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Arrested Development Shot with VariCam LTs

Arrested Development Shot with VariCam LTs

With its handheld doc-style camerawork, voice over narration, and quirky humor, Arrested Development revolutionized the television sitcom look. Created by Mitchell Hurwitz with Ron Howard serving as one of its executive producers, the ½ hour comedy series follows the Bluth family, a once rich SoCal family that continues to live above its means. At the center of […]

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Adobe Introduces Project Rush: Cross Platform, Mobile Video Editing

Adobe Introduces Project Rush: Cross Platform, Mobile Video Editing

We’re so excited to give you a sneak preview of a brand-new product in the Adobe video family: Project Rush! If you haven’t heard about it yet, Project Rush is the first all-in-one, cross-device video editing app that makes creating and sharing online content easier than ever. Now that the secret is out, the team […]

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DP Gareth Paul Cox On Using Panasonic’s VariCam On MTV’s “Siesta Key”

DP Gareth Paul Cox On Using Panasonic’s VariCam On MTV’s “Siesta Key”

DP Gareth Paul Cox chose Panasonic’s VariCam 35 to capture the natural beauty of their Florida setting.

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5 DIY Lighting Techniques for Beginner Shooters

5 DIY Lighting Techniques for Beginner Shooters

Taking the perfect picture requires great lighting, but equipment can be expensive. Fortunately, beginner photographers already have the solution in their own homes. And since a bigger emphasis is being placed on high-quality photos in online content, says an infographic by MDG Advertisting, it’s more important than ever for photographers to create stunning, stand out […]

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6 Tips For Starting A Career In Filmmaking

6 Tips For Starting A Career In Filmmaking

Like any misrepresentation, the myth that filmmakers are lucky folks who have risen to the top out of a very small pool in a tiny industry is baseless. Even the U.S. Department of Labor doesn’t see it that way. According to its latest statistics, filmmaking is a rapidly growing sector, with the job outlook primed […]

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Perfecting the Fine Art of Failing Forward – Taking Control Of Your Career

Perfecting the Fine Art of Failing Forward – Taking Control Of Your Career

Nothing is certain in life, especially success. That is certainly true of our industry, where products fail to launch, scripts never make it to production, entire companies (production, gear or otherwise) rise and fall in a heartbeat. But it’s a harsh reality many in the entertainment industry are faced with every day, and one many still need to […]

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5 Steps To Move Into Filmmaking With A Budget

5 Steps To Move Into Filmmaking With A Budget

Filmmaker Tom Wilton shares five things to consider when money enters the picture of your own filmmaking career.

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5 Tips to Master Stop Motion Video: Learn from the Masters

5 Tips to Master Stop Motion Video: Learn from the Masters

One of the biggest benefits of the widespread popularity of use of digital photography and digital video is that it is now easier for amateur filmmakers to create stop motion videos.

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Savvy Creative & Technical Decisions Behind Deadpool’s Box-Office Triumph

Savvy Creative & Technical Decisions Behind Deadpool’s Box-Office Triumph

When Deadpool hit theatre screens in early 2016, it quickly became the highest grossing R-rated film ever, pulling in more than a dozen times its production budget in a matter of months – $58 million returning a staggering $760million. The movie stretched release season and changed the idea of what a superhero film can be. […]

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The Smartphone, A Filmmaker’s Best Friend

The Smartphone, A Filmmaker’s Best Friend

For a filmmaker, the camera is your greatest asset. It is vital from all aspects of the process, from getting a great idea to making that idea a reality. Since the best camera is the one you have with you, that makes the smartphone probably the best camera you’ll have at any given point. Between […]

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