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IndiPro Tools 5″ HDMI Monitor. $300

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The Story Unfolds. Canon’s Golden Ticket.

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I finally got my dirty little hands on the email invitation from Canon for the November 3rd announcement. This invite is only good for the 4th and 5th. I have been trying to get one of these since the first announcement and it was under my nose this entire time! I have not been able to gather any new information about the possible cameras that will be announced that day. I have heard that...Read More

Canon 1D X: What the compression?

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Hooray! Canon has dropped a next generation DSLR on us and we couldn’t be more disappointed? Wait a minute what? Ok, ok, so maybe it is not what any of us had expected but it does show where they’re thinking about what DSLRs mean to Canon. The newly announced 1D X offers the next generation of EOS movie mode. This of course is expected. Although, many us us are scratching our head to what...Read More

Why Not To Get The Canon 1DX For Video.

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Today Canon announced the new Canon 1DX stills camera. It has a ton of great features for both video and stills, however I do not think this is THE camera for video. Canon has a reputation of releasing pro still cameras first then cheaper models will follow with improved features. This camera retails for $7K US. I suspect we will be able to get a XXXD or TXi in the near future with similar...Read More

Canon Announces The New 1DX Full Frame Camera. Is This The End For Nikon?

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Canon just announced the brand spanking new 1DX. The new “flagship” camera from Canon has a ton of great features for both still and video shooters. Most noteably are 12fps continuous, dual Digic 5+ sensors, ISO 100-51,200, 30 minute video clips, timecode and improved audio. Canon has also added a new and improved “All-I and IPB compression. This looks to be one bad ass HDSLR.  The folks over at Canon are obviously listening, while...Read More

LOST IN THE CROWD

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Crowdfunding, if you didn’t know, is the art of gathering large numbers of micro-payments to fund a project. It can apply to anything. Charities are crowd-funded. Televised telethons, same thing. In the UK the BBC is crowdfunded by the taxpayer through the TV license. In recent years websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have popularised the method in the filmmaking community. I’ve successfully crowdfunded a production, Jared is in the middle of a campaign as...Read More

Crossing The 180 With Ron Dawson. Thanks For the Interview!

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I hit up Ron Dawson of Crossing The 180 via Twitter to help out our film by letting me be on his show. He was kind enough to let me do it. It was great getting the chance to do an audio only interview. I was able to chill out and discuss anything he wanted. We delved into the past looked at the present and peeked at the future. Here is the interview. I...Read More

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