Category: Education

BOOK REVIEW: Studio Daily Recommends My Newest Film Book for “Newbs”

Posted by Anthony - March 6, 2012 - Book Reviews, Education, Film Books shutup&shootBIG

In the latest review of The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide, The Studio Daily Blog, the people behind Film & Video, Studio Monthly and FilmFest websites declare it to to be:   “… a straightforward, densely packed compendium of wisdom on video production…here’s a book brimming with practical advice, not justfor beginners but for anyone [...]

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STUDY HALL: Color Theory for Filmmakers

Posted by Anthony - February 24, 2012 - Cinematography, Education, Film Books, Lighting pariahstill

(Above: Scene from Dee Reese’s Pariah as “painted” by D.P., Bradford Young) This week while teaching interview lighting techniques to the documentary classes at NYU I began discussing the use of color as yet another element of storytelling and thought I would extend that conversation to this blog, because I don’t think color gets all [...]

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Digital Hippo Proclaims: “Officially one of the best ‘how to’ books on film-making that I have had in my hands.”

Posted by Anthony - January 24, 2012 - Book Reviews, Education BookPages1

The Digital Hippo website just posted the first in-depth review of The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide and I couldn’t be more pleased.  Not just because it’s a good review, but moreso because the review cited all the things I was really struggling to get right in crafting the content, tone and style [...]

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SPOTLIGHT: NYU Film and TV – Documentary

Posted by Anthony - November 2, 2011 - Documentary, Education, Film School DocumentaryTitle

This is the first batch in a series of Double7Images signature BioCasts that we were commissioned to create for the fabled Film and TV Program at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, alma mater to the likes of Spike Lee, Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips, Oliver Stone and many more. The objective was to create [...]

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Episode #78 – The Production Workflow Show

Posted by Anthony - October 24, 2011 - Corporate Video, Directing, Double Down Film Show, Education ProdWorkflow1

It’s all about Production Workflow on this episode of the Double Down Film Show.  In another one our special “keynote addresses”, we’re going to walk you through all the physical steps of production from load-in to returning the equipment. We’ll share with you all of our insights, practical tips and the production practices that we [...]

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