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Re: White House Down: Method Studios Wreaks CG Havoc
by Scott Roberts on Jul 3, 2013 at 6:40:10 am
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
[Edan Cohen] "Why are you so oddly defensive about Hollywood films, especially White House Down? Why do you care if I hate it? " I don't know how it got to be that I defended White House Down so much, as I just said in my last comment, I gave it l
Behind the Lens: Tom Burstyn Shoots Defiance
by Thomas Burstyn on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:00:00 pm
in the Cinematography Forum
We go behind the lens with Director and Cinematographer Tom Burstyn CSC, FRSA, who is a multi-award winning, Emmy-nominated DP with over 30 years experience. Tom lensed Season One of SyFy's Defiance, currently airing on SyFy in the US and other inter
Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
by Scot Walker on Jun 8, 2013 at 4:32:02 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I cut an indie feature in FCP X and there are two snags, after I've finished the final cut, that I've run into: 1. iTunes requires that you submit to them a Quicktime movie with Prores 422 (HQ) embedded with 8 channels of audio (L R C LFE Ls Rs Lt
Exporting 8 channels of audio for iTunes
by Scot Walker on Jun 7, 2013 at 9:19:16 pm
in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
I cut an indie film on FCP X and I've done the audio in 5.1 with FCP X's built-in pan mode. I need to export this to be given to Apple for iTunes to be rented/sold as a movie. Apple's spec requirement: I'm putting a feature film I edited in
News: Filmmakers Jeffrey Williams and Dan Greenberger Present "Man Up, Little Boy" Short Film Starri
by Cow News Droid on May 29, 2013 at 8:47:21 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Hollywood, California--May 29, 2013) Emmy Award-winning “West Wing” cast member Bradley Whitford, whose new ABC comedy series “Trophy Wife” debuts this Fall, stars in a new, independent, dark comedy short film entitled “Man Up, Little Boy.” The 8-mi
Indie Film Shot on Panasonic GH2 - In Theaters Now!
by Bill Bruner on May 13, 2013 at 3:05:38 am
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
I highly recommend Upstream Color, a feature film from all-in-one writer/director/DP/actor Shane Carruth shot on the Panasonic GH2 and now playing at your local theater! Time Magazine's piece on this film asks if it is "One of the Best Films Ever
News: Envision Media Arts (Ema) Signs Up-And-Coming Talent Director Jason House; Shoots Projects For
by Cow News Droid on May 7, 2013 at 7:46:40 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Los Angeles, California--May 7, 2013) Envision Media Arts (EMA) signs up-and-coming talent Director Jason House. Selected by “Filmmaker Magazine” last month for a screening of emerging filmmakers and a profile in the indie film publication, House ha
@Kevin Duffey
by Gary Bettan on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:58:50 pm
in the COW - Blogs Forum
Check out this video form Adobe's Dave Helmley. He talks about the new version being able to use any GPU based on what it finds in the card. This is not the same as the CUDA optimization in the Mercury Engine. So you will get some boost from your GPU
News: Red Echo Post Expands Service Offering with FilmLight’s Baselight
by Cow News Droid on Apr 23, 2013 at 11:05:48 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
- Cincinnati editorial house adds in-house colour grading to deliver full service offering to clients - (London, UK--April 23, 2013) Top editorial facility Red Echo Post, which has long served leading advertisers from its base in Cincinnati, has m
Article: Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia - Goodbye
by Bill Megalos on Apr 19, 2013 at 11:38:13 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Indie Film & Documentary Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia - Goodbye Saying Goodbye, April 7th & 9th: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a miss
Article: Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 6th
by Bill Megalos on Apr 19, 2013 at 11:37:26 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Indie Film & Documentary Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 6th April 6th: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a fi
Article: Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 5th
by Bill Megalos on Apr 19, 2013 at 11:36:51 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Indie Film & Documentary Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 5th April 5th: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a fi
Article: Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 4th
by Bill Megalos on Apr 19, 2013 at 11:18:07 pm
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Indie Film & Documentary Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 4th April 4th: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a fi
Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 5th
by Bill Megalos on Apr 19, 2013 at 4:36:51 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
April 5th: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a film that makes a difference." Raising money on Indiegogo, they're following Jessica
Indie Film maker requesting support with a short horror film and offering an oppotunity
by Chris Holloway on Apr 18, 2013 at 5:21:42 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
Hey Guys and Gals, My name is Chris Holloway. I am the writer and director for a short horror film " Hunt or be Hunted" that begins production in June. I would love for you to check out my kick starter page at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2
The Place Beyond the Pines
by Scott Roberts on Apr 17, 2013 at 1:44:29 pm
in the Film History & Appreciation Forum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G07pSbHLXgg Premise: If it's not obvious by his awful tattoo selection, stunt motorcyclist Luke (Ryan Gosling) makes terrible life choices. Most recently, he has knocked up a young woman (Eva Mendes) he met the pre
Blog: On the Post Production trail at NAB 2013—Day 3
by Dennis Kutchera on Apr 11, 2013 at 3:36:51 pm
in the COW - Blogs Forum
Day 3 at NAB and I’m now past the exhaustion and sore feet. Tuesday night, I was not sure if I was going to make it to my bed after all the walking. Boy, did I sleep in today. So on day 3, I felt no pain. I can’t believe I found myself watching a
NAB 2013: On the Post Production Trail - Day Three
by Dennis Kutchera on Apr 11, 2013 at 11:36:40 am
in the NAB Expo Forum
Dennis Kutchera reports on Day Three at NAB 2013. Excitement is still buzzing, especially for Autodesk Smoke 2013, TV Logic, the 6K RED Dragon and the Technicolor session on color in the filmmaking process.
NAB 2013: On the Post Production Trail - Day Three
by Dennis Kutchera on Apr 11, 2013 at 11:36:40 am
in the NAB Expo Forum
Dennis Kutchera reports on Day Three at NAB 2013. Excitement is still buzzing, especially for Autodesk Smoke 2013, TV Logic, the 6K RED Dragon and the Technicolor session on color in the filmmaking process.
On the Post Production trail at NAB 2013—Day 3
by Dennis Kutchera on Apr 11, 2013 at 8:36:51 am
in the Forum
Day 3 at NAB and I’m now past the exhaustion and sore feet. Tuesday night, I was not sure if I was going to make it to my bed after all the walking. Boy, did I sleep in today. So on day 3, I felt no pain. I can’t believe...
Article: Save This Script Episode 4
by John Morley and Mark Suszko on Apr 6, 2013 at 5:20:11 am
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Indie Film & Documentary Save This Script Episode 4 In each installment of this series, a writer/producer team is confronted with a creative challenge. The scenario, written in screenplay format, revolves around a typical client management situatio
Working with assistant editor for first time - Workflow
by Albert Smith on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:51:57 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
Hi, I am about to begin work as an editor on my first feature. My background is atypical and I have not come up through post houses or had previous feature experience. I have had assistants on many commercial projects and had them handle the logging
Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 3rd
by Bill Megalos on Apr 3, 2013 at 3:00:00 pm
in the Cinematography Forum
April 3rd: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a film that makes a difference." Raising money on Indiegogo, they're following Jessica
Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted in Ethiopia April 2nd
by Bill Megalos on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:00:00 pm
in the Cinematography Forum
April 2nd: Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a film that makes a difference." Raising money on Indiegogo, they're following Jessica
Spring Breakers
by Scott Roberts on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:21:39 pm
in the Film History & Appreciation Forum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVvn9T6bqls Have you ever wanted to see a movie that starts off with a four-minute slow motion dubstep music video on a beach with a bunch of backwards hat wearing bros chugging beers and topless women swallowing red
Re: Software and Trust: The Google Example
by Chris Kenny on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:29:16 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "There is no road back Craig, even if the software wasn't barmy, which it half is in the timeline, there's just no road available to them at this point." You have zero systematic data. At best you're off in your particular cor
TASA Leq(m) Guidance for Trailer Submission
by Chris Conlee on Mar 15, 2013 at 4:33:00 pm
in the Audio Professionals Forum
Hello Everybody, I'm a picture editor who has just, thru circumstances beyond my control, been given the task of mixing a theatrical trailer for a small indie film I've cut. I've been reading the TASA specs, and I'm a bit confused by them. I'm
Re: Indie film aims for big studio feel - WHAT DO YOU THINK?
by Mike Cohen on Mar 14, 2013 at 3:29:37 am
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
Very nice looking footage. How small a crew did you have? Was this a funded project? How much help did the film commission provide as far as permits as such? Mike Cohen
Service: Media FX Video Production
by Lisa Sherman on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:22:37 pm
in the COW - Services Forum
For over 20 years Media FX Video has been producing award winning video content for clients. We are a full service video production facility. We have two HD edit suites, a studio for interviews and a VO booth. In the field we use BMD flypacks fo
Media FX Video Production
by Lisa Sherman on Mar 9, 2013 at 12:22:37 pm
in the Forum
For over 20 years Media FX Video has been producing award winning video content for clients. We are a full service video production facility. We have two HD edit suites, a studio for interviews and a VO booth. In the field we use BMD flypacks for swi
Re: Do you conform inside Resolve?
by MichaelMaier on Mar 9, 2013 at 10:28:38 am
in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hey Chris. This is a great reply! It's exactly the type of reply I was expecting to get when I started this thread. Extremely useful and insightful. Thanks for that! Please see my replies bellow. [Chris Kenny] "The budget DIY solution is to ex
Re: Do you conform inside Resolve?
by Chris Kenny on Mar 9, 2013 at 6:31:33 am
in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
[MichaelMaier] "I was not sure if I should post this in the basics forum or here. Something tells me this is not really a basic question. Once you are done with your grade, what do you do? You export the files out to be re-imported in the NLE and
Indie Sci Fi Feature shot on RED Scarlet "Vessel" trailer.
by Adam Ciancio on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:34:47 am
in the COW - Now Playing... Forum
Hi guys, Thought I'd post both on the forum and upload the trailer. Essentially trying to spread the word on my upcoming Indie Sci Fi Film VESSEL. Shot on the RED Scarlet over two weeks we shot this on an ULTRA modest Microbudget and it will be do
The Making of 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story
by James Mathers on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:00:00 pm
in the Cinematography Forum
1,000 to 1 tells the inspirational story of Cory Weissman, a Gettysburg College basketball player who suffered a stroke during his first year on campus only to return to the court for one extraordinary moment during his senior year, and James Mathers
Re: OT: Adobe raising our costs by 600%
by Chris Kenny on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:04:26 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Herb Sevush] "Agree. I miss the color labeling too." Yeah, I don't know how I forgot that one. [Herb Sevush] "Since Quicken for Mac sucks while Quicken for Windows is great does that mean that OSX isn't as good as Windows?" In some sort of
America Is The Movie: WWII Exclusion Zone & Internment Camps
by Stephen Menick on Feb 28, 2013 at 9:18:41 am
in the Cinematography Forum
A unilateral action by the US government during World War II resulted in the forcible internment of more than 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry. Two-thirds of those interned were citizens of the United States, and none had ever shown any signs of d
News: Former Stardust EP Paul Abatemarco Joins Foundation Content As Executive Producer; Abatemarco
by Cow News Droid on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:51:11 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Culver City, California--February 25, 2013) Former Stardust EP Paul Abatemarco, who most recently headed up MPC Creative's U.S. division, has joined Foundation Content as Executive Producer effective immediately. Today’s news follows Foundation
Article: Mondays at Racine Documents Beauty Salon for Cancer Fighters
by Debra Kaufman on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:00:00 am
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Indie Film & Documentary Mondays at Racine Documents Beauty Salon for Cancer Fighters Filmmaker Cynthia Wade - who previously won an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject for Freeheld - has recently finished Mondays at Racine, a moving piece
Jaws: The Revenge Trailer Recut as Awards-Worthy Film
by Scott Roberts on Feb 12, 2013 at 5:48:04 pm
in the Film History & Appreciation Forum
So I'm not exactly proud of myself here, but I got a little bored and then overly-focused last night, and stayed up until 3 AM recutting the trailer for Jaws: The Revenge. But I tried to cut it as if it was a critically acclaimed indie film, instead
Re: Not sure how to proceed
by Mitch Goodwine on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:36:53 pm
in the Business & Marketing Forum
That is good advice. And the change order is something I will be applying from here on out for sure. I'm learning as I'm going and I am not really foreseeing any major complications but I like having some 'just in case' scenarios ready to go. I'm
Re: Indie film aims for big studio feel - WHAT DO YOU THINK?
by Kelly Schwarze on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:35:19 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
Thank you so much Sareesh! Your comment was the first thing I seen today. You made my day with that kind comment.
Re: Indie film aims for big studio feel - WHAT DO YOU THINK?
by Sareesh Sudhakaran on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:22:16 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
Kelly, the video looks awesome. You have really made the old 5Ds work their asses off. Seriously, not many can achieve that kind of quality. And, let's not forget the intriguing story-line. I'm a sucker for sci-fi anyway. All the best with find
Indie film aims for big studio feel - WHAT DO YOU THINK?
by Kelly Schwarze on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34:45 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
Territory 8 is my latest feature film - and to be honest, I am very proud of what we accomplished. We shot in Nevada for 20 days with 2 Mark IIs and Zeiss primes. Thanks to the Nevada film commission and the Indie Film Factory we scored a ton of awe
Facebook app developer needed
by COW Jobs on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:17:49 am
in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Small indie film needs facebook app. We are trying to make our little movie into something big. Please help us design a facebook app. The film will be released in one theater in Los Angeles but we have a chance to go to other theaters if more people
Re: Black Magic Cinema Cam vs PMW-200 for events, pros and cons?
by Peter J. DeCrescenzo on Jan 31, 2013 at 1:12:17 am
in the Blackmagic Cinema Camera Forum
As is always the case when comparing cameras, each has its advantages and disadvantages for particular applications. - Availability & price: The BMCC-EF is shipping, but in relatively small numbers, and is on months-long back-order essentially
Black Magic Cinema Cam vs PMW-200 for events, pros and cons?
by Tom Smith on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:37:00 pm
in the Blackmagic Cinema Camera Forum
Friend and I are starting a video production company. Our main bread and butter will most likely be weddings and other type of events, maybe corporate vids. We already have a 60D. Friend wants to purchase a PMW-200. We are also indie film makers thou
News: 32TEN Studios Hosts 2012 MMTB Awards Event, And Begins Indie Film Showcase
by Cow News Droid on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:17:38 am
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Studio Also Upgrades Its Historic Theater with 2K/3D DLP Projector (San Rafael, California--January 30, 2013) 32TEN Studios recently hosted the Movie Makers Throughout the Bay (MMTB) 2012 Annual Awards ceremony, which was held in the historic 32TE
News: 32TEN Studios Hosts 2012 MMTB Awards Event, And Begins Indie Film Showcase
by Cow News Droid on Jan 29, 2013 at 2:17:38 pm
in the Cinematography Forum
News: Digital Vision's Phoenix Automates and Refines Restoration Workflow
by Cow News Droid on Jan 23, 2013 at 6:53:06 pm
in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Software Powers Efforts of High Hat Post and Periscope Film (Los Angeles, California--January 23, 2013) From riding the surf to diving to the ocean's depths in a submarine, Digital Vision's Phoenix Refine restoration software is helping to power t
DVR alert: "Lost In LaMancha" is on Sundance channel this week
by Mark Suszko on Jan 15, 2013 at 8:32:22 pm
in the Indie Film & Documentary Forum
This film should be required viewing for any indie film maker. Documentary team follows former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam as he directs/produces a version of Don Quixote that is struck by every conceivable piece of bad luck. Nothing you work

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