Tag Archives: film
Posted on 03. May, 2013 by planetmitch.
This story in the Washington Post (British film company, Pinewood Shepperton, announces 1st US studio facility with site in Ga.) puts Georgia on the map for filmmakers. We’ve heard that Georgia has been not-so-quietly trying to attract more filmmakers for quite a while, and this story also mentions another major project that we didn’t see [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2013 by planetmitch.
One of the sections of cinema5D that was dearly loved was the “videoLog” — and it too has come over to planet5D — but unfortunately I’ve been wrangling with a programming team for the last month to get it back up and running. Well, I can finally say that it is BACK! And, it is on [...]
Posted on 08. Mar, 2013 by planetmitch.
I had the pleasure of knowing Vincent Laforet for almost 4 years now, and reading his latest blog post is really quite a pleasure and I wanted to make sure you saw it. We’re including a piece of it below and would suggest you support Vincent by visiting his blog to read the rest. He [...]
Posted on 30. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
Friend of planet5D, Kevin Otterness, is looking to make a movie to open your eyes on young people who are not only victims, but in fact often hurting or killing each other. As Kevin notes in the pitch video, “Fewer American troops have died in Afghanistan this year than people in Chicago from shootings.” From [...]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
Boy did I have a hard time picking a winner for this planet5D Short Film Challenge! There were so many good entries (and many of them didn’t make it into the top 10 category because we had so many good ones!). I considered all movies rated in the top 10 both by popularity as well [...]
Posted on 10. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
Hurray! The voting has just begun for the first planet5D Short Film Challenge! I have already watched about a dozen of them and all of them have been very good to excellent! This is a great crop of movies! We had to delay the opening of the voting because we had a bit of trouble [...]
Posted on 05. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
The deadline for submitting your shorts (not your underwear) is fast approaching for planet5D Short Film Challenge! You have until the end of the day October 8th to get your entry in! After that, there will be 2 weeks of public voting and then I’ll pick the winner! planet5D Short Film Challenge – what is [...]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by planetmitch.
Exciting news! The planet5D short film challenge is now open for submissions! Scroll to the bottom to see a special code to enter for FREE! The concept is pretty straightforward – simply submit ANY short film you’ve made (30 min or shorter in length) in ANY genre for a chance to win over $1400 in [...]
Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by planetmitch.
Following up on Canon’s highly successful “Project Imagin8ion” last year, Canon is announcing a new project: CANON U.S.A. AND RON HOWARD ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIPS WITH FIVE INSPIRATIONAL DIRECTORS: EVA LONGORIA, JAMIE FOXX, BIZ STONE, GEORGINA CHAPMAN AND JAMES MURPHY Inspired By Consumer Photos, the Five Celebrities Will Go Behind the Camera and Unveil their Films at [...]
Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by planetmitch.
I’m constantly being amazed by the movies the people send me that they shoot on their HDSLR especially the low budget ones and it becomes really incredible when you find out that the filmmakers are younger than 20. Here’s a new 30 minute short called “monitor” from Jared Rosenthal (who is just 17), who sent [...]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by planetmitch.
WooHoo! Last night at the 48 Hour Guerrilla Film Challenge Festival and Awards presentation we officially launched the planet5D Short Film Challenge for all of you filmmakers and filmmaker wannabes. planet5D has partnered with Nick Burch and Clint Weldon (Guerrilla Media, LLC) who run the 48 Hour Guerrilla Film Challenge to be able to offer [...]
Posted on 17. Jul, 2012 by planetBarry.
I have been a fan of Lensbaby lenses for a number of years now. Prior to “Incident on Marmont Avenue”, I had used Lensbaby lenses only for creating unique, interesting and downright fun stills. However, I had never used any Lensbaby lenses while shooting video. Honestly, I hadn’t really even considered it, so when Lensbaby [...]