Archive for September, 2015

How Was It Made?

How Was it Made?

The first thing you’ll want to know if you want to be, well, in the know in the media business is just what kind of production you’re watching. As I’ve said before, there’s more to making videos or films or television shows than showing up with a camera and pointing […]

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So You Saw a Camera

So You Saw A Camera

People seem to have a pretty weird and contradictory relationship with cameras. They’re really interesting—until there’s one pointed at you. People act differently when there’s a camera around, putting on their camera-face and making everything dramatic, or just getting really uncomfortable and clamming up. Carrying around, setting up, and using video equipment […]

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An Introductory Guide to Media Studies

A Beginner’s Introduction to Media Studies

Hi there. I’m Courtney, a recent graduate of Temple University’s Media Studies & Production program, and a new addition to the massive pool that is the media production industry. To quote my favorite TV show, Frasier, “Whether our journey together lasts for years or just one day, I can’t tell you […]

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