A First Look at Canon’s Juicy New EOS C300

Posted by Anthony - November 30, 2011 - Cameras, Cinematography Canon-EOS-C300-Digital-Cinema-Camera-1

By now most of you know that I have mixed feelings about DSLR cameras… love the chips and superior image quality, but hate the awkward “franken rigs” and lack of basic video-friendly features that most pros rely on. The industry is starting to remedy the DSLR dilemma for pro shooters that want to capture gorgeous [...]

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Alrick Brown – Writer/Director of the Award-winning Sundance Film “Kinyarwanda”

Posted by Anthony - November 28, 2011 - Directing, Double Down Film Show kinyarwanda

  One of the things we pride ourselves on with The Double Down Film Show show is that we talk to tomorrow’s indie filmmaker’s today, such is the case with one of our early guests, Writer/Director – Alrick Brown, who is back to discuss the incredible rise of his first feature, Kinyarwanda, an intense and [...]

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One-of-a-Kind TV Internship Adventure on the Solar Odyssey Project

Posted by Anthony - November 27, 2011 - internships SolarOdyssey

My colleague digital media expert and post-production whiz Philip Hodgetts is part of an exciting new adventure in TV production called, Solar Odyssey.  More notably they will soon be looking for interns to spend 2-weeks onboard a small solar-powered boat traversing the 6,000 miles of waterways known as The Great Loop.  Interns will live on [...]

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Sony’s Intriguing New FS-100 Video Camera

Posted by Anthony - November 27, 2011 - Cameras sony-nex-fs100_GREY

Sony’s Demo Video Sony show’s off some of the hot features and image quality of their intriguing new FS-100 which takes the image quality of a DSLR camera and puts it in a convenient video form factor…    Engadget’s Review Engadget reviews the FS-100 camera and puts it through it’s paces…   If you’re interested [...]

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PEEP THIS: “Rampart” Trailer

Posted by Anthony - November 18, 2011 - Trailers IMG_1514

(photo: Shamelessly party-crashing w/ Woody at Sundance) So the question is being posed as to whether Woody Harrelson’s character in “Rampart” is “the most corrupt cop ever on screen”.  The benchmark for me is Denzel Washington in “Training Day”, whose performance blew me away (and also genuinely disturbed and scared the hell out of me), [...]

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