Our favorite video magazines
Through their stories and their storytelling, video magazines can entertain, challenge, teach, inspire. We’ve rounded up some favorites — transporting readers from the underground scene to traditional Thai sword-making to the minds of filmmaking greats.
For makers and lovers of film, the freshly launched Booooooom TV includes animations, short films, music videos, and documentaries. They’re also promising to premiere films with favorite directors and produce their own content. Our favorite section? Trippy. Featuring …
Down the Rabbit Hole Festival titles, by Jurriaan Hos
The Foley Artist, by Oliver Holms
Jungles in Paris
Telling stories from around the world, Jungles in Paris includes both video and photo essays spanning culture, craft, geography, and wildlife.
Sword Maker, Lampang, Thailand, by James MacDonald
Crane.tv focuses on culture and the people who create and shape it — “the makers, writers, builders and dreamers.”
A Sign of Times Gone By, by Michael Richard Johnson, Elisa Brugger, and Chuck Lowry
For your dose of street, check out Dazed Digital, championing groundbreaking ideas and stories in fashion, music, art, film, and politics.
Doc X: Jam & Cheese, by Ewen Spencer
New York Times — Anatomy of a Scene
In the NYT’s Anatomy of a Scene series, film directors walk you through a scene in one of their movies, sharing insights into their process, direction, and shot considerations.
Scene from Room, narrated by director Lenny Abrahamson
In addition to its Editors’ Picks, which curates short films from around the Internet, Atlantic Video creates its own videos, including short documentaries, animations, and experiments.
Meet the Diplomat-Skateboarders of Havana, by Greyson Korhonen
Have any others to add? We’d love to hear them!
Get Vertical Ready with Dissolve
We all know that vertical footage is on the rise, accelerating to keep up with growing demand and increased smartphone use. As mobile phones become ubiquitous, we’re constantly using them (you may even be reading this on one) to capture and share content online and with each other. Since we hold our phones vertically 94% […] Read more
Achieving the MMUUULLTTIIPPLLY effect in Adobe® After Effects™
In our latest showreel, we experimented with multiplying subjects moving together, or in sequence. As we explored this idea, we ran into a variety of common problems. From masking; separating out our subjects to multiply with clean lines and minimal background noise, to selecting our clips. We pushed our Motion Designer, Petr, to the edge […] Read more
Meet Derek Armstrong McNeill
Derek McNeill has been telling visual stories most of his life. The Seattlite first honed his eye working as a photographer in the US Air Force, then worked in advertising art direction and design. He now divides his time shooting his own documentary projects and stock footage. “After carrying around a camera kit for years, telling visual […] Read more