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Lifeboat, the Oscar-nominated documentary short, is a sobering examination of mass immigration. It tells the harrowing story of refugees who attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea from the northern coast of Africa. Director Skye Fitzgerald and Producer Bryn Mooser follow a rescue team from the German non-profit Sea-Watch, which helps carry refugee boats off the coast of Libya to safety. ProductionHUB member Skye Fitzgerald gives us a behind-the-scenes look.
Whether you want to make a documentary about a famous shipwreck, film sea creatures on their migration routes, take shots for your new adventure/thriller movie or just wish to take unique mementos from your diving trip, you will be happy to hear that you can find some of the most attractive locations for underwater filming in Florida.
You take the plunge and the cool quiet mumbling of life below edges out the background hum of the world above. Everything beyond the surface takes a distant place in your ears, and if you’re lucky, in your mind, too.
I was fortunate. The director of my first two feature documentaries insisted that we shoot the projects on film. The texture, emotional quality, and pure beauty of capturing life with camera negative was intoxicating. But the greater value to me were the lessons learned from the discipline that film exacts on the production process. These lessons still guide my approach to cinematography in this digital age.
The power of animation comes from its limitless ability to make complex ideas come to life which anyone can understand. Many assume that animation is too expensive to produce. A high-end commercial in the style of a Pixar movie can cost millions, but for companies with limited budgets there are many creative solutions that allow us to produce affordable animation with the help of technology and experience. From digital puppet shows to white board animations, and automated lip syncing, budgets can range from a few thousand dollars to much higher. In this article I will cover three advantages of using animation, and how they can help you to make an informed decision to use animation in your company video.
Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher, a nature documentary chronicling the incredible friendship between a filmmaker and an octopus, charmed audiences across the globe. The insightful and fascinating film brought people together last year during an unprecedented and uncertain time. The film has won multiple awards this season, including the ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Documentary (Feature) and the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary. It is also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary.
Editors, Sound Designers & VFX Artists Share Their Secrets at MEW’s 6/8 EventBy N. HalpernOn June 18th, the Manhattan Edit Workshop presented “Inside the Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story,” a series of panels on post-production techniques. The day’s events included panels that ran the gamut from picture editing, to sound design and visual effects. Here are some highlights from the day’s panels.In the afternoon panel “Anatomy of a Scene: Documentary and Narrative Editors Deconstruct their Work” film editors Michael Berenbaum, David Tedeschi, Jeffrey Wolf, and David Zieff screened and discussed sequences from documentary and narrative film projects, charting the processes of their respective developments.
I recently attended the 20th annual Real Screen Summit in Washington D.C. This mid-winter convocation has become the pre-eminent gathering of buyers, distributors and producers of reality TV, documentaries and other non-fiction programming in the Americas. Consequently, it also attracts hundreds of producers working in these genres eager to distribute finished or nearly finished programs, and to pre-sell projects in varying stages of development.
“I feel empowered when I’m holding a camera,” Susu Hauser, adventurer, world-traveler, filmmaker, TV industry veteran, wife and cinematographer says with a gleam of pride in her eye. And she should feel proud. As one of the few female camera operators in the docu-reality TV world, she’s a groundbreaking trailblazer paving the way for more women to emerge in this extremely male-dominated field.
Search for the UK’s leading VFX studios on Google Maps. You’ll likely find your pointer launched into the hustle and bustle of London’s Soho hub.