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12
Aug

UberEATS “Free Food Friday” in Los Angeles

Posted by | August 12, 2016

Word is on the streets, that UberEats (our favorite on-demand food delivery service) will be celebrating “Free Burger Friday” on August 12th, 2016 from 5pm-9pm (estimated). *Edit* UberEats is again celebrating Free Burger Friday on December 2nd, 2016 from 2pm-3pm and from 5pm-6pm PST (Los Angeles). Not sure if this is also the case in […]

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07
Mar

Top 5 Online Marketing Trends to Watch in 2016

Posted by | March 7, 2016

This is the first post in an on-going series aimed at business owners who want to take control of their Internet marketing activities, as well as those looking to start an online business and work from home. Regardless of whether you are a brick and mortar storefront, or an Internet only business, growing your brand […]

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25
Nov

Ferndell Nature Walk – Griffith Park

Posted by | November 25, 2015

Ferndell (AKA Fern Dell) Nature Center is a little slice of heaven. Tucked away just off Los Feliz Blvd in the heart of Los Angeles, this hidden gem is a kid’s dream; from lush foliage and trails, to streams and aquatic life, this place has it all. Access is easy, and the location provides a […]

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19
Nov

Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BMCC) RAW Workflow

Posted by | November 19, 2015

The 12-bit uncompressed CinemaDNG 2.5K RAW files the BMCC shoots are a pleasure to grade. Getting the files into a format you can easily edit however, is not so straight forward. Adobe Premiere Pro CC can handle the CinemaDNG files natively, but even then, most systems (expect maybe those with a $2k+ RAID setup) will […]

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22
Jan

Ashland, OR Named Top Place to Live/Work as a Filmmaker

Posted by | January 22, 2015

If you are a filmmaker searching for the best city to live and work in, you’d probably start off with the usual suspects like Los Angeles, New York, Miami, and most recently, Atlanta. With production credits and tax incentives diverting many productions away from Hollywood, independent filmmakers and video production companies across the country are looking for new opportunities…

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17
Dec

Mt. Ashland To Open December 19th

Posted by | December 17, 2014

After being closed for more than 20-months, Southern Oregon’s favorite local ski resort announced they will be opening for the 2014-2015 on December 19th. Due to poor snow conditions, Mt. Ashland never opened for the 2013-2014 season, disappointing skiers and snowboards across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Thanks to cooler storms that recently moved through […]

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26
Nov

New Reese Witherspoon Movie ‘WILD’ Shot in Southern Oregon

Posted by | November 26, 2014

Residents of Ashland, OR will soon be able to see their beautiful little town on the big screen starting December 5th, 2014. Reese Witherspoon’s newest movie “Wild,” began filming in Ashland and other Southern Oregon landmarks in October 2013. While there was only one full day of shooting in Ashland, the film’s producers shot scenes […]

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02
May

DP7-PRO OLED Monitor Gets 3D LUTs/Real Time Color Correction

Posted by | May 2, 2014

SmallHD has been making waves in the pro video market ever since the release of their DSLR friendly DP4 monitors in 2011. Fast forward to NAB 2014, and the North Carolina based company is now offering offering custom 3D LUTs and real time color correction abilities on their DP7 series of high definition field monitors. […]

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09
Apr

Blackmagic URSA 4K Cinema Camera

Posted by | April 9, 2014

Blackmagic Design and founder Grant Petty dropped another bombshell, this time at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Not to be outdone by announcements at previous year’s NAB show, Blackmagic Design announced two new 4K cameras- The Blackmagic Studio Camera (BMSC), and the URSA. Both cameras feature a large (10″ – 1080p), integrated LCD screen […]

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23
Jan

Blackmagic Cinema Camera RAW Workflow [TEST]

Posted by | January 23, 2014

Shooting with a RAW capable camera is addicting, especially if you are coming from a DSLR background and are used to playing with the highly compressed 8-bit files DSLR’s produce. The Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BMCC) has been called a “Baby ALEXA” by many filmmakers/DPs, due in part to the fact one can shoot 12-bit 2.5K […]

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