Screen-Free Week: An Update
Screen-Free Week has ended and I have to admit, it was a true test of endurance, inner strength and willpower. A bit dramatic, you might say? Not if you knew me. As I've stated in the past, TV is my comfort,
Look at This Crazy Fish!
What does it take to get someone’s attention? That's a question my fellow TV producers and I ask each other all the time. A good story just doesn’t cut it anymore for cable TV. You have to add big characters,
Thank You, Mom!
Real Housewives of…, Toddlers and Tiaras, Dance Moms, The Kardashians – what do they all have in common? Crazy Moms! When I saw the "Tanning Booth Mom" on the news, I could practically hear reality TV executives everywhere, "Find me
Miniature “Faking” Creates Larger Than Life Images
While not an especially new technique, tilt-shift photography seems to be showing up more and more around the web. The technique involves manipulating the camera in such a way that life-sized locations and objects appear as miniature-scale models, and likely
Will “The Hobbit” Look Amazing…or Like a Soap Opera?
A coworker sent me a link to a Huffington Post article about the new 48 frames-per-second technology making its debut in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit. For those of you who may not know, 24 frames-per-second has been the standard frame rate since