Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

Nov
26
2014

Masters in Motion Heading To Texas in December: Get There If You Can

A Zoolander-level (“Ridiculously good-looking”) agenda and set of A-list presenters at Masters in Motion – a three day event for filmmakers coming up in just two weeks -- promises inspiration, learning and collaboration pretty well guaranteed to up your game. If only we lived closer…
Nov
12
2014

FroKnows DSLR video training for noobs and intermediates

I know many of you need good training on shooting video with your DSLR and there have been a few courses, but frankly there hasn't been enough variety and quality. The DSLR video revolution is 6 years old and still going strong! New people are…
Oct
7
2014

Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience Review: Get Thee to It, Now!

I didn't have a Canon C500, 5D Mk III, or Blackmagic Cinema Camera on me, but Shane Hurlbut & Co. had all that and much, much more at the Philly stop of Shane Hurlbut's Illumination Experience Tour. On the other hand, I did have an…
Sep
9
2014

The Problem with Philly: Free Workshop “Dynamic Range in Filmmaking” is in LA

This free workshop sponsored by Revolution Cinema Rentals and Hurlbut Visuals offers hands-on demos from a pile of the coolest vendors out there. Sigh. Some people play golf on the weekend, but if you’re like me (and your significant other and/or kids are otherwise engaged),[adrotate…
Aug
8
2014

Get Super Early Bird Discounts at The CineBootCamp – The Highest Rated DSLR Filmmaking Workshop

Yep, we love the gear. But what I think so many of us really love are the challenges of interacting with and mastering the gear, learning from the gear, and, above all – seeing the results of that process come alive on the screen.[adrotate group="6"]…
Jul
22
2014

Awesome timelapse workshops coming in October – plus $100 off discount for planet5D readers

If you're looking to learn timelapse, there's no better way to do it than to get out and do it! So why not join these two new workshops in October being taught by Ron Risman, Rich Harrington, and Keith Kiska. Ron just returned from teaching…
Jul
7
2014

The Filmmaker’s Intensive workshop is in Scotland in just 3 weeks!

Our good friend Jem Schofield is doing an amazing training program in about 3 weeks called the Filmmaker's Intensive and you should check it out![adrotate group="6"] We also discussed this on the podcast a couple of weeks ago where we discussed the filmmaker's intensive intently…
Jun
30
2014

Experience an All-Day Workshop with SNL Film Unit Editor Adam Epstein at the Cutting Edge Post-Production Tour

Like Alex Buono, Adam Epstein is part of the Saturday Night Live Film Unit (he’s an editor there; Buono is DP). Also like Alexo Buono (and Vincent LaForet, for that matter), he’s headlining an MZed tour, this one titled Cutting Edge Post-Production. It is a…
Jun
1
2014

Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion tour review

First, let me just tell you that Vincent Laforet Directing Motion training (get a discount there too) is worth going to, it may or when your ability to watch movies without seeing every bit of motion and how they made it, but if you're a…
May
19
2014

Versatility in Filmmaking: A Revolution Cinema Free Event in LA

Shane Hurlbut and our friends at Revolution Cinema Rentals are having a free pre-CineGear event with hands-on demonstrations from several great vendors and presentations that you may be interested in attending.[adrotate group=“6”] Unfortunately I won’t be in the area (i know that disappoints so many…