Category: Movies

  • Sony A7RII + Canon Glass

    Sony A7RII w/Canon 50mm 1.2L

    I am still so blown away by the capabilities of this camera, by the sheer amount of detail.  Shooting with a 50mm prime feels like you have the resolving power of the hubble telescope, only hand-held.

  • Videography on iPhone 6 plus

    iphone 6 plus optical stabilization

    If I were a pro video guy I would go out and get an iPhone 6 plus for no reason mother than the mind blowing video capabilities on this thing. Optical image stabilization?!? Yeah the lens actually moves. Here’s an article about an App for pro 4K production on iPhone: Hands-on with the $1000 Vizzywig […]

  • Data Storytelling, The Pixar Way

    Data Storytelling, The Pixar Way

    Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling – as shared by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist – are almost as relevant for communicating with data as they are to filmmaking.

  • Scary Movies

    The Conjuring

    A friend of mine recently posted on his Facebook page the following: The Conjuring was an immensely entertaining horror film in the tradition of the flicks from the early 1970s… that my folks used to watch at the time… with me. To the family who brought your FOUR little kids to the screening, I’d ask […]

  • Egypt HD | Primelapse

    Egypt Night Sky Timelapse

    Egypt HD is a short film exploring the most amazing and exotic locations in Egypt.

  • Crumplepop Finisher plug-in for Final Cut X – a real-use review

    Crumplepop Finisher

    Crumplepop makes plug-ins for Final Cut X, as well as for Final Cut 7 & 6.  I picked up a bunch of their plugins for Final Cut X a while back.  The effects they apply have a great look, but that’s not really what this review is about. To see what plug-ins they offer and […]

  • A new level of Bokeh in film/video…nice application of the Canon 5D MkII

    Canon 5D Mark I

    When I first started watching this video, my immediate thought on seeing the head shots of the little girl were, ‘what lens is that?!? It looks like the 50mm 1.2 L series on my 5D, only this is video I’m watching!’ (I might be wrong about the lens, but yeah, that is seriously what went […]