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Watch the Top 5 Films from the AbelCine Phantom Miro High-Speed Inspiration Challenge

Watch the Top 5 Films from the AbelCine Phantom Miro High-Speed Inspiration Challenge | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
All the way back in July, we told you about a contest that AbelCine was running in partnership with Vision Research.
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Foundations for Workflow, File Management and Post Production | Film Education | Hurlbut Visuals

Foundations for Workflow, File Management and Post Production | Film Education | Hurlbut Visuals | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

The workflow I show you can be a guideline for how you can create your own setup at your new or growing company.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC Synchronizing Multiple Cameras with Multicam feature

The multicam sync with the new Adobe Premiere Pro CC works great. If you have ever wanted to do a multiple camera shoot, but were intimidated by the thought of having to sync the two cameras on the timeline, using this technique will do it automatically by matching the audio waveforms. This will save you a ton of time.

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Long-Awaited V-Log L Firmware Comes to the GH4, at a Price. A Big Price for Some.

Long-Awaited V-Log L Firmware Comes to the GH4, at a Price. A Big Price for Some. | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

A Panasonic Australia professional division employee told me, during SMPTE2015 in Sydney earlier this year, that the long-awaited firmware upgrade for the Panasonic Lumix GH4 that would contain V-Log L was coming in October and would cost US$90.

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Veer Presents: "Our Fonts, Our Friends" - YouTube

"Our Fonts, Our Friends" is the first in a series of retro science films about fonts, from Veer. In this installment, the narrator discusses font styles, how to choose your font, and where to find an endless supply of affordable fonts.

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Sound Gun Series | planet5D DSLR video news and more!

Sound Gun Series | planet5D DSLR video news and more! | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Every so often I am reminded of how lucky we are that so many great indie moviemakers are so hugely motivated to share invaluable tips and sage advice about how they do it and you can too. RocketJump Film School is a damned fine example with their weekly-updated YouTube channel just over two months old and already brimming with fun, fast and inspirational short and longer-form tutorials, shorts and series episodes. RocketJump Film School’s content collection so far covers the obvious fields of
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How Color Has Become Such An Important Storytelling Tool in Cinema

How Color Has Become Such An Important Storytelling Tool in Cinema | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Though much of early cinema is of the black and white variety, color tinted films go all the way back to the silent era.
These days, color is an integral part of film, and it has incredible power over how we perceive the film and the characters.
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Panasonic GH4 vs Sony A7R II in low light – Speed Booster Shootout

Panasonic GH4 vs Sony A7R II in low light – Speed Booster Shootout | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

When you have a Need For Speed there are two people you can call – Shane Hurlbut or Metabones.

or this test I had both cameras set to F1.3 on the Speed Boosters and 180 degree shutter (1/50) at ISO 6400.

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Adapting Short Stories & Magazine Articles into Compelling Feature Films

Adapting Short Stories & Magazine Articles into Compelling Feature Films | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Finding great ideas for films can be tough, but the world of literature — both short form and long — provides a wealth of source material just waiting to be adapted for the screen.
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Getting Smart with Story Structure: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Getting Smart with Story Structure: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
“Only by letting go can we truly possess what is real.” – Master Li Mu Bai, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon | Sony Pictures Classics, 2000 Last month, we kicked off our “Getting Smart with Story Structure” series,...
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Here's Why You Should Think Twice Before Buying That Fancy New Camera

Here's Why You Should Think Twice Before Buying That Fancy New Camera | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
In today's post, Rob's "War on Gear" continues.
All right fine, I'm not really at war with gear. It is, after all, an essential part of the filmmaking process.
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Stillmotion’s ‘Storytelling With Heart’ Touches & Teaches the Real Heart of Story

Stillmotion’s ‘Storytelling With Heart’ Touches & Teaches the Real Heart of Story | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
I attended Stillmotion’s ‘Storytelling with Heart’ one-day workshop in Sydney recently and received an in-depth baptism into the MUSE storytelling process.
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Wes Anderson & Yasujiro Ozu: A Visual Essay

Wes Anderson is known for his whimsical films with dry humour, bright colour palettes, and for his distinct narrative and visual style. Yasujiro Ozu, arguably less well-known to mainstream audiences, made a name for himself as the "most Japanese of all film directors", known for his calm, lyrical approach to film and his tendency to revisit the same kinds of stories over and over again.

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A Quick-Start Guide to Storyboards: The Art of Making a Film before Making it | wolfcrow

A Quick-Start Guide to Storyboards: The Art of Making a Film before Making it | wolfcrow | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Storyboarding is graphically illustrating a film. Here are some tips and suggestions from a few masters of the art.
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Donald Schwartz's curator insight, July 23, 2015 11:37 PM

Get out of your head and share it--the only way to let people really know what you are thinking.


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Miller & Schneider Eyecup for GH4 Radically Boosts Movie Shooting Stability & EVF Visibility.

Miller & Schneider Eyecup for GH4 Radically Boosts Movie Shooting Stability & EVF Visibility. | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
After the success of their Kickstarter-funded C-Cup for the popular Canon C100 digital movie camera, Miller & Schneider has come out with a similarly indispensable eyecup for the even more popular and affordable Panasonic Lumix GH4 hybrid camera,...
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Review: Seamless Follow Focus Gears for any Lens

Review: Seamless Follow Focus Gears for any Lens | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Tired of dealing with rubbery one-size-fits-none follow focus gears? Perhaps it’s time to level-up to custom-fit seamless follow focus gears.
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Video Review: DFOCUS DCAGE for Panasonic GH4

Video Review: DFOCUS DCAGE for Panasonic GH4 | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
By contributor Clinton Harn: The DCAGE from DFOCUS is an affordable solution for owners of the Panasonic GH3 or GH4. Made in the USA, it is a precision CNC machined aluminium cage specifically designed for the Panasonic GH3 and GH4.
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Review: SLR Magic Anamorphot 2X and Rangefinder with the Sony a7R II – Can we finally shoot anamorphic for factual programmes?

Review: SLR Magic Anamorphot 2X and Rangefinder with the Sony a7R II – Can we finally shoot anamorphic for factual programmes? | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Most factual shooters can only dream of using anamorphic lenses for their productions. The distinctive distorted bokeh and streaky lens flares are usually the domain of the movies and high end TV drama.

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The Chase: A Tribute to the Impressive & Dangerous Car Chases in Cinema History

The Chase: A Tribute to the Impressive & Dangerous Car Chases in Cinema History | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Car chases in movies are as American as apple pie, but it took an Australian-directed film to inspire this tribute video.
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How to Make Just One Zoom Lens Work Wonders with the Metabones Speedbooster

How to Make Just One Zoom Lens Work Wonders with the Metabones Speedbooster | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Ever wished your cheap lens could do more? Here's how to get Angenieux Optimo-like results at a fraction of the cost.
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Sony a7R II Review Roundup: What’s the Verdict?

Sony a7R II Review Roundup: What’s the Verdict? | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
The world has been awaiting the Sony a7R II for a while now. The top-of-the-line DSLR-killer has created a buzz with mouth watering features like internal 4K recording, a 42 Megapixel sensor and internal 5-axis image stabilization.
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Is Film School Still Relevant in 2015? Indie Film Rockstar Kyle Patrick Alvarez Weighs In

Is Film School Still Relevant in 2015? Indie Film Rockstar Kyle Patrick Alvarez Weighs In | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
The great film school debate continues.
Our friends over at ShareGrid, the "Airbnb of cameras" and a pioneering force in the peer-to-peer rental market, are starting up an interview series with notable members of their rapidly growing community.
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A Deeper Dive into Lumetri Color

A Deeper Dive into Lumetri Color | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
With the introduction of Premiere Pro CC 2015, Adobe altered how color correction can be handled within its editing application.
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Did Canon and Nikon let 31% of the pro video market slip away to mirrorless?

Did Canon and Nikon let 31% of the pro video market slip away to mirrorless? | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Market research from 2014 has surfaced from consulting firm FutureSource. The year-old report suggests a swing of 50% from DSLRs to mirrorless cameras in 2015 (for pro video users). The report predicts that in the coming years 4K mirrorless cameras will dominate the market for video relative to DSLRs and that sales of large sensor professional camcorders (such as the Canon C300) will continue to grow and occupy roughly a third of the pro video market with the mirrorless camera share at a respectable 20%.

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Set Up Your Panasonic GH4 with These Video Guides

Set Up Your Panasonic GH4 with These Video Guides | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Here’s a curated list of the best video guides on setting up the Panasonic GH4 for video production!

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