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Browsing Archive: July, 2017

Launched: Avid Media Composer | First

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Tuesday, July 4, 2017,


I've had some weird requests the past six years. Most notably the young lady who awkwardly asked me: "my boss wants you to send us a link for free editing software". Yes, I kid you not (That same client screwed me and a few other folks over spectacularly a few years later, so I should probably have taken a hint then...) Anyway, if that same request came by today I would have smiled and pointed them at Avid. Yes, it's really free. For real, yours to own and use without limitations. Actually th...

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GoPro. And an inflatable pool toy.

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Tuesday, July 4, 2017,


New from the Red Bull channel. And I have nothing else.
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Incoming. Drone footage from Syria.

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Tuesday, July 4, 2017,


There's nothing glorious about the war in Syria. Or any other war for that matter. Headline news stories of displaced civilians and ISIS atrocities are downright upsetting, not to mention the growing potential for a showdown between former cold war rivals in the area. But whether you're hawk or a pacifist, there's no denying that the drone footage in this video is pretty unique and impressive. Drones have become both lethal weapons of war and indispensable tools in cinematography, and this vi...

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Psychai Talent Group (PTG)

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, July 3, 2017,


It is always great to sign up a new client and even better to complete a good project with them.

Psychai Talent Group (PTG) is an integrated people management and advisory firm specializing in the complete talent value chain. The firm is based in Gauteng and renders a variety of services to a number of corporate clients both locally and abroad. Match Frame Media is proud to have produced their corporate video. We also maintain their official YouTube channel.



PTG recently launched a brand new we...

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Varizoom shoulder rig...modified

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, July 3, 2017,


A shoulder rig has been on my shopping list for a long time. Why? Ever spent a day filming handheld footage with a full-sized camera cradled in your arms like a newborn baby? Needed painkillers that evening for the muscle cramps?

DSLRs and small camcorders have made it easier to go handheld, but smaller and lighter also means less stability and sloppier footage. And so the shoulder rig was born - those weird contraptions with a set of bicycle handlebars, metal support rods, a shoulder pad and ...

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