Multi-media Links

Resources and eye candy:

This is an evolving list.


NewLand, a group of directors from Sweden/Denmark
An example:

Studiobinder: tutorials on production


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 lovely lighting demonstration,progressively lighting a location set:

Eve Hazelton lights a set:

After Effects resources:

A recount of the CRAP design principles:

Video and capture tips:



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


From Amazon, and another

GoAnimate is a service people buy to make animations; it has some tutorials and is interesting as a business model.

Cool storyboards, templates, and advice from Clay Butler! He does packaging and branding also.

From Berkeley:

A Stanford storyboard tutorial:


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

Sound tutorials from Rode Co.:

TubeTape, more studio gear:

Swedish effects guy:


Honkiat article:

Video Copilot, the go-to site for motion graphics

Online Sites About the Biz

Filmmaking Lifestyle covers lots of topics; business, gear, tips.

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 totally creative kind of guy.

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

Mitch Davis, from the Falls to Seven2 to his own studio

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

Mcbess, an animator, musician; he's plugged into a zillion scenes

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


TED on sound:

Julian Treasure: The 4 ways sound affects us

And Hear Better:

A story about hearing and seeing.

An interesting Photoshop composition of famous artists.

A copyright piece with all sorts of wild comments.

more copyright:

case studies:

Seattle copyright watch, and Modern Dog


GoAnimate is interesting. and the CEO did this:

a cheat sheet:

cybercollege terms page

Voice-over club, could be a vanity scam?:

Vimeo film school:

storyboards vid:

Interesting contest:

Script templates and tips:

Look at the rates link for a reality check on fees:

A good set of tutorials on all topics for videos

A guide to planning a video:


A stop-motion realtime from ILF/Helveticka

Online learning, similar to, Udacity, Treehouse,

Atom Learning, supposed to be cheaper than Lynda. It has limited offerings.

McBess--Awesome in many fields, and great links to more sources:

Line Drawing, good, kinda scary

Open source music:

about recording: