by Donnia Ghezlane-Lala Following in the footsteps of Stanford University, Harvard has announced that they are going to make their photography classes available for free online. The prestigious university has uploaded the program to their online platform Alison. Becoming a student at Harvard – it’s not a bad way to kick off 2017. There are […]Read more "Harvard Is Putting Its Photography Classes Online For Free"
By: Walt Laineenkare At times you may find yourself feeling so overwhelmed by choosing the subject of your film, it paralyzes your progress. In case you’re stuck looking for a great documentary idea, I’ll let you in on a little secret: the easiest documentary you’ll ever make is a TRAVEL documentary. Traveling has been dear […]Read more "Documentary Ideas: The Easiest Documentary To Make"
By Dick Reizner, digitalVideo Case Stopper The large cases in which we transport most of our equipment can serve double duty as stands during a show. But because they are on wheels, they sometimes move when we don’t want them to. Lighting director Tim Armstrong of Ben Lomond, Calif., solves that one by wrapping the […]Read more "The Creative Network’s Tips to Clip"
by Chris Baum, Aviation Safety Consultant So You Just Got A New Drone? Operation of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) comes under the general jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Administration, and there may be additional state and local rules that apply. The UAS pilot is responsible for knowing, understanding and following ALL those rules. Among […]Read more "So You Just Got A New Drone for the Holidays?"
By: Paul MacFarlane This is a message for ad agencies, marketing firms, consultants, freelancers, and everyone who buys or sells a service. Hmmm. That means you and me. Almost always, a freelancer or consultant is asked what their “hourly rate” is. Even smaller firms are routinely asked this question by their clients. You might even […]Read more "Don’t Sell Your Time, Sell Your Value"
by Douglas Taurel As a young actor starting out, having your name on IMDb is a strong step in establishing yourself in the business. It is not the be all and end all and in time it will happen. If you want to start building your resume on the mothership of all websites for actors, […]Read more "How To Add Your First Credit on IMDb"
by Studio Binder Let’s face it, shooting schedules can be super complicated. Who’s available when? How do we shoot the most expensive elements? It’s easy to forget that a production schedule is as much a psychological tool as it is a logistical one. Here’s how you can schedule a shoot to be a more positive […]Read more "15 Pro Tips to Create a More Encouraging Production Schedule"