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Not everyone who reads this site is working on a feature film. Many of you make a living by running a video production company, and for some this is the ultimate goal. Take on clients, build a business shooting/editing/producing, and be your own boss. NextWaveDV have launched a training course designed to help production companies make a living independently, and I’ve got a discount coupon code for it below. Also, they’re running a fundraiser for a neat new series, Film Scene, which will be “the show that takes scenes from your favorite movies and teaches you how to recreate them on an indie film budget.” More »

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If you’re more confident in your ability to shoot with a DSLR and audio recorder than you are in dealing with the resulting clips in post, the good folks at NextWaveDV have put together an audio post-production tutorial. Here, they demonstrate a manual audio synching approach using Premiere Pro, as well as using the great, massive time-saving plugin Pluraleyes. As evidenced by the “HDSLR 101″ moniker, this is pretty basic stuff, but it should be valuable for those getting their feet under them. Here’s the tutorial: More »

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ikan had one of the more visible booths at NAB thanks to the extremely bright yellow shirts worn by all of their reps, in conjunction with the plethora of LED lights lining the booth. I knew about their DSLR support systems, but I didn’t know that they’ve been expanding into all areas of production equipment, as they were showing off on-camera lights, table-top dollies, bags, and monitors — both of the on-camera variety (their $1k 1024×600 VX7e monitor won a Videomaker best in show award) and the studio kind, with their acquisition of the ultra high-end Cinemáge monitor line. More »

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I haven’t stopped by camera startup ikonoskop’s booth for more than a few seconds yet, because of their history of announcing a camera and not shipping it for years. But their new dII is apparently shipping in limited quantities now, and so I’ll definitely take a longer look — I will say that the images on their monitors looked great. The guys at NextWaveDV stopped by their booth to get the lowdown on the RAW-shooting (Cinema DNG), diminutive A-cam dII: More »