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Switronix Recon HDMI-HD/SDI Wireless Transmitter.

Cameras

Here is a Quick Take on the yet to be released Switronix Recon HD wireless transmitter. It has HDMI input and both HDMI and HD/SDI output. It will convert the HDMI signal into HD/SDI for better connectivity. This is a great feature built right into the transmitter! The Transmitter unit has one HDMI input and one HDMI output. The Receiver unit has Both HDMI and HD/SDI output. The model we tested was a prototype...Read More

Industry Tape. Zero Residue Gaff and Camera Tape.

Cameras

The above picture of a bad tape job on the handle of a Sony F3 shows how easily cheap tape can ruin camera equipment. The handle will be a little sticky forever. Right after posting that photo on Twitter. I was handed a roll of this killer new Gaff tape by Industry Tape. They claim that there is “Zero Residue”. This would be a huge plus. The roll that I got works like a...Read More

Kickstarter Launch. The Board Of Education

The Board Of Education

  Today we launched our Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to make our documentary about corporal punishment in the U.S. public school system. The pre-launch process is very intense. Luckily, Koo from No Film School had just gone through the process. His insight was invaluable. We are trying to raise 33K. The bare minimum to bring this story to life. We hope to raise more, but are glad to just have the opportunity to...Read More

New Canon Super 35 Video Camera Rumor Parody.

Cameras

Here is a little xtranormal action I whipped up really quickly. There was some super secret stuff going on over at Birns and Sawyer yesterday under a duvetyne tent. My right hand man Chris Collins just happened to be there prepping a camera. Here is a quote from him. “I was at Birns and Sawyer working out support gear on our FS100, and there was a duvatyne tent blocking off the last two prep...Read More

Childhelp PSA Betty White, Shaq, Buckcherry. Directed By: Billy Jayne

Cameras

Here is the PSA I shot with Director Billy Jayne. This was a really fun shoot. I ended up doing a few jobs including pushing the dolly. Billy likes to operate the camera and I have no problem with that. It let me focus more on the lighting. No easy task with such extremes in skin tones with Shaq and Betty White. It was also a challenge to light the entire basketball court with...Read More

AVID Media Composer to Adobe After Effects

Just the Cut

With a wealth of non linear editors available to use it is great to have numerous choices to cut your next project. AVID, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, and yes even FCPX are some of the tools available to you the editor. But what if you have a project in AVID and you need to send it After Effects for some compositing? Also, you want to keep the project and sequence settings locked from your...Read More

Quick Take. Zacuto Pincher HDMI Cable Holder.

Cameras

This is one badass accessory that every one should have in their kit. The days of dealing with HDMI cables becoming disconnected are over! Not sure how much this bad boy costs, but it is worth it. Music: “It’s Just Begun” By: Jimmy Castor Check out Zacuto for more info. Dig this killer video from Rob and Spirit Juice Studios.Read More

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