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    Memorize Your Lines with the iPhone App LineLearner

    One solution won’t work for everyone, but if you’re the type who learns best by ear, you may want to take a look at (and a listen to) the iPhone app LineLearner.

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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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    How to Add Basic Graphics to Your Video

    Here are a few things to consider that will help you create great graphics for your production.

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    Carrot: The Sassy To-Do List For Actors Looking to Get Things Done

    Carrot is a great app to help actors stay focused and organized!

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    Apogee Duet Offers Great Audio Interface for iPad and Mac

    When it comes to your career, sometimes you’re better off springing for pricey products. Case in point: Apogee Digital’s new Duet for iPad & Mac. If you do a lot of recording, and want to be absolutely sure that your concert, cabaret, or other performance sounds the best it ...

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    A Portable Dolly for Your iPhone Camera

    There’s a lot to like about the new iStabilizer Dolly, a portable four-wheeled dolly that ensures smooth motion when used with the camera on your iPhone, iPod, or other mobile device.

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    How To Record Sound for Video

    When recording video, sound is just as important as the visuals. Good audio is incredibly important for video, like audition tapes, web series, or recordings of live performance.

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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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    4 Basics of Photo Editing

    Fortunately, you don't have to have thousands of dollars worth of high-tech editing software and gadgetry to boost your photo quality. All you need is a basic editing program.

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    4 Tips for Shooting a Long Take

    Filmmaking is all digital, so you can shoot until your multi-gigabyte-sound-card heart is content. It is a tough trick to pull off well however, so here are a few tips if you are inclined to try it.