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My Moviemaking essentials

Mike Goldberg
The list author says: "Here's a list of products I've found useful."
The DV Rebel's Guide: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap
The DV Rebel's Guide: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap
"A good jumping off point. Get this and read it all the way through. It should give you some great ideas!"
Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film & Television
Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film & Television
Hoya 58mm Close-Up Filter Set (+1 +2 +4 Diopters)
Hoya 58mm Close-Up Filter Set (+1 +2 +4 Diopters)
"Great for getting macro shots (within 2 ft)"
Neewer 43-inch / 110cm 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Light Reflector with Bag - Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black
Neewer 43-inch / 110cm 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Light Reflector with Bag - Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black
"At this price you can't beat it. You'll want several on hand."
CowboyStudio Set of Two 7 feet Photography Light Stands with Cases
CowboyStudio Set of Two 7 feet Photography Light Stands with Cases
"Get several!"
ProAm USA 7" On-Camera LCD Video Monitor Kit with RCA AV Inputs
ProAm USA 7" On-Camera LCD Video Monitor Kit with RCA AV Inputs
"This is a decent monitor, and for the price you really can't beat it. It would be perfect for use on cranes. For cameras, it is not bad, but if you have an HD camera, I would recommend an actual HD monitor."
Panasonic Pro AG-HVX200A 3CCD P2/DVCPRO 1080i High Definition Camcorder with 13x Optical Zoom
Panasonic Pro AG-HVX200A 3CCD P2/DVCPRO 1080i High Definition Camcorder with 13x Optical Zoom
"I'm going to go against the grain of the DSLR craze, and recommend this camera. I love the HVX200. It's not perfect, and it doesn't handle low light as well as other cameras but a lot of professionals swear by it. I do too. It's 24p, variable frame rate, and can record both SD AND HD."
Final Cut Studio - Old Version
Final Cut Studio - Old Version
"Try any other editing suite, then try this. I'm completely sold on it."
Adobe After Effects CS5 [Mac][OLD VERSION]
Adobe After Effects CS5 [Mac][OLD VERSION]