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Film Festivals in the Iowa Area

Getting small festival credits can do wonders for getting distribution deals or getting into larger festivals. The number 1 resource for submitting to film festivals is Withoutabox. I highly rec...

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Rental Houses Near Fairfield, IA

Screen Shot 2014-08-19 at 11.09.56 PM While the department does have it's fair share of film equipment that a student can check out for free (on a limited basis), we do not have everything and sometimes a student may need to rent. This post is for those of you who are looking for film rental companies that are close to ...

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Transcoding R3D Footage to Quicktime Pro Res

Screen Shot 2014-08-19 at 11.09.56 PM Sometimes computer systems are not fast enough to deal with full 4K, R3D footage from RED cameras. It is for this reason that RED has made it easy for us to transcode footage to something more reasonable. Watch the video and follow my steps below to get y...

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Installing Pro Res Codecs To Your Mac

Donald Revolinski, your friendly neighborhood Development Director here. There has been some question of how to export a Pro Res Quicktime video from programs like Adobe Premiere and RED Cine-X. Below I explain how to do it, step by step. There are two files you need to download to begin. Apple has released their Pro Res codecs, along with MXF support for free on their website. To unpack the codecs from the download there, you should...

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Support Our (film) Troops!

We've collected all of the films’ information and put it here in one place, for you to get in on the action and check out the projects. The crowdfunding pages indicated below are a great way to learn about each project, the filmmakers and their live updates. (more…)...

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