Category: News

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: The Digital Bolex…Back to the Future

Posted by Anthony - April 12, 2012 - Cameras, Cinematography, News DigitalBolexLogo1

I’ve been busy making film education magic the last few weeks, so I’m a little late to the game on reporting this one, but just in case you haven’t heard the buzz on the street, there is yet another potentially game-changing large format video camera about to drop…this one is intriguingly titled “The Digital Bolex”. [...]

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PEEP THIS: Spike Lee’s Controversial “Red Hook Summer” Q&A at Sundance

Posted by Anthony - January 28, 2012 - Film Festivals, News, Panels and Conversations SpikeSundance2012

If you didn’t catch my earlier post, Spike Lee is about to drop a new self-financed movie shot on a Sony F3 Super 35mm Video Camera entitled, Red Hook Summer , which just premiered at Sundance 2012. Never one to shy away from controversy, when asked a question by audience member, Chris Rock, about what he would [...]

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Hollywood’s Big Studios Evolve with “Ultra Violet”

Posted by Anthony - November 1, 2011 - News DECE_ultraviolet-600x309

No “Ultra Violet” is not the latest big studio action movie, but rather the latest big studio move to get with the times. As I’ve argued many times on the Double Down Film Show and in previous posts on this blog, Hollywood needs to give up their desperate struggle to cling to an old business [...]

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D&D SPOTLIGHT: Help These Doc Subjects Get Some Much Deserved Recognition

Posted by Anthony - October 29, 2011 - Announcements, News AdaptiveSnowBoarding

My old school friend Alex Houston of Fiat Lux Productions has been working on a documentary project about amputee snowboarders for some time now (He also gives some great advice on sports shooting in my new book.) This bonified sport just got rejected from the Paralympics. Peep this video for how you can help rectify [...]

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