Archive for the ‘Other’ Category

Oct
30
2014

Movidiam: Linkedin Meets Project Management at the Intersection of Video Production

YouTube and the iPhone are just two of many proof points that the means of filmmaking production have become widely available to the masses. But between the masses and the Hollywood elite, a vibrant middle ground of dedicated, [adrotate group="6"]creative and highly skilled filmmakers has…
Oct
30
2014

Vintage vs Anamorphic Lens Test

We haven't done a lot of posts on Anamorphic lenses in a while but I found this video to be interesting. Anyone that has done any amount of research knows just how desirable the Iscorama Anamorphic lenses are. The problem is they are VERY expensive…
Oct
30
2014

Magic Lantern, Filtration and Lighting Equals Cinematic Goodness

OK here is a simple video that packs a lot of good lessons for everyone into a short timeframe. Here is the rundown for the things you should pay attention to when watching.[adrotate group="6"] - Just how good the Canon 5D Mark III footage looks…
Oct
28
2014

When Looking Into 3D LUTs, Consider Yielding to ImpulZ

Photographing in color has been possible about as long as photography itself with the first attempts being made around 1850. The science of color photography as we know it has existed since Kodachrome was released to the public in 1935. That is almost 80 years…
Oct
27
2014

Big Savings on edelkrone’s MODULA Series

Innovative Turkish company edelkrone offers steep discounts on their rigs while supplies last I haven’t seen them in the metal, but judging by my own experience with their FocusONE PRO follow focus (I actually own one) -- [adrotate group="6"]and if you’re in the market for…
Oct
27
2014

Apple’s Latest OS and Hardware Updates Look Great for Moviemakers

Apple's special event of October 16 included several items of vital interest to this moviemaker/photographer at least. Now that I have had time to consider them and use Yosemite every day since, that interest has turned to pleasure. What I have seen so far, I…
Oct
25
2014

Fotodiox Excell+1: Metabones Has New Competition

UPDATE: “Well, I feel sheepish.” -       Genie, in ALLADIN Sorry, guys, I got it wrong. Yes, PDN is a reputable site.  Yes, they posted on October 14th – not July -- and we picked it up just a few days later.  And yes, we wrote…
Oct
24
2014

Den Lennie Interview on the Business of Filmmaking: “You Have to Grow [a Pair]”

Den Lennie is well-known for his F-Stop Academy, but most especially for the film work he does on behalf of clients in the film and TV industries. Some of his most recent work has been for Sony, both on the A7s and the even newer…
Oct
24
2014

27 Notch Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Articulated Arm Challenger – the Infinity Arm

Hollywood-based camera rental house 27 Notch has launched an Kickstarter campaign for its new articulated arm, the Infinity Arm. Based on the data and the videos, this looks like the strongest articulated arm yet.[adrotate group="6"] Camera and lighting grips and supports are the sort of…
Oct
24
2014

How Much Money Did You Throw Away This Month?

How many of you reading this post have more work that you need? Can willingly turn down work because you are too busy? If that is you then you can skip this post. If you aren't one of the few who have more work than they…