paul skidmore andparabolos

cinematic storytelling, design, and advice

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parabolos

parabolos is my motion picture production company. through it, i hope to turn vision and message into tangible work, sharing myself through process and product from story development to the final master of the film.

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the Why of this blog

i began this blog with a few reasons in mind. one of the most visible purposes was to share what i had learned about using new technology as it applies to the film production process.

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Macgasm

many of you are aware that i often write articles for Macgasm. for many of my app reviews, features on Apple hardware and software, and thoughts on the future of tech, i often post on

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macgasm reviews

just a reminder that i occasionally review film-related apps for macgasm.net. macgasm's readership has really shot up over the last few months as more and more people recognize it as a site with great writing

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Movie Magic Scheduling releases iPad app

a better headline might be "Movie Magic Scheduling iPad app escapes." this app is more like proof of concept than really usable on set. good thing it's $30. we can do better than this. someone

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doddlePro with digital call sheets

doddle Pro brings Digital Call Sheets to iOS (web access coming soon), with awesome features. (more…)

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“I Am Number Four” uses iPads for production

Hollywood is realizing what I've been saying for a while now. the success of iPad combined with the iPhone finally being available on Verizon will give iOS a huge foundation as a first arriver in

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