Saturday, June 05, 2010

News from Here & There

So You Wanna Be a Filmmaker
Zacuto hosts Part Deux of Ron Dawson's series on becoming a filmmaker, and in this episode he discusses the pros and cons of working as a subcontractor, or "growing your own studio."
Zacuto: So You Wanna Be a Filmmaker – Part Deux by Ron Dawson

Lens Correction for Video is Photoshop CS5
Richard Harrington shows up at with a short tutorial on using the Lens Correction filter on both Stills and Video:
The Lens Correction filter can also be used on DSLR video files. This is a useful way to remove lens or geometric distortion. When your’re done, you’ll need to render the video file back out of Photoshop (File > Export > Render Video). Lens Correction in Photoshop CS5

Richard also pops up in the latest episode of D-Town TV to talk about tools to monitor your video while shooting on DSLRs (loupe's and monitors.): D-Town TV: Episode 40

Garrett Brown and the Steadicam Tango
Cinema5D has a short interview with Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown where he talks about the upcoming Steadicam Tango, a Steadicam with a jib arm. Still no word on actual availability or price yet - and I'm sure I won't be able to afford it! - but it looks very cool!
Cinema5D: Cinema5D Interview With Garrett Brown Cine Gear Expo 2010

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