Sunday, August 26, 2012

Quick Links

Why is the Blackmagic Cinema Camera Such a Big Deal? | Joe Marine
| No Film School
If you’re shooting in RAW mode, you have even more freedom. The big reason this camera is so special at this price point is because it lets you focus on storytelling. You’re not compensating for the camera, you’re actually using the camera to push you to tell the story in a more creative way.

Lan Bui ‏@lanbui | Twitter
New @zacuto product coming soon... a proper iPhone case and system. Hey, stop photo bombing @philipbloom

Final Cut Pro X Tutorial Pt. 30 - Sound Effects Library | Dan Allen | YouTube
In this HD Voice tutorial for Apple Final Cut Pro 10 we learn about the Final Cut Pro Sound Effects Library which is available under the meny 'Final Cut Pro' - 'Download Additional Content' - We can then access it via the audio library, by either searching or using the sub-folders, then simply dragging and dropping into the timeline / storyline ADDITIONAL NOTE: be sure to turn off 'Copy imported files to FCPX Event' by right clicking in the event library and unchecking it from the 'import'

SmartGrips the Hand Grip with a Brain for Sony FS100, FS700, F3 and F65 Cameras | Cinescopophilia
The SmartGrips camera hand grips are individually hand carved out of solid block walnut and the buttons made out of tropical ironwood. Each SmartGrips hand grip has a brain in the handle providing easy menu activation under your thumb for your Sony FS100, FS700, F65, and F3 cameras.

Spike Lee’s Tips For Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters
| Dropping Knowledge | WhatsTrending
“If you want to be an artist, you have to have a tough skin,” Lee says. “You have to have an inner circle of peers…who — you respect their opinion and who respect you and know that they can tell you something honestly.”
He goes on to emphasize the importance of sorting out the positive criticism that can advance your work from the negative criticism that’s only trying to bring you down.

My First Job With Tony Scott | John David Miller | Cinematography
Certainly much of my work ethic is because of Tony and his army. Tony was a better leader than he was a director. I have never been around anyone who could get people to give more than what they thought they had to give than Tony Scott; he did it effortlessly. Tony was a true General that lead his army from the front lines.

The Future According To Films - INFOGRAPHIC | Tremulant Design
My first attempt at an infographic, to show a timeline of what films would have us believe is going to happen in the future

Turn Off the Phone (and the Tension) | JENNA WORTHAM | New York Times
My revelation — relearning the beauty of living in the moment, devoid of any digital link — may seem silly to people who are less attached to their devices. But for many people, smartphones and social networks have become lifelines — appendages that they are rarely without. As such, they can sway our moods, decisions and feelings.

New HD Moon Landing - Apollo Video Cameras Explained | YouTube

No comments: