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Who knew JELL-O gelatin was so beautiful?

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Shoot Better iPhone Video

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I am finding that an increasing number of clients are approaching me about working with video shot on one of their iPhones. Obviously, this is not ideal. But it is a reality of the world we live in.

If done well, video from an iPhone or Flip camera can be incorporated into corporate productions in a very effective way. To be done well, however, requires a bit of education on the part of the person doing the shooting. There are some very basic steps that can be taken to improve the quality of their iPhone videos.

J.R. Bookwalter at MacLife has put out a great post to help with this education. Check out his article here.

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Amazon Studios Offering Licensed Music for Free

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Amazon Studios is now offering its registered users a library of movie score and soundtrack music that may be used in test movies at no charge. There are 2,000 tracks to suit most any scene or mood, from comedy to thriller and from love to anger.

Amazon Studios holds a monthly contest for independent filmmakers who can upload test movies to the site. Filmmakers can now choose from these licensed music tracks to use in these films. From the Amazon Studios site…

“At Amazon Studios, test movies help filmmakers and writers get the feedback they need. Music is an important part of how test movies can evoke more engaged responses than scripts alone. Like good-quality sound and voice acting, music adds emotional resonance that keeps viewers ‘in the movie.’”

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