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  1. The Ultimate Filmmaker's Watch by Yes


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    When filming outdoors and working with the sun, time is essential. Knowing when magic hour is will add a beautiful dimension to your work and it couldn't be easier with a watch from Yes. Beautiful…

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    • What Can We Learn From This Photo of Scarlett Johansson


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      John Hess discusses the visual language of this sexy Scarlett Johansson photo by Mario Sorrenti and how you can approach the images you see on FilmmakerIQ and other sites. Page for Photo: http://filmmakeriq.com/2012/09/what-can-we-learn-about-filmmaking-from-this-scarlett-johansson-photo/

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      • The Most Important Piece of Equipment You Can Own.


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        This is the story of how a piece of equipment I purchased for a film two years ago saved my house and my home. We have a list of film set safety guidelines for large productions and small ones…

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        • DIY Inline Dimmer


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          John Hess demonstrates how to wire up an inline dimmer to help control the strength of your lights. Keep in mind that most lights "warm up" when you dim them and unless a CFL says it's…

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          • film·mak·ing | de·fined


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            This is what Filmmaking means to us. http://FilmmakerIQ.com

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            • EXCLUSIVE: Blackmagic Answers Your Questions about Their New Cinema Camera


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              It has been awhile since a new camera has caused as much buzz as the new Cinema Camera by Blackmagic Design. The fact that it has not even been released yet has not stopped passionate opinions from…

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              • How to Solder XLR Connections to make a new XLR cable


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                Did you bust an XLR cable? Need to make a new one? Here's a demonstration on how you can solder new XLR heads on an XLR cable.

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                • What Does This Have to Do With Filmmaking? (the Wrap)


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                  Remove the blinders and look at filmmaking from a holistic viewpoint - art and meaning come from all sources and John explains his feelings about losing his father and how that informs his filmmaking.

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                  • The Most Interesting Filmmaker You Never Heard Of (the Wrap)


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                    John Hess covers the life and times of Sessue Hayakawa, Hollywood's first sex symbol in the silent era and probably the most interesting independent filmmaker you never heard of. And we cover…

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                    • Marvelous Night for a Super Moondance with Our Friends Around the World (video only)


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                      Saturday night we tried an experiment on Facebook where we asked everyone to go outside and take a picture of the “Super Moon,” then send them to us. It was a complete failure. Not one…

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                      • Battle of the 5Ds MkII vs MKIII - a Completely Unscientific-Real-World Test


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                        Does the new iteration of the 5d stomp out its older brother? We put to the cameras to a test in a head to head at NAB2012 in a real world duke-it-out test. No charts, no controls and slightly hung-over...…

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                        • An Interview with the filmmakers behind Virgin Alexander


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                          The first podcast of 2012 sees John Hess interviewing husband and wife filmmakers Charlotte Barrett and Sean Fallon on their movie Virgin Alexander.

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