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Oscar & Emmy Winners are Teachers and Alums at Maine Media Workshops + College

Oscar & Emmy Winners are Teachers and Alums at Maine Media Workshops + College

Oscar & Emmy Winners are Teachers and Alums at Maine Media Workshops + College Maine Media Expands International Reach with Online Programs Wayne Beach is Faculty Chair of the Maine Media Film Program. He is also one of the pros who teach at the school. A screenwriter with a nearly …

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Yesenia Rodriguez Shares Drone Do's and Don'ts

Yesenia Rodriguez Shares Drone Do’s and Don’ts

Yesenia is a Director of Photography based in both Austin and Houston. She specializes in documentary and commercial work and is experienced with a wide range of production styles; she’s been in the industry since 2012. Prior to being a DP, she owned and operated a fine art print business …

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"Creating film music often requires leaving one's comfort zone, experimenting with different styles."

“Creating film music often requires leaving one’s comfort zone, experimenting with different styles.”

Christophe Alvarez is a concert pianist, doctor of music, composer and conductor. He is a tenure Teacher of Piano at the Academy of music Gheorghe Dima of Cluj. Christophe’s career led him to play in many concert halls and festivals in North America and in Europe. He is the author …

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Sean Silas Shares Drone Flying Tips and Best Practices

Sean Silas Shares Drone Flying Tips and Best Practices

Sean Silas aka Silas Of The Lamb specializes in graphics design, using software such as Photoshop, Affinity Designer, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Lightroom, ReaIlusion Character Creator 3, iClone 7, and Unreal Engine 4. He is also a guitarist/composer/producer. He uses software like Pro-tools, Reason, and Nexus.   How …

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Sarah Phillips Shares Drone Cinematography Pointers and Tips

Sarah Phillips Shares Drone Cinematography Pointers and Tips

 Sarah Phillips is a cinematographer and drone pilot in Los Angeles. She recently DP’ed a feature indie drama film in Los Angeles and Mexico called, “IRL,” about modern love and art (Best Cinematography Idyllwild Film Festival 2019, Best Cinematography Silicon Beach Film Festival 2019, RE-Frame Stamp 2018), a documentary …

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Joel Winter Shares Drone Settings and Drone Operating Do's and Don'ts

Joel Winter Shares Drone Settings and Drone Operating Do’s and Don’ts

Joel Winter is a Director of Photography with 11 years of experience filming for many productions and renown brands along the way. From Steadicam and gimbal operation abilities, to aerial filming with drones and helicopters, and a wide array of camera system, lens, and grip and lighting competencies – he …

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Expressing through Music the Feeling the Scene by Itself Already Evokes

Expressing through Music the Feeling the Scene by Itself Already Evokes

Photo by Zhiwei Liang. Follow on Instagram @lzwwilliam StudentFilmmakers takes five to chat with Marco Zannone, a composer we interact and chat with in the Filmmakers Forums Online. “I compose mainly piano and orchestral music. The main part of my work in the past years has been writing cues and …

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Cindy Chupack Discusses Challenges as a TV Writer

Cindy Chupack Discusses Challenges as a TV Writer

Exclusive interview conducted by Camille Haimet Cindy Chupack is an Emmy-winning screenwriter, author, and executive producer. Though her essays have appeared in such publications as “The New York Times”, and “O, The Oprah Magazine”, and she has completed a number of under-the-radar feature scripts, Ms. Chupack is most widely known …

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Zoom Q&A Interview with Bart Weiss – StudentFilmmakers.com & StudentFilmmakers Magazine

Zoom Q&A Interview with Bart Weiss – StudentFilmmakers.com & StudentFilmmakers Magazine

Above background photo by Joe Ciciarelli. | www.shotbyclarity.com | Follow on Instagram @ClarityControl Hello Filmmakers and Visual Storytellers! This is Jody with StudentFilmmakers.com and StudentFilmmakers Magazine. In this Zoom Interview, I’m talking with Bart Weiss. Bart is an award-winning filmmaker, educator and director/founder of the Dallas VideoFest and produces “Frame …

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Zoom Q&A Interview with Jared Isham - StudentFilmmakers.com & StudentFilmmakers Magazine

Zoom Q&A Interview with Jared Isham – StudentFilmmakers.com & StudentFilmmakers Magazine

StudentFilmmakers.com talks with Independent Filmmaker Jared Isham on Zoom. Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis, Associate Publisher/Editor for StudentFilmmakers Magazine.   Jared Isham (Bounty, 2009; Turn Around Jake, 2015) is an independent filmmaker and head of motion pictures at Stage Ham Entertainment. He also creates videos focused on helping filmmakers …

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