Day: March 19, 2012


Should you upgrade to the New iPad? A filmmaker’s perspective.

I’ve been banging on Apple’s newest iDevice since Friday morning, and I’m ready to offer my answer to this burning question: Should mobile filmmakers run screaming to the nearest Apple store to grab the new iPad? Answer: Yes. There. I just saved you the trouble of scrolling to the bottom of this post. You’re welcome.  With that out of the way, let’s take a quick look at Cupertino’s latest offering. RETINA DISPLAY The most significant aspect of the upgrade is the iPad’s new Retina Display. It contains 4 times as many pixels as its predecessor, for a total resolution of

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Announcing the International Retro Film Contest for iOS filmmakers

Do you yearn to become the next D.W. Griffith? Are you itchin’ to release your inner Chaplin? Well, it’s time to unleash The Artist within you! Why? Because MacPhun, developer of Silent Film Director, has officially launched The International Retro Film Contest! You’ll find all the contest details below, but first let me tell you about the app that started it all. Silent Film Director for iPhone (currently $0.99, 50% off the normal $1.99) turns your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into an awesome retro-style movie camera capable of churning out footage that feels like it should be stored in a 90 year

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