Posts with the category “general”
A look back at nearly 15 years in the industry
March 22nd, 2018
November 2018 will mark 15 years since the date I started in the industry. It really does not seem like it's been that long really. I got my first start at a hotel as a freelance audio visual technici...
1 year review with the Fuji XT1
October 3rd, 2017
Is Auto Focus (AF) the next big thing?
October 2nd, 2017
NETFLIX: Which 4K Cameras Can You Use to Shoot Original Content?
September 5th, 2017
So the other day I came across this article that was written by Ogy Stoilov from 4k Shooters back in July 2017 that had a question mark on what 4K cameras you could shoot original content with. LA bas...
An Insider's Perspective on the Creative World of Filmmaking
March 7th, 2017
With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the Filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooti...
Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear
March 6th, 2017
You may be wondering why this article is called Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear and the reason behind it is that I feel today’s filmmakers rely more on technology than the technique of f...
My 8 Min of Screen Time @NAB 2014
April 28th, 2014
NAB 2014 was my very first NAB as I have always wanted to go but I was getting booked every-time it came around. It was very cool to see some of my local friends there but also meet some new ones like...
2K vs 4K Battle
April 14th, 2014
If you were lucky enough to keep up with NAB last week then you would of saw a mix of 2K and 4K cameras. Well here is a very interesting video from a few Post Pros at a panel discussion during this ye...
How to Balance Your Camera
June 9th, 2013
I know most people just use there ball head to balance out there tripod but do you really know the correct way to do it? Now each job and situation is different as there are times you have a few minut...
May 14th, 2013
A lot of people ask why 4K? Well there are many reasons why 4k is making so much noise right now as it has become much more affordable due in part to companies like RED, Sony and Black Magic Design. ...
March 16th, 2013
Yep that's right filmmakers the images says it all above and below as I heard a a little about this a couple of months ago and I can't re call who or where but I do remember hearing H.265. So your tru...
6th Edition of The Camera Assistants Manual
February 8th, 2013
So earlier this week I just got some great news from my good friend David E. Elkins-SOC that his new book the 6th Edition of The Camera Assistants Manual in which I talk about in (Why Camera Reports a...
Balance Between Life and Work
January 10th, 2013
This blog is Co Authored by Philip Bloom as he wrote a blog a couple of weeks ago called "The elusive work/ life balance….can you achieve success AND have a life?" This blog is a part of a reason for...
Large Sensor Camera Class
November 29th, 2012
On December 11, 2012 yours truly will be putting on a Large Sensor Camera Class in Orlando, FL at the Radisson University Hotel Orlando. This training class will be a little different from others as w...
Finding the Best Camera For You
September 17th, 2012
What is the best camera? Well their really is not one since we all have our favorite but it has it's pros and cons but we have to make it work for us. As Philip Bloom and others have said "Their will ...
New Digital Camera Reports and Log Forms.
September 3rd, 2012
Hello to all, I hope that everyone is having a great year of shooting so far. I wanted to do a follow up blog post on the one I did last month about my good friend David E. Elkins-SOC and his new book...
Joker Boxes-The Shooters Travel and Storage Super Box
August 31st, 2012
Filmmakers today I am proud to introduce to you a new product by my good friend and fellow shooter Ben Mesker called the "JokerBox". Ben has been perfecting these boxes by working with them in the fi...
Film Class 2012: Introduction to the Camera World By Corey Steib and Ryan Walters
July 5th, 2012
Hi to all :), I hope that everyone in the USA had a great 4th of July yesterday and for the rest of the world I hope that your day was a very positive one :). So for the past couple of months me and R...
10 steps to becoming mega successful in video production and probably winning many awards whilst becoming super rich!! Article By Philip Bloom
June 20th, 2012
Hi everyone :), I am sorry that it's been a little over a month since my last blog post as I have been very busy on gigs as of late. But just a little while ago I was going through a few blog sites I ...
Importing P2 Media into FCPX
March 15th, 2012
Today was the first time I imported P2 Media into FCPX and it was really easy but I was reading some articles that people were having issues with it. This Process works the same way with a P2 Card Rea...
Digital Bolex: The 1st Affordable Digital Cinema Camera
March 15th, 2012
Wow I never would of thought that the longest camera manufacture "Bolex" is coming out with a new (Digital Camera)? Yep that's right check it out http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/joedp/the-digital-...
A Great Forum for all Filmmakers
March 12th, 2012
A Great Forum for all Filmmakers Hi to all of the filmmakers all over the world. If you have not heard or know of Philip Bloom then please go to his website http://philipbloom.net and if you want a re...