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My Birthday Wish…You Can Help Make It Happen

May 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

OK, my 36th birthday falls on May 31st, Memorial Day, most people will be off of work and have an extra day on the weekend. You can thank me by helping me celebrate my birthday by raising money for my friend Timothy LaFollette. He is battling ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). My goal is to […]

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Question For The Peanut Gallery

September 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I got an email which I would like to run by my intelligent readers. I hope you have a solution for Jenny. Here is her problem….
I am running Mac OS X 10.5.8 2.5 GHz Intel Core Duo with FCP 5.1.4, 4 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM with 2 exhdd one running time machine […]

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How Should I Shoot This

April 1st, 2009 · 7 Comments

I have a shoot Thursday morning at 10 with a client that needs a video in order to fulfill his posting on a popular listing service. In order for his info to be listed the video needs to be done. Here is the catch. He just moved to the area and doesn’t […]

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Filmmaker Needs Our Vote For a Job

February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Jeremy Wallace, a reader of this blog and I can say a friend of mine is applying for the “Best Job in the World.”
The Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is a newly created position. There are a few minor tasks that need to be taken care of, but the most […]

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What To Charge

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments

I got an email from a fellow documentary filmmaker interested in using some footage from my documentary, “Greensboro’s Child“. My documentary deals with the Greensboro Massacre, in which 5 anti klan protesters were shot and killed during a “Death to the Klan” rally on November 3rd, 1979.
The footage he is inquiring about is of […]

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Filmmakers I Need A Favor

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

I need HD footage of a locked down shot of a remote beautiful beach. Anyone have any footage they would like to donate to me for an episode of The Corporate Assassin, I’d greatly appreciate it. I only need roughly 5-10 seconds of footage. Asking on here is my first option. […]

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Capture Now With HDV

September 20th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Not happening! Tomorrow I’m going to shoot the audience for the private screening for Dogs of Chinatown. Only problem is I can’t figure out how to capture directly to my computer with a firewire connection to my camera. I can do it with no problem if I use DV-NTSC and capture in […]

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Why Does HDV Suck in Final Cut Pro

August 25th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Why? Can anyone give me a reason why capturing HDV always crashes the log and capture and the timecode breaks so easily. The only setting that I can use without any worries is the Apple Intermediate Codec. The problem with that codec is the same as the HDV, it breaks the video […]

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Mac Professionals I Need Your Help

July 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The video card I’m looking at is the Radeon X1900 G5 Mac Edition. Here is some information that worries me this card is not compatible to my G5.

Exclusively for PCI Express® based PowerMac G5 systems
Feel the power of ATI’s world class Radeon™ X1900 G5 Mac® Edition. Designed exclusively for PCI Express-based Power Mac® G5 […]

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If I Didn’t Have Bad Luck… I’d Have No Luck At All

July 12th, 2008 · No Comments

My god this stinking saga continues. I bought an ATI X800 Mac Edition Video Card on ebay. I installed it and it sounded like my computer was ready to take off. Listen.
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Yeah it’s an upgrade if I’m working with graphics but forget about me doing any […]

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