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Erin McKean: Go ahead, make up new words!

In this fun, short talk from TEDYouth, lexicographer Erin McKean encourages — nay, cheerleads — her audience to create new words when the existing ones won’t quite do. She lists out 6 ways to make new words in English, from compounding to “verbing,” in order to make language better at expressing what we mean, and to create more ways for us to understand one another.

Suck it Grammar Nazis

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Pixar 25 Magic Moments

Through 25 key moments, this programme takes a look at the highs and lows of the multi award-winning animation studio Pixar as it celebrates its 25th birthday, and discovers the secrets of how to make a Pixar movie. With unique access to Pixar HQ and the creative team, it features memorable moments from hits such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc, as well as exclusive interviews with Billy Crystal, Tim Allen, Holly Hunter, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Keaton, George Lucas and others.

Pixar

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Film Riot’s 10 Resources for Filmmakers Online!

Ryan lists of his top 10 favorite resources for filmmakers online! Because, sharing is caring!

How could we not share this? :P

Kiana Jones SFX:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr8f…

FilmmakerIQ:
http://filmmakeriq.com

Cinematographer Style Documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12SSi…

Indie Filmmaker: Lighting Tutorial and Samples:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6JFV…

Video Copilot:
http://www.videocopilot.net

FXPHD:
http://www.fxphd.com

The Art of Color Correction:
https://vimeo.com/45264096

SoundWorks Collection:
http://soundworkscollection.com

Hurlbut Visuals:
http://www.hurlbutvisuals.com/blog

Virtual Lighting Studio:
http://www.zvork.fr/vls/

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The History of the Broadcast Yulelog

The yule log is a fascinating tradition, isn’t it? 3+ hours of footage of a burning log, a holiday symbol of home and family, first broadcast in the 1960s for those poor city folk without fireplaces of their own. This simple, beautiful, long-from programming is a holiday miracle!! Enjoy this short episode, and we’ll see you in the new year!

Yule Log

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