52 Characters From “The Wire”

Unlike most TV shows, which manage their drama in three acts, episodes of The Wire typically take place across five. In interviews, David Simon, the show’s creator, has stressed the show’s underpinnings in Greek tragedy. So maybe it’s these enduring arcs and structures that are to blame for the show’s utter watchability. Click to enlarge. But it could also be the characters--the [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:55+00:00 18 May 2013|Categories: Art, Entertainment, Film, Infographic, TV|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Pantone Swatches For Beer

There is no finer nerdom than beer nerdom. As oenophiles scrutinize the nose and legs of the fermented grape, so too do beer aficionados track the bite, mouthfeel, and froth of the grain. After a few thousand years of history, sheer obsession has elevated the humblest of home brews to a nuanced beverage worthy of the world’s finest tasting menus. [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:57+00:00 11 May 2013|Categories: DIY, Food and Drinks, Infographic|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

Filmmaking: Where do You Fit In?

There are hundreds, sometimes thousands, of jobs associated with filmmaking. In this interactive chart, you can view the hierarchy of diverse roles on set, from pre-production to post-production, to help you identify what career suits you best. Consider for a moment the last feature film you saw in the theater or on Netflix, did you dutifully sit through the entire [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:59+00:00 30 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|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

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

(Not so) risky business!

Well, it's not really a infographic, but The Mail Online have published an interesting article on;  How Tom Cruise's impressive-looking stunts are made easier than they seem. And the article features a picture with infographic features. But I'd also recomend you to read the story.   Clinging on for dear life, Tom Cruise desperately holds on to a car bonnet [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:03+00:00 2 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|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

Dreaming of a Film Career

Have you ever wondered where to begin you film career? What the different departments do? And where you fit in? Well independent graphic designer Boris Benko, has designed ( for SBG magazine, B&H Pro Video & Audio ) a great infographic to get you started. A bigger version is available over at Visual.ly through this link - Film Careers – Where to Begin infographic. [ by borisbenko. ]

By | 2013-02-20T18:43:16+00:00 16 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments