I recently took on what looked like an enjoyable project via talenthouse.com for Marvel's upcoming X-Men Apocalypse film, being released May 27, and it didn't disappoint! The project entailed utilizing a few assets provided by Marvel, such as the X-Men logo, a couple poster stills, and their trailer. My goal was to make something palatable for... Continue Reading →
There's a perception that creating a promo video is THE key to gaining business, and that's not always the case.
The Canon C100 was a weapon of choice for a project I shot nearly a year ago in Guatemala (documenting poverty and the impact on children & families by charitable giving) and then recently in Peru where small form factor and a filmic image were desired. Also, shooting with a documentary format would require both location sound via a shotgun mic and... Continue Reading →
… it's rare for most church tech guys to get what they feel they need in order to perform their jobs as well as they think they should.
After all the footage is captured for a film/video project, the video editor holds the most powerful set of tools to set the tone, create interest, and to move the story forward in a logical format. Shot angles are chosen, bad shots are tossed or fixed, and the sequence of events are adjusted to retain viewer curiosity... Continue Reading →
...links for authors and screenplay writers to follow in creating meaningful stories...
Most people think of the bottom line when it comes down to purchasing new equipment, and cost is certainly a consideration. However, if cost is your only connection, you are likely a bit short-sighted. Trinity's Media Department has been recommending the benefits of newer camera technology for years, noting greater creativity and enhanced connection of... Continue Reading →
To find your niche, pick one and work at it. It's okay to do others to keep food on the table, but plug away at that one thing that gives you the greatest fulfillment in life and become great at it.
Most screenwriters spend their days creating multiple pages, adding them up until they find out that they have so much more to tell beyond their typical/average 120 page (feature length) allotment.