The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the Hair in the Gate

Back in the days of shooting film, the expression “check the gate” came into being because hairs or build up of film emulsion scrapings would get caught at the bottom of the rectangular opening, the gate, that allowed light to pass from the lens onto the film. So after each successful take, the assistant camera person would “check the gate” to make sure all was good. Not withstanding this procedure, sometimes these rascally imperfections made their way through…

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While plenty of technical issues challenge the digital cinematographers of today, fortunately gunk in the gate is no longer one of them.

FIlmakr App Shoots Video Content for Inclusion Inside Another App:

A Digital Publishing Romance Novel Interactive Experience

Not that Filmakr doesn’t shoot content for broadcast tv and the web, but now we’re going to be included inside of a first-of-a-kind digital book app experience. Here’s a sweet photo from Tristan Pope making the Filmakr UI look as sexy as the model dude.

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Rocking the Beastgrip Pro and the Joby.

Filmakr Filter ‘Vilmos’: Magic Hour for iPhone Video

Coming in at the number four position in the Warm & Natural set, our video app filter Vilmos is a Filmakr LUT-based filter named after Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond that brings magic hour to your iPhone video. Read more