Learning to Direct On Set: How Daniel Park Turned His Web Series into a Feature

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"Stay true to no film school. I have no film school experience." Can we do this many scenes? What’s the arc of the story? Are there enough non-Koreans in it? These are just a few of the questions Daniel Park had to work through when he adapted his uproarious web series Ktown Cowboys into a feature film of the same name. We first sat down with Park at the Ktown Cowboy…Learning to Direct On Set: How Daniel Park Turned His Web Series into a Feature

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Arri releases SUP 4.0.15 for the Alexa Mini- S16 HD recording mode, internal ARRIRAW Open Gate recording and more

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At BVE in London, Newsshooter got a preview of the new firmware release for the Arri Alexa Mini, and now that firmware is available to download. SUP 4.0.15 ads a……Arri releases SUP 4.0.15 for the Alexa Mini- S16 HD recording mode, internal ARRIRAW Open Gate recording and more

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My Honeymoon with a Drone: How to Travel the World with Your UAV

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Our plane shimmied as we descended through the grand snow-capped mountains outside of Queenstown, New Zealand on our final approach to the airport. My wife and I couldn’t believe it; our honeymoon was about to begin. Passport: check. Reservations: check. Drone: check. That’s right — my DJI Phantom Drone was coming with. I was …My Honeymoon with a Drone: How to Travel the World with Your UAV

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The Friday Roundup – Coloring Tips and Some Audio Advice

Tips for a Sound Recording Space
If you are regularly producing videos that use narration or voice overs then you hopefully will understand the need for those audio tracks to be well recorded.

There is almost nothing more likely to get someone to stop watching a video than bad audio and of all the audio crimes, poor narration track quality has to be one of the worst.

The real problem with bad voice over tracks is that the viewer very often does not recognize that the audio is the proble…

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A Quick Lesson on Working with Split-Focus Diopters to Achieve Deep Depth of Field

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Achieving deep focus can give your images a very interesting look (just look at the work Orson Welles and Gregg Toland did in Citizen Kane) and one way to get it is by using a split-focus diopter. Used in films like Jaws, All the President’s Men, and most recently Queen of Earth and The Hateful Eight, s…A Quick Lesson on Working with Split-Focus Diopters to Achieve Deep Depth of Field

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