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Tutorial: Why You Should Color Grade Your Video - and How to Do It

Matti Haapoja   Thursday March 22, 2018

Color grading helps to set the mood and feel of your footage — and when you’re using multiple cameras, color correction and color grading lets you create visual consistency with all the various footage. In other words, notes DIY Photography, it’s a must. In a new tutorial video, YouTuber Matti Haapoja breaks down his color-grading workflow in Premiere Pro. He makes use of LUTs, which are like color-grading presets for video.   Read the full Story >>

Documentary: A Bond Girl Battling Gentrification in Harlem

Vimeo   Thursday March 22, 2018

In Harlem, rent is war, notes Short of the Week, which praises the short documentary Single Room Occupancy, from filmmakers Artemis Shaw and Alexander Wolf Lewis. The doc focuses on Max, a former model who once appeared briefly in a James Bond movie with Roger Moore. Now she is a crusader battling white millennials “taking over” her local haunts in Harlem. “We didn’t want to make this film objective because it isn’t,” notes Shaw.   Read the full Story >>

Resources: Find More Funding with Kickstarter Patrons Program

KICKSTARTER   Thursday March 22, 2018

Some 66,143 film and video projects have been launched at Kickstarter since the crowdfunding platform’s debut in 2009, with $338.18 million successful dollars pledged. Now the site is offering even more access to funds via Kickstarter Patrons, a new pilot program meant to connect institutions that champion creative projects “with the creators bringing those projects to life." NoFilmSchool  has details on American Documentary  (AmDoc) and Pinewood Atlanta, the first two Patrons to be announced.   Read the full Story >>

Screening Room: Photographer Petra Collins In Focus

NOWNESS   Thursday March 22, 2018

The latest in Nowness’s series of films about photographers focuses on Petra Collins, who, notes the website, is “synonymous with pastel-hued coming-of-age portraits that give voice to the experience of female adolescence.” Collins reflects on a decade of work, recently brought together for a new book from Rizzoli, Coming of Age. “I don’t know what I’d do if I didn’t have photography,” she says.   Read the full Story >>

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