Jem Schofield who runs a successful blog about filmmaking called theC47 is teaming up with Josh Apter (post production) among others to hold a filmmaking Master Class on documentary in Manhattan, New York from August 6th to August 17th 2012. Here’s a brief description and if you want to know more check out their nice website at: thefilmmakersintensive.com This year’s program is designed specifically to allow each person that attends to learn true non-fiction, documentary filmmaking from some of the best documentary filmmakers in the industry. The program will include craft based training and Master Classes from world renowned documentary filmmakers such as Chuck Workman, Susan Froemke and David Zieff. All filmmakers whose body of work is not only widely recognized but also highly regarded. They have all taught their craft for many years and will bring their passion and knowledge of documentary filmmaking to the program.Read more
If you watch this piece please make sure you see it in HD and full screen. I’m posting this not only because there are beautiful shots in it, but also because of it’s very cinematic feel. I think this is a great example of how dolly timelapse can add some breathtaking sequences to a video clip and give it that 1 million dollar look. The dolly used in this timelapse video was a $895 “dynamic perception” kit. This very affordable electronic slider is currently on back-order. I would guess the video above, which was posted last week and already has 450 thousand hits, produced some sales for the “dynamic perception” kit. There are many other similar dolly systems currently being sold and I’m sure many of you readers have links and experience on these for us. Please share your knowledge in the comments. [UPDATE]: The price on the dolly is $895, the deposit for preorder is $450.Read more
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