Designing a colour palette for your media project can be overwhelming. And on larger projects it can be especially hard to get everyone involved thinking the same way.
A good place to start is an image that expresses the mood or ‘feel’ that you are after then use a program such as Adobe Kuler to extract specific colours.
Article by Mark
This article / comic posted on the website The Oat Meal, paints a very humerous yet very insightful look into the issues and possible stresses involved with being a web designer or developer. If you are thinking about this as a potential career path you have to bare in mind that at the end of the day you are dealing with clients who want a specific thing and you have to adhere to their demands. This can be said for any service including the film and video industry. You are making a product for a client, and the client “thinks” they know best all the time.
To view the humerous article go here: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/design_hell
What’s it all about then eh?
If you’ve ever been confused by all this left, right, stereo interleaved, surround stuff – this is the document for you. From the very very basics that you really should know so you don’t laughed at in front of your peers when you hand in a mono mix – to some of the philosophies of mixing in surround formats for film and video.
AND IT HAS A DIAGRAMS WITH PICTURES OF KERRY KING – SLAYER LEAD GUITARIST!!!
You can’t get more awesome than that!
Article by DJmailerdaemon
DJmailerdaemon has once again contributed to the Media Lab Learning Hub with a series of Audacity video tutorials, which demo the basics of how to use the open source program, Audacity. These tutorials were prepared by CCTV Cambridge
FilmmakerIQ.com has posted this fantastic article on Tripods for professional film-making by David Flores.
If you take your camera work seriously, it’s impossible to overstate the importance of a tripod. Quality tripod kits do more than just hold your camera rig up. These supports improve composition, force perspective, and provide smooth pan and tilt movements. While taking a look at some fine options from Sachtler and Vinten, we’ll examine the form and function of professional tripod supports.
Article by DJmailerdaemon
Producer, engineer & songwriter Aaron Sternke from Artist House Music has recorded a series of videos and posted them on YouTube that gives an in-depth and insightful tutorial series on Pro Tools and how to get started with using and recording with the software. Aaron cover’s everything from the differences between Pro Tools HD and Pro Tools LE, Pro Tools interfaces, how-to create a new session, and recording.