Multi-media One


Multi-media reference

The Knight Center at UC Berkeley.

U of Texas, Austin. A clean, basic course.

Stanford's multi-media course.

Zero One: a video blog. Good break-down of process.

From your government; this is a pretty comprehensive guide.

CyberCollege has extensive courses on television production and mass media. This site is very old and shows it. But it's quite good inside.

NoFilmSchool is a fun site for the indie filmmaker. Gear for the low budgets and a great free book...The DSLR Cinematography Guide.

Eye Con sells video production. They have a good reference area. They have tips for hiring them and organizing projects.

A Few Tutorials


A lovely lighting demonstration,progressively lighting a location set:


Amazon Studios-a marketplace for film projects; some are scripts, or animatics, or sample movies


From Amazon, and another

xtranormal is not really the professional tool; but it is interesting.

Tools from the ToonBoom folks

Cool storyboards, templates, and advice! He does packaging and branding too!

From Berkeley:

A Stanford storyboard tutorial:


Good tips for shooting videos. A long-form checklist:

Video Copilot, the go-to site for motion graphics

Online Magazines About the Biz

Creative Planet; publishers of five trade magazines. These attract readers with news and tutorial articles. Good articles to help you stay current, and all the new gear is featured.

The Shoot, news and fun energy

Videomaker magazine


Charlie Schmidt; a Spokanite, he is the reason the internet is all about cat international man of mystery and mirth

Don Baker, one of our alums. Man, does he draw good! A total creative.

Tim Girvin, another Spokane kid who changed Typographic Design. Not really a multi-media guy, but he dominates his niche.

Mitch Davis, check out his videos; personal and from Seven2

Ben Hurand, an alum, and an LA motion graphics pro

Steven Colbert, How  design can create truthiness:

Patrick Clair is one amazing motion graphics dude!

The Vimeo festival

A grab-bag of sites

Camera Red is a big innovator, and they have an inspiring sample reel.

Smashing Magazine article on cool CSS animations
and, the design trends as epidemics:

Smashing article on creating a real objectiveC iPhone app:

Boagworld on video presentation to clients:
Presenting design:

A video company explains preproduction

Production checklist

Videomaker magazine


Studio Center preproduction sales pitch
Wikipedia overview of filmmaking

Stanford’s infomercial assignment-university stuff

Plan an educational vid

Pre-production guide

ASU production overview, complete ews

The Creative Planet family of video trade magazines:
The lighting demonstration, building up a location set:
An ed site to watch:

The symbols for “diagramming” interaction and file structure:

EyeCon Video Production, tutorials for production:

Stop motion project with iMovie:

A Berkley talk on design, old but interesting:

Berkely and the Knight Center is good, here is a short lecture.

This American Life: cited by Berkeley's prof. as leader in the new media

Adobe tutorials