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For this weekend’s challenge, we’d like you to utilize something you probably haven’t seen since summer camp…the flashlight. This challenge will focus on the lighting effects you can create with one, or many. Feel free to use whatever kind you have access to, whether that be the old-fashioned LED, a helmet-mounted one, or the app on your iPhone! Submissions should be one minute or under.
Here’s an example of a video with flashlight lighting:
Hey there, poignant pattern-makers,
The Challenge this weekend is to begin with one object or idea (your theme), and change it over the course of your video. A theme in music, usually a melody, is occasionally repeated in an altered way, which creates a variation of that theme. Sometimes this means adding other instruments to create harmonies, or changing the rhythm of the original melody.
Three years ago, eight-time Staff Pick alum Eric Power captivated the Vimeo community with his paper-animation prowess in the short film "Path of Blood." Fast-forward to 2015, and he's released his first feature-length film by the same name, exclusively on Vimeo On Demand:
We wanted to know: how many minuscule cuts did Eric Power suffer while making a feature film entirely out of paper? So we decided to ask him that very important question (plus a few more for good measure).Continue reading…
- Behind The Scenes
Aristotle once said that the greatest form of beauty is symmetry. Many filmmakers avoid symmetrical images in order to stick to the standard “Rule of Thirds”, but some embrace centering their subjects to create unique, complex images.
Director, Wes Anderson is known to center his subjects quite often! And hey, if it's good enough for Wes, it's good enough for me! Check out this great compilation, Wes Anderson // Centered done by kogonada below!
This weekend, I challenge YOU to create your very own centered masterpiece! You can choose to either tell an original story or showcase a collection of clips. The rules are simple; conceptualize, shoot and edit a video (no more than one minute in length) using only shots where the subject is centered. Keep in mind: your final video does not need to be symmetrical by any means, only centered! Feel free to play with asymmetry and balance as long as your subject is in the center of the frame. Good luck and have fun!Continue reading…
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