David Schonauer

State of the Art: A Trip To the Moon, in Real Time

By David Schonauer   Thursday February 25, 2021

Want to go to the Moon? It's been done before, of course. Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s NASA landed 12 astronauts on the lunar surface on six Apollo missions. And now the space agency is planning to put both men and women on the Moon by 2024 with it Artemis program, though the timetable may have to be adjusted. At any …   Read the full Story >>

What We're Reading: The Top Cameras, YouTubers, Music Videos and More from 2020

By David Schonauer   Wednesday February 3, 2021

Lots of people were happy to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror. But in January websites looked back at the year for clues to where we'll be headed in 2021. Filmmaking blog NoFilmSchool published a number of posts spotlighting the top cameras of 2020, the best cine lenses of 2020, the best shots in films from 2020, the best music videos from 2020, the …   Read the full Story >>

How To: Create Cinematic Time-Lapse Videos and Wildlife Video, Record Voice-Overs on Location and More

By David Schonauer   Wednesday January 27, 2021

Time lapse has come a long way. The filmmaking technique has become a central piece of the visual universe online, and the availability of ever-more-sophisticated gear - from cameras and sliders to gimbal and drones - has made it possible to more and more people to create cinematic-quality work. In today's roundup of filmmaking tutorials from around the web we feature videos about creating …   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Epic Rain; the Lure of Dog Sledding, and a Family Drama in Ski Country

By David Schonauer   Monday December 14, 2020

There are rainstorms. And then there is the deluge captured in a video by Peter Maier. Two and a half years ago, Maier, the creator of the Visit Austria Instagram page, captured an epic cloudburst from the Alpengasthof Bergfried hotel in Carinthia, Austria. Only recently did his video go viral, however, garnering millions of views. We feature it today in our December video roundup, …   Read the full Story >>

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