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Hand Held Hollywood’s Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone by Taz Goldstein

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Chapter 6. Lights! Camera! Airplane Mode!

iPhones and iPads aren’t going to displace professional video gear any time soon, but Apple’s unprecedented amalgamation of video camera and computer has sparked a mobile filmmaking revolution.

Years ago, the biggest barrier to making a movie was finding a decent camera. Now, all you have to do is look in your pocket, backpack, or briefcase.

When partnered with the right apps, iOS devices can duplicate many of the features found in professional video cameras and even pull off a few tricks most other cameras wouldn’t dare try. When was the last time you saw someone use a typical video camera to shoot, edit, color-correct, score, and upload a finished project?

While most of the apps in this section were ...

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