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Tech and Trends The Young Person’s Guide to Filmmaking Resources in Brooklyn

Steiner Studios

As part of Movie City Brooklyn, Scott Macaulay breaks down all you need to know as an up-and-coming filmmaker in New York’s second borough.

Tech and Trends | A Serious Man Serious Sounds: Skip Lievsay on Sound Design

Skip Lievsay

Scott Macaulay chats with Skip Lievsay, A Serious Man’s sound designer, about his work on the movie and his 25 years collaborating with the Coen brothers.

Tech and Trends DSLR Nation

Philip Bloom

Photographer Roberto Quezada-Dardon reports on how a new generation of digital still cameras have given low-budget filmmakers new options.

Tech and Trends Making Movies in the Age of the Web: Six Case Studies

Making Movies in the Age of the Web: Six Case Studies - LEADPHOTO

In a series of articles, Mike Jones examines the synergetic relationship between film and the web by looking at the internet’s impact on six different movies.

Tech and Trends Fast & Furious: Making friends, a marketing fast track

Fast & Furious: Making friends, a marketing fast track - LEADPHOTO

In his film article on movies and the internet, Mike Jones finds that social networking applications make a new film a community event.

Tech and Trends Scott Walker: 30 Century Man: How to work the audience

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man website

In his latest case study of how movies use the internet, Mike Jones looks at how old school meets new tech to market a music doc.

Tech and Trends Uncorking the Right Market: Bottle Shock

Alan Rickman

In the fourth in this series of articles about movies and the web, Mike Jones finds that to distribute a drama about wine, you have to first friend a vino savvy audience.

Tech and Trends | Away We Go Away We Go Goes Green

John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph

Scott Macaulay looks at the way that the green initiatives on Away We Go are revolutionizing environmental production methods.

Tech and Trends Focus Features Goes Green

Focus Features Goes Green - LEADPHOTO

FilmInFocus collects together a variety of links to help you become an eco-filmmaker and reduce the negative impact your movie has on the planet.

Tech and Trends Marketing Milk: One container doesn't fit all

The Milk website

In the third of his articles on the synergetic relationship between film and the web, Mike Jones looks at juggling different media, messages, and dates to promote a single film.

Tech and Trends The Future of Recreating the Past: Taking Woodstock's Internet Production

An online ad for Taking Woodstock

In the second of his series of articles about the way the internet is used by the movies, Mike Jones looks at how the web kept Ang Lee’s new film groovy.

Tech and Trends The Website by the Bay: Making Medicine for Melancholy

The Website by the Bay: Making Medicine for Melancholy - LEADPHOTO

In the first of a series of articles about how the movie industry uses the internet, Mike Jones looks at how Barry Jenkins got online help with Medicine for Melancholy.

Tech and Trends Take Five: Tween Girl Computer Games

Take Five: Tween Girl Computer Games - LEADPHOTO

To complement our piece on tween girl gaming culture, FilmInFocus spotlights five treats that will keep the demographic glued to their consoles.

Tech and Trends Girl Game Power - Almost

Dangerous High School Girls in Trouble

Is it really true that gaming is only for boys? Paul Artz gets the facts on fan girls.