How to Learn Filmmaking without Pursuing a Degree

For many years, I considered pursing a degree in documentary production. With so many great master’s-level programs out there, from Wake Forest to Montana State, the temptation was quite strong. The desire to take on more debt, however, not so much. Degree programs do offer several advantages: Focused and compressed learning time Access to the… Read More How to Learn Filmmaking without Pursuing a Degree

11 Lessons from an Augmented Reality Course

I recently completed a short course on augmented reality and ARCore, Google’s augmented reality engine. Basically, augmented reality offers a layer of information between the user and the world through a device such as a smartphone or headset. That information might include environmental data, biometric data, visual representations, user instructions, and much more. While AR… Read More 11 Lessons from an Augmented Reality Course

On the Scent of a New Virtual Reality Experience

Some creative innovations have attempted to lure audiences away from their televisions and into movie theaters over the decades. Many of these innovations related to image. Widescreen was a big one (pun intended) as it expanded the image well beyond the 4:3 Academy ratio of early televisions and older films, bringing the view into people’s… Read More On the Scent of a New Virtual Reality Experience