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Here's the Best Advice from Cinematographers at CineGear
Technical 12th Jun 2015

camera, filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, camera tips, Cinematographers

A panel of 13 cinematographers, all of whom are members of the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers, share tips of the trade.
Choosing Between The Blackmagic URSA and URSA Mini
Technical 10th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Blackmagic URSA, URSA Mini

Blackmagic’s URSA Mini offers a lot of camera in a very affordable package. However, it’s important to take into account the limitations of the URSA Mini when comparing it to its big sister.
Making the most of new drone capabilities in video/broadcast production
Technical 10th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, drones

Now is an ideal time for production crews to start learning about new drone options and to start incorporating them into production plans
Digital Motion Picture Cameras in 2015: The Dust Settles
Technical 10th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, digital cameras

Is 2015 finally the year in which the dam burst of innovation subsides, and new digital cameras and techniques no longer threaten to drown us?
Sony launches new HXR-NX100 camcorder
Technical 9th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Sony HXR-NX100

Sony has launched the HXR-NX100, the newest addition to its NXCAM range of pro camcorders.
GoPro adds touch screen control to entry level cameras
Technical 5th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, GoPro

GoPro's newest entry level camera the HERO+ LCD will feature built-in touch display, in-camera video trimming and integrated wi-fi. It boasts 1080p60 video and 8MP photo capture.
Here's everything you need to know about Periscope, according to Joiz' social TV manager!
Technical 5th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Periscope

Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming video app, has been used widely since its release.
Vimeo Video School: Final Cut Pro X From Start to Finish
Technical 4th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Final Cut Pro X

Ready to master Final Cut Pro X? Dive into this exhaustive tutorial series by Vimeo Video School that covers everything you need to know about FCPX.
Camera lenses: Through the looking glass, Part I
Technical 4th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Camera lenses

That lump of glass on the front of the camera is often taken for granted, but John Watkinson argues that choosing and using lenses wisely can make a big difference in captured image quality.
10 Apple Motion Tutorials Every Motion Designer Should Watch
Technical 2nd Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, editing, Motion Designers

Take your motion graphic skills to the next level with these 10 amazing Apple Motion tutorials.