A database is a tool for storing, organizing, searching, investigating and displaying mass amounts of information and how it relates to even more information. Ahhh! Information management.... this sounds like something we can use in our production.
In January of 2011, at the Sundance Film Festival, the world's indy elite descended on Park City, Utah to showcase their newest projects and gain some momentum and word-of-mouth with the hopes of getting distribution for their films. Dotting the landscape also were some indy filmmakers whose films don't have any actors of note, no special effects and rely solely on story and passion to gain the attention of festival goers and distribution companies. One such filmmaker is Sean Durkin.
Let's get real. If you are looking for a job you are not alone. You are competing with thousands of other job seekers just like you. So how do you stand out above so many other well-qualified candidates? How do you get an employer's attention?
Some folks are sending out Video Resumes instead of the usual, run-of-the-mill paper resumes. But do video resumes work? Do they really make you stand out? Will they help you land a job?
In 1989, when Doc Brown and Marty McFly went forward in time in Back to the Future2, they went to the year 2015 - just two years from now. I love movies about time travel, some explain things well, some poorly or not at all.
What is Copyright? Originally designed to protect printed material from being copied without permission, the copyright laws have now extended to include any original work created by an individual, giving that creator exclusive rights to control that material.
We've often talked about documentary video on this site and the one thing that we've stressed time and again is that a documentary topic does not need to be "big" to be good. Many readers look at documentaries like Ken Burns' Civil War and assume that all documentaries need to be similarly epic sagas. But sometimes smaller stories have even more potential to really speak to people.