David Schonauer

Women Are Scaling New Heights in Afghanistan, and Erin Trieb Will Film It

By David Schonauer   Wednesday July 18, 2018

"It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves." So said Sir Edmund Hillary, who with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay was the first to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. But for the five Afghan women who have spent the past two years preparing to climb Mount Noshaq, at 24,580 feet the highest peak in their country, the challenge is not only a ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: The Moment Pro Camera App Perfects Your Camera Phone

nofilmschool   Thursday July 19, 2018

Moment, the photography and video gear company that specializes in mobility, has unveiled its latest product, the Moment Pro Camera App, and NoFilmSchool says it will make your phone the best video camera it can be. The app provides manual controls that manage shutter speed, ISO, white balance, and focus for video. For still photography, the app provides a 3D shutter, a live Histogram, split focus, and video stabilization. And it’s only $2.99 for iOS  and $1.99 for Android.   Read the full Story >>

Screening Room: Last Chance to Chase a Storm

Vimeo   Thursday July 19, 2018

Director Liam Saint-Pierre documentary The Last Storm tells “an unusual story of passion and friendship with a fascinating background dictated by Mother Nature,” declares Short of the Week. The film focuses on a 60-year-old man named Mark, who has been diagnosed with lung cancer. He wants to cross one more item off his bucket list: storm chasing. With tornado season fast approaching, he needs some help to make his dream come true.   Read the full Story >>

Dept of Ideas: Start Your Own Netflix

nofilmschool   Thursday July 19, 2018

Netflix has changed the filmmaking landscape, providing a seemingly insatiable demand for content: This year the streaming service will spend more than $8 billion to create 700 of its own original TV shows and movies, and filmmakers everywhere are asking themselves, "How do I get Netflix to distribute my movie?" But, declares social media marketer Amir Shahzeidi at NoFilmSchool, you you don't need Netflix to get your work to people. You can just build a video-on-demand service yourself. All the tools you need are already available.   Read the full Story >>

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