Specs Howard School of Media Arts Blog

Where you find insights into the Media Arts industries!

    2017 Halfway to Comic-Con

    Posted by Holly Krause on Tue, Sep 5, 2017
    This weekend is your chance to attend a Comic-Con right here in Metro Detroit. 
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    Topics: Detroit, Specs Howard, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Comic Con, Broadcast, land of the lost, halfway to comic con, great lakes comic con, glcc, marvel, batman, comics

    Metallica Day Recap

    Posted by Holly Krause on Fri, Jul 21, 2017
    We spent out day hanging out with 101.1 WRIF at all of their Metallica Day parties! Watch the video below to get a glimpse at the day's events! 
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    Topics: WRIF, Digital Media, metallica, 101.1 WRIF, recap

    Industry Tips: Pro Camcorder vs DSLR

    Posted by Specs Intern on Mon, Apr 17, 2017
     If you are looking to break into the media industry you may have one question on your mind, “should I use a Pro Camcorder or a DSLR?” Well, Both ...
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    Topics: dslr, Digital Media, industry tips, Camcorder

    Grad Story: Josh Campos

    Posted by Theodore Cole Anderson on Mon, Mar 27, 2017
      Meet Specs Howard Digital Media Arts graduate Josh Campos. Josh started his journey in the media industry here at The Specs Howard School of Media ...
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    Topics: Grad Stories, digital media industry, Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, video production

    Industry Tips: What is Native ISO?

    Posted by Theodore Cole Anderson on Fri, Mar 3, 2017
     
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, camera techniques, native iso, ISO, industry tips, video production

    And The Winner Is....

    Posted by Holly Krause on Tue, Oct 25, 2016
      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 ...
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    Topics: Detroit, Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, Film, film festival, movies, sundance film festival, detroit film, film challenge detroit, channel 4, local 4

    How Lighting Affects Mood

    Posted by Specs Intern on Mon, Oct 17, 2016
    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 ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, Film, Color, Lighting, Lighting Techniques, dma, intensity, mood, direction

    3 Tips for Creative Videography

    Posted by Jake Webb on Mon, Sep 12, 2016
    Have you ever watched a film and wondered, "How did they do that?" Well, while many filmmakers have their secret tricks that have yet to be ...
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    Topics: digital media industry, dslr, Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, videography, vertigo, speed ramping, camera techniques, dolly zoom, lens wacking, dolly technique

    Media Events of the Month: April

    Posted by Amy Brown on Wed, Apr 1, 2015
    Are you tired of finding out about cool events AFTER they have happened? Don't worry, we have come up with a solution for you! Specs Howard School of ...
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    Topics: Media, Media Events, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Industry, Broadcast

    The 53rd Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Sat, Mar 7, 2015
      What is the Ann Arbor Film Festival? With February passing us by just as quick as January did, we want to share awesome ways to spend your fleeting ...
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    Topics: Digital Media, Film, Ann Arbor, film festival

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