The Nikon KeyMission 360 has been in-the-making for quite a while. It was first announced in January of 2016 at CES in Las Vegas. It was under glass at the Nikon booth, and they weren't divulging any specs.
CES 2017 was a buffet of new technology, though unfortunately, there was not very much new on the table in the area of camera tech. That doesn't mean we were left hungry. There was a lot on display that caught our eye.
Editing video changed dramatically once computers entered the scene, but now the landscape is changing again with the advent of 4K video. While being able to edit in 4K doesn’t push out the prosumer or even the casual editor, it does require that the computer doing the job has higher specifications.
In a world of distractions and snap judgements, engaging viewers as soon as they click on the video link is of utmost importance. Here’s a few tips on how to effectively captivate your audience in the first few frames.
People know YouTube as a place to find funny and cute cat videos, but YouTube can be more than that for the right individual. In this article I will share a solid blueprint to making $30,000.00 a year on YouTube.
A common feeling that is shared by most career creatives is that no project is ever complete. Even when it is turned in, delivered to a client or shown to an audience, there’s always the sense that something more could be done — an impulse that says, “This project could be better.” It’s that impulse that drives the creative to work harder, to try new things and to constantly improve.
Making a scripted video is a highly collaborative endeavor. It’s also one that can be quite nerve-wracking, and mistakes will be made – even if you’ve made multiple videos already. The best way to ensure a smoothly flowing video is to hire a script supervisor. What does a script supervisor do and why are they such an important member of a crew? Here you will find the answer to those questions and more.
"Security breeds stagnation,” said artist and occasional filmmaker Andy Warhol. Although if you’ve seen any of Warhol’s movies, like “Sleep” or his 1964 epic “Empire” (which is 8 hours and 5 minutes of a static shot of the Empire State Building), you may be wondering why anything he says should be taken seriously.
It's true that a director's artistic and visual aptitude is best highlighted when the camera starts rolling, but the true crescendos of any qualified filmmaker — whether a novice or seasoned professional — kicks off the moment a script lands in their hands.
Years ago, Stephen Covey published a now-famous book titled The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. One of the most noteworthy and valuable habits is the call to begin with the end in mind. Covey challenged readers to think ahead to their own funerals, imagining who they would like to be there and what they would like people to say about them, and to then live their lives in a way that accomplished that end.
Remember when MTV played music videos? Do you remember the first video they aired? It was “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles.
I remember debating with friends way back then on if it were possible that MTV could kill radio. Thirty-five years later, I think I can say radio is dead. Well, music stations, at least — talk-radio is another story. So the question now is: Will Facebook kill television as we know it?