Entry don’t close till early August for the Breath of Fresh Air film festival in Tasmania, Australia See the festival website for details
Frame.io has now been around for a few months and already had over 30,000 users. They now have a desktop app that integrates into FCPX and makes it really easy to share the timeline or part of it with collaborators and team members. Frame.io is kind of a better hybrid of Dropbox and Vimeo. It […]
There’s a new film festival in Australia for low budget films, called Below Five Zero. Early entry closes 1st October 2015 Normal entry closes 1st December 2015 Late entry closes 1st January 2016 There are categories for short, documentary and feature films. Below Five Zero film festival
Sean Baker’s latest film, Tangerine, was shot on iPhones using the FiLMiC app and Moondog Labs 1.33x anamorphic lens adapters to give a wide screen but full 2k resolution film. The result is not only an amazing film but an impressive demonstration of just what you can do with an iPhone. The iPhones were mounted […]
The 2015 Saatchi and Saatchi showcase of short films by new directors is out and definitely worth a look. The YouTube channel with all the work is here. You can also read the Fast Company article about this years finalists here.
Robert Hardy over on No Film School (a great site) has a great series of articles on the cinematographer’s process: Part 1 – Breaking down the script There’s also a great recent article and a video by Jim Denault on this topic Part 2 – Defining your camera strategy
Dan McComb over on his blog has published a good series of three articles on data wrangling in FCPX. His focus is documentary film making: Part 1 – Securing your footage (pretty short article) Part 2 – Choosing storage Part 3 – Organising for the edit (pretty long article)
Leonardo Dalessandri’s amazing Watchtower of Turkey is visually stunning. Edited in FCPX it has been a personal inspiration for me on what you can achieve. Watchtower of Turkey from Leonardo Dalessandri on Vimeo. There’s a great article on it on FCP.CO