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Vine – 6 second videos

Vine – 6 second videos

July 15, 2013 | Opinion | by Catherine

Vine is a new social media app created by Twitter. It allows viewers to create and upload six second videos. Like twitter, you can follow other people and companies and watch their videos either from the Vine app or on Twitter.

What’s Your Story: Part I

What’s Your Story: Part I

July 4, 2013 | Opinion | by Adrienne

At the heart of our company, we are a group of fun-loving-quirky individuals. Every company and every person has a story. It’s all in how you tell it.

The 8th Annual InspiraTO Festival: Toronto’s Got Talent

The 8th Annual InspiraTO Festival: Toronto’s Got Talent

June 11, 2013 | Opinion | Short film | by Jenn

What a vast array of acting and writing and directing talent. I was in awe, I was laughing, and I was certainly paying attention to all the details that went into each short play.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Cloud: Are you on board?

June 7, 2013 | Opinion | by Catherine

Adobe will be releasing Creative Cloud, its newest suite of software next month. If you haven’t already heard: there are going to be a lot of changes.

ATA Carnet: How to Cross a Border (Part II)

ATA Carnet: How to Cross a Border (Part II)

June 6, 2013 | Opinion | by Serena

In our previous post, we talked about the ATA Carnet and how we use one for our travels when bringing professional equipment through a foreign country.

To Fly or Not to Fly: How to Cross a Border (Part I)

To Fly or Not to Fly: How to Cross a Border (Part I)

May 23, 2013 | Opinion | by Stan

When we travel we don’t fit the profile of a vacationer with all our cases of equipment and gear. Enter the carnet!

Logo Redesign: HBC and Hudson’s Bay

Logo Redesign: HBC and Hudson’s Bay

April 10, 2013 | Opinion | by Catherine

HBC and Hudson’s Bay recently underwent brand transformations. What do you think of the new logos?

Doodling at Google

Doodling at Google

March 5, 2013 | Opinion | by Catherine

There is nothing like opening Google bright and early in the morning and finding that it’s a Google Doodle day! It’s always fun to look up the person or event that is being celebrated, and even more fun when the doodle involves some interaction or a game.

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This Just In: All-Canadian Film Channel?

February 18, 2013 | Opinion | by Jenn

I emailed the station to ask how we can support Starlight and Norm Bolen, himself, wrote back.

Goodbye to the penny

Find a penny, pick it up!

February 13, 2013 | Opinion | by Catherine

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 137 years old, the Canadian penny was no more.

Pantone swatches

Pantone swatch disrepancies in CS5/CS6

February 7, 2013 | Opinion | by Catherine

Notice a difference on screen between your Illustrator CS5 and CS6 Pantone swatches? We have good news: it’s not your eyes!

Writing Her Way Into the World

Writing Her Way Into the World

January 31, 2013 | Opinion | by Silverpoint

An Adrienne Sharp vlog.

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Twas the Night Before the Holidays…

December 20, 2012 | News | Opinion | by Silverpoint

A bundle of things he had placed in a sac, and he looked like St. Nick just opening his pack!

Gifts for everyone on your list

Gifts for EVERYONE on your list!

December 10, 2012 | Opinion | by Catherine

By now you’re probably racking your brain, trying to figure out what gifts to get those hard-to-buy-for people on your list (or putting it off hoping gifts will magically appear). Well, you’re in luck! We have created a list of gifts that everyone will love – and if they don’t love any of these, then maybe a coal in their sock will suffice.

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What Music Does for the Soul

December 6, 2012 | News | Opinion | by Stephen

Music is the universal language.

Lumir at Museum of New

Lumir at Museum of New

November 16, 2012 | Opinion | by Keith

A Symbiotic Experience

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Here comes the sun – Sun Seeker App Review

November 21, 2011 | Opinion | by Stan

Sun Seeker was able to tell me when and where to frame the camera in order to get our desired effect.

Landscape Animation – The New Standard

Landscape Animation – The New Standard

October 5, 2011 | Opinion | by Silverpoint

The New Standard

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Technicolor CineStyle & Zacuto EVF Review

September 7, 2011 | Opinion | by Stan

There was an improvement in quality after introducing the Technicolor Cinestyle into our workflow.

Aerials using our gyro

Aerial Videos & Gyros

April 20, 2011 | Opinion | by Keith

Being up in the air, feeling the wind rush through me, composing the shot and seeing the beautiful smooth footage is an experience like no other, an experience I suggest all cinematographers to undertake.

Aputure Timer Remote Control TC-80N3

Aputure Timer Remote Control TC-80N3

October 18, 2010 | Opinion | by Stan

A Silverpoint tech review with Stan Yamashita.