The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (8.7.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save 70% on a Gitzo Series 4 carbon fiber boom pole.


This week in filmmaking deals: A couple of great chances to save on aerial cinematography tools: save $120 on a DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone and Smart Controller, as well as 62% on a 6-Pack of Polar Pro Standard Series ND Filters for the DJI Mavic 2 Pro. If you’re in need for a new boom pole, the Gitzo Series 4 is now only $120, down from $405. Also, this kit for the Insta360 ONE R action cam Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (8.7.20)”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (8.7.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save 70% on a Gitzo Series 4 carbon fiber boom pole.


This week in filmmaking deals: A couple of great chances to save on aerial cinematography tools: save $120 on a DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone and Smart Controller, as well as 62% on a 6-Pack of Polar Pro Standard Series ND Filters for the DJI Mavic 2 Pro. If you’re in need for a new boom pole, the Gitzo Series 4 is now only $120, down from $405. Also, this kit for the Insta360 ONE R action cam Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (8.7.20)”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.31.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, the DJI Ronin-SC Gimbal Stabilizer Pro Combo is 39% off.


This week in filmmaking deals: Right now, you can get a Joby GorillaPod 5K Tripod Kit with Rig for 31% off. Also, save $100 on both the Canon EOS R6 Mirrorless Camera with RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM Lens and a RØDE VideoMic Pro+ On-Camera Microphone. Big savings on the DJI Ronin-SC Gimbal Stabilizer Pro Combo with a whopping $210 off. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the Easyrig STABIL Stabilization System that saves you $320. Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.31.20)”

Enter Your Short Film into My RØDE Reel to Win a Heap of Cash and Gear


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They’re not messing around. My RØDE Reel is giving away a whopping $1 million in cash prizes alone.


The world’s largest short film competition is back with yet another chance for aspiring filmmakers to show off their cinematic skills and win a ton of gear and prizes in the process.



But this year is a little different. My RØDE Reel is upping the ante and offering an unprecedented total of $1 million in cash to contest winners—and that’s on top of the mountain of gear being given away. In fact, the Continue reading “Enter Your Short Film into My RØDE Reel to Win a Heap of Cash and Gear”

Enter Your Short Film into My RØDE Reel to Win a Heap of Cash and Gear


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They’re not messing around. My RØDE Reel is giving away a whopping $1 million in cash prizes alone.


The world’s largest short film competition is back with yet another chance for aspiring filmmakers to show off their cinematic skills and win a ton of gear and prizes in the process.



But this year is a little different. My RØDE Reel is upping the ante and offering an unprecedented total of $1 million in cash to contest winners—and that’s on top of the mountain of gear being given away. In fact, the Continue reading “Enter Your Short Film into My RØDE Reel to Win a Heap of Cash and Gear”

The SmallHD OLED 22 is a Pro-Level 4K Monitor for ‘Color Purists’


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SmallHD comes through with a 4K OLED monitor for DPs, colorists, and DITs looking to upgrade from HD.


After two years of development, SmallHD has just announced its new OLED 22 4K Production Monitor, a lightweight reference-grade unit that has plenty of features that will make professional filmmakers happy.



Built into a rugged, unibody chassis made of milled-aluminum, the OLED 22 features a 21.6″ screen, 3840 x 2160 resolution, 10-bit color depth, 350 nit brightness, 8 12G-SDI and 2 HDMI 2.0 ports that enable 4K signal processing, 36 1/4″ Continue reading “The SmallHD OLED 22 is a Pro-Level 4K Monitor for ‘Color Purists’”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.23.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save big money on a FocusONE, edelkrone’s popular compact follow focus.


This week in filmmaking deals: The FocusONE follow focus from edelkrone is currently only $119, saving you a whopping $180. If you’re itching to shoot some smartphone projects, you can save $20 on the Moment Anamorphic Lens, or if mirrorless is what you’re after, the Sony a7R IV Camera is $300 off of retail right now. Or, if you’re looking to get some writing done, Final Draft 11 is 20% for a limited time. Finally, Adorama is running Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.23.20)”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.16.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $500 on the CAME-7800H 3-Axis Camera Handheld Gimbal.


This week in filmmaking deals: Enjoy savings of 17% and 46% on the Dedolight Ledzilla 2 Mini LED Light and the Came-TV CAME-7800H 3-Axis Camera Handheld Gimbal respectively. Also, you can get slight discounts on the LaCie 2TB Rugged Mini Portable External Hard Drive ($10 off) and a small Wacom Intuos Pro Creative Pen Tablet ($50 off) right now. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the Canon EOS C300 Mark II that’ll save you almost $900.



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The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.10.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, pre-order the brand new Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Digital Camera for $3899.


This week in filmmaking deals: Canon just released the 8K-shooting EOS R5, which is now available for pre-order for $3899. Also, you can save 50% on a Matthews 12×12′ Solid Blue Screen and 28% on a Samyang 18mm f/2.8 Full Frame Auto Focus Lens. The Rotolight Titan X2 Group Buy is a major success and we’ve reached Tier Three, meaning you can save a whopping $1474.25. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (7.10.20)”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (6.19.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $200 on a Profoto C1 Plus Portable Studio Light.


This week in filmmaking deals: Make your money go further with these deals on a Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and a Joby TelePod Pro, both of which offer free gear with your purchase. Also, save 25% on a Tascam DR-05X Stereo Handheld Digital-Audio Recorder, and 40% on a Profoto C1 Plus Portable Studio Light. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the LG 29″ Full HD UltraWide IPS LCD Gaming Monitor that will save you $20.

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Adorama Captures the Rhythm of NYC Creatives in New Award-Winning Short


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In New York City, filmmakers and photographers march to the beat of their own drummer.


Typically, Adorama is known as a trusted retailer that gives photographers and filmmakers access to the important gear they need to capture their work. This week, however, the company showed us all what it can do when the camera is put in their own hands by releasing New York Rhapsody, a short film written, directed, and edited by AdoramaTV’s senior content producer Salvatore D’Alia.



The short details a day in the life of 3 different Continue reading “Adorama Captures the Rhythm of NYC Creatives in New Award-Winning Short”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (6.5.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $700 on a Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s kit that includes the camera body and a RØDE VideoMic Pro.


This week in filmmaking deals: Save $170 on an SLR Magic MicroPrime Cine 50mm T1.4 lens and $200 on an Atomos Ninja V 5″ Touchscreen Recording Monitor. Also, save a whopping $700 when you buy a Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s with a RØDE VideoMic Pro. Plus, a kit that includes a Microsoft 13″ Surface Pro X, Surface Pro X keyboard, and Surface Slim Pen, is 19% off right now. Finally, Adorama Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (6.5.20)”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (5.28.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save a whopping $1000 on a Rotolight AEOS Location LED 2-Light Kit.


This week in filmmaking deals: FilmConvert is running a sale that can save you up to 30% on its Nitrate color grading plugin. Also, Moment’s Summer School Sale is in full swing, giving fans a chance to save 25% to 30% on filmmaking lessons. If gear is what you’re after, you can save $70 on some Sony Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones that include an Orbit Charger, or you can save $1000 (yeah…a whole grand) on a 2-light Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (5.28.20)”

How to Fake Temperature with These Lighting Tricks


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You don’t need to shoot in the bitter cold of the Arctic or the searing heat of Death Valley. All you need is lighting.


Temperature… it’s may not be something you’re thinking much about as a filmmaker outside of deciding whether to bring a big puffy jacket to set.



But sometimes, it plays a major role in your film, whether your scene takes place on the top of Mount Everest or along the rim of Mauna Loa. And since James Cameron has yet to come up with the technology that allows Continue reading “How to Fake Temperature with These Lighting Tricks”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (5.21.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save over $2000 on an 8-light Astera Titan Tube kit.


This week in filmmaking deals: Right now, you can save over $200 on the Benro 3XD Pro Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, as well as the H&A Carbon Fiber Telescoping Boom Pole. DJI is offering a small $30 discount on the Osmo Pocket, while Astera is offering a big $2075 discount on a Titan Tube kit that includes 8 light. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the Litepanels Astra 6X 105W Bi-Color LED Panel that will save you 20%.

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5 Tips to Help You Establish a Lighting Fast Editing Workflow


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There’s a difference between being an editor and “someone who edits,” and most of the time it comes down to your workflow.


So, you want to be a professional editor? Awesome! That’s very exciting, and no doubt you have a little bit of experience and lot of questions about how to take your craft to the next level.



However, while there is a myriad of skills you can and should hone as you step into the pro-level ring, there’s one aspect of editing that you’ll want to make sure you establish Continue reading “5 Tips to Help You Establish a Lighting Fast Editing Workflow”

Watch David Lynch’s Brand New Short ‘Pozar’ Online Right Now


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The long-awaited short film from David Lynch has everything you’ve come to know and love about the director’s brand of surrealist filmmaking.


Back in 2015, David Lynch attended an event at University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music to talk about his collaboration with composer Marek Zebrowski—a collaboration ultimately resulting in a piece of music that accompanied the director’s new (and very unnerving) surrealist animated short.



After 5 long years, Lynch’s short film Fire (Pozar), which was animated by another one of his frequent collaborators, Noriko Miyakawa, has finally Continue reading “Watch David Lynch’s Brand New Short ‘Pozar’ Online Right Now”

Need Some High-End Sound FX? Artlist Can Hook You Up Now


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Artlist is expanding beyond music licensing to bring you a high-end library of sound effects.


At some point, all filmmakers need stock assets for their projects and music licensing platform Artlist has been working hard to make that process as pain-free as possible by not only offering users unlimited access to royalty-free music at an affordable price but also offering stock footage through Artgrid.



And now, that process is easier than ever because the Israel-based company has added yet another branch to its platform, giving filmmakers access to a catalog of Continue reading “Need Some High-End Sound FX? Artlist Can Hook You Up Now”

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (5.14.20)


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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $130 on a Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN while you can.


This week in filmmaking deals: Until tomorrow (March 15th), the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens is on sale for $319. Also, save a few bucks on the Zoom H1n Digital Handy Recorder, as well as $100 on the Atomos Ninja Flame 7″ Monitor Recorder. If you’re in need of a new portable hard drive, the popular LaCie Rugged (2TB) is 34% off right now. Finally, Adorama is running a special deal on the Continue reading “The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (5.14.20)”

Visual Engineer Steve Giralt Breaks Down 3 of His Craziest Shots


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The rigs that visual engineer Steve Giralt had to build to pull off these shots are absolutely insane.


For most filmmakers, capturing a good shot means worrying about getting the right exposure or making sure your subjects to hit their marks. Not Steve Giralt.



This New York City-based visual engineer worries about other stuff…like screwing down a high-speed Phantom camera so it doesn’t fly off of a rig rotating at 200 rpm or finding a way to suspend a deconstructed burger and program robots to cut rubber bands within a Continue reading “Visual Engineer Steve Giralt Breaks Down 3 of His Craziest Shots”