I really enjoyed the film festival this year. I have been attending for three years, and the festival just keeps growing and expanding. The number of events, the quality of the films and the variety just keeps getting better.
Jon Ingold and Joseph Humfrey have been taking the concept of gamification and multimedia creation and turning it on its ear over there! Embracing the notions of multipath story creation that were birthed with things like Choose Your Own Adventure books and Fighting Fantasy Roleplaying books, they've created a toolkit that creatives can use to make amazing stories and multimedia experiences without having to know any code to...
Running Wild started as a micro-budget film company in 2010 from the creation of renowned African-American playwright Gus Edwards and filmmaker Travis Mills with the aim to build a cinema movement that stays local. Utilizing local actors, crew, music, businesses, and more, they have produced more than thirty short films and three feature-length projects since their genesis. There newest and greatest endeavor is the creation of 52 shorts films in 52 weeks during 2013.
The latest trend is to reach out with the same cutting edge technology to both consumers and pros alike, offering near or exact versions to both target markets. No more highly publicized example of this is Apple's move with Final Cut X.
"With everyone aimed at volume customers and software innovation dropping in price every year, the future looks bright for microfilmmakers everywhere!"
Blackmagic proves they are interested in the microfilmmaker market with a $1k cinema quality camera. Another exciting day of NAB sent even more great news for Microfilmmakers everywhere, with both production and post-production related gear hitting the block. This year is as crowded as ever, with a bevy of interesting people and their cameras both purchased and on loan from the various companies fighting for exposure (no pun intended) crossing the floor to test, shoot vlogs, and hope to purchase at some date within the year.