May20th

New on the Event Calendar: the filmmaker’s intensive

Posted By planetmitch
I just mentioned the upcoming live interview with Jem Schofield and in that post mentioned he has some new training coming up in June... well, if you act now and…
May20th

New on the Event Calendar: planet5D live interview with Jem Schofield

Posted By planetmitch
Many of you may have seen my tweet about it earlier, but I had a great chat today with Jem Schofield about a ton of different subjects surrounding the "HDSLR"…
May20th

Helping others thru our photography via Kiva.org

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: This was originally published on Aug 9, 2009. Since then, we've increased our loan value thanks to you! In this time of need all around the world, planet5D urges…
May19th

Gizmodo gives glowing review for the Canon Rebel T2i/550D calling it the ideal first DSLR

Posted By planetmitch
Gizmodo today released a report on the Canon Rebel T2i/550D and were bold in saying "This Should Be Your First DSLR" right at the top - they really love this…
May19th

The Westdoc Conference for documentary and reality filmmakers Sept 13-15

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For those of you documentary and reality filmmakers, we've just found out about this conference that you need to know about! The Westdoc Conference for Documentary and Reality Filmmakers will…
May19th

Wall-E filmed with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Sorry, that's a bit of a stretch title, we were just having a bit of fun with this movie... it isn't the real Wall-e, but a toy version of the…
May18th

Genus and Manfrotto form Strategic Partnership

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Friends of planet5D, Genus (the guys who make great matte boxes and other cool stuff) sent us this PR today about a new partnership they have with Manfrotto here in…
May17th

Second Behind The Scenes from “The Last 3 Minutes”

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Shane Hurlbut has posted the second of three behind the scenes movies from their making of the short "The Last 3 Minutes"... This episode was from the "Vietnam sequence" from…
May16th

DSLR Filmaking seminars

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We also got an email from Marcelo Lewin at NewMediaWebinars.com who is hosting a couple of free HDSLR webinars in June. They are using the broadcast it free or get…
May16th

Near Minneapolis? HDSLR workshop this Tuesday

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This came in this weekend and we're adding it to the Event Calendar in case you're near Minneapolis, Minnesota. The seminar is called "Moving into Motion". By the way, you…
May15th

@FeliciaDay announces “The Guild” to be shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Felicia Day @feliciaday just announced on twitter that the web series "The Guild" season 4 will be shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. We just saw the tweet…
May14th

Ken Rockwell using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II – Loves It

Posted By planetmitch
Quick update: Just found this note from Ken Rockwell (famed Nikon shooter and blogger) who announced that he's been using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II for a week and…
May14th

South African Suzuki shot on Canon EOS 7Ds

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: Added a Behind the Scenes vid at the bottom! The other day, Marc from Unleashed contacted us about this cool South African Suzuki Canon EOS 7D commercial - and…
May12th

Philip Bloom and Lucasfilm

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Philip Bloom has posted a really great synopsis of his work with Lucasfilm on the movie "Red Tails". There is a ton of information and photos in the post -…
May11th

“The Elders” – help raise funds to make a Canon EOS 7D movie

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, I saw Philip Bloom tweet about raising funds to make a documentary - so I checked it out and have found out more - turns out it is called…
May11th

Canon Rebel T2i/550D flies over Montana in a helicam

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Petapixel found this cool little video shot on the Canon Rebel T2i/550D from a helicam operated by Jeff Scholl who operates GravityShots.com - and they've got some amazing videos on…