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  1. What is the use of a video assist?

    Well, yeah! Its pretty hard to determine the exposure and focus on viewfinders, video assists and even the LCD viewfinders that come with Digital cameras, they are so misleading. A lot depends on the eye and the mind of the cinematographer, an intution - so to speak :) So yeah, as you said...
  2. What is the use of a video assist?

    I've seen Cinematographers using the IVS Video assists on their Arri cameras. Is it a preview system independent of what has been captured by the film?
  3. What is IR Pollution and what is ND Filter?

    I had this issue, didn't knew what to call it, but in a recent mail from Koo's nofilmschool I learnt that this issue is called Infrared pollution. So why does this happen (briefly)? And what is an ND filter, how does it reduce IR pollution? Is there any production technique to tackle IR...
  4. The things you hate to see in Short films?

    Amateurs (like me) must be patient, spend more time on practicing the camera (or anything that matters) before we could display our work. I've used my friend's T2i five times and I hate everything that I did with it, but I can notice a slight improvement. I use my very own digital camera to try...
  5. bluechip.

    Hmmm that sounds good. The links were helpful too. Thanks Alcove :) Cheers Amogh

    Hmmm that sounds good. The links were helpful too. Thanks Alcove :) Cheers Amogh
  6. 7D on the Big Screen

    Thats good news Steve. I'm sure it takes a lot of effort during the shoot and the edit to make it look good on Big screen. Well done Anti-Hero!
  7. Cheap(er) alternatives to Premiere Pro

    Who'll ask which software we used? I'm not telling that I'm doing piracy but just out of curiosity will someone really ask about the softwares we used and that whether they are pirated or not?
  8. 7D on the Big Screen

    Then you must thank me for bringing it back :lol:
  9. Method Writing

    Drug addicts and drunkards assume they are creative. But in reality they are Junkies :D
  10. bluechip.

    Hey Alcove Is it possible to arrange a decent sound for a thousand dollar? Heard that Rode mics...

    Hey Alcove Is it possible to arrange a decent sound for a thousand dollar? Heard that Rode mics are cheap. I'd prefer buying something that helps me in both interior and exterior locations so will a hyper cardioid be good?
  11. bluechip.

    Hello Steve! It's good to know that your are from Auckland. My cousin lives there :)

    Hello Steve! It's good to know that your are from Auckland. My cousin lives there :)
  12. > Lo/No Budget Review

    Spend more time on scripts and try to master them because there are lots and lots of people with good technical knowledge who can help or guide or even work. And and don't cast your friends! Remember what Sidney Lumet once said, "There are no small decisions in filmmaking."
  13. 7D on the Big Screen

    What about other cameras like 5D and 550D? How do they look when projected on big screen?
  14. Script Critique?

    There is someone who is called as 'Inner Critique'. He'll help ya! :)
  15. I order my camera later today!

    Congrats! You're almost complete :) I will be buying one next week, not as expensive as yours but an entry level DSLR such as T2i. I've been in contact with the store manager and according to what he said I'll be getting a tripod stand, if I remember it correctly he said 18-55mm zoom lens, and...
  16. American film festivals and their reality

    Now I have a 65 page action-thriller script about a heist . Since I have to attend college it's gonna take some time for making the film and will probably be ready by 2014. So which American film festivals are preferable for this type of film. Details about the production: It will be shot with...
  17. Who is Your Favorite Director and Why?

    Among veterans, its Alfred Hitchcock. Among the modern directors its David Fincher. And I like Sir Ridley Scott because of his excellence in production design and art direction though on some occasions his films lack good writing.
  18. M-S mic arrangement

    What I've got right now is Audio Technical AT2020 that I borrowed from my brother, he was using it to for vocals. Sounds good but problem is that this is the only mic that I have used and I don't know if there are any better mics of the same range as AT2020. The boom mics I see around are long...
  19. M-S mic arrangement

    How beneficial is the M-S mic arrangement to the Film makers as it is to Musicians? If it is beneficial then what are the post production necessities and methods to mix the recorded audio in the best manner possible? When to use cardioid and when to use omni? Also tell me which is the best...
  20. Downfalls

    Every great empires have fallen. So did some of the most promising film directors in Hollywood. They say it takes talent, energy and passion to make a mark in this competitive industry. And we've seen directors who had them all, and did unimaginable things at the start of their career. They...
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