It’s that time of year. If you haven’t already committed to attending OWAA’s annual conference, you are probably weighing the pros and expenses.
I am a three-eyed monster. But, somehow, people don’t flinch when I come close. That little box strapped to my forehead with the shiny round eye — the GoPro camera — doesn’t seem odd to them.
All great films and videos are full of magic. It’s in smiles and teardrops, heartache and euphoria. To me, the magic in moving pictures is all about emotion.
On a recent episode of National Public Radio’s Radiolab, Anne Fernald, a psychology professor at Stanford, described sound as touch at a distance. You hear it because vibrations from sound waves hit the tiny hair cells in your inner ear, and you feel it, or feel something, when you really listen.
There’s something magical about being able to react to a breaking news story, get an answer to a pressing question or see your favorite reality star win the final challenge – all in real time.
The rapid evolution of digital technology has forever changed the world of videography. GoPro, smartphones, DSLR video, post-production software and computer processing power has been a godsend for some, yet a digital apple from the Garden of Eden for others.
First, I have to apologize for starting off with a cliché, but I think I can justify it.
I don’t know anyone who got into video for the paperwork.
I made air for 10 years. I’ve made art for nine. Let me explain.
By Brett Prettyman — For more than two decades I’ve watched my OWAA colleagues in the television world produce amazing work…