2 posts categorized "Web/Tech"

May 14, 2011

GUERRILLA FILMMAKER? THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT (Actually, there are several)

By @DanielaPeinado / Edited by @leonardzelig


In this era of information is hard to find someone who’s not dependent on their smart phone, actually if you forget your cellphone at home, you feel like you are disconnected from the world, like you’re missing your social life. The point is, cellphones are more than just a digital way to communicate.

There is a world of applications that you can use on your phone as an extension of your computer. We want to bring you some information about apps designed specifically for Filmmakers.

You might have heard about ReelDirector, with this app you can edit your projects on your iPhone or iPad, even add musical background and upload it on YouTube.

If you want to write on the go, CeltxScript, the great open source suite, have an app for you. Write on any location, add ideas to your script and it will be automatically sync with your Celtx account.

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December 01, 2008

PACK YOUR BAGS! tripfilms.com

Over a month ago, right before I started the crazyness with subHysteria, I met with Jamay Liu and Tony Cheng from Tripfilms.

The meeting took place in their unique office located in the east village: "Gramstand Cafe", a cute little place with full WiFi internet connection.  It allows the six people team from Tripfilms to use their place as headquarters.

Tripfilms is... I’ve to stop here, only to preface that something so avant-garde that does not have real competition is difficult yet easy to explain.  Trip Films is the ultimate video reference for the out of ordinary tourist.  For that person that is not only interested in the mainstream landmarks, but is also eager to extend their experience to those hidden and underrated places that are out of the flyers’ kiosk in every city hotel. They start every video with a "Travel Quote", no wonder their tagline is Travel Inspired, it couldn’t be better. I am one of those travelers that really enjoys to live my adventure as a local, and right now, I’ve to say, thanks to Tripfilms, it is really simple. The best thing is that you can find all the mainstream attractions and landmarks without leaving the site, also.

At this point you’re maybe asking yourself “Ok, nice. What this has to do with guerrilla filmmaking? Let me show you an excerpt of how they get their videos!

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