Archive for 'Training'
Posted on 05. Dec, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
The amazing team at stillmotion has a new very emotional project they’re very passionate about plus they’re doing a new US training tour you will want to participate in – see the map below for the 30 cities they’re visiting where you can attend! The movie is about slavery. Hard to fathom, but we’re still […]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by planetmitch.
This is a simple data management process that makes sense as I often have trouble remembering whether I’ve copied all the files off of a CF or SD memory card. This came from the @stillmotion KNOW tour and I thought it would be good to share with my readers. the card trick from @stillmotion What […]
Posted on 12. Nov, 2013 by steven schwartz.
What happens when you’re ready to shoot and “available light” means you’ve got way too much light? Nobody looks their best with harsh under-eye shadows (the dreaded “raccoon” look) or when your talent is squinting from a reflector blasting photons into their watery eyes. This article from Crew of One proposes that removing (subtracting) light […]
Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Are you a filmmaker and a lover of nature? Have a bucket list with “film herds of elephants in Africa” on your list? If so, this is going to be very interesting for you! Oh how I wish I could go on this trip (and I’m taking donations too HA!)! Maybe someday – but for […]
Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Elbows against your rib cage, knees flexed, cradle the camera gently in your hands and shoot…darn, the shots are still shaky. Well, how about a really cheap way to add that third point of contact for smoother shots? Check out this article by RedShark News. Polaroid Chest stabiliser Chris Cory reviews the Polaroid Chest Stabiliser […]
Posted on 16. Sep, 2013 by fletch murray.
It takes your breath away, the first time you use Magic Lantern’s “software add-on”. That’s what ML calls it. I call it “Magic Window”. No longer is your video an approximation of what you filmed. It’s like you’re looking through a window at what you filmed. Magic Lantern on 5D3 A last minute Alaska shoot […]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by planetDustin.
Hello planet5D time-lapse junkies. Dustin Farrell here. I am happy to announce that my course on how I time-lapse start to finish is now online at Lynda.com. You can view the entire 17 minute course here. In order to watch the entire film you will have to get a monthly subscription to Lynda. I must […]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Filmmaking Masterclass with Philip Bloom Kinocchio presents a two day Masterclass with DOP, Director and Filmmaker Philip Bloom, that will be held on August 31st – September 1st 2013, in the beautiful location of the Groggia Theatre in Venice, during the 70th Venice Film Festival. The Masterclass is limited to only 20 participants. This is […]
Posted on 22. Jul, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Tony Reale (nextwaveDV) pointed to this the other day on his twitter stream and it is very interesting! Quite well done by the folks over at FilmmakerIQ While we all probably know what green screening (chroma keying) is, we often don’t think about how it came to be and this video goes all the way […]
Posted on 14. Jun, 2013 by planetmitch.
planetLuke released this tutorial about how to use his presets to do cinematic color grading. He’s using several scenes from his Canon EOS 5D Mark III short “Copelandia” — and I thought maybe you’d want to see that first… Cinematic Color Grading Luke’s description Check out all 30 presets for Premiere, AE, Sony Vegas Pro, […]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by planetmitch.
If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to compile Magic Lantern from scratch, then this is the video for you! Magic Lantern often has pre-compiled versions for us to download, but they also have a “nightly build” which is just the source code that has been updated that day – and if you want the […]
Posted on 06. Jun, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Alex Buono is the Director of Photography for all of the recorded segments of Saturday Night Live and has been DP on several movies as well as being a Canon Explorer of Light so he’s very comfortable presenting – and thanks to Alex inviting me to the St. Louis event yesterday, I was again blessed […]