Nate Weber

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Pro Tip: Some Airlines Have a Special Luggage Allowance for Media So You Can Pack More Gear

If you’ve ever shot on-location somewhere far away, you probably had to make this tough decision: what gear do I take and what do I leave at the …

Self-Promotion Is Not Crucial (Unless You Want To Get Ahead!)

Growing up on a dairy farm, with six brothers and sisters, it was drummed into me from an early age that humility is a virtue, and bragging, well… not so much. My parents, both humble to the core, told us that if we worked hard, and did a good job (at school, in athletics, or elsewhere) we’d be …

Color Palette Breakdowns of Classic Movie Stills Celebrate Beautiful Cinematography

While watching <i>Skyfall</i> and finding herself more captivated by the images than the story, Roxy Radulescu decided to look into the colors that comprise …

The Case For Passion Projects - Black Sheep Agency

The Black Sheep Agency was recently inspired by the comedian Louis C.K. (one of our favorites) who, while working on his television series, navigated …

Typography

The Benjamin Franklin Effect and why you need to quit your job before it's too late, by @attendly

There’s something you should know.<p>Your brain is reactive, and your moral values are pliable. <b>Your actions influence your beliefs</b>.<p>If you’re sticking it …

Ever fired anyone? Want to know how not to do it? Learn from Doug's...

I think I was twenty-five years old. Pretty young to have come to the conclusion that the man who’d helped me cross over the threshold into showbiz …

Clients! How to Give Better Critiques - Jesse Rosten - Director

Clients! How to Give Better Critiques <br>May 01, 2013<p>Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize …

The Surprising Benefits of a Creative Rivalry

Mohammed Ali had Joe Frazier; for Bill Gates there was Steve Jobs –chances are, you too have at least one close rival. You monitor their achievements …

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The 2013 NAB Show Schedule for Post<p>We're building a list of events and things to attend at NAB Show for POST! Here's what we have so far, let us know …

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Tutorials & Tips From Ryan E. Walters

© 2009 Ryan E. Walters - Stock Footage<p>So you have decided to quit your day job and venture into the exciting world of freelance work, where you get …

5 Ways the Camera Department Can Help Avoid “Fix It In Post” Headaches

Have you looked around on a film set lately?<p>You might notice that production and post-production are beginning to merge.<p>Walter Murch, the “Yoda of …

The 10 Commandments of Slating

Some time ago, long before our cameras were RED and cinema was digital, back in the days when film meant celluloid and the talkies were just …

How to Handle Working for an Asshole

<i>“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.”</i><br>– <b>George Carlin</b><p>Like any job, going to work in the film …

Be a Professional Amateur

What is a professional? In order to be a professional at a trade you just need to perform that trade for a living. Not a difficult concept, but we also assume that person is trained and experienced. When you hire a professional to perform their trade you are expecting a knowledgeable and career oriented person to come and perform the task admirably.<p>But what is an amateur? If you hired an amateur to perform something you wouldn’t expect the same craftsmanship you would get from a professional …

Inspiring Yourself

I have trouble with finding inspiration at times. I don’t mean ‘inspiration’ where you go on vimeo or youtube and see a cool video and want to do something like it. And I don’t mean 'at times’, like I have an off day, I go months without seeing something that inspires me to do something completely unique. Then sometimes inspiration hits you out of no where, like a subway tunnel that just has a feeling you cant help but want to capture. Hoping to get some free time for some fun projects next …

Gearheads. The New Demographic for Viral Video Relevance

Car enthusiasts have always been a rowdy minority, but it seems that niche market is one that loves viral campaigns.<p>In the past 30 days, at least 4 high-octane ads went viral.<p>BMW makes a beautiful ad likening the new M5 to a “Bullet”.<p>Mercedes has some fun with F1 legend David Coulthard and pro-golfer Jake Shepherd in this viral campaign for their Roadster.<p>Hot Wheels wants to reconnect with a generation of gearheads that outgrew toys with some real-life hot wheels at X-Games.<p>Ken Block is …

Master of Disguise, The Secret Jack of all Trades

I read a blog post by Robin Schmidt (aka_skid, The artist formerly known as El Skid) on Wide Open Camera the other morning. Once again he hit a topic that hit me close to home. I am currently a professional ‘Jack of all Trades’, multi-hyphenate, what-have-you.<p>In the past 2 weeks I have worn the hats of; editor, colorist, DP, asst. director, DVD author/duplicator, content manager, corporate videographer, and probably more. These various skills all learned out of a mix of personal passion and …

Professional Photography - A Distinct Step Towards Reinvention

I want to premise this post with recap of historical events.<p><i>1825 - Nicéphore Niépce invents the ‘modern’ camera and takes the first known photograph.</i><p><i>1861 - Patent for the first internal single-lens reflex camera filed in the UK</i><p><i>1884 - George Eastman replaces photographic plates with film</i><p><i>1897 - First folding pocket camera introduced.</i><p><i>1908 - Olympics are held in London for the first time.</i><p><i>1936 - First 35mm SLR becomes available</i><p><i>1970s - Auto-focus becomes available</i><p><i>1997 - Camera phones come into</i> …

To shoot flat or not to shoot flat? | XDCAM

There is a lot of hype around shooting flat. Shooting flat has become a fashionable way to shoot and many individuals and companies have released …

To Figure Out What You're Good At, Become an Explorer

A lot of success advice centers around the idea of "being honest with yourself about the things you're good at, and pursuing those things …

Do Less = Do More. the Art of Being Creative + Productive

<i>I’m a huge fan of the concept of “strategic renewal.” Chasing shiny opportunities, working in a reactive state and dealing with each new email that</i> …

How Personal Creative Work Leads to Commissioned Jobs

<i>I have been a long-time, huuuuge proponent of taking time to pursue personal work. Its in fact my pursuit of personal work to which I attribute a</i> …

Film & Production Industry

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, America Divided, the EPIX Original limited docu-series executive produced by Common, Norman Lear and …

Tips for Attending NAB From A Convention Veteran : NAB Show

<b>Walter Biscardi</b><br>Biscardi Creative Media<br>Buford Georgia USA<br>CreativeCOW.net. All rights reserved.<p><i>Ceasars Palace, home of my newly recommend buffet</i> …

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