Award winning photojournalist and Oscar nominated filmmaker Tim Hetherington was on the job last week, covering the continued bloodshed in Libya, when a pro Gaddafi attack took his life. The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw has written a tribute to the courageous
Avid was first out of the gate in the run up to NAB with its release of the Media Composer 5.5 update for this flagship NLE product line. Avid Media Composer 5.5 (and the associated Symphony and NewsCutter versions) marks
Edward Burns' latest feature film, Newlyweds, was made for under $9,000. At IndieWIRE and Apple's Meet the Tribeca Filmmaker series last week, the director spoke about his radically low budget films and how he uses 21st century technology (everything from
This post is part of our ongoing Howcast series on film making in the digital age. Today Howcast's Jane Renaud invites Kim Jose and Livia Bloom to talk about how the web is changing film festivals. In 2007, Kim Jose
A matter of choice Gollner and Davis (and Canon 550D DSLR) HD DSLRs are now widely used for video production, even for prominent TV series and movie making. Users love the shallow depth of field and low cost of entry.
Aspiring filmmaker James Kerwin had an image in his mind a 1940s era Lauren Bacall wearing Humphrey Bogart's trench coat and walking through city streets at night. That image was the genesis of his first feature film, Yesterday Was a
Sundance Film Festival Available for Free on YouTube Screening Room Series will Run for Six WeeksShort Films from Directors with Feature Films in the Festival Also Available Park City, UT – Sundance Institute announced a collaboration with YouTube to make
If your boss catches you on YouTube, just tell her you're enhancing your creativity. (via Healthland) You won't even be lying. A study from the University of Western Ontario found that participants who watched a funny video and listened to
There seems to be a constant panic among Final Cut Studio users that Apple is “going to abandon professional video” because it isn’t the first thing that Apple talks about at every press conference or event. But it shouldn’t be.