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