Notes on Artist Manifestos

Notes on Artist Manifestos

What’s an artist manifesto? An artist manifesto (from the Latin manifestus meaning clear, evident) is a declaration of the perspectives, motives, or intentions of an artist or artistic movement. Sometimes they are written in order to achieve a political goal....
Audio-Technica BP4029 Stereo Shotgun Microphone

Audio-Technica BP4029 Stereo Shotgun Microphone

The Audio-Technica BP4029 is a stereo shotgun microphone that produces a center-focused stereo image. It contains two independent condenser elements: a “Mid” element with a line-cardioid pick-up pattern and a “Side” element with a figure-eight pick-up pattern. The...
Notes on the interview

Notes on the interview

Some documentary media makers do interviews while others prefer to observe people and eschew formal interviews (in the traditions of direct cinema and cinéma vérité). Some documentary makers do formal interviews while others prefer informal interviews or simply...
Developing and planning your video project

Developing and planning your video project

THIS IS A ROUGH DRAFT, please send me your comments. There are many approaches to developing your idea and planning how you will produce your video project. Going through the process of producing a brief project plan offers you a means to think through your project,...