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Using Airsoft for Firearm Training | The Art of Manliness

One of my sheepdog goals this year is to become proficient with a handgun and to get my carry license.<p>I bought my first handgun a few months ago — a …

How Pixar created the ultrarealistic animated film, The Blue Umbrella (interview)

Director Saschka Unseld gets a good laugh when people learn that his film, <i>The Blue Umbrella</i>, is entirely animated. The short, which debuts alongside Pixar’s feature film <i>Monsters University</i> this summer, looks so real that you would swear it’s a blend of live action and animation. But it’s not, and …

Chain of Title, a New Innovative Website, Takes the Guesswork out of Copyrighting Your Work

Filmmaking is hard. We all know that. Fortunately, we have lots of tools, gadgets, and resources that make almost every phase of production easier: …

Cloud Filmmaking: Using The Internet To Make Inspiring Films

In the age of YouTube, a moving video can be a powerful tool for raising awareness. But not all nonprofits have the ability to put together a good movie about their work. Let It Ripple can help with that, with a hand from the global community.<p>Tiffany Shlain could have been satisfied with her impact …

Prepare To See Even More Films In High Frame Rates

If you're unfamiliar with the high-frame rate vernacular, films are normally distributed at 24 fps. With Jackson's distribution of 48 fps in select theaters, viewers are processing double the amount of images on images on screen in the same amount of time.<p>When initial reviews of the high-frame rate …

Are You Really Ready to Crowdfund? Here Are 8 Tips from Filmmakers Who’ve Been There

Are You Really Ready to Crowdfund? Here Are 8 Tips from Filmmakers Who've Been There<p>We’ve all heard how great crowdfunding can be for filmmakers. …

8 Gadgets For Low-Budget Filmmaking at the National Association of Broadcasters

With more than 1,600 exhibits at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention, it’s damn near impossible to hit all of them up. But …

Robert Scoble will Never Live Another Day Without a Wearable Computer

Robert Scoble’s Google Glass unit was a major talking point at this year’s The Next Web Conference Europe. Whenever I saw him he was letting someone try it on, and it was surprising how many people were completely relaxed about it. The only negative response I saw was when an audience member told …