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James Cameron’s Terrible Track Record as a Producer

When he’s the director of a movie, James Cameron has the Midas touch. When he’s the producer of a movie, not so much. The filmmaker behind Titanic and Avatar oversaw the production of two sci-fi releases in 2019,...

How to Direct Action Set Pieces in the Australian Outback… with Camels

Judas Collar is a story that made me quit my job as a television documentary director and decide to take the plunge into the world of writing and directing drama. 

How to Intercut Scenes In Your Script

Intercutting scenes in your screenplay can show a distinct handle on your storytelling abilities and help you save page length. Here's how.Perhaps you've gotten to a part...

EPIZODE FESTIVAL

Epizode Festival Returns For Its Fourth EditionEpizode Music and Art Festival returns for a much-anticipated fourth edition from December 27, 2019 – January 7, 2020. Situated on Vietnam's Phu...

How to Write, Direct, and Survive Your First Feature Film [Interview]

We talk with director A.T. White about what he learned from writing and directing his first feature.Personal inspiration can take you many places, but sometimes it leads...

CineGear Demo Goes Awry When Guy Smashes $70k Camera

Here's what NOT to do with a Steadicam.While demonstrating a stabilizing rig with an Arri Alexa XT at CineGear this weekend, a man appears to have accidentally committed cameracide. 

Saigon River Documentary

https://youtu.be/9rd2A1E7eJUThe Saigonese are used to enjoying life next to the Saigon River and can't imagine the city's landscape without it in the foreground. Flowing...

3 Emotionally Effective Lessons from the ‘Up’ Script [Free PDF Download]

The "Up" script crushed our hearts in the opening five pages, only to spend the next ninety-five putting it back together. Let's look at some lessons for the script. 

Why Did Sony Make The RX0 MK II?

And more importantly, for whom?If you're unfamiliar, the RX0 line of cameras from Sony consists of only two cameras to-date, the RX0 and the RX0 Mark II. These are Sony's "action cameras"...

World’s First 1TB MicroSD card is finally on sale

SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card, the first in the world, is now available. You can find on SanDisk’s site, Amazon and B&H. This marvel of electronics will set you back $450. It’s £454...