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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How to Create Film Blood

I recently took part in the 24 Hour Film Race, which is a competition where you have 24 hours to write, shoot and edit a 4-minute film. I decided to do a horror film, so I needed some film blood. I needed something quick and cheap. This is what I used. Recipe 12-16 oz of white …

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How to Write, Shoot & Edit a Film in 24 Hours

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to write, shoot and edit a film in 24 hours, the answer is YES! This past weekend (May 30th – 31st) I took part in the 24 Hour Film Race. It’s a competition where you have 24 hours to do exactly that, write an original script, with a …

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How to Create a Holographic Computer

So you’re planning to make a feature film and need some computers for a scene but you don’t have the budget for the props? Or you want to give your film a futuristic look? No worries there is an alternative and cheap solution which looks pretty cool. Holographic Projection Save time and money during shooting and …

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DIY Digital Monster Make-Up

If you are planing a horror feature film that requires prosthetics or monster make-up but you don’t have a budget for a make-up artist, don’t sweat it, you can do it yourself. DIY Monster Make-Up I’m in very early stages on my next feature film, Project: Eugenics, a horror film that will have monster make-up and …

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Stop Asking For Permission – New Age of Filmmaking

What does it mean to be a filmmaker in 2014? What separates us from the ones that came before? Asking For Permission In the past that’s what being a filmmaker was all about. You had to ask various individuals and institutions for their permission to make your film. You had to ask the producer to …

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