Jul15th

RØDE Proudly Announces the iXY Microphones for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
These RODE guys are enough to make me want to board a flight to Australia. Really. They’re innovative, they offer good value, they really seem to have the pulse of…
Jul15th

What is Equivalence and Why Should I Care? DPreview Weighs In

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
We received a veritable firestorm of commentary following our post on Tony Northrup's video. In that video, he challenged the industry -- and conventional wisdom -- about the true nature…
Jul14th

Discover Your Passion for Sound

Posted By Barry Andersson
"Sound is breath!" "We Don't live in a world without sound." Sound is a huge part of capturing and delivering great videos. However, more and more sound is falling onto…
Jul13th

Panasonic GH4 Video Review by Philip Bloom: “It’s a breakthrough”

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Philip Bloom is an indie filmmaker who favors the Canon 1DC for his own HDSLR work, but he's just put up an almost 40 minute long review of the Panasonic…
Jul12th

Extraordinary Psychedelic Drumming Video

Posted By Barry Andersson
I am always on the lookout for new and innovative techniques that might be usable on a future job. This is a technique I don't think I have seen before.…
Jul11th

Fusion Between Art and Technology: Sincrocam Robotized 2 Axis Panoramic Slider For Video And Time-Lapse

Posted By planetMitch
Here's a unique slider that's up for funding on IndieGoGo called the Sincrocam - Learn more about Sincrocam on Indiegogo [adrotate group="6"] What is Sincrocam? Sincrocam is a very easy…
Jul11th

So What Do Kickstarter Projects Owe Their Backers?

Posted By Barry Andersson
Kickstarter has been taking the indie film world by storm the last few years. And let's not forget how many products to make the films have been successfully using Kickstarter…
Jul10th

Remarkable Guinness Commercial “Empty Chair” Effectively Delivers Brand Message

Posted By Barry Andersson
I hope everyone had a great 4th of July and extended weekend. We all work in the world of images and sound and this is the type of work that…
Jul10th

Is Banning Drones from National Parks a Good Idea? Lemme Think About That. OK, Yes!

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Like you, I love photography and videography. And I think aerial photography, especially drone aerial photography, is fascinating. But I’m willing to bet that, like me, you hate the sound…
Jul10th

First footage in the wild from the new Letus Helix Gimbal

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
planetMitch note: this is the first footage from the Letus Helix 3-axis Gimbal sent in by Zeb Beadle! Sometimes, capitalism works really well. Case in point: the rapidly evolving 3-axis…
Jul8th

planet5D podcast #18 with Josh “thePadCaster” guy

Posted By planetMitch
Today we had Josh Apter - thePadcaster guy - with us on the podcast! It is great to be able to sit down with someone who's changing the world by…
Jul8th

Atomos Ninja Star – The Pocket-size Apple ProRes Recorder and Deck

Posted By Barry Andersson
Is this a game changer? I don't really like that term but Atomos just released the new Ninja Star. This is a pocket size external recorder that records Prores files…
Jul8th

Another scary ‘drone’ video – is this dangerous behavior?

Posted By Barry Andersson
Hope you all had a great 4th of July. I don't know where to begin with this video. I'll start by saying this is one video that the new perspective…
Jul7th

iFilmmaking? Or, how to broadcast 2 days of live interviews on an iPhone

Posted By planetMitch
I was at cinegear this year (my first time ever) and had a blast meeting a bunch of people and making new friends. But I was also there to work…
Jul7th

Receive a Unique Learning Experience in Filmmaking Education with the Filmmaker’s Intensive Workshop

Posted By planetMitch
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…
Jul7th

The inventor of thePadcaster on the next planet5D podcast!

Posted By planetMitch
Join us on July 8th at 11AM ET when our guest will be Josh Apter from ThePadcaster.com and ManhattanEditWorkshop.com - we're certainly excited to be able to chat with Josh.[adrotate…

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