BALDWIN CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER, REMAINS IN LEAD ROLE Actor Alec Baldwin faces an involuntary manslaughter charge following the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust in October 2021. The 64-year-old star of Beetlejuice and Glengarry Glen Ross was rehearsing a scene when a prop revolver he was using fired a live bullet. Rust ’s armourer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, was charged with the same offence. Baldwin won’t be charged with shooting director, Joel Souza, despite being hit by the same bullet that killed the Ukrainian. Baldwin remains in the lead role as filming continues, his lawyer has confirmed. Matt Hutchins, the victim’s widower, stays as executive producer. Hutchins worked on 30-plus feature-length films, shorts and miniseries, including Archenemy , Darlin’ , Blindfire and The Mad Hatter , in roles such as DOP and associate producer. An investigation by Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is yet to find how rounds got on-set.
Atomos provides onboard monitoring and recording at Sundance 2023
Video technology specialist, Atomos, supported the Sundance Film Festival with onboard monitoring, recording for the daily recap and distributing videos across its social media channels and theatres. Workflow for 13 production crews included using the Ninja V Atomos Connect module, with cloud connectivity and Adobe Camera to Cloud powered by Frame.io. “Being entrusted by Sundance to ensure all content for the film festival’s in-house productions was captured, distributed and shared is a great honour,” said Trevor Elbourne, CEO of Atomos. Sclera Digital, a well-trusted cinema equipment rental company based in Los Angeles, provided five Peplink bonded dual-band 11ac Wi-Fi systems with two embedded LTE modems.
Canon, the exclusive provider of cameras for the film festival, supported the event with a combination of EOS R6 mirrorless DSLRs, EOS C200 digital cinema cameras and EOS 5D Mark IV DSLRs. The Sundance Film Festival took place 19-29 January in Park City, Utah both in-person and online.
SPECIALIST TECH Atomos helped things go smoothly with its Camera to Cloud capability
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