The art of filmmaking is always evolving, but never has it experienced change on the magnitude of what we’re experiencing today. When the industry was born, only well-financed film studios could afford to make movies, as the costs of purchasing equipment and film, as well as the processing costs, were extremely restrictive. Furthermore, the editing process took skills and equipment that required the use of highly trained professionals. Today, anyone with a mobile phone can create their own videos.
It goes without saying that the internet has had a major impact on the filmmaking world. It has made many of the feats that go into filmmaking easier and, in some cases, possible for filmmakers. However before the introduction of the internet to the film industry the process of
creating a film from an idea was a longer and more difficult task.
Video platform, Vessel, launched this week, and has essentially fired a shot across the bow of YouTube by looking to attract some of the platform’s top content creators. While competing in a YouTube-dominated space is going to be an uphill battle, $75 million in venture capital cash and being helmed by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar ought to help.
New Zealand-based Wipster has taken the difficult review, revision and approval process, and launched a purpose-built platform specifically to simplify said process. While other platforms have competed in this space, Wipster has taken a creative - and pragmatic - approach to interface and usability.
We're very excited to bring you this interview with Devin Graham, AKA Devin Supertramp! Devin tells us all about his workflow, how Team Supertramp earns money, why he's changed his primary camera from Canon to RED, his preference in camera support and stabilization and tons more.
Portland, Oregon-based film studio, Stillmotion, today launched Story & Heart, the world’s first story-based footage licensing platform. Building on their production company’s philosophy of storytelling over anything else, Story & Heart takes the vision of Stillmotion to another level.
Whether you make a deal with a traditional distributor or self-distribute, there are many ways to get your low-budget horror films to your audience. The key to success is creating a marketable film and a well-researched distribution strategy.
Frame.io today announced the launch of their cloud-based video platform for creative professionals. Frame.io is a purpose-built web application designed to solve common issues in production and post production by building in features for video review, storage, transcoding, versioning and task management.