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Why Filmmakers Should Always Watch the Director’s Cut

Take a look into famous “director’s cuts” and what filmmakers can learn from watching movies the way they were meant to be seen. In a recent episode of his Team Deakins podcast, legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins opened up about his wish to revive a long-lost four-hour cut of Andrew Dominik‘s neo-western The Assasination of Jesse James. He details his praise of the […]

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Why Filmmakers Should Always Watch the Director’s Cut

Take a look into famous “director’s cuts” and what filmmakers can learn from watching movies the way they were meant to be seen. In a recent episode of his Team Deakins podcast, legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins opened up about his wish to revive a long-lost four-hour cut of Andrew Dominik‘s neo-western The Assasination of Jesse James. He details his praise of the […]

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Cinematography Tips for Covering Your Master Shot

Let’s explore the all-important “master shot” and how you can use it to tie the rest of your cinematic tapestry together. When you’re first starting out in film and video, every shot is your master shot. It makes sense if you think about it. You have your set, your actors or subjects, and you have […]

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RØDE Crowns Its 2020 My RØDE Reel Winners

Watch all of the winning films here. My RØDE Reel is one of those filmmaking competitions creators look forward to participating in all year. In fact, 2020 saw entries triple compared to last year, with participants spanning across 114 countries and winners from 12 different countries taking home their share of $1 million in cash. The competition […]

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Tips from Renowned Cinematographers for Your Next Film

Interested in becoming a noteworthy director of photography? The best place to begin is by studying the great cinematography masters. I’ll start by saying that the best way to master any part of filmmaking is to just go out and do it. Do it and fail and try again until you do it right. However, […]

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DJI Pocket 2: Is This the Camera for Your Everyday Adventures?

The DJI Pocket 2 was designed to help you create more, but does it live up to expectations? Every new action camera release is bound to inspire comparisons and questions: “Do I need this if I also have an iPhone? How is this different than a GoPro? Is this really worth the money? Can I bring this camera […]

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The Long-Awaited Sony FX6 Will Be Officially Announced Next Week

The release of the new Sony FX6 is getting close. Sony announced via Instagram that it would launch the much talked about FX6 via a livestream with Alister Chapman on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. GMT (11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT). If you don’t know who Chapman is, you’re in for a treat. He’s the Gerald Undone of Sony cameras. The […]

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Consumers Want More Grocery Store Prepared Meals. How Should Grocers Adapt?
December 6, 2022

The consumer dollar has spoken: the best thing since sliced bread is sliced turkey. A new FMI report, the FMI Power of Foodservice at Retail, seems to show that deli-prepared food purchases are up 9.3% compared to 2019 numbers and up 2.4% year-over-year in unit sales. It’s clear that consumer appetite for grocery store prepared […]

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Robotics in Early Learning Can Be Essential in How Students React to STEM Literacy
December 6, 2022

Early learning robotics can be essential in how students react to STEM literacy and with large gaps In STEM achievement persisting across the U.S., access to technological resources can make a significant impact. K-12 education was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the disruption could be mitigated by introducing the latest and innovative technology into […]

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The European Space Agency Lunar Launch Programs and Service Initiatives to Watch in 2023
December 6, 2022

The European Space Agency is making strides in its efforts to commercialize space, with a focus on sustained exploration. What are they doing to achieve this? According to the ESA, it all starts with service initiatives. A recent panel discussion at the Space Tech Expo in Bremen, Germany revealed that the ESA is growing its […]

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Why Filmmakers Should Always Watch the Director’s Cut
December 23, 2020

Take a look into famous “director’s cuts” and what filmmakers can learn from watching movies the way they were meant to be seen. In a recent episode of his Team Deakins podcast, legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins opened up about his wish to revive a long-lost four-hour cut of Andrew Dominik‘s neo-western The Assasination of Jesse James. He details his praise of the […]

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Cinematography Tips for Covering Your Master Shot
December 23, 2020

Let’s explore the all-important “master shot” and how you can use it to tie the rest of your cinematic tapestry together. When you’re first starting out in film and video, every shot is your master shot. It makes sense if you think about it. You have your set, your actors or subjects, and you have […]

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RØDE Crowns Its 2020 My RØDE Reel Winners
November 24, 2020

Watch all of the winning films here. My RØDE Reel is one of those filmmaking competitions creators look forward to participating in all year. In fact, 2020 saw entries triple compared to last year, with participants spanning across 114 countries and winners from 12 different countries taking home their share of $1 million in cash. The competition […]

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Tips from Renowned Cinematographers for Your Next Film
November 24, 2020

Interested in becoming a noteworthy director of photography? The best place to begin is by studying the great cinematography masters. I’ll start by saying that the best way to master any part of filmmaking is to just go out and do it. Do it and fail and try again until you do it right. However, […]

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DJI Pocket 2: Is This the Camera for Your Everyday Adventures?
November 12, 2020

The DJI Pocket 2 was designed to help you create more, but does it live up to expectations? Every new action camera release is bound to inspire comparisons and questions: “Do I need this if I also have an iPhone? How is this different than a GoPro? Is this really worth the money? Can I bring this camera […]

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The Long-Awaited Sony FX6 Will Be Officially Announced Next Week
November 12, 2020

The release of the new Sony FX6 is getting close. Sony announced via Instagram that it would launch the much talked about FX6 via a livestream with Alister Chapman on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. GMT (11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT). If you don’t know who Chapman is, you’re in for a treat. He’s the Gerald Undone of Sony cameras. The […]

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What Horror Movies Do Your Favorite Directors Love?
October 30, 2020

Horror is a genre for everyone. It’s that time of year when we sit back, relax, and scare ourselves stupid watching the most terrifying, bloody, and traumatizing scary movies we can find. Horror flicks are the roller coasters of cinema. They turn you upside down and shake you back and forth, but it’s all in […]

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DJI Levels Up the Stabilizer Game Again with the RS 2 and RSC 2
October 30, 2020

Two new camera stabilizers for you to drool over as you debate on which one to get. Let’s take a look. DJI has released two new camera stabilizers — both revolutionary in their own ways, and both giving you the much wanted features other stabilizers and gimbals have been lacking.   Read more at Premium […]

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What to Consider When Upgrading to the Pocket Cinema 6K
October 8, 2020

Pocket 4K vs. Pocket 6K? This article discusses the relevancy of both — as well as the price points and specs related to each. Prices are rapidly dropping, panic is running amok, and conspiracies are rife. No, it’s not the next recession; it’s the Pocket 4K community growing frantic over the imminent arrival of the […]

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