—> Listen on iTunes Episode 01— 1—An interview with Doug Wilson, director of Linotype: The Film, on making the film, finding its story through all the minutiae of facts and details, and the benefit of naiveté in taking
Doug Wilson directed a documentary called Linotype: The Film, which he made with two friends, Brandon Goodwin and Jess Heugel. It is about an old printing machine that radically altered mass communication forever. The three friends raised funds on Kickstarter
Doug is walking in front of me with a stocky digital camera mounted on this frame kind of thing that sits on his shoulder when he’s shooting.
Pre-Production To begin a successful video production you must start with the end result, or at least what you hope to achieve. When at the brainstorming level, ask yourself some basic guideline questions: What or who is the subject matter?
When a movie trailer comes on TV, something in the back of your mind switches on. As you see movie posters in the mall, a feeling passes through your gut. Any mention of the Oscars, Sundance, or Cannes moves your