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Video thumbnail for youtube video Buck the Redneck Tech Shows You How to Install a GoPro Sensor Into a RED SCARLET - No Film School[Attention: this is not real.] There we go, with that out of the way, if you’ve got a RED SCARLET, but you’d like to put in a sensor that renders beautiful skin tones and can give you ultra slow motion, look no further than the GoPro. In the video below, Buck the Redneck Tech goes through the process of installing the GoPro inside the SCARLET, and you can follow along at home with your trusty RED and GoPro if you’d like. More »

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This is a guest post by Ryan E. Hoffman. Note: it contains NSFW content.

“If you build it, they will come.”
-Field of Dreams

Has a friend ever sent you a comedy clip on the web, and you thought something like, “I want to do stuff just like that!” or “That’s not that great. I could do better.” or EVEN “How do I do something like that?” The truth is simple: just get out and do it. Bust a move! My goal with this post is to give you a few tips, in layman’s terms, on how to create dynamic comedy web content and skip over a few of the mistakes that my fellow comedian Nick Ruggia and I made. That way, you can do it better and shoot your own hilarious web series or sketch. More »

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Have you ever found yourself holding an SLR lens in one hand and an iPhone in the other, thinking, “if only I could use these two together?” If so — really? — you’re in luck. The iPhone SLR Mount is exactly what it sounds like — a $250 adapter that allows you to use any Nikon or Canon mount SLR lenses with your iPhone. The two-piece device looks like this (lens not included): More »

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The Final Cut Pro X release has so many editors up in arms that one mocking video is not enough. Jeffrey Harrell cut this exploration of Final Cut Pro X’s (missing) features to emulate the trailer for The Social Network, using snippets of Steve Jobs’ own speech from WWDC ’97: More »

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Late night talk show host Conan O’Brien has a brave set of editors who aren’t afraid of unfamiliar workflows, as evidenced by their rapid transition to Final Cut Pro X. Here, members of Conan’s editing team show off the new magnetic timeline, title animation, audio synchronization, and color correction features of the much-debated program: More »

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Inspiration Studios, the same guys who brought us this humorous comparison of the ARRI ALEXA and RED EPIC, are back at it with a look at the high-end Cooke 5/i prime lenses. These aren’t lenses for DSLR or DIY filmmaking, but it’s an entertaining video (with a foray into NSFW territory): More »