Here is part three of my ongoing series detailing my personal experiences with digital cinema surrounding the production of my first film April Showers. The original article, in its entirety, can be found on Theo’s Roundtable. —– Following a collapsed economy and an R rating by the MPAA (don’t get me started), my first film or foray into the [...]

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Jade Design Appoints Andrew Robinson As Director, Digital Content A/V Industry Veteran To Focus On Engaging & Educating Home Audio Enthusiasts Through Online Platforms FRANKLIN, TN, 05/06/2013–Jade Design, LLC,parent company of high performance audio brands including Emotiva, Emotiva Pro and Sherbourn, today announced that it has appointed Andrew Robinson as its Director, Digital Content. Robinson is [...]

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A few weeks ago the news broke that IMAX was getting into the home theater game with the introduction of their IMAX Private Theatre program. While IMAX’s announcement hit the specialty AV space like a tsunami, there wasn’t a great deal of information given as to what having or purchasing an IMAX home theater truly [...]

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A former colleague of mine recently reminded his readers (in what I think was a jab aimed at me) that I once famously said, “the industry isn’t going to sell 4K, 50-inches at a time.” What he was referring to was a comment I made following this past January’s CES show in Las Vegas, where [...]

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Here is part two of my ongoing series detailing my personal experiences with digital cinema surrounding the production of my first film April Showers. The original article, in its entirety, can be found on Theo’s Roundtable. —– As complicated as filming April Showers was in 4K using the now defunct Dalsa Origin II camera system, it was nothing [...]

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Below is an excerpt from my first article in what is to be an ongoing series that will examine and discuss various topics having to do with digital cinema -from script to screen. This series will be hosted, in its entirety, on Theo’s Roundtable, though you will be able to read excerpts here. I’ve partnered with [...]

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So the big news in the world of home theater today -or should I say cost-no-object home theater -is IMAX. That’s right, IMAX has gone public with the news that they will be offering a new, home IMAX cinema experience dubbed “IMAX Private Theatre.” The IMAX Private Theatre isn’t a new format or technology per [...]

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UltraHD/4K’s arrival on the scene is no longer a matter of if but when. UltraHD/4K WILL happen, much like death and taxes, consumers the world over will soon have to deal with the budding new format. I know I have been critical of UltraHD/4K in the past (and still am) but I fear that criticism [...]

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Introduction MXL, a division of Marshall Electronics, has been in the professional AV space for nearly 30 years. While the Marshal brand spans both audio and video, MXL’s focus is entirely audio, specifically the capture and recording of audio be it in the studio or out in the field. The subject of this review is [...]

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The following post has been brewing for some time and is a direct result of several conversations that I’ve had with Michael Gaughn, editor of Theo’s Roundtable. Michael has been kind enough to help me with this post so I wanted to take this opportunity to thank him and to encourage you all to read [...]

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Last week and the week prior I wrote a couple of posts dealing with the topic of anamorphic filmmaking and exhibition. Both articles dealt with anamorphic’s inherent cinematic qualities and less about its raw technical aspects. It’s not that I didn’t understand the technical behind what makes an anamorphic image an anamorphic image, I did, [...]

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Filmography

 April Showers (2009)

Genre: Drama
Studio: WarnerVOD
Written/Directed by: Andrew Robinson
Produced by: Jenna Edwards, April Wade
Starring: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom, Illeana Douglas and Tom Arnold