- How to Add Video and Text to 3D 360-Degree Video with the WebVR Starter Kit
Check out this example using 3D 360-degree video along with live-generated text for subtitles.
- A Virtual Camera for Interactive Documentaries, Inspired by Side-Scrolling Video Games
This new open-source code library creates a virtual camera that can zoom and dolly inside interactive web-based experiences.
- How Anyone Can Create A Virtual Reality Experience With One Line of Code
With this new open-source tool from POV, you can create virtual panoramas and objects in 3D. Follow the examples to add media and interactivity to your virtual stage.
- POV Digital Storytelling Tools: Using Virtual Reality for Data Visualization
Virtual reality provides a new way to create immersive experiences based on data. View the demo (Oculus Rift optional) and download the source code.
- The State of Web Video: Awesome But Broken (Part 2)
Real-time image and audio manipulation are now available almost everywhere, but they don't always work the way they should.
- Your Browser Isn't a VCR: Tips for Taking Control of Web Video Controls
Don't treat your web video like it's a technology from the 1970s.
- How to Create Video Transitions for Web Video in Your Browser
A demonstration of how web-based media creators can add elaborate transition effects beyond the simple cut, mimicking what might have previously required Final Cut or After Effects.
- Smart Cropping for Video: A Tool for Displaying Video at Any Aspect Ratio
With ubiquitous availability of video in mobile and desktop browsers, letterbox may no longer be the best way to adapt a viewers experience to the content.
- Networking Tips for Documentary Filmmakers
In the latest episode of TFI Live, POV Digital Executive Producer Adnaan Wasey offers tips for networking like a pro.
- How To Survive As An Assistant Editor
"Staying organized as an assistant editor is probably more like keeping a clean and organized room, apartment or house than anyone realizes." Editor Colin Nusbaum shares everything you need to know to get started as a film editor.
- POV's 2013 Documentary Filmmaking Equipment Survey (Updated)
View the infographic. Cameras, lenses, audio and more: POV asked documentary filmmakers which gear they can’t live without, and which they can't wait to try.
- Back To School Shopping: Documentary Filmmaker Edition
A back-to-school wishlist from rising sophomore and filmmaker Matthew Seife (Little Steps).
- Recommended Reading: The 6 Stages of Editing As A Film Director
Learn about the 6 Stages of Editing As A Film Director from Elliot Grove via Raindance Film Festival.
- Recommended Reading: Eight Fundamental Concepts of Sound for Documentary
Learn the eight fundamental concepts of sound for documentary from David Tames of http://kino-eye.com.
- My Brooklyn: Replicating Their Model in Your Community
Kelly Anderson, Director of "My Brooklyn", sheds insight into her successful community engagement strategy.
- Facebook? Twitter? Help! – Tips and Tricks for Filmmakers on Social Media
It's a new year. Festivals are gearing up again. And you think, how do I market my film on social media? Here is a list of some evergreen tips to get the ball rolling.
- A Couple Filmmaker Tips for the Pre-Interview
Katie Galloway, Director of 'Better This World,' and Scott Thurman, Director of 'The Revisionaries,' share some tips on getting the most out of interviews when the camera's not on.
- Host a Free Screening for National Adoption Month
During the month of November, people across the country are hosting events in celebration of adoptive families. Learn more about National Adoption Day at NationalAdoptionDay.org. POV is encouraging community groups, educators and librarians to host a local screening of our Adoption Stories films First Person Plural by Deann Borshay Liem, In the Matter of Cha […]