Join over 50K Filmmakers in the World’s Largest Online Cinematography Event…for Free!

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There’s a reason tens of thousands of filmmakers attend the CineSummit… it’s because of their world-class DPs and sessions. If you’ve never heard of CineSummit before, now would be a great time to get nice and acquainted with it. With more than 52,000 people already signed up, it’s the world’s largest online event for filmmakers and DPs aiming to learn more about the art of cinematography. And yes…Join over 50K Filmmakers in the World’s Largest Online Cinematography Event…for Free!

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The Friday Roundup – Stroller Dolly’s, Presentation Tips and Background Music

Video Presentation Design
If you are at all into making demonstration or tutorial type videos one of the best ways to do that is by creating a PowerPoint style presentation and then dubbing a voice track over it.
Once created you can then use screen recording software like Camtasia to convert the whole thing into a video.
Although that sounds simple enough there are a few ways that the video quality you end up with can range from great to downright boring.
Personally I think the idea of a de

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5 Not-So-Obvious Items You’re Going to Need Working on a Film Shoot

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Shooting a movie requires a ton of equipment — even a low budget one that’s utilizing significantly less of it. And it’s easy to get lost in the mania of preparing for the first day of shooting. Of course, you know you need to bring lights, cables, and, of course, a camera. But Lewis McGregor of Indie Tips shares a few less obvious, but very essential pieces of gear that you won’t want to forget when you show up on set. …5 Not-So-Obvious Items You’re Going to Need Working on a Film Shoot

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The Friday Roundup – Gear Obsession, Rotoscoping and Success on Vimeo

Return of the Rotoscope
Let’s talk about rotoscope… anyone?
OK, rotoscope is a technology that nearly all good video editors at the top of the consumer level editing food chain will have in some form or another.
Some will have it as a separate module within the main interface of the software and some will have it as part of a filters package.
So what is it?
Rotoscope is a drawing tool that allows you to draw over live footage like you can in image editing software so that you can turn eve

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