Backpack Filmmaker
Follow
Find
4.7K views | +0 today
 
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Content Curation World
onto Backpack Filmmaker
Scoop.it!

A Curated Guide About The Best Places Where To Learn How To Code: Bento

A Curated Guide About The Best Places Where To Learn How To Code: Bento | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

Everything you need to know about web development. Neatly packaged. Learn HTML, CSS, Javascript, Python, Rails, Node, and more in each box with a set of links.


Via Robin Good
more...
Robin Good's curator insight, April 27, 2014 2:28 PM



Bento is a website that, thanks to its author Jon Chan and the many user contributions, has gathered, organized and curated the very best resources available online where you can learn how to code.


From html to javascript, ruby, php, Java, perl, Bento offers learning guidance for over 80 different technologies and coding languages. 


Here is how Jon Chan, a 23 years old who launched this project in September of 2013, describes Bento: 

"Bento is what I would have liked to have when I was learning to code.


I started learning to code when I was very young - about ten years old. Then, the only things I had available were what I could find online and through a few dense books.


Now, people have the exact opposite problem: how do you break through the noise and find what's actually valuable to learn?


This site is here to help you figure that out."

 

Bento is a perfect example of effective content curation as it does not simply collect and list all of the resources available to learn each language but it only suggests the very best ones, organizing them in easy, medium and hard and providing also "best of" / direct solutions that save readers lots of valuable time.


Free to use. 


Useful, simple and immediate to use. Well organized. 9/10


Bento: http://www.bentobox.io/ 


More info: http://www.bentobox.io/about 


Submit new links here: https://github.com/JonHMChan/bento/




Gonzalo Moreno's curator insight, April 28, 2014 4:24 AM

Excelente para dar un "barniz técnico" a los capítulos 2, 9 y 10. Muy interesante!!

Backpack Filmmaker
your total resource for mobile filmmaking
Curated by Brad Tollefson
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Interactive fimmaking
Scoop.it!

To watch again: webdoc about "The Art of Documentary"

To watch again: webdoc about "The Art of Documentary" | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
A documentary film by Pepita Ferrari about making documentaries

Via Matthieu Lietaert
more...
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from HDSLR
Scoop.it!

Stillmotion’s 'Storytelling With Heart' Touches & Teaches the Real Heart of Story

Stillmotion’s 'Storytelling With Heart' Touches & Teaches the Real Heart of Story | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

I attended Stillmotion’s ‘Storytelling with Heart’ one-day workshop in Sydney recently and received an in-depth baptism into the MUSE storytelling process. It was almost eight hours very well spent and I would strongly recommend it to anyone interested in getting to grips with powerful, emotive s... http://blog.planet5d.com/2015/07/stillmotions-storytelling-with-heart-touches-teaches-the-real-heart-of-story/


Via planetMitch
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Tracking Transmedia
Scoop.it!

How To Make A Fairy Tale Convert : The Art Of Storytelling

How To Make A Fairy Tale Convert : The Art Of Storytelling - Marketing & Growth Hacking - Medium
By now, companies and brands across the world are well aware of the fact that irrespective of how different their produc…

Via José Carlos, siobhan-o-flynn
more...
Art Jones's curator insight, July 7, 9:52 AM

What to employ storytelling to engage your audience, then implement these easy to follow story formula ideas.

Brad Tollefson's curator insight, July 24, 1:08 PM

Remember,

“A brand is a story that is always being told.”


Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
Scoop.it!

What You Need To Know About Online Video Platforms

What You Need To Know About Online Video Platforms | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
more...
The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 7, 4:26 AM


Dror Ginzberg:  "On this 10th anniversary of the first video being uploaded to YouTube, it’s important to look at how the online video industry has changed in the last two years — because the changes have been as significant as those that started 10 years ago."

Donald Schwartz's curator insight, July 17, 1:34 PM

Who is doing what and how well.

Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Transmedia
Scoop.it!

Will 2015 Finally Be The Year For 4K?

Will 2015 Finally Be The Year For 4K? | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
By technical editor Matt Allard: We all thought 2014 would finally be the year 4K took off in a big way. Did it? Well it stuttered, stumbled and never really got off the ground. The World Cup in Br...

Via Jeremy Wilker, David Griggs
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from HDSLR
Scoop.it!

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

Via planetMitch
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from London Pilates Studio
Scoop.it!

The Olympic skier who does Pilates in ski boots

The Olympic skier who does Pilates in ski boots | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

As she prepares for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, Alpine skier Julia Mancuso reveals the core moves that get her in racing shape. (She does Pilates in ski boots.


Via annie garfoot
Brad Tollefson's insight:

You're gonna need a bigger mat...

more...
annie garfoot's curator insight, February 5, 2014 5:08 AM

Forget the toe socks, ballet shoes or gym socks - try turning up in ski boots like Julia Mancuso ...

Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

Mobile videojournalism: Japhet Weeks shoots NYC Climate march protests on iPhone for AJ+

Mobile videojournalism: Japhet Weeks shoots NYC Climate march protests on iPhone for AJ+ | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

AJ+, the new digital oriented news outlet from Al Jazeera media network, were at the People’s Climate march in Manhattan recently shooting entirely with mobile devices.


Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brad Tollefson
Scoop.it!

School for Travel Writing, Photography, Filmmaking | Travel Journalism | MatadorU

School for Travel Writing, Photography, Filmmaking | Travel Journalism | MatadorU | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
Online courses, tips, and professional career development community for travel photographers, writers, and filmmakers. Endorsed by National Geographic.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from "Cameras, Camcorders, Pictures, HDR, Gadgets, Films, Movies, Landscapes"
Scoop.it!

6 Reasons You Must Shoot Video Every Day

6 Reasons You Must Shoot Video Every Day | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
You should be shooting video every day. We all should be. Here are 7 reasons why...

Via planetMitch, ABroaderView
more...
Zac Woolfitt's curator insight, December 4, 2013 2:29 PM

Why not...!

Steven Smith's curator insight, December 5, 2013 3:06 AM

A very well nice captured photo of a photographer itself.  Hope this is not edited or something. It really is very nice.

 

UnitedByPhotography's curator insight, October 23, 2014 2:17 PM

Practise may make perfect, but regularly increasing your skills makes you more polished.

Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

BREAKING BAD – Motivated Camera Movement

BREAKING BAD – Motivated Camera Movement | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

Cinema is a visual art form. It is universal and ubiquitous. The same images and stories flash by inside a darkened theater as they do inside your living room. Films enthrall us. They are spellbinding. They are magical. The spectacle of seeing moving images for the first time is something never forgotten. The first film I saw was JAWS at a drive-in theater in Canada at the age of 4. I’m still petrified of sharks. Thanks Spielberg!


Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

What Exactly Does an Experienced Editor Do? This Short Animation Reveals Everything

What Exactly Does an Experienced Editor Do? This Short Animation Reveals Everything | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

We live in an age where a 6-year-old with a laptop and a copy of iMovie can edit some footage together. Editing software is abundant and as easy to use as it has ever been, and the masses are using these tools to flood the internet with copious amounts of video content. But most of us can agree that simply being able to make edits does not necessarily make a person an editor, at least in the sense of the editing being a creative art form.


Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

Feeling Down After Another Setback? Video Essay “The Long Game” Will Help Put Your Career Into Perspective And Find a New Breath

Feeling Down After Another Setback? Video Essay “The Long Game” Will Help Put Your Career Into Perspective And Find a New Breath | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
The life of a freelance storyteller is anything but a clear path, there is no recipe to anything but this three truth: work hard, work every day and don’t lose faith [and stay a decent human being in the process ].

Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from 21st Century Learning and Teaching
Scoop.it!

LEARNing Path For Professional 21st Century LEARNing By ICT PracTICE Concept | LEARNing To LEARN | eSkills

LEARNing Path For Professional 21st Century LEARNing By ICT PracTICE Concept | LEARNing To LEARN | eSkills | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

In 21st Century LEARNers Know THEIR LEARNing Path. WHAT is "Professional LEARNing"!? Well, it is DIFFERENT from normal (?) LEARNing  as it provides the Students, LEARNers THE "LEARNing Path" and...

 


Via Gust MEES
more...
Gust MEES's curator insight, July 20, 11:31 AM

In 21st Century LEARNers Know THEIR LEARNing Path. WHAT is "Professional LEARNing"!? Well, it is DIFFERENT from normal (?) LEARNing  as it provides the Students, LEARNers THE "LEARNing Path" and...


Annette T's curator insight, August 1, 8:42 PM

In 21st Century LEARNers Know THEIR LEARNing Path. WHAT is "Professional LEARNing"!? Well, it is DIFFERENT from normal (?) LEARNing  as it provides the Students, LEARNers THE "LEARNing Path" and...

 

Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Photography Gear News
Scoop.it!

Z Camera launches Micro Four Thirds E1 camera with 4K video and open platform

Z Camera launches Micro Four Thirds E1 camera with 4K video and open platform | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
Z Camera, a China-based photography startup, has introduced a connected Micro Four Thirds camera called the E1. Shaped like GoPro's HERO action cameras, the E1 carries a 16MP Four Thirds sensor and can record video at 4K 4096x2160 resolution. It provides Wi-Fi connectivity and an open platform for developers. Read more

Via Philippe Gassmann
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Tracking Transmedia
Scoop.it!

A Massive List of Summer 2015 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

A Massive List of Summer 2015 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
It's summer, and if you've got the time, we've got another massive list of funding and career opportunities to get your next film off the ground! The following grants, markets, and pitch opportunities are organized by deadline from July to early September. An asterisk next to the grant title (*) means that grant is open to both doc and narrative films. To find out more specifics on a grant, click on the title and get started.

Via siobhan-o-flynn
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Transmedia
Scoop.it!

Indiegogo Launches InDemand, A Way To Sell On The Site After Crowdfunding Stops

Indiegogo Launches InDemand, A Way To Sell On The Site After Crowdfunding Stops | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

Indiegogo has just announced their InDemand feature, a sort of web shop for funded projects that allows creators to sell their wares after crowdfunding is..


Via Jeremy Wilker, David Griggs
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Tracking Transmedia
Scoop.it!

The Chatsfield: Case Study & Interview with Alison Norrington « TMCResourceKit

The Chatsfield: Case Study & Interview with Alison Norrington « TMCResourceKit | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

My fantastic interview with Alison Norrington on The Chatsfield: Harlequin Mills & Boon's transmedia storyworld is up!

 

Check out how this Cutting Edge Multi-Platform Publishing Venture is supporting Fan Fiction & Fan-Made Videos... super cool

 

http://www.tmcresourcekit.com/the-chatsfield-case-study-interview-with-alison-norrington/


Via siobhan-o-flynn
more...
Jeni Mawter's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:49 AM

Upper young adult writers and story creators, this is awesome!

Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from Online Video
Scoop.it!

Netflix's Viewing Data: How We Know Where You Are in House of Cards

Netflix's Viewing Data: How We Know Where You Are in House of Cards | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

Over the past 7 years, Netflix streaming has expanded from thousands of members watching occasionally to millions of members watching over two billion hours every month.  Each time a member starts to watch a movie or TV episode, a “view” is created in our data systems and a collection of events describing that view is gathered.  Given that viewing is what members spend most of their time doing on Netflix, having a robust and scalable architecture to manage and process this data is critical to the success of our business.


Via sfaure
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

How Steven Soderbergh Solves a Filmmaking Problem on Set

How Steven Soderbergh Solves a Filmmaking Problem on Set | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
Something that is rarely talked about is the moment you get stuck on set, unhappy with the camera placement you initially picked, knowing there is a best way to film a scene but unable to come up with a solution.

Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brad Tollefson
Scoop.it!

Travel Videos - Watch, Plan, Visit - Travel Videos

Travel Videos - Watch, Plan, Visit - Travel Videos | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
Travel Videos from around the world, Australian travel video guide. Watch, Plan, Visit. Information, guides, Australia Tourism Video Production
Brad Tollefson's insight:

Overlander.tv features travel videos from around the world. Local Guides showing you their favourite locations. Destination Guides, Local Cuisine, Adventure, Culture, History, Nature and Wildlife. Visit our blog for our latest videos...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from "Cameras, Camcorders, Pictures, HDR, Gadgets, Films, Movies, Landscapes"
Scoop.it!

Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop

Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it

Via Tiaan Jonker, ABroaderView
more...
Estelblau's comment, November 27, 2013 5:17 AM
Do you click on the picture?
Margaret Waage's comment, November 29, 2013 9:32 AM
@Estelblau yes clicking on the photo worked! Thank you.. I hadn't tried that as I was accessing the link instead. Cool!
Estelblau's comment, December 2, 2013 5:02 AM
Great! I'm glad you made it ;)! Have a nice week @Margaret Waage
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

David Lynch: ‘Eraserhead’ Interview (1979). Rare video recorded...

David Lynch: ‘Eraserhead’ Interview (1979). Rare video recorded... | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
David Lynch: ‘Eraserhead’ Interview (1979). Rare video recorded for a television-production class at UCLA.

Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

How to Edit Like Kurosawa: An Analysis of the Final Battle in 'Seven Samurai'

How to Edit Like Kurosawa: An Analysis of the Final Battle in 'Seven Samurai' | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
It has been said many, many times: Akira Kurosawa is a master filmmaker — perhaps the master. However, what skill did the Master master?

Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brad Tollefson from VideoDrome
Scoop.it!

The Richard Linklater Approach to Filmmaking: Tips from His Searchlab Lecture

The Richard Linklater Approach to Filmmaking: Tips from His Searchlab Lecture | Backpack Filmmaker | Scoop.it
Richard Linklater is a DIY filmmaker hero for many reasons. He’s self-taught, completely obsessed with cinema and making films, and his approach to telling stories is one that I think many can relate to.

Via Mario Pires
more...
No comment yet.