Archive for 'Daily'
Posted on 02. Apr, 2013 by planetmitch.
The Music Bed is indeed making it easier to find, select, and license appropriate music for your next film project (or any kind of video project) by announcing their new iOS app where you can filter and listen to music specifically tuned for filmmaking. PLUS! Our friends @themusicbed are giving away $thousands in prizes to [...]
Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by planetmitch.
Finally getting back into the swing after spending so much time launching the new planet5D forums, we take a quick first look at the Aviator Travel Jib from Nice Industries. Find out more about them here: www.aviatorcameragear.com/ I’ve tried another ‘travel jib’ and the Aviator Travel Jib surely is much smaller for travel and yet [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by planetmitch.
Now that we’ve notified most users that the forums are now updated with all the cinema5D data, it is time to start exploring how to use them a little more efficiently. I know we all have different methods for getting around, but I thought that it would be good to show you how to see [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by planetmitch.
An overview of 3 different mics from RØDE and 3 different ways of recording audio for your DSLR. This video covers the SmartLav, the Lav mic, and the Video Mic (with new Rycote shock mount). In future episodes, I’ll cover more detail about the different options and what causes problems (opportunities). rode mic side by [...]
Posted on 11. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
UPDATE! ORIGINAL SOUND FILE IS HERE: THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE AUDIO UPLOADED TO YOUTUBE _ click the link above for the original file please! This is our third installment of our look at the brand-new microphones from RØDE – today we are covering the new RØDE SmartLav! I think this is going to [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
The other day, we showed off the new RØDE iXY microphone for your iPhone 4 or iPad – today we have a quick report on the brand new version of the incredibly popular RØDE Videomic called the “Rode VideoMic with Rycote Lyre Suspension System” – with a brand new shock mount from Rycote! No more [...]
Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
We’ve told you before about the RØDE iXY – and now we’ve gotten our hands on one! Here’s our first impressions of the brand new RØDE iXY and RØDE Rec iOS recording app! For more info on the RØDE iXY, pop into this planet5D post: daily planet5D – #54 the RØDE iXY Here’s how to [...]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
Last week as you know, I was in LA and I took a couple of hours to go to visit the good folks over at Revolution Cinema Rentals (a part of Hurlbut Visuals). I met with Lydia Hurlbut and Q and the entire team – it was a great afternoon seeing their brand new facility [...]
Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
There are often new people reading planet5D and I find that they don’t always know all the terms we use as filmmakers so I thought I’d cover some basics every now and then. I’ve recently been sent two different Neutral Density (ND) filters and so what better time to introduce you to the Eclipse ND [...]
Posted on 13. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
One of the very first (if not the first) unboxing of a Canon EOS 1D C on the planet – thanks to bhphotovideo.com! The Canon EOS 1D C is finally rolling out around the USA – it was announced back in November 2011 and is finally shipping. You can pick one up at B&H for [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
It has been a while since I’ve produced a new planet5D episode, and being a new year I thought I should get back on the horse and start cranking out some videos. In this daily planet5D episode I just simply show a few things that I’ve got scheduled for review and just give you little [...]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
In this episode, I was working outside raking leaves and decided that I should try to shoot some video for istockphoto.com and thought I would use my Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly and give you a behind-the-scenes as well as a little bit of entertainment to go with it for your Thanksgiving pleasure. planet5d.com/istock will give [...]