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Tutorial: How to Make Your Own Overhead Shooting Rig
Technical 17th Jan 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Here's a way to build a rig that'll let you shoot some sweet overhead shots.
The Case for Theatrical Distribution: Putting Your Movie Into Theaters Still Makes Business Sense. Here’s Why
Technical 17th Jan 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

A truth universally acknowledged: Everything is going digital, from the promotion of films to the way they are screened in movie theaters.
Sphere Does 360° Video with the Ease of Changing a Lens
Technical 16th Jan 2017

cameras, lenses, Sphere 360° lens

The new Sphere 360° lens attachment works with your existing camera to capture immersive images.
Meet Volt, a Steadicam for Smartphones
Technical 16th Jan 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Volt, Steadicam for Smartphones

Steadicam adds power to the longstanding Merlin design for hybrid smartphone stabilizers.
Meet Volt, a Steadicam for Smartphones
Technical 16th Jan 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Volt,, Steadicam for Smartphones

Steadicam adds power to the longstanding Merlin design for hybrid smartphone stabilizers.
The Panasonic FZ80: 4K for under $400
Technical 12th Jan 2017

cameras, Panasonic FZ80

Anyone in the market for a 4K stills photo and 4K video point and shoot camera with telephoto capabilities should perhaps take a close look at the Panasonic Lumix FZ80 —especially when you consider it will retail for less than $400.
Panasonic reveals the GH5: and it’s a stunner
Technical 10th Jan 2017

camera, Panasonic, Panasonic GH5

The $2000 Panasonic GH5 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with 4K 60p/50p recording, and 4:2:2 10-bit shooting in 4K at up to 30p. With an additional 6K Photo Mode, it looks like an incredibly powerful all-rounder.
Meet the First Dual Lens Kit for the iPhone 7 Plus
Technical 9th Jan 2017

camera, camera lenses, iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus' dual camera sysem just got its first third-party upgrade.
Learn How to Use a Single Softbox to Light 10 Different Scenes
Technical 15th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, lighting, soft box

Indie filmmakers typically don't have deep pockets, which is why it's so important to know how to light your scenes with as few lights as possible.