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5 Things You Need to Know About Filming with iPhone Gimbals

Par Rubidium Wu — 30 mars 2020 à 13:00

From footage to safety: Myths and facts concerning the capabilities of the iPhone gimbal, and how to incorporate it into your next filming endeavor.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Shooting Coverage for a Film Project

Par Rubidium Wu — 27 mars 2020 à 12:00

Coverage is a deceptively simple term that encompasses a wide range of factors — how a film is staged, blocked, lit, and performances are captured.

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Full-Frame Zoom Lenses for Full-Frame Cameras

Par Tanner Shinnick — 26 mars 2020 à 13:00

Let's take a look at some of the best full-frame zoom lens options on the market, for a variety of budgets.

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Kickstart Your Pre-Production with These Simple Apps

Par Anthony Najera — 26 mars 2020 à 12:00

Here are a few awesome applications that can help you do some great pre-production planning before you dive into your next project.

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The 10 Best Movies About Characters Stuck Inside

Par Logan Baker — 25 mars 2020 à 12:00

Through clever editing, writing, and direction, these single-location-oriented films walk the line between brilliance and madness.

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Why and How to Transcribe Your Podcast Episodes

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 24 mars 2020 à 12:00

After recording and publishing your podcast, you should definitely look into transcribing it to help with its visibility and SEO. Here's how.

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Genre Breakdown: The Different Types of Thriller Films

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 23 mars 2020 à 17:52

In this genre breakdown, we dive into the chilling, suspenseful subgenres of the "Thriller" to learn how you can add tension to your filmmaking projects.

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The Ins and Outs of Streaming on YouTube Live

Par Logan Baker — 23 mars 2020 à 13:00

Here's everything you need to know about streaming your content on YouTube Live.

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What Quarantines and Streaming Culture Could Mean for the Industry

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 20 mars 2020 à 12:00

Here’s a look at how quarantines and shutdowns are changing the future of the film industry. For many, these last few weeks have felt like the sped-up ...

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The Most Practical Livestreaming Microphones on the Market

Par Logan Baker — 19 mars 2020 à 20:44

Here are five of the best, most affordable microphones for anyone interested in recording high-quality audio for livestreaming.

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16 Peaceful Movies Where Everything is Perfect and Nothing Goes Wrong

Par Robbie Janney — 19 mars 2020 à 18:50

Take a deep breath, relax, and escape. These fifteen peaceful, yet entertaining movies are here to give your stressed-out mind a break.

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Should You Sell Your Camera Gear During Uncertain Times?

Par Lewis McGregor — 19 mars 2020 à 17:37

During trying times, many of us are taking stock of our gear. If you're thinking about selling some of your equipment, here are a few considerations.

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5 Affordable Streaming-Ready Cameras

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 18 mars 2020 à 15:00

Streaming a conference or live production? Check out these practical and affordable camera options for your next live streaming video event.

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The Canon EOS R5 and the New Age of 8K Video

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 18 mars 2020 à 13:00

Let's take a look at the now-official 8K Canon EOS R5 and explore what that could mean for the new digital video landscape.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Western Film Genre

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 18 mars 2020 à 12:00

With new productions on the horizon, some say the once-dead Western film genre seems to be making a slow comeback. Did it ever really go away?

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Hot Takes: The Questionable Future of RED Cameras

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 17 mars 2020 à 13:00

We asked some of our content creators about their thoughts on RED cameras — accessories, investments, and the company's future — and they didn't hold back.

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Is the Canon C500 Mark II the Best Documentary Camera?

Par Tanner Shinnick — 17 mars 2020 à 12:00

Let’s take a look at some of the features that could make the new Cannon C500 Mark II the go-to camera for documentary productions.

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7 Tutorials on Improving Your Editing with Final Cut Pro X

Par Logan Baker — 16 mars 2020 à 13:00

Looking for ways to improve your editing game when you have extra time on your hands? Dive into these seven awesome Final Cut Pro X tutorials.

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What “The Invisible Man” Can Teach Aspiring Suspense Filmmakers

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 13 mars 2020 à 13:00

Here's a lesson on budget genre-filmmaking done right, and why you should trust your instincts by focusing on the unseen.

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Should Filmmakers Invest in a 120fps RAW Sigma fp?

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 12 mars 2020 à 13:00

Here's a look into the update announcement for the much-anticipated Sigma fp 2.0, and what it could mean for your filmmaking.

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Why Hindenburg Is the Best Podcast Editing Software

Par Alejandro Medellin — 12 mars 2020 à 12:00

For an intuitive experience try Hindenburg Journalist, the audio editing software built for radio and used by podcasters around the world.

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Should You Carry a GoPro (or Two) in Your Filmmaking Kit?

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 11 mars 2020 à 12:00

GoPros have been around forever, but now you can use them for so much more than shredding slopes. Here are a few reasons to consider adding one ...

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Industry Update: Camera, Gear, and Event Delays and Cancellations

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 11 mars 2020 à 12:00

Here's what we know about what the COVID-19 outbreak means for camera and gear releases, as well as industry events. 

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Free Final Cut Pro X Plugins to Improve Your Video Edits

Par Robbie Janney — 10 mars 2020 à 13:00

Expand your video editing toolkit with 12 FREE Final Cut Pro X plugins to boost your editing workflow and improve your final product.

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Learning Curve: How to Properly Use the Leko Light

Par Rubidium Wu — 10 mars 2020 à 12:00

Leko lights are a great way to capture natural-looking pockets of sunlight, or to cast light where no other light will go.

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10 Must-Have Final Cut Pro X Plugins

Par Logan Baker — 9 mars 2020 à 13:00

Get more from FCPX! We've scoured the web and rounded up some excellent Final Cut Pro X plugins!

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5 Time-Saving After Effects Tips for Motion Designers

Par John Rodriguez — 9 mars 2020 à 12:00

There’s always something else to learn when creating motion graphics in After Effects. Here are 5 workflow tips to prove it. Motion graphics are hard — I’ll ...

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Blackmagic Design Releases New DaVinci Resolve 16.2

Par Scott Porter — 6 mars 2020 à 22:30

This update includes lots of new Fairlight audio features, improved editing and color grading functionality, plus a whole lot more.

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Tell a Better Story with Effective Podcast Sound Mixing

Par Robbie Janney — 6 mars 2020 à 13:00

Improve the soundscape of your podcasts and enhance your production value with a few simple — and effective — sound design tricks.

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The High-Octane Production of “Guns Akimbo” on a Limited Budget

Par Paula Goldberg — 6 mars 2020 à 12:50

Cinematographer Stefan Ciupek gave us the lowdown on the visual language, lenses, and filming locations behind Guns Akimbo.

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