September 22, 2016

How to edit video on your iPhone

The iPhone has changed the world. To think 20 years ago that we would be walking around with something in our hand that had this amazing processing power wouldn’t have been contemplated. The features of an iPhone have changed the way tha...

August 30, 2016

We’ve all been there. You take it with you wherever you go and capture some great video and images on your iPhone that you want to keep forever and share with the world.

Video and still images are easy to take on your iPhone and the flexibility of using your phone to sh...

August 5, 2016

Film crew coming to Australia intending to work in the screen industry require a visa. The Australian Government's support for TV and film crew provides a simple and efficient process for obtaining the necessary working visas to be working and shooting in Australia.

For...

June 30, 2016

Last week I shot an exciting project for Caldwell Entertainment who are a production company based near Surfers Paradise. Producer / director Steve Caldwell got in touch after seeing some of my work and invited me to the Gold Coast to shoot a TV and cinema commercial f...

April 22, 2016

Updating your Sony FS7 to the most up to date firmware is a simple task. Follow the steps below.

1. Get and SD card that is anywhere between 2 and 32 GB and a minimum of class 4 to class 10, must not be a UHS type card.

2. Download the latest FS7 firmware from...

February 12, 2016

 

So this is the first Octopus Films post that has nothing to do with cameras, photography or film making, well, kind of does involve cameras, ok it totally does but its not work related. I (Adam Dodd) owner of Octopus Films just spent 10 days on the cruise ship MV Carn...

Linked In now provide premium members to upload a large cover art header to their profiles much in the same way YouTube and Facebook do. The opportunity to have this cover art there is a great way to help advertise your business and should not be wasted.

Here is an exam...