Best APPs for Filming

Joe Randeen

With the ability to add advanced DSLR-like settings, pro-grade manual controls, and higher quality bitrates standard to most third-party camera apps, you can easily overcome many of the drawbacks of shooting with the built-in apps bundled with your Android of iPhone devices. In these videos, we take a look at all the leading camera apps right now, with a full

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Editing – How Much Time Does It Take?

Joe Randeen

Every now and then the question of “how long does it take to edit video” comes up.  It’s a difficult question to answer because of all the variables. The experience of the editor being the biggest factor. There also how much falls on the editor. Do they have to acquire music, b-roll, copy, etc.? Is there a shot list and

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May – Mental Health Month

Joe Randeen

For the GAHR GLADIATORS. It’s time to BREAK THE STIGMA around mental health. Join us this month to learn more about mental health and the professionals at our school site who dedicated their work to make sure your mental health is priority! This month Ms. Perez will be hosting our May Wellness Workshop on Tips on Looking After Yourself the

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First Newscast

Joe Randeen

As we are all aware, distance learning is not easy on students and teachers (and families for that matter).  Our TV Broadcasting students have been especially saddened that they can’t get into our amazing student to create our Newscasts.  But, true to form, my students will and do overcome adversities. A few weeks into our school year I asked the

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Hear We Go

Joe Randeen

Students and family, here we go.  It’s been a long time since we have seen the inside of a classroom.  Due to our current situation, it’s going to be a bit longer.   That said, we are moving ahead and we ARE going to SUCCEED.  That I am sure of.   Don’t Panic Be Patient Think Positive Put on your Creative Minds

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Painting

Joe Randeen

As with most construction projects, they take longer that we anticipate or hope. We are SO close to being ready to broadcast.  We got the main green screen hung but needed to paint for the 2nd green screen, which we started today. We are also painting a small area around the main green screen – JUST IN CASE. Studio –

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Motion Smoothing

Joe Randeen

Motion Smoothing Is Ruining Cinema If you are a lover of movies/film, this is something you should be aware of.  Chances are, most people have not heard of Motion Smoothing.  I came across this interesting article on the subject. Motion Smoothing Is Ruining Cinema: Filmmakers hate it. Viewers do, too. So why is it the default setting on almost every

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10 Directing Tips from to Inspire You

Joe Randeen

This is excerpted from No Film School. You can visit their site for the full article. David Fincher has an incredibly unique visual style, both in terms of composition and use of color. He knows how to keep his audience guessing through the use of clever plot twists and strong storytelling and he’s never been afraid to buck the Hollywood system or play by his own

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