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RED Komodo 6K S35 Camera Released

Wow! What a week. The market is overflowing with new cameras. But none has got me more excited than the official release of the RED Komodo 6K camera from RED Digital Cinema. Okay, I know I’m probably biased here, because I’ve been a part of the RED Komodo Stormtrooper program for a while, and have…

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The Hollywood Story Arc Explained. An Illustrated Guide With Examples.

Have you ever wondered why most Hollywood movies feel… kind of familiar? It’s because most Hollywood movies follow the same narrative arc, a kind of storytelling model, or formula, if you will. So what is the “secret” Hollywood Story Arc? What does it mean? Here’s first a brief explanation and definition: According to the Hollywood…

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Smallest Full Frame Cameras For Photography And Video

After a decade dominated by micro-four-thirds, APC-S, and Super 35mm sensor sizes in hybrid mirrorless cameras and cinema cameras, the trend now seems to have shifted. In the last couple of years, manufacturers such as Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Sigma, RED, and even ARRI have all released new full-frame cameras. But full frame sensors usually also…

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The Best DSLRs Under 1000

For filmmakers looking at an intermediate camera but not wanting to go over $1000, there are plenty of DSLRs available in the 500-1000 range. However, figuring out which of these cameras is best, especially in 2020, can be tough. Because DSLRs are often rated for photography, some of the features most useful for us filmmakers…

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Best Free Places To Find Actors For Your Next Film

You’ve written the script, you’ve got the perfect crew assembled, and you’re ready to film your next project. There’s just one problem – you don’t have any actors!  When it comes to casting actors for your next production, you might be a bit intimidated by the process – especially if this next production is your…

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