Category: Skills and Crafts

Akira Kurosawa – Composing Movement

Can movement tell a story? Sure, if you’re as gifted as Akira Kurosawa. More than any other filmmaker, he had an innate understanding of movement and how to capture it …
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Vancouver Never Plays Itself

Perhaps no other city has been as thoroughly hidden from modern filmmaking as Vancouver, my hometown. Today, it’s the third biggest film production city in North America, behind Los Angeles …
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Buster Keaton – The Art of the Gag

Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he …
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Robin Williams – In Motion

Robin Williams was a genius, but he was also a dedicated craftsman who explored how an actor could express character through movement. Join me in honoring this tiny facet of …
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In Praise of Chairs

One of the great things about detailed production design is that it pays off in unexpected ways. So today I explore the weird possibilities of that most common of objects: …
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Chuck Jones – The Evolution of an Artist

If you grew up watching Looney Tunes, then you know Chuck Jones, one of all-time masters of visual comedy. Normally I would talk about his ingenious framing and timing, but …
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How Does an Editor Think and Feel?

For the past ten years, I’ve been editing professionally. Yet one question always stumps me: “How do you know when to cut?” And I can only answer that it’s very …
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Coconut Elixir Home-made Hair Fixer

PALATE Video Magazine palatevm.com A recipe video for an all-natural hair treatment made from ingredients you’d usually find in the kitchen. Featuring our friend Tilly Ross and her quick hairdresser’s …
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Book Binding: How To Perfect Bind

An instructional video created for digital editing class at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, in this video there is instruction on how to perfect bind a book.
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