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Insight: Branding for Filmmakers - 5 Tips

Kriscoart   Thursday June 29, 2017

If you’re a fledging filmmaker — or a veteran with no idea how to brand yourself — you’ll be interested in the tips from Kris Truini of Kriscoart. Truini suggests you start by asking yourself five questions: Why are you creating your brand? What is your brand all about? How will you communicate your ideas through your brand? Where will your brand and content primarily live? Who is your audience?    Read the full Story >>

Screening Room: The Birth of the iPhone

Vimeo   Thursday June 29, 2017

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the world-changing iPhone, but 10 years before that came the birth of the camera phone: On June 11th, 1997, Philippe Kahn created the first camera phone solution to share pictures instantly on public networks, notes the short documentary 1997: The Birth of the Camera Phone, from Conscious Minds. The impetus for the invention was the birth of Kahn's daughter, when he rigged a mobile phone with a digital camera and sent photos in real time.    Read the full Story >>

State of the Art: New VR Features for CC as Adobe Buys Skybox

nofilmschool   Thursday June 29, 2017

As we noted recently at Pro Photo Daily, Adobe has recently seen record revenue, and it has used some of that money to expand its VR tools by acquiring the Skybox plugin suite from Mettle, notes NoFilmSchool. While Premiere and After Effects already have extensive support for 360° and VR content creation, the Skybox suite extends those tools with a focus on placing text and graphics in a 3D space that is especially popular in documentary and advertising production.   Read the full Story >>

On View: Roger Ballen Teams with Die Antwoord on "Tommy"

YouTube   Thursday June 29, 2017

South Africa rap group Die Antwoord have teamed once again with the photographer Roger Ballen for its new short film Tommy Can’t Sleep, on view now. “It's all extremely Die Antwoord: twisted, terrifying, absurd, funny, outlandish. And that's before you get to Jack Black's cameo as a rat-person who wants to spray-paint dicks on the walls,” notes Vice. Ballen, whose mysterious and disturbing black-and-white photos inspired Die Antwoord's imagery from the start, was behind the art direction. Dazed  has more.   Read the full Story >>

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