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Video Production

August 18, 2014 Author:

In the 1970′s, cinematographer Garrett Brown was tired of the bulky dolly equipment needed to get a smooth, moving shot. Out of this frustration, came an invention that would revolutionize the cinema industry – the Steadicam. Read More

Impossible Shots: The Invention of the Steadicam

  • August 12, 2014

    Microsoft Unveils Their Own Hyperlapse ‘Warp Stabilizer’


    Microsofts latest algorithm will blow your mind and stabilize your shaky footage. Read More

  • August 12, 2014

    Proper Set Etiquette Will Get You Hired Again and Again


    One of the most important things you can do when starting out in the film industry, is learn to abide by the unwritten rules of the set. Read More

  • August 8, 2014

    Why All Directors Need to Take Up Acting


    Indie film directors today have largely become more concerned with gear, effects, and post-production than with story and acting, which is one reason so many indie films fail to have any success. While the technical side of filmmaking is critical in today’s filmmaking environment, it is raw performance that will always be what captivates audiences most. Read More