1. we have five brand new tutorials coming your way in the next month, all brought to you by canon digital learning center. check out more great tutorials by us and others here:

    usa.canon.com/dlc

    upcoming tutorials include;
    EOS lens choice in a commercial film
    how to achieve and hold focus
    fast turnaround philosophy (SDE) and work flow
    color (in camera and post)

    the soundtrack is ascetic junkies // kansas city roadtrip instrumental. licensed through withetiquette.com

    # vimeo.com/26869155 Uploaded 161K Plays 80 Comments
  2. brought to you by the Canon learning center. check out more tutorials including the series we did last year at:

    usa.canon.com/dlc

    this tutorial takes a look at some some basic ideas for holding focus, some tips and tricks for shooting in the field, and devices you can use to assist with focus.

    // upcoming tutorials
    fast turnaround philosophy (SDE) and work flow
    color (in camera and post)

    the soundtrack is daniel dixon ‘NADUS 04C’. licensed through withetiquette.com

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  3. 6th October 2012 | Rich Mix Cinema

    Much acclaimed editor David Charap has worked across documentary and fiction genres. He has edited many Marc Isaacs documentaries and recently completed his The Road: A Story of Life and Death, which is due to premiere at this year's London Film Festival. He edited In the Land of the Free... directed by Vadim Jean and also fiction films from Pawel Pawlikowski's Last Resort and My Summer of Love to Terence Davies' The Deep Blue Sea. He brings a unique approach to editing documentary having successfully moved between fiction and documentary during his extensive and varied career.

    DocHouse's Craft of Documentary series
    Saturday 24th November 2012: CAMERA MASTERCLASS
    Saturday 19th January 2013: SOUND MASTERCLASS

    Get insight and inspiration from the UK’s eminent documentary practitioners as they discuss their work, style and practice.

    With special thanks to The Grierson Trust and Splice.

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  4. Most of this footage was shot with Patrick Gilmore in Hells Canyon, while working on a project for The Hells Canyon Preservation Council (vimeo.com/218353920).

    The edit originally came from our teaser video, "15 seconds in Hells Canyon", but I later expanded on it, creating this.

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  5. Now available on Video On Demand: vimeo.com/ondemand/lifeoffgrid

    Off-grid isn’t a state of mind. It isn’t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Officially, “off grid” refers to a home or town that is disconnected from the electricity and natural gas networks that serve a region. Living off-grid, therefore, means having to radically re-invent life as we know it. It means choosing to live in a way that is dramatically innovative: a way that draws on skills of the past and is inspired by concerns for our collective future.

    Life Off Grid explores the lives of Canadians in every province and who have made the choice to disconnect. The film explores the ways by which a variety of people, all with different environmental concerns and constraints, live away from contemporary civilization. It raises important questions about the future: questions about the struggles and successes found along our path towards a life that is environmentally and socially more sustainable. Off-grid homes are experimental labs for our collective future, an intimate look into unusual contemporary domestic lives, and a call to the rest of us leading ordinary lives to examine what we take for granted.

    Life Off Grid travels from west to east, from province to province and territory to territory, on a two-year journery exploring how and why Canadians disconnect from larger infrastructures. The film explores themes of motivation and inspiration, unpacks the challenges associated with regional climates and economies, and shows how people living off the grid deal with the everyday demands of heat, light, water, food, and waste.

    FIND US
    Instagram & Twitter: @lifeoffgridfilm
    Web: lifeoffgrid.ca

    ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS
    Director Jonathan Taggart is a Vancouver-based filmmaker, researcher, and an award-winning photojournalist. He is a PhD student at the Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability at the University of British Columbia, and a founding member of the Boreal Collective of Documentary Photographers.

    Producer Phillip Vannini is Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Public Ethnography and a Professor at Royal Roads University in Victoria, Canada. He is author/editor of ten books, including the recent Ferry Tales: Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada’s West Coast (Routledge, 2012).

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