Inspiration

WEDNESDAY SHOWCASE: LeAnn Rimes music video shot on iPhone

Naturally, when music video director Ian Padgham was enlisted to shoot a memorable video for megastar LeAnn Rimes, he chose the very best video camera for the job – an iPhone. Wait. What? Yup! The new stop-motion music video for Gasoline and Matches was shot entirely on an iPhone 5S. Did Padgham use a top-notch camera app like FiLMiC Pro? Nope.

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Inspiration

WEDNESDAY SHOWCASE: Philip Bloom shows off 120fps on iPhone 5S

When the iPhone 5S hit the streets, YouTube continued to be flooded with the same crappy videos as always… but now, many of them were in slow motion. Crotch hits in slow motion. Dog licks in slow motion. Water pouring in slow motion. Enough! In this week’s Showcase, Philip Bloom uses his iPhone 5S to capture Tallinn, Estonia in glorious 120fps.

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Apps

Movie Magic Scheduling To Go is now FREE

Movie Magic Scheduling for Mac & Windows (the industry standard for budgeting film and television production) recently received a major update (to version 6). So, why am I sharing this info here? Because, while announcing their update, Entertainment Partners also declared that their companion iPad app, Movie Magic Scheduling To Go, has dropped from $29.00 to FREE! Yeah, you heard

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Apps

O.P.N. FOR DECEMBER 2ND, 2013

Welcome to another edition of Other People’s News. What follows are some of the more interesting info-nuggets I’ve recently spotted around the web-o-sphere. On his VJ Technology Blog, Glen Mulcahy offered up a super handy cheat sheet of iMovie gestures. He also discusses what I believe is the app’s best new feature: the ability to detach audio from existing video

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Apps

Black Friday Deals for Mobile Filmmakers

Found a few good Black Friday discounts for iPhone and iPad owning filmmakers. Who doesn’t love a bargain? Readdle is offering 50% off of PDF Expert for iPhone (now $4.99, regularly $9.99) and PDF Expert for iPad (now $4.99, regularly $9.99), both of which are excellent for reading PDF screenplays and filmmaking contracts. Photojojo.com is offering a nice discount on their Camera Table Dolly (now

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Gear

New Adjustable GLIF Tripod Mount fits nearly any Smartphone and Case

Studio Neat’s Glif, one of the very first and most popular tripod mounts for the iPhone, just received a major update.  The new model is adjustable, and will therefore work with nearly any size smartphone, with our without a case.  Rather than mount along the iPhone’s edge, like previous Glif models, the new Glif clamps down on the top and

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