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Tools for Finding Your Favorite Films Online & Learning More About Them

Cameras / Just the Cut / Nate Weber

There are tons of legal ways to rent, buy, and stream pretty much every movie online nowadays, lots of times you can do it all from your phone. Whenever I have the urge to watch a film I always want to find the most convenient and cheapest way to watch it. I have been using CanIStream.it for a while now. It’s amazing! It breaks down all the services into 5 categories: Instant Streaming, Streaming...Read More

Adobe Releases Major Update to Premiere CC

Just the Cut / Nate Weber

Adobe is holding true to their promise to release regular updates to Creative Cloud. Premiere got its first boost today. The July Premiere Pro CC Update has 25 all new features and addresses the devastating multi-cam bug that plagued many. It’s a great update no doubt, but some of these features merely fix stupid issues that didn’t need to exist in the first place. Among my favorite corrections is with the Title tool. Duplicating...Read More

Sandisk launches Extreme and Extreme Pro MicroSD Cards

Cameras / Nate Weber

Your GoPro Hero 3 has some new friends from Sandisk. New Extreme and Extreme Pro cards are here and available from Sandisk. These are the fastest MicroSD cards on the market. The 32GB and 64GB Extremes clocks in at 80MB/s read and 50MB/s write, and the 8GB and 16GB Extreme Pros get 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write. You now have a more than comfortable amount of overhead when shooting 2.7K on your GoPro. Note:...Read More

The New Digital Cinema Race

Cameras / Just the Cut / Nate Weber

It seems like the 4K acquisition leap is inevitable, Blackmagic will have a $4,000 4K camera later this month if all goes well, Sony and Canon both have multiple 4K options at different price points. JVC even decided to embarrass themselves with a poke at 4K. Phantom has 4K at 1000fps! RED is pushing out it’s 6K upgrade in September, and Arri has grumpily stepped up to the 4K plate. The playing field is level once...Read More

Rebooting Hollywood: What’s Broken?

Nate Weber / Rebooting Hollywood

Reports of Hollywood’s implosion have been greatly exaggerated. Hollywood is not dying or imploding. It’s thriving despite it all. I’m sorry to break it to you all, but just because Steven Spielberg almost didn’t get Lincoln on the big screen and Disney is trying to dig Bruckheimer and Depp a grave to hide The Lone Ranger in does not mean Hollywood is imploding. Despite all the doom and gloom about recent blockbusters, June 2013...Read More

Canon C500 with Ki Pro Quad

@MNS1974

Back in the fall of 2012 I bought a C500 and was instantly slammed by all my friends who own a Red Epic etc.  I saw some big potential in the C500 but was for the most part flying blind with very little hands on time with it before its release.  Everyone said it doesn’t even record 4K in camera and its only 10bit, etc.  The internal record point did not bother me as...Read More

Duclos Canon cinema zoom multi-mount conversion

@MNS1974

Late last year Canon released the 30-105mm cinema zoom to provide a compact alternative to the 30-300mm and the 14.5-60mm.  The $44,000 30-300mm had a great range but came in at over 12lbs which is pretty heavy.  It also ramped aperture which to some was an issue.  The 14.5-60 weighed a little over 9lbs at around $42K.  So I was glad to hear that Canon would be releasing compact cinema zooms that were half...Read More

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