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Director-producer Art Haynie jumped into immersive video technology with a concert film that preserves for 360-degree...

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Planar Systems to Buy NaturalPoint and OptiTrack for $125 Million

Video display systems specialist Planar Systems is acquiring optical-tracking technology company NaturalPoint, which makes...

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Dec 2 The Rolling Stones: Ride ’Em on Down

Kristen Stewart stars as (maybe?) the last woman in L.A. in this new music video for a Stones cover of a Delta blues classic. It's directed by François Rousselet; also behind the camera is cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC. 

Dec 1 John Lewis: #BusterTheBoxer

This new Christmas-themed spot for British retailer John Lewis featuring a little girl, her parents, and their dog — plus a few of their neighbors — has been named the most viral ad of the year by ad technology company Unruly, which measured the number of times ads had been shared on the …

Nov 30 OK Go: The One Moment

The rock band best known for making music videos exceptionally difficult and elaborately impressive returns with "The One Moment," using the magic of super-slow-motion camera work to stretch a few seconds of chaos out over four minutes of gracefully choreographed visuals. OK Go frontman D…

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