Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.

John Lasseter, PIXAR Founder


It’s my birthday. September twelfth. Thirteen years and one day ago the Twin Towers were destroyed along with a lot of our sense of safety in the world. Like most of us, I was deeply troubled and still am by the attacks reported the day before on television and recapped in that morning’s Wall Street Journal. […]

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About a year ago, I found out that the FS700 even existed. Being obsessed with slow motion, the only options I ever had were dishing out $800+ per weekend for a RED camera, or shooting 60fps. Neither one of these options were particularly ideal. That was until the Sony NEX-FS700U walked into my life, and delivered the […]

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Why use a fast prime lens? Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman cover its benefits in this tutorial, including more accurate lighting and the ability to manipulate depth of field. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at http://www.lynda.com/Video-Shooting-V…. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and Robbie […]

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I grew up in a quaint 2-family house located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. For my entire life up until leaving for university, I could remember seeing the Twin Towers looming off in the distance right from my porch. Ironically, I always thought that these two gigantic Tetris pieces represented some truly ugly […]

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This post is the first in a series that takes our readers behind the scenes of Bokeh, an independent feature film. To get us started, I think it best to explain my role in the production, as it should provide you, the reader, some perspective on the posts to follow. As is often the case […]

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We’ve got a new partnership with SongFreedom.com, and we’re excited to introduce you to them and the power and impact they can add to your creations. They are all about Artists working together, supporting each other, and keeping out industry thriving. SongFreedom allows us to license truly popular music–the songs we hear on the radio–as well […]

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