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A young film director on the cutting edge of tech and storytelling

The acclaimed 2017 short film The Suitcase launched the career of a young woman filmmaker, Abi Damaris Corbin, who some say is going to be the next Cathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker ). The writer director, started her filmmaking career at the graduate Cinematic Arts program at USC after doing a master’s degree at the …

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Youforcoffee

Youforcoffee

STUDIO COFFEE A Digital Creative Agency that will produce story focused content (creative narrative content CNC) for social media distribution, serving the travel, tourist, hospitality, fashion and luxury property markets in Asia and Dubai. Primary focus will be on producing branded entertainment for social media consumption. Projects produced in house will seek sponsorship from clients …

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Passion for light

Passion for light

Loulou Bleue SAMUI Style Insta Mini Series

Loulou Bleue SAMUI Style Insta Mini Series

Loulou Bleue SAMUI Style is a thirteen part 1 minute Instagram Mini Series. The series is set in different locations around Koh Samui and tells the story of Loulou Bleue, a Production Designer working in London’s advertising industry, who is sent out to Koh Samui to help the Location Manager find exotic locations for a …

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Noir

Noir

China Tea

China Tea

Samujana

Samujana

Warrior Queen

Warrior Queen

Adrian RAWLE photography

Yellow mellow

Mandarin Villa

Mandarin Villa

Samui Style

Samui Style

Loulou

Loulou

Brand advertising

Brand advertising

Television advertising has been around since the 1940’s in the U.S. and back then most television programmes were branded shows, for example, Colgate Comedy Hour. The roots of the modern tv commercial came from short cinema films that were screened before the main feature film. Most major industries made short films which were classified as …

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Barfly

Barfly

Adrian RAWLE photography

Egyptian Mask

When ever...

When ever…

Adrian RAWLE photography

Pleasure Harbour Polaroid

Mask

Mask

Go mobile

Go mobile

Go mobile. If I am not mistaken, this is the direction we are heading. It has often been said, the best camera to have is the one you carry around with you and for most people that is the camera in their smartphone, phablet or tablet. In terms of megapixels, most smartphone rear cameras are …

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Ruth

Ruth

Sun smile

Sun smile

Ted Baker teams up with Guy Richie

Ted Baker teams up with Guy Richie

Cinema of the soul

Cinema of the soul

Russian film director and master auteur Andrei Tarkovsky created films with strong images and challenging narratives. Tarkovsky was influenced by Japanese films and was inspired by auteurs such as Ingmar Bergman, Akira Kurosawa and Michelangelo Antonioni. His films were mostly shot in monochrome as black and white was, in his opinion, closer to real life. …

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Bentley lines

Bentley lines

Through the looking glass

Through the looking glass

I saw her face...

I saw her face…

Animation for GENERATIONWHY album

Animation for GENERATIONWHY album

Animation is never dull and this animated short film will not disappoint. The film noir style silhouettes work a treat and the film has a dynamic focused on simplicity. Vimeo is where you will see a lot of inspirational films like this from filmmakers who are pushing the boundaries of creativity. The animation for ZHU’s …

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Blocking actors

Blocking actors

Blocking the scene with the actors is the most important part of preparing to shoot a scene. The director decides what are the best camera moves to tell the story and convey to the audience what the actors are thinking and how they progress the story through the action. The meaning can change with different …

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Know when to cut

Know when to cut

Emotion and rhythm is a major part of film editing. Learning when to cut is a matter of practice. It might appear easy but it is not something that comes easily at first. Watching lots of movies, especially old ones, will help you to understand rhythm and know what works and what doesn’t work. Keep …

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Street photography Dublin style

Street photography Dublin style

Dubliner, Eamonn Doyle, had not picked up a camera for over twenty years after graduating with a photography diploma many years ago. Then one day he started to photograph old people passing outside his front door. The photographs he took turned into a self published book which he sent to Martin Parr who is a …

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Nartana

Nartana

Cinematographers angst

Cinematographers angst

The role of the DP has changed considerably since digital has dominated the movie set. Revered less by one and all, the DP’s moment has come and gone. Cinematographers of old often talk about the magic of lighting for film before digital dominated the film set and monitors spoiled the fun. The dailies used to …

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Shades of yesterday

Shades of yesterday

Adrian RAWLE photography

Colour space

Adrian RAWLE photography

Memory

Lattice

Lattice

Summer's end

Summer’s end

Creative madness

Creative madness

Creativity should never be boring. As a videographer or photographer never be afraid to make creative suggestions to your client. In a video clients may want to talk about their product or service and show everything including the kitchen sink – remember the one-off Corporate video days? I know, those videos have their place, but …

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Luxury Living

Luxury Living

It's time to throw away your video camera

It’s time to throw away your video camera

Yes, you heard me right. Your old video camera is way too clunky to carry around nowadays and its quality has been surpassed by other devices sporting high megapixel cameras. If you have a DSLR that’s okay, it still takes great still photos and videos. If you don’t have a DSLR and you are not a …

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Adam & Louise

Adam & Louise

Short film with product placement or TV Commercial?

Short film with product placement or TV Commercial?

This TVC has had over 9 million views and counting…

Pia

Pia

A room of one's own

A room of one's own

5 Star service

5 Star service

Sundowner

Sundowner

Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

Ralph

Ralph

Champagne Angels

Champagne Angels

Foodies dream

Foodies dream

Room with a view

Room with a view

Magic hour

Magic hour

Bali style

Bali style

Big Cheese

Gusti

Gusti

4K Cameras

4K Cameras

Thinking of buying a 4K camera?… Think again.

Storytelling

Storytelling

A website dedicated, not to camera gear, but to the art of storytelling. 2 Reel Guys…

Madonna wants to start a revolution

Madonna wants to start a revolution

Madonna’s ‘Secret Project’ in collaboration with New York photographer Steven Klien sees the light of day.

Canon 5D Mark III RAW hack

Canon 5D Mark III RAW hack

Magic Lantern RAW hack guide for your Canon 5D Mark III from LensRental.com

DSLR cine look made easy

DSLR cine look made easy

No more excuses about not having the right gear. David Kong shows you how with less.

Bill Viola video artist

Bill Viola video artist

In this interview Bill Viola reveals the creativity behind his visually stunning video installations.

Canon EOS C100 Cinema Camera

Canon EOS C100 Cinema Camera

Meet the Canon EOS C100 the baby brother of the C300. At half the price of the C300 this cinema camera rocks.

Roman Polanski Shoots Prada

Roman Polanski Shoots Prada

“Prada Suits Everyone” is the end phrase on the short shot by Roman Polanski for Prada and showcased at the Cannes Film Festival 2012.

Canon EOS C300 Real World Test

Canon EOS C300 Real World Test

How did the new Canon EOS C300 perform when it was put through its paces on a real production?

Canon EOS C300

Canon EOS C300

Do you find camera reviews boring? Then this Canon EOS C300 video might change your mind and get you to open your wallet again.

HD DSLR’s - Looking back 3 years on

HD DSLR’s – Looking back 3 years on

It has been a remarkable journey for HD DSLR cameras and it’s not over yet. One cinematographers perspective 3 years on…

Digital 16mm cinema camera

Digital 16mm cinema camera

New cameras keep on coming. Here is the latest to keep the competition on its toes. A DIGITAL 16mm cinema camera.

Canon DSLR to laptop – are your receiving me?

Canon DSLR to laptop – are your receiving me?

Why buy a monitor for your Canon DSLR when you can tether your laptop to your camera FREE.

Low budget, no budget movie

Low budget, no budget movie

Before calling “action” on your no budget movie take a moment to ask yourself if you are focusing on the right things.

Understanding lenses

Understanding lenses

For DSLR shooters moving from a fixed single zoom lens to a prime lens can be daunting. How do you choose the best lenses?

Don't mention the films sub-plot

Don’t mention the films sub-plot

Indian film director Shekhar Kapur talks about the creative process behind his films and how he finds inspiration.

Wings of desire iPhone style

Wings of desire iPhone style

No HD DSLR? Just an iPhone 4 in your pocket. No worries, you’re good to go.

Lights, camera... CollabraCam iPhone app

Lights, camera… CollabraCam iPhone app

Shooting a multi-camera video has never been easier. You just need four friends with iPhones and each loaded with the CollabraCam iPhone app.

Philip Bloom interview

Philip Bloom interview

Philip Bloom’s love affair with the video capable DSLR continues unabated despite shooting with pro video cameras. Watch the Philip Bloom interview.

Vimeo Film Festival redux

Vimeo Film Festival redux

The first Vimeo film festival last October in NYC brought filmmakers who are showing their best work online to the big screen.

Vincent Laforet announces his new iPad app

Vincent Laforet announces his new iPad app

Vincent Laforet has great iPad tips for photographers and talks to Marc Silber about his recently released iPad app.

Forgotten images come to life

Forgotten images come to life

By day she worked as a nanny in Chicago and on her days off she took photographs in the street with her Rolleiflex camera.

Truth about fast lenses

Truth about fast lenses

Depth of field is a hot subject and most of the talk is about shallow DOF and fast lenses. A HDDSLR shooter speaks out.

Academic movie mogul

Academic movie mogul

Can an academic make successful films? Meet Professor James Schamus of Focus Features who produced ‘The American’ starring George Clooney and learn his secret.

iPhone SteadiCam

iPhone SteadiCam

Get smooth with a Smoothee. Meet Steadicam’s answer for the iPhone. No more wobbly shots when you attach this little fellow to your iPhone.

How to fake a dolly shot

How to fake a dolly shot

Getting more bang for your buck helps low budget movies. Here’s how to fake a dolly shot without taking your camera off the tripod.

The HD DSLR story continues…

The HD DSLR story continues…

Ever wondered if one day HD DSLR’s will replace video cameras? One filmmaker and photographer posses a question in an attempt to answer this.

Fashion videos : fashion tool or fashion fool?

Fashion videos : fashion tool or fashion fool?

Fashion and video are natural bedfellows, so is it time to step off the catwalk and enter the exciting new world of fashion videos?

Panasonic shows off its DSLR killer

Panasonic shows off its DSLR killer

Everyone in the DSLR community has been waiting to see this camera, the Panasonic AF100 video camera, and it doesn’t disappoint.

Gone viral

Gone viral

What makes a successful advertising campaign go viral? One guy was filmed walking across America and the Ad became an internet success for Levi.

Whatever happened to the humble HD DSLR?

Whatever happened to the humble HD DSLR?

HD DSLR’s are now on the camera gear list of most movie sets thanks to a revolution that started with HD capable still cameras.

Recording quality sound on your iPhone

Recording quality sound on your iPhone

iPhone movies need great sound but your inbuilt mic won’t cut the mustard. Here’s what you will need to hook up an external microphone.

3D or not 3D that is the question

3D or not 3D that is the question

Hollywood sees $$$ signs with 3D movies, but some directors in Tinsel Town are questioning the sanity of some big studios love affair.

Hybrid Handycam with interchangeable lens coming your way soon

Hybrid Handycam with interchangeable lens coming your way soon

Sony’s NEX-VG10 interchangeable lens camcorder is jostling with high-end DSLR’s as the video companies are forced to compete head-to-head with DSLR’s.

“Do the best you can with what you have.” Says Vincent Laforet

“Do the best you can with what you have.” Says Vincent Laforet

Vincent Laforet speaks to cinema 5D about the equipment he uses and has some advice for photographers who want to move into shooting video.

Who says size doesn’t matter?

Who says size doesn’t matter?

Every year cameras seem to get smaller with higher resolution. The new iPhone has HD capability and surprising picture quality for its size.

DSLR's enter the main stream

DSLR’s enter the main stream

Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC is a master with HD DSLR cameras. Find out how he shot the US Navy Seals training commercial without retakes!

“Moto” images

“Moto” images

Greg Williams has shot Megan Fox and brought film star Daniel Craig to life on an electronic poster. But can he shoot a film?

Gear heads

Gear heads

Cine Gear Expo 2010 was held again in LA and Cinema 5D was there to show you all the latest HD DSLR camera gear.

Making waves

Making waves

What do you get when you cross UK video artist Isaac Julien and Chinese star Maggie Cheung? Ten Thousand Waves is what you get.

Every picture tells a story

Every picture tells a story

Film director Baz Luhrmann gets arty with a painter friend to tell a story not with film but with a Caravaggio-style narrative painting.

Get the ‘film look’ Picture profiles explained

Get the ‘film look’ Picture profiles explained

You’ve got the DOF you wanted from your HDDSLR and now you are working on getting the cinematic look for your movie. Here’s how…

‘Blue Velvet’ handbag

‘Blue Velvet’ handbag

The convergence of art and commerce continues with David Lynch’s new film for Christian Dior, Lady Blue shot in Shanghai starring Marion Cotillard.

"Content is King"

“Content is King”

No matter what equipment you use to shoot your movie what matters most is the story. Is it compelling enough to hold your audience?

Audio interview with HD DSLR guru Philip Bloom

Audio interview with HD DSLR guru Philip Bloom

Chris Jones, authour of the Guerilla Film Makers pocketbook, talks to HDDSLR guru Philip Bloom about the merits of shooting with HDDSLR cameras.

HD DSLR Cinema Online

HD DSLR Cinema Online

Learn the difference between shooting stills and video and the crew and equipment you will need to shoot your HD DSLR movie.

Shooting HD video on your HD DSLR

Shooting HD video on your HD DSLR

Want the ‘film look’? Then this simple guide to shooting video with your HD capable DSLR camera will get you up and running.

Carl Zeiss joins the HD DSLR party

Carl Zeiss joins the HD DSLR party

Carl Zeiss has developed a series of Compact Prime lenses that will fit directly to HDDSLR’s without adapters, giving greater focus and aperture control.

HD DSLR revolution gains momentum

HD DSLR revolution gains momentum

More and more video and film professionals are choosing HD DSLR cameras for their productions for reasons including DOF, form factor and high ISO.

Panasonic gets the HD DSLR community excited

Panasonic gets the HD DSLR community excited

Glimpse into the future. A new camera from Panasonic which promises everything that the HDDSLR has plus, more importantly, what it doesn’t have today.

The Talented Mr. Moby

The Talented Mr. Moby

Want to know where you can get music tracks for your film, video or short for free? FREE as in gratis, then read on…

GOtvSHOWTIME | HK

GOtvSHOWTIME | HK

Brings quality video solutions to the corporate market enabling companies to communicate and market to a worldwide audience using the Internet and streaming video.