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DIY Film Makers Must Check This Essential List of Film Techniques and Tutorials

September 9, 2015

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For the film school uninitiated there are several routes to success in digital video. Whether smartphone shooting for quick social videos or creating professional productions, ‘no film school’ tutorials are everywhere online. No Film School is one of the best video education sites on the net. Essentially it is where filmmakers learn from each other. […]

Mobile Filmmaking: Smartphone Film Festivals

February 20, 2015

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Mobile video is the market all news, media and entertainment companies are chasing, with its promise of quick video content and on-the-spot immediacy. Shooting on smartphones is a core activity for many video journalists, but the growing number of amateur and professional filmmakers using them has also led to an explosion in creative mobile film […]

DIY photography: GIFs, pinhole cameras and 7 cool photo hacks

July 7, 2014

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DIY photography techniques always trump expensive equipment, whether it’s vaseline on the lens for soft focus shots or an elastic band as a substitute for a tripod. Now with maker culture in full swing the camera itself is the hack. Designing and building camera equipment used to be the preserve of big manufacturers like Sony, […]

Cinehacking with CultureLab and exploring space

May 19, 2014

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Maker Faire 2014 shed some light on the world of cinehacking: building your own equipment to create cinematic video. University of Newcastle’s CultureLab team talked about their Cinehack movement and WeLove Digital catalogued some incredible photography and film-making techniques. Maker Faire is an annual event to celebrate maker culture at Newcastle’s Centre For Life. This […]

BBC Fresh: Skin You’re In short doc

January 8, 2014

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BBC Fresh is a new site set up to showcase documentaries and short films from people who don’t have any prior experience of broadcast or ‘big’ budgeted productions. As a tester I submitted the film ‘Skin You’re In’ to them and was surprised at the results. The only terms and conditions are that the film […]

3D Print Show London: a video introduction to the UK’s largest 3D event

November 20, 2013

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Just a quick post today to showcase a video I put together at the 3D Print Show London last year. It was the inaugural event and featured a range of exhibitors from commercial desktop 3D printer systems (Formlab, Makerbot, Cube etc) to large engineering and academic research projects (Europac, University of Nottingham). Some of the […]

British Science Festival: Notes from the Edge of space and solar art

September 16, 2013

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Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian renaissance artist who gave the world the ‘Mona Lisa’ and the ‘Last Supper’, did not distinguish between art and science. Over the course of a career that included painting some of the world’s most memorable artworks, he also drew up designs for inventions including rolling mills, a machine for testing […]