Real D 3D Salon at BIFF 2013

go_pro3d_600x600Boulder Community Media (BCM) is hosting the RealD 3D Salon at the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) and seeking up to 6 teams of four or more cast and crew members. More teams may be added depending on demand. There is no entry fee, but teams must have a valid credit card and drivers’ license to secure the equipment that will checkout out to you for the week.

Download the BCM 3D contest registration form and email it back to bvet22@yahoo.com by February 9th or bring it to the 3D workshop on Saturday to the place which will be announced later.

A 3D filmmaking workshop will be held on Saturday February 9 (Place TBD) from 10am to 2pm.

Participants will learn how to operate the GoPro 3D camera rigs and how to use the Cineform 3D editing software and how it interfaces with 2D editing programs.After the class, teams will have a week to finish their 7-minute 3D movies which will be screened at the BIFF on Saturday night 7pm February 16th through a RealD projection system onto the silver screen.

The filmmakers will participate in a panel along with representatives from RealD and each filmmaking team who will be on hand to discuss their technologies and projects.

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BCM - GoPro 3D filmmaking contest

Be one of the 10 teams competing in the BCM - GoPro 3D filmmaking contest. Click on the image of the Hero to register

Boulder Community Media (BCM) and GoPro Cameras are presenting a 48-hour 3D filmmaking contest in conjunction with the Boulder International Film Festival Feb 16 – 19. Teams will be using the new 3D fixed-lens camera system and the Cinemark 3D editing software.

BCM seeks 10 teams who will be issued equipment and an editing software orientation prior to producing a 90-second movie. The best film will win a GoPro Hero camera and the top three will be looped on a 3D TV and viewable with RealD passive glasses at the Boulder Theater on Sunday February 19th.

If you’d like to participate, go to the BCM website and enter via:
http://www.bouldercomedia.org/

Editing is allowed, but think about projects with no dialogue – unless it is voice over of recorded separately. The on board microphones are covered up in a plastic housing.

The projects will be shot entirely in Downtown Boulder and teams will be issued a list of elements that must be included in the movie.

The camera system is very user friendly and has a fixed focus fish eye lens so there are lots of possibilities for interesting story telling.

BCM and GoProeEmployees, contractors and volunteers are eligible to take part in the contest, but ineligible to win the prize.

Crews with members younger than 18-years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Teams must have a valid drivers license and credit card to check out the equipment, which must be returned when the movie is returned on the provided flash drive.

To find out a little more about the set up, check out:
www.gopro.com/3DSystem

Hitching Post Theater – November 13th!

Hitching Post Theater November 14, 2011 at the Nomad Theater in North Boulder. Click on the logo to go to the facebook page!

The Hitching Post Theater happens tonight November 13th at the Nomad Theater in North Boulder.

Five writers have three hours to write a short stage play around two actors selected at random.

The plays are handed to a director and the actors who have until 5:30pm to rehearse before the first performance at 6:30pm and the second at 8:00pm. Click on the Hitching Post logo to find out more from the facebook page.

Alan O’Hashi was one of the writers for this month. You can check out his work by opening the link to The Last Waltz. He had the challenge of writing for an actor with laryngitis which is reflected in the no-dialogue play.

The Shoot Out 24 hour filmmaking fest – Boulder!

Make a movie, submit it on time and you may win $1000 for 'Best Picture'!

The Shoot Out BoulderTh asks filmmakers to trust their courage, imagination and determination by making a 7-minute film in just 24 hours. The challenge and skill involved becomes evident with the list of required technical, material, and timing ‘rules.’

Each film can be no longer than 7 minutes in length (including credits) and must be edited in-camera and returned to the event organizers no later than 24 hours after the start of the event.

All films must include 5 of the eleven items announced at the start of the event in “The Brief.” All films are judged to come up with the Top 10 Films for the Gala Screening Event at the Nomad Theater in North Boulder on Sunday afternoon.

Click on the image to check out The Shoot Out webpage!

‘PRT Woman’ on stage at Hitching Post Theater March 13th

The Hitching Post Theater presents five short plays tonight, March 13th, at the Nomad Theater in North Boulder.

The event begins at 630pm with music and he plays begin at 7pm. Five writers are challenged with writing a story from 830am to 1230pm. The plays are handed off to five directors and two actors per play for five hours of rehearsal before the plays are presented at 7pm.

Alan O’Hashi was one of the March playwrights. Check out his work entitled “PRT Woman” which was inspired by Michael Conti by clicking on the Hitching Post Theater snapshots.

Check out prAna movie night January 11th – “Reel Rock 2010”

Boulder Community Media (BCM) is co-sponsoring the prAna monthly Movie Night @ 7pm on January 21st, 2011. Check out the event on facebook.

January’s movie is “Reel Rock 2010” presented by Sender Films

Free popcorn and Avery Beer!!

Thank you Avery Brewery for Co-Sponsoring this event!

Thank you Sender Films for Co-Sponsoring this event!

Daddy Bruce and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Daddy Bruce Randolph remembers cutting the hair of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here’s a short documentary called “My Own Corner” produced by former Boulder Community Media producer Yu Miao. The project is her final University of Colorado broadcast journalism project.

The film features 80-year old Bruce Randolph Jr. of Boulder, Colorado. Bruce owns a barbecue and catering business at the corner of 20th and Arapahoe.

He is the son of community activist and grassroots philanthropist Bruce Randolph Sr.

Before getting into the restaurant business Daddy Bruce Jr. was a barber in North Denver. He recounts cutting the hair of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Principle photography is by Alan O’Hashi with sound by Todd Bradley.

Stop by the ‘Hitch’ for five new plays – auditions for future events Dec. 2

Here’s the best stage play gig in town – Hitching Post Theater. Looking for a great night of entertainment? Stop by the Nomad Theater in north Boulder on Sunday December 12.

Here’s how it works. Five writers meet at the Kelly Barn at 830am and given a topic, grab a prop out of a box and randomly choose two actor head shots then have until 1230pm to write a short play.

When the time limit is up, each writer hands the prop, head shots and script are handed over to a director who tracks down the two actors. They have until around 6pm to rehearse.

The doors open at 630pm and the plays are performed that evening at 7pm and 830pm at the Nomad Theater on North Broadway.

Who produces all this?

Jesse McDonald and Erin Kelly are the brains behind Rock Rose Entertainment. Sign up for the facebook page to keep up with the latest!

The Hitching Post Theater needs actors, directors and writers to push themselves to their limits once a month on the second Sunday.

Auditions for future shows happen this Thursday Dec 2nd at the Kelly’s barn from 2:00-3:00. Please email info@rockroseentertainment.com for further information and directions.

 

Hitching Post Theater 5-plays!

Check out the Hitching Post Theater at the Nomad Theater every 2nd Sunday of the month. Five playwrights pen short plays from 830am – 1230pm. Their works are turned over to a director and two actors who rehearse until 6pm with the performances at 7pm and 830pm.

BCM’s Alan O’Hashi wrote of the five plays. The theme was “Romeo and Juliet – Another Lifetime” and the required prop was a blue parasol umbrella.

Open up the link If you’d like to read the “Romeo and Juliet” script. The director and actors have lots of discretion when performing the work. Open the link for more in formation about the Hitching Post Theater. It’s really a grassroots community theater company that is seeking actors, producers, directors and writers.

Also appearing on Friday night was a band called the Blacktooth Rounders. View a sample of their music.

The Life and Death of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin the World Again

The University of Denver Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies and the Digital Media Studies program present Robert McChesney and John Nichols, authors of The Life and Death of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin the World Again, speak about their vision of the future of journalism and of public life.

Monday, April 26, 10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
University of Denver Campus, Ritchie Center Gottesfeld Room*

Robert McChesney is the author/editor of 16 books. He holds an endowed professorship in communication studies at the University of Illinois. John Nichols is a Washington correspondent for The Nation and is one of America’s leading progressive authors and political journalists. Both are founders of Free Press, the leading media reform organization and creators of the National Media Reform Conference.

This event is free and open to the public.
*The Ritchie Center is located Southwest of I-25 and University Blvd. Short-term parking is available around the building. The RTD Lightrail-University Blvd. station is across the street.

For additional information: visit http://www.du.edu/ahss/schools/mfjs/news/Future_of_Journalism.html