Duct tape usually devolves into a hot nasty mess and should be avoided… but sometimes it’s all you got – here’s a nifty trick of keeping that sticky off your cables when using duct tape to wrap your cables.
Although students have already back in the classroom, we’ll always give Marty a pass – here Martin Scorsese returns to his alma mater (NYU) to deliever a message to newly graduated film students
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How many times does the chorus repeat in your favorite song? How many times have you listened to that chorus? Repetition in music isn’t just a feature of Western pop songs, either; it’s a global phenomenon. Why? Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis walks us through the basic principles of the ‘exposure effect,’ detailing how repetition invites us into music as active participants, rather than passive listeners.
Using Medieval training texts, enthusiasts are resurrecting old European martial arts as a modern organized sport.
Axel Pettersson, 29, raised his sword above his head and waited. When his opponent drew near, the two exchanged a rapid set of blows. At last, Pettersson landed a vicious cut across his opponent’s torso, winning the open steel longsword competition and adding another championship to his collection.
Longpoint, held in July, is one of several annual tournaments around the world, manifestations of renewed interest in what enthusiasts call historical European martial arts, or HEMA. It includes events like grappling — similar to Greco-Roman wrestling — and several types of swordfighting. But the focus is on the most iconic medieval weapon, forged from cold, lustrous steel: the longsword.
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We now turn our attention to the audio signal chain as John P. Hess defines the different components needed when recording on set for digital video.
We are still working on the new iteration of FilmmakerIQ, but we wanted to get this third part of our Audio Series out to you. Great things are coming stay tuned.
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