Francis Ford Coppola's epic Vietnam war film, Apocalypse Now, presented a dark, artistic look into the complexities of war. The editors used cross dissolves of various shots and timed them to music in order to create symbolic images to enhance the vision of the film.
If you're a fan of Peter Jackson on facebook, then you know he has been blogging about The Hobbit every now and then. In a recent post he talks about some of the gear and techniques used to shoot The Hobbit. For most of us, buying one camera and a lens or an edit system is a big decision. Imagine having an astronomical budget to produce your next project.
At NAB back in April we saw the GY-HM600, and today JVC announced that the camera is finally shipping. With a suggested list price of $5,000, the GY-HM600 is a dedicated camcorder specifically targeted toward video professionals and prosumers.