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Beyond Blues: 10 Twang Tips for “Workin’ Man Blues”

Inject your blues with a healthy dose of twang.

This Former Monk Explains Why You're Tackling Mindfulness All Wrong

Why you're doing mindfulness all wrong.<p>If you're up-to-date on your buzzwords, then you'll know that mindfulness is the new black.<p>It seems that everyone has their own idea of what it means to be mindful. Apps like Headspace, Smiling Mind and iMindfulness promise to help you center yourself, clear …

Five Things You Need to Know About Gain Staging Your Tube Amp

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Shane Gorski | Creative Commons</b><p><b>1. WHAT THE HECK IS “GAIN STAGING”?</b> <br>More commonly used in the professional audio and recording worlds, …

Sichuan Noodle and Pork Shoulder Soup (Yu Xiang Pai Gu Mian)

3 tbsp. canola oil<p>1 1⁄2 lb. boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1" pieces<p>8 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 (2") piece ginger, preferably young ginger, peeled and …

Jamaican-Style Jerk Spareribs

On Jamaica's Boston Beach, grill masters slowly cook a side of jerk pork for hours, until the skin is crispy and the meat is moist and flecked with …

Multicam Trick: How to Turn One Camera Into Two Angles

In this video I will show you how to create two camera angles in FCPX and Premiere Pro using a single video clip or angle. This video is an excerpt …

How to Set Audio Levels for Video

Bad sound can easily ruin good footage. Use these tips when it comes time to set audio levels for video and film projects.<p>As a filmmaker and …

What Exactly Does an Experienced Editor Do? This Short Animation Reveals Everything

We live in an age where a 6-year-old with a laptop and a copy of iMovie can edit some footage together. Editing software is abundant and as easy to …

Beef and Scallion Stir Fry

<b>Spicy scallions and perfectly stir fried and sauced beef make all the difference in this traditional dish. Make it at home and it will be better than</b> …

50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2015 - Page 4 of 5

<b>OMAHA FILM FESTIVAL</b><p><i>Omaha, Nebraska / Winter 2016 / omahafilmfestival.org</i><p>One of Omaha Film Festival’s biggest attractions is its screenplay …

Festivals

Learn How to Shoot & Edit a Smooth Day to Night Time-Lapse

Shooting a time-lapse is a little tricky to begin with, but things get even more complicated when you shoot one from day to night.<p>The major hurdle …

How to Make Granola In 5 Minutes Without an Oven (!)

Whether you're pressed for time or just lazy, you're gonna love this ready-in-five minutes, no-stove-required granola.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the</i> …

Breakfast

Shooting with a Smartphone

Letting a perfectly good camera sit in your pocket is a travesty when you could be shooting great video today! In this training video we show you how …

Framing

Tilts, Pans and Hand Held Camera Movement Shooting Tips

[Music Playing]<p>Each and every one of us wants to make professional looking video and one of the ways we accomplish that is by how we move the camera. …

Videography

Six Primary Styles of Documentary Production

From experimental to hybrid, the evolution of the documentary form has defied expectations as an objective truth delivery system. Whose truth is it …

Top Five Camera Motion Tips From Director Vincent Laforet [Interview]

We had the pleasure of speaking with the Pulitzer Prize winning photo-journalist turned director Vincent Laforet this week. He’s about to embark on a …

Tutorial: Creating hyperlapses with Final Cut Pro X

Hyperlapses seem to be the flavour of the month in TV production. So how do you use your DSLR to shoot one on location and then edit them in FCPX?

Color Grading: Exploration, Temperature and Contrast

Colorists tend to approach the task of correction and grading through multiple passes. When mixing light, I start with the <b>more surgical aspects of</b> …

Pudovkin's Montage: 5 Editing Techniques That Speak Louder Than Words

When it comes to Russian filmmakers, the first names that come to nearly everyone's mind are Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Eisenstein. Both were …

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How to Record Great Sounding Natural & Ambient Audio In-Camera

No budget for a dedicated sound recordist/mixer? No access to sound equipment other than a video mic for your camera? No problem.<p>As part of their …

Here’s how filmmakers use color to manipulate audiences’ emotions

Hollywood has yet to find a good idea it doesn’t immediately overuse and run into the ground. Take color grading, for example. Originally used (at …

Launch of the Mobile Film School

<b>Botello:</b> Mobile moviemakers who grew up going to the movies and watching cable television still want to get their films in the traditional theaters …

Creating an "Oh F**k!" Moment Through Better Video Editing

What do iconic movies like Dr. Stranglove, Alien, Psycho and Star Wars all have in common? They all knew how to create that, "Oh f**k" moment. You …

The Product Redefining Independent Filmmaking

<b>By Ryan McPherson</b><p>By now, chances are you’ve heard of the film <i>Tangerine</i>. The indie darling was the talk of the Sundance Film Festival, due to both its …

Adailylife.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Daily Life<br>• Egyptian Life<br>• Medieval Life<br>• Daily History<br>• Daily …

Evernote Guide for Organized Creatives

<b>Creatives are gatherers.</b> Inspiration, articles, photos, podcasts, videos – we love too many things, and that’s a good thing! All of it mixes together …

Grilled Thai Curry Chicken Skewers with Coconut-Peanut Sauce

5 stars based on 90 votes<p>This recipe was passed on to me by my dear friend, Kelly Santoro. She found it in the Costco magazine, of all places, but …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …