April 2012 News Posts (7)

Three essential tools for shooting films with your DSLR

Three essential tools for shooting films with your DSLR 


Whether you're shooting with one of the original HD video DSLRs like the Nikon D90  or if you just picked up the new…


Added by Lucas Butchart on April 30, 2012 at 6:45am — No Comments

Horror Movie DVD signing

If you love horror movies, then come out to the Wet Whistle Company in Archdale, NC. Some of the cast and crew of the horror movie, In The Devil's Courthouse, filmed in the Piedmont Triad will be available for questions, autographs, pictures, and more. Interested in working on one of our future projects? Come by and find out what we have planned next. While you're there, check out our tee shirts, posters, and DVDs while you taste some great wines or have a coffee. We hope to see you there.…


Added by Kenneth Comito on April 25, 2012 at 9:59pm — No Comments


I was recently invited to join the social network Letterboxd.com and as a fan of social networking, a filmmaker and film lover, I am throughly excited and impressed by this site/web app. Basically Letterboxd is the best of…


Added by Seth Hall - Middle8Media on April 16, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Smartphone Filmmaking

I have often heard it said that the best camera is the one you have with you and since smartphones, pocket HDs & point and shoots are so popular, chances are you have a camera in your pocket, right now. So, I believe that is the camera you should use, right now, today. Filmmakers can often let the lack of equipment, or the perceived lack of equipment, hold them back and prevent them from shooting and making a film. Sure, there are limitations with these kinds of cameras and you wouldn't…


Added by Seth Hall - Middle8Media on April 4, 2012 at 10:26am — 3 Comments


Recently, I was asked to speak on the topic of adapting the novel Saints at the River into a screenplay, as part of Clemson University’s “Literature for Wisdom Project.”  In preparation for the talk I went back through the process.  Even though I was not the screenwriter, as the producer I was working with the screenwriter to help determine the dynamic of the novel that had to be retained for a successful screenplay.…


Added by Les Butchart on April 2, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Made by Hand Film Series

Made By Hand

A project from the Bureau of Common Goods, Made by Hand was created out of the belief that the things we collect, consume, use, and share are part of who we are as individuals. For example, the food that we eat says something about each of us, as do the tools we use and the chairs we rest on. Objects that surround the space we dwell in tell stories, and not just about…


Added by Seth Hall - Middle8Media on April 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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