Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Ed Burns' "Newlyweds" shot on the Canon 5DMKII

< I watched Ed Burns' "Newlyweds" last night on Amazon Instant Video.  No rolling shutter or moire complaints from a $9k movie shot on the 5DMKII.  It's all about story.  Three lenses, natural light, and Twitter--get ready for the American New Wave.  Check it out for $3.99 VOD.


Also, check out this article about Ed and his use of Twitter.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Philip Bloom reviews the new Canon C300 camera



< Filmmaking guru Philip Bloom has released his review of the new Canon C300 camera.  Well done, PB.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Filmmaker Eddie Burns getting it done with VOD

< The LA Times has posted a great article on filmmaker Ed Burns, and his DIY Video-On-Demand distribution strategy.  He shot "Newlyweds" with the Canon 5DMKII for $9,000, and hopes to make a chunky profit from VOD.

Here's another article on how he shot it, and used Twitter to involve his fan base.

Follow Ed on Twitter: twitter.com/edward_burns.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Movie: FOUR LIONS - Bad Guys Doing Bad Things Made Funny




< After missing it at several festivals, I finally caught "Four Lions" the other day.  This U.K.-based import is truly one of the funniest films I've seen in years, and I highly recommend it.  It's full of awesome quotes, too numerous to list.  Squat jogging, wookie or bear, SIM card eating, etc...

For more information on Film4 Productions CLICK HERE.