paul skidmore andparabolos

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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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iOS homescreen organization

Ben Brooks recently shared his iOS homescreens along with some of his readers', so i thought i'd join the nerdfest. (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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short film audio recorded entirely with iPhone 4

*** be sure and check the bottom of the post for a special bonus! *** the last film I produced and directed was made on a shoe-string budget. as with any independent production, we had

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digital meeting etiquette

Ben Brooks breaks down some excellent thoughts over at the Brooks Review about meetings in today's digital age, particularly with regard to using iPad. (more…)

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Air Video for iOS: part i – watch DVDs remotely

as money from various projects trickles in, i am constantly tweaking and adding to my home tech setup. the latest setup allows me to view my DVD collection over wifi in my home, over remote

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hulu plus now only $7.99!

hulu plus moves out of preview mode and becomes a fully-offered service with an announcement of a rate DEcrease from $9.99/mo to $7.99/mo.  as if that weren't good news enough, to thank preview members, they

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