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Cell Phone Cinema | An Overview | The Birth of the Mobile Phone Camera

by Karl Bardosh India is a country that produces by far the most films in the world, about a thousand features per year. It is the land of film where …

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Micro Foley | Create Sounds with Very Small-Sized Tools to Get the Job Done

by Bryant Falk When making any type of video or film it is quite common to add sounds that either may have been missed during shooting or are needed to …

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Short Form Documentary Editing: The Map

Get to the Point Fast, While Using Cultural Shorthand to Simplify the Message by Melissa Ulto Editing compelling short form pieces is in high demand now. This rise of the …

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The New Paradigm | A glance into visionary films and filmmakers who have paved the way for everything that is possible today.

by David Worth The phrase, “new paradigm,” seems to be everywhere today in post production, in capture, in delivery, even in distribution. Exactly what is a paradigm? The dictionary defines …

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Bridge Work | “Work done to pay the bills that allows you to the time to pursue your true passion and creative aspirations.”

by Tim Smith At some point in my life my momma said there’d be days like this, but I’m pretty sure she didn’t envision what I had going on this …

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Clearing Music for Your Film | Negotiating the Rights Package; Library Music versus Original Scores

by Steven Ascher Maybe you’ve had this experience: You know a song that would be perfect for your movie. You scurry around, trying to get permission to use it. After …

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The Power of Rubberbanding | Reduce Your Render Time, Get a Better Sound Mix, and Avoid Losing Your Audio Smoothing

by Jeff Turboff How many times have you finished your sequence, eager to make that output for the director to watch or to export a Quicktime for all your YouTube …

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Entertainment Payroll and Accounting: Can’t I Just Do It Myself?

For the independent filmmaker, there are many financial production issues to deal with; much more than any one person on a large production. From handling cost reports to dealing with …

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