What’s a Gaffer? – What people do in a film crew part 3

April 29, 2008

The last time we looked at the people who make the “look” of the film for you. This time, in the last part of this series, we will look at the people behind the camera making what you see and hear.

The Director of Photography is the chief of the camera and lighting crew of the film. The DoP makes decisions on lighting and framing of scenes in conjunction with the film’s director. Typically, the director tells the DoP how he wants the film to look, and the DoP then chooses the correct aperture, filter, and lighting to achieve the desired effect. Read more

What’s a Gaffer? – What people do in a film crew part 2

April 29, 2008

In my last article I described the various members of the Production Staff of a film project.  In Part Two we will go on to discover the other members of a film crew and find out what they do.  In this part we will look at the members of the project that make the “look” of the film. Read more

What’s a Gaffer? – What people do in a film crew part 1

April 29, 2008

Have you ever been reading the credits at the end of a film and wondered, “What in the world is a Gaffer?” Or a Best Boy? Or a Dolly Grip? Well, you wouldn’t be the first. Unless you are working in the film industry or closely connected to it, you really wouldn’t need to know these terms for your every day life. But… everyone watches movies, whether it is in the theatre or at home, with a tape or a DVD, or on the television. Read more

The Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race

April 29, 2008

The Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race, commonly known as the “TT,” is an event that has been held on the Isle of Man since 1907. The race is run in time trials on public roads on the northern part of the island, and the public is invited to watch the races for free at designated points around the course. The race is attended by motorcycle racing enthusiasts from all over the world who flock to the island every year during the last week in May through the first week in June. Read more

Formula One vs NASCAR, F1 cars and circuits

April 28, 2008

Formula One, F1 is a thrilling motor sport for the reasons below:

1) Every formula one race is different and held in international circuits.

2) Head-to-head racing and pit stops between 2 similar-spec F1 cars is very exciting. Read more

Google Me, Dougal

April 25, 2008

You’re lewd, immoral, unchaste
So says the dictionary
I looked it up
I wrote it down in google
Define this one for me… Read more

The Only War Of Life

April 25, 2008

This poem was actually written during my high school days. The poem itself actually has more than the one meaning, the lines you read express distress, love and hate. When you take into context the idea of a 16 year old boy writing it, look into the deeper meaning from an adolescent heart. I hope you enjoy reading this!! Read more

Score prediction for Manchester United vs Barcelona Second Leg

April 24, 2008

I think Manchester United will win but more than that, I am hoping for a much more entertaining game of football than the all english clash the Liverpool and Chelsea game. Our league is supposed to be the best in the world for heaven’s sake. Very poor advert for the Champions League after the Liverpool and Chelsea game, but hey Barcelona and Manchester United game was dull too. Read more

Save on energy bills, energy saving tips for your household

April 24, 2008

Save on energy bills, energy saving tips for your household – unplugging appliances might save some energy and a few pennies but what about the house itself. Look and feel for cold air coming in around doors, window frames, light switches. That can be stopped with various types of insulating strips, foam etc on the market today. Read more

Energy saving products, efficiency and definition

April 24, 2008

Energy saving products, efficiency and definition. Energy saving products, it’s all about the efficiency of the energy saving product and the amount of power it consumes. Basically an energy saving product is any product that requires less energy to operate than a similar product that is not energy saving Read more

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