Category: Film Books

Why DSLR Cameras Are DA BOMB

Posted by Anthony - December 7, 2011 - Cameras, Film Books LumixLEDOut

(Pictured above: Panasonic Lumix GH2) The following post is excerpted from the Image Control chapter of my brand-new book, The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide which is now shipping.  (Please feel free to order a signed 400-page, 700-illustration, full-color copy directly from me here to help support the free info on this website.) [...]

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Why DSLR Cameras Are LAME

Posted by Anthony - December 6, 2011 - Cameras, Film Books fig1.09_Canon-7d

The following post is excerpted from the Image Control chapter of my brand-new book, The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide which is now shipping. Intro I think there are equally compelling arguments both for and against shooting video on DSLR cameras. (DSLR = Digital Single Lens Reflex) I’ll try to share both arguments [...]

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How to Train Your Clients…in 30 Days or Less

Posted by Anthony - November 16, 2011 - Career Advice, Corporate Video, Film Books, Freelance Video HTBABC-Logo1

If you shoot video as a freelance filmmaker, chances are high that you’ve had at least one client nightmare, so I thought I’d share this very funny spoof on the art of training your clients. It’s an ebook/audiobook entitled How to Be a Better Client by  the creative studio ID29 who clearly have an edgy [...]

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The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide is COMING – December 14, 2011!

Posted by Anthony - November 12, 2011 - Announcements, Corporate Video, Film Books, Focal Press, Music Video SUS_FreelanceCover

The long awaited follow up to my first book, The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide (the #1 documentary filmmaking book on Amazon.com), is about to drop and I am now taking discounted pre-orders right here, right now for “The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide”.  (Shipping starts December 14, 2011) This new offering [...]

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Episode #77 – The Storytelling Show – Editor/Author Norm Hollyn

Posted by Anthony - October 18, 2011 - Double Down Film Show, Editing, Film Books HollynCredits

This episode of the Double Down Film Show is all about the art of storytelling with author/editor Norm Hollyn.  Norm was the editor of Heathers and the tv series Wild Palms and a music editor on The Cotton Club and Fame among dozens of other features and tv show credits. Norm is also an Associate [...]

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