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…
Jul7th

Nikon D810 vs Canon 5D Mark III Comparison Video

Posted By Barry Andersson
The Nikon D810 was announced recently and we are starting to see some videos popping up online. This is a great comparison video between the new D810 and the Canon…
Jul6th

Lens Comparison Guide for Directors & Producers

Posted By planetMitch
While this may not be totally scientifically accurate, for someone who might not be that familiar with the differences that lenses create in the filmmaking process (and photography too), this…
Jul6th

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.0 Much Improved, Ready for Free Download

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Raw processing software, like cameras and computers, is subject to personal tastes and strong demands on their technical capabilities. Taste and technicalities play a role when choosing the raw processing…
Jul5th

18 Canon EOS C300 + Canon Lenses Used to Shoot “The Short Game” A Documentary on Junior Golf Championship

Posted By Barry Andersson
You don’t hear about projects like this every day. A documentary that used 18 Canon EOS C300’s. You read that correct- 18!. This shows you that sometimes you need to…
Jul2nd

planet5D podcast #17 – Magic Lantern and Charlie Locke

Posted By planetMitch
Great conversation about Magic Lantern with Charlie Locke! We'll have another session with Charlie in a couple of weeks. As you can see and hear on the podcast, this was…
Jul2nd

Cool Production Design on Short Film “Helen Disconnected” + 5D Mk III

Posted By Barry Andersson
One of my favorite DP's, Julien Lasseur, sent us his latest short film. I have worked with him several times in the past so it was interesting watching his work…
Jul2nd

Blackmagic Design Releases Major Software Update, Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is now available for download free of charge and updates all Blackmagic Design cameras including the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC), the 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera…
Jul1st

SNL Sketch “The Beygency” Behind the Scenes Breakdown + RED Epic Dragon at 5k

Posted By Barry Andersson
We all love good behind the scenes videos or articles but this one take the cake. Alex Buono breaks down "The Beygency" short they did for Saturday Night Live. The…
Jul1st

Peak Design’s Slide and Clutch: A Versatile Camera Sling and Hand Strap

Posted By planetMitch
We've featured a couple of posts about stuff Peak Design is doing in the past - and they're big big fans of kickstarter - so when they decide it is…
Jun30th

An Interesting Look at the Future of Photography

Posted By Barry Andersson
Here is an interesting read about the future of photography (and video to some degree). We can never know the future, but this article has some interesting thoughts on the…
Jun30th

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

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
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…
Jun30th

DEFY’S G12 Pro Kit: Everything You Need in a 3-Axis Gimbal Setup, All in One Place

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The team over at Relentless Inc., filmmakers in their own right and makers of the Defy series of 3-axis gimbals, has put together a complete kit for heavier cameras (up to…

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