Tim Corbin

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LUTs and FCP X

LUTs or color look-up tables are a method of converting images from one color space or gamma profile into another. LUTs are usually a mathematically …

Calibrated{Q} MXF Import Download

<b>Version 3.5.3</b><p>Support for 32/64-bit Windows 7 & Vista, and 32-bit Windows XP<p>BETA Support for 32/64-bit Windows 8 & 10 - our software should work fine …

EQ Tips & Tricks: How to Tackle Several Audio Issues in Your Film

The art of manipulating sound is an occult practice, mysterious and daunting to outsiders, though in reality, like almost everything, a little …

An exemplary lecture on editing documentaries…

How to edit a documentary<p>Frontline editor Steve Audette delivers a fine lecture on how to edit documentaries in a gripping fashion.<p>Steve has edited …

VirusTotal Uploader is a quick and easy way to scan suspicious files

With so many security scares lately, it’s the perfect opportunity to make sure that your Mac security is as beefed up as possible.<p>That’s why it’s good timing — both for Google and for us — that the search giant has just released a very useful tool which makes it easy to upload suspicious files for …

Cybersecurity

Tired of the Boring Old Three Point Lighting? An Alternative Setup To The Rescue

The headshot, the interview, the portrait lighting we all have to film time and time again . . . it can get quite boring, and often my instincts tell …

The Canon Digital Learning Center Offers Useful Tools for Creative Wedding Professionals

If you’ve ever shot a wedding, you know the pressure to capture the key moments is intense. You may as well run and hide if you miss any of those one-of-a-kind happenings; you’re in deep doo-doo unless you get them all.<p>Professional shooter Joe Simon takes his wedding coverage up a notch – he’s constantly shifting focus to increase the emotion and stylishness of his shots. This higher production value is what makes him a sought-after event videographer.<p>Short of hiring a focus puller and setting …

Working With Magic Lantern Raw | Matt Burwood | Director of Photography

For those that don’t know, magiclantern.fm have created software for Canon DSLR cameras that, amongst other things, unlocks the ability for them to record raw video files. This means that each frame of video is a 14-bit raw image, with all of the flexibility of editing raw photos in Photoshop.

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

How To Calibrate Your Color Grading Monitor - The Beat

Check out this free webinar to learn how to calibrate your color grading monitor.<p>Learning the essentials of <b>how to calibrate your grading monitor</b> is …

Guide To Finding Music For Your Videos: 15 Great Music Websites

<b>Music Website List</b><p>Over the past 5 years of doing video I have found several good royalty free music websites. Below I have listed them with the …

Learning Blog

DSLR battery management on film projects

Rob was asking about battery management and storage yesterday. I realized it’s something I’ve never really spent much time talking about. While …

Download FREE Filmmaking Production Documents

<i>No email collection – just free downloads!</i><p>We share your passion for filmmaking. That’s why we want to share our resources with you for free. Scroll …

Filmmaking

Using a Canon 5D MkIII, Magic Lantern, RAW workflow and Final Cut Pro X for corporate production at Anchour

An excellent Final Cut Pro X user story from Jonathan Gilbert at Anchour. He produces some cracking pictures from his Canon 5D MkIII using a Raw …

Filmmaking

Shooting a Documentary Style Interview - Video Tutorial

Sucuri Review - How Sucuri Helped us Block 450,000 WordPress Attacks in 3 Months

Whenever we’re asked about WordPress security tips, our top 2 recommendations are get a good WordPress backup solution and start using Sucuri website …

Standard Three-Camera Interview Setup | Documentary News | POV Blog | PBS

<i>This post was originally published on the MediaStorm blog. To access the original article, click here.</i><p>MediaStorm’s standard interview setup is meant …

News Shooter | China Heavyweight – how a successful feature documentary was shot on Canon 5D mkII

China Heavyweight is one of the most successful Chinese feature length documentary films in recent years. A co-production between Canada’s Eyesteel films and China’s Yuanfang Media, it tells the story of a boxing trainer in rural China who re-enters the ring to represent his country. It has won numerous awards and is currently on cinema release in mainland China. Showing on more than 200 screens nationwide it will be the most widely theatrically screened documentary in Chinese history.

How to Animate Still Photos in After Effects (Part 2): A Follow-up Tutorial from Joe Fellows « No Film School

Back in November, we shared a great video tutorial by Joe Fellows that walked us through how to animate photos in After Effects by using the parallax 2.5D effect. Though the video received a warm response, there were a few questions raised, like how to stylize and texturize elements in the composition for example, which would in turn make the project look all the more profession and downright awesome. Fellows decided to make a follow-up tutorial that answers a few of those questions (some of …

Copy Your Canon 5D Mark III Videos in the Field Without a Laptop

Tip from my Canon 5D Mark III course<p>Link to NLE Survey only takes about 10 seconds to vote. I will share the results in a later video.<p>This video …

Canon

10 Films That Can Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Film-making

Filmmaking isn’t about just pointing a camera at talented actors. It’s a collaborative medium employing the use of sound, music, lighting, …

Pimp My Canon EOS 6D: Mosaic Engineering Anti-Aliasing Filter

The VAF-6D filter<p>The Canon EOS 6D (price & specs) is selling very well, and it is on the way to become a highly popular camera. Canon’s entry level …

Cameras

Dogfish Head x Grateful Dead – American Beauty

This is far from the first time we’ve seen Sam and the folks over at Dogfish Head dip their toes into the music world. Following the success of …

Fish

Stone Brewing Crime and Punishment

Just like Raskolnikov debated whether or not to rob and kill in “Crime and Punishment,” we’d recommend you stop and think about drinking Crime and …

Glenlivet 18 Whiskey

It’s no real surprise that Glenlivet 18-Year-Old won the gold not once, but twice in the International Wine and Spirit Competition. This whiskey has …

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer

From a very broad scope, there are really only two types of beer: Ales and Lagers. However, if asked your favorite style of beer, responding with …

Drinking

Spencer Trappist Ale – America’s First Trappist Beer

We don’t know what those damn monks are doing over in Belgium, but we do know the beer they’re brewing is insanely delicious. And while you can find …

Alcohol

Good Advice! 8 Documentary Dos & Don’ts From a Vet Programmer

Good Advice! 8 Documentary Dos & Don'ts From a Vet Programmer<p>In the past month, I finally joined Twitter (as 1basil1). One thing I began to do, as I …

Filmmaking