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!
How to create a Doodle Dissolve transition with RoughAnimator
We challenged ourselves to find a way to use color to transition between two totally different clips. By connecting the clips with doodles, the end result is a powerful and playful visual. By drawing on the actual video with a pencil the transition became all about the creative approach to the connection – resulting […] Read more
7 Filmmaking Trends We Spotted at Sundance 2019
Our Art Director Sara Jean Hughes shares some filmmaking trends she spotted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival last week. Films About Adolescence After Eighth Grade swept awards season following its Sundance debut in 2018, there were many films this year that chronicled the nature of growing up. These included Big Time Adolescence, Share, […] Read more
Contributor guest post; Meet Gene Sung
Hello, my name is Gene and I’m an LA-based DP and Director. Dissolve very kindly let me write a blog post on some of my projects, so here it is. The first clip above is my Demo Reel, I DP’d pretty much all of it and directed a fair bit. Of course, like many […] Read more