Blackmagic Design Presents: Behind-the-Scenes on the Portland Indie Feature “Pretty Broken” (User Article)

Posted by on Jul 24, 2018 in Articles, Blackmagic Design Presents, Featured, User Articles, User Content | 0 comments

When her father goes missing during a mountaineering expedition, Lindsey Lou (Jillian Clare) sets out to find him – only, she’s the least qualified candidate to do so. “Pretty Broken” follows Lindsey’s journey as she struggles with the loss of her father, and deals with how life and family can be challenging (and funny). Directed by Brett Eichenberger, the film recently premiered at Newport Beach Film Festival.

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Blackmagic Design Presents: Exploring “The Depths” of Filmmaking (User Article)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Articles, Blackmagic Design Presents, Featured, User Articles, User Content | 0 comments

“The Depths” blew audiences away at the Manhattan Film Festival where it won Best Feature Film. Telling the story of two men desperate for success, “The Depths” follows wannabe screenwriters Mickey Hansen (Patch Darragh, “Sully”) and Ray Ferguson (Michael Rispoli, “Sopranos”) who decide to fully explore the depths of murder and crime as part of their writing process.

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This is Meg: Capturing the Realities of Hollywood “Success” with Black Magic (Retrospective/Case Study)

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Articles, Behind-the-Scenes, Featured, Industry | 0 comments

Wrangling the monster that is the Hollywood movie industry is no small feat. Professional filmmaker Alex Ferrari has encountered his fair share of production headaches, from last-minute project cancellations to the notion that a successful film requires a massive budget and huge stars. With today’s technology on his side, Ferrari began planning for an entirely different kind of project.

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The Sport Cam Revolution: GoPros, Clones & iPhones (Article/Shootout)

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Articles, Cameras, Featured, MicroFilmmaking, Reviews, Reviews (Cameras), Tips | 0 comments

Last year, with the release of the film, Hardcore Henry (which was shot entirely with GoPro cameras in first person perspective), we decided that we were going to look at the different cost-effective sport and mobile cams on the market to see which ones were worth investing in for our readers. The gold standard in this market has been GoPro, who kindly provided us with one of their HERO4 Black cameras for this extended research article...

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