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December 2006

No More Marriages!: Welcome To The Film Criticism Blog-a-Thon!

by jlesage
Andy Hobal's film blog runs a carnival on film criticism; the film bloggers run many blogathons and garner good accumulated comments

November 2006

Lists of Bests

by jlesage & 5 others
again, I am fascinated by lists of bests, especially as related to literature; they comprise both an ideology of the canon and a sociology of popular tastes, a la Bourdieu; in an extended form, they comprise much of amazon.com

Mojiti-video commentary software

by jlesage & 12 others
useful for teachers making clips to analyze in class; "personalize any video with your story. With visual spotlights, you can narrate your personal videos, add captions or subtitles, or comment on any scene."

Category D: A Film and Media Studies Blog: The Intro Textbook: A Comparison

by jlesage
an entry in a film blog that I like that compares and contrasts the Film 101 textbooks commonly used

Low Probability of Racoons - Hypertext and Flash animated poems

by jlesage
uses the duration of video to make kinetic poetry that has a narrative in the words and beyond them; nice example for students of simple form with complex effects

"Introduction to Poetry" -- Ben McGhee

by jlesage
more video and text animation, simple and effective -- 53 sec.

The Dead - Billy Collins Animated Poem

by jlesage
video by Juan Delcan; model for students about good uses of new form of production and exhibition

Guerrilla Filmmaking 101

by jlesage
the nitty-gritty of no-budget filmmaking, good on deflating romantic notions often held by first-timers

Drawspace.com - Drawing lessons

by jlesage
another how-to site for a skill useful for film and videomakers' storyboard making

Media College - Video, Audio and Multimedia Resources

by jlesage
reference material for all electronic media-- video & television production, audio work, still imagery & graphics, website design; excellent quick guides and tutorials, on things like video streaming

Miguel Carrasco's Real World: Watch TV for Free - Part 2

by jlesage
ways to use your computer to watch television from around the world

October 2006

Lesson Plans for Digital Storytelling

by jlesage
this is a lesson plan that could be adapted for different ages or kinds of classes, e.g., composition or video production or narrative arts

Digital Story Examples

by jlesage
a page leading to many examples, things you could make with imovie; from more than decade of practice from 1990-2003

BBC - Writersroom - Scriptsmart

by jlesage
free screenwriting formatting tool to use with Microsoft Word; I have not tried it and do not know how well it works.

September 2006

The Top 50 Movie Endings of All Time : filmcritic.com

by jlesage & 2 others
I teach screenwriting students to write for the ending; it economizes crafting a storyline.

Movie Blogs

by jlesage
I have not looked at all these, but about.com often has some new tips to follow up on.

the complete idiot's [eejit's] guide to all aspects of filmmaking

by jlesage
clear and witty, useful for practitioners as refresher or for students, especially production teachers

June 2006

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