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The Motion Picture Camera: Past, Present and Future: shown at SOC 2014:

The Motion Picture Camera: Past, Present and Future: shown at SOC 2014:

If this video about the 120 plus years of history about the motion picture camera doesn’t put a lump in your throat, a tear in your eye and an overwhelming feelings of euphoria, then check your heartbeat because you are dead. For the Society of Camera Operators 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Edited by Bob Joyce […]

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BTS SUBARU WRX STI vs StickBomb Is Pretty Damn Cool:

BTS SUBARU WRX STI vs StickBomb Is Pretty Damn Cool:

From Director Hayato Ando comes one funky little one off Subaru WRX STI RC car taking on a Stick Bomb. The BTS itself is as enjoyable as the Vs video. The exciting toy, StickBomb, taking on a WRX STI in an epic race. Filming took place in a studio in Japan over 3 days and […]

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Amazing Single Continuous Shot With The Novo Camera & Custom Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

Amazing Single Continuous Shot With The Novo Camera & Custom Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

We recently showed you that highly modified GoPro Novo camera running on a custom brushless gimbal camera rig when it was used for filming some women’s soccer footage. Well now thanks to Ovide in Spain we have a single continuous shot with the Radiant Images and View Factor Studios designed Novo camera and that custom […]

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Corridor Digital BTS Assassin’s Creed 4 Shooting With RED Cameras:

Corridor Digital BTS Assassin’s Creed 4 Shooting With RED Cameras:

Corridor Digital talk about their experiences working heavily with R3D files and RED cameras specifically for a YouTube workflow. The crew over at Corridor Digital have been shooting on the 150 year old, 278 ft Star of India tall ship and finishing off a short video for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4 game. RED BTS: […]

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6 Canon 5D Cameras an ARRI Alexa & 1930′s Vintage Anamorphic Lenses Film Last Passenger Movie:

6 Canon 5D Cameras an ARRI Alexa & 1930′s Vintage Anamorphic Lenses Film Last Passenger Movie:

Cinematographer Angus Hudson kindly shares some of his experiences shooting director Omid Nooshin’s low-budget British thriller LAST PASSENGER with an ARRI ALEXA, 6 Canon 5D cameras plus 1930′s vintage anamorphic lenses. Check out the train’s driving plate vision which was rear projected to give that real train set a true sense of movement in Last […]

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100 Sony Xperia Z smartphone Spiral Camera Rig But We Want More:

100 Sony Xperia Z smartphone Spiral Camera Rig But We Want More:

OK let’s talk the 100 Sony Xperia Z smartphone Spiral Camera Rig. What do the handsets retail for? A quick look around says you can pick one of the 5″ display screen, 13 megapixel camera, Sony Xperia Z smartphones for around $550. Now that is 100 x $550 making it a $55,000 rig in phone […]

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Halloween Panaglide Tests Circa 1978:

Halloween Panaglide Tests Circa 1978:

Halloween “The Night HE Came Home!” He sure did and thanks to DoP Dean Cundey A.S.C. back in 1978 and his willingness to use a relatively new invention called the Panaglide, cinema audiences worldwide were scared out of their seats and minds. Halloween was only the fourth movie to have used the Steadicam or Panaglide, […]

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16 Foot Dollies With RED Epic Camera on Small Irish Islands:

16 Foot Dollies With RED Epic Camera on Small Irish Islands:

Nice little story up on RigWheels.com shared by Notre Dame Professor William Donaruma about taking a slider to remote islands by boat to film historic scenery. To help tell the story set on the Irish islands of Inishark and Inishbofin, 16 foot wooden and PVC pipe dollysliders were transported and constructed to help get the […]

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Carl Zeiss Lenses BTS Preparing Their Booth at NAB:

Carl Zeiss Lenses BTS Preparing Their Booth at NAB:

Carl Zeiss Lenses took their complete portfolio of glass to NAB. That’s crazy right! That range of lenses consists of more than 70 lenses. Carl Zeiss brought along the ARRI/ZEISS Master Prime series and the Ultra Prime lenses as well as the Compact Prime CP.2, Compact Zoom CZ.2 and SLR lenses. For more information about […]

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Only One Cine Crane Could Pull Off This Wrap Around Move:

Only One Cine Crane Could Pull Off This Wrap Around Move:

The Mark Roberts Motion Control Titan rig is apparently the longest and only precision motion control telescopic arm in the world. It sure looks the part. Over the past year MRMC have shot a series of Channel 4seven Idents with the Titan that created a distinctive corner wrap of reality. The MRMC Titan sits high […]

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How Many Cameras Does It Take To Blow Up a Pelican 1600 Case:

How Many Cameras Does It Take To Blow Up a Pelican 1600 Case:

The guys at the BroadcastShow wanted to see what would it take to destroy a Pelican 1600 case; the near indestructible packhorse used by many professionals everyday on sets. So as part of their “tested to destruction” series the BroadcastShow simply put a charge under a Pelican 1600 case to see if they could blow […]

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Hive Plasma Lighting The 2013 Chevy Volt TVC and Cool BTS:

Hive Plasma Lighting The 2013 Chevy Volt TVC and Cool BTS:

Hive Lighting worked with the new 2013 30 second Chevy Volt to produce a commercial lit entirely with just Hive’s plasma lighting. Thanks to Hive there are some really cool behind the scenes on that Chevy Volt TVC with their plasma lights in action. Please visit Hive Lighting for more information on their plasma lights.

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Canon Cinema C500 Camera One Day in Mexico City:

Canon Cinema C500 Camera One Day in Mexico City:

Cinematographer Fito Pardo AMC recently had a day out shooting 4K-RAW with the Canon C500 camera in Mexico City, along with a Codex Digital recorder and a bevy of sweet cine lenses. Fito posted a video showing the results of the day along with a BTS of the event. A Day in Mexico City: Settings […]

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A Quick Look At Some Of The Rigs and Cameras Used On The Hobbit:

A Quick Look At Some Of The Rigs and Cameras Used On The Hobbit:

At the start of shooting Peter Jackson set about sharing his filmmaking experience on the set of The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey’s production via video diaries. The Hobbit used 48 RED EPIC cameras shooting 3D at 48fps. Love 48fps or hate it or maybe your’e somewhere in between at around a meh: you have to […]

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Be a Superhero with Personalized Marvel and Custom Comic Portraits:

Be a Superhero with Personalized Marvel and Custom Comic Portraits:

The Comics Factory is a totally new, brain trust of freakishly talented artists and geeks dedicated to providing custom works of art to the superhero (and superhero-in-training) population at large. With the backing of their sister company AllPopArt.com, The Comics Factory set out to banish the boring portrait and create one of kind comic book […]

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Multiple iPhones & a Custom Rig Shoot a Music Video:

Multiple iPhones & a Custom Rig Shoot a Music Video:

Producer Director Rick Knief used six iPhone’s and a custom made camera rig to film Joseph Arthur’s music video Over The Sun. The music video is split up into nine frames and was shot entirely on a custom made multiple iPhone rig and the editing has a beat all of its own. BTS & the […]

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BTS ARRI Alexa on EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE:

BTS ARRI Alexa on EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE:

Some nice behind the scene shots of the ARRI Alexa camera and the hard working production crew on the set of “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” movie which stars Tom Hanks. See ARRI for more information on the Alexa.

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Anatomy of a Steadicam/Segway STEP OFF Shot, by Pedro Guimaraes:

Anatomy of a Steadicam/Segway STEP OFF Shot, by Pedro Guimaraes:

Pedro Guimaraes is one Cinematographer not afraid to give you a very detailed behind the scenes look at his work and the film business with the machinations involved. Please Follow Pedro on Twitter @m3pedro and catch his Blog Stedi3D, always a good read.

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Want The Masses to Like 3D Then Maybe Shoot Synchronized Swimming?

Want The Masses to Like 3D Then Maybe Shoot Synchronized Swimming?

This BTS video is shot with the new Panasonic AC-160 camcorder on location at a synchronized swimming shoot using Panasonic’s 3D equipment including the new P2 3D camcorder AG-3DP1. For shots from the poolside we used the 3DP1, taking advantage of the long zoom range and high image quality of the AVC-Intra codec. For the […]

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move ‘n shoot MOTORIG is a Motion-Controlled Camera Rig for Cars:

move ‘n shoot MOTORIG is a Motion-Controlled Camera Rig for Cars:

Lee Howell of Kaptured Photography undertook an ambitious photo shoot in Auckland’s Victoria Park tunnel, armed with a limited edition Audi R8GT and a state-of-the-art move ‘n shoot MOTORIG car photography rig. This behind the scenes video shows in details what it takes to capture the images for high end car photography. MOTORIG is a […]

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Bikini Babes & a Sony F3 set to a Canon 5D Profile, Yikes:

Bikini Babes & a Sony F3 set to a Canon 5D Profile, Yikes:

Run a critical eye over this video and see if you can spot the settings of the Sony F3 camera because apparently it is set to a Canon 5D Profile. You may have to watch the BTS a few times to confirm that statement or indeed disprove it. Enjoy… Oh before you run out of […]

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RC Helicopter Cinematography A Detailed look behind the scenes:

RC Helicopter Cinematography A Detailed look behind the scenes:

Nice look at a Radio Controlled Helicopter set up with a SI-2K PL Mount camera rig with a Cinedeck recorder which is used for shooting on a featured film. Read here for the full details of the joys and issues of using RC Helicopters for aerial photography. See more at steadi3d.com

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twentysomething TV Series Shot With Canon DSLR Cameras:

twentysomething TV Series Shot With Canon DSLR Cameras:

twentysomething is an Australian television series about Jess (Jess Harris) and Josh (Josh Schmidt) who are best friends, housemates and twenty something. While their friends finish uni degrees, climb the corporate ladder and settle down, Jess and Josh live for the weekend. According to John Brawley DOP an initial test for one of scenes was […]

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How Cool: The Hobbit Behind-the-Scenes Production Videos:

How Cool: The Hobbit Behind-the-Scenes Production Videos:

First up how Bloody amazing is Peter Jackson for sharing his production of the The Hobbit movie with us! 48 RED Epic cameras shooting 3D at 48fps. Cheers Peter for the fish bowl into the making of The Hobbit. Check out mid way through the names of the RED EPIC cameras. Peter Jackson’s Production Video […]

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Sword Shot on the Canon C300 by Félix Alcalá & Larry Carroll:

Sword Shot on the Canon C300 by Félix Alcalá & Larry Carroll:

“Sword” a short film directed by Félix Alcalá and Larry Carroll was commissioned by Canon and presented in conjunction with Canon’s product launch of the new Canon Cinema EOS C300 series cameras. Jessica Matsumoto plays the female lead, “Vera Teasdale”. In addition to acting, Jessica Matsumoto also did sword fighting and stunts for the film. […]

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BTS ANONYMOUS Movie Shot on The ARRI Alexa Camera:

BTS ANONYMOUS Movie Shot on The ARRI Alexa Camera:

Known more for action-packed blockbusters such as 2012, Roland Emmerich’s new feature ANONYMOUS is a literary thriller set in Elizabethan England which questions the true authorship of William Shakespeare’s work. The film was the first international feature to be recorded digitally in its entirety with the ALEXA camera system. Here we see first-hand what production […]

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Oh Pluck Me A Mexican Chicken Vs. A Nissan 370Z

Oh Pluck Me A Mexican Chicken Vs. A Nissan 370Z

Nice funny commercial and the BTS thrown in there to keep you amused featuring a Mexican chicken taking on a the Nissan 370Z sports car. I love Pepe he is my new hero! A Mexican chicken? Up against the meat-eating Nissan 370Z? The things we do to prove a point. By the way, those of […]

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