Posts Tagged ‘movie’

Jul
25
2014

What’s the Secret of this Movie Which Earned $300 Million in 3 Days?

It is my pleasure to write a very short post introducing a longer, thoughtful one by Ben Kuchera and Chris Plante over at Polygon.[adrotate group="6"] Because in the end, all of our efforts in filmmaking – even when we ARE gearheads -- are about storytelling.…
Jan
21
2014

James Chressanthis and Canon EOS C300 Cameras Make History

The Canon EOS C300 video camera rents for $400/day and sells for $14k. Obviously this is a high-priced camera, but a bargain basement price point for the typical Hollywood film project. You can see the images made with this camera in the following trailer for…
Oct
18
2013

"Dimensions": a multiple award winning feature film including 5 Best Film awards

This group of filmmakers have achieved what few ever do. Conceive, write, shoot (on Canon DSLR's by the way), post-produce, and win multiple film festival awards, including "Best Film." And all they had to do was sell their house in the U.K. to finance their…
Aug
6
2013

To cut or not to cut, that is the question – a direct comparison of two editors

I don't always follow everything everyone says to me on twitter, but this one caught my eye from my friend Jem Schofield: Definitely worth watching: https://t.co/gkXkBJzmKQ— Jem Schofield (@theC47) August 4, 2013 [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] What is neorealism? That tweet lead me to watch…
Jul
8
2013

Canon CN-E Primes – Review – Magnanimous Media

[tentblogger-vimeo 54334606] [adrotate group="7"] Description Jonah talks about the CN-E lens comparison. DPs Scott Regan and Teddy Hoffman joined me in playing with the new Canon CN-E Cine Primes on the C300, Scarlet-X and AF100.Magnanimous Media is an HD video camera rental house in Chicago,…
Apr
2
2013

The Music Bed’s iOS app simplfies choosing music for film projects

The Music Bed is indeed making it easier to find, select, and license appropriate music for your next film project (or any kind of video project) by announcing their new iOS app where you can filter and listen to music specifically tuned for filmmaking. PLUS!…
Dec
27
2012

“Approach” by Victoria Taylor-Gore – a Canon EOS 7D study of moving art

We've featured Victoria Taylor-Gore a couple of times here on planet5D (here's "The Drive" (one of my favorites)), and when we saw her latest film "Approach" we just had to find out more and Victoria has provided this guest post. She shoots on a Canon…
Nov
13
2012

Making HDSLR movies in a Submarine! “Sunk” and “The Fitzroy”

Today we've got a special treat - two movies in a submarine! The first one, "Sunk" has been shot with the Canon EOS 7D and the second one to be shot in the same sub is in its funding phase on kickstarter - and if…
Nov
7
2012

Fascinating IMDB Top 250 movies in 2+ minutes

Most of us love movies - some of us love making movies - but not everyone is good at editing - and this collection is quite the conglomeration of amazing movies and I'm very impressed and thought I'd share. It has nothing to do with…
Sep
13
2012

Capturing extraordinary war images (and death) with an HDSLR

Tracey Shelton has captured an extraordinary set of images of the death of soldiers with her Canon EOS 7D HDSLR in Syria by using the video mode and extracting the images from the movies. These incredible images show was not only the horrors of war,…