50 SHADES OF US

DIFFERENT SHADES OF EACH OTHER The beautiful thing about nature is that it has no politics, no assumed identity, no nationality and no mental artefacts. As humans, we have forgotten that we’re a part of nature; an interdependent organism that flourishes upon coalescence. The assumption of unnatural, self-righteous, egoistic qualities that we hold as personal… Read more »

Ido Portal – The Art of Movement

Who Is Ido Portal? Ido Portal is a revolutionary in the art of movement. Yes, movement, something that we all do (some more so than others). He has trained several athletes, including the notorious mixed martial arts fighter, Conor McGregor. Helping them to develop their range of movements through a series of techniques and practices…. Read more »

Plastic – Short Film

  Credits Producer – Hannah Chestnutt Director – Jacob Crow-Mains Actress – Alice Wrobel 1st AD / BTS Photographer – Aydin Hussein Editor / DOP – Jacob Crow-Mains Costume / Makeup – Hannah Chestnutt Sound Designer / Mix – Todd Sinden 2nd Sound Design / Foley – Barnaby Jack Malins Plastic – About The Film… Read more »

Mindfulness and Positive Emotion

A brief account from meditation teacher – Maitreyaraja, addressing an interesting question – What is the relationship between Mindfulness and Positive Emotion?   When a stranger asks you for help, how do you respond? I remember being lost in France. I had just arrived in the country, settled into the place that I would be staying in… Read more »

Film Photography Showcase

Film Photography Showcase – July 2017   Taking a look into the world of contemporary film photography – Submissions from both professional and amateur photographers.  Over the last month, I reached out to a few photographers whose work I admired. I asked them to write a short piece about themselves or their work, accompanied by… Read more »

Conscious Breathing – Controlling Your Body & Mind

What Is Conscious Breathing?   As humans, we have more control of both our psychological and physiological state than we might think. As obvious as it may sound, breathing is fundamental to our well-being as a species. Of course, we need to breathe to survive. But beyond our instinctual biology, is the practice of conscious… Read more »

The Forest Man

The Forest Man of India The Forest Man is a short online documentary on how one man created an entire forest – nearly twice the size of Central Park. The documentary was written and directed by William Douglas McMaster. Narrated through the voice of Jitu Kalita, an Indian wildlife photographer living in Jorhat. A few… Read more »

Beginners Guide To Storyboarding

Every good film needs a storyboard. Whether it’s a sixty-second video or a feature length film, a storyboard is an essential part of the pre-production process.   What is a Storyboard? Storyboards are illustrations that represent the individual shots in a film. They allow you to develop an understanding of your story-world before heading into… Read more »

Negative Feedback – The Re-Birth Of Film Photography

Is film a dying medium? In this article, we explore how the online series Negative Feedback has given new life to the art of film photography. Diving into a brief history of photography, followed by some thoughts on the series and the work being produced.     A Brief History of Photography The first commercial… Read more »

How To Vlog Like Casey Neistat – Redefining Genre

How To Vlog Like Casey Neistat Renowned YouTube star Casey Neistat recently released a video titled: ‘How to Vlog like Casey Neistat by Casey Neistat‘. For a long time, people have pondered and analysed what makes Casey so unique. But no one puts it better than the man himself. Casey gives a brief insight into… Read more »

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  • 50 SHADES OF US

    DIFFERENT SHADES OF EACH OTHER The beautiful thing about nature is that it has no politics, no assumed identity, no nationality and no mental artefacts. As humans, we have forgotten that we’re a part of nature; an interdependent organism that flourishes upon coalescence. The assumption of unnatural, self-righteous, egoistic qualities that we hold as personal… Read more »

  • Ido Portal – The Art of Movement

    Who Is Ido Portal? Ido Portal is a revolutionary in the art of movement. Yes, movement, something that we all do (some more so than others). He has trained several athletes, including the notorious mixed martial arts fighter, Conor McGregor. Helping them to develop their range of movements through a series of techniques and practices…. Read more »

  • Plastic – Short Film

      Credits Producer – Hannah Chestnutt Director – Jacob Crow-Mains Actress – Alice Wrobel 1st AD / BTS Photographer – Aydin Hussein Editor / DOP – Jacob Crow-Mains Costume / Makeup – Hannah Chestnutt Sound Designer / Mix – Todd Sinden 2nd Sound Design / Foley – Barnaby Jack Malins Plastic – About The Film… Read more »

  • Mindfulness and Positive Emotion

    A brief account from meditation teacher – Maitreyaraja, addressing an interesting question – What is the relationship between Mindfulness and Positive Emotion?   When a stranger asks you for help, how do you respond? I remember being lost in France. I had just arrived in the country, settled into the place that I would be staying in… Read more »

  • Film Photography Showcase

    Film Photography Showcase – July 2017   Taking a look into the world of contemporary film photography – Submissions from both professional and amateur photographers.  Over the last month, I reached out to a few photographers whose work I admired. I asked them to write a short piece about themselves or their work, accompanied by… Read more »

  • Conscious Breathing – Controlling Your Body & Mind

    What Is Conscious Breathing?   As humans, we have more control of both our psychological and physiological state than we might think. As obvious as it may sound, breathing is fundamental to our well-being as a species. Of course, we need to breathe to survive. But beyond our instinctual biology, is the practice of conscious… Read more »

  • The Forest Man

    The Forest Man of India The Forest Man is a short online documentary on how one man created an entire forest – nearly twice the size of Central Park. The documentary was written and directed by William Douglas McMaster. Narrated through the voice of Jitu Kalita, an Indian wildlife photographer living in Jorhat. A few… Read more »

  • Beginners Guide To Storyboarding

    Every good film needs a storyboard. Whether it’s a sixty-second video or a feature length film, a storyboard is an essential part of the pre-production process.   What is a Storyboard? Storyboards are illustrations that represent the individual shots in a film. They allow you to develop an understanding of your story-world before heading into… Read more »

  • Negative Feedback – The Re-Birth Of Film Photography

    Is film a dying medium? In this article, we explore how the online series Negative Feedback has given new life to the art of film photography. Diving into a brief history of photography, followed by some thoughts on the series and the work being produced.     A Brief History of Photography The first commercial… Read more »

  • How To Vlog Like Casey Neistat – Redefining Genre

    How To Vlog Like Casey Neistat Renowned YouTube star Casey Neistat recently released a video titled: ‘How to Vlog like Casey Neistat by Casey Neistat‘. For a long time, people have pondered and analysed what makes Casey so unique. But no one puts it better than the man himself. Casey gives a brief insight into… Read more »

  • What Is Mindfulness?

    What Does Mindfulness Mean? According to the Oxford dictionary, mindfulness is: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. There are many different approaches… Read more »

  • Best Low Budget Camera For Video – Review

    What Camera Should You Buy? If you’re fairly new to filmmaking, It can be difficult to decide what camera to buy. There’s an overwhelmingly huge over-saturation of products in the camera department. If you’re on a budget, we would recommend starting with an entry level DSLR. In the last few years, DSLR’s have been getting… Read more »

  • Top 5 Tips For Living A Sustainable Lifestyle

    Having A Sustainable Lifestyle There are several stigmas and misconceptions when it comes to living a sustainable lifestyle. We’ve devised some suggestions to show you how you can make a considerable difference in protecting the environment with a few adjustments to your daily routine. 1. Eat Less Meat This can be a touchy subject, seeing… Read more »

  • Becoming Your Own Media Company

    Why Start Your Own Media Company? In the creative industries, particularly filmmaking, it is very common for people to strive towards working in the mainstream sector. Depending on what role you want to pursue, It can be extremely hard to gain recognition. This leaves people with very limited options. The majority of film and media graduates end… Read more »

  • Tom Rosenthal – Not Taking Life Too Seriously

    Who Is Tom Rosenthal? Tom Rosenthal is a British singer-songwriter and composer. His videos have been featured on: Vimeo’s Staff Picks, Huffington Post and have accumulated over 24 million views on his YouTube channel. He is a completely self-published online musician with an original style. Tom’s songs are unique, upbeat and guaranteed to make you… Read more »

  • Filmmaking On A Budget

    A Guide To Low Budget Filmmaking There are lots of things to consider if you’re new to filmmaking. If you’re just starting out this can be somewhat overwhelming. However, we have come up with a few notable suggestions to get you going. Here’s our guide to low budget filmmaking   The Gear Isn’t Important A… Read more »

  • Environmental Artists – Art with Purpose

    A Brief Look Into The World Of Environmental Art In this article, we are going to take a brief look into the world of Environmental Art from both contemporary and historical artists. Menashe Kadishman -Cracked Earth 1973-1979 Menashe was a late 20th-century Israeli sculptor and painter. In his early years, he worked as a shepherd. This experience with… Read more »

  • Top 5 Household Eco Products

    Top 5 Household Eco Products We’ve devised a few of our favourite Household Eco Products of 2017.   1. RAVPower Solar-Panelled Waterproof Charger The RAVPower charger is a must have for those looking to conserve energy -The Triple Port Power: Smart IC frequency technology detects and evenly distributes output current to all three USB ports while… Read more »

  • Mansa Musa

    Mansa Musa

    Dear Mansa Musa – Short Film About the Film A short film on 14th-century West African Emperor, Mansa Musa. The aim of this project was to bring to light areas of history that aren’t discussed in the mainstream. “Ruling the Mali Empire in the fourteenth century, Mansa Musa or ‘The King of Kings’ amassed a fortune that possibly… Read more »

  • 19 Billion

    Making the Film This film is a result of a four-month long journey, exploring the depiction of chickens in the modern world. We decided to share our opinions in the form of a short poetic documentary.  The aim of the project was to draw the link between animal and food. Allowing people to be conscious of… Read more »

  • Alan Watts – Eastern Philosophy

    Alan Watts – Introduction To Eastern Philosophy Alan Watts was a British philosopher, writer and speaker, known for popularising eastern philosophy in western culture in the 1950’s. I first stumbled across his work when I was about seventeen after watching a video clip from one of his lectures. He sparked the question: what would you do if… Read more »