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Guest Blogger: Jess Brauning, Senior at Dordt College, Digital Media Production Major. Grew up as an MK (Missionary Kid) in the Dominican Republic. Back in 2006, when I was a sophomore who had just gotten his first taste of filmmaking, … Continue reading
If you’ve looked at the front page of the Prairie Grass Film Challenge website, you’ve noticed that the next film challenge is in January 2009 (Competition: January 15-17; Screening and Awards Ceremony: February 13). We made the change for a … Continue reading
Audio and lighting are two things that help set the professional film maker apart from the amateurs. Hereâ€™s a primer about lighting from â€œVideo Maker Magazineâ€ (http://www.videomaker.com/article/7225/) that you might find helpful as you make your movie for the Prairie … Continue reading
One of the surest marks of an amateur film/video maker is not paying attention to AUDIO. We get pretty wrapped up in getting good visuals, but donâ€™t pay much attention to what we hear. Audio is 50% of the equation, … Continue reading
One place you can go to become very proficient and marketable in film and video production is right here at Dordt College. Our brand new Digital Media Production major draws from the expertise of six departments at Dordt to train … Continue reading
If you want to do some compositing using green or blue screen, there’s a great website for you to look at. Check it out here.
This blog is where the PGFC organizers will post helpful hints and tips to make your movie a winner! Check back often for tips on audio, composition, lighting and more.