Entertainment Technology Weekly Link Roundup #33 min read

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We know you don’t always have time to dig around the internet, so we’ve done the work of finding some of the best stories we’ve seen this week and are sharing them here for you.

Lighting

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Photo courtesy: TechieTalk

Robe Installed at Terminal 5 New York [TechieTalk] – Three key live music venues in New York City managed by The Bowery Presents – Brooklyn Steel, Webster Hall and most recently the Mondo Award-nominated, 2800 capacity Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan – all feature Robe moving lights in their house rigs.

A new light from Astera adds to the Cinematographers tool box [PLSN] – Programmable color temperature household light bulbs have been around for a couple years, though they are quite costly in comparison to regular ones and have proven to not be road worthy. DMX-able festoon bulbs have also come on strong. But the lighting industry was still in need of a bright, sturdy fixture that could change to any color, emit enough brightness to be more than a set practical, and work well with cameras. Astera has stepped up and filled that niche with the NYX bulb, which is the first color tunable LED bulb designed for the professional film, stage and event worlds.

Designing The 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs [LiveDesignOnline] – When the National Hockey League returned to play after pausing due to COVID-19 concerns, they partnered with Hotopp Associates to enhance the Stanley Cup playoffs in otherwise empty arenas.

Film

Marvel’s Falcon & The Winter Soldier Reportedly Back To Filming In Atlanta [ScreenRant] – Twitter user Stanrico Lawson has captured a short video showing that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has resumed filming at Atlantic Station.

This Georgia Road Trip Map Will Take You To 12 Famous Movie & Show Filming Locations [Narcity] – What some may not know, is that many of your favorite flicks and shows have been filmed right in The Peach State. Between beautiful nature views and small-town charm, there are plenty of natural backdrops that just needed to be taken advantage of on the big screen. You can actually visit these 12 famous filming locations in Georgia and live life like your fave characters for a day.

The 25 Best Film Lighting Books for 2020 [MAGNUM] – Reading books on film lighting and cinematography is an amazing way to learn the skills you need for lighting your next film project. Nothing beats actually doing the work, but learning from the masters will give you a solid foundation.

Events

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Photo courtesy: New York Times

How the NFL Started Football Season on Time in the Pandemic [NYTimes] – The league stuck to its plans to open its season Thursday with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans, even as pandemic spikes, player opt-outs and racial unrest forced alterations.

Avalon’s Drive-In Live Event Series Returns On Sept. 18 [Patch] – “Drive-In Live” is returning to Alpharetta’s mixed-use center Avalon for three more events this fall.

2020 Southern Chefs Potluck: A Virtual Event [AJC] – Wholesome Wave Georgia’s 11th Southern Chefs Potluck is going virtual on Sunday, October 11, 2020 to benefit families hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic with fresh, healthy, and locally grown food. 


We’ll be back next week with another roundup for you. If you have a link you’d like to be considered for our list, let us know in the comments, or reach out to us on social media!

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