My apologies! I clearly suck at updating my own blog. Been so busy lately. Here are the last three episodes of Motorz, in reverse order. The season finale (S05E12, episode #74) is the first one listed. We start filming S06 soon!
New episode of eHow Auto Center now online! Check out “Ceramic Coated Headers”
Inspirational video time!
My new episode is now online! Learn how to wrap a vehicle! You can watch it in its entirety below, but be sure to check out the show notes page for more info![Motorz TV]
Enable AirPlay printing from all your iOS devices with all of your current printers!
After researching AirPlay-compatible printers (or lack thereof), I stumbled upon a different solution that works with your existing printers. The software is called FingerPrint that runs on your Windows or Mac desktop to act as an AirPlay host, and it works great!
Free 7 day trial, just 10 bucks–far cheaper than buying a new printer, and ... (more)
One of my all time favorite movies, “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy” starring Will Ferrell from 2004 is making a comeback! The sequel was announced today on the Conan show.
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 anywhere overhead (within ... (more)
It’s amazing what you can do these days with a limited production budget and some knowledge… including producing a national TV show.
Technology, within regard to video production, is an amazing thing. It’s constantly improving on a weekly basis on all fronts, including hardware and software. If you don’t stay in touch with the changes you are not doing yourself any favors. I can vouch for this with my own ... (more)
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!
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 top-of-the-line DSLR. What? You ... (more)
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]... (more)
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]... (more)