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An IQ Interview with Philip Bloom (the Wrap)

FilmmakerIQ’s John Hess sits down with Philip Bloom, one of the internet’s leading sources for digital cinematography. We chat about what cameras to consider, the Red Scarlet X and his decision to withdraw his order, his career and what advice he has to give to aspiring filmmakers.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6-4N0IPVh8

SHIT… I can’t believe I forgot this one:

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http://vimeo.com/17909085

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