Category: Equipment

TRICKZ: No Wireless Mic? No Problem – An Easy Ultra Low-Budget Solution

Posted by Anthony - October 18, 2012 - Audio, Cell Phone Cinema, Equipment CheapAudioTricks1

Just came across a very cool audio trick from Linden Hudson at  It is the very essence of the Down and Dirty Filmmaking philosophy that I just wrote about in my previous post.  It’s a simple and brilliant example of how to creatively diagnose and solve your everyday filmmaking problems. Free ya mind and your budget [...]

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What Camera Should I Buy? – The Short List

Posted by Anthony - October 16, 2012 - Cameras, Equipment CameraCarousel

As some of you know from my Guerrilla Film Tactics seminar I’m more of a proponent of “accessing” cameras and equipment rather than buying them, which I think is only necessary if you shoot a lot or need long-term and continuous camera access for a documentary project. I’m approaching a project that may finally justify purchasing [...]

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PEEP THIS: The Black Magic Cinema Camera – Release Model In-Action

Posted by Anthony - August 30, 2012 - Cameras, Cinematography, Equipment BlackMagicReview1

For the last few months I’ve been blogging about the emergence of the new class of “Super-chip” (my term) video cameras, which I would basically describe as dedicated prosumer video cameras that have image chips that are roughly the equivalent of DSLR imaging chips. One of the most buzzed about cameras in this new category [...]

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TOOLZ: Black Magic Design Drops a Hot New 2.5K Video Camera for Only $3K!

Posted by Anthony - April 17, 2012 - Announcements, Cameras, Cinematography, Equipment blackmagiccinemacamera

So as expected, the buzz from the annual NAB Show in Vegas is making it’s way out into the universe as all the video manufacturer’s drop their latest digital goodies. This is the probably the first N.A.B. Show I’ve missed in 6 years, so it’s killing me to have to monitor the developments from afar. [...]

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TOOLZ: New Galileo Pan/Tilt Head Opens Up All-New Cellphone Cinema Possibilities

Posted by Anthony - March 22, 2012 - Cell Phone Cinema, Cinematography, Equipment GalileoTrio-1

As you know, I’ve been exploring the blossoming new world of cellphone cinema on this blog lately  and have discovered many cool new hardware and software tools that make cell phone cinema something to be taken seriously.  Well, add to the list this unique little tool called Galileo that ups the cellphone cinema ante yet [...]

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