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First Images from The Blackmagic Cinema Camera

by: Alex Flemmings on

Isn't She lovely?

The days seem to be agonizingly long until the guys at Blackmagic Cinema release this attractive piece of gear in the hands of anxious cinematographers. In case you just came back from NASA's Mars/Rover Mission (aka WALL E), then heres what you missed. 

Blackmagic Cinema Camera features a high resolution sensor with wide dynamic range so it’s perfect for independent film, television commercials and episodic television production. DaVinci Resolve software for Mac™ and Windows™ is included so you can work at the highest quality and get the best results. Blackmagic Cinema Camera is both affordable and a complete solution because it includes a built-in recorder and monitoring, so it’s perfect for displacing video-only cameras for work such as sporting events, weddings, music videos and more! 

 So heres " Pieces" of the first footage from this Cinema Camera tests from John Brawley. You can comment directly on the timeline of the video. Tell us what you think!


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Top 5 Ultimate Film & Television Production Apps

by: Marjon Edwards on

There are many apps today that are great tools for filmmakers. We have compiled a small list of the most outstanding apps that turn your iOS device into a useful filmmaking tools. Some of these apps work surprisingly great, some are extremely accurate and some are beginning to set new standards in digital filmmaking and television production. Needless to say, an app won’t make you a better filmmaker, television or content producer, but in the hands of a professional, it could aid to achieve extreme efficiency. 

So here is our top 5 picks for the ultimate digital film and television production apps. 

Hitchcock (Storyboard Composer) 

This app from Cinemek® is a mobile app storyboard composer designed for Directors, Directors of Photography, Producers, Writers, Animators, Art Directors, film students and anyone who wants to be able to visualize their story. 

Artemis Artemis

Artemis Artemis is a digital directors viewfinder for the iPhone. Designed with both cinematographers and directors in mind, Artemis works in much the same way as a traditional directors viewfinder, though much more accurately and much more conveniently. 

FiRe Field Recorder

With a nice rubbery case and the appropriate extension or adapter, your iPhone transforms in a bonafide field recorder. Fire was created specifically to be a field recorder for the iPhone. 

pCam Film and Digital Calculator

pCam Film and Digital calculator is a Motion Picture and Still Photography calculator that calculates depth of field, field of view, focus splits, hyper-focal distance, exposure compensation, running time, HMI safe speeds and shutters, color correction filter and much more.  

pCam 

ProPrompter 

This app allows you to use your iPhone or iPod touch as a smooth scrolling professional teleprompter. Scripts can be loaded via email copy/ via the FREE ProPrompter Producer site for unlimited script management and greater security than email or local networks. The best feature of this app that we have tested is the ability to control multi devices  remotely.  

We want hear how you feel about our picks, so please leave a comment below. With this, we leave you with the always entertaining Ryan Connolly from Film Slate and Film Riot, on the Revision 3 channel giving you his list of the Best iPhone Apps for Filmakers! 


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