There is an art to everything done in the media industry. As with any niche, there is a set of vocabulary needed to understand what is going on around you. In the media industry, there are odd names for everyday objects. For example, extension cords are known as “stingers” and clothes pins are referred to as “c-47s”. There are also certain ways to perform everyday tasks, like wrapping a cable, also known as "wrangling".
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When you start working with clients, there are some important things that you should keep in mind when interacting with them.
So, you want to shoot your own video but don’t know what you need or how to start. Here is a list of equipment you should consider buying if you want to start to create your own videos.
On October 20th, filmmakers from around Detroit gathered at a viewing party for WDIV Local 4's Film Challenge Detroit. With over 100 entries, the field was narrowed down to just 10 finalists. Each contestant was hoping to win the grand prize, a trip for four to the Sundance Film Festival and $1,000.
Many different techniques and tricks have been used over the years to strike up a certain mood or emotional reaction from an audience. One of the biggest, and probably most important factors, is lighting. Good lighting is normally achieved by paying close attention to the basic concepts of direction, intensity, color, and contrast. All these different things play a huge part in giving one's project a certain feel. Here are a few ways lighting is used to influence the mood of a scene.
The Specs Howard School of Media Arts has had a long relationship with the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA). This year the DSBA awarded two deserving Specs Howard students with an amazing scholarship.
The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) celebrated its 10th annual Professional Development Conference in San Diego this past week. The Specs Howard School of Media Arts had the honor of attending the event for a very special reason!