EliOli visit SVAD

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Film | No Comments
EliOli visit SVAD

SVAD enjoyed a recent visit from the dynamic duo, EliOli, Elena and Olivia Ceballos. The twin sisters are production designers at DreamWorks TV currently working on Veggietales In The House. They were accompanied by Beau Sherman, production coordinator for Big Idea. The three were happy to talk to the students about their roles in the […]

SVAD At SONscreen 2016

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Film | No Comments
SVAD At SONscreen 2016

SONScreen is the largest annual Adventist film festival, and 2016 was no different! SONScreen aims to encourage and promote Christian filmmaking. The festival puts the best Christian films on display in a contest featuring variety of genres. The festival was held in Chantilly, Virginia during the March 28-April 1 weekend. The closer locality to Southern’s campus allowed more than […]

Springbreak Film Shoot 2016

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Film | No Comments
Springbreak Film Shoot 2016

While many students departed Southern’s campus in lieu of a vacation trip, more than a dozen intrepid film students stayed to work on the annual tradition of a spring break film project. This year’s short film was a little different than previous projects, which made for a challenging but exciting film set experience. The story, a […]

Film Alumni Tanya Musgrave talks Freelancing in QnA

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Film Alumni Tanya Musgrave talks Freelancing in QnA

Film alumni Tanya Musgrave was kind enough to provide a ‘TanyaTalk’ workshop for current SVAD Students regarding the ins and outs of working as freelance artist. She shared her own experiences and covered a lot of technical ground. She discussed how she runs her sole proprietorship and how she file taxes, which is especially important when working as an individually […]

SVAD Film Graduate Nick Evenson Reviews the Sony FS-7

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Film | No Comments
SVAD Film Graduate Nick Evenson Reviews the Sony FS-7

Cinematographer and film program coordinator David George recently sat down with film graduate Nick Evenson to ask him about the new Sony FS-7!

How to be in front of the camera and behind it at the same time!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Film | No Comments
How to be in front of the camera and behind it at the same time!

If you’re a Canon EOS owner, there is a free tool that turns your laptop or desktop into a free preview monitor and camera control unit. I have found this to be incredibly helpful in numerous situations, including but not limited to the video linked in this post!  This utility is software that comes with every […]

Here’s an easy way to really improve your closeup photography.

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Here’s an easy way to really improve your closeup photography.

Cinematographer and coordinator of the film program at Southern Adventist University David George shares and inexpensive way to take your closeup work to a whole new level.  Check out the video at the link below. How $15 can revolutionize your close up work.

Tips for shooting with anamorphic lenses with cinematographer David George

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Tips for shooting with anamorphic lenses with cinematographer David George

2 minutes and 11 seconds of info about using anamorphic lenses on a digital camera like the Arri Amira. I visited a camera rental facility (Doug Bates Video) and tested anamorphic glass with Bryan Fowler on his Arri Amira. This videos shows a couple of the quick takeaways from our tests. Check out the video […]

How to get amazing bokeh every time!

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Film | No Comments
How to get amazing bokeh every time!

Here’s a quick overview of what it takes to create those cool bokeh circles you’ve been looking for from cinematographer and film professor David George. Click Here

Advice for a starter camera

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Film, Uncategorized | No Comments
Advice for a starter camera

Follow this link for some Starter Camera Advice from cinematographer and program coordinator David George as he shares thoughts on the best budget starter camera. Hint: it isn’t the one pictured here!