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    How did they do that ?? Strange video technique

    https://vimeo.com/39765217# From the Vimeo description: New media art duo SWEATSHOPPE aka Blake Shaw and Bruno Levy are back from Europe with a new video that showcases their live interactive video wheatpaste in Berlin, Bristol, Belgrade, London and Paris. Over a two week period the duo pasted...
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    watch The Matter of Christie Laurant Short Film

    Starring Natalie Brehm, Vera Icon, Dale Hobbs, Robert Miller, Jennifer Vasquez, Kristine Trapp, Max Valdez, Tony Beckert and Kenny Couch behind the scenes. A Dark look at a horrible situation. A quickie short I did to keep in practice. Could have benefited from more post work, but hey.... Now...
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    Making movies R Easy - A look BTS

    This is why you watch the credits, filmmakers work their butts off! Check out this awesome BTS video of a 2min Steadicam shot from the set of Hugo. Note the moving walls and furniture to make room for the camera operator. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_tzoTHhjFs A side note...the NLE...
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    I F$%#ing HATE noises !!!!!!

    Shot a scene today ( Wednesday ) in the same location I shot at Sunday... Could I get decent sound ?? NOOOOOO ! Sunday was quiet. , today wind gusts 15mph jet planes coming in every 90 seconds LOUD !!!!! plus we shot at 4:30 right next to an office park and guess what ? quitting time ! yeah...
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    How durable is the 7D ???

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCT-YMgjm9k
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    Typical Broadcast TV

    I was approached by an Individual who needs editing of some material for broadcast. I shall chat w/ him and get specifics on specs for delivery. I do not yet know what to expect to deliver ( if I even get the project ) Im thinking HDCAM sr ?? or provide them w/ 1920x1080 mov on a HDD w/ 48khz...
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    Budget for something that would NEVER get shot ??

    Ok, a bud told another friend that I was a "filmmaker type" so I get an email from this guy who wants to do a TV show based on some ideas. He wants to do a Sci-Fi show w/ LOTS of greenscreen and he thinks it can be done very low budget and he can just crank out episodes really fast. He "knows...
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    Want a good laugh ?

    http://houston.craigslist.org/cwg/2889345752.html We are looking to fill crew positions for our upcoming film scene in Houston that will be filming March 26-31st We are looking for the following: Digital Imaging Technician - Seeking an experienced DIT. You will be in charge of transferring and...
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    LED lights ???

    WOW awesome stuff. Gives me ideas ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7nHdo5Bx9g
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    24 fps .. Why ? Why not 8, 12 or ??

    Im having some fun playing with frame rates. Why 24fps ? Ok, Ok I know it is "the way" ..BORING.. here is something Im playing with. I seeing that some scenes might require different frame rates. For horror, surreal or dramatic effects. Still would have to get it to the magic 24fps using...
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    Behind the scenes - Building a miniature set & filiming - Get Charley

    Ok fine. time to get creative. Here is a vid of what Im doing for a set in my project Get Charley. I going to use greenscreen to put the talent in the set. I will shoot only stills of the set and use compositing to place the talent behind the furnishings. just getting started but here goes...
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    Are we Artists or Techno Nerd / Computer Geeks ?

    Im thinkin here, am I am artist or a Techno Nerd / Computer Geek ? Is a filmmaker both or do you have your specialty ? I was a watchin a documentary on Mr David Lynch and he seemed so much more an Artist than a Techno Nerd / Computer Geek type....I saw where an assistant was telling him about...
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    Bit Rates ? Blender VSE

    I have been investigating some of the features of Blender and Im seeing the highest Bitrate I can get from Blender is 14Mbps. I tried outputting in Quicktime w/o any compression, but it would not work, so I selected h.264 and the resultant Bitrate was 14Mbps. The footage started as 46Mbps .MOV...
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    watch A Taste of Get Charley

    Here is a little bit of a gem from a project I have been working on that has risen from the dustbin. Thanxx to Flicker for his awesome creative graphics work, web design, editing and Shawn Russell for the music. .....And thanxx again to Flicker for pushing this project onwards. Love any...
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    top-list Terry Gilliam shares his top 10 lessons for directors.....

    I loved the article, sound basic ideas for anyone who wants to direct from one of the greats. http://www.filmmakermagazine.com Two things he offered is that I connected w/ #1 Growing up is for losers which, hey I'm there #2 Directing is for those who are not sane. Never new being a childish...
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    El Cheapo Deluxe Sound Setup

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PXrZX8Pg24 Ok here is the video. Of my cheapo deluxe audio eqt. Im still working on mastering the tools, so have at it. I would welcome any constructive help from anyone. I know that a hyper-cardioid mic is better suited for indoors, but use what ya got and go...
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    MOST everything you need to know about Filmmaking

    according to Kim Jong Il : On a director's job description: "The director is the commander of the creative group. He should have the overall responsibility for artistic creation, production organization and ideological education and guide all the members of the creative team in film-making."...
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    I'm ALIVE ! yaaay, a new project Blood Gore and Nekkid Gurlies !

    I have been regrouping and finally I am back on track in my movie making adventures. Im getting started on a project that has everything I love in film. Blood, Gore , Guts and Nekkid Gurlies. The project will be a local TV show that shows horrid horror movies. Im gonna shoot for low...
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    Why is Sound listed as "On The Set " and not Pre-Production ?

    Ahh sound, the bastard child of Indie movie making I just watched a surreal trippy movie Tetsuo, The Iron Man and the sound design blew me away ! If I was blind and only allowed to listen to the movie, I would be impressed ! Sadly too many of us force sound to ride on the back of the bus. "Oh I...
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    Has anyone tried Kunaki.com for DVD fulfillment ??

    I saw a blog post where a local Film guy was selling a movie thru Kunaki.com Has anyone used them ? They say they integrate with Amazon for fulfillment as well. Only $1 for a DVD plus shipping...
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