Canon C100 MKII Now Available at ARC!

Check out the new addition to our Digital Cinema inventory: The Canon EOS C100 Mark II Canon is pleased to introduce the Canon EOS C100 Mark II Digital Video Camera, the latest non Cinema EOS line edition to the Canon Cinema EOS line of professional Super 35mm 8.3 megapixel CMOS cameras and the second generation version […]

#TFF2014: Filmmaker, Andrew Disney’s On Directing

In an insightful post by TribecaFilm.com, Andrew Disney On ‘Intramural’, Test Audiences and Why Film School Matters, director Andrew Disney offers great advice to filmmakers everywhere.  Here are just a few snippets we thought were key when developing a career in the film industry: “I think it depends on what kind of films you’re making, […]

Developing The Budget For Your Film

Here’s some advice for you filmmakers out there.  When it comes to creating a budget for your project there are many obstacles you will encounter.  Collecting numbers and figuring out how much things will cost is one thing but in the end your goal is to present a comprehensive business plan that investors will appreciate. […]

Train Yourself on the Alexa Simulator

As the list of this year’s list of Oscar nominees  will attest, the Alexa really is becoming the go to camera for digital cinema.  Since the Alexa is typically reserved for higher budget productions, it can be difficult to get hands-on time with the camera.  To give budding cinematographers a leg up Arri has released […]

ARCommunity #FF: Alexander (Sandy) Chase, Filmmaker – “Transcendence”

This week’s Featured Filmmaker #FF is Alexander (Sandy) Chase.  Sandy is a very passionate filmmaker.  In the past he has worked as an editor, a writer/producer for science material, and often wears the producer hat when working with his clients.  “But for the last 2 years I do whatever needs to get done.  A lot […]

4K for 3K: Blackmagic Does It Again!

Blackmagic Design announced that they will finally start shipping the 4K Production Camera that debuted six months ago. But in what seems to be a Blackmagic tradition the price has been dropped by a thousand dollars! For those of us who remember Red‘s long forgotten promise of 3K for 3K this is a really special day! […]

Will NOT Work for Beer – Essential Tips for Emerging Freelancers

Starting your career in freelancing can be overwhelming.  Your main goal is to not only get hired but to continually do so.  Below are a few tips I’ve offered and received from the various people I’ve worked with over the years.  I hope they come in handy for you too. 1.  “I’m booked” sounds more […]