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Oxford Film FestivalOxford Film Festival Call for Entries

Student submissions are accepted until November 15 with early bird deadline on September 30. Submit today on Film Freeway at - Female directors get 50% discount BlacheOXFF

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3D Design Motion TourThe 3D Design and Motion Tour 2019

Learn 3D production techniques from professionals. Get inspired. Coming to a city near you - this one-day event is for designers who are interested in learning in-demand 3D production techniques. The event will cover basic 3D skills and a step-by-step breakdown of processes used for creating a state-of-the-art animation. Includes presentations by celebrated 3D artists sharing their work and techniques.
All attendees will receive licenses of Cinema 4D, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, RedShift, and Linkedin Learning, and free resources from Kitbash and Sketchfab – a $1,000 value. To receive these goodies, you must be present at the event. Use the Coupon Code "STUFILM" for 50% off the $95 ticket.

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Color Palette of Film"Examining the Color Palette of Film: The Impact of Color and Its Use by Cinematographers" by Jacqueline Frost

The color palette of a film is a subtle way to visually enhance the emotional aspects of a film and guide the viewer to respond to it on a visceral level. Understanding the basic components of color, warm colors and cool colors, as well as how the audience responds to these colors is essential. Cool colors are violets, blues and greens. Warm colors are reds, oranges and yellows. Cool colors are generally used in science fiction films, murder mysteries, suspense films, and in some action and drama films. Warmer colors are generally used in comedies, love stories, family stories, and in some drama films...

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DXA-RED from BeachtekThe New Standard for Recording Audio on RED Cameras: DXA-RED from Beachtek

Super Compact and Easily Mountable Dual XLR Adapter for RED DSMC2 Cameras. Ultra Compact Chassis. 2 balanced XLR Inputs. Phantom Power. 40db or 60db Gain. Main and Aux 3.5mm Outputs. Bracketing Ability. 2-pin LEMO Power Jack. Micro USB Power Jack. Good / Over LED Indicators. Versatile Mounting Options.

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M. David Mullen, ASC"What is Realistic Cinematography?" by M. David Mullen, ASC

There has always been an impulse to make the lighting in a movie logically motivated, even in the heyday of the Hollywood Studio Era - for example, if someone lit a candle on the left side of the frame, the movie lamp simulating that source would not come from the right side of frame. A window on a soundstage set, in a scene set in the daytime, would have bright light shining through it, moonlight would appear darker than sunlight, etc. This natural drive to motivate light logically and dramatically, according to the needs of the story, was tempered by the studio's request that actors look their best at all times...

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film directing"Editing is Re-editing: 'Six Habits of Highly Effective Editors'" by Mark Kerins

One of the great pleasures of moviemaking comes when the raw footage has finally been edited enough that you can sit down and, for the first time, watch your whole movie from start to finish. Sure, the soundtrack's pretty rough, and none of the effects are in place, but there it is: you've made a movie. Well, not quite yet. Go ahead, take a day to get carried away in the excitement of seeing your story play out onscreen from beginning to end, to just let that feeling of, "it works," wash over you. Enjoy it. But then come back to the editing room ready to keep working.

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NAB Show New YorkNAB Show
New York®
October 16 - 17, 2019
New York, NY, USA
Jacob K. Javits Center

Give the media and entertainment routine a change of scene. Located in New York City, a melting pot of content, products, and inspiration, NAB Show New York is the largest gathering of the media, entertainment, and technology community on the east coast. It’s where insights are shared, makers meet, and creators connect—in the center of the world media capital. Visit
Visit StudentFilmmakers Magazine Booth # N1058 at 2019 NAB Show New York – Manhattan, NYC.


Get the full picture. Immerse yourself in the most dynamic, interactive experiences for photographers and videographers seeking the newest technologies and techniques that will take their art to the next level. This is the must-attend event of the year—join the entire photography and videography community at PHOTOPLUS 2019, October 24–26 at the Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. & StudentFilmmakers Magazine will be exhibiting at PHOTOPLUS.
Visit Booth # 665.
Color Grading 101 Easy Guide to FCP Visual Character Development Nonfiction Sound Design for Motion

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