You come up with better ideas than all the crap that’s on TV and Movies. Welcome to the club. As much as we value the ideas, they pale in comparision to the hard work necessary to take an idea from germination to harvest.
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Top Articles of the Week (February 5-11, 2012)
The YouTube meme “Sh*t People Say” has turned it’s sights onto the filmmaking realm as demonstrated here by JacksFilm. How many of these are you guilty of?
In the first part of his three part series, Chris Weaver dives into the mindset of how to become a better camera operator.
Tim Cash, The Oregon Filmmaker tackles the audio question looking at four different microphones and how they’re used in production.
Addendum Best Practices for Capturing Sound
Caleb Pikes dives into the topic of gear ownership, looking at Oppurtunity Costs, identifying when is a good time to Buy/Rent and determining when it’s time to sell your gear.
Evan Luzi lists off a few ways to rig up your lens to create a simple and cheap DIY follow focus with items that can be found at your hardware or grocery store.
These two tutorials by Jeff Shaffer demonstrate some techniques and terms for shooting polished metal objects in still life photography.
Philip Bloom asked seven professional editors (Michael Friedman, Cameron King, Adam Barton, Eli Ungar-Sargon, Alan Seawright, Chip Dizárd) to share their experiences with working with the much maligned Final Cut Pro X. Perhaps the lover’s scorn for the Apple editing system was more emotional than rational?