Magazine Article Archive

Sunrise and the Pot of Gold: Defining ‘What is Light?’ and Controlling Color for the Most Effective Images by Ira Tiffen

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Sunrise and the Pot of Gold: Defining ‘What is Light?’ and Controlling Color for the Most Effective Images by Ira Tiffen. Pages 6, 8. Look around you. What do you see? Perhaps, not quite what you are thinking. What you really see aren’t the objects …

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Post Production Workflow of Reality Series, Blind Date: Career Advice & Lessons Learned from Behind the Editing Room by Daniel Gaucherassistant

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Post Production Workflow of Reality Series, Blind Date: Career Advice & Lessons Learned from Behind the Editing Room by Daniel Gaucherassistant. Pages 50 – 52. Behind every production lies a whole intriguing world of personalities, power struggles and problem solving that make up the day-to-day …

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Establishing a Meaningful Connection with Your Audience: Four Basic Ingredients to Season Your Screenplays by Michael Karp, SOC

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Establishing a Meaningful Connection with Your Audience: Four Basic Ingredients to Season Your Screenplays by Michael Karp, SOC. Pages 46, 48 – 49. Considering some of the basic elements of almost all movies, films show: • A relationship forming or ending • Secrets • A …

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Storyboarding: Directing Shots: Telling a Visual Story, Varying Shots, & Introducing Movement by Mark Simonand

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Storyboarding: Directing Shots: Telling a Visual Story, Varying Shots, & Introducing Movement by Mark Simonand. Pages 42 – 45. As a storyboard artist, you will often be called upon to act as the director when working on a script. This is not to say that …

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Mounting a DV Cam to a Motorcycle: For a Low-Angle/POV Action Shot by Brian Flees

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Mounting a DV Cam to a Motorcycle: For a Low-Angle/POV Action Shot by Brian Flees. Pages 36 – 40. The key to getting the best action shot for your film is creativity. Materials can be found at most hardware stores for use as a camera …

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Stereo vs. Mono Recording: And the Impact of Surround Sound by Bryant Falk

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Stereo vs. Mono Recording: And the Impact of Surround Sound by Bryant Falk Pages 34 – 35. From the audio side, recording all started with mono; silent movies going to sync sound, and all with one microphone. Though practical, mono recording was still missing something. …

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New Filmmaker Ruben Obregon on La Primavera: Texan Filmmaker Utilizes His Experiences in the Navy to Create an Award-Winning Short by Jake Lovelldown

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. New Filmmaker Ruben Obregon on La Primavera: Texan Filmmaker Utilizes His Experiences in the Navy to Create an Award-Winning Short by Jake Lovelldown. Pages 28 – 32. When you enter the Navy at 17, you are certainly going to be greatly influenced by the events …

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The Creative Catalyst: An Unassuming Maverick Who Quietly Reinvented Industry Standards by Ira Tiffen

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. The Creative Catalyst: An Unassuming Maverick Who Quietly Reinvented Industry Standards by Ira Tiffen. Pages 26 – 27. While many know his name, few today may know what he did that was so important, because we have long been taking it for granted. At seventeen, …

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Digital Intermediate: The Wave of the Present: A Quantum Leap in Creative Control Over the Final Look of a Film by Steve Wright

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Digital Intermediate: The Wave of the Present: A Quantum Leap in Creative Control Over the Final Look of a Film by Steve Wright. Pages 22 – 25. There has been a paradigm shift in the movie making industry in the last few years. Perhaps you …

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Shooting Effective B-Roll for Documentaries: How to Shoot Coverage & MEM B-Roll and the Advantages by George Avgerakis“

Reference: StudentFilmmakers Magazine, February 2007. Shooting Effective B-Roll for Documentaries: How to Shoot Coverage & MEM B-Roll and the Advantages by George Avgerakis. Pages 18 – 20. If you ever saw the movie, Jerry Maguire, you know the four most important words in the movie: “Show me the money.” When …

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