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Author: Tim Fok | 21st February 2020 | cinema5d.com

Canon C500 Mark II – Firmware Update V1.0.1.1

Canon has released a firmware update for their new EOS C500 Mark II. Firmware Version v1.0.1.1 – nothing fancy, just a couple of bug fixes.   Below are the listed revisions for firmware update v1.0.1.1: Remote A terminal and Remote B terminal can be...

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Canon C500 Mark II – Firmware Update V1.0.1.1
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Author: Jason Hellerman | February 21, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

A Filmmaker's Guide to Using Patreon

How can Patreon help filmmakers make enough money to work on their dream projects?  The internet and social media have changed the game for independent filmmakers. Now, more than ever, it’s easier to get your name out there. You can promote your...

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A Filmmaker's Guide to Using Patreon
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Author: Graham Sheldon | 21st February 2020 | cinema5d.com

Litra Studio Light Hands-On Review

With a variety of professional features ranging from RGBWW modes to gels, effects, and waterproof aluminum construction, the Litra Studio is reaching for stardom. Yet, does the fixture hold up to the rigours of a film set? We took the Litra Studio ou...

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Litra Studio Light Hands-On Review
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Author: Olaf von Voss | 21st February 2020 | cinema5d.com

Shoot Cinematic Apple-like Ads, a Syrp Tutorial

Even if you’re not a fanboy, you’ll have to admit that these Apple video ads are glorious. Shiny devices, lots of backlight, smooth camera moves. And the question is, how can you pull this off on your own, right? Syrp – the company...

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Shoot Cinematic Apple-like Ads, a Syrp Tutorial
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Author: Allan Tépper | February 21, 2020 | www.provideocoalition.com

RØDE NT-USB Mini microphone giveaway

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Author: Jakub Han | 20th February 2020 | cinema5d.com

StabiLens – Counterweight System for Lens “Hot-Swapping” on Gimbals

The StabiLens is a lens counterweight system for gimbals. It allows filmmakers to match the center of gravity of each lens in a kit, and allows for faster lens swapping when on a gimbal. It consists of a gimbal ring and a set of tungsten and steel we...

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StabiLens – Counterweight System for Lens “Hot-Swapping” on Gimbals
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Author: Daron James | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

What Defines a Cinema Camera?

What makes a camera a cinema camera? Some of today's biggest names in cinematography share their thoughts. Join the discussion! No Film School recently wrote about a camera and one of our readers commented the following: "If it was called a video...

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What Defines a Cinema Camera?
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Author: Jakub Han | 20th February 2020 | cinema5d.com

This Week’s Top Deals for Filmmakers – Apple Mac Pro, Teradek, Zhiyun Gimbals, SmallHD and More

There are a couple of new, interesting deals for filmmakers available. We selected the best offers of filmmaking gear from our partners’ online shops for this week – including Apple Mac Pro, Teradek Bolt 1000, Manfrotto tripod, SmallHD monitor, under...

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This Week’s Top Deals for Filmmakers – Apple Mac Pro, Teradek, Zhiyun Gimbals, SmallHD and More
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Author: Jeff Loch | 20th February 2020 | cinema5d.com

Recreate “The Witcher” Look Inside Adobe Premiere Pro Easily

If you want to recreate Netflix’s “The Witcher” look inside Adobe Premiere Pro quickly, Colorist Factory has released a video tutorial as well as some free LUTs to help you. This tutorial covers three different moods and scenes, including day exterio...

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Recreate “The Witcher” Look Inside Adobe Premiere Pro Easily
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Author: Jo Light | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Here's Why 'Birds of Prey' Wasn't a Failure

Birds of Prey might be lagging at the box office, but the bigger picture of several DC/Warner Bros. releases tells a different story. So, here are the facts. DC's new Harley Quinn-fronted film Birds of Prey opened to a modest $33,010,017 (domesti...

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Here's Why 'Birds of Prey' Wasn't a Failure
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Author: Daron James | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Red Giant Adds New Typographic and Social Media Tools to Universe 3.2

Red Giant Universe 3.2 gets 5 new tools, 107 new presets, and an updated Finisher.  Red Giant has released new tools for Universe, its collection of GPU based plugins that can create complex animations, unique transitions, and stylized imagery. U...

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Red Giant Adds New Typographic and Social Media Tools to Universe 3.2
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Author: V Renée | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (2.20.20)

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The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (2.20.20)
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Author: NFS Staff | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

7 Editors Take Us Behind the Curtain on Cutting a Sundance Feature

Our editor's roundtable covers many important topics... like what to do during renders.   During Sundance 2020, we gathered a group of editors to discuss a variety of topics, including how they got started, details on their editing setups, plus a...

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7 Editors Take Us Behind the Curtain on Cutting a Sundance Feature
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Author: George Edelman | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

3 Ways Stanley Kubrick's 93 Favorite Movies Can Help You Grow as a Filmmaker

Ready for a massive movie curriculum? Recently on Twitter, there have been a handful of trends where users post their top movies. Top 5 movies that define them, etc. This isn't a singular event though, we all often use a list of favorites to indi...

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3 Ways Stanley Kubrick's 93 Favorite Movies Can Help You Grow as a Filmmaker
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Author: Mark Spencer | February 20, 2020 | www.provideocoalition.com

Quad Split Multicam Editing in FCP X

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Author: Daron James | February 20, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Sigma's New L to PL Mount Adapter is Cheaper than Leitz's (and Just As Good)

The Sigma MC-31 L-mount to PL mount adapter is now available.  Sigma is now delivering a welcomed accessory to the L-mount alliance formed by Leica, Panavision, and Sigma in the form of an L-mount to PL mount lens adapter. The Sigma MC-31 was fir...

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Sigma's New L to PL Mount Adapter is Cheaper than Leitz's (and Just As Good)
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Author: Jeff Loch | 19th February 2020 | cinema5d.com

Timur Bekmambetov’s Next Feature Film To Be Shot Vertically

Russian director Timur Bekmambetov – who directed Ben-Hur, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, or more recently Profile – has announced that his next feature film “V2. Escape From Hell” will be shot in a vertical format. The film...

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Timur Bekmambetov’s Next Feature Film To Be Shot Vertically
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Author: Jose Antunes | February 19, 2020 | www.provideocoalition.com

Create photo animations with the FREE PhotoDirector App from CyberLink

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Author: Jason Hellerman | February 19, 2020 | nofilmschool.com

Where Were the Hidden Cuts in '1917'?

1917 made its name by being a movie that resembles one long shot. They pulled that off by hiding the edits. So where are they?   Roger Deakins and Sam Mendes did something extraordinary in 1917, creating a feature film that looks like the entire...

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Where Were the Hidden Cuts in '1917'?