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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.

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    How To Convert Video Files For Your Reel

    Digital video comes in all shapes and sizes. And depending on where you need to show off your video—the web, a DVD, your iPod, the big screen, etc.—it most likely has to undergo a conversion process from its original or current format to fit into the one for ...

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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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    How To Use Your Smartphone to Light Your Film Project

    The proper lighting scheme can make or break your production. Lighting is everything. But adequate lighting is often expensive—sometimes even prohibitively expensive. And even if you have access to studio-quality lights, setting them up can be a time-consuming and intensive challenge.

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    Turn Your iPad into a Recording Studio with iTrack Solo

    Pro audio manufacturer Focusrite has developed a new product called the iTrack Solo that provides you with a two-channel interface you can use right with your iPad.

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    Nokia Lumia 1020 Boast Best Smartphone Camera for Actors

    If you’re looking for the smartphone that takes the absolute best pictures, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is it. The pictures are incredible: crisp, with little noise, and staying good through higher ISO settings.

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    5 Ways To Use a Tablet To Boost Your Acting Career

    Tablets can be very useful tools in an actor's arsenal. If you're on the fence about investing in a tablet, or have one but haven't explored what it can do, here are five things actors can do with a tablet.

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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 ...

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    5 Tips for Navigating the Film Festival Circuit

    As a filmmaker, there’s nothing more gratifying than screening your work at a festival. It’s a meeting place for seasoned artists and undiscovered talent alike.

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    5 Different Ways To Focus Your Camera

    Focus is a matter of perspective, and many filmmakers have taken some artistic license playing with focus. But for the most part, the human eye is most satisfied looking at an image (moving or still) that is sharp and clear as real life.