Adding USB 3.0 To an Old Mac Pro

If you have an older Mac Pro and you don’t want to upgrade but you would love to have USB 3.0 on it, to take advantage of the speed, you are in luck. For less than $30 you can get a USB 3.0 card that will significantly increase the speed from the current USB 2.0. Check out …

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Filmmakers You Should Follow

In this post I’d like to talk about some of the filmmakers I follow whom I’ve gotten to know pretty well over the past year or so. These are all indie filmmakers who have decided to embrace this new world of self distribution and independent low budget filmmaking. Scott McMahon Scott is a Portland based filmmaker. …

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What Lens to Get For The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Some Housekeeping In this post I’d like to talk about the different lenses that I’m using with my Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and how they compare to DSLR ones. I’ll talk about the different crop factors and show you test footage. Crop Factor Let’s talk about the crop factor. If you don’t know what that means, …

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera – Review & Test Footage

It’s finally here. My review of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. I’ve been playing around with the camera for now over 2 weeks and I must say, I love it. The image quality is just amazing. Now, as with any piece of technology there are drawbacks. One of them being file sizes. If you’re shooting …

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Three Most Important Things About Filmmaking

In this post we have Patrick McBrearty, a Toronto based filmmaker, talking about the three most important things about filmmaking. Making a movie is hard. I’m not going to lie to you, it just is. Everything takes longer than you’d expect, everything cost more than you’d expect and it’s just plain harder than you’d expect. But …

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera – Firmware Update 1.8.1 & 1.8.2

  Blackmagic has released two major updates in the past 2 weeks for their Cinema Cameras. Update 1.8.1 and update 1.8.2 offer some very interesting features. In this post I want to talk about the updates specific for the Pocket Camera. Many small issues have been addressed and some pretty big ones that should make …

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera – Unboxing

  I finally got my Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. I’ll be testing it out in the next weeks to come and do comparison videos etc. For now here’s a sexy unboxing video. Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments …

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Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians and happy advanced 4th of July to our American neighbours, hope everyone is having an awesome time. I don’t have any article this week but to thank everyone I have discounted the rental fee on my film Living Life or Waiting to Die by $2. You can …

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

I’m currently in early stages of pre-production for my next feature film and one of the things I’m looking at is a new camera. Currently, I’m using the Canon T3i and while I love it, I think I’m ready to upgrade. I’ve been looking at various models in the DSLR category, like the Canon 5D Mark …

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World Premiere of My Short Film en·trap

I recently took part in the 24 Hour Film Race where you have 24 hours to write, shoot and edit a short film, up to 3:30 minutes in length plus 30 seconds of credits. Winners will be announced in July and the top 20 films will be screened in New York in August. The Structure I …

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