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One Year in 120 Seconds – An Amazing Video Timelapse

Photographer/Videographer Erik Solheim has a lot of patience and will power. ┬áHe shot video clips using his Canon 5Dmkii from the same position every day for all of one year. He then edited the video together in Final Cut Pro using dissolves to create this awesome Norwegian Timelapse. Feel free to visit Erik’s site as […]

Wheelhouse Creative’s All I Ever Wanted comes alive with the help of Canon and Avid

Go behind the scenes with Wheelhouse Creative and see what it takes to construct a documentary with Canon 7D cameras and Avid systems

Documenting your own survival: Les “Survivorman” Stroud talks about staying alive and getting the shot

You may have heard of Les Stroud. He hosted the show Survivorman, where Les was the director, shooter, audio guy, sherpa and talent. Not ’cause he’s an egomaniac, but because he was literally the only person left to survive for 7 days on some “god forsaken” part of the planet. The challenges of shooting in […]

Kerry Sanders – Correspondent, NBC News

Kerry Sanders talks about what it takes to make it in the world of television news. Great tips for anyone interested in television journalism or news production.

The Production Guide to unpaid work, freeloading clients, and their soul sucking projects: My opus

Your promised utopian production scenario has crashed down around you. Learn from this.

Laurence Vexler, Audio Recording Engineer

A Production Apprentice interview with audio recording engineer, Laurence Vexler. We discuss what it takes to be an audio recording engineer, both production and post production, as well as the importance of understanding electronics and having an electrical engineering background.

A Cool, Free, Photo Lighting Plot Designer

Kill a few minutes with this thing. You won’t regret it.

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Ellen Fox – Host of The Rotten Tomatoes show

Ellen sits down with us from her office in LA to talk about the show, and what she recommends for the aspiring writer/host.

Blood into Wine – A terrific wine documentary from the frontman of Tool

Frontman of the legendary rock bands Tool/A Perfect Circle/Puscifier, Maynard James Keenan, is splitting his time between rocking like hell, and “counting bodies like sheep to the rhythm of a war drum” to make fine wines in the desert of Arizona. No, it’s not a joke. He’s totally serious about it. Real serious. Why do […]

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Heather Heinz – Casting Director

Casting director Heather Heinz talks with Production Apprentice about the process of casting and gives us some great advice for actors and future casting directors.

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