There is a video revolution sweeping the nation: Over 90 percent of American homes have some form of video camera; we upload 24 hours of video to the Web every minute, and we watch two billion videos a day on YouTube.
Ever wanted to spice up your film with gut-busting puns or anecdotes? Is your latest comedy project not quite as funny as you’d like it to be?
Oh, the memories that Hester Schell’s new book, “Casting Revealed: A Guide for Film Directors ”, brings back!
In Live Audio: The Art of Mixing a Show, Dave Swallow covers all you’ll ever need to know to produce a live show.
Television Production & Broadcast Journalism By Phillip L. Harris, 2nd Edition (Goodheart-Willcox, Co., Inc.) will be available in March 2011.
This month SVN is presenting a great book that can be used as a supplement in the classroom, in your film club, or for individual instruction.
Teachers, who as a group spend in excess of 1.3 billion of their personal funds per year on classroom materials according to the AMerican Federation of Teachers, learn how to easily and successfully tap grant givers instead of their own pockets for much-needed funds with Chris Taylor's newest book, Granted! A Teacher's Guide to Writing & Winning Classroom Grants.
Summer break is right around the corner and for many of us it's the time to catch up on all the tasks we might have been too busy to accomplish during the school year. Reading is one pleasure that most of us cherish as a way to entertain ourselves and stimulate our ideas for next year's teaching.
Are you looking to create an online TV series but just don’t know how to start? Maybe you have a few great ideas but can’t find the hook for your series or need to build the dynamics of your plot.
"GreenScreen Made Easy" by Jeremy Hanke and Michele Yamazaki is a well written and easy to read small volume that offers a comprehensive treatment of this often misunderstood topic. The book is an excellent reference for any videographer using this technique (not just filmmakers), and much good background information about the technical aspects of shooting video is given.
“Fantasy stories have been around for a long, long time.”
Let's face it: Production classes need to be self-sufficient as school budgets are cut and arts programs are put on the back burner.
From Word to Image: Storyboarding and the Filmmaking Process focuses mostly on the storyboarding.