A Tribute to John Chambers
With very few and special exceptions, there is no more influential an individual
in the modern world of special makeup effects than John Chambers.
A Tribute to The Wizard of Oz
A special behind-the-scenes look at the tribute to honor the makeup
genius of Jack Dawn and his team, from the 60-year-old classic film
- The Wizard of Oz.
Basic editing techniques that will give your video a professional feel! Video editing provides the tools and techniques to get you on the road to producing professional quality videos.
Advertising: The Hidden Language
Dr. Philip Bell of the National Academy of Advertising shows how successful ads implicate the viewer in the completion of fantasy narratives.
Albert Whitlock: A Master Of Illusion
The Creation of Special Visual Effects Featuring Mel Brooks, Albert Whitlock & Richard Schickel. Using Mel Brooks "A History of the World - Part I" as a backdrop, Albert Whitlock: A Master of Illusion, takes a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of special visual effects in the movie business.
Art of Design -- 1
Here viewers see: "Graphics" by Jonathan Barnbrook; "Animatronics" by the Jim Henson Creature Workshop Team; "Handihaler Inhaler for Asthmatics" by Therefore Design; the "Psion 5 Handheld Computer" by Kinneir Dufort; "Earth Galleries Exhibition" by Event Communications; the "Cable & Wireless Adventure Powerboat" by John Walker.
Art of Design -- 2
This program presents the Ford "Ka" by the Ford Design Team; the "Mekong Wheelchair" by Motivation; the "Rolls-Royce 3-Shaft Engine" by Geoff Wilde and Rob Howe; "RAC Control Center" by Nicholas Grimshaw; "Automated Teller Machines," ATMs, by NCR Design; "Team Fashion" by Ally Cappellino.
Art Of Screenwriting: Adaptation
This program teaches highlighting the good parts and trouble spots, research, visualizing and dramatization, non-fiction vs. fiction, the echo effect, online reasearch vs. physical, changing directions, genre material, staying fresh and externalizing characters' thoughts. Subjects covered include: What to include.
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Art Of Screenwriting: Character
Learn the mystery of character, character dictating plot, character information, biographies, real characters vs. fictional characters, writing a franchise character, rules to break and not to break. Subjects covered include: Who should be your protagonist? Does plot or character come first? How do you find the right characters to suit your needs? How do you get a character to do what you want? How to you get your characters to do what they want?
Art Of Screenwriting: Dialogue and Description
This program teaches text and subtext, conveying emotion of the character and the situation they're in, research, rewriting dialogue, character profiling and specificity of vision. Subjects covered include: Something you write or something you hear.
Art Of Screenwriting: Narrative and Structure
This program teaches how to get started, the main idea and servicing it, finding a movies spine, sources of inspiration, outlining, characters' relationship with structure, description, research, instinct vs. technique, writing a script vs. selling one.
The purpose of this video is to prepare students or other aspiring actors for successful auditions in high school theater, community theater, university theater, professional theater and theme parks. Features two working actors, illustrating proper and improper audition pieces.
Audition: Part 1
Relationship: Michael Shurtleff demonstrates that actors must always ask "Where is the love in the scene?" even in a scene of conflict, to get to the deepest emotional content.Conflict: "What are you fighting for" Michael shows how actors must search out the conflict in every scene. Without conflict, there is no drama.The Moment Before: Michael and his students explore how to start a scene with full energy. Something must propel you onto the stage and it must be an action, not simply an idea or a mood.
Audition: Part 2
Michael shows how to keep "making things happen for the first time" through a constant process of discovery.
Audition: Part 4
Creating a sense of place even on a bare stage. The emotional relationship to place is more than the place itself.
Auditioning Allan Miller
In this program Alan Miller give practical advice and techniques on how to achieve a successful audition in any situation, whether its a cold reading, a warm reading, a prepared monologue or call back.
Auditioning for Commercials
Learn the process of auditioning for commercials and how to put your best foot forward. Through a relaxed workshop dialogue with professional director and acting teacher Paul Awad, students discuss and work through exercises designed to give them the techniques and skills necessary for a successful commercial audition.
Authoring and Design
This program teaches the various aspects of DVD authoring and design. Subjects covered include: Intro to DVD Authoring, DVD Authoring Tools, Menu Design, Navigation & Linkages, DVD Extras, MPEG-2 Encoding & Burning.