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Sure, we’re all a bunch of gear junkies, but in some ways we know, a camera is a camera is a camera. It’s just as important for every production to have a good (or at least decent) concept, and therefore, a good reason to use one camera over the other! From scrapping a 3D production to saving up for six years to buy a RED EPIC, the excerpts below from a handful of different, but very talented, SXSW filmmakers are centered around one question: what did you shoot on and why? More »

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3D is somewhat of a controversial topic here, with no shortage of comments both lauding and decrying the third dimension. While I’m not a huge fan of where 3D is today, we’re only scratching the surface of what displays are capable of. Regardless, shooting 3D today requires an entirely new skillset from shooting 2D, and cinematographers and directors have to basically re-learn how to shoot. Video guru Adam Wilt has an in-depth post on learning to shoot with Panasonic’s AG-3DA1 3D camcorder, as he recently attended createasphere’s $795 3D workshop; his notes are invaluable for anyone thinking about shooting 3D. More »

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Panasonic’s been showing off their 3D AG-3DA1 camcorder lately, and last month’s DV Expo was no exception. Here’s an interesting look at the camera’s 3D convergence adjustment in action, and some 3D demo videos to watch (if you have 3D glasses, that is): More »