What Camcorder should an Independent Filmmaker with no money buy?

Answer You get nothing for nothing, and this is very true when you start to talk about video. A very good cheap camera (secondhand) would be something like a canon XL1s or XL2, an XL1 you would be able to... Read More »

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What cameras are recommended for an independent filmmaker?

Most professional small format cameras are under 10lbs - including the HD models. The CMOS systems can be as light as 4lbs or less - like our Sony HVR-V1U. We can easily carry this camera around ... Read More »

What's the best video camera an independent filmmaker can find for less than $600 highest quality possible?

The Panasonic PV-GS500 is a fine piece of equipment: it offers great control, excellent video quality, and broad operational flexibility. And although it’s at the high end of the feature scale, i... Read More »

Best camcorder for a high school beginner filmmaker?

You can try ElectronicBazaar. Here are many such handycam and some different features. Read their specification and compare if they match to your requirement. All you need to think about your requi... Read More »

What's the best HD camcorder to use for independent filmmakers?

Not knowing what you already have or have access to, in the way of lighting, mics, external audio recording, tripods/camera cranes, dolly track, "Steadicam" or similar worn stabilizer, vehicle moun... Read More »