Will Families Pay $30 to Watch ‘Mulan’ Online?


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When will our reflections show? Sept 4th.

Unlike Hamilton, Mulan will hit Disney+ VOD… at a cost. Plus, 12-bit raw is coming for the a7S III through Atomos and we answer a question about master fees and a YouTube clip.

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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How Do You ‘Just Shoot It’ During a Pandemic?


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We’re all learning how to just shoot it.

Two years ago, Matt Enlow and Oren Kaplan started the Just Shoot It Podcast with a key question: What does a director do? Now, we come to them with our own key question in mind: What does a director do…during a pandemic?

Listen in as we learn more about how to use this time creatively, how to shoot in the time of COVID, and other secrets of the trade.

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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How Do You ‘Just Shoot It’ During a Pandemic?


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We’re all learning how to just shoot it.

Two years ago, Matt Enlow and Oren Kaplan started the Just Shoot It Podcast with a key question: What does a director do? Now, we come to them with our own key question in mind: What does a director do…during a pandemic?

Listen in as we learn more about how to use this time creatively, how to shoot in the time of COVID, and other secrets of the trade.

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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Did Filmmakers Finally Get What They Wanted in the Sony a7S III?


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Sony, Emmys, Tenet, & Quentin, oh my!

This week, we dive into surprises of all kinds from the Emmys to a long-awaited Sony announcement. Plus, we have our own 5-word memory test.

For a full list of the Emmy nominations, head to this online PDF from the Television Academy.

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Did Filmmakers Finally Get What They Wanted in the Sony a7S III?


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Sony, Emmys, Tenet, & Quentin, oh my!

This week, we dive into surprises of all kinds from the Emmys to a long-awaited Sony announcement. Plus, we have our own 5-word memory test.

For a full list of the Emmy nominations, head to this online PDF from the Television Academy.

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Ks For Days: Blackmagic Jumps Ahead to 12K with the URSA Mini Pro


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We dive into Diversity, Ks… and Galactic Senates.

This week, Charles, George, and Michelle reflect on a recent conversation around terminology. Plus, Blackmagic’s big news, a case for theaters to look like the Star Wars’ Galactic Senate, and we have Tenet’s new release date… kind of.

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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Is Canon Feeling Burned?


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We’re feeling hot, hot, hot.

Temperatures rise as Canon cameras heat up and Palm Springs is a hit from the desert. Plus, we dive into a new app with a confusing name and the newest codec on the block.

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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Here is How ‘mmhmm’ Will Make Remote Life More Dynamic


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Break out of the Brady Bunch Zoom boxes with mmhmm.


In a world that’s gone entirely remote, from happy hours to presentations, to online dating to FYC campaigns to the kid’s karate, it might be useful to have a tool that lets you stand out, share information, and even disappear at the click of a button. Well, look no further than mmhmm (that is not a typo).



The app, an All Turtles endeavor, promises to move us away from being “heads-in-a-box” with interactive enhancements for video conversations and presentations. It’s essentially Continue reading “Here is How ‘mmhmm’ Will Make Remote Life More Dynamic”

‘Hamilton’ Hits Disney Plus, Subscriptions Blow Up


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We’re not throwing away our shot to talk about Hamilton.

Hamilton on Disney+ changes the conversations around streaming platforms, Broadway musicals, and awards. Plus, this week, AMC heads to church (murch?), Zoom brings out an “Octo” monster, and…will filmmakers be “satisfied” with a recent camera announcement?

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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When it Comes to Racism, What Can Filmmakers Do to Help?


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It is time to act. Here is what we can do.


We all perceive the world in terms of narrative, and the narrative we are in now, in the summer of 2020, is unique. Many of us feel compelled to actively and passionately participate.



But how?



Right now, your own personal narrative, like mine, might be leaning towards action. Do you find yourself wondering how you can take a stand and take action to address racism within the film community? As a white filmmaker, reflecting and understanding Continue reading “When it Comes to Racism, What Can Filmmakers Do to Help?”

To Sit Or Not To Sit?


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Back to the future… of filmmaking

A Christopher Nolan rumor makes us consider on-set rules and philosophies and Fuji’s new update makes us ponder how this will change upcoming cameras. Plus we time travel (not through a Nolan film) to see if we can answer a No Film School question that dates back more than 100 years ago.

Cue up the “Time Warp” and let’s dive in.

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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San Diego Comic-Con 2020 is Virtual and Free


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Get ready for Comic-Con@Home in your pajamas.


Just imagine. You roll out of bed in your cosplay outfit, open your computer, and learn all about the newest movies, television shows, animation endeavors, anime, and comics alongside celebrity guests, all from the comfort of your couch. Well, this July, you can.



According to Collider, San Diego Comic-Con will be coming to your house this year for free from July 22nd to July 26th, no big lines or event pass required. There will be a virtual Exhibit Hall, panels, and presentations. The format Continue reading “San Diego Comic-Con 2020 is Virtual and Free”

Lights, Camera, COVID?


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We have a date. But will Hollywood open?

Today is Friday, June 12th, which is the date given by Governor Gavin Newsom for film and television productions to (possibly) restart in the state of California. But with potential spikes and the need to implement safe sets, what else needs to be in place in order to safely jump back into work? Plus, we share our recommended viewing from our re-posted list of 30+ Films You Need to Watch About Race in America, chat about new offerings from Z Cam and GNARBOX, and share how the treatment of broccoli relates to Continue reading “Lights, Camera, COVID?”

Experiment With GoPro Action Cam Test Features in GoPro Labs


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Motion control by QR codes? Stabilization optimization? GoPro has them both.


So what is GoPro Labs? GoPro, the creator of popular action cameras, including the recently reviewed HERO8, created a hub for you to try out experimental features with GoPro cameras. Essentially, GoPro is sharing the keys to the kingdom with GoPro Labs before a feature could potentially hit the market.



The first two GoPro Labs rollouts are a QR Code based camera controls and optimization of the rolling shutter in the HERO8 for better use in ReelSteady GO (which was Continue reading “Experiment With GoPro Action Cam Test Features in GoPro Labs”

Remembering Lynn Shelton, ‘Unreal’ Visuals, and Adobe Premiere Updates


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A sad week for filmmakers, and film fans everywhere.

This week, we reminisce and share more about the impact, influence, and legacy of filmmaker Lynn Shelton. We also dive into the world of possibilities created by the Unreal Engine 5 and the new support of Apple ProRes in Adobe Premiere. Plus, a Deep Cuts Speed Round featuring TV Pilots.

We leave you with the quote from Lynn that stuck with all of us the most, “It’s never too late.” She said this in reference to making big career moves in the world of filmmaking.

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Fake Artist… Real Weirdness. What Do We Make of Lil Miquela?


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This dystopia keeps getting weirder…

In a world full of real artists, why not create a virtual one? We chat about CAA’s newest signing, the digital Lil Miquela, whether folks are saying Qui-bye to Quibi, and Aputure’s new 600d. Plus, we’ve got a new round of Deep Cuts.

A heads up as you dive into this week’s conversation: we’ve been adjusting some of our sound settings and piloting our podcasting software. Our voices may sound a little different but we swear we’re still entertaining to listen to.

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How Will Netflix Get Back On Set?


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What will getting back on-set look like…and what should it look like?

This week, we “Follow The Cheese” towards Netflix’s new on-set rules in the times of COVID-19, dig into Ken Burns’ burns of the Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance, share Frame.io’s new features, and we wonder: did Apple finally make a 13-inch laptop for filmmakers? Plus, deep cuts!

As always, send us any questions and leave a comment!

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Adobe Productions Is Here and So Are Our Questions


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We also dig into news from RED.

While week 5 of COVID shutdown has us forgetting what day it is, Adobe has been busy with a new workflow tool: Productions. This week, we discuss the new Adobe product as well as the interesting features of the upcoming RED Komodo camera, our viewing suggestions, and all things exposure for an Ask No Film School question. Let’s go!

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Who Wins a Head-to-Head Matchup, GoPro HERO8 or MAX Go?


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Which of the new GoPro cameras right for you?


For years, GoPro has made action cameras that could mount just about anywhere to capture anything. They are reliable, waterproof, and indestructible. Now with the introduction of MAX and the upgrade of HERO8 Black, choosing the one that’s best for you is not only a question of what you’re capturing but how.



Do you want a high frame rate? 360° video? What about panoramic photos? Burst mode? Night lapse videography? You’ll have to answer these questions and others when deciding between the Continue reading “Who Wins a Head-to-Head Matchup, GoPro HERO8 or MAX Go?”

HBO Releases 500 Hours of Free Programming


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Get ready for #stayhomeboxoffice!


In an effort to encourage viewers to stay home, HBO (Home Box Office) has released 500 hours of programming for free. Starting today, Friday April 3rd, HBO fan favorites and classics will be available to watch on HBO platforms without a paid subscription. This marks the first time HBO has released content outside of a paid subscription or cable service. Current HBO hits such as Game of Thrones and Westworld are still behind the HBO paywall, but if you’ve been looking to binge The Wire or Veep, now’s your chance! Continue reading “HBO Releases 500 Hours of Free Programming”