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Forum: The Lounge 11-12-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By AcousticAl
Wonder Woman - 3 cameras (A, B, and C) in the...

Wonder Woman - 3 cameras (A, B, and C) in the main unit, 2 cameras (A and B) in the second unit.
Thor: Ragnarok - 2 cameras (A and B) in the main unit, 3 in the second unit.
Forum: The Lounge 11-12-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By AcousticAl
Definitively? Absolutely? Without any...

Definitively? Absolutely? Without any uncertainty?

Who says that all modern fight scenes are shot with multiple angles?

Making a fight look seemless can be done with a single camera as it gives...
Forum: Cinematography/Lighting 11-11-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By AcousticAl
No, it is not still used professionally. It's...

No, it is not still used professionally. It's standard def which is now obsolete. And it's tape-based, which is a workflow less and less supported by NLEs.

Don't waste your time or your money.
Forum: The Lounge 10-20-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By AcousticAl
A quick google of the tripod model # shows that...

A quick google of the tripod model # shows that is has in-built remote control, and that cable is a Sony-proprietary connection.
...
Forum: Narrative 10-09-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By AcousticAl
I think deleting the thread is unnecessary. It's...

I think deleting the thread is unnecessary. It's still part of your learning experience, and can serve as a learning experience for other newbies.

You rely on text way too much, and it doesn't...
Forum: Hollywood 10-06-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,134
Posted By AcousticAl
"Highlander" (1986). I remember watching the...

"Highlander" (1986).

I remember watching the TV series in the 90s and it wasn't bad. I guess my brain translated that to loving the movie in the 80s. My wife and I were sitting around on a...
Forum: Cameras 10-05-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By AcousticAl
This is not about camera bodies. It's about...

This is not about camera bodies. It's about lensing. On a 2-cam shoot, of course there will be two different focal lengths. One will be wide, while the other will cover mediums or closeups. Two...
Forum: Cameras 10-04-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By AcousticAl
Do you need 4K? I'd guess probably not. The...

Do you need 4K? I'd guess probably not.

The differences between the two cameras are many: color science, image sensor size (APS-C is larger than Micro 4/3, but your larger sensor here is...
Forum: Cameras 10-03-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By AcousticAl
Why do you think you need two cameras, instead of...

Why do you think you need two cameras, instead of just one?

And if you need two cameras, why are you choosing such mismatched image sensors?
Forum: On The Set 10-02-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By AcousticAl
Take this is a lesson for anyone reading this...

Take this is a lesson for anyone reading this thread. If simulated crimes are involved, always - ALWAYS - alert others about the production. Including local law enforcement.
Forum: Post Production 09-24-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By AcousticAl
Just because he's on-cam doesn't mean one of the...

Just because he's on-cam doesn't mean one of the two guests isn't smacking one of the other mics around off-cam.

Look at her mic. Its clip has loosened and the mic has rotated to a strange angle....
Forum: Post Production 09-23-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By AcousticAl
It's handling noise as they move their mics...

It's handling noise as they move their mics around.
Forum: Cameras 09-23-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By AcousticAl
Keeping handheld shots stable without a gimbal...

Keeping handheld shots stable without a gimbal takes practice, but it's all about how many places your body comes in contact with the camera. A hand on the camera body is one. Add a hand on the...
Forum: Cameras 09-23-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By AcousticAl
Except that your recommendation falls well below...

Except that your recommendation falls well below what are two crucial aspects. It doesn't shoot anywhere near 50mbps and it cannot do 1080p60.
Forum: Cameras 09-22-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By AcousticAl
I've never been a fan of that design. It's bulky...

I've never been a fan of that design. It's bulky and clumsy. I like compact and streamlined.

At the most basic, even a MagicRig can lend enough support to smooth out some handheld shots:
...
Forum: Cameras 09-22-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By AcousticAl
The stabilization is the thing that's gonna make...

The stabilization is the thing that's gonna make this really hard to nail down. It just isn't too common in the DSLR world.

The Olympus has stabilization, but every sample I've seen shows that...
Forum: Cameras 09-21-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By AcousticAl
There it is! Okay, this is kinda the meat and...

There it is! Okay, this is kinda the meat and potatoes of it.

You gotta understand, lots of posters who start talking about their first feature films have high expectations and high hopes of...
Forum: Cameras 09-21-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By AcousticAl
Okay. I was asking because I had shops in...

Okay. I was asking because I had shops in Atlanta and Nashville in mind, but since you're not there anymore that's not going to help.



Not sure what the indie filmmaking community is like in...
Forum: Cameras 09-20-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By AcousticAl
Digital Single Lens Reflex. DSLR. Digital...

Digital Single Lens Reflex. DSLR.

Digital stills cameras (form factor of traditional 35mm photography cams) that also shoot HD video. Large image sensor, interchangeable lenses, can make great...
Forum: Cameras 09-20-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By AcousticAl
That's kinda the direction I was heading, but...

That's kinda the direction I was heading, but wanted to hear from him first what prompted him to choose the camcorder.
Forum: Cameras 09-20-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By AcousticAl
XF105 is an interesting choice for a feature. ...

XF105 is an interesting choice for a feature. When I read your original post, I thought you'd be renting something a bit... bigger. Like RED, or Alexa, or even a Canon Cinema series.

Just...
Forum: Cameras 09-19-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By AcousticAl
Renting is very common, even (especially) on the...

Renting is very common, even (especially) on the big-budget stuff. Not sure what Chattanooga has locally, but you're within a couple hours in a few directions of places that have good rentals.
Forum: Narrative 09-19-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By AcousticAl
Lavs can be much more trouble than they're worth...

Lavs can be much more trouble than they're worth if you don't have much experience.

Probably the most common error is mic placement, and the second most common is mic selection. These are the two...
Forum: Narrative 09-19-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By AcousticAl
Good writing, and I love how detailed you were on...

Good writing, and I love how detailed you were on some of the props and set design. I agree with sfoster that the white wall needs to be broken up. I'd also pull the couch off the wall a bit. Add...
Forum: Hollywood 09-16-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By AcousticAl
Again... If you would to this, you'd...

Again...



If you would to this, you'd discover that Bob Grey/Pennywise the Dancing Clown isn't human. It's a demonic shapeshifter that feeds off fear, especially kids, and reappears every...
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