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Los Angeles Cinegear Meetup
May27

Los Angeles Cinegear Meetup

We would love to see you at the Los Angeles Cinegear Meetup, Saturday, June 7, 5:00 to 7:00pm.

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DP-7 Pro Set Up for Cinematic Filmmaking
May22

DP-7 Pro Set Up for Cinematic Filmmaking

The power of the SmallHD DP-7 and why I believe in it so much.

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Versatility in Filmmaking – LA Event
May20

Versatility in Filmmaking – LA Event

If you are in the Los Angeles area, don’t miss this free educational event coming up on May 31st from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, on the Saturday after Memorial Weekend.

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Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour
May16

Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour

Vincent Laforet sits down for an interview with Lydia about his Directing Motion Tour.

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Need for Speed Lighting Breakdowns
May14

Need for Speed Lighting Breakdowns

Lighting car interiors at night. How I light, what choices I make with specific units, and why one lighting tool is selected over another.

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New York Meet Up
May13

New York Meet Up

Join us for an informal “getting to know you” meet-up with Shane Hurlbut, ASC in New York City.

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Filmmaker’s Spotlight
May07

Filmmaker’s Spotlight

From an extra, to an actor, to a runner, to a production assistant, then a camera assistant, and now as a cinematographer, James Oldham climbed the “film hierarchy” because he knew he needed to do everything and anything to get to where he wanted to be in the industry.

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Reading a Color Temp Meter: Tips and Tricks
Apr30

Reading a Color Temp Meter: Tips and Tricks

How to read a color temp meter and why it is important. I have always loved understanding the color of different lights — street lights, fluorescents in a store, neon, moonlight, etc.

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Leadership: Paramount for Filmmakers
Apr23

Leadership: Paramount for Filmmakers

All of you have been so gracious with your comments about how much I help all of you and make a difference, or changed your life in some way. This is a huge responsibility that I take very seriously. I need to set a great example. I need to do my very best, and I need to illustrate for all of you what it means to be a good leader.

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Kitting Out Your MoVI for Cinematic Capture
Apr16

Kitting Out Your MoVI for Cinematic Capture

How we’re kitting out the MōVI on Fathers and Daughters.

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Flanders CM 250 – The Lighting and Exposure Monitor of the Future
Apr03

Flanders CM 250 – The Lighting and Exposure Monitor of the Future

The CM 250 is a 24” OLED display that is crisp, clean and delivers beautiful blacks.

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Las Vegas Meet Up
Mar31

Las Vegas Meet Up

Sunday, April 6, 5:00pm-6:30pm West Wing Bar Inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 Join us for an informal “getting to know you” meet-up with Shane Hurlbut, ASC. The evening will be an opportunity for us to spend some time with blog readers, friends and colleagues. Although planned in conjunction with NAB, you don’t have to be an NAB registrant to attend this...

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Why Do We Want Flat Glass?
Mar27

Why Do We Want Flat Glass?

Tests with the newest Leica Summilux C lenses vs. the gold standard Cooke S4s for Fathers and Daughters.

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Filmmaker’s Spotlight – A One Man Band
Mar19

Filmmaker’s Spotlight – A One Man Band

Meet Raphael Rogers, once a graphic designer from Michigan who took off for LA to bring more life and opportunities to his career.

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Need For Speed: Innovation, Gear and Cinematography
Mar13

Need For Speed: Innovation, Gear and Cinematography

This post give you insight into how we pulled everything off. Need for Speed was shot on four different camera sensors.

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The Music Bed – New Look for Music Licensing
Mar10

The Music Bed – New Look for Music Licensing

They’ve just relaunched The Music Bed website, and it’s really changing the music licensing game.

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Turning Your GoPro Hero 3 into a Cinematic Movie Making Machine
Mar06

Turning Your GoPro Hero 3 into a Cinematic Movie Making Machine

We tested the GoPro Hero 3 and figured out what it would do best, which was immerse an audience like never before.

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Canon C500 vs. Film Camera Test
Feb28

Canon C500 vs. Film Camera Test

The Need for Speed camera test comparisons continue, with the Canon C500 vs. 35mm Kodak film stock.

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Here’s the GoPro in the Need for Speed Trailer
Feb24

Here’s the GoPro in the Need for Speed Trailer

Thanks so much to everyone who gave it a shot and entered our Where’s the GoPro in the Need for Speed Trailer? contest. It wasn’t easy, but eight of you correctly answered all of the trivia questions and uploaded the two correct screenshots

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Tiffen Vari IRND Brings Cinematic Look to the BMCC
Feb20

Tiffen Vari IRND Brings Cinematic Look to the BMCC

Welcome to the Hurlbut Visuals Blackmagic Cinema Camera Tiffen Variable ND test.

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