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Conversation with Award Winning Video Producer Amani Channel

February 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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I met Amani Channel through another online video blogger and we immediately connected. I’ve been following his tweets and blog posts now for about 5 years. He is a great source for resources and information about video production. […]

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Tiffen DFX 3.0 Review/Tutorial

November 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Tiffen, I know you have been in the film/video world for years and are well established too. But I had no idea about your sweet plugins for FCP.
Tiffen Dfx Video/Film Plug-in is a top of the line plug-in suite that incorporates filters and lenses that Tiffen is so well known for and […]

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How Steve Jobs Impacted My Life

October 6th, 2011 · No Comments

First, it is a shame that I had to wait until his passing in order to share how he changed my life. But that is the culture we live in.
When I was just a wee laddie my father purchased and brought home one of the first Macintosh computers. It was a strange looking […]

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Freelance Crap Take 1

June 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

I don’t know if this is a joke or not. Here is the ad…

I have an idea in my head about the type of loyal, ambitious, talented person I think could fill this position.
I see it as an opportunity. I worked crazy hours and really cared about what I did coming up. I expect […]

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Final Cut Hip Hop Pro

May 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Awesome find from a reader of this blog. Thanks Matt!

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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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Photocopy From Digital Film Tools Review

April 3rd, 2011 · 23 Comments

I love Photocopy from Digital Film Tools. There are many plugins that allow you to change the look of your video to match other popular films and give your video a different look, whether it is another time period, planet, location or feel. This plugin does it all and allows you to bring […]

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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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Cool Uses of a Monopod with DSLR

January 19th, 2011 · No Comments

My friends over at Beat Down Boogie are sharing their techniques of getting some high quality shots with some very simple and easy to use techniques.

Check em out.

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Short Film Friday: Ben Pickle

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments

From the talented Nic Berry and his fantastic crew in Raleigh, NC area comes a fantastic short film.

Winner! Best Short at The Ava Gardner Film festival!!
Official Selection at numerous festivals including The Kent FF, Magnolia FF, NC Comedy Arts Festival, The Strange Beauty FF and Captain Zorikh’s New York City FF.
Ben P. was also selected […]

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