Use OmniGraffle on iPad for camera and actor blocking

I’m a huge fan of OmniGraffle for Mac, and have been for as long as I can remember. Its primarily used to create flowcharts and logic diagrams. However, its intuitive feature set, and its ability to use custom graphic elements, makes it the perfect tool for designing overhead actor and camera blocking diagrams. So, naturally, when the […]


Final Draft for iPad has been Delayed until “a Later Date”

Looks like iPad owning screenwriters will have to wait a little longer before their Final Draft dreams come true. Final Draft, Inc. just sent out an email blast informing customers that the product has been delayed to an unspecified release date.


Animation Creator HD on iPad used to create Johnny Scribble

In case you were wondering if the iPad can be used to create original hand-drawn-style animations, I have your answer.  An animator by the name of Tyrel Bramwell has been using Red Software‘s iPad app Animation Creator HD to create a series called Johnny Scribble.  I’ve embedded an episode below for your dining and dancing […]


vWave-Lite turns iPad into virtual Color Correction control surface (FOR FREE!)

If you do your own color correction work in Apple’s amazing Color (part of the Final Cut Pro suite), you probably wish you owned a professional 3-trackball control surface. Sadly, those things can run thousands of dollars. But, if you already have an iPad, I’ve got some killer news for you! Tangent Devices, makers of professional post production […]


HandStand Case Perfect for iPads used on Set

Not all iPad cases are created equal. In fact, most are created craptacular. Fortunately, once in a while, a case comes along that really shines. And today, that shining case is the HandStand. Available for iPad 1 and 2 ($49.95), the HandStand allows users to strap their iPad to their hand — perfect for someone […]


FOLLOW-UP: SubCostume Custom Cases for iPad & iPhone

A few months back, I did a report from Macworld about custom iPhone and iPad cases from SubCostume. I thought it would be great for production companies to put their logos on their gear — a little self-promotion while you’re running around on set. While at Macworld, members of the press were given promo codes […]


Red Giant’s Noir Photo & Movie Looks Come to iPhone

I am a BIG fan of Red Giant Software. They publish a ton of incredibly useful desktop apps and plugins for filmmakers and motion graphic designers.  Now, I’m excited to report, they’ve introduced a couple iPhone apps that are sure to make mobile filmmakers happy: Noir and Movie Looks.  Both were designed (at least in part) […]


Streambox Live for iPhone is perfect for Mobile News Shooters

Don’t ask me for details about this one. I came across Streambox Live as I was running around, franticly looking for a convention center bathroom. That said, this app looks pretty nifty. From what I can tell, Streambox is a well known content management system for news organizations.  It looked like they had servers, capture […]

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