Attending the first non-profit film festival from Public Interest Pictures

The greatest challenge for a non-profit is to get the message out. And often the best way to do that is with a video shared on the social networks and with supporters – with the hope it goes viral 다운로드. But creating one can cost more than a non-profit budget can spare.

A problem the production company, Public Interest Pictures, solved for eight Los Angeles non-profits with the Non-Profit Short Film Festival 다운로드. They brought together eight teams of professional filmmakers to create short inspirational videos for each non-profit, and in just 48 hours the results were spectacular onekey ghost.

I attended the film festival in downtown Los Angeles – at the HUB LA – and walked away motivated to learn more about each non-profit 영화 간첩 다운로드. My favorite was the glean club, Food Forward, that organizes volunteer parties to pick fruit in the city 다운로드. Southern California is a former agricultural powerhouse and the ruins of that empire are everywhere. Every neighborhood has a lemon and orange tree with a sprinkling of avocado, persimmon, grapefruit, and more 윈도우 10 pe iso 다운로드.

A better explanation is in the video from the film festival:

 

The soundtrack is great with the song Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place adobe flash cs4 다운로드. But, the winner for best video goes to local beekeepers and lovebirds – Honey Love:

 

 

There are six more videos from the festival each with a great message 다운로드. They should do wonders for each group when shared on the internet. And for those in attendance the event was great fun, with the crowd hooting and hollering for each non-profit 포켓몬 기라티나 다운로드. Plus, many of those filmed in the videos were there – including the latino family from the children’s video below. The little girl was so excited to see herself on the big screen 다운로드.

It was an inspirational event from Public Interest Pictures – who has made previous social interest films Hacking Democracy and Broadcast Blues – and I hope they continue it next year.

 

San Diego’s Comic-Con is becoming the Sundance/Cannes for television

Think of it as TV’s Comic-Cannes.

Since its inception 42 years ago, Comic-Con International has been a celebration of fanboy culture 다운로드. When geek became the new cool, it also worked as a marketing platform for Hollywood and video game makers. Now, it’s the place where the television industry comes to build buzz for new shows and reward the audiences of established ones 다운로드.

More than 80 television series courted the crowds at Comic-Con last year with premieres, panels and promotional events. This year in San Diego, the numbers are just as high – and the visibility even greater 다운로드.

“It’s become a tentpole for us,” says Richard Licata, executive vice president, communications, for NBC Entertainment and Universal Television, echoing the sentiments of many network and studio marketing and publicity heads 다운로드. “It’s the Super Bowl of response.”

Timing has something to do with it; the dates of Comic-Con make it a perfect place to preview fall shows 다운로드. Corralling the talent is also a breeze – television has no Sundance or Cannes, making Comic-Con one of the few places on the planet where a television writer is treated like a rock star by screaming thousands 다운로드.

 

Source: Hero Complex – Comic-Con: Television is a conquering hero

 

 

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The Dark Knight Rises – trailer #4 – released July 6th

 

More glimpses of some epic street battle of 100s of people…

 

“The Dark Knight Rises” in theaters July 20 – Facebook

Warner Bros 다운로드. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy 로이터 메신저. Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars

  • Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle
  • Tom Hardy, as Bane
  • Oscar winner Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose”), as Miranda Tate
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake

Returning to the main cast:

  • Oscar winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”) plays Alfred
  • Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon
  • Oscar winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”) reprises the role of Lucius Fox 다운로드.

Pixar created a whole new “hair simulator” for curly hair in Brave

In the ’80s, when you wanted big hair you whipped out the Aqua Net. But it wasn’t so easy for animators. The Little Mermaid‘s Princess Ariel was meant to sport curls, but the technology just wasn’t there in 1989—rendering that kind of bounce and frizz, cel after hand-drawn cel, was all but impossible 다운로드. Now, though, animated big hair is finally on the big screen in Disney/Pixar’s Brave.

The movie centers on Merida, a feisty Scottish princess on a quest to save her kingdom from a curse 다운로드. To illustrate her fiery spirit, filmmakers wanted Merida’s locks to spring off the screen—”Curly hair almost defies gravity,” simulation supervisor Claudia Chung says—but Pixar’s old CG hair simulator (used in 2001′s Monsters, Inc.) wasn’t up to the task 델타포스 다운로드.

So in 2009 Chung’s team designed a new simulator named Taz, after the wild Looney Tunes character. It forms individual coils around computer-generated cylinders of varying lengths and diameters 컴퓨터 게임 다운로드. The resulting locks stretch out when Merida runs but snap back into place as soon as she stops. Each strand is also strung through with a flexible “core curve,” like the string of a beaded necklace, that lets the coils bounce and brush against one another without unwinding 카카오톡 맥용 다운로드.

 

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Big Wednesdays – a summer surf movie series – with 5 films

The California Surf Museum and California Surf Festival are bringing together a 5-piece film festival, spread out over the summer. Every few Wednesdays they will show a modern or classic surf film 다운로드.

Tickets are $10, shows start at 7pm, and located in Oceanside, California 마왕일기.

See the poster at bottom for the full details.

 

June 20 – BoardRoom: Legends of Surfboard Shaping

BoardRoom is a feature-length documentary featuring the legends of early surfboard shaping 다운로드.

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Vimeo adds soundtrack features in a push to keep supporting independent filmmakers

Vimeo has always sought to differentiate itself as a platform for high-quality video content. Now the IAC-owned video platform is now adding features to help creators enhance their videos and make even them more attractive to viewers 대한민국전도 다운로드.

The latest update makes a big push around improving videos by adding soundtracks, and it’s got two main product announcements along those lines:

  • First, it’s rolling out a cloud-based “Enhancer” tool that will let users make changes to their videos without having to edit them on the desktop and re-upload 다운로드. The main point of the tool for now is the ability for creators to instantly add music to their videos, straight from the Vimeo web site. In addition to adding music, they can also update audio levels and control the start- and end-point of a song 다운로드.
  • Second, is the addition of nearly 4,000 new soundtrack options from new music partner SmartSound. Those options come on top of the 50,000 titles already available through Vimeo’s soundtrack tool, but provide more flexibility than existing options 지티 에이 3 다운로드. For $1.99 per song for a personal license and $19.99 for a commercial license, users can create customized soundtracks of SmartSound songs. That includes the ability to control the length, musical arrangement and instrument mix of those 4,000 SmartSound tracks 토비히메 다운로드.

Vimeo continues to try to define itself as the place for artsy independent video producers to showcase their goods.

via TechCrunch

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Short documentary on Ken Burns – about the craft of storytelling

What makes a great story 다운로드? For legendary filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is both complicated and personal. In this short documentary about the craft of storytelling, he explains his lifelong mission to wake the dead 다운로드.

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Read a Q&A with the filmmakers Sarah Klein and Tom Mason 자바 파일 생성 다운로드.

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San Diego Surf Film Festival – May 11-13, 2012

The inaugural San Diego Surf Film Festival welcomes one and all to celebrate the passion that we all share for just being in the ocean 민국송 다운로드.

Surfing and surf cinema alike have been developed by individuals with a deep passion for trying to capture and preserve the very special feeling of just being a surfer 경마게임.

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Bob Marley: A Rastafarian’s Tale (trailer)

Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald presents the first authorized portrait of the icon in an attempt to reveal the man behind the myth 플래시 플레이어 디버거 다운로드. Featuring interviews with family members and close associates, Marley is a cinematic elegy paying tribute to the musician’s philosophical convictions and social idealism 다운로드.

Macdonald chronicles Marley’s life from an impoverished start in a Jamaican shack through his rise to stardom, subsequent political interventions at the triumphant One Love Peace Concert in 1978, conversion to Rastafarianism and tragic denouement in a snowy Bavarian clinic seeking treatment for the melanoma which was to kill him in 1981 at the young age of 36 다운로드.

Shot predominantly in the verdant Jamaican hills and set to the soundtrack of much-loved Marley classics, Macdonald’s documentary is imbued with a romance befitting the enduring global appeal and overwhelming cultural value of the reggae colossus 마틸다 자막.

Bob Marley: A Rastafarian’s Tale is released Today.

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