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January 21, 2014

Tutorials on Lynda.com

There is so much good support for your learning online.

Please make sure to do at least 8 hours of Lynda.com training over the semester.
UMD users will log in using their University Internet ID and password in order to access training videos available on lynda.umn.edu. Lynda.com's vast library is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and contains thousands of professional-grade Windows and Mac video tutorials.
Use your UMD log in to Lynda training tutorials:

Video Tutorials > Learn about videography and motion graphics, including tutorials on storyboarding, color correction, lighting, and video editing in After Effects, Premiere Pro, iMovie, and Final Cut Pro.
http://www.lynda.com/Video-training-tutorials/78-0.html

Photo composition
http://www.lynda.com/Photography-Photo-Assignments-tutorials/Foundations-of-Photography-Composition/80299-2.html

Project Imagination / a model for collaboration

Project Imaginat10n launched with a photo contest, inviting the masses to interpret 10 storytelling themes through photography. After receiving tens of thousands of submissions, the 91 winning photos were announced. Then, the 5 Celebrity Directors and 5 Film Contest Winners each chose 10 photographs, one from each theme, to inspire their films. Watch them all here...
https://www.longliveimagination.com/
http://screen.yahoo.com/projectimagination/

January 6, 2014

David Bordwell on Constructive Editing

Constructive Editing in Robert Bresson's Pickpocket from David Bordwell on Vimeo.

http://www.davidbordwell.net/blog/2012/10/28/news-a-video-essay-on-constructive-editing/
Essay by Bordwell

January 2, 2014

Sundance Film Fest > New Frontier

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http://filmguide.sundance.org/event/new_frontier

http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/996925/game-changing-art-and-tech-at-sundances-new-frontier

ALSO VIEW : Sundance SHORT FILMS
http://filmguide.sundance.org/event/films/category/SHP

Movies to catch on Netflix

http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/996252/movie-list-must-watch-films-you-might-have-missed
Movie List: Must-Watch Films You Might Have Missed
by BLOUIN ARTINFO 01/01/14 7:59 AM EST


"Frances Ha" - Directed by Noah Baumbach


"To the Wonder" - Directed by Terrence Malick


"Something in the Air" - Directed by Olivier Assayas