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: David Vine Free Video Editing Software Options As of late 2016 there are only a handful of good free video editing programs. The reasons why I don’t use one of them range from not enough capabilities to the requirement of running a Linux operating system on my PC. However, work is underway to remedy […]Read more "Free Software (and More) For Filmmakers"
By Logan Baker Your film or video project’s first shot is incredibly important. Whether you’re establishing a time and place or unveiling a mystery, a compelling first frame is vital. Top image: A Clockwork Orange via Warner Bros. It’s vital that you make your video or film’s first frame as enticing as possible. Doing so will set […]Read more "Learn to Hook Your Audience With Enticing First Frames"
by Aputure A gimbal isn’t much use if you don’t know what to do with it. In this weeks episode, 4 Minute Film School: 7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS, they cover 7 common camera movements with examples in many of today’s popular films, but also what psychological purpose they serve in your storytelling efforts. These movements are […]Read more "7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS That Will Help Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"
September 2, 2015 by As a editor, it was essential you bought an iPad, you know for “work stuff.” Now that you’ve got iPad just lying around, isn’t it about time you did something more productive with it than surfing online and watching TV shows? Here are some useful apps that might just assist your […]Read more "iPad Apps For Film Editors"
July 16, 2015 Infographics. Lots and lots of really, really interesting infographics!!! Some inspiration, maybe for your office or home editing suite… Click here and here for lots of fun and goodness. Filmmaking InfographicsRead more "Fun Filmmaking Infographics!"
April 1, 2015 By Gregory Wallace, CNN Money View the video here: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2014/11/03/starbucks-ceo-on-military-veteran-jobs.cnnmoney/ Starbucks proves again that it won’t stop with just coffee. Its latest project involves a new media start-up that “will create and produce nonfiction, social-impact content,” according to the new company’s founder, Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekaran wrote on Facebook Thursday morning that he […]Read more "Starbucks is getting into TV and film"