Camera Menu Simulators Learn how to use the menus settings on these common cameras with camera simulator apps. You can practice these on your down time to get better at working the cameras before getting onto set. RED Camera Menu Simulator https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/donna/id938319301 Alexa Camera Menu Simulator https://www.arri.com/en/learn-help/learn-help-camera-system/tools/camera-simulators/alexa-mini-camera-simulator Amira Camera Menu Simulator https://www.arri.com/en/learn-help/learn-help-camera-system/tools/camera-simulators/amira-camera-simulator Panavision Camera Menu […]
Working in Las Vegas Hotels Whether you live in Las Vegas, or you are a visitor coming in from out of town, here are some valuable tips that will save you some time for filming in and around Las Vegas, Nevada. Please read, as these are city specific tips that may help you get around […]
Easy Sheet – Sony F55 Initial Settings Checklist Here is the list to go through when setting up a Sony F55. This checklist will ensure you are in the right settings for your production. Be sure to check off each step, and always ask questions when in doubt. Download PDF:5FF Set Up Checklist
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Mr. Camera, Inc. – Equipment Organization Clean: Cleaning your equipment is first and foremost. Make sure your equipment is tidy and well kept. Do your research and be mindful about the cleaning products you use. They can damage your equipment for good. Label: Your equipment with a label maker. Make corresponding labels on a shelf. Spreadsheet: Make sure […]
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Traveling with Production Gear: Traveling with production gear can be a hassle and a huge expense. Not to mention – you have an increase of risk of damaged and lost gear. Here are a few tips when considering travel that will help make things just a little bit easier: Don’t overpack. Know the importance of […]
Mr. Camera, Inc. – Just The Tips 135 – Killing it as a Freelancer Slow and steady wins the race! Check out these tips on how to not over work yourself. Remember: Putting your best foot forward means job security.
Pulling Focus The first Assistant Camera is responsible for pulling focus. One of their responsibilities is to maintain proper focus throughout the scene. The 1st AC is an extremely vital role on set, and they must be quick and skilled. Focus is based on distance. Some ACs will use a tape measure to measure the […]