With the publishing of Jack Nicas and Andy Pasztor's speculative and interpretive article in the Wall Street Journal in the fall of 2014, it seems every news agency, media outlet and publication has totally lost their minds in a fit of hysteria liken to Chicken Little proportions; sparking "end of days" tweets and forum discussions throughout the social mediasphere that has brought on an industry-wide panic akin to Orson Wells' War of the Worlds live broadcast radio play. Let's just stop right there and breathe for a moment - turn off the TV, put down that paper and let's look at some facts... (UPDATED 8/16/2015 with FAA News at bottom of article)
Final Cut Pro X
16.52 LBS 16.52 pounds is the weight of the Blackmagic URSA without a lens or a battery. For many, 16.52 pounds is a deal-breaker. Yet, here's an interesting thought, the Arriflex 16SR3...
After Effects Hidden Gems Weekly: Dashed LinesThere are a few tricks to creating a nice stroked line with Shape layers. One is to make an “open” path,...
Create custom, animated dashed lines using Shape layers.
UPDATE: Discussing Why CG Sucks (Except It Doesn’t)Updated August 28th with archived presentation information If you haven’t watched the video above, Why CG Sucks...
An interview with Freddie Wong and Lauren Haroutunian from the RocketJump Film School
Day 1 - 28 Days of Cinematography Insights - Is it better to have complete control over lighting or the camera you want to use?In what’s essentially a combination of Scott Simmons’ #28daysofquicktips and
Talking through the most powerful thing a cinematographer can do
Magic Bullet Suite review - Great for many but not for meReally, I’m the wrong guy to review this product. I am just not the target user for it. In order to review the product itself, we need to determine the audience for the product. This is an exercise that I go through with every client before every video I create has even started. If you don’t know your audience, your project...
Reviewing Magic Bullet Suite
REVIEW: Wooden Camera’s new shoulder rig, matte box and accessory arm trioIt’s been a busy few years for Wooden Camera. The company started off selling a single little audio accessory for Red cameras in the spring of 2011. Now, Wooden Camera is the most prolific camera accessory maker around, with a broad lineup of gear for every camera system I can name, featuring sturdy quality, reasonable prices and great...
Three great new camera products from a company that’s on a roll...