Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

May
7
2015

Is MZED’s Sound Advice Tour a Sound Investment?

MZED’s tag line is “Education for Creatives” – and they deliver. I’ve personally attended four of their events now, and each time I’ve been blown away by their instructors -- working pros who also happen to be extraordinary educators. Yes, the sponsors (always high calibre)…
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Apr
30
2015

Photographic Lighting Worksop with Jason Lanier for Rotolight at Pinewood Studios, UK, May 13

With the release imminent of Rotolight’s groundbreaking new camera-mounted or stand-mounted LED light the Neo, what better way to try one out than at a photographic lighting workshop at the famous Pinewood Studios in the UK, where Rotolight itself is located? While there you’ll also…
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Mar
25
2015

Sound Advice Tour with Academy Award Winner Frank Serafine

MZED has it pretty well sorted: put accessible star practitioners who also happen to be great educators in a room for a full day with enthusiasts and pros eager for “the knowledge” – and then let it rip. Next up is Frank Serafine's Sound Advice…
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Mar
12
2015

“Just F^&*ing Do It!” Den Lennie Writes a New Book, Business for Filmmakers

I don’t think I’ve come across anyone in the filmmaking-as-small-business community quite as entertaining – nor as entertained by himself (and I mean this in a good way) -- as successful filmmaker and planet5D friend Den Lennie. He’s just written Business for Filmmakers,[adrotate group="6"] the…
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Mar
4
2015

75% Discount on Premier Pro Training, Till March 7th

Belgian filmmaker and planet5D reader Jordy Vandeput has just launched a new training website called Cinecom, and is offering 75% off his introductory course – on Premiere Pro through March 7th. We’re talking $19 until then.[adrotate group="6"] The web literally places much of the world…
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Jan
27
2015

Global Cinematography Institute – something for you? by Mimi Fuenzalida

This is a guest post from Mimi Fuenzalida - I had the great pleasure of meeting her a couple of years ago at the Letus product release for their line of rigs created by Shane Hurlbut (see an image of her shot at that event…
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Jan
15
2015

FREE Cine Summit for Cinematographers coming up – plus bonus webinar replay!

If you're not on the planet5D daily email list, you missed out on a huge chance to talk directly with a Hollywood DP and ask questions about lighting! We ended up having a TON of questions and [adrotate group="6"]the webinar went on for almost an…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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