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Daily industry update on the latest trends and insights in virtual production and video AI.
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Now let’s jump into it.
📷 AI cameras keep rolling out. DreamGenerator is a point-and-shoot camera that converts your pic into an AI image based on 30 different prompts.
📸 Zhiyun has rolled out a 4th gen version of their popular Crane gimbal. This version supports larger cameras (around 13 pounds, has a longer arm length, extended quick-release plate, and stronger motors for balancing.
🎥 Popular mobile video editor CapCut now has a ChatGPT plugin that will help you write scripts and edit TikTok videos.
🔍 YouTube is testing linking keywords in video comments as a way to expand in-app discovery.
💻 Director and DP Valentina Vee dropped a free resource to the best shotlist she’s ever used: a Google Sheet.
These tools are from our sponsors, which help make this newsletter and our videos possible. Even though it’s paid placement, they’re really great products – many of which we used before they became sponsors.
📮 Metricool ► Easy yet powerful social media scheduling and metrics dashboards.
📺 OpenReel ► No fuss video creation, great for marketing videos
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🗄️ MASV ► Transfer large files and folders fast
Some more awesome gear that we saw at NAB.
Prolific Twitter writer Dickie Bush had dropped lots of tips on how to always have a bank of ideas to turn to.
We just dropped a video breaking down 5 of the best ones.
Here’s a quick breakdown:
00:50 – Tip 1: The AAAA Framework
01:40 – Tip 2: The Tequila Test
02:35 – Tip 3: Prep the Page
03:55 – Tip 4: Warm Up Your Ideas & Body
05:20 – Tip 5: Treat Writing Like a Business
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I’m sorry – the IMAX projector needs a Palm Pilot emulator running on an iPad in order to work!?!
— Joey Daoud (@C47)
Jul 14, 2023
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