Light an Interview

How To : Create a lighting setup for an interview

When shooting a traditional-style interview, one of your jobs as cinematographer is to think about lighting so the viewing audience doesn't have to — that is, the lighting should serve and most not distract from the subject. This free cinematography lesson presents a number of ...more

How To : Make a documentary film step-by-step

In this Film & Theater video tutorial you will learn how to make a documentary film step-by-step. The various steps involved in making a documentary are defining the documentary, stylizing the genre, shooting and finally editing. A documentary is a movie that documents reality ...more

How To : Find cheap and cool DIY lighting for your film

Continuing on with budget lighting, we explore using Fluorescent and LED lights, along with using available light, bouncing it with a reflector. These setups will work great for interviews, video casting, vlogging, and the likes. These lights use less power and also generate m ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Improve outdoor interview imagery

Many people like to interview subjects outside because they enjoy the look of sunlight over tungsten lights. However, it can be difficult to work with such an uncooperative key light. In this Israel Hyman video are some ideas which can help you improve your outdoor interview i ...more

News : Explorers of Light - Crescenzo Notarile

SEE THE VIDEO INTERVIEW HERE Buono started his career on the camera crews of studio films including Twister, Conspiracy Theory, and Armageddon. He was a cinematographer on Green Street Hooligans and wrote and produced the theatrical documentary Bigger Stronger Faster.

HowTo : Make Prison Cigarettes with Spinach

Akin to pruno, Blacktable's homemade cigarette "recipe" first originated with prison inmates: "Cigarettes in jail can cost as much as $40 a piece. (As a result), inmates have turned to common items to get their fix, crafting smokes from dried spinach, spices and even coffee g ...more

News : What if Your Face Was Covered in 50,000 Bees?

Every year in Ontario, Canada, the Clovermead Bees & Honey, Bee Beard Competition is held. Categories include squeezing honeycomb, lighting smokers, suiting up quick, and building bee boxes, and catching bees. The category highlighted in the name of the competition, Beebeardi ...more

Tweens 'n' Teens : Charlie St. Cloud

Hey editor Mike here from thesubstream and I would like to welcome our newest contributor to the site, our tweens 'n' teens cinema specialist, my little sister Amanda. We're going to make her go watch all the movies that we don't want to see ourselves and then make her tell us ...more

Otherworldly : Optical Delusions and Small Realities

Last week in New York, I saw the new show Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities at the Museum of Arts and Design, at Columbus Circle near the edge of Central Park, between Broadway and Eighth. Below is the museum’s description of the show: “Otherworldly: Optical ...more

News : Choosing a 3D Animation School

Animation Training: In terms of training, few actually get the "right" training. They go to a crash course program like Mesmer f/x (which teaches you about brand X software in 3 short weeks), put together a rather weak demo reel in the same timeframe, and then hit the streets ...more

Dungeon Defenders : Heaven for Hardcore Gamers

Dungeon Defenders is the most exciting craft game on the Fall 2011 release schedule. I got a chance to play it at PAX in August and interviewed developers Trendy Entertainment last month. After more than a year of publishing difficulty and delay, the game finally came out on P ...more

How To : Communicate your strengths in a job interview

You know this is the job for you. Here’s how to convince the person doing the hiring. Learn how to do well in a job interview. You Will Need * A job interview * A few job skills * Some good qualities * A thesaurus * Time to prepare Step 1: List your strengths Determine what ...more

News : Brian Craig- Wankiiri Interview by Adam Reeder

The Process & Form Of Brian Craig- Wankiiri By Adam Reeder The best way to learn the trade of art is to do as artists have always done, learn from the best. I think it is without question that Brian Craig- Wankiiri is one of the greatest living sculptors on the planet. I fi ...more

How To : Win a beauty pageant

Are you thinking about entering a beauty pageant? Do you need tips and information on preparing yourself for such an event? Our expert, a pageant contestant, judge and director, shares her knowledge in this series of informative videos. Learn how to apply makeup evenly and eff ...more

News : What We Know About Magic Leap's Amazing Tech So Far

Virtual reality headsets are all the rage these days, and among the menagerie of tech companies gunning for the top spot, there's one mysterious startup that is ahead of the game—Magic Leap—and you can tell just by watching their latest demo video of their product in action. V ...more

News : Your Desk Can Be an AR Smart Surface with Lampix

If you ever imagined turning the surface of your desk into one large augmented computer, well the future might not be far off, my friends. Lampix, the company that transforms any surface into a smart surface, is currently working on a portable and quite fashionable lamp to pro ...more

How To : 5 Reasons You Should Stop Sleeping In

Are you someone who always struggles to wake up in the morning, no matter how much you've slept? For most, the thought of getting out of bed any earlier sounds horrific. Yet dragging yourself out of bed and towards the coffee maker a few hours earlier each day can have benefit ...more

News : Your Bose Headphones Are Spying on You

Bose Corp is the latest company trying to make another dollar off of you without your permission. Bose Connect, the companion app to the swag $350 Bose headphones, is not the Jane to your Jack that maybe we all hoped it to be. Yesterday, Kyle Zak filed a lawsuit against Bose ...more

News : How Face Tracking & Augmentation Technology Works

Thanks to Snapchat, we're all familiar with face swapping and augmentation thanks to some clever, fun technology. But that's just the beginning, because this kind of augmented reality can do so much more. We spoke to Peter Busch, VP of Business Development at Faceware Technol ...more

How To : Quiet an Overthinking Mind

We all carry a bit of anxiety around with us. Is our boss still annoyed because we could barely stay awake in yesterday's pre-dawn meeting? Will our friend hate us forever because we forgot to call them back two weeks ago? Whatever worries pop up in your mind, whether they're ...more

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