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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 Read more

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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 Read more
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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 Read more
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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 Read more
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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 Read more
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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 Read more
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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. Read more

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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 Read more
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 your action. Don’t you want to capture all of it at once? Read more
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 is broken Read more
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, while that might be the practical approach, there’s definitely a Read more
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 skydiving?" The new DJI Pocket 2 inspires different Read more
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 DP-guru really knows what he's Read more
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 good fun. Even the bad ones still pack a punch. It's Read more
DJI Levels Up the Stabilizer Game Again with the RS 2 and RSC 2
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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 Beat
What to Consider When Upgrading to the Pocket Cinema 6K
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