April  26th.  2011
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In an effort to see your best practical work, Michael has offered $200  to the best car sales video to be uploaded to NYVS.  These easy wnnings  are only going on for a few more days, upload soon

In an effort to see your best practical work, Michael has offered $200 to the best car sales video to be uploaded to NYVS. These easy wnnings are only going on for a few more days, upload soon


April  21st.  2011
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"Vasyl Fomytskyi, Street Musician" by NYVS member ealfredo is the NYVS Pick of the Week!

This is a video that has the community talking! Check it out if you already haven’t!

April  12th.  2011
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Social Video - The Next Big ThingMichael takes note of how new technologies alter society’s methods of communication.  Next up on the agenda is social video…

Social Video - The Next Big Thing

Michael takes note of how new technologies alter society’s methods of communication.  Next up on the agenda is social video…


April  11th.  2011
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Michael points out how magazine  publications are recognizing the pull of online videos.  In the future,  if they keep developing as they are, online magazine sites will be their  own TV channels, focusing on their particular niche. Look at this one  example of Ryan van Duzer, a graduate from the Travel Channel Academy,  who has pulled together a great video on cycling.  This is a video an  online cyclist magazine could make excellent use of…

Michael points out how magazine publications are recognizing the pull of online videos.  In the future, if they keep developing as they are, online magazine sites will be their own TV channels, focusing on their particular niche. Look at this one example of Ryan van Duzer, a graduate from the Travel Channel Academy, who has pulled together a great video on cycling.  This is a video an online cyclist magazine could make excellent use of…



April  6th.  2011
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Want to make your own trailer?  Check it out…

Want to make your own trailer?  Check it out…


April  5th.  2011
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NATPE and NYVS have partnered to bring you the “Quick Flicks Contest” on Facebook!Attention  video content producers! Here is your chance to get your content in  front of Hollywood insiders. Submit 2 minutes of your best video content  for a chance to win great prizes and have the opportunity to pitch your  concept at NATPE’s PitchCon e…vent. To enter the contest, submit a  video that shows your best original short film content. The video should  be a full piece of work and tell a great story.Go here for more details: http://apps.facebook.com/contestshq/contests/110560

NATPE and NYVS have partnered to bring you the “Quick Flicks Contest” on Facebook!
Attention video content producers! Here is your chance to get your content in front of Hollywood insiders. Submit 2 minutes of your best video content for a chance to win great prizes and have the opportunity to pitch your concept at NATPE’s PitchCon e…vent. To enter the contest, submit a video that shows your best original short film content. The video should be a full piece of work and tell a great story.

Go here for more details: http://apps.facebook.com/contestshq/contests/110560


April  4th.  2011
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 Live Stream: “How  to Pitch Ideas and Sell Your Videos” Tues 4/5 4pm est  http://www.nyvs.com/livelectures
Whether you want to make short videos to  sell to commercial clients or create a series for cable television the  rules for pitching your ideas and making a sale are simple. In this live  lecture Lisa Lambden addresses how to market yourself and your work and  be successful in selling your video content. It’s never been easier to  make you own video demos and pitch reels but you have to make them  compelling and at NYVS.com we’ll show you how.

Live Stream: “How to Pitch Ideas and Sell Your Videos” Tues 4/5 4pm est  http://www.nyvs.com/livelectures

Whether you want to make short videos to sell to commercial clients or create a series for cable television the rules for pitching your ideas and making a sale are simple. In this live lecture Lisa Lambden addresses how to market yourself and your work and be successful in selling your video content. It’s never been easier to make you own video demos and pitch reels but you have to make them compelling and at NYVS.com we’ll show you how.


March  31st.  2011
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George Eastman began a new age of photography. Now with YouTube and other online sharing sites, how will the future of video change?

George Eastman began a new age of photography. Now with YouTube and other online sharing sites, how will the future of video change?


March  30th.  2011
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How to Manually Focus:  Learn here in 1 minute
Using his Hasselblad as an example, Michael breaks down for you exactly what the numbers and individual dials on your manual focus lens do.  Read this and emerge from an auto focus bubble.  Learn how to operate your lens in five minutes..

How to Manually Focus:  Learn here in 1 minute


Using his Hasselblad as an example, Michael breaks down for you exactly what the numbers and individual dials on your manual focus lens do.  Read this and emerge from an auto focus bubble.  Learn how to operate your lens in five minutes..


March  29th.  2011
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Harry Potter and NYVS.comHow did J.K. Rowling manage to create the world of Harry Potter, capturing the hearts of millions around the planet?  ‘Print literacy.’  How can you create videos that capture the hearts of millions of people?  First stop video literacy.  Read Michael’s explanation of how Harry Potter can be compared to the trajectory of your video making success.Read more »


Harry Potter and NYVS.com

How did J.K. Rowling manage to create the world of Harry Potter, capturing the hearts of millions around the planet?  ‘Print literacy.’  How can you create videos that capture the hearts of millions of people?  First stop video literacy.  Read Michael’s explanation of how Harry Potter can be compared to the trajectory of your video making success.

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March  28th.  2011
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RIP Richard Leacock- Where Documentary Filmmaking BeganMichael celebrates the memory of documentary filmmaker Richard Leacock, one of the six cinematographers who began the movement of Cinema Vérité…


RIP Richard Leacock- Where Documentary Filmmaking Began

Michael celebrates the memory of documentary filmmaker Richard Leacock, one of the six cinematographers who began the movement of Cinema Vérité…



March  24th.  2011
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Tribeca Film Festival goes online
The Tribeca Film Festival is putting up some festival films and interviews to give you a peek into behind the scenes of this New York celebration of film…


http://www.tribecafilm.com/tribecaonline/

March  23rd.  2011
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753,00 CNN iReporters - and countingAbout 3 years ago, Clay Shirky released a book called, Here Comes Everybody, that predicted crowd sourcing as a future replacement for services previously done by professionals.  Today, Michael shows us how CNN iReporters prove as an example that this change is well underway…

753,00 CNN iReporters - and counting

About 3 years ago, Clay Shirky released a book called, Here Comes Everybody, that predicted crowd sourcing as a future replacement for services previously done by professionals.  Today, Michael shows us how CNN iReporters prove as an example that this change is well underway…


March  22nd.  2011
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Twitter Uses Video To Commemorate Its Fifth AnniversaryTwitter has created a video to show how their service has influenced users.  More proof that video dominates modern communication…

Twitter Uses Video To Commemorate Its Fifth Anniversary

Twitter has created a video to show how their service has influenced users.  More proof that video dominates modern communication…


March  21st.  2011
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Check out this early video of the Beatles!

Check out this early video of the Beatles!