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cetzilla
  • Fuck yeah girl, do it!

    whoneedsfeminism:

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    I need feminism because I want to be a director, not an actress.

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  • hitrecordjoe:

hitrecord:

CALLING ALL CINEMATOGRAPHERS / PHOTOGRAPHERS / VIDEO EDITORS!
Come work w/ us on a new SHORT FILM based on this awesome road tune “Good Nights!” 
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Here’s how YOU can contribute to this collaboration:
CINEMATOGRAPHERS & PHOTOGRAPHERS: Grab your cameras! Let’s get more video footage & take more photos of The Road - specifically w/ regards to traffic lights.
VIDEO EDITORS: Use visuals of The Road & start cutting them to the beat of the song.
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You can contribute to the “Good Nights” collaboration HERE!


Check this video and come work with us! :oD
  • hitrecordjoe:

    hitrecord:

    CALLING ALL CINEMATOGRAPHERS / PHOTOGRAPHERS / VIDEO EDITORS!

    Come work w/ us on a new SHORT FILM based on this awesome road tune “Good Nights!” 

    ==

    Here’s how YOU can contribute to this collaboration:

    CINEMATOGRAPHERS & PHOTOGRAPHERS: Grab your cameras! Let’s get more video footage & take more photos of The Road - specifically w/ regards to traffic lights.

    VIDEO EDITORS: Use visuals of The Road & start cutting them to the beat of the song.

    ==

    You can contribute to the “Good Nights” collaboration HERE!

    Check this video and come work with us! :oD

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  • shittyrigs:

“When there’s no room for sticks.”
Submitted by Shane

At least it’ll fall on the bed if it tumbles.
  • shittyrigs:

    “When there’s no room for sticks.”

    Submitted by Shane

    At least it’ll fall on the bed if it tumbles.

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  • Imagine talking to someone while you’re walking toward the car, turning around and walking into this. Dangerous stuff. Hilarious, tho.
shittyrigs:

“Improvised car rig. Baby C-Clamps, gobo’s and arm, ratchet down for stability.
Love your blog guys! Gave me a lot of ideas”
Submitted by Arnaud
  • Imagine talking to someone while you’re walking toward the car, turning around and walking into this. Dangerous stuff. Hilarious, tho.

    shittyrigs:

    “Improvised car rig. Baby C-Clamps, gobo’s and arm, ratchet down for stability.

    Love your blog guys! Gave me a lot of ideas”

    Submitted by Arnaud

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  • How the Eff?

    My little sister turns 18 this weekend. We’re going to Miami on a trip funded by yours truly, out of my security deposit from prior digs that I just got back. My lease is up at the end of the month, so I need to pack & pay people to move that sh*t for me, cuz doing that ish with my bones and asthma is a recipe for an ER visit.

    In the mean time, I’m still trying to add more gear (that will actually add production value) to my arsenal to try to get 3-4 polished pieces finished in a 10 week period, since I have a portfolio review coming up then.

    And I gotta eat.

    I’m about to be stressed out after next week, but it’ll be worth it. My sister hates being stuck here (being younger and not having traveled as much), and she’s still adjusting to being a teen mom. In light of the fact that family trips (funded entirely by my mom’s one-income budget) stopped once my parents broke up (my sister was between 4-6 when it was all happening), I can’t not do this for her. So I may end up hungry in the last days of the month, but it’s worth it.

    Still tho, can I fuc*kin build a sterling portfolio of work I’ve directed/DP’d instead of 1stAD’d or whatever in 10 weeks?! We’ll see.

  • turnstylenews:

Long Way Left To Go: Women Directors Face Uphill Battle in Hollywood
This week film journalist and filmmaker Amanda Mae Meyncke takes a look at the uphill battle women directors face in Hollywood through the lens of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women and her own personal experience. First up: the DWW through the eyes of one of its current participants.
Women directors make up less than 10% of all working directors in Hollywood, and the AFI Directing Workshop for Women has been doing its steady best to change that number. Since the program’s inception in Los Angeles in 1974, there’s been plenty of famous faces in the ranks, and a high percentage of the alumna have moved on to directing features, television shows and creating their own singular works.
Lauren Ludwig is the prime example of a women director who doesn’t take no for an answer, and makes things happen without waiting for the perfect moment. One of the eight women chosen to undertake the AFI Directing Workshop for Women this year, she’s an accomplished playwright, radio and theatre director as well as a writing coach who has won numerous awards for her theatrical work. Her short film Burns Brightly, created during the workshop, finished production this summer. We recently caught up with Ludwig to catch a glimpse of what the program was like on the inside.
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Photo : Chris Schwartz [Reproduced with permission]
  • turnstylenews:

    Long Way Left To Go: Women Directors Face Uphill Battle in Hollywood

    This week film journalist and filmmaker Amanda Mae Meyncke takes a look at the uphill battle women directors face in Hollywood through the lens of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women and her own personal experience. First up: the DWW through the eyes of one of its current participants.

    Women directors make up less than 10% of all working directors in Hollywood, and the AFI Directing Workshop for Women has been doing its steady best to change that number. Since the program’s inception in Los Angeles in 1974, there’s been plenty of famous faces in the ranks, and a high percentage of the alumna have moved on to directing features, television shows and creating their own singular works.

    Lauren Ludwig is the prime example of a women director who doesn’t take no for an answer, and makes things happen without waiting for the perfect moment. One of the eight women chosen to undertake the AFI Directing Workshop for Women this year, she’s an accomplished playwright, radio and theatre director as well as a writing coach who has won numerous awards for her theatrical work. Her short film Burns Brightly, created during the workshop, finished production this summer. We recently caught up with Ludwig to catch a glimpse of what the program was like on the inside.

    Read more

    Photo : Chris Schwartz [Reproduced with permission]

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  • When someone mistakes me for the Script Supervisor…

    1stassistantdirectors:

    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8aub4P5f01qbhr6do1_400.gif

    Or makeup. Or their gopher. Or their lens holder.
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  • Notes from the Diaspora

    I want to start shooting a series of documentary web spots focusing on both the shared and diverse experiences of those in both African and Desi communities. These wouldn’t be combined. One would be African Diasporic and the other Desi.

    If you’d like to be involved, or know someone that would, reblog, retweet, DM, ask on here, and I will get at you.

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  • Clear sign that my brilliant idea came only after I’d taken my Ambien.
  • Clear sign that my brilliant idea came only after I’d taken my Ambien.

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  • Wrapped my cinematography shoot today. Feels good to be finished. Glad I’m not editing. In scheduling, I don’t think out editor appreciates how much I do to make it to shoots and be on. Today (and Monday), I took the three buses from St. Pete to Tampa, with my camera, crane, and assorted gear. Today it was all of that, plus my slider. My assorted gear, including monitor, C47s, extension cord, etc. was put in my backpack and I added my laptop to dump footage more quickly. I ended up having to take a $54 cab back home, but this needed to get done.
Here’s a screenshot from one of the sliding test shots, shot from more of a (not very high) bird’s eye view.
  • Wrapped my cinematography shoot today. Feels good to be finished. Glad I’m not editing. In scheduling, I don’t think out editor appreciates how much I do to make it to shoots and be on. Today (and Monday), I took the three buses from St. Pete to Tampa, with my camera, crane, and assorted gear. Today it was all of that, plus my slider. My assorted gear, including monitor, C47s, extension cord, etc. was put in my backpack and I added my laptop to dump footage more quickly. I ended up having to take a $54 cab back home, but this needed to get done.

    Here’s a screenshot from one of the sliding test shots, shot from more of a (not very high) bird’s eye view.

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  • Forever Young

    As far as I know, this is the first time my school has had a 24 hour film challenge. It was modeled after the 48 Hour Film Fest, but included submissions based on classic Universal horror monsters from the Media Arts & Animation and Photography majors, as well as film. My group was only one of two to finish. Even though we broke the stay on campus rule and got chewed out for it, I’m still happy with the way we did it. We almost exclusively had to use existing outdoor lighting (in addition to Jeep fog lights), so there was noise, but it’s par for the course. Had we had more time, audio (which was all put in in post) would have rocked the score and effects. We got some dolly action, some crane action AND locations that weren’t on campus! For a group of 7 that hadn’t all worked together before 6pm the previous night, we rocked out. We finished, and we showed up for the screenings early!

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