Future Of Filmmaking: Will You Be Replaced By A Robot?

Future Of Filmmaking

In case you haven't noticed, filmmaking is changing. And the future of filmmaking is now. In years past, if you wanted to make a movie, you had to raise enough money to not only cover the film and equipment, but you paid for your DP, your camera operator, someone to pull focus, someone to load the film, someone to lay dolly track and someone else to push your dolly. If … [Read more...]

The Atomos Shogun

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How The Atomos Shogun Shows Filmmakers What They Are Capturing - by Michael Head DSLR filmmakers have a distinct need to see what they are shooting, including framing, exposure and focus. The challenge is, DSLRs typically have small screens on the back of the camera, which are not ideal for viewfinding (even with the movable screens many DSLRs now feature.) Enter the … [Read more...]

Is The Panasonic GH4 Your Dream Camera?

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Is The Panasonic GH4 Your Dream Camera? By filmmaker Michael Head The future of production for the foreseeable future is 4K. This is true even if the majority of distribution will remain at 1080P and 2K for a while. But each day we get closer and closer to wide stream 4K distribution, be it through Netflix or even YouTube. That leaves camera manufacturers in a very … [Read more...]

GoPro Hero Time Lapse

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GoPro Hero Time Lapse by filmmaker Joseph Ort The GoPro Hero can be utilized for time lapse footage. When dealing with time lapses, it's all about doing the correct math. Not only because you want your end product to be a certain length, but also when dealing with the storage space while creating a time lapse. The GoPro Hero cameras are nice for time lapses for a … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Success Tips For Sourcing An Audience

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Because of an eroding DVD market, the modern moviemaking model dictates that you (as a filmmaker) must treat your independent movie business just like any other small business. YOU have a product (your movie) and YOU must sell your product. In order to sell your product, you must find a customer and convince them that your movie is worth more than their money. Obvious … [Read more...]