Sylvia Monge

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Sylvia Monge Sylvia Monge is a film editor and a film historian. She loves classic westerns and French cinema.
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DirectTV Now, PlayStation Vue or Sling TV? Which one to pick?

We had a few questions about the differences between online live TV services that are available now, which one to pick, and which one offers the best packages with the most affordable prices. Right now there are three major players in this field: PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now, and Sling TV. ... Full story

Verizon Mifi in our studio

The rules of the game have changed, and now a low budget film isn’t one with a budget under $100,000, but a film made by spending $10,000 or less. An independent romantic-comedy out of Germany, Go With the Flo, had ... Full story

First Look: Second Generation of Acer Aspire S7 & WiDi

I loved the first generation Acer’s Aspire S7 ultrabook because of the elegance in its design, its light weight and reliability.  Now, after getting a first look at the second generation of the Acer Aspire S7, I must say that ... Full story

Acer’s Aspire S7 for Cinephiles & Filmmakers

When it comes to reviewing a product, I have an incurable complex: I cannot stop myself from reading all the negative reviews about it first. I had promised myself to put an end to this addiction, but when I was ... Full story

iPad The Great & the magnificent Verizon’s Samsung 4G LTE Hotspot device

I am definitely not what you would consider an “Apple-fanatic”—I’ve been working on PC’s my whole life and have been resisting the Apple movement—but I have to tell you that I am crazy about the iPad, especially the New iPad. ... Full story

I have an IMAX Theater at home!

When I look back at my life, I see that I have spent a good part of it in movie theaters, staring spell bounded, at the silver screen.  I honestly did not like watching movies on TV, I hated it. ... Full story

Canon EOS 5D Mark 2 can do the job

Once upon a time, when every cinematographer was shooting on film stock, you had to make many choices. Every single element you were using, including the make and type of the film you were using, could give your work a ... Full story

Now I can edit my films in peace!

I am a film editor by trade; for years I had been using the traditional ways of editing film and working for most of my life in Europe. I loved those Steenbeck editing tables and I long for the touch ... Full story

Let's have a "Crazy Talk!"

John C. Martin II, VP of Product Marketing, leads Reallusion's award-winning CrazyTalk and iClone Studio. A founding member of Reallusion USA, John represents Reallusion's brands and the continued development of evermore accessible filmmaking technology. John's role as spokesperson for Reallusion ... Full story

Toon Boom Animate Pro can cover the entire needs of a production efficiently

I have used many digital animation packages in the past and Toon Boom Animate Pro downloaded and installed easily. Upon opening Toon Boom Animate Pro, I was struck with a very robust and complex interface. This is a serious professional ... Full story

Watch out! A mouse called Go Nano is in your notebook!

Almost one out of the ten times I manage to bang my laptop onto a desk or a wall (don’t call me clumsy, you do it, too), I lose a USB wireless mouse receiver that extends out from the side ... Full story

Cinema Without Borders announces nominees for the Best International Film award at the 2008 Palm Springs ShortFest

Burbank, California— Cinema Without Borders has been awarding the Best International Film since 2007 at Palm Springs International ShortFest. Last year, Cinema Without Borders awarded its Best International Film Award to Milan (a co-production of Germany, Serbia, and Montenegro), ... Full story

CWB hosts the Best of ShortFest on Feb 24

Cinema Without Borders hosts a SSG Screening Series on Sunday, February 24th, 12:30 PM at the Fine Arts Theater in Los Angeles. This screening is dedicated to the Best films from the 2007 Palm Springs ShortFest International Festival and Film ... Full story

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