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International Motion Art Awards: Paul Wolfe

By David Schonauer   Thursday July 31, 2014

The menacing voice that speaks to you in the two-minute animated video "My Name Is Change" quickly makes an offer you can't refuse: "I'd like to invite you to lie down on the tracks of history and wait for the train of the future to run over you." Conceived by New York-based creative director Paul Wolfe as a promotion for the website ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: Essential Video Production Gear--The Basics

DSLR VIDEO SHOOTER   Friday August 1, 2014

Filmmaking websites are filled with news about cameras and lenses, but DSLR Video Shooter says, “Don’t forget the basics,” and rounds up video production equipment that is crucial to success on set. Such as: sand bags, gaffers tape, C47 clips, long BlueRigger HDMI cables and super-thing HDMI cables and extension cables … and of course cable ties. And don’t forget the moleskin notebook.   Read the full Story >>

Friday Film History: Pier Paulo Passolini's Sex Doc, "Love Meetings"

NONFICS   Friday August 1, 2014

Fifty years ago, Pier Paolo Pasolini turned to the public and asked them a series of questions about sex. And, notes Nonfics, the public took it all quite well. The resulting film, Love Meetings, had its world premiere on July 26, 1964, at the Locarno Film Festival. Pasolini traveled up and down the Mediterranean asking Italians how they feel about various sexual issues—essentially, the film is an informal Kinsey survey. While it may not seem to groundbreaking by today’s standards, it was.   Read the full Story >>

Future Film Friday: Taking Gaming into the Real World

Indiewire   Friday August 1, 2014

Now that we’ve looked to film history, we look at film future: Spurred by the recent ComicCon, Indiewire eagerly anticipates that magical moment when games and movies collide. “Imagine grabbing a poster of an upcoming movie and finding a message on the back of it. You go online, type in a couple of search terms, and websites from the future start to appear on your screen,” writes Rob Manuel. Are you ready for Alternate Reality Games (ARG)?   Read the full Story >>

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