Full View: 360 Video Brings Fans Front Row at Vancouver Fashion Week (Article/Retrospective)

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Articles, Event Coverage, Featured, Industry, Retrospectives, Trade Shows | 0 comments

Picking up on the latest trend, the Vancouver Fashion Week event organizers had seen the success of the New York Fashion Week 360 video stream and hired Canada-based virtual reality (VR) experts Time Technologies to develop a 360 video plan for their upcoming 2017 Spring/Summer event.

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Behind the Magic: How to Cut a Behind-the-Scenes Featurette (Article/Tutorial)

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Articles, Behind-the-Scenes, Event Coverage, Featured, General, Industry, Specific Projects, Tutorials | 1 comment

Despite my big plan to quit editing last year, I somehow ended up cutting nearly all the behind-the-scenes material for Ren, including a dozen YouTube videos and 30-odd exclusive set diaries which have just been released for sale. Guess I just have a fondness for BTS stuff.

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Crowdfunding and Conventions: GenCon Examples (Article)

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Articles, CrossMedia Snapshots, Crowd Funding Campaigns, Event Coverage, Events, Featured, Industry, News, Resources for Films | 0 comments

How will I fund my next project? A question many filmmakers can not immediately answer when gearing up for a project. GenCon, a convention geared towards gaming, has seen a large increase in audience over the last few years. As convention audiences grow, more content creators begin to bring their films and the visibility of crowdfunding sites and projects increases.

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From Timid To Tenacious: How Filmmaking Changed My Brother (Retrospective/Article)

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Articles, Event Coverage, Featured, MicroFilmmaking, News, Retrospectives | 0 comments

Growing up, my younger brother was unlike most of his peers – he stayed in to watch, read about, and think about films while everyone else went out and did whatever it is that young boys do. As a result, his interpersonal communicating took a backseat to his introverted pondering. Everyone assumed my brother was quiet because he just didn’t have much to say. It wasn’t until we attended the premiere of his first independent film that we realized how wrong we all...

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The 2014 Orlando Film Festival: Highlights and Drama Shorts (Article/Festival)

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Articles, Behind-the-Scenes, Event Coverage, Events, Featured, Festivals, Industry, Interviews, MicroFilmmaking, News |

The 9th Annual Orlando Film Festival wrapped up its run in downtown Orlando from October 22 through the 26th. Over 200 feature length films and shorts were showed, culled from over 1000 films submitted to festival organizers. The venue was the Cobb Plaza Cinema in downtown. Theatric releases continued to run in theaters 1 through 6, while festival films were shown in theaters 7 through 12.

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