A movie making guide for small production studios, based on experiences from Joint Custody Productions’ projects.

A Review of the Tascam DR680 8-Track Digital Field Recorder and Its Application to Filming This past summer, good friend, CS4D producer, Joint Custody Productions associate and owner of Filmerica Kenneth Garner enlisted me to help with the filming of a reality show pilot down in Louisiana. Kenny and I have worked together on various

Behold! The MXL 990 Microphone
Friday, 02 August 2013 by

A Review Of The MXL 990 Microphone While this blog was created mainly to talk about some of the great, cost-effective pieces of equipment a small studio can utilize to create professional-style videos and film, I would be remiss in talking about some quality stuff that you can get if you’re intending to do narration,

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Be a “Rebel”: Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Thursday, 11 July 2013 by

A Review Of The Canon EOS Rebel T2i I know you may be thinking, “T2i? But we’re already up to the T5i! You’re way behind on this, dude!” Hey, I don’t entirely disagree with you, but there’s a reason I’m featuring this camera today. First of all, while a case can and has been made

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The Zoom H4n is Awesome!
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 by

A Review Of The Zoom H4n Sound Recorder One of the most difficult aspects of filming usually boils down to the sound. After all, you can have something that looks as wonderful as you want, but if the sound isn’t good, you’re likely to have some real problems. (on the flip-side of that, sometimes video