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Sony RX0: probably the best action cam so far!
Technical 8th Sep 2017

cameras, Sony RX0

Is it a GoPro rival, or does it belong in a category of its own? It may be slightly ambiguous as to where the new RX0 is precisely aimed, but it could well be the answer that some producers have been looking for, marrying action camera capabilities with high quality 4K recording.
Let Kai Wong Gives You 10 Tips on Better Smartphone Filmmaking
Technical 28th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, smartphone filmmaking

Kai Wong serves up a bunch of free/cheap tips and hacks for those making movie magic on their smartphone.
Televisual Production Technology Survey, 2017 - the full results
Technical 25th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, film Production Technology Survey

It can sometimes be very difficult to keep up. New cameras, editing kit and supporting technology are launched into the market each year, promising to enhance creative possibilities, bring down costs or boost productivity.
What Are the First Pieces of Gear You Should Buy as a New Filmmaker?
Technical 21st Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, film equipment

You've got a little money, a lot of passion, and a crazy desire to make a film—but no idea of what gear you should purchase first.
Struggling on a budget? Maybe there is a used camera bargain out there for you
Technical 18th Aug 2017

cameras, film cameras

For anyone struggling to find the budget to fund a brand new camera, a second-hand unit represents good value if you chose the right technology. Phil Rhodes gives us a rundown of some of the camera models to look out for.
5 Low-Budget DIY Filmmaking Hacks
Technical 15th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, filmmaking hacks

You’re a filmmaker, you’re just starting out, you’re broke. We get it. But what if I said to you that you can achieve Hollywood production value for a very low cost.
Camera movement just got a whole lot more portable
Technical 14th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

For a company that keeps on innovating, Edelkrone shows no sign of slowing down. Single camera operators would appear to have a new gadget to assist them in getting smooth motion shots in the form of the new SurfaceONE.
Take a First Look at RED Hydrogen One
Technical 4th Aug 2017

smart phone, RED Hydrogen One

RED’s new Hydrogen smartphone is now more than just an announcement. But where’s the footage?
Watch: Michel Gondry's New Short is the iPhone Version of 'The Red Balloon'
Technical 31st Jul 2017

cameras, iPhone

Michel Gondry and DP Laurent Brunet use the iPhone to its fullest potential in 'Détour.'