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No More Heroes Anymore

June 16, 2021, 10:56 AM

https://cuttingroomtales.wordpress.com/2021/06/15/...

The Hero’s Journey: mythic or myth? ☛ Toby Litt recently wrote a fascinating article in which he argued that writing screenplays about climate issues has become difficult because movie screenwriters, and indeed audiences, have all got too use to the Hero’s Journey model of storytelling. His logic goes that tackling climate change requires collective action, […]

Win Big with NUGEN Audio's “Show Us Your Setup” Contest

May 19, 2021, 10:50 AM

https://www.dpagan.com/win-big-with-nugen-audios-s...

LEEDS, UK, MAY 17, 2021 – NUGEN Audio is excited to announce its “Show Us Your Setup” contest. Running May 18 to June 1, 2021, the contest asks mixers and producers to submit beauty photos of their studio or workstation with NUGEN Audio’s Paragon reverb on their monitors. Contestants have a chance to win a selection of NUGEN Audio swag and a $599 (USD) voucher, good for a full download of the Paragon plug-in or any NUGEN product(s) of equivalent value. Three lucky winners (first, se...

#audio production#nugen audio#paragon
The Sounds of Technology are Making Us Less Happy

May 19, 2021, 09:12 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/product-sound-design-...

As the former chief sound designer at Microsoft, Matthew Bennett created and shaped the sound of Microsoft’s major global products and platforms (Windows, Office, Outlook, Skype, Teams, Cortana, Hololens, Xbox, Surface, and Azure). The sounds he created for Windows are heard each day on more than a billion devices worldwide. And here, he shares his thoughts on how we can and should rethink product sound going forward...

Hollywood Professional Association Announces ALL IN Program Details

May 18, 2021, 10:37 PM

https://hpaonline.com/hollywood-professional-assoc...

HPA today announced program details for ALL IN, a free virtual event taking place May 24-27. Presented by HPA ALL, the foundational program driving HPA-led actions focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the industry, ALL IN is a week-long virtual event to raise awareness and promote DEI efforts in the industry. ALL IN will feature industry leading expert presentations, live discussions, and meet ups. All presentations of ALL IN are scheduled between 11 AM and 12:30 PDT, facil...

#hpa#events#dei
Film History Comes to Life in Hollywood Home Movi

May 9, 2021, 10:01 AM

https://filmschoolrejects.com/hollywood-home-movie...

From all-star tennis to Alfred Hitchcock eating a banana, these Academy Film Archive home movies show a different side of Hollywood throughout history.

A philosophy of sound

April 13, 2021, 08:52 AM

https://aeon.co/essays/the-universal-forces-of-sou...

When John Lennon was asked in 1975 why so many adults disliked rock and roll, calling it the ‘devil’s music’, he replied: ‘I always thought that it’s because it came from Black music.’ Reflecting on the past 400 years of white supremacy in the United States, including the recent attempted insurrection at the US Capitol in January 2021, I often wonder what Lennon would say of us today. Would he tell us to ‘Imagine there’s no heaven’ or would he sing ‘Stand by me’? Would he c...

#rhythm#sound#philosophy
And It Was All Yellow: The Color Theory of TV Graphics

March 29, 2021, 08:45 AM

https://filmschoolrejects.com/yellow-tv-graphics/

One of the finer comforts in life is settling in to binge-watch some old sitcoms. Maybe you’ve got some tea. Maybe you’re panini-pressed under a weighted blanket. But one thing’s for sure (or at least, it’s very likely): the title card of your binge-du-jour is probably yellow. Gilligan’s Island? Yellow. Taxi? Yellow. Laverne & Shirley? Cheers? M*A*S*H? All yellow, baby.

#color theory#tv#yellow
Shadow Play: The Art and History of Cinematic Chiaroscuro

March 19, 2021, 09:43 AM

https://filmschoolrejects.com/chiaroscuro-film-lig...

Don’t reach for the silk doublet or the overabundant bowl of grapes just yet. Chiaroscuro isn’t that fancy. At its most basic, the term describes the use of high contrast lighting to simulate depth on a 2D surface. The word even contains its own definition: “chiaro” means light, and “oscuro” means dark. Easy peasy.

#color#cinema#history#cinematography
Acupressure Slippers For Men Health Slippers

March 18, 2021, 11:25 PM

https://www.walkaroo.in/category/men-lifestyle-hea...

As a culture, Indians has always drawn a thick line between goals and greed. While aspirations may have been limitless, ambitions filtered through the lens of prioritization and practicality had always been limited. We had been tutored and trained to believe that the ultimate mantra in life was to seek contentment in what you had versus feeling deprived of what you did not. We are made to believe that no human being could desire to have everything in life. We were asked to set our sights on a fe...

#health slippers
Student Heritage Award Nominees Selected by ASC

February 4, 2021, 09:01 PM

https://theasc.com/news/asc-selects-2020-student-h...

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has selected its nominees in three categories of the 2020 Student Heritage Awards competition. The awards are one of many programs designed by the organization to support a new generation of talent in the early stages of their cinematography careers.

#cinematography
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