Author Archives: Lee Bailes

VSS update

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Hi All, I am still alive. I’ve just been through hell and back. In that time I have been doing a little writing – I’ve just been lazy with the blog. Apologies. Anyway, here’s a selection of my VSS –┬áHERE – 81 added to it, since I last updated. I hope you’ve all had a much gentler and far more… Read more »

Transcoding DSLR footage and Radial Dolly

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Great article video on using FCP Studio’s Compressor app to Transcode footage for your editing workflow. Obviously the same principles apply to working with iPhone 4 footage etc. The article: http://filmmakeriq.com/2010/01/the-dslr-filmmakers-workflow/ – and check out all the other articles on the site. There’s some really useful material on there. The video: Here’s a great example of what can be shot… Read more »

Of iPhone 4 film shoots and more

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Yes, I’ve been a busy film geek of late. Not only have we attempted to shoot a short film entirely on the iPhone 4, but I’ve been getting to grips with FCP Studio and learning how to edit the footage; as I am sick of trying to do it in the totally unintuitive and limited iMovie 09 or iMovie app…. Read more »

Tiny Inventions workflow

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Wow! WATCH THIS dark and amusing ZODIAC KILLER inspired short animation: Something Left, Something Taken- Full Version from Tiny Inventions on Vimeo. then if you have 30 minutes and you love After Effects and want to make animation – check this ‘making of’ out: RGTV Episode 47: Tiny Inventions from Red Giant Software on Vimeo. Check out their website too:… Read more »

iPhone audio recording – Mikey

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Just stumbled across this by accident – a video about an iPhone Mic called ‘Mikey‘: View video – if embed doesn’t work Not sure if it enables you to record great audio whilst recording video, or if it is just for audio. I do like the line in feature and the fact that you can charge it by USB power… Read more »

iPhone 4 filming

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So a while back I got hold of an iPhone 4 deliberately to play with its HD filming capabilities; because I was dismayed at the utter lack of filming over the last 15 months of hell in my old job and also wanted to negate any excuses that I might have for the future: such as, I haven’t time to… Read more »