITION SOFTWARE FUSION 7 GOES FREE

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Fusion  7 is a 3d compositing and animation tool which I’ve never used. But seeing as I haven’t used Nuke or the others let’s get to the gist of it.  Blackmagic design, the nice guys who gave us DaVinci Resolve, the Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket cameras which gave us RAW and 4K on the cheap are giving you the filmmaker the awesome opportunity to create high end special effects for your low budget films with a free version of the fusion 7 software. Continue reading “3D COMPOSITION SOFTWARE FUSION 7 GOES FREE”

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN WITHDRAWN FROM AFRIFF 2013

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For reasons not yet known, the movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best selling novel, half of a yellow sun has been withdrawn from the 2013 edition of the annual AFRICA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (AFRIFF).
The decision by the executive producers to not show the film at AFRIFF will most certainly be met with disappointment from all quarters, AFRIFF 2013 which kicks off on November 10th in Calabar will however not suffer a dearth of content as there will be strong showings by filmmakers across Africa and the diaspora with titles like Camarada President (Zimbabwe), Duran Poison(South Africa), Drama consult(Germany/Nigeria) among others. to check out the full list and read festival programmer and jury coordinator Keith Shiri’s statement visit their website here.
Half of a yellow Sun has a production cost of eight million US Dollars, eighty percent of which came from Nigerian investors and was produced by Andrea Calderwood amongst others, who also co-produced the last king of Scotland.

View the trailer for half of a yellow sun here.

Source: AFRIFF

WIN $6000 IN THE GUINESS/MOFILM MADE OF MORE COMPETITION

Have you heard of MOFILM? If you probably haven’t heard of them well just go here, no, specifically go here, they are a Brand that provides a platform for filmmakers and musicians to create content for major brands-at least that’s what it says on their website.
The good news is you stand a chance to win $6000 in the MOFILM/GUINESS MADE OF MORE AFRICA competition. All you have to do is register on their site, create a video of sixty seconds length that emphasizes the fact that Africa is made of more (you can even ask for production grants to help with shooting your advert, deadline for submission for grants is October 31) and your advert could be the next GUINESS ad for 2014 and win a whopping $6000 while you are at it!

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