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David Cronenberg unequivocally offered his stance on the movie industry's move away from film and towards digital today, telling the Toronto Sun at the Cannes Film Festival that "it's about time that film died its natural death and it's doing that."
Final Cut Pro X updated with multicamera editing features, advanced time syncing, new import options
Apple just Final Cut Pro X to 10.0.3, adding in multicamera editing functionality with the ability to sync cameras using recorded audios, more advanced chroma keying, deeper XML import / export support, and new support for Thunderbolt-based broadcast monitoring.
Professional video camera company RED filed a US federal court lawsuit against rival Arri on December 21st. RED claims that Arri used hacked emails that its then-VP Michael Bravin obtained from Band Pro Film & Digital to gain an unfair advantage. RED says the emails contained trade secrets on its Epic camera.