Experimental Filmmaker Kelly Sears Speaks at 29th Street Ballroom in Austin

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On May 23rd, Experimental collage filmmaker Kelly Sears will be presenting a presentation with a Q&A session at 29th Street Ballroom in Austin. Sears’ Films include: Once It Started It Could Not End Otherwise, Imprinted, Cover Me Alpha, Voice on the Line, The Body Besieged, Jean, The Believers, He Hates to be Second, The Drift, […]

Caine’s Arcade: Documentary Story Elements

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Even in documentary production, story elements are essential to keep the audience engaged. How can you “plan” a story when you are documenting real life? How do character, setting, plot, conflict and theme play out in a documentary? Caine’s arcade is a video about a young boy who built a mini-arcade out of cardboard boxes and supplies […]

48 Hour Stories: Badgerdog Literary Publishing

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The Reel Change Film Frenzy is officially over.  I am happy to report that our video was turned in on time, with minimal hiccups. We were paired with  Badgerdog Literary Publishing, a nonprofit group committed to developing literary communities. We did our best to shoot, edit, encode and deliver a documentary-style story within 48 hours.  The […]