Celebrate Independence Day with a Video Break and a Tea Party

I just spotted this:

The 4th July celebrates independence from the Brits, and Unruly is joining in the fun by confirming the 100 most shared tea-themed videos of all time, It has also released an infographic featuring 10 famous – but hidden – internet memes in the Boston Tea Party scene. Can you find them all? Not to boast but we got all ten :-)…Celebrate Independence Day with a Video Break and a Tea Party

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The Friday Roundup – A Steady Hand, Speed Effects and Multi Level Menus

You Need a Steady Hand These days it would be pretty safe to assume that the vast majority of people are shooting their video in at least some kind of high definition format. With the introduction of high definition one of the major problems that we all inherited was that of maintaining a reasonable stable image so that anyone watching our projects didn’t immediately suffer from motion sickness nausea! Yes high definition is great because it captures incredible quality and detail but at the s…

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Watch this Mesmerizing Underwater Timelapse of Sea Life

I just spotted this:

“Slow” marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing ab…Watch this Mesmerizing Underwater Timelapse of Sea Life

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The Friday Roundup – Shot Tips, YouTube and Explosions

Pretty slim pickings this week for interesting news… or just about anything for that matter! OK, so Suarez bit someone in the World Cup but let’s face it, hardly any surprise there! However there was one really good blog post I came across that reminded me of a subject that I think a lot of people could benefit from. Shooting Better Video Over on the Wistia site this week they posted a great article with video examples of the some of the more common shots you can use to make your vide…

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Examining Kevin Smith’s Red State Self-Distribution Gamble

This may be of interest to anyone involved in the field of video editing:

Jeremiah Karpowicz examines the Kevin Smith’s self distribution strategy for his 2011 film, Red State. In January of 2011, Kevin Smith premiered Red State at the Sundance Film Festival. As with practically every film that’s screened at Sundance, filmmakers were there to show off their work in the hopes that one o…Examining Kevin Smith’s Red State Self-Distribution Gamble

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