There’s a lot of misinformation online. And, a lot of false things have been said about the film industry, many of which were being said even before the Internet.
It seems like some of the worst advice has found its way to top of the search results.
But, among all the misinformation (some of which you have to pay to access), I found a few courses that would be useful to filmmakers. Continue reading “Our favorite online film schools”
Acquiring the seed and a spot to plant it in, that is development. Planting the seed, that is pre-production. When it finally bears fruit, then you have a film. – Ptara
Once again, techies have been spreading misinformation on how a film is made. Just because you helped design a cool piece of software doesn’t mean you know everything, and one thing they especially seem to get wrong is the difference between development and pre-production.
The main problem is that most of them don’t seem to think that there is a difference, or they think that development is part of pre-production. (Hint: I highly recommend Micheal Wohl\’s course on how to use Final Cut Pro X, although I take issue with some of his workflow advice, and also recommend his course on Apple Motion. However, steer clear of his course on Production, it\’s very badly researched and poorly prepared.) Continue reading “The difference between Development and Pre-Production”
Today Ptara is joined by two world class historians who give their take on what started the war of 1812.
They examine the speeches of the British Parliament and the US House of Representatives. From Jefferson’s purchase of Louisiana, up to the repeal of the Orders of Council, the US and Britain had shaky relations. Continue reading “What started the war of 1812? Canadian and American viewpoints”