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The 8-Foot Ceiling Mounted DIY Camera Slider

We shoot Motorz with a limited crew, and sometimes I'm even flying solo. Filming a 22-minute (half hour format) television series on a budget has its challenges, but they are so much fun to work around it's part of the game. Take for example my recent challenge. I wanted to be able to ceiling-mount one of our three Canon 60D DSLRs so I could position a camera ...

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YouTube Creator Playbook v2

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TV Show Production on a Budget

It’s amazing what you can do these days with a limited production budget and some knowledge... including producing a national TV show.

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Twitter and TV/online Video Integration Tips

http://vimeo.com/29058159

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The HD HERO2: Just Wow!

What an amazing update to the tiny helmet cam: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUEZCxBcM78 [GoPro]

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Motorz TV: How-To Machine a Chevy 350 V8 Small Block Engine

This is the latest episode of Motorz TV (our 64th!) and in this episode we walk through the entire process of machining a block (our Chevy 350 small block V8), from start to finish. There are also some fun segments in this episode (Partz and Letterz). Be sure to watch all the way to the end to catch the bloopers, too!

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Canon 1D X DSLR Reveals Continuous Video Recording

If a 61-point autofocus and an ISO range up to 204,800 doesn't make you giddy, how about the fact that videographers can now record up to 30 minutes (actually 29 minutes and 59 seconds) in one 4GB file--and when that fills up, it automatically starts a new one? Yes, continuous recording is now here with the introduction of the new Canon 1D X ($6800), Canon's new ...

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Portal: No Escape (Live Action Short Film by Dan Trachtenberg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4drucg1A6Xk [deadline]

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My Interview for EventDV Magazine

An article was published today online and in print by Kyle Oliver in one of my favorite magazines, EventDV. It is an extremely comprehensive look at the past and present Motorz TV and how I brought it to life. It includes a detailed list of equipment and software used to produce the show, and a whole lot more. Please check it out online, or in print! [Motorz TV]

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Motorz TV: Chevy Small Block Teardown

Motorz Season 5 has just begun and the first episode went online today at Noon! Check it out and learn how to tear down a Chevy 350 V8 small block engine in order to get it ready for machining, then rebuild! And for those playing along with my blog here, note that this was edited completely using Final Cut Pro X (version 10.0.0). [Motorz TV]

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Final Cut Pro X: iPad as a Second Display

While editing another episode of Motorz tonight for Season 5 using Apple Final Cut Pro X, I wondered how well the support for a second display was. Not having one hooked up to my Mac Pro, I decided to try using my iPad. I already had the Air Display app installed, but I never tried it with FCPX. Continue reading “Final Cut Pro X: iPad as a Second Display&...

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Motorz TV 5th Season Premieres This Fall

New season of the hit car show “Motorz” premieres on national television later this month. San Diego, CA, September 2, 2011 – Back on the air again for its fifth season, Motorz TV (www.motorz.tv), presented by the Sears Blue Tool Crew and AMP Research, is rolling up its sleeves and breaking out the Craftsman® tools, wheeling out the floor jacks, and ...

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Final Cut Pro X: Retiming Tutorial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zh-ziTVQnM This is an excellent Final Cut Pro X retiming tutorial that shows you how to: Reverse a clip Rewind a clip (instant replay) Speed ramp a clip Slow motion It's amazing what "X" can do and how easy it is! [steevepatrick]

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Interesting new way to do a green or blue screen

http://vimeo.com/28390219 ReflecMedia LiteRing and Chomatte Here's some cool new tech for DSLR videographers. ReflecMedia's LiteRing paired with their Chromatte glass-beaded backdrop is a portable green (or blue) screen solution. Separate lighting for the backdrop is not needed as standard chromakey setups require. Only downsides are that you cannot use a ...

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Solution to Apple Bluetooth Interference Issues

Ever since I changed my desktop computer from a Macbook Pro to a Mac Pro, my three Apple bluetooth input devices started encountering sporadic interference issues. My wireless keyboard would often lose connection or experienced slow or lost keystrokes. And both my Magic Mouse and my Magic Trackpad would exhibit "drunken" behavior including slow or jumpy cursor ...

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