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F&M Hunter College students, faculty and staff at YouTube University

Hunter College Students at the Youtube University eventOn October 1st, the Hunter College Film and Media Studies students, faculty and staff joined other colleges from the New York City area at the YouTube headquarters in Chelsea for a workshop on how to start a YouTube channel and leverage an online presence. YouTube’s Content Partnership Team and a panel of five media creators talked about the opportunities this platform has to offer, and shared their insider experiences and strategies used to develop their productions. Hunter’s enthusiasm and energy was felt all around the room and welcomed by the YouTube staff and the other participants.

Prof. Gustavo Mercado’s – The Filmmaker’s Eye

The Filmmaker’s Eye: Learning and Breaking the Rules of Cinematic Composition”

Written By: Gustavo Mercado

This is the only book that combines conceptual and practical instruction on
creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical
know-how to achieve them.
Loaded with hundreds of full-color examples, “The Filmmaker’s Eye” is a focused,
easy-to-reference guide that shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller
through smart, effective choices for your shots.
After a short introduction to basic principles, a variety of shots are
deconstructed in the following format:
– Why It Works: an introduction to a particular type of shot
– How It Works: callouts point out exactly how the shot works the way it
does–the visual rules and technical aspects in action
– Technical Considerations: the equipment and techniques needed to get the shot.
– Breaking the Rules: examples where the “rules” are brilliant subverted
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