This Month In Film!

Welcome to our new series of post: this month in film!

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1. The Hubble Space Telescope has been used to take a new 1.5 BILLION Pixel Photograph Of Andromeda Galaxy. Get all the science behind it, and see it in all it’s beauty on IFLScience’s site.

2. These Are the 20 Most Pirated Movies of 2014:
1. The Wolf of Wall Street (30.035 million)
2. Frozen (29.919 million)
3. RoboCop (29.879 million)
4. Gravity (29.357 million)
5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) (27.627 million
6. Thor: The Dark World (25.749 million)
7. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (25.628 million)
8. The Legend of Hercules (25.137 million)
9. X-Men: Days of Future Past 24.380 million
10. 12 Years a Slave (23.653 million)
11. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (23.543 million)
12. American Hustle (23.143 million)
13. 300: Rise of an Empire (23.096 million)
14. Transformers: Age of Extinction (21.65 million)
15. Godzilla (20.956 million)
16. Noah (20.334 million)
17. Divergent (20.312 million)
18. Edge of Tomorrow (20.299 million)
19. Captain Phillips (19.817 million)
20. Lone Survivor (19.130 million)

Data is taken from Variety’s findings.

3. Game of Thrones is about to make television history in becoming the first series to be screen in IMAX theatres. Unfortunately for those of us outside the US, we’re going to have to wait a little bit longer until HBO series teams up with other IMAX theatres (if at all)!

4. Using just 12 seconds of footage, researchers at Cornell University have developed an algorithm that can analyse footage and determine who’s wearing the camera, due to us all moving in our unique way! Read more on the Gizmodo blog!

5. A little visual treat here as a white tailed eagle takes of from the Eiffel Tower. Mute the video and put on your favourite tune whilst watching!

MOFILM Filmmaker Tips

First in a new series, MOFILM Filmmaker Tips, we have New Zealand Director Nikki Parlane.  If you’ve also got some sage advice to pass on, send us an email to community at MOFILM dot com, or catch us on Twitter.

We just need your words, we can do the fancy picture bit!

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MONEWS: Wayne Rooney, Las Vegas, New Briefs!

Welcome to the first MONEWs of 2015!

It’s best place to hear all the latest about MOFILM events, briefs and gossip! This weeks episode covers the recent Las Vegas event as well as talking about some of the latest briefs, all brought to you by MOFILM’s Nick Streatfield.

If there is any topic you’d like us to cover in future episodes, then let us know on twitter or Facebook using #askMOFILM