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    AroundMe Helps Actors Save Time and Get Around

    AroundMe (available for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices) presents you with a map of your general location and a list of, well, what’s around you. Tap on one of the items that pops up to get simple directions—that’s it.

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    4 Ways To Save Time in Post-Production

    Much like any process in any industry, taking sensible steps to organize and economize will go a long way in helping you save time and money. Here are a few tips to help save time in the post-production process.

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    Mackie Makes Mixers for the Tablet Generation

    Both the DL806 and the DL1608 are equipped with Lightning connectors that let you easily mount your current-generation iPad or iPad mini so you can more easily interact with the mixers by way of the associated (free) app.

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    5 Steps To Making Claymation

    It's a larger undertaking than your average film project—most animations are—but with the accessibility of apps like Vine and Instagram that allow users to make short stop motion films, it can be less daunting. Here are a few things to think about if you're looking to ...

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    Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Is Not Ready Yet

    Is it worth all the functionality you’ll be giving up? In the case of the new Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, the answer is no.

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    How To Use Filters To Enhance Your Photos and Videos

    Here are some filter styles, and how they can enhance your photo and video projects.

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    Toland ASC Digital Assistant Is Ultimate Tool for Cinematographers

    Designed by Chemical Wedding in association with the American Society of Cinematographers, the Toland ASC Digital Assistant is an interactive rendering of the depth of field and field of view charts from the ASC Manual.

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    How To Make Your Own Photo/Video Collage

    There are a few camera tricks and techniques that you can employ to help you draw outside the lines of conventional filmmaking. One such technique that has become popular in recent years is the simultaneous shooting of both photo and video, and incorporating both into a final visual piece.

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    How To Make a Music Video

    Here are a few general guidelines you can follow to increase production value and simplify the overall process of making a music video.

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    Artemis Director's Viewfinder Sets Up Your Video Shot on Your Phone

    No one ever said that being a perfectionist is easy or inexpensive, but for trying to line up the ideal shot, it’s possible for it could be a bit more convenient. So you’ll probably want to suck up the hefty price you need to pay to download the ...