Mike Bennett

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Digital On Demand: Show Us The Numbers

<i>Video on Demand is a fast-growing distribution sector for films. But unlike theatrical box office reporting,<br>cable companies and other video viewing</i> …

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science<p>Penguin, Mar 15, 2007 - Psychology - 448 pages<p>Selected …

12 Things Happy People Do Differently

<i>“I’d always believed that a life of quality, enjoyment, and wisdom were my human birthright and would be automatically bestowed upon me as time</i> …

10 Tools For A Healthy Brain

As a neurologist who has treated memory problems for more than 30 years at the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology, the question I hear every day is, "How can I keep my mind active and sharp?" Here are 10 ways that I recommend:<p><b>Engage in Mental Exercises.</b><p>The brain is an organ that needs exercise. It is …

Self-Talk vs. Soul-Talk: Is It All Just Psychobabble?

Is learning to create the life you want instead of the one you settle for just another bunch of psychobabble leading nowhere? For some reason, encouraging people to claim authority over their own life experience seems to set off the critics. Toss in references to Soul or Spirit and the tempest …

Positive Thinking

10 Ways to Have a Happier Life

In my new book, "Spontaneous Happiness," I write about lifestyle practices that can help people achieve and maintain happy lives. Bear in mind that by "happy," I am not referring to endless bliss. Despite what many in the media proclaim these days, such a state is neither achievable nor desirable. …

Wellness

The Night Train Swimmers Honor Navy SEALs With World Record-Breaking 228-Mile Swim Down the Southern California Coast

On August 22 at 3 p.m., world class-swimmer Grace van der Byl stood on the shore at Point Conception, Calif. (near Santa Barbara) and launched herself into the choppy, 60-degree water.<p>And so began a grueling 228-mile journey for our six-person relay team, the Night Train Swimmers, who embarked on …

Consciousness: The Black Hole of Neuroscience

<i></i><b>What's the Big Idea?</b><p><i>“By the word ‘thought’ (</i>‘pensée’<i>) I understand all that of which we are conscious as operating in us.” –Renee Descartes</i><p>The …

The Life Out Loud: How to Conquer Fear

With a laugh that ascends the musical scale like a ringing bell, bright eyes brimming with joy and personal warmth that makes you feel as though you're standing in front of a campfire, Katia Verresen is someone you want to spend time getting to know. She works as a leadership coach, independently …

Anyone Can Change If They Take It One Step at a Time

<b>“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>I used to be an insecure girl obsessed with her weight, …

Relationships

The Secret to Happiness: 5 Tips to Feel More Grateful and Blissful

<b>“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.” ~William Penn</b> <b></b><p>Did you know that gratitude has been …

Happiness

The Highly Sensitive Person

Is this you?<p>Are you easily overwhelmed by such things as bright lights, strong smells, coarse fabrics, or sirens nearby?<br>• Do you get rattled when you …

9 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

Having enormous goals for your life is exhilarating, exciting… and at times, utterly terrifying. If you create daily habits to automate certain …

Productivity

3 Obstacles to Living in the Now (and How to Get Blissfully Present Again)

<b>“Never underestimate the desire to bolt.” ~ Pema Chodron</b><p>I have been trying this present moment awareness thing for a while now, about two years, and …

Mindfulness

Multicam for YouTube in Final Cut Pro X by Mark Spencer

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how easy it is for anyone to create a multicam edit in Final Cut Pro X.<p>Got a …

Motorized Camera Dolly for $300

This looks to be quick a bang-for-the-buck camera dolly. Looking forward to hearing more about this unit as they become available.<p>Check out these …

Lighting for Film & TV: 10 Tips for Making Your Subject Look Good

So I’m trying something a bit different here… I’m thinking “bite-sized blogs” – I thought shorter, quicker to read blogs (interspersed amongst more …

Sound-on-Sound magazine get brief hands-on with Zoom H6 audio recorder

Shares 19<p><b>By site editor Dan Chung:</b><p>Zoom’s new flagship H6 audio recorder was announced a few weeks ago and offers a novel solution for DSLR video …

Trends in Voice Over & the Affect on Audio/Video Production

<i>Guest post by David Ciccarelli, CEO & Co-Founder of Voices.com</i><p>The art of communication - the most powerful, persuasive, and distinctly human tool in …

Stop Talking About Your Film & Make It: How Daniel Patrick Carbone Went for Broke & Wound Up 'Smiling'

No budget, no experience, and no Ryan Gosling -- I'm not as cynical as Strong Bad, but this recipe rarely bakes into an "indie film" hit. And yet, …

Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

Augment your dSLR camera with an Android app that offers advantages like better focus, time-lapse photography, and even the option to share photos the moment they're shot. Sharon Vaknin shows you how.<p>That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help …

Shutter Speed

HD DSLR Filmmaking on Flipboard

By Steve Crow | Cinematic style videos created with HD DSLR cameras<p>NAB 2018 wrap up<p>NAB 2018 is finally over. After 4 days scouring the show floor …

How to succeed as a creative long term: know your C.O.D.B.

There are four letters out there (an acronym to be exact) that have the potential to literally shape your future as a creative, and to determine …

Best Microphones For Film Dialogue - Part 3099

If you’re an indie filmmaker one of the best investments you can make is in a good microphone for capturing dialogue on set. In the world of sound …

Rhino Rig for DSLR & Cinema Cameras by Kyle Hart

This looks to be a very versatile rigging system for a lot of different HDSLRs as well as the larger cinema cameras like the Canon EOS C100 and RED etc. plus if you support them on their kickstarter project, you’ll get a discount.<p>The Rhino Rig is an innovative shoulder rig, a culmination of art and engineering for its product category. In the past few years, the exploding camera industry has given film makers a huge number of camera and accessory options to choose from. For the most part, it’s …