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Hot Docs - Canadian International 2014 Documentary Festival

Hot Docs -  Canadian International  2014 Documentary Festival | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
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Finished and rough cut films can solidify their future in these pre-arranged one-on-one meetings with distributors, sales agents and festival programmers. Application deadline April 1, 2014. More >>

2014 Attending Decision Makers List Now Online

The list of 2014 Hot Docs attending buyers, distributors, agents and funders 
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Mantra: I'm Made Of Iron And Nothing Will Stop Me by Marc Scott Zicree

Author / Writer / Producer Marc Zicree explains that if your work has honesty and is well made it will reach people up and down the Hollywood food chain. Why...
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Mindset and perservance will get you through the good and bad times. How you connect, is with honesty and integrity.

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For Me, Filmmaking Is 75% Creative & 25% Business by Amar Sidhu

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FILM COURAGE YOUTUBE CHANNEL http://bit.ly/18DPN37 CONNECT WITH AMAR SIDHU http://amarsidhuactor.com http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3814880/ htt...
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Tips about the business of filmmaking, production,perserverance and business.

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Watch: Full Video Recording of Steven Soderbergh's Impassioned 'State of Cinema' Address From the San Francisco Film Festival

Watch: Full Video Recording of Steven Soderbergh's Impassioned 'State of Cinema' Address From the San Francisco Film Festival | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Steven Soderbergh's State of Cinema address at the San Francisco Film Festival has been making waves since audio from the event leaked onto the web yesterday.
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Indie filmmalkers for self production and distribution maybe the way ahead.

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Online Content Creators Have Larger Audiences Than Traditional Filmmakers by Daniel Sol

Daniel Sol explains why the web offers the best exposure for indie filmmakers.

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I agree the internet has allowed a wide and creatively expressive avenue for filmmakers and audiences alike to explore and enjoy.

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DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras by Kurt Lancaster.

DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras

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Large sensor video cameras (DSLRs) offer filmmakers an affordable, high-quality image previously impossible without high-end cinema cameras. These video-capable DSLR cameras have revolutionized filmmaking, documentary production, journalism, television, and even Hollywood cinema. This book empowers the filmmaker to craft visually stunning images inexpensively.

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Can You Still Have a Career in Editing? | Larry's Blog

Can You Still Have a Career in Editing? | Larry's Blog | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Three emails got me thinking today. The first was from Jack Reilly, of Future Media Concepts who is organizing Post-Production World at NAB. He's asked me to
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Never have we had such incredible tools, so affordably priced, and available to as many people. That’s the good news.

The reality, though, is that all these tools have opened the floodgates to so many new people that it is difficult to make a consistent living.

 
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@SXSW: Digital Bolex and New Beyond the Bolex Documentary | Filmmaker Magazine

@SXSW: Digital Bolex and New Beyond the Bolex Documentary | Filmmaker Magazine | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Sharing a booth at the SXSW trade show were the teams behind the forthcoming Digital Bolex RAW-file camera and Beyond the Bolex, a new documentary film by
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The Bolex gets a 21st century update can it compete with the Blackmagic 2k camera, DSLR's and other HD cameras for filmmaking and production.

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DSLR Video & Filmmaking 2013 5th Anniversary Survey | DSLR VIdeo Studio™

DSLR Video & Filmmaking 2013 5th Anniversary Survey | DSLR VIdeo Studio™ | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
DSLR video Revolution hits its 5th anniversary come September 2008, this short survey aims to look at usage trends and the appeal of DSLR video.
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September 2013 for many marks the 5th of DSLR video revolution, with the application of HD
video being made available on a DSLR, offering the opportunity of an affordable interchangeable
lens system for video production or filmmaking.

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UK Film Forum May 1st 2013 - London - UK

UK Film Forum May 1st 2013 - London - UK | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

Northern Film & Media and movieScope in partnership with the BFI present: UK Film Forum Creating a thriving film industry, in the face of commerical, technological and consumer change.

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The UK Film Forum is a much needed event to bring together producers, financiers, distributors, exhibitors, policy makers and more to define a commercial strategy for the industry. Featuring an impressive speaker line-up from across the sector, the Forum will offer lively debate and business critical insights at a time when film as we know it is changing for good.” –Mike Gubbins, chair, Film Agency for Wales and chair of UK Film Forum.

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Disney's Oscar-Nominated Short Is A Hybrid Of Hand-Drawn & Computer-Generated Imagery [Video] - PSFK

Disney's Oscar-Nominated Short Is A Hybrid Of Hand-Drawn & Computer-Generated Imagery [Video] - PSFK | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
The 6 and a half minute animation 'Paperman', which was created using new software called Meander, has been released online.
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Disney’s animated short Paperman, which accompanied Wreck-It Ralph in cinemas, has been released online.

 

Paperman introduces a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly blends traditional hand-drawn animation with computer-generated imagery, taking the art in a bold new direction

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10 Renowned Directors Offer Their Advice on Filmmaking - NoFilmSchool

10 Renowned Directors Offer Their Advice on Filmmaking - NoFilmSchool | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
As artists, we know that to some extent all our creative ventures are based on what has come before.
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The best James Bond 007 car chase of them all

The best James Bond 007 car chase of them all | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

This very cool 007 car chase montage then but the day got away from me. The video was cut together by Sky in the UK to celebrate the launch of Sky Movies 007 HD

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Here's a terrific clip that reunites all the James Bond's in one continuous action car chase sequence. See if you can spot them all...cool the way they interact with each other. Must-see viewing for fans of the OO7 franchise.

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Portraits of Famous People Shot Using Various Photographic Techniques

Portraits of Famous People Shot Using Various Photographic Techniques | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Washington DC-based photographer Sam Hurd has a series titled "Epic Portraits" that consists of portraits of famous individuals captured using techniques s
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Some useful portraiture tips here.

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Say You're Going To Do Something And Do It by Marc Zicree

Author / Writer / Producer Marc Zicree emphasizes always treating people with respect and the way you would want to be treated especially when it comes pitch...
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Power of doing your homework, persisting with dedication and consistentcy to make dreams and fulfil your goals.

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Rotolight DSLR, Video and photography LED Lighting part 1 | DSLR Video Studio Handbook™

Rotolight DSLR, Video and photography LED Lighting part 1 | DSLR Video Studio Handbook™ | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Rotolight CEO Rod Gammons discusses their recent award for the LED lights, why the support LED lighting, showcase the Anova Light and who their users are.
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Interview with Rotolight and their 6K LED lighting system using Anova lights on camera rig setup.

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Veronica Mars Kickstarter's Fastest $5m Crowdfunded film project, beats $2m target.

Veronica Mars Kickstarter's Fastest $5m Crowdfunded film project, beats $2m target. | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
The Veronica Mars Movie by Rob Thomas is the fastest crowd funded $5m Kickstarter beating its $2m target with 90,000 plus backers from 21 countries.
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The Veronica Mars Movie Project by Rob Thomas surpassed target funding of $2m dollars with six hours to spare,and raised over $5m in the process.

 

Raising such money maybe great but will the backers want their money back if the project fails to deliver investment promise of a great film?

 
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Sheridan Tatsuno's curator insight, April 13, 2013 11:37 AM

A great case study for SF Bay Area transmedia creatives!

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Iphone film and video production using mobile smartphones. | DSLR VIdeo Studio™

Iphone film and video production using mobile smartphones. | DSLR VIdeo Studio™ | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Mobile filmmaking and video production is on the rise where iPhone or Android smartphone. See a quick overview on why its so popular to them to for filmming.
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Mobile filmmaking is becoming increasing popular due to
the fact that you can do it all with one device, that record film
or video, edits, colour corrects then can be uploaded to Youtube
or shared with friends.

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Media Source Africa: South African online crowdfunding platform FundFind created by actor

Media Source Africa: South African online crowdfunding platform FundFind  created by actor | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

An online crowdfunding platform for South Africans, designed by an actor, is expected to launch in the next month.

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"I got the idea middle last year. Crowdfunding is basically a way for people to raise funds by asking a lot of people for small amounts instead of asking one person for a big amount," said Larter.

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12 Worst Photoshop Disasters -- Beautyriot.com

12 Worst Photoshop Disasters -- Beautyriot.com | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Want to see the biggest Photoshop mistakes? Check out these 12 celebrity Photoshop disasters.
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We rounded up the worst of the worst Photoshop fails, images that are sure to have you wondering how anyone thought it was fit to print.

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Low Budget Hollywood Feature Film Movie Successes - CINéSYN

Low Budget Hollywood Feature Film Movie Successes - CINéSYN | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
The movie business seems very costly; check out a few examples of movies made on a budget that have become both critically and financially successful!
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Great example that Blockbuster budgets failures never outbeat the low budget successes.

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Media Source Africa: Nigeria's President splashes N3 billion on Nollywood Films.

Media Source Africa: Nigeria's President splashes N3 billion on Nollywood Films. | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

The president said the package, to be launched as "Project Nollywood", will include grants for the best film scripts, a capacity development fund, and funds for supporting the industry's infrastructure".

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Nollywood has seen growth in production and sales within the past years but remains heavily criticized for low content quality. It will much needed if it can raise production, professionalism and distribution of Nigeria's film economy.

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Creative Review - How to create a James Bond title sequence

Creative Review - How to create a James Bond title sequence | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

So what makes for the perfect 007 James Bond title sequence? 

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Director Daniel Kleinman has become the go-to guy when it comes to directing Bond movie title sequences. In this filmed interview he explains the formula for the perfect Bond opener and reflects on his wider career

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Director Daniel Kleinman has become the go-to guy when it comes to directing Bond movie title sequences. In this filmed interview he explains the formula for the perfect Bond opener and reflects on his wider career

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Netflix CEO on Beating the Competition

Netflix CEO on Beating the Competition | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
CNBC's Julia Boorstin sits down with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, to talk about the company's blowout quarter and his plans to take on rivals and invest in original content.
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Netflix grabs for original content and growth.

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How to Light for Specific Camera Blocking: Master to Close-Up for Filmmakers | Hurlbut Visuals

How to Light for Specific Camera Blocking: Master to Close-Up for Filmmakers | Hurlbut Visuals | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

Great examples of lighting for scenes with many examples to learn from.

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