Category: Equipment

TOOLZ: Black Magic Cinema Drops 2 New Cameras at NAB – HOT!!!

Posted by Anthony - April 10, 2013 - Announcements, Cameras, Equipment BMCC-ProductionCamera-4k

I am saddened that for yet another year, I’m unable to attend the annual NAB Show in Vegas.  It truly is a production guy/gals ultimate toystore, tech school and playground.  (If you’ve never been, think of the NAB Show as the B&H Superstore in NYC x 1000… Yes, it’s that BIG of a show.)  Nevertheless, [...]

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TOOLZ: New Freefly Movi Camera Stabilizer Shakes Up the Video Scene – HOT!!!

Posted by Anthony - April 7, 2013 - Cinematography, Equipment, News movi-freefly1

Gotta say, I think this is by far the coolest piece of new gear I’ve seen in a long time. It’s a new camera stabilizer system called the Movi that looks to be considerably easier to use and more versatile than most of the the Steadicam and Glidecam-style stabilizer rigs.  It can smoothly capture some [...]

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TOOLZ: Could the New Lumapad LED Light Be Better Than a LitePanels LED Light?

Posted by Anthony - March 28, 2013 - Equipment, Lighting LumaPad2

Here’s a very intriguing new KickStarter project that could shake a few things up in the world of film lighting. LED’s have slowly, but surely been working their way onto more and more film sets. LED lighting units have become popular for their high light output relative to their low power consumption and they stay [...]

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PEEP THIS: My New GoPro HeroCam Hero

Posted by Anthony - March 21, 2013 - Equipment, Music Video, Stunts and Special FX BadMF-er1

Here’s a very brilliant and entertaining bit of filmmaking by Russian filmmaker, Ilya Naishuller, in the form of a an ultra-violent ultra-viral first-person shooter music video entitled “Bad Motherf***er”.  Apart from excellent stunt work and editing, this video is particularly notable in that it was shot entirely on the GoPro Hero Cam.  Also note the [...]

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TOOLZ: GoPro Drops HERO 3 – “Black Edition” – 2.7K Video Camera for $400

Posted by Anthony - October 22, 2012 - Announcements, Cameras, Equipment GoPro-Hero3-black-edition-pro-housing

Gotta say this little company keeps impressing me with it’s new products and product improvements… The hip people at GoPro who brought you the first simple affordable and tiny HD action cams, then brought 3D to the masses with the GoPro 3D Hero System, and who most-recently added remote control GoPro camera operation from a [...]

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