Category : Best Practice

20 Jul 2013

The Shoot Out 24 Hour Filmmaking Festival Boulder Retires in 2012

The Shoot Out Boulder retired after 9 fast filmmaking years with their last event in 2012. The festival was started before YouTube went viral and when VHS tape entries got screened! What a ride! In that short time, we have cheered past winners going to the Oscars, Cannes, Sundance and watched 17 & under high schoolers graduate from film schools. Thank you for making us a part of your lives! We invite interested filmmakers and participants to venture to The Shoot Out Cheyenne for that annual autumn […]

21 Sep 2011

Upcoming Pre-Event Workshops at Boulder’s Filmmaking Contest

We have two workshops to provide: First is with the support of Boulder Digital Arts, is on Thursday, September 29 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the BDA Production Studio.  You will meet other interested participants and potential crew, find out what makes a winning film, learn tricks of the trade, meet the organizers and see examples from previous years’ winners! Register directly on the BDA Website! Second is with the support of the Boulder Arts Commission.  This workshop is designed to help prepare the filmmakers of all ages […]

25 Aug 2010

Hottest trends in video today is shooting on a DSLR

“One of the hottest trends in video today is shooting on a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera. Many filmmakers are abandoning their bigger and bulkier DV cameras in favor of the smaller, lighter, feature-packed DSLRs. The DSLR is actually a still camera that also shoots video. Why would a filmmaker ditch their expensive HD camcorder in favor of a still camera? There are a few compelling reasons. The biggest difference is the depth of field. DOF allows the user […]