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As a screenwriter or a director, you’re responsible for so many different parts of the filmmaking process. The work achieved by both of these roles literally dictate what the film will turn into.  As a screenwriter, you have to conceive and birth the story. You have to labor over it to make it into something amazing that will hit 5,000 story beats and resonate with a vast audience.  As a director, everyone answers to you. This sounds cool until you’re on set with hair and makeup wanting to know the style you’re going for, actors needing direction, the DP trying...

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Budget, actors, gear, effects... Wondering what is the most important element making a good movie? There is one key component and it won't cost you a thing. Learn how to make your story keep audience's attention and be impossible to forget!

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BIG LCD Monitor Summer Sale! We're giving you $100 off of our top IRIS line monitors for DSLR Shooters and Filmmakers, including our wireless HDMI model.  Use Coupon Code: LCD100 First Up: IRIS Pro 2 (P7HD1)Regularly $199 -> $99 with coupon code! The IRIS Pro 2 features HDMI inputs and a built-in battery. Great resolution and color rendition, perfect for on the go DSLR and Mirrorless shooters.     Next Up: IRIS Pro HD (P7HD3)Regularly $299 -> $199 with coupon code! One of our best selling monitors, this beautiful 7 inch monitor packs a lot of features. It includes a...

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In advance of our HUGE Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend sale, we're giving away gift cards to some lucky winners!

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I needed a quick solution to mount my new Modus system with the wheel assemblies option. Rather than fabricate something from aluminum, I decided to make it a quick afternoon project out of inexpensive materials I already had. You could easily make a 10 foot track as the PVC comes in 10 ft sections. I made mine 6 ft so that transportation would be easier. If you make it longer, a third center support stand might be helpful, but with these few materials, you can build up to 8 ft. Prices are from my local building supply chain store. 2 x 10...

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