What Makes a Travel Writer?

For those who would love to travel and write, the What Makes a Travel Writer? infographic from hotelclub.com is the infographic for you. This infographic covers the ages and careers of these writers, and also what technology they use. If you’ve ever wanted to become a travel writer, you’ve probably wondered about the tools and resources the pros use to [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:57+00:00 6 April 2013|Categories: DIY, Infographic, Literature, Travel|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What’s Your Place in the Film Industry?

Filmmaking. Filmmakers. J. R. Legend has been in the business 22 years. He's seen filmmakers come and go, and they always seem to fit into 4 categories. The one hit wonders. The filmmaking legends and giants. The filmmaking wannabes The filmmaking wannabes who is ready to learn. The Internet is flooded with #1's and #3's so be careful when searching filmmaking forums [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:59+00:00 23 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Use Creative Commons Media

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Their free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:01+00:00 16 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sources for Royalty Free Music

As you probably know, you are cannot use music freely in your movies or a podcast for that matter. You must gain permission to use other people's material and often this will also cost you money. There are of course alternatives, but to put get a grip on different licensing rules or finding good free music, takes time. Therefore I [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:40+00:00 10 March 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Film, Film Production, Music|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Surviving a 48-Hour Film Contest

There are a lot of 48-Hour film competitions out there. They are usually a contest in which teams of filmmakers are assigned a genre, a character, a prop, and a line of dialogue, and have 48 hours to create a short film containing those elements. Shortly after the 48 hours of filmmaking, the films are then screened at a theater in the [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:01+00:00 9 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Top 5 Free Disposable Email Address Services

I've got 5 different e-mail addresses. One private, one for business, one for signing up with different sites online and so on. But even if I try to limit the use of the more important addresses, which I have linked to my phone, I still receive a lot of spam. Spam, spam, spam and then some more spam. Trying new things on [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:49+00:00 26 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Hack, Internet|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

My Favorite Websites

I spend a lot of time online, both at my work and in my off hours, and find there are certain key sites who do a great job to help me stay up on business issues and personal interests. So I thought I would share some of my favorites, the ones that get me excited about work and life. I highly recommend checking [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:00+00:00 23 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, Business, Entertainment, Internet, Personal, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The DIY Filmmaker’s Toolkit

Here is a great visual guide for the cash-strapped filmmaker who has the ambitious vision but lacks a Hollywood budget. A handy guide to do-it-yourself production equipment and tools! From the sources: microfilmmaker.com - imdb.com - thenumbers.com - cheesycam.com - closetfilms.com - epicsound.com - nofilmschool.com - filmanchor.com   Infographic by: Wistia

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:05+00:00 23 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Film, Film Production|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Kjøpe nytt kamera?

Det nærmer seg jul og i år som så mange år før, vil det nok ligge mange flotte digitalkameraer under juletreet. Men det er ikke alle som vet hvilket kamera de skal kjøpe til seg eller «familien». Derfor har jeg tenk å gi deg noen fine råd til hva du skal se etter og fokusere på. Lister Selv er jeg [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:39+00:00 28 November 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Free Photography Course

Marc Levoy's Photography course @ Stanford University, is now freely available on the Stanford website. Everything from PowerPoint presentations and lectures to animations that explain some photography theory, and various photo-related tasks, can all be found on their website. Marc Levoy, is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford, whom in the late seventies developed a digital animation system that [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:51+00:00 5 November 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Education, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments