Filmmaking tips from a legend – Interview with Francis Ford Coppola

THREE RULES

1) Write and direct original screenplays

2) Make them with the most modern technology available

3) Self-finance them

EOSHD takes a look at Francis Ford Coppola’s approach to filmmaking with the help of the 99%

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Converge Festival 2011 blog

Converge came around for 2011 last week and it was interesting to see both from a creative filmmaker perspective, and from a business point of view where DSLR video is at and more importantly where it is heading. It was also great to finally meet Kevin Shahinian, and to catch up with other key people in the resistance like Philip Bloom, Joe Simon, Robin Schmidt and Sam Morgan Moore amongst others. Great to meet you all.

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New EOSHD Facebook presence and mini-blog

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Since Twitter is info-bombardment-madness, things get sunk very quickly on there. I going to move a lot of the EOSHD mini-blogging to a Facebook page. Befriend me here and ‘like’ the new EOSHD page. Or else!

The first mini-blog is about Canon’s 3 year product cycle for the 5D and 1D series and why it is all wrong in the new era of fast moving consumer electronics. At least the 5D Mark 3 will be cutting edge when it finally does hit.

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Video interview with Shane Hurlbut, ASC and 5 reasons why DSLRs are here to stay

Dailey Pike has just shot a interview with cinematographer and DSLR shooter (he also does a few Hollywood films like Terminator Salvation on the side) Shane Hurlbut.

Check out Shane’s latest blog here, about the Kessler Crane CineSlider

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