Great storytelling comes down to telling the truth. And by truth, we don’t necessarily mean the facts. It’s deeper than that. Great storytelling tells emotional truths, pulling authenticity out by any means necessary. As filmmakers, it’s our job to do the digging. Interviewing for documentaries can be uncomfortable, because the truth is never simple. This is why documentaries are so important—they offer the time and context needed for the truth, as long as we can extract it.
Explainer videos are animated and short. Their primary goal ofproduct with explainer videois to present a business idea quickly. To engage and spark interest, these videos rely on quality visuals that grab attention. They use concise and clear language to directly explain what viewers are seeing. These videos can be educational and informational at the same time. In most situations, they are used to present products or services that companies offer. They explain the value of the product and what kind of problems that product can fix.
An intergalactic poacher hunts an alien species to the brink of extinction whose wounds generate healing crystals for humans. The short film was written, produced and edited within 48 hours as a part of the SCI-FI LONDON film challenge. The Cambridge based team were given the following criteria to incorporate into the film within 48hrs; Purple Is Her (Title), A map - a character studies the map and marks a location (Prop), including the words 'Very clever, you’re a real asset' (Dialogue).
Receive £50 discount this May when you attend Shadows & Light which is a two and a half days of presentations, practical workshops and social gatherings taking place in Brighton, UK 14-16 May. It brings together filmmakers so that they can learn from experts speakers, learn from each other and, perhaps most important of all, meet other like-minded filmmakers, helping forge a community of like-minded people.
Expectations are high for camera releases in 2017. Just like in years past, here's a round up of the latest camera rumours that have appeared online. While a lot of last year’s camera rumors came to fruition, it seems a few might have been a bit too optimistic. So, keep in mind, there are no guarantees here — only hopes and dreams. Here are the best rumors for cameras we may see released in 2017.
Shadows and Light is a new, unique event that brings filmmakers together for a lot of learning and a little bit of fun. Co-founded by Philip Bloom, Shadows and Light responds to the need in the UK and wider Europe for an event that can bring together our growing community of one-man-band filmmakers and small productions companies.