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The Filmtools Podcast Eps. 8 (w/ High Speed Cinematographer Peter Cote)

The Filmtools Podcast Eps. 8 (w/ High Speed Cinematographer Peter Cote)

Each week The Filmtools Podcast talks with industry professionals in a candid conversation about their career, relevant news within the industry, and about the art and gear behind filmmaking. &nbsp…

NAB 2019: Michael Bergeron on the Move to IP

NAB 2019: Michael Bergeron on the Move to IP

At NAB I talked with Michael Bergeron, Product Manager of Studio Camera Systems at Panasonic, about the move to video over IP, including SMPTE ST 2110, Newtek’s NDI, and…

Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1

Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1

Cleanfeed is an online service that uses the Opus audio códec and the Chrome browser to allow for ISDN quality with one or multiple co-hosts and interviews. Cleanfeed…

ART OF THE CUT with Jake Roberts, ACE on “Hitman’s Bodyguard”

ART OF THE CUT with Jake Roberts, ACE on “Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Jake Roberts, ACE was recently nominated for an Oscar and an EDDIE for his editing on Hell or High Water. He also received critical acclaim as the editor on Starred…

Script-Based Editing is Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

Script-Based Editing is Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

One of Avid Media Composer’s shining gems for narrative editing is its Script-Based Editing interface. It allows editors to click on words in a film, TV show or…

Filmmaker Friday featuring filmmaker Nikola Kitanovski

Filmmaker Friday featuring filmmaker Nikola Kitanovski

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Filmtools decided to take a deeper look into the world of a Filmmaker…

Filmmaker Friday featuring YouTube Superstar Devin Graham

Filmmaker Friday featuring YouTube Superstar Devin Graham

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

A Conversation with Michael Frediani, SOC

A Conversation with Michael Frediani, SOC

Filmtools recently sat down with Michael Frediani, SOC to discuss his nearly 30 year long career as a camera operator. In the ensuing interview, former Society of Camera Operators president…

iKlip Grip Pro grip/pole/tripod/remote for smartphones

iKlip Grip Pro grip/pole/tripod/remote for smartphones

The new iKlip Grip Pro for smartphones has so many features that even three words aren’t enough to encompass them. iKlip Grip Pro is a just-released professional version…

Ask me no questions and I’ll speak in no fragments

Ask me no questions and I’ll speak in no fragments

A sign taped to the door says “Quiet– filming.” This only makes you more nervous. You enter the room: it’s mostly pitch black, except for…

Location Interview Lighting Tips: HMI Lights & Looking into the Lens

Location Interview Lighting Tips: HMI Lights & Looking into the Lens

I recently shot a series of location interviews that will be used as the narrative backbone for a client’s short documentary project. They scheduled a few days of…

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – Mic vs. Mic

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – Mic vs. Mic

In chapter 3 of Adorama Pro 101: The Basics, we examine the differences from microphone to microphone…

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence spotlight on editor Jeffrey Wolf

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence spotlight on editor Jeffrey Wolf

Over the years, MEWShop has had several Artists in Residence who have become a staple to our programs and a great friend of the school. In this edition of “Spotlight…

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence Spotlight on Editor Sabine Hoffman

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence Spotlight on Editor Sabine Hoffman

MEWShop recently sat down with our September 2014 Six Week Intensive Artist in Residence Sabine Hoffman, ACE. Sabine has edited independent feature films for over 12 years, including Rebecca Miller…

Digital Production Buzz Interview with Art Adams

Digital Production Buzz Interview with Art Adams

Not long ago I was interviewed for the online show Digital Production Buzz. The show is now live, and you can watch it here&#8230…