Media Education: Foley Artist


Media Education: Foley Artist
Academy Originals present the work of the Foley artist (named after an Irishman, Jack Foley who developed the technique, while working for Universal studios in 1914).

Foley Artists featured in this short 7 min. video include: Gary Hecker (Django Unchained, Hancock, 300), Dawn Lunsford (Whiplash, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Transformers: Age of Extinction) and Alicia Stevenson (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, X-Men, Transformers: Age of Extinction) take viewers through the process of what they do as Foley Artists for film.

Source: Academy Originals

Media Education: Diegetic vs Non-Diegetic Explained


Media Education: Diegetic vs Non-Diegetic Explained
In this tutorial Videomaker defines diegetic and non-diegetic elements and demonstrate how they can be used to convey complex cinematic ideas. Learn to better control the emotional and intellectual response of your audience by understanding the mechanisms behind it.

Source: Videomaker on YouTube




Cinematography: How to get sharp and detailed videos


Fenchel & Janisch DSLR Tutorial Series: How to get sharp and detailed videos!

In this DSLR video tutorial Moritz Janisch talks about getting the best image quality out of your camera. First off there is not one perfect solution to get a sharp image (video) but as usual there are a few components that come together to create a detailed image.

Source: Fenchel & Janisch

Amor Sidhu: How I Made $2 Million Dollars Off My First Independent Movie


How an independent filmmaker, Amar (Paul) Sidhu, made an international movie ‘The Black Russian’, which netted him $2M, and now has the eye of Hollywood. Paul also gives some very good financial advice to budding filmmakers.


The Black Russian Trailer

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