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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Solid Camera Ultimate Odyssey 7Q Solution

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Arri SMB-1

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: AJA CION

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Kessler UniDrive/Parralax

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Andra Motion Focus

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Wooden Camera

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Timecode Buddy

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

**note** I apologize for the delay in these posts, I’ve been battling WordPress back-end bugs.**

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Letus Helix 3-Axis Stabilizer

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: The Padcaster

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Cineo Matchstix Lights

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: PAGlink Batteries

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Emotimo

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

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Post NAB 2014 Spotlight: Airbox Lights

Now that the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas is over it’s time to do some coverage! Starting on April 11th and going until the end of the month I will be doing a spotlight on what was good at the show. Each day I’ll focus on something new that I saw. *note* These are being released in no particular order*

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Adventre: Our Journey Back to San Francisco

This post is reblogged from Loretta Robinson on Creatively Driven. Check out our return to San Francisco to Chicago.

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Adventre: Our Journey Back to San Francisco.

 

CHI>SF>LA>SF

This is just a quick update. Most of you already know that Loretta and I have left Chicago. The last part of my MFA program send us to LA, which is where I am now. I made a pit stop in San Francisco to get...

CHI>SF>LA>SF

This is just a quick update. Most of you already know that Loretta and I have left Chicago. The last part of my MFA program send us to LA, which is where I am now. I made a pit stop in San Francisco to get...

The Moving Day From Hell

If you know me, or have been following my blog at all, you probably already know that Loretta (lorettamaydesign.com) and I are moving back across the country from Chicago to San Francisco (read about our move to Chicago here: widenmedia.com).

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Wide Open Camera GoPro Mount Review

Jared (@goforjared) from Wide Open Camera (wideopencamera.com) was looking for a few people to test out the new Wide Open Camera GoPro Mount, so I gladly volunteered. I already had the Combat Cage (review here: widenmedia.com) so I was excited to see what the new mount would be like.

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The Secret to Business Success is…

Hi There,
This is Loretta Robinson writing to you from LorettaMay Design and Creatively Driven. I’m a designer, blogger, and branding nut. I love branding; It’s my life blood. Where you guys might get all tingly over using a Red or some fancy schmancy gear, I get that way over branding.

I’m here today to let you in on Jeremy’s secret to success. Aside from being an extremely hard-working, very knowledgeable, and well liked by everyone, Jeremy started off with a really strong brand. Who branded him? Well me of course!

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iPhone Lens Set Review

A while back I was interested in using my iPhone for taking nice stills while on the go and wanted to get some lenses for it, because why not? I found this set of 3 lenses on Amazon (amazon.com) for … .50 with shipping. They were cheap enough that if they didn’t work it was no harm no foul. But luckily, the set was worth the minimal investment.

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Monthly Inspiration: Parkour

Monthly Inspiration is a blog series that’s about what inspires me; filmmakers, styles, actors, scripts… each month, I’ll cover one new piece of inspiration. Hopefully I can turn you on to something that will inspire you as well.

For the last few installments of MI I’ve focused on actors and directors. I wanted to turn to something else for this month, and I can think of few other things in my life that are as influential as parkour. Parkour is a sport that is defined by its fluid movement, grace, strength, and conditioning. Originally started in France, and technically classified as a martial art, parkour has taken roots across the globe, including in the US.

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Behind The Scenes: Branding and Marketing “The Jog” Film

This post is being reblogged from Creatively Driven, the personal blog of Loretta Robinson. View it on her page here: http://www.creatively-driven.com/behind-scenes-branding-and-marketing-jog-film/#

 

Happy Tuesday everyone!

I’m excited to share with you the behind the scenes of a work in progress project with Jeremy Widen on his thesis film “The Jog”. While working with Jeremy, I’ve learned so much about the film making process and find it absolutely fascinating.

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Klondike Mini-Series Review

In early 2014 the Discovery Channel embarked on a completely new endeavor: scripted narrative television. Until Klondike (imdb.com) premiered in January of 2014 the network had never had scripted narrative. Due to the success of original programming on AMC, HBO, and through Netflix, other channels that have been known to not have scripted shows (IE: History Channel’s Vikings (imdb.com), Hatfields and McCoys (imdb.com), and now Klondike) are trying the format out. The question is, “Has the Discovery Channel succeeded with Klondike? And will they create more new content now that the mini-series is completely aired?”

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Ikan IFB-1024 LED Light Review

Going into production of my Columbia College thesis film, The Jog (facebook.com), I knew I was going to be needing something a little different for lighting.

Most of the film takes place outdoors, which means using natural light or having a generator. We wanted to have lights for making the punch ins easier, but also didn’t want to hassle with running lines and dealing with noise from the generator; meaning that our lights had to be battery-powered. The first thing that came to mind were LED panel lights.

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Monthly Inspiration: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Monthly Inspiration is a blog series that’s about what inspires me; filmmakers, styles, actors, scripts… each month, I’ll cover one new piece of inspiration. Hopefully I can turn you on to something that will inspire you as well.

I was trying to figure out who to choose for this months MI post. Then on January 6th, my youtube, facebook, and twitter exploded with something that I had been anticipating for a while, hitRECord on TV (hitrecord.org); and it hit me, “Why have I NOT done an MI on Joseph Gordon-Levitt (JGL)?” So, in honor of the actor/director/producer/singer/musician/artist/awesome guy, January’s Monthly Inspiration is all about Joseph Gordon-Levitt (imdb.com).

Special Camera Service GoPro Jib Review

I got my hands on the Special Camera Service GoPro Jib (specialcameraservice.com) a few months ago, and I finally got around to testing it. I purchased it at the pre sale price for , but it’s currently at , plus tax and shipping.

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Update: The Jog is Shot!

This post is roughly a month overdue, but here it is. The Jog is completely shot and in the can! We wrapped our last day of production on December 14th and it was quite a journey. Here’s a quick update on the process.

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Monthly Inspiration: Ron Howard

Hey everybody. It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and even longer since it wasn’t The Jog (facebook.com/thejogfilm) related. The semester was grueling, and we’re almost done shooting my thesis, so I thought it’d be a great time for a new MI post. And to welcome back the series, I couldn’t think of anyone better than the amazing Ron Howard (imdb.com).

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Meet the Cast of The Jog

Nothing sells the way a film comes out better than how the characters are portrayed. And in The Jog (facebook.com/thejogfilm) the acting becomes even more important. We have 7 speaking roles, but only 2 actors. Casting became an extremely pivotal piece of making The Jog come out great. We hired Casey Vickers (caseyvickers.com) as our casting director, and she brought us some awesome candidates.

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