David Schonauer

Resources: Making a Video From the Ground Up

PremiumBeat   Thursday April 26, 2018

Perhaps you’re a novice filmmaker. Perhaps you’re simply ready for a refresher course. PremiumBeat offers a inclusive collection of how-to videos (from its new Shutterstock Tutorial YouTube channel) covering everything from exposure and camera movement to shot selection and video editing programs. It’s one-stop education.   Read the full Story >>

Screening Room: Designer Kenzo Takada's Hands

NOWNESS   Thursday April 26, 2018

“The hand is where the mind meets the world.” So says iconic designer Kenzo Takada in a short profile by Buenos Aires-based filmmaking collective 1985. The film offer up “an unconventional study” of the Japanese-French founder of the eponymous fashion house, told through his hands, notes Nowness. "We believe hands can tell you a lot about a person, because hands do not have a social construction,” note the filmmakers.   Read the full Story >>

Insight: 5 Essential Tips for Crafting the Narrative in Your Documentary

nofilmschool   Thursday April 26, 2018

“Constructing the narrative is the most important part of the documentary filmmaking process. It’s also the most challenging, as there is no script,” writes director Luke Korem, whose latest film is the Sundance documentary Dealt. At NoFilmSchool, Korem offers tips on how to craft a narrative in your doc. His number-one piece of advice: “If the story you end up telling is exactly as you had imagined, then you weren’t listening.”   Read the full Story >>

Time Lapse: Setting the Speed Record on El Capitan

Vimeo   Thursday April 26, 2018

On a cold, misty morning late last October, after 11 previous attempts, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the speed record for climbing The Nose route of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. The duo made it up in 2 hours, 19 minutes, and 44 seconds. Photographer Tristan Greszko captured the climb in a seven-minute time lapse. “Watching this as it happened was one of the more incredible spectacles I've ever witnessed,” he notes at Vimeo.   Read the full Story >>

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