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Speaking of 4K Broadcast, Japan is Flying off the Handle: TV is 4K in 2014. Plus, an 8K Future?

Speaking of 4K Broadcast, Japan is Flying off the Handle: TV is 4K in 2014. Plus, an 8K Future? | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Several recent developments are helping to bring more 4K (or “more-K“) to your television screen than many of us might have anticipated, even a year ago.
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More resolution ? But will our screens will be able to show significant difference ? And will the content be worth all the trouble ?

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Mobile videojournalism: Japhet Weeks shoots NYC Climate march protests on iPhone for AJ+

Mobile videojournalism: Japhet Weeks shoots NYC Climate march protests on iPhone for AJ+ | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

AJ+, the new digital oriented news outlet from Al Jazeera media network, were at the People’s Climate march in Manhattan recently shooting entirely with mobile devices.

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Cineform in Creative Cloud: render quality settings + more

Cineform in Creative Cloud: render quality settings + more | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
GoPro Cineform, aka the SMPTE ST 2073 VC-5 video compression standard, is a cross platform codec that in Creative Cloud piggybacks onto QuickTime (warts and all). The codec is available in Adobe video apps in CC 2014.1, and plays system-wide if you download the free player or free GoPro Studio app. GoPro Cineform is a wavelet-based codec that holds up well even after multiple encodes, and features full support for alpha and large frame sizes of 4K and beyond.
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Q&A: How Do I Make Money?

Q&A: How Do I Make Money? | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A question on a lot of minds is how to parlay this whole YouTube thing into a viable income stream. Personally, I would love for YouTube filmmaking to be my full time job.
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5 Skills You Should Learn If You Want to Be a Major Filmmaking Asset

5 Skills You Should Learn If You Want to Be a Major Filmmaking Asset | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
What are some important skills to have that will make you more of an asset as a film producer, director, camera operator, or assistant?
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How Steven Soderbergh Solves a Filmmaking Problem on Set

How Steven Soderbergh Solves a Filmmaking Problem on Set | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Something that is rarely talked about is the moment you get stuck on set, unhappy with the camera placement you initially picked, knowing there is a best way to film a scene but unable to come up with a solution.
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John Carpenter and Jared Harris on stage fright

John Carpenter and Jared Harris on stage fright | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Hear a story about Laurence Olivier, what can cause it, and how to get through it. Brought to you by John Carpenter and Jared Harris.
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The Interactive Photography Flow Chart Every Beginning Filmmaker Should Have

The Interactive Photography Flow Chart Every Beginning Filmmaker Should Have | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
We've all been there: a newbie with a camera, a subject, but no clue of what to do. This chart should help you get started.
Mark Wallace's "Where to Start Chart" is not your average educational infographic.
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Do You Need to Sync Some Audio? Here Are a Few Quick & Easy Ways to Do It

Do You Need to Sync Some Audio? Here Are a Few Quick & Easy Ways to Do It | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
If you're planning on shooting with multiple cameras and audio recorders, you could potentially wind up spending a hell of a lot of time syncing it all in post. Thankfully, Film Riot's here to show you a bunch of quicker ways to do it.
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Kessler Second Shooter: “Motion Control for the Masses”

Kessler Second Shooter: “Motion Control for the Masses” | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Highly regarded Kessler Crane figures out how to deliver value versions of its motion control product suite with its Kessler Second Shooter.
The Motion Control page on Kessler’s site really says it all.
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Adobe Story and Prelude: Production Tools that Speed Post - YouTube

Learn what's new in Adobe Story and Adobe Prelude, recorder live from the show floor at IBC 2014 in Amsterdam.
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REVIEW: Domke Next Generation Chronicle Camera Bag

REVIEW: Domke Next Generation Chronicle Camera Bag | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Billingham meets LowePro in Domke’s newest bag, and it’s a winner.
It’s not that I don’t like my LowePro Stealth Reporter D650AW – I do. It’s well made, easy to carry and packs a good amount of gear.
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Voigtlander Nokton Lens Review: Depth of Field Debate is Over

Voigtlander Nokton Lens Review: Depth of Field Debate is Over | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
High image quality, shallow depth of field and smooth focus pulls are now possible from native Micro Four Thirds lenses, courtesy of the Voigtlander Nokton f/0.95 lenses.
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11 Fluid Head Options for Every Budget – from $80 to $5000+

11 Fluid Head Options for Every Budget – from $80 to $5000+ | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

One of the most critical components of any camera system is the fluid head tripod system. It has two parts – the tripod and the fluid head. Both are equally important, and must join along with a camera rig as one happy ménage à trois.

In this article I will highlight 12 fluid head options for every budget, from $80 to $5,000+.

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DJI Ronin Hands-On Field Test - YouTube

3-axis gimbals are one of the most exciting tools available in film making right now, but finding an affordable yet user friendly system has been impossible until now. The DJI Ronin has excited the TCSTV crew more than any product this year, so we had to give it a thorough rundown. Is this the unit that will bring electronic stabilization to the masses? 

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Lessons Learned from Tom Schulman About His Oscar-Winning Script 'Dead Poets Society'

Lessons Learned from Tom Schulman About His Oscar-Winning Script 'Dead Poets Society' | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A few days ago at the 21st Austin Film Festival, I had the pleasure of moderating the Script-to-Screen: Dead Poets Society panel with the film's screenwriter, Tom Schulman, who won an Oscar for this screenplay.
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9 Cameras. 6 Filmmakers. 5 Musicians. 1 Audio Mixer. Lots of Training Ground. #9CamJam

9 Cameras. 6 Filmmakers. 5 Musicians. 1 Audio Mixer. Lots of Training Ground. #9CamJam | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
What happens when you combine 9 cameras, 6 filmmakers, 3 jazz musicians, a rock guitarist, a freestyle rapper and an 8-channel audio mixer? You get fertile ground for a training blog series you won't want to miss!
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Beachtek Puts Panasonic GH4 Audio to the Test, Is Suitably Impressed

Beachtek Puts Panasonic GH4 Audio to the Test, Is Suitably Impressed | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
When new owners of the Panasonic GH4 in the US reported audio buzzing problems earlier this year, fear and doubt arose about this otherwise remarkable camera’s audio recording capabilities.
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Atomos Ninja Star: $295 Can Do Great Things with the Right Camera

Atomos Ninja Star: $295 Can Do Great Things with the Right Camera | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Here’s the key to Atomos’ smallest and least expensive 1080p ProRes external recorder, theAtomos Ninja Star: you’ll love it if you love color grading or you love shooting golden hour skies – and you have a camera that can output clean HDMI in 10-bit 4:2:2. Otherwise? It’s more complicated.

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Behind the Scene: Watch Roman Polanski Direct an Ambitious Outdoor Scene in 1971

Behind the Scene: Watch Roman Polanski Direct an Ambitious Outdoor Scene in 1971 | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever wondered how big scenes were made pre-digital, CGI and green screen era, this behind-the-scenes from 1971 following Roman Polanski as he shoots Macbeth will not only answer your question but  might also (friendly warning) trigger a...
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DIY FILMMAKER'S TOOLKIT - Video & Filmmaker magazine

DIY FILMMAKER'S TOOLKIT - Video & Filmmaker magazine | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

A brilliant infomgraphic from the good people at Column Five and Wistia, to help you prepare for your next indie project.

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Two Nights With the DJI Ronin. Pre-Review

Two Nights With the DJI Ronin. Pre-Review | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Loading Playing with the DJI Ronin today for a shoot for the next two days. Thinking the A7s would be good but might be to light #videoproduction #filmmaking @ezdrone View on Instagram I was excited to finally play/use the DJI Ronin handheld gimbal.
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Color Grading Strategies

Color Grading Strategies | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A common mistake made by editors new to color correction is to try to nail a “look” all in a single application of a filter or color correction layer. Subjective grading is an art.
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Red Giant Audio/Video Sync Program Pluraleyes Makes Editing a Lot Faster | Fstoppers

Red Giant Audio/Video Sync Program Pluraleyes Makes Editing a Lot Faster | Fstoppers | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
If you aren't using some sort of software to sync audio, you're sitting in your edit bay manually matching audio to video queues, be that sounds, video hints or timecodes. But what if you could just dump all your camera footage from an interview and all the audio from your recorder into one program and hit one button to sync them all quickly and accurately? You can with Red Giant Pluraleyes, and it's nearly perfect.
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Steven Soderbergh on the Three Major Turning Points in His Career

Steven Soderbergh on the Three Major Turning Points in His Career | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Steven Soderbergh has a career like no-one else, past and present, because of the amount of work he has produced in the last 30 yeas, and because of the variety of genres and formats he has tackled, from ultra indie to blockbusters, from experimental to TV shows.

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The MegaMast 28 Foot Tall Carbon Fiber Camera Stand

The MegaMast 28 Foot Tall Carbon Fiber Camera Stand | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
In the last year Quadcopters have really exploded and have become incredibly affordable.
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