DV Rebel’s Guide comes to the iPad and Kindle

Like most directors, my shelves are lined with books about film theory, story structure, shot construction, and production techniques.  Among my favorites are Lew Hunter’s Screenwriting 434, Hitchcock’s Notebooks, Rebel Without a Crew by Robert Rodriguez, and Christopher Vogler’s The Writer’s Journey. Yup, I’ve bought a LOT of books for myself over the years.  But, […]

Use your Kindle as a teleprompter

Image this… you’re relaxing comfortably in a lounge chair, reading a favorite ebook on your Kindle.  When suddenly, a video shoot breaks out right in front of you!  Making matters worse, the on-camera talent can’t remember his/her lines!  What a horrible (though incredibly unlikely) turn of events! Thank goodness you’ve got your Kindle on hand! […]

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