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Artemis Directors Viewfinder hits 3.0

They grow up so fast.  It seems like only five months ago, that our favorite virtual viewfinder turned 2. Oh wait… it was only five months ago! And 3.0 has already hit the app store? Yup! And it looks like the new version number is fully warranted! This new iteration of Chemical Wedding’s Artemis Directors Viewfinder adds an often requested feature: The ability to add your own cameras to the list of supported gear. Simply put, if Artemis doesn’t already support your camera, you can take a few simple measurements and add the camera yourself. You can even share your

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Bento is ready for iPad

Earlier this week, MacRumors reported that Bento, the much-loved database app, will be making its way to the iPad platform. If you’re like me, that’s spectacular news! I rely on the iPhone version of Bento, and maintain databases for Projects, Crew, Equipment, Locations, and Casting. Like Bento for the iPhone, the iPad version will operate as a stand-alone database manager, but it can also sync beautifully with the Mac version. This app has been removed from the App Store

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How to edit video on the iPad. Step 1: get Video on the iPad

There’s no doubt that we’ll be editing video on the iPad in the very near future. Nexvio’s ReelDirector has already brought video editing to the iPhone, so it’s just a matter of time before the iPad gets the royal treatment. But, unlike the iPhone, the iPad has no built-in camera.  So, we’re going to need some other way of importing our footage. Introducing some other way.

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Notes from the Final Draft for iPad Focus Group

When Final Draft announced that they were coming to the Apple iPad, there was an explosion of buzz, rumor, and speculation. Along with the initial report came an invitation from Final Draft to anyone wishing to help beta test the app.  Naturally, I dropped everything and signed up. Just days later, I received an invitation to participate in a Final Draft for iPad focus group. Needless to say, I was eager to get involved. That focus group was held at 10am this morning in Sherman Oaks, CA.  And, I’m happy to report that it generated a very productive and promising

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Mindmeld Reviews Panavision’s PanaScout

Panavision recently released PanaScout, an iPhone app to help you with location scouting.  We were planning on doing our own review, but Paul Leeming beat us to the punch.  He has posted a nice-n-concise review on his new blog, Mindmeld.

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Final Draft for iPad looking for Beta Testers!

Attention screenwriters! It appears the industry standard screenwriting app is on it’s way to the Apple’s new iPad.  And want to know the best news?  They’re already looking for beta testers! Think you’ve got what it takes?  Well then, grab your bug zapper and head on over to the Final Draft iPad Beta Signup page. Currently, there’s no indication of WHEN the beta will be launching.  After I signed up, I got this simple message: Thanks for your interest in the Final Draft iPad application. You’ll hear back from us as soon as there’s more information on its availability.

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The HHH Directory Keeps on Growing

If you haven’t already checked out the HHH Directory, Now would be a swell time! Why? Because we’ve just added another 20 apps and accessories, pushing the total to well over 200! That’s a whole lot of awesomeness! If you’re a Media Maker with an iPhone, iPod Touch, or other mobile device, go spend a few minutes poking around the Directory. We’re sure you’ll find some cool tools to improve your workflow.  Have fun!

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PocketLD turns 2

Is that a lighting director in your pocket or are you just happy to key me? Thank you! Thank you! Try the veal! Tip your waitress! Goodnight! With the world’s greatest joke out of the way, I’m happy to tell you that version 2.0 of Zinman Software’s PocketLD has just hit the app store. In a nutshell, this app helps lighting pros calculate FC/LUX and Beam/Field diameters for a ton of fixtures and lamps.  And if you understood that last sentence, I bow to your wisdom.

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Apps and Accessories from our SuperMeet Presentation

BIG thanks to everyone who came to last Friday’s SuperMeet! It was an amazing day. We met all sorts of great people coming to the HHH Showcase table. And, I had a TOTAL BLAST on stage during the main event. If you were a part of that audience, thanks for making it easy. You were awesome! If you tried watching the live feed, then you know that they were having some technical issues during my presentation. I was the victim of bad timing. There was no video for most of it, and the end got clipped off. LAME. But, I believe

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pCam on sale during Sundance Fest

Bummed you can’t make it to the Sundance Film Festival? Yeah… us, too. Well, it’s time to wipe those tears away, crawl out from the shadows, and put on some clothes because I’ve got good news: David Eubank, our newest sponsor, has just announced that pCam will be on sale during the Sundance Fest. He’s cut $10 off the price (from $39.99 to $29.99). If you’re not familiar with pCam, it’s a very powerful on-set calculator for anybody who works behind the camera. Want to know more?  Click here to read our interview with Mark Doering-Powell, a Cinematographer who’s been relying

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