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THE WORLD’S FIRST DIGITAL RECORDER VIDEO MICROPHONE

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Rode Microphones has made an announcement that sounds very interesting especially if you are an all in one producer. I’ve been using Rode mics with great success for the past 6 years and recommend their products to any independent producer. Check out the specs and tell me what you think.

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Tags: Filmmaker · Profession

A Must “Get” To Search Dialog in Final Cut Pro

May 4th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I’ve been waiting for this software for the longest time. As an Independent Filmmaker I have so many hats to wear that I don’t have the time to properly log all the important information into Final Cut Pro…OK, I’m just lazy and I know I’m not the only one either. Get, is the […]

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Got Bugeyes For DualEyes

April 1st, 2011 · 3 Comments

Singular Software has done it again with software that syncs audio with video…perfectly. If you shoot with a DSLR and record audio on a digital recorder this is the perfect solution for your post production needs.

This is only a small sample of what Dual Eyes is capable of. I haven’t had the pleasure […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Reviews · Video

Conversation with Independent Filmmaker Todd Tinkham

August 15th, 2010 · No Comments

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I met Todd through another filmmaker friend, Ajit Anthony Prem. Our brief introduction left an impression on him…he casted me to play a bruiser in his newest film Southland of the Heart. I accepted and was part of magic that day. Not the kind of magic that I […]

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Tags: Conversation · Filmmaker · Podcast

Fix Your Audio Levels All At Once in Final Cut Pro with Normalization

August 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Normalization…for the longest time I couldn’t figure out exactly what it did. I had audio geeks tell me to normalize everything and I’d ask, “what does it do?” The answer I always got was always to technical and in terms I couldn’t understand. I think like a video editor, so I needed it […]

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Sonicfire Pro 5 a Must For Any Final Cut Pro Editor

March 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

As an independent filmmaker one of the hardest things to do is get a great score for a project. If you use Soundtrack Pro you cycle through the amazing tracks and have a difficult time finding one that you haven’t used on numerous occasions, or heard everywhere on the net or local TV. […]

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · Music · Reviews · Software

Sonicfire Pro 5 Is Here… Wow!

May 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Final Cut Pro Guru Larry Jordan walks us through a demo of Sonicfire Pro 5. I want more after watching this. Cool app.

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Upcoming Conversation with Harvey Robinson of Monkeywhale.com

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

I came across Harvey Robinson’s path through the .matrix Project and was wowed by the beautiful storytelling that he presents in his videos. Monkeywhale is not just Harvey but a collaboration of artists that formed a production company in Greensboro, NC. He is a machine when it comes to creating and I for […]

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Tags: Conversation · Filmmaker · Original

Christian Bale Rips a DP

February 4th, 2009 · No Comments

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This is how I would’ve handled being yelled at. I’m an agitator, if someone is yelling at me crazily I’ll only agitate that person till they go nuts. Now if I did something wrong, you would only have to tell me once and I’d make sure it […]

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Tags: Creative · Original

Audio Phone Filter in Soundtrack Pro

January 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

This blog is a giant bulletin board for my mind. I used this filter before but forgot where it was located in Soundtrack Pro. So the web can reap the benefits of my confused brain.
I have two sources of audio that I want to mix together and throw a phone effect […]

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