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Thursday
Apr182013

On Camera Audio


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Note:
When using zooms you have a bit more freedom in terms of composition but the same rule applies. Keep talant about an arms length away from the camera if them mic is camera mounted. In the previous episode (Ghost Town), we're using the same lens but I'm just a bit further back. Still OK but a zoom like a 24-70 would work very well for this type of stuff.
Sunday
Apr072013

Nelson Nevada Ghost Town Workshop


Unbelievable teaching experience. Great students, crew and sponsors. Big thanks to Eduardo Angel for being 2nd in command.

Note on the audio...

The RØDE Video Mic Pro is by far the best of the on camera mics out there. I think I have tested them all (or at least almost all), of them. Been using for ages and it lives on my C100 now. Next episode will be a little bit more about that.

Saturday
Mar232013

PRE-NAB


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C100 Tutorial Series
March 26th LA Event (free but must register)
pre-NAB...

Next Acoustics! That's the name of the company I got the panels from. I bought on ebay as they came with double sided tape but they are also selling stuff on Amazon.

Here's what I ordered...

Sunday
Mar102013

DSLR VIDEO FIELD WORKSHOP @ NAB 2013

Aside from my usual schedule of production based sessions at NAB's Post|Production World Conference, I will be heading up a very speciall all day field trip on Saturday, April 6th. The second half of the video above talks a little bit about the experience.

I'll be heading out to Vegas early this year to scout and set up for this workshop that will focus on camera movement and lighting control.

This field trip will take place at the Nelson Nevada Ghost Town and will be a very unique experience for attendees. Its all an day field trip and will include not only a great location but a team of production experts and actors for you to get very hands-on instruction with some of the best equipment out there.

We'll have great equipment from sponsors such as Genus, Ikan, Indie Dolly, Induro, Kessler, Lastolite, Manfrotto, Marshall, Nice Industries, Redrock Micro, Tiffen and Zacuto.

More info can be found here

Register here.

Thursday
Mar072013

Workshops, Cameras, Thoughts, Oh My!


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AbelCine NYC Interviews Workshop (March 16th)
Canon Hollywood C100 Event (March 26th - free but registration required)
Nelson Nevada Ghost Town Field Trip (April 6th)
NAB Sessions (April 7th-10th)
Voigtlander 28mm (also available in other mounts) 
Voigtlander 40mm (bought mine used on ebay)  
Nat Geo Satchel (still one of my favorite bags)
oh my...

Sunday
Feb172013

More Refined Space

Space is getting there. Still some more work to do but overall it's doing the job. Going to be shooting the rest of my first tutorial series there in the next couple of weeks.

BTW, my first workshop for the new year starts this coming Friday: http://mewshop.com/courses/course_detail/Digital%20Cinema%20Bootcamp/

We'll have the FS700, C100 and 5DMKIII there and lots of learning going on. Camera, audio, lighting. Still spots left and tell them theC47 and you'll still get the early bird rate.

-Jem
Friday
Feb012013

Test Shoot

Tuesday
Jan292013

Progress

Wednesday
Jan232013

Wiggle Board


Ragu was thrown into the fire with a camera he had never used. Looking forward to showing you progress in next few days.

-Jem

Monday
Jan072013

Looking Up, Looking Forward

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theC47/MEW Digital Cinema Bootcamp (February 1-3)