Thursday, June 17, 2010

Film Production - Canon EOS 7D

Film Production - Canon EOS 7D
Secret of recent HD filmmaking - High Definition Single Lens Reflex cameras.
  


Open your box of Nikon or Canon still lenses, pop your SLR onto a tripod, and you're pretty much ready to shoot.  Small, lightweight, powerful camera delivers various flavors of HD, at an amazingly reasonable price.


Check out the Nikon D300s, and Canon EOS 7D, for "real" 1080 x 1920 HD.Get one and start shooting!  Cut your movie on a computer, and only do filmout when it's done.



Film Production
Nikon D300s
Canon EOS 7D

Sam Longoria Digital Filmmaking Handbook



Film Production - Nikon D300s

Film Production - Nikon D300s

Secret of recent HD filmmaking - High Definition Single Lens Reflex cameras.
  


Open your box of Nikon or Canon still lenses, pop your SLR onto a tripod, and you're pretty much ready to shoot.  Small, lightweight, powerful camera delivers various flavors of HD, at an amazingly reasonable price.


Check out the Nikon D300s, and Canon EOS 7D, for "real" 1080 x 1920 HD.  Get one and start shooting!  Cut your movie on a computer, and only do filmout when it's done.



Film Production
Nikon D300s
Canon EOS 7D

Sam Longoria Digital Filmmaking Handbook



Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Klingon Family Reunion at Minneapolis CONvergence

Klingon Family Reunion at Minneapolis CONvergence

Summertime is great for a Family Reunion.  But...what if you are a Klingon?  (Sinister alien empire, sometime-nemesis of "Star Trek" Captains Kirk and Picard).


Thought Admiral Kris (John Halvorson), 
Kwak (Danny McCabe), K-bob

John Halvorson a 20-year Certified Klingon Translator - known as "Thought Admiral Kris," and Danny McCabe - known as "Kwak," both fully-costumed members of the fearsome Klingon Empire, attend numerous "Star Trek" and "Klingon" themed US science-fiction conventions.

Kris and Kwak belong to the Hollywood CA chapter of the nationwide Klingon Assault Group, which includes fellow Hollywood Klingons, "K-boom" (Comedian Dana Snow), and Klingon promoter, "K-tell" (Producer Sam Longoria).


Keg, Kwak, Kris

Kris and Kwak are in Minnesota with fellow Klingon, "Keg," (Marty Ramerez), at the prestigious CONvergence science fiction convention, in Minneapolis July 1-4, 2010.

Kris and Kwak will host the "Kurkura Family Reunion," at the CONvergence convention's Sheraton Bloomington hotel, at 1121 Jackson St NE Minneapolis, MN 55413  (651) 647-3487

John Halvorson "Kris," is the founder of the Klingon Assault Group, and his Klingon family is named "Kurkura."  It is the oldest-known Klingon family.


Mmm!  Klingon babe Cammie

Researching Klingon names in 1982, Halvorson found "Kurkura," while looking through a Hindu dictionary.  Kurkura is a minor deity, a dog-demon that attacks children.

As Halvorson enjoys harassing Starfleet-oriented Star Trek clubs, it seemed an appropriate name.  "'Kurkura' has a nasty sound to it too, real Klingon stuff," says John.


K-bob, in a moment of repose, sells tickets.

John enjoys his own family reunions, and a Klingon "Kurkura Family Reunion" sounded like fun.  "Nobody's had a Klingon family reunion yet I'm aware of, so I'll start one with MY Klingon family," says John, who also runs the Imperial Trade Mission, a Klingon Twitter forum, and the ITV blog.

John and his Kurkura Family are looking to increase their number.
If you'd like to become a member of the distinguished Klingon Kurkura family, approach John and Danny and Marty at CONvergence, or write John at johnhalvorson@comic.com

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