Specs Howard School of Media Arts Blog

Where you find insights in to the Media Arts industries!

    Industry Tips: Achieving the Cinematic Film Look on a DSLR

    Posted by Specs Intern on Fri, Feb 3, 2017
     
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    Topics: dslr, Digital Media Arts, Film, Lighting, videography, cinematography, color grading, tips, composition, white balance, dynamic range, shutter speed, ISO

    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

    So, Which Camera Should I Buy?

    Posted by Keith Bedore on Tue, Jun 7, 2016
    The surge in popularity of using DSLR and mirrorless cameras to shoot video means there are hundreds of affordable quality cameras on the market. How ...
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    Topics: BMA, dslr, Digital Media Arts, Film, Freelance, dma, sensor, 4k, camera, lens

    89X - 89 Hour Film Festival

    Posted by Abby Cook on Sat, Mar 19, 2016
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    Topics: 89x, Film, film festival

    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

    Animated & Live Action Shorts Playing at the DIA

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Wed, Feb 11, 2015
    The Academy Awards will be held on February 22nd, and if you're like most of us, you haven't had the opportunity to see the more obscure nominees in ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Film, Shorts, Academy Award, Live Action, Animation

    Behind the scenes of the Emmy award winning PBS show: Great Lakes~Great Tastes

    Posted by Abby Cook on Thu, Aug 7, 2014
    Specs Howard School Freestyle Friday Behind the scenes of the Emmy award winning PBS show: Great Lakes~Great Tastes Friday, August 15th | 11am – 1pm ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Freestyle Friday, Behind the Scenes, Film

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