Over the past three years I’ve had the pleasure to have some amazing guests on my podcast. Here are excerpts from some of the best.Read more "Best of Crossing the 180 – Part 1"
This blog post is for all of you interested in using the C300, but don’t necessarily have a broad video background. These are the little “gotchas” you should be aware of (particularly if you come from DSLRs).Read more "Canon C300 Tips for DSLR Filmmakers"
Today we have a podcast rewind with Austrian filmmaker Nino Leitner. Leitner is always on top of the latest and greatest gadgets. But who is the man behind that C300. If you’ve missed this podcast the first time around, you’re in for a treat.Read more "Who Is Nino Leitner and the C300"
The hoopla over Canon’s announcement gave me a revelation about my blog that turns out to be a great case study on setting yourself apart and the benefits.Read more "A Case Study in Setting Yourself Apart: This Blog"
November 3, 2011 was quite a whirlwind of a day for filmmakers all across the world. The stills camera manufacturer that unintentionally launched a new era in filmmaking with the 5D Mark II—Canon—made an announcement of a new camera body: the EOS C300. Today on the show we have one of the few filmmakers allowed […]Read more "Crossing the 180 #50: Vincent Laforet and the Canon C300"
Today we have the “head coach” of wedding filmmaking himself, Matt Davis. Some great business advice is to be had. So click through and be edumacated.Read more "Featured Filmmaker Friday – Matt Davis"
One of the touchiest debates you can get into with a filmmaker or photographer is what it takes to be considered a REAL filmmaker or photographer. So, let’s get into it!Read more "What Makes a Person a True Filmmaker, Photographer or Professional"
Back in the early 2000’s celebrity event filmmaker turned post-production house entrepreneur Paul Korver started shooting weddings on 35mm film. Yes, that’s right folks. He shot high profile weddings on the same super expensive film format that his movie star clients were used to being shot on for their films. Was it overkill for a […]Read more "Is This the Wedding Video Every Event Photographer Should Fear"
First, let me start by saying that my blog post title today is totally tongue-in-cheek. Just a provocative title to make a subtle point and not in anyway meant as an indictment against Vincent. In fact, it’s a testament to his groundbreaking work in DSLR filmmaking and the impact his little film “Reverie” has had. […]Read more "FCPX and the Death of Final Cut Pro 7 is All Vincent Laforet’s Fault (or Why I think FCPX is Aimed Squarely at Photographers)"
The firestorm of comments on my “haters gonna hate” post raised an issue that I think is prevalent in the industry: attacking one’s character or making an insinuation about one’s ethic without really knowing the person or their background. I’ve seen it done to others where I knew the background of the person attacked, and […]Read more "In Pursuit of the Truth"