How do you keep in contact with people who are interested in your projects? I have to tell you, keeping in touch with people via email has for me at least, been a royal pain. I have a pretty enormous email user group now, and over the past few years I have tried out pretty […]
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Stunning DSLR shots using Helikite Technology
Following on from last weeks post about camera mounts for 5D MkII, I was sent a link for another kind of mount – a helikite. It’s a mix between a helium filled blimp and a kite, and allows the camera to make very smooth aerial shots. The clip above is probably shot using a helikite, […]
Could you shoot your next project with stunning High Dynamic Range (HDR) Cinematography?
One of the problems with any image capture system, be it film or digital, is that of the available latitude. That is, the difference between absolute black and absolute white – latitude. This ‘scale’ is measured in photographic ‘stops’, (aka ‘F stop’ or ‘T stop’). As a film maker you will be familiar with these […]
How secure is your data? Do film makers create more data than most others…?
It’s that time of year again, when I look to the digital assets created in the last year, and consider the data archiving needed. I know from experience the utter terror and anguish caused by a data loss or a hard drive crash – I had a bad on in the late nineties, and since […]
3D technology and using Telepresence
Over the last few days I have been working with some corporate clients on a very ambitious film. I can’t say what and who, but I can tell you of a few exciting things I have experienced. First off is 3D on a TV (we may be making a film in 3D). I saw a […]
Distributing The Digital Feature With Technology Today! A Proven Model?
For some time now I have been aware of the micro budget feature film, Four Eyed Monsters, which was made by two US guys with nothing but determination, ambition and a lot of savvy. The half hour presentation above really illustrates who they are and how much they put into the endeavour. There’s huge amounts […]